Bob Seger, born Robert Clark Seger on 6th May 1945, has been a U.S. pianist, guitarist, and singer-songwriter. He had been inducted in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in the year 2004. He was also included in the Songwriters Hall of Fame in the year 2012. At the same time, Bob was named by Billboard as Legend of Live Honoree during the 12th Annual Billboard Touring Conference & Awards.

Personal Life

Bob took birth in Detroit, Michigan, United States. He was born to Stewart Seger and Charlotte. He has a male sibling; an elder brother named George. His parents shifted to Ann Arbor when he was just 5-year old. The father of Bob had been a technician with Ford Motor Company and had been playing a number of musical instruments.

Hence, Bob had become acquainted with the various nuances of music during his childhood. He had also been a witness to hot arguments taking place regularly between his mother and father during the night. Bob’s father left the family for good in 1956 when he was hardly 11 years old. Consequently, the residual family faced financial hardships.

Bob joined Tappan Middle High School in Ann Arbor, Michigan. He completed his graduation from Pioneer High School (which was then known as Ann Arbor High School) in the year 1963. Bob participated in track and field events during his High School days. He also studied at Lincoln Park High School for around a year.

First, Bob Seger married Renne Andrietti in 1968. However, the relationship could not go beyond one year, and they sought a from divorce each other. He then was in a relationship with Jan Dinsdale. The relationship lasted for eleven years from 1972 to 1983. Next, Bob married Annette Sinclair, an actress, in the year 1987, but this marriage met the same fate. They divorced after one year of marriage. After that Bob tied the knot with Juanita Dorricott in the year 1993. They had met in 1991, and dated each other for around two years. They are living together since then peacefully. They have been blessed with two children namely Samantha Char and Christopher Cole.


Bob, initially, formed a band referred to as Decibels. In that band, he used to play keyboards, piano and contributed vocally. After the disbandment of Decibels, he became associated with a four-piece band called Town Criers in which he led the vocals. He then became associated with Dough Brown & The Omens which had been much bigger than Town Criers. After that Bob signed a contract with Cameo-Parkway Records. Next, he joined hands with Capitol Records during the spring season of 1968. Later, The Capitol Records changed its name as The Bob Seger System.

Bob Seger formed its own band entitled Silver Bullet Band in the year 1974. He along with the Silver Band brought out an album entitled “Live Bullet” in the month of April 1976. Bob was at his peak of the career during the years between 1976 and 1987. He has recently declared his new album entitled “I Knew You when” on 22nd September 2017. His net worth is estimated at $45 million.

Last Modified: Mar 6, 2020

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