The successful American comedian, television actor and producer has an estimated net worth of $400 million. Bill Cosby was born on July 12, 1937 in Philadelphia. He left school at the age of 15 to join the Navy where he earned his diploma and then the doctorate in Education in 1976.
Cosby started his comedy career in various clubs of Philadelphia. He appeared in The Tonight Show and other comedy albums in the 1960. He also worked in The Dick Van Dyke show and the action series I Spy. He has won many Grammy Awards for his various performances.
Bill Cosby started the Cosby Show in 1980. The show portrayed an African American couple who had five children. The show received great views by the audience because of its warm humor and lifelike situations. The show is the most successful sitcom running from 1984 to 1992. The second sitcom titled Cosby started in 1996 and ran for four years. Cosby also found time for other projects and worked for several game shows, hosted programs, and standup comedy.
Bill Cosby is married to Camille Olivia Hanks since 1964. The couple has 4 daughters as well as 1 late son who was shot to death on a California highway.