Quick Facts Bill Cosby

  • NameBill Cosby
  • Birth NameWilliam Henry Cosby, Jr.
  • Nick Name"Bill"
  • FatherWilliam Henry Cosby, Sr.
  • MotherAnna Pearl Cosby
  • NationalityAmeriacn
  • ReligionChristianity
  • EthnicityBlack
  • ProfessionActor,Comedian
  • Net Worth$400 million
  • Eye ColorBlack
  • Hair ColorBalad
  • Weight in KG84 kg
  • MarriedYes
  • Married toCamille Cosby (m. 1964)
  • ChildrenEnnis Cosby, Erika Ranee, Ensa Cosby, Evin Harrah Cosby, Erinn Chalene Cosby
  • EducationMary Channing Wister Public School
  • AwardsMark Twain Prize for American Humor 2009
  • Music GroupHickey & Boggs
  • TV ShowThe Cosby Show 1984 ? 1992
  • BooksFatherhood
  • Birth Year1937
  • Birth month07
  • Birth PlacePhiladelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

Bill Cosby is an American stand-up comedian, actor, musician, author, as well as a convicted sex offender. Cosby is married to American television producer Camille Cosby.

Cosby is married to his wife Camille Cosby for long and is blessed with five children from their marital relationship. Cosby has won two Golden Globe Awards for his show The Cosby Show

Bill Cosby Early life and Education

Bill Cosby was born on 12th July 1937, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. His mother Anna Pearl was a maid and father William Henry Cosby Sr. served as a mess steward in the U.S. Navy. Cosby grew up along with his three brothers Russell Cosby, Robert Cosby, and James Cosby.

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Cosby belongs to an American nationality and holds African-American ethnicity. Cosby attended the Mary Channing Wister Public School and FitzSimons Junior High School. Cosby later joined Central High School but he transferred to Germantown High School. 

Moreover, Cosby further received a scholarship to study at Temple University where he studied physical education. 

Bill Cosby Acting, Music, Comedian Career

Bill Cosby began his stand-up career through The Tonight Show. Cosby released his debut album Bill Cosby Is a Very Funny Fellow…Right!, in 1994. Cosby gained a wide recognition for his show The Cosby Show for which he won two Golden Globe Award in 1985 and 1986 respectively. 

Likewise, Cosby made his acting debut through the NBC series I Spy, in 1965. Moreover, Cosby has further starred in numbers of movies including Let’s Do It Again, Leonard Part 6, Fat Albert etc. 

Bill Cosby Married, Wife, Divorce, Affairs, Children

Bill Cosby is a married man and has five children from his marital relationship. Cosby is married to Camille Cosby who is an American television producer. The lovebirds exchanged their vows on 25th January 1964

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Cosby and Camille welcomed their first child, a daughter Erika Ranee on 20th March 1944. Similarly, their second daughter, Erinn Chalene Cosby was born on 23rd July 1966. Their only son Ennis William Cosby, was born on 15th April 1969, who was murdered on 16t January 1997.

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Furthermore, on 8th April 1973, their daughter Ensa Cosby was born. However, Ensa died on 23rd February 2018, due to renal disease. Likewise, their youngest daughter Evin Harrah Cosby was born on 27th August 1976.

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Well, Cosby and his wife Camille is still together since their wedding. They have maintained a peaceful relationship without facing any rumors of divorce and other extramarital affairs. Besides this, Cosby hasn’t been in any other relationships. 

Bill Cosby Age, Weight,  and Height

Aged 81, the talented and well-known personality Bill Cosby stands the height of  6 feet 1 inch i.e. 1.85 m tall and weighs 84 kg. 

Bill Cosby Net Worth, Income, Earning, Salary

Allocating information from several sources as of 2018 it is found out that Bill Cosby current estimated net worth is around $400 million. From his multiple profession, Cosby earns a fortunate amount of money. So far, Cosby has starred in numbers of movies and television series.

The two times Golden Globes Award winner, Cosby has further released several songs and albums. He is still working actively in the acting field and analyzing his hard work, Cosby’s net worth is sure to be increased in future.