Bill Fagerbakke
Bill Fagerbakke
Celebrated Name: Bill Fagerbakke
Real Name/Full Name: William Bill Fagerbakke
Gender: Male
Age: 66 years old
Birth Date: October 4, 1957
Birth Place: Fontana, California, United States
Nationality: American
Height: 5 ft 10 inches
Weight: 90 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Separated
Wife/Spouse (Name): Catherine McClenahan (m. 1989; separated 2012)
Children/Kids (Son and Daughter): Yes, (Carson Fagerbakke, and Hannah Fagerbakke)
Dating/Girlfriend (Name): N/A
Is Bill Fagerbakke Gay?: No
Profession: Actor, voice actor
Salary: NA
Net Worth in 2024: $12 million
Last Updated: April 2024

William Mark Fagerbakke, widely known as Bill Fagerbakke, is a US voice actor, and actor. He is famous for his work in the successful animated series ‘SpongeBob Squarepants’ on Nickelodeon. The show has been running for more than eighteen years and has grabbed massive success and several awards including six Annie Awards, and two Emmy Awards. He is also famous for his performance in the situational comic series ‘Coach.’

Maybe you know about Bill Fagerbakke very well, but do you know how old and tall is he and what is his net worth in 2024? If you do not know, we have prepared this article about details of Bill Fagerbakke’s short biography-wiki, career, professional life, personal life, today’s net worth, age, height, weight, and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.

Early Life & Biography

Fagerbakke was born in Fontana, California. In his youth, he shifted to Rupert, Idaho. He graduated from Minico High School in 1975. He has been a three-sport athlete who used to play basketball and football for the Spartans.

As he was the top football player in his college, he has received multiple scholarship offers from his college that includes Pac-8 schools. He attended the University of Idaho, Moscow.  Fagerbakke later attended Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas

After devoting two years to football, and four years in education, he obtained his bachelor’s degree in the year 1981. Fagerbakke has always wanted to become a sportsman, but due to his knee injury, he was not able to pursue his dream of becoming a sportsman. He started to look for acting roles to begin his career in acting. Finally, he got his first break as a theatrical role in a college production named “Godspell.”

Personal Life

Bill Fagerbakke has been a highly proficient athlete in his youth. He used to play as a defensive lineman for his team “Vandals.” He has been appreciated by his college for his outstanding talent in football competition and was also awarded college football scholarships.

Talking about his relationships, Fagerbakke got married to Catherine McClenahan in the year 1989. They are blessed with two children as Carson Fagerbakke (son) and Hannah Fagerbakke (daughter). However, due to some personal reasons, their marriage could not last long, and they got separated several years after their marriage in 2012.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on October 4, 1957, Bill Fagerbakke is 66 years old as of today’s date 21st April 2024. His height is 5 ft 10 inches tall, and his weight is 90 kg.


The professional acting career of Bill Fagerbakke started in the movie ‘Perfect Strangers,’ a direction by Larry Cohen. The film was released in 1984, and Bill played a minor role in this movie. After this opportunity, Bill got a few more acting offers that included ‘The Secret of My Success’ (released in 1987) and ‘Loose Cannons’ (released in 1990).

His major break came from the significant role that he performed in the series ‘Coach’. The show was aired between 1989 to 1997.

In 1994, Fagerbakke also lent his voice in the major character in the animated Television series named ‘Beethoven.’ He got a few more roles such as ‘The Stand,’ ‘Sabrina the Teenage Witch,’ ‘Oz,’ ‘The Grim Adventures of Billy and Mandy’, and ‘Dumb and Dumber.’

Since 1999, he has been performing in the famous animated Television series named ‘SpongeBob Squarepants.’

Besides the small screen, Fagerbakke has also performed in feature films. Some of them being ‘The Night of the Headless Horse’ (released in 2000), ‘Finding Amanda’ (released in 2008), ‘Jennifer’s Body’ (released in 2009), and ‘The Artist’ (released in 2011) that won the Oscar. In addition to it, he has also been starred in various episodes of the popular television series ‘How I Met Your Mother’ from 2005 to 2014.

Awards & Achievements

Fagerbakke received a lot of praise for his significant work in “Coach.” The series was a big success, and for that, he also won various awards that include two Emmys awards.

He has worked in a very famous animated series, “SpongeBob Squarepants,” that has been airing for more than 18 years and has earned much popularity and acclaim over the years. It has won two Emmy Awards and six Annie Awards.

He has also performed in the Oscar-winning film ‘The Artist’ that was released in 2011.

Fagerbakke has also appeared in TV series named ‘How I Met Your Mother’ between 2005 to 2014 where he played the role of Marvin Eriksen Sr. The series has been an enormous hit, and received a lot of admiration from its viewers.

Net Worth & Salary of Bill Fagerbakke in 2024

Bill Fagerbakke Net Worth
Bill Fagerbakke Net Worth

Acting and voice-based acting has been his major source of earning. He has been worked in successful and long-standing shows that include “SpongeBob Squarepants” and “How I Met Your Mother.” Besides shows, he has worked in the hit movie “Coach,” and the Oscar-winning film “The Artist.” He is known for his brilliant performance and has won several awards, that includes Emmy Awards and Annie Awards. He has also lent his voice in the popular animated show” Beethoven.” Looking at his impressive acting career, his net worth $12 million as of April 2024.

Bill Fagerbakke is a widely popular actor, and voice actor who has worked in several critically acclaimed shows. Though acting wasn’t his first choice, he has made an incredible career and huge fan following through his remarkable acting performances.


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