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Naomi Yomtov is a creative force, known for her remarkable contributions to the film and television industry. However, what makes her journey even more fascinating is her deep connection with her husband, the renowned actor and comedian, Bob Odenkirk. Together, they have forged a dynamic partnership that has left an indelible mark on the world of comedy, writing, and production.

Want to know more about the multifaceted career of Naomi Yomtov, her accomplishments and the collaborative synergy she shares with her husband? Continue reading this piece, then.

Naomi Yomtov biography

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Naomi Yomtov is a  producer, writer, philanthropist and businesswoman who hails from the United States of America.

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Naomi Yomtov career

Yomtov’s professional journey has steered her into a distinctive and often underestimated role within the entertainment industry. Her role as a film producer demands profound meticulous attention to detail.

Her voyage into the realm of movie production commenced with Melvin Goes to Dinner in 2003, a film directed by her spouse, Bob Odenkirk. The film earned numerous accolades, notably the prestigious Copper Wing Award in 2003.

She was also involved in the production of Derek and Simon in 2007, a web-based series co-created by Odenkirk, Simon Helberg and Derek Walter. This series won an award at the Hollywood Net Awards in 2008. She was part of the production for nine additional shows and short films.

In partnership with her spouse, she also successfully managed his talent management company, Odenkirk Provissiero Entertainment, headquartered in Los Angeles, California. She also played a crucial part in persuading her husband to accept the role of Saul Goodman in Breaking Bad and its subsequent spin-off, Better Call Saul.

Beyond her roles in the entertainment industry, she has excelled as a businesswoman. Yomtov is the co-founder of Cali’flour Foods, a company specialising in crafting healthy and organic pizza crusts and other products using cauliflower as a key ingredient.

Furthermore, Yomtov is a renowned writer. She is credited as the author of the illustrative book, titled: Mr. Show: What Happened (1995).

In addition, she has actively engaged in philanthropic endeavours. She contributes her efforts to organisations such as the Children’s Hospital Los Angeles and offers support to the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Southern California. Yomtov passionately advocates for LGBTQ+ rights within the entertainment industry and society as a whole.

Naomi Yomtov movies

Naomi Yomtov with her husband

Below are some of the notable projects and works associated with Yomtov

  • “W/Bob and David” (2015): This is a sketch comedy series created by Bob Odenkirk and David Cross. It features a mix of absurd, satirical and often darkly comedic sketches.
  • “How to Cheat on Your Wife” (2012): The plot revolves around a man’s comical attempts to cheat on his wife.
  • “Let’s Do This!” (2011)
  • “Comedy by the Numbers” (2009)
  • “Atom TV” (2009): “Atom TV” was a comedy series on Comedy Central that showcased various comedic sketches, short films and animations.
  • “Derek and Simon: The Show” (2007): This is a web-based series co-created by Bob Odenkirk, Simon Helberg and Derek Walter. It features humorous sketches and situations.
  • “Derek & Simon: A Bee and a Cigarette” (2006)
  • “The Pity Card” (2006): The central character, who happens to be of Jewish descent, discovers that he possesses what he whimsically refers to as a “Pity Card” – a reference to the Holocaust, which he contemplates using as a means to gain sympathy when pursuing romantic interests.
  • “Melvin Goes to Dinner” (2003): This film is about a man who goes out for a simple dinner with a friend, which turns into a night of deep philosophical conversations and self-discovery.

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Naomi Yomtov’s net worth

According to reports, Yomtov is said to have a net worth of $2 million.

Naomi Yomtov family

There is limited information about her family. Regarding her immediate family, she is married to Bob Odenkirk

Bob Odenkirk

Bob Odenkirk

Robert John Odenkirk, born on October 22, 1962, is an American actor, comedian and filmmaker. He is widely recognised for his portrayal of the character “Saul Goodman” in the acclaimed TV series, Breaking Bad, and its spin-off, Better Call Saul. His performance in the latter earned him a nomination for the Primetime Emmy Award for “Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series”. Furthermore, he is a producer of the latter series which received six nominations for the Primetime Emmy Award for “Outstanding Drama Series”.

His writing talent has left an indelible mark on television, with contributions to popular series like Saturday Night Live (1987-1991) and The Ben Stiller Show (1992), which earned him Emmy Awards for “Outstanding Writing for a Variety Series” in 1989 and 1993, respectively. Odenkirk’s creative efforts extended to “Late Night with Conan O’Brien” (1993-1994) and he portrayed the recurring character, “Agent Stevie Grant” in The Larry Sanders Show (1993-1998).

Odenkirk is also celebrated for his involvement in the HBO sketch comedy series, Mr. Show with Bob and David (1995-1998), a project he co-created and co-starred in alongside fellow comedian David Cross.

In the early 2000s, Odenkirk played a pivotal role in discovering the comedy duo Tim & Eric. He produced their television series – Tom Goes to the Mayor (2004-2006) and Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job! (2007-2010). His directorial credits include the films “Melvin Goes to Dinner” (2003), “Let’s Go to Prison” (2006), and “The Brothers Solomon” (2007).

Other notable projects he has been featured in include Nebraska (2013) and the first season of Fargo (2014). In 2015, he and Cross reunited, along with the entire Mr. Show cast to bring forth W/ Bob & David on Netflix. He is also known for projects such as Steven Spielberg’s The Post (2017), Pixar’s Incredibles 2 (2018), Little Women (2019) and Nobody (2021), which he also produced.

On April 18, 2022, Odenkirk was honoured with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. This recognition coincided with the premiere of the final season of Better Call Saul. Notably, Odenkirk’s star is positioned adjacent to the star of his Breaking Bad co-star, Bryan Cranston.

In 2022, an exciting new series featuring Odenkirk was unveiled for AMC, titled Lucky Hank. The series is based on the novel Straight Man by Richard Russo and made its debut on March 19, 2023.

Naomi Yomtov and Bob Odenkirk

Naomi Yomtov and Bob Odenkirk

In 1997, Odenkirk married Yomtov. Their union so far brought forth two children, a son and a daughter.

The couple’s initial encounter took place in 1994 when Odenkirk was performing stand-up comedy at the UnCabaret in West Hollywood, California. Fate smiled upon them once more when they crossed paths outside a comedy club in Santa Monica.

The culmination of their love story was their marriage in 1997 and they have remained a devoted couple for more than two decades. Their family expanded with the arrival of Nathan, born on December 3, 1998, and Erin, born on November 24, 2000. Notably,

Naomi Yomtov age

Yomtov was born on December 2, 1974. She is currently 48 years old and will celebrate her 49th birthday in 2023.

Naomi Yomtov now

There is limited information on recent happenings around Naomi Yomtov.

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