Bob Iger has led Walt Disney Company to great success. Find out his net worth and salary
Bob Iger has a huge net worth of approx. $100 million. He has amassed this huge net worth from his successful administration as the CEO and Chairperson of Walt Disney Company. Considered as the man behind Disney’s immense success, Bob receives a huge salary from the company.
Walt Disney Company has expanded under the administration of Bob Iger
The former President and COO of Walt Disney Company, Bob Iger ascended to the position of Chairman and CEO of the company in 2005. Since then, he has helped expand the company in various ways. Iger will be continuing his tenure as the CEO as his contract has been extended up to July 2019.
Disney has experienced a sustainable growth since Iger has been in charge. Under Iger’s administration, Disney has increased its profit by $1 billion, in the year 2015-16 only. His guidance and experiences have raised the company’s capital from estimated $48 billion to $169 billion.
Disney bought Pixar for $7.4 billion in 2006, only a year after Iger took control. Likewise, in 2009, Iger oversaw the acquisition of Marvel in 2009 and Lucasfilm in 2012. Disney bought Marvel for $4 billion and Lucasfilm for $4.06 billion.
Bob’s invaluable contribution to Disney has been honored with various accolades
Bob’s philanthropic contributions and leadership role were honored with the Ambassador for Humanity Award, the highest honor of the USC Shoah Foundation Institute for Visual History and Education, in June 2012.
In 2014, he was presented with the Producers Guild of America (PGA)’s highest recognition, The Milestone Award, for his historic contributions to entertainment. He was inducted into the Broadcasting & Cable magazine’s Hall of Fame and Toy Industry Hall of Fame in 2015.
He has been identified as one of the best CEOs of the world by various news outlets like Institutional Investors magazine, MarketWatch, etc.
Bob Iger’s salary and net worth
Iger’s contribution as a visionary CEO of Disney has helped him accumulate a huge net worth in addition to the prestigious awards. He is worth $100 million approximately, as of 2017.
His salary has, however, been diminishing since past few years. As per the reports, Bob earned a total of $46.5 million as his salary, including bonuses and compensation, in 2014. The value decreased to $44.9 million in 2015 and $43.9 million in 2014.