Rob Pinkston Birthday & Fun Facts

Height, Age, Net Worth, Biography & More

Shalini Moorthi
Feb 08, 2024 By Shalini Moorthi
Originally Published on Feb 06, 2023
Edited by Oluwapelumi Iwayemi
Robert Pinkston started acting when he was only 13 years old.
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About Rob Pinkston

Rob Pinkston is a television actor, director, and writer.

William Robert Pinkston IV, often called Rob Pinkston, was born on January 30, 1988, in Atlanta, Georgia, the United States. Rob Pinkston attended William S. Hart High School, California, and later obtained a film and TV directing degree. 

He started acting at age 13. Some of his actions can be seen in 'Punk'd', 'Ned's Declassified School Survival Guide', and 'Extreme Movie'. Rob Pinkston is also a philanthropist and has a passion for music. Keep reading to discover more about the celebrity star Rob Pinkston, from his biography to his filmography!

Rob Pinkston's Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits

What is Rob Pinkston's net worth?

Rob Pinkston's net worth is estimated to be about $7 million.

How much does Rob Pinkston earn per year?

Rob Pinkston's yearly earnings are yet to be disclosed.

Height, Age & Physical Attributes

How tall is Rob Pinkston?

Rob Pinkston's height is 5 ft 9 in (175 cm).

How old is Rob Pinkston?

Rob Pinkston was born on January 30, 1988, and is 34 as of 2022.

Childhood And Education

Rob Pinkston was born on January 30, 1988. His birthplace is in Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America. His full name is William Robert Pinkston IV. Much of Rob's family information is unknown. Rob attended William S. Hart High School in Santa Clarita, California. Rob Pinkston is said to have obtained a degree in film and TV direction.

Family, Romance, And Relationships

Information about Rob Pinkston's family is yet to be disclosed.

Who is Rob Pinkston dating?

Rob Pinkston is speculated to be in a relationship with Samira.

Career And Professional Highlights

On his 16th birthday, Rob Pinkston received an offer to play the Coconut Head role in Nickelodeon's 'Ned's Declassified School Survival Guide'. From 2004 onwards, Rob Pinkston appeared as Coconut Head recurringly. The dorky Coconut Head is the friend of Ned, Cookie, and Moze with Asperger's Syndrome and is a huge fan of the Nirvana band.

Rob Pinkston was featured on the hidden camera reality American television series, 'Punk'd', created by Ashton Kutcher and Jason Goldberg. In Season 4, Episode 4 of 'Punk'd', Rob played the role of a fanboy of German former basketball player Dirk Nowitzki. Dirk was eating in a restaurant. Rob pretends to be a Dirk fan and asks him to sign a shirt. Dirk gladly signed the shirt, but then Rob requested him to sign a pile of memorabilia. Dirk accepted this request too. Again Rob returned with the second pile of memorabilia for signature, which Dirk declined. This episode was aired on March 27, 2005.

In Episode 6 of the same season, Rob Pinkston was again featured in 'Punk'd'. This episode was aired on April 10, 2005. In this episode, the English singer and actress Joss Stone was the celebrity to be pranked. Joss was in a clothing store. A boy (Rob) walked inside, and he pretended to have lost his mother. The boy's mother requested Joss to watch him until she reached there. Meanwhile, the boy started acting strangely, destroying the store's things, and ran from there. Finally, when the boy's mother came, she blamed Joss.

The following year, Rob Pinkston appeared as Chuck Overton in the feature film 'The Derby Stallion'. In 2006, he starred in the comedy feature film 'The Sasquatch Dumpling' under Tim Skousen's direction. Rob played the role of Maynard Keyes in this film. This film won the Audience Award at Slamdance Film Festival and two more awards from HBO US Comedy Arts Festival in Aspen.

Rob Pinkston also starred in Season 3, Episode 8 of Ben 10, titled 'Under Wraps' directed by Sebastian O. Montes III and written by Greg Weisman. He portrayed the character of Todd, the son of the farmer Joan Maplewood. 

In 2008, Rob Pinkston was one of the many principal actors in the American comedy film 'Extreme Movie' under Adam Jay Epstein and Andrew Jacobson's direction. With Michael Cera, Matthew Lillard, Andy Milonakis, Danneel Harris, Frankie Muniz, Ryan Pinkston, and Jamie Kennedy, Rob Pinkston starred as the main character in this movie. He portrayed the role of Griffin.

In the American series 'iCarly' Rob Pinkston played the role of Wendy's brother in Season 2, Episode 4, titled 'iMake Sam Girlier' and Episode 18, titled 'iTake On Dingo'.

Best Known For…

Rob Pinkston is best known for portraying Coconut Head in 'Ned's Declassified School Survival Guide' as a recurring actor and for his film roles.

Charity Work

Rob Pinkston is the brand ambassador of the non-profit organization Starlight Children's Foundation. The mission of Starlight Children's Foundation is to deliver happiness to seriously ill children. This foundation also provides hospital wear, virtual reality, and gaming entertainment to distract children from pain and stress from illness.

What awards has Rob Pinkston won?

2017 - Nominated by DayTime Emmy Awards under Oustanding Children's or Family Viewing Series for 'This Just In'.

Rob Pinkston's Hobbies And Interests

Rob Pinkston loves writing and playing music.

Other Interesting Rob Pinkston Facts And Trivia

  • The popular Twitter account What Are They Now? on December 22, 2020, posted an update on Rob Pinkston as follows: "Rob Pinkston - 32 Coconut Head - Ned's Declassified School Survival Guide Degree in film & TV directing. Now a House DJ and producer performing under PINKY".
  • IMDB has a biography page dedicated to Rob Pinkston. IMDB also revealed Rob Pinkston's nickname as Babycake.
  • Rob Pinkston's Instagram handle is @pinkypinkston.
  • According to the astrologers, Rob Pinkston's zodiac sign is Aquarius.

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Rob Pinkston Birthday & Fun Facts Facts

Birth Name

William Robert Pinkston

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William S. Hart High School

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Written by Shalini Moorthi

Master of Arts specializing in English

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Shalini MoorthiMaster of Arts specializing in English

With a Master's degree in English and Comparative literature from Pondicherry University, Shalini is an accomplished and award-winning writer. She is also dedicated to education, having mentored students to successfully pass entrance exams. Shalini's passion for literature extends beyond her professional life, as she enjoys reading and writing poetry in her leisure time.

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