Bud was 5 feet 8 inches tall.
On average Abbott earned $390,000 a year.
Abbott once owned one of Adolf Hitler's shotguns.
In 1959 not long after Lou's death, Abbott was forced by the IRS to pay Costello's $750,000 back taxes.
Abbott wore a front toupee for many of his early films.
Groucho Marx described Bud Abbott as "the greatest straight man ever."
Bud supplied his own voice for the 1967 Saturday cartoon version of Abbott & Costello.
He has a star on the walk of fame.
Throughout his life he suffered with bouts of epilepsy and alcoholism.