Dr. Roy Jonathan Cobb - Updated Jun 2024

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Dr. Roy Jonathan Cobb

Dr. Roy Jonathan Cobb is a well-known celebrity husband, professional doctor of medicine, (MD) Biology Dept-Instructor, and entrepreneur from the United States. Dr. Roy Jonathan Cobb is better known as the husband of Suzzanne Douglas, a famous American actress and television personality.

Early Life

In 1956, Dr. Roy Jonathan Cobb was born in Maplewood, New Jersey, in the United States of America. According to his birth year, he is 67 years old and holds American nationality.

He belongs to the African-American ethnicity and follows Christianity by religion. However, his exact date of birth and zodiac sign are still yet to be disclosed by him.

Following his parents, he has not talked much about his family members in the public or media. It seems this man is quite private and secretive when it comes to his family. In the future, he might disclose his family members information and we will update you then.


In terms of his academic qualification, he attended Phillips Exeter Academy and graduated there in the year 1975. After that, he went to Wesleyan University and earned his bachelor’s degree in the field of Biology major, English minor in 1979.

He went to Joan & Sanford I. Weill Medical College of Cornell University and earned his Medicine degree (M.D) in the year 1983. In addition, he also earned his Master of Education (M.Ed.) Adult Education from the University of Phoenix in the year 2012.

Professional Career

After completing graduation, Dr. Roy Jonathan Cobb began his professional career as a Neuroradiology fellow at NYU Medical Center in July 1987. In addition, he worked for two years there and left the job. After that, he joined Morris Imaging Associates as an Attending Physician.

Dr. Roy Jonathan Cobb

Caption: Dr. Roy Jonathan Cobb works as a Biology Dept-Adjunct instructor at William Paterson University (Source: News Unzip)

According to an online website, he worked there for 20 years and 10 months (from July 1989 to April 2010). Meanwhile, he also served as a professional Medical Director at Memorial Radiology Associates from 2006 to 2010.

Suzzanne Douglas

Dr. Roy Jonathan Cobb

Caption: Suzzanne Douglas a late American actress (Source: The New York Times)

Suzzanne Douglas began her acting career in theater, appearing in productions such as “The Tap Dance Kid” and “Three Penny Opera” on Broadway. She then transitioned to television and film, with roles in shows like “The Parent ‘Hood” and “Bones,” and films such as “How Stella Got Her Groove Back” and “The Inkwell.”

In addition, she was perhaps best known for her role as Jerri Peterson, the wife of Gregory Hines’ character, in the 1989 film “Tap.” She also had a recurring role on the WB series “The Parent ‘Hood” from 1995 to 1999, playing the character of Jerri Peterson.


As far of now, this Neuroradiolosit has not earned any awards or recognition at the moment. However, as a doctor, he might earn some recognition and honors in the following years.

On the other hand, his wife, as a talented actress has received recognition for her work in the entertainment industry. In addition, she was also honored with the Illinois State University Distinguished Alumni Award in 1994, in recognition of her contributions to the arts.

Suzzanne was also a member of the Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority. In addition, she was nominated for several awards throughout her career, including an NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actress in a Comedy Series for her role in “The Parent ‘Hood” in 1997.

Net Worth 2024

Being a Neuroradiolosit, he has collected a good sum of money throughout his profession. Moreover, his net worth is estimated at around $10 million to $15 million which he earned as a doctor of Medicine, a Biology adjunct instructor, and an Entrepreneur.

Relationship Status

On the 11th of February 1989, Dr. Roy Jonathan married his wife, Suzzanne Douglas. The wedding ceremony was organized in the Big Apple (New York). The couple first met on a blind date in the year 1987.

With the marriage, the couple has a beautiful daughter whose name is Jordan Cobb. Jordan has followed in her mother’s footsteps and is an actress and theatre artist.

Dr. Roy Jonathan Cobb

Caption: Dr. Roy Jonathan Cobb with his wife (Source: The US Sun)

Roy’s wife, Suzzanne died at the age of 64 years old, on the 6th of July 2021. According to an online report, she died because of unspecified cancer which she had been suffering from for the past two years. Suzzanne’s death was confirmed by her best friend Stephanie Perry Moore through a Facebook post.

Body Measurements

Dr. Roy stands 5 feet 8 inches tall (1.72 m) and weighs around 75 kg (165.43 lbs). Likewise, he has black hair with a pair of black eyes and his other body measurements are yet to be disclosed by him.

Social Media

Meanwhile, this American doctor is not active on any kinds of social media platforms such as Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook. In addition, he has a profile on Linkedin ‘@rjonathancobb.’