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Bob Ross

American painter.

Born on October 29, 1942.
Died at the age of 52 on July 4, 1995.
Cause of Death: Complications from lymphoma.

Bob Ross
He has been dead for over 26 years.
If he was still alive today, he would be 79 years of age.

Who else died in 1995?
Famous people who died from cancer.

Which generation did Bob Ross belong to?

Bob Ross was a part of the Silent Generation demographic cohort.


"But I thought he was a boomer?!"

Bob Ross was not a boomer. The boomer generation started in 1945, whereas he was born in 1942.

That is a 3 year difference!

The "boomer" label is often applied to older people by mistake.

What was he known for?

Ross was the creator and host of the TV show "The Joy of Painting".

Which star sign was Bob Ross?

Bob Ross had the star sign Scorpio.

Life Path Number.

His Life Path Number was 1.

How tall was he?

Bob Ross was around 6 ft 2 inches tall. In centimetres, his height was 188 cm.

This means that he was noticeably taller than the average American male.

If Bob Ross was still alive, how old would he be now?

If he was still alive today, he would be 79 years old.

What day of the week was he born on?

He was born on a Thursday.

What day of the week did he die on?

He died on a Tuesday.

How long ago did Bob Ross die?

He died in July, 1995, which was over 26 years ago. Two decades have passed since his death.

To put that into perspective.

  • A child that was born on the day of his death has grown up, finished school and started a family by now.
  • Since Bob Ross' death in 1995, roughly six FIFA World Cups have taken place. Furthermore, around seven US presidential elections have been held.
  • He died before the first PlayStation video game console was released.
  • Since his death, the United States has had four new presidents.
  • The United Kingdom has had five new Prime Ministers since he passed away.
  • Because he died in 1995, it means that he probably never heard of famous names such as Beyonce, the Backstreet Boys, the Spice Girls, Tiger Woods, J. K. Rowling and Britney Spears.
  • He did not live long enough to see the film Toy Story.

Other people who were born around October 29, 1942.

Celebrities and other notable figures who were born around the same time as Bob Ross.

Judge Judy

Judge / TV personality.
Born on October 21st, 1942
Star Sign: Libra

Martin Scorsese

Film director.
Born on November 17th, 1942
Star Sign: Scorpio

Joe Biden

US President.
Born on November 20th, 1942
Star Sign: Scorpio

Billy Connolly

Comedian.
Born on November 24th, 1942
Star Sign: Sagittarius

Jimi Hendrix

Musician. Deceased
Born on November 27th, 1942
Star Sign: Sagittarius

Other people who died around July 4, 1995.

Celebrities and other notable figures who died around the same time as Bob Ross.

Eazy E

Rapper. Deceased
Died on March 26th, 1995
Died at the age of 31
Star Sign: Virgo

Selena

Latin singer. Deceased
Died on March 31st, 1995
Died at the age of 23
Star Sign: Aries

Jerry Garcia

Guitarist. Deceased
Died on August 9th, 1995
Died at the age of 53
Star Sign: Leo

Mickey Mantle

Baseball player. Deceased
Died on August 13th, 1995
Died at the age of 63
Star Sign: Libra

People who are the same height as Bob Ross.

Celebrities and other notable figures who are exactly the same height as him.

Logan Paul

Youtuber.
Born on April 1st, 1995
Height: 1.88m / 6 ft 2 inches

Jay-Z

Rapper.
Born on December 4th, 1969
Height: 1.88m / 6 ft 2 inches

Paul Walker

Actor. Deceased
Born on September 12th, 1973
Height: 1.88m / 6 ft 2 inches

Hugh Laurie

Actor.
Born on June 11th, 1959
Height: 1.88m / 6 ft 2 inches

Daniel Sturridge

English soccer player.
Born on September 1st, 1989
Height: 1.88m / 6 ft 2 inches

People who are taller than him.

Celebrities and other figures who are slightly taller than him.

Will Ferrell

Actor.
Born on July 16th, 1967
Height: 1.91m / 6 ft 3 inches

John Krasinski

Actor.
Born on October 20th, 1979
Height: 1.91m / 6 ft 3 inches

MrBeast

Youtuber.
Born on May 7th, 1998
Height: 1.91m / 6 ft 3 inches

Andy Murray

Tennis player.
Born on May 15th, 1987
Height: 1.90m / 6 ft 3 inches

Frank Bruno

Boxer.
Born on November 16th, 1961
Height: 1.90m / 6 ft 3 inches

Conan O'Brien

American talk show host.
Born on April 18th, 1963
Height: 1.93m / 6 ft 4 inches

People who are shorter than him.

Celebrities and other figures who are slightly shorter than him.

Charles Whitman

Mass murderer. Deceased
Born on June 24th, 1941
Height: 1.83m / 6 foot

Kevin Costner

Actor.
Born on January 18th, 1955
Height: 1.85m / 6 ft 1 inches

Luke Shaw

Soccer player.
Born on July 12th, 1995
Height: 1.85m / 6 ft 1 inches

Adrien Brody

Actor.
Born on April 14th, 1973
Height: 1.85m / 6 ft 1 inches

Aaron Ramsey

Soccer player.
Born on December 26th, 1990
Height: 1.82m / 6 foot

Jensen Ackles

Actor.
Born on March 1st, 1978
Height: 1.86m / 6 ft 1 inches

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