March 29, 2023
Bob Saget's daughter Lara Saget

Lara Melanie Saget is the daughter of late stand-up comedian Bob Saget and his first wife Sherri Kramer. Sadly, 32 years old Lara, lost her beloved father, Bob in 2022. The news of Bob’s death was a great shock to his family.

Besides being recognized as Bob’s daughter, Lara has her own identity as an artist. She is a successful sculptor artist, curator, and educator. Additionally, the star kid is also the co-founder of studio200nyc and even works as a yoga instructor.

In addition to her multi-profession, what about her love life? Is Lara in a relationship with anyone? Well, here are all the answers to your questions including her early life, siblings, and the cause of her father’s death. Stick with us to know the answers!

Lara Melanie Saget is Californian By Birth; What is Her Ethnicity?

Lara Melanie Saget was born on 16 Oct 1989 in Los Angeles, California. Talking about her ethnicity, Lara paternally belongs to Jewish ancestry (East European). Her great-grandmother, who was Jewish hailed from the Russian Empire and her great-grandfather was also Jewish. However, he was from Latvia, born somewhere around Riga.

Lara’s grandmother (also Bob’s mother), Rosalyn Dolly was a hospital administrator, and her paternal grandfather, Benjamin Morton Saget was a supermarket executive. They are presumed to have been a local of Norfolk, Virginia where they raised Lara’s late father, Bob.

Well, Saget is American by her nationality.

Her Education; Has Two Bachelor’s Degrees

Lara, who is now 32 years, went to Barnard College. She is also a former student at Colombia University in New York City from where she graduated with a bachelor’s in arts in 2012. The 1989-born thusly has two degrees from two different Universities.

Lara, furthermore, also has a master’s degree in fine arts from New York University (graduated in 2018). Interestingly, her older sister, Aubrey also studied at New York University.

Lara Melanie Saget’s Parents Bob and Sherri Were High School Lovers

Lara was the second-born daughter to famous stand-up comedian Bob Saget and his first wife Sherri Kramer. Bob and Sherri were high school lovers who tied the knot in 1982.

Married for 15 years, Bob and Sherri had three daughters altogether. But later, in 1997, the couple decided to get divorced.  When together, they worked in Bob Saget: In The Dream State, 1990, which is a television documentary.

After the ex-couple divorced, Bob, in 2018, married Kelly Rizzo, who is an ex-TV host. Kelly shares a good relationship with all of Bob’s daughters.

Lara Has Two Sisters: Aubrey and Jennifer

The New York University graduate, Lara has two sisters. The elder one is Aubrey Saget, born on February 15, 1987, and the younger one is Jennifer Saget, born on November 18, 1992.

Lara with her sisters
Lara with her sisters Aubrey and Jennifer

Lara’s elder sister, Aubrey Saget completed her Bachelor’s in fine arts from New York University, New York in 2009, as mentioned earlier. Indeed, in 2015, she earned New York University Steinhardt Masters in Fine Art Scholarship Award Grant. Finally, in 2016, she did her Master’s in Fine Arts at the same university. She is now pursuing her career as a painter.

On the other hand, Lara’s younger sister, Jennifer has kept her life private. Despite this, she attended the red carpet twice with her father. Firstly, in November 2004, she appeared at the premiere of the movie Hidalgo and again at a gala event held in Beverly Hills, California in April 2008.

Lara is an Artist by Profession: Her Yoga and Other Works 

Lara seems to be much more focused and active in her professional life. She is an artist who uses rocks, glass, and metal-like materials in her art. Bob’s middle daughter has been a sculptor since she was 18. She initially trained as a painter.

Lara's artwork
Lara’s artwork on her website

Moreover, she posts her artwork on her website, where she has also generated a statement that starts as,

My work makes materially visible the limitations of logic. My practice is fueled by the belief that not all facts are absolute.

She further adds,

I introduce glass to tree, to the oldest tree I know. Glass burns tree, paralyzing its remains. 

Additionally, she believes that trees speak a language that humans may have gone deaf to. Besides being an artist, Bob’s daughter Lara is the co-founder at studio200nyc and a yoga instructor.

The late actor Bob Saget's middle daughter and sculptor artist, Lara Saget.
The 32 years old sculptor artist and Bob Saget’s daughter, Lara Saget. From Testudo

As an artist, Lara has also won several awards and recognitions; some of them are the 2017 New York University MFA Artistic Practice Award, the 2017/18 Urban Glass Scholarship Award, and the 2016 Steinhardt MFA Scholarship Award, among others.

Her Instagram also Says a lot About Her Work  

Bob Saget’s daughter, Lara’s social media handles especially her Instagram says quite a lot about her artworks. The actor’s daughter is literally all about her sculptor works throughout her Ig with occasional tributary posts to her late father, her mother, and her sisters.

There are several instances where Lara has shared TBT pictures of her family, especially of herself when she was a kid and she was with her father. Meanwhile, some of her Instagram posts also feature Lara doing her yoga practices.

But the content on her social media handles predominantly includes her unique and varied sculptor pieces. While Lara is fairly active with her Instagram handle, she seems detached from other spaces like Twitter and Facebook.

Does Lara Melanie Saget Have A Boyfriend?

Lara Melanie Saget is quite secretive regarding her personal life. Though she is active on social media platforms (be it Instagram, Facebook, and others), she has kept her relationship affairs to herself.

Therefore, it is quite difficult to trace her love life as Lara prefers to stay away from all the media and paparazzi. Resultantly, it might be a while before Lara talks about her boyfriend or if she has any, in the first place.

A Short Bio of Lara’s Father Bob Saget

Bob Saget (Robert Lane Saget) was born on May 17, 1956, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He was born to a Jewish family. In 1975, Bob completed high school followed by graduation with a Bachelor of Arts in 1978.

Lara's father Bob
Lara’s father Bob Saget

Though Lara’s dad started his career as a stand-up comedian, he rose to fame after his work on the show Full House in 1987 which later also ran on Netflix from 2016 to 2020 with the name Fuller House.

In addition, Saget worked on several series including the popular sitcom, How I Met Your Mother which ran for nine seasons. Consequently, he had a successful career as a Comedian, TV host, director, and actor.

How Did Lara Melanie Saget’s Father Bob Saget Die?  

Unfortunately, on January 9, 2022, the comedian-actor, Bob Saget died in his hotel room at the Ritz-Carlton. Orange County Sheriff’s Office confirmed the death of 65 years old, Bob  through their Twitter account where they said,

Earlier today, deputies were called to the Ritz-Carlton Orlando, Grande Lakes for a call about an unresponsive man in a hotel room. The man was identified as Robert Saget & pronounced deceased on scene. Detectives found no signs of foul play or drug use in this case.  

Bob’s family was devastated after knowing about his death. It is because, just before the day of his death, he had performed in Ponte Vedra Beach. So, the news of his death was shocking to everyone. Also, the reported cause of Bob’s death was accidental head trauma.

Lara Was Very Close to Her Dad Bob Saget

Bob Saget’s death came as shock to his family. Since all his daughters including Lara were very close to him, it was really difficult for them to mourn his death. On the sweet remembrance of Bob, on father’s day, Lara posted a photo on her Instagram where she wrote,

My dad wasn’t just my dad, he was my best friend. He wore his heart, didn’t hide it; he wasn’t afraid of love.

Furthermore, Lara added that her father simply wanted to share laughter and love with this world and he always chose love.

Lara Saget with her dad
Lara Saget with her father Bob Saget

Lara’s words for her father are so deep and pure that everyone can feel the pain she has been going through. There are no words to explain the unconditional love of father and daughter.

Lara Melanie Saget’s Net Worth

Regarding the net worth, Lara Saget has not disclosed it. However, it is believed that she has been able to gather a good amount of money by selling her artwork through her website and even Instagram. And by estimation and guesswork, her net worth has been assumed to be at least around six figures with some claiming it to be as high as $1 million and above.

After all, each of Saget’s art pieces comes with an average price tag of around $5000 to $10,000.

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