Bill Maher Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 15 Mar, 2017
Facts of Bill Maher
Date of Birth: 1956 , January-20
Age: 62 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 5 Feet 8 Inch
Name Bill Maher
Birth Name William Maher
Nick Name "Bill"
Nationality American
Birth Place/City New York City
Ethnicity White
Profession Comedian,, writer, producer, political commentator, actor, media critic, and television host
Working For HLN, MSNBC, FOX News, and CNN
Net Worth $23 million
Famous for HBO political talk show Real Time with Bill Maher
Affair with Tracy Richman,Adrienne BarbeVCoco Jonhsen anessa Kayau,
Girlfriend Ann Coulter
Education Cornell University
Books New Rules: Polite Musings from a Timid Observer, More
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William Maher, popularly known as ‘Bill Maher’ was born on 20th January 1956 in New York, United States. He is an American writer, producer, actor, television host, comedian, political commentator and media critic. He is better known as a political talk show on HBO titled 'Real Time with Bill Maher'.

 He was brought up in an Irish-American family in River Vale.

Education and career

 Maher graduated from Pascack Hills High School in Montvale in 1994. He majored in history as well as English from the Cornell University.

He began his career as an actor/stand-up comedian. Maher was the host of New York City comedy club ‘Catch a Rising Star’ in 1979.

Bill appeared on a late-night TV talk show ‘Politically Incorrect with Bill Maher’ from 1993 to 1997 on Comedy Central and from 1997 to 2002 on ABC.The show won a number of awards like Emmy Awards in the category of Outstanding Technical Direct, Genesis Award for the Best Television Talk Show etc.

The following year, 2003, Bill Maher became the co-writer, co-producer as well as the host of ‘Real Time with Bill Maher’ on HBO. The show got renewed for its 15th and 16th season by HBO in 2016.

Bill Maher is also a frequent commentator on various cable news networks like HLN, MSNBC, FOX News, and CNN. He frequently appears on CNN’s ‘The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer’ and MSNBC’s ‘Hardball with Chris Matthews’ and ‘The Rachel Maddow Show’.

 Personal life, Net Worth

Bill Maher is yet to be married but he has dated many girls. In the late 1980s, he dated Tracy Richman, TV personality.

Bill was known to be with actress Adrienne Barbeau in 1989. However, in early 1990s Maher was on and off dating a porn star and a painter named Heather Hunter. During the 1995s he dated a supermodel, actress and a spokesperson Amber Smith.

 Bill Maher dated an editor/journalist-politician named Arianna Huffington in 1997. In the same year, he dated Karin Taylor, a model. The following year he dated Brook Lee, a television presenter and Miss USA 1997. From 2000 to 2001 he dated Vanessa Kay, an actress.

Maher was linked with actress/model Aiko Tanaka in 2002. He is also good friends with Ann Coulter, an author, writer and a lawyer. There was a rumor regarding his romantic involvement with her. He was also linked to Bai Ling, actress and screenwriter. Bill officially dated Coco Jonhsen from 2003 to 200. Maher has been linked to many other women over the years and even officially dated them.

He started dating Anjulie Persuad in 2014 and has been seen in beaches and other places with her. Bill Maher is known to be into black women, and about that He simply says that it’s Robert Di Niro who is into black women not him.

Bill Maher’s estimated net worth is $23 million.


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