Bill Cosby was born William Henry Cosby, Jr. on July 12, 1937, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S. Bill Cosby was born to parents Anna Pearl and William Henry Cosby Sr. Bill’s father was in the U.S. Armed Forces in the World War II. Cosby was very much interested in track and field. He spent most of his childhood with three of his siblings. He received his education from the Mary Channing Wister Public School based in Philadelphia. He then went on to attend FitzSimons Junior High School, and then Central High School in Philadelphia. He joined Germantown High School but never graduated. He then joined Temple University and played football.
Career and Net Worth
Bill Cosby went on to work for the Marine Corps Base Quantico. He later went on to pursue a career in comedy at clubs in Philadelphia. Bill Cosby went on to be seen on NBC’s The Tonight Show through which he gained wide recognition. He then hosted shows like I Spy, Fat Albert, The Bill Cosby Show, The Cosby Show, and more.
Bill Cosby’s net worth is estimated to be $ 400 million. Bill Cosby’s net worth has been sourced from his high salary coming from his role in The Cosby Show, Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids, and more.
Who is Bill Cosby wife?
Bill Cosby is a married man. He is married to his wife Camille Olivia Hanks. Cosby and his wife got married 25th January 1964. The couple went on to have five children named Erika, Erinn, Ensa, Evin, and Ennis. Out of his children, Ennis was murdered on 16th January 1997 in Los Angeles.
Autumn Jackson, the daughter of Shawn Upshaw, a woman who was in an affair with Cosby in 1970’s in Las Vegas set to extort $ 40 million out of Cosby claiming to be his daughter. Cosby in an attempt to shut Upshaw from making their affair public gave her $ 100000. Jackson was sentenced to 26 months in jail and never gave a DNA test. Cosby was accused of either rape, drug-facilitated sexual assault, child sexual abuse, sexual misconduct, by 50 women as per the incidents in 1960.
Bill Cosby who is currently 79 years of age looks younger than his actual age. Bill Cosby stands tall at the height of 6 feet 1 inches. Bill Cosby is adored by the public for his cute looks and comedic personality.
Wiki and Facts
Bill Cosby has won many awards till date for his work as an actor and comedian. Bill Cosby has been honored with Kennedy Center Honor and Mark Twain Prize for American Humor. Bill Cosby has won two Golden Globe Awards and has been nominated 3. Bill Cosby has won three Primetime Emmy Awards ad been nominated for one. Cosby has won awards like American Comedy Awards, 8 BMI Film & TV Awards, 2 Daytime Emmy Awards, 9 Grammy Awards, 4 Image Awards, 2 Kids Choice Awards, 10 People Choice Awards, and more. Cosby has also been nominated for awards like TV Guide Awards, Television Critics Association Awards, Online Film & Television Association, and more.
Bill Cosby has a huge fan following on several of his social media accounts. Bill Cosby has 3.95 million followers who keep track of his personal and professional life. The very talented and renowned, Bill Cosby’s bio can be found on various social media sites like Wiki, IMDB, Twitter, and more.