Kelly Rizzo, the widow of comedian and actor Bob Saget, has found love again with Breckin Meyer, the star of Clueless and Robot Chicken. The couple made their public debut at a 2024 Grammys viewing party, two years after Saget’s sudden death in a Florida hotel room.
Kelly Rizzo’s New Relationship with Breckin Meyer
Rizzo, 44, and Meyer, 49, attended Steven Tyler’s annual Grammy Awards viewing party on Feb. 4, hand-in-hand, making their first appearance as a couple. The Eat Travel Rock host wore a leopard print dress and knee-high boots, while the Clueless alum sported a gray denim look with a graphic tee.
The pair confirmed their relationship to E! News, saying that they were happy and grateful for each other. Rizzo also revealed that she had the blessing of Saget’s three daughters, Aubrey, 36, Lara, 34, and Jennifer, 31, who he shared with ex-wife Sherri Kramer. “It’s wonderful, it just meant so much to have their blessing,” Rizzo said. “They’re just angels. And to have them support is so meaningful.”
Bob Saget and Kelly Rizzo’s Relationship Timeline
Rizzo and Saget met in 2015 through a mutual friend and started dating soon after. They got engaged in 2017 and tied the knot in 2018 in a beachfront wedding in Santa Monica, California. The couple shared a love of travel, food, and music, and often posted sweet photos and videos of their adventures on social media.
Saget, best known for his roles on Full House and America’s Funniest Home Videos, died unexpectedly on Jan. 9, 2022, at the age of 65. He was found unresponsive in his hotel room in Orlando, where he was performing a stand-up comedy show. The cause of death was later determined to be blunt force trauma to the head, which was ruled accidental.
Rizzo was devastated by the loss of her husband, whom she called “the love of my life” and “my everything” in a heartfelt tribute on Instagram. She also thanked the fans and friends who supported her and honored Saget’s memory with donations to his foundation, the Scleroderma Research Foundation.
How Rizzo and Meyer’s Relationship Began
Rizzo and Meyer met through mutual friends in the entertainment industry and hit it off right away. They bonded over their shared interests and sense of humor, and supported each other through difficult times. Rizzo told E! News that Meyer was “very understanding” of her grief and helped her cope with the loss of Saget.
Meyer, who has two daughters with ex-wife Deborah Kaplan, also had a connection to Saget through his work on Robot Chicken, a comedy show that Saget guest-starred on several times. Meyer told E! News that he was a fan of Saget’s comedy and admired his legacy.
Rizzo and Meyer are looking forward to the future, while still honoring Saget’s memory and legacy. Rizzo told PEOPLE that she talks about Saget “all the time” and works with his foundation to raise awareness and funds for scleroderma, a chronic autoimmune disease that affects the skin and other organs.
Rizzo also said that she remains close to Saget’s daughters and his Full House co-stars, who were like a second family to him and her. She said that they were supportive of her new relationship and wanted her to be happy.
Meyer also said that he respects Saget’s place in Rizzo’s life and heart, and that he hopes to make him proud. He said that he and Rizzo are happy and grateful for each other, and that they enjoy spending time together and having fun.
Kelly Rizzo has confirmed that she is dating Breckin Meyer, two years after the death of her husband, Bob Saget. The couple made their public debut at a 2024 Grammys viewing party, and they have the blessing of Saget’s daughters. Rizzo and Meyer have a lot in common and make each other happy, but they also honor their late spouses and their memories. Rizzo has said that Saget will always be a part of her life, and that she thinks he would want her to be happy too.