Bob Chapek (born 1960) is an American Business Executive, Entrepreneur, and the new CEO of Disney. He replaced Bob Iger and became the 7th CEO of Disney. Before this, he worked as the executive chairman of Disney parks.
Iger served for a period of 15 years and on 25th February he decided to step down from his place and named Chapek to be the next CEO. According to the management of the company, Bob Chapek will prove to be a great leader and that the company will grow a lot in his leadership.
— Walt Disney Company (@WaltDisneyCo) February 25, 2020
Childhood, Parents, Siblings & Education
Disney’s CEO, Bob Chapek took birth in the year 1960 (age 59 years, as in 2019). The exact date of his birth is not available and will update as soon as the information becomes available.
He took birth in the Jew family and both his father and mother are Jewish. He can speak English as well as Spanish. There is no information about his siblings.
In his birth city, he joined a local school and completed his schooling. After school, he joined Indiana University and did his graduation and after this, he did his post-graduation from Michigan State University.
Personal Life, Girlfriend, Spouse & Children
The famous CEO is a family man. He is married to Cindy Chapek. The couple even has 3 kids, 2 daughters, and a son. His son is Brian Alan and his daughters are Kimberly Ann and Kelley Marie. He lives with his family in Chicago.
Some people say that he and his wife are high school sweethearts and that they dated each other for many years before tying the knot. If this is true then it means that Bob Chapek is married to his girlfriend.
In his personal life, he does not like to connect with people much. He is not even present on any social media platform.
Some Hidden Facts About Bob Chapek
|Real Full Birth Name||Bob Chapek.|
|Age (As of 2019)||59 years old.|
|Date of Birth (DOB), Birthday||1960.|
|Sexuality (Gay or Lesbian)||Straight.|
|Sun Sign (Zodiac Birth Sign)||N/A.|
|Height (Tall)||Feet & Inches: 6'2".
Centimeters: 187 cm.
Meters: 1.87 m.
|Weight||Kilograms: 82 Kg.
Pounds: 180.78 lbs.
|Shoe Size (UK)||12.|
|Parents||Father: Will Update Soon.
Mother: Not Known.
|Siblings||Information not available.|
|Personal Life Relationship|
|Kids||1. Brian Alan.
2. Kimberly Ann.
3. Kelly Marie.
|Highest Qualification||College Degree Completed.|
|School||Local High school.|
|Alma Mater||1. Indiana University.
2. Michigan State University.
|Profession||CEO of Disney.|
|Net worth||$ 50 million USD (As in 2019).|
Career & Net worth
He is working with Disney for a period of more than 28 years. Chapek has served as the Chairman of the Disney parks and has also served for Walt Disney parks before. He has acquired his position as the CEO while Bob Iger will stay as the Executive chairman.
The company management describes him as a visionary leader. Under his leadership, Disney Parks have achieved a lot of expansion. He has worked for more than 15 years to establish Shanghai Disney Park. The Park cost the company around 5.5 billion USD and it took 18 years for the park to complete.
Now as a CEO he is expected to improve the company’s revenue status. As reports say he will receive his salary in millions as CEO of Disney Company. According to a report, Bob Chapek accumulated net worth is around $50 million US dollars, as in 2020.
He has made the use of the latest technology to improve the customer’s experience at the park. Due to Chapek’s efforts, the revenue chart of the company Disney parks shows a great increase. He has also worked in the digital content distribution for the company.
He also does charity quite often according to sources he is associated with “Make a wish foundation” which helps the critically ill children.
- Bob Chapek stands at a tall height of 6 feet 2 inches (187 cm), and his weight is 92 kg.
- He is a watch collector and loves to wear Omega watches.
- Those who know him say that he is a very smart and humble guy.
- He is associated with the company for 22 years.
- Bob is expected to receive 61.5 million USD as of the year 2020.
- His name for the post of CEO got recommended by Bob Iger himself.