The Belcher family (Clockwise from top: Bob, Tina, Gene, Louise, and Linda.)

The Belcher Family is one of the main families in the show.

Family Members

Main Family

Extended Family

  • Gloria (Linda's mother/Tina Gene and Louise's grandmother)
  • Al (Linda's father/Tina Gene and Louise's grandfather)
  • Gayle (Linda's sister/Gene Tina and Louise's aunt)
  • Burt (Gloria's father/Linda and Gayle's grandfather/Tina Gene and Louise's great grandfather)
  • Mrs Belcher (Bob's mother/Tina Gene and Louise's grandmother)
  • Big Bob (Bob's father/Tina Gene and Louise's grandfather)
  • Ernest Lombard (Bob's maternal uncle/Tina Gene and Louise's great uncle)
  • Vanessa (Bob's cousin)
  • Vanessa (Linda's cousin)


The Belcher family share most of their physical traits, signifying strong genetic makeup. The family patriarch Bob has black hair, olive skin, and a great deal of body hair. Since Linda shares some of these qualities, it is typical that their children would inherit their parents' physical appearance.


  • The Belcher family seems to have Latino and European origins, and share traits with Hispanic descent.
  • It was thought that the Belcher family may have had Mediterranean(such as Greek or Italian) origin. However, in the episode "Lice Things Are Lice" this theory is debunked.
  • Belcher is an name that originates from Gaulish and the language d'Oïl, implying the family has French or French-Canadian heritage.