Also Known For : Director, Comedian
Birth Place : San Francisco, California, United States of America
Zodiac Sign : Scorpio
Chinese Zodiac : Rabbit
Birth Element : Water
Rob Schneider Biography, Life, Interesting Facts
Rob Schneider is a multi-talented persona; he is a screenwriter, director, comedian and actor. He is best known for his supporting role in Adam Sandler films such as Big Daddy, The Waterboy, and Grown Ups. Before fame, Rob worked with longtime alumnus including Monty Python and Richard Pryor. He emerged as a standup comedian, and at the end, he opted to make a living out of what he loves best.
Early And Childhood Life
Rob Schneider is a native of San Francisco who was born on October 31, 1963.His father Marvin Schneider was a Jewish father and his mother Pilar Schneider was a Filipina descent. His sitcom career came knocking at the age of 15 when he appeared at several local comedy venues. The Monty Python’s and Peter Seller’s album inspired him from the start. He later graduated from Pacifica’s Terra Nova High School where he landed his first break on the Late Night with David Letterman. While still trying to walk on his own, Rob showcased his skill at San Francisco comedy club openings.
After his high school graduation, the up-and-coming comedian set off for Europe. Rob Schneider traveled for several months, but he had robbed everything when he arrived in Paris. He managed to scrape enough money where he returned to the United States. He went to San Francisco and renewed his zeal to make it as a promising comedian. Without a doubt, Rob turned out to be an active and rosy comedian. His big break came knocking in 1990 when he met Lorne Michaels; the SNL producer who discovered his talent. He didn’t wait for long for him to find out that he can write his materials. Active claims followed him, and his pseudonym fame of Richard ‘the Richmeister Laymer’ and ‘The Sensitive Naked Man’ show followed along. From 1993 to 1994 Rob stayed on the sitcom show till when he opted to quit following his film career.
Following his withdrawal from SNL, Rob landed a supporting role in the Sylvester Stallone vehicle Judge Dredd in 1995.He later returned to his previous career after a year where he performed at Men Behaving Badly sitcom. Even though his all energy was on film, he managed to appear in Big Daddy and Waterboy.
Schneider significant breakthrough came when he appeared in The Waterloo and Big Daddy. The two films garnered him countable recognitions and award. He was also seen in The Animal film which received positive reviews. From 2000 to 2007 Schneider appeared in several movies such as Muppets from Space, Little Nicky, 50 First Dates and Around the World in 80 Days, The Longest Yard and among others.
In 2007 Rob wore the hat of a director in collaboration with Big Stan. The film was released both in the US and overseas. He was later seen in the CBS-TV comedy, but the series was then canceled in the mid of 2012.
Rob Schneider married Patricia Azarcoya, a Mexican television producer in California. The couple has one child named Miranda Scarlet Schneider. A dedicated environmentalist, Scheider makes every effort to save the surrounding from the side effects of global warming. As a result, Rob owns a hybrid car that is environmentally friendly. He was given a chance to host the 13th Annual Environmental Media Award.He launched Rob Schneider Music Foundation with the aim of supporting Pacifica’s elementary schools. The funds for the salary as well as musical instruments and equipment required.