Comedian Bill Maher's Net Worth;Details Of His Houses ,Cars And Career.

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It's literally a difficult task to make someone laugh, but not for Bill Maher, an American comedian, and TV host best known for the talk show Real Time with Bill Maher.

He has made people laugh with his sarcastic attitude, political satire, and sociopolitical commentary. Not only that, along with making his audience burst into laughter he also collected huge net worth as well. For details about his fortune, follow the path ahead.

How Much Is The Net Worth of Bill Maher?

Bill Maher, 61, has established himself as one of the successful comic stars. He has collected huge fan followers testing the boundaries of political comedy with his irreverent humor.

He gained wide recognition with his first hit show 'Politically Incorrect' aired on Comedy Central in 1993.

Bill presenting his popular show

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As of April 2017, he has an estimated net worth of about $30 million as stated by Celebrity Net Worth. Some sources say that the star has an annual salary of about $6 million per year.

Bill Maher's Grand Mansion

The stand-up comedian, TV host, and actor currently resides in Beverly Hills, California. The house was previously owned by Drew Barrymore and Ben Affleck.

Bill's house in Beverly Hills

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In addition, 'The Partridge Family' and 'L.A. Law' actress Susan Dey also lived there before.

Bill Maher's Car

Billy is often spotted in his black Ferrari California, priced around $231K.

Bill Maher's Car.

During an interview with Hollywood Reporter, he said that he doesn't collect arts or cars.

Awards and Achievements

Bill was ranked at 38th on Comedy Central's 100 greatest stand-up comedians of all time. He grabbed a Hollywood Walk of Fame star on 14 September 2014.

The Politically Incorrect host won a series of awards including an Emmy Award for Outstanding Technical Direction and two CableACE awards in the category of Best Talk Show Series. 

Comedian Bill Maher joined by animator Seth MacFarlane

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In addition to it, he also won a Genesis Award for Best Television Talk Show. He also received many award nominations including 10 Emmy, two TV Guide, two Writers Guild for Politically Incorrect with Bill Maher.

He was on the board of judges for the PEN/Newman's Own First Amendment Award in 2002.

Bill delivering a speech during the Richard Dawkins Award

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Later, he became the host, co-producer, and co-writer of Real Time which gained worldwide praise. He was nominated for more than 10 Primetime Emmy Awards, 6 Writer's Guild Awards.

He holds a record of the most Emmy nominations without a win; eleven of the nominations for Politically Incorrect and nine for Real Time.

Charity Works

Bill is a huge supporter of gay marriage. He's invested hundreds of dollars in veterans, environmental causes and animal charities like the Humane Society and PETA.

Bill has supported following charities listed below:

  • Barbara Davis Center for Childhood Diabetes
  • Best Friends Animal Society
  • Comic Relief
  • Dogs Deserve Better
  • Farm Sanctuary
  • Global Green
  • Hillsides
  • Operation USA
  • PETA
  • Robert F Kennedy Memorial
  • Save the Chimps
  • Somaly Mam Foundation
  • The Humane Society

His Expenditures

Bill's Instagram story says that he spends much time partying with his friends. He's often spotted on the Hollywood party scene, often with his close friends.

Bill enjoying late night with friends

 Source: Instagram

While touring, he spends much time with his comic friends.

Quick Facts about Bill Maher 

  • Born on 20 January 1956 in New York City, New York to the family of William Aloysius Maher Jr. and Julie Maher.
  • Later, raised in River Vale, New Jersey.
  • Completed his graduation from Pascack Hills High School in Montvale in 1974.
  • Later, studied English and History at Cornell University.
  • Initiated his career as a host of the New York City comedy club Catch a Rising Star in 1979.
  • Appeared on Johnny Carson's and David Letterman's shows.
  • Also performed on Sara, Max Headroom, Murder, She Wrote and Charlie Hoover.