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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 28 years.
If he were still alive today, he would be 81 years old.

People who 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?

He 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 centimeters, his height was 188 cm.

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

See also: Celebrities who are 6 ft 2 inches.

How old would Bob Ross be now?

If he were still alive today, he would be 81 years old.

How many years ago did he die?

He died 28 years, 7 months, and 29 days ago.

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 28 years ago. Two decades have passed since his death.

To put that into perspective.

  • A child who 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 seven FIFA World Cups have taken place. Furthermore, around eight 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 seven new prime ministers.
  • 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 Judy

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

Bob Hoskins

Bob Hoskins

Actor Deceased
Born on October 26, 1942
Star Sign: Scorpio

Martin Scorsese

Martin Scorsese

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

Joe Biden

Joe Biden

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

Billy Connolly

Billy Connolly

Comedian
Born on November 24, 1942
Star Sign: Sagittarius

Jimi Hendrix

Jimi Hendrix

Musician Deceased
Born on November 27, 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

Eazy E

Rapper Deceased
Died on Mar 26, 1995, at the age of 30.
Star Sign: Virgo

Selena

Selena

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

Jerry Garcia

Jerry Garcia

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

Mickey Mantle

Mickey Mantle

Baseball player Deceased
Died on Aug 13, 1995, 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.

Gordon Ramsay

Gordon Ramsay

Celebrity chef
Born on November 8, 1966
Height: 1.88m / 6 ft 2 inches

People who are taller than him

Celebrities and other figures who are slightly taller than him.

Eric Trump

Eric Trump

American businessman
Born on January 6, 1984
Height: 1.93m / 6 ft 4 inches

Bam Bam Bigelow

Bam Bam Bigelow

Wrestler Deceased
Born on September 1, 1961
Height: 1.93m / 6 ft 4 inches

Antonio Rüdiger

Antonio Rüdiger

Soccer player
Born on March 3, 1993
Height: 1.90m / 6 ft 3 inches

People who are shorter than him

Celebrities and other figures who are slightly shorter than him.

Aaron Carter

Aaron Carter

Singer Deceased
Born on December 7, 1987
Height: 1.82m / 6 foot

Luis Suarez

Luis Suarez

Soccer player
Born on January 24, 1987
Height: 1.82m / 6 foot

Bryan Kohberger

Bryan Kohberger

Suspected murderer
Born on November 21, 1994
Height: 1.83m / 6 foot

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