Bill Cosby Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 26 Dec, 2017
Facts of Bill Cosby
Date of Birth: 1937 , July-12
Age: 81 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 6 Feet 1 Inch
Name Bill Cosby
Birth Name William Henry Cosby, Jr.
Nick Name "Bill"
Father William Henry Cosby, Sr.
Mother Anna Pearl Cosby
Nationality Ameriacn
Birth Place/City Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Religion Christianity
Ethnicity Black
Profession Actor,Comedian
Net Worth $400 million
Eye Color Black
Hair Color Balad
Weight in KG 84 kg
Married Yes
Married to Camille Cosby (m. 1964)
Children Ennis Cosby, Erika Ranee, Ensa Cosby, Evin Harrah Cosby, Erinn Chalene Cosby
Divorce Not Yet
Education Mary Channing Wister Public School
Awards Mark Twain Prize for American Humor 2009
Music Group Hickey & Boggs
TV Show The Cosby Show 1984 – 1992
Books Fatherhood
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Synopsis

Bill Cosby, an American stand-up comedian, actor/musician and author, is known for his satirical jokes and performances. He is famous for his show The Cosby Show.

He has won several awards including Grammy and Emmy. He actively worked in the Hollywood before his retirement in 2015. 

Early Life and Education

William Henry “Bill” Cosby Jr. now known as Bill Cosby was born July 12, 1937. Cosby is now 78-year-old in his age and he was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

This popular stand-up comedian from the year 1961 till 2015 was active in the entertainment industry working as a comedian, author as well as an actor in his career time.

He is one of the eldest sons of his parents. His mother was a maid whose name is Anna Pearl and his father name is William Henry Cosby Sr. His father also served within the mess steward within the United States Navy.

Career

Cosby moved towards the comedy character in the very early days. He was featured in the theatre performances during the early struggling stages of his life and was also starred in the guest performance in the comedy series. Similarly, at the start of the year 1962, he was also presented with the popular series named The Gaslight Café.

He with his best performances was also listed under the no 1. Position in the list of “The 40 Greatest Comedy Albums of All Times” thiNet s was dictated by the Spin Magazines into its lists. He also made the release of his concert film in the year 1983.

Personal Life

Cosby and his life have a long life of personal history within himself. He mentioned of having few affairs in his early times and he never properly mentioned about his girlfriend during his college days. Later, after making his girlfriend he got married to his spouse named Camille Oliva Hanks.

This couple got into their married life on January 25, 1964. This couple is the parents of 5 children. The name of their children is Ennis, Erika, Ensa, Evin, and Erinn.

The only son of this couple was got murdered in the year 1997 January 16. The reason behind the murder of the boy was due to the conflicts arise while changing the flats tire.

He was very sad for a long time right after the death of his young child. Looking his bio, he is the grandfather of his three grandchildren.

He is currently living a satisfactory life with his perfect children and also remembers his young age while he used to flirt with his girlfriends and had some affairs. Cosby is very healthy in his body right now and he is taking special attention of himself with food consciousness.

Body Measurements and Net Worth

Bill Cosby's current net worth is $400 million. He has a lavish house in Los Angeles. He has a lavish car manufactured by Super Snake which current market value is $70,895. 

The height of Cosby is 6 feet 1 inch tall and his weight seems some less than that of previous years. His salary also made him to success in his life that made him sum up with a special amount of net worth in the achievement. 

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