Bob Ross’ Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Oct 29, 1942

Death Date

July 4, 1995

Age of Death

52 years

Cause of Death




The painter Bob Ross died at the age of 52. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Iconic American painter and former television host of Public Television’s The Joy of Painting. His famous perm came about when he needed to save money and he was looking for a way around haircuts.

He grew up with a half-brother, Jim, whom he would reference on his show. He was married two times, to women named Jane and Vicky. He had three children: Bob, Morgan and Steve.



“I was the guy who makes you scrub the latrine, the guy who makes you make your bed, the guy who screams at you for being late to work. The job requires you to be a mean, tough person. And I was fed up with it. I promised myself that if I ever got away from it, it wasn’t going to be that way any more.” (Bob Ross)


“I believe, I believe every day is a good day when you paint.” (Bob Ross)


“If you learned how to make a cloud, your time is not wasted.” (Bob Ross)


“I really believe that if you practice enough you could paint the ‘Mona Lisa’ with a two-inch brush.” (Bob Ross)


“I don’t intimidate anyone. Instead, I try to get people to believe in themselves.” (Bob Ross)