Bill Maher Net Worth 2020, Biography, Career and Achievement.
Bill Maher Net Worth – Bill Maher is a famous American political talk show host, who has worked on numerous television networks as a commentator including FOX News and CNN.
He is famously recognized for comments on the popular talk show ‘Politically Incorrect,’ and he is the host of ‘Real Time With Bill Maher.’ The talk show host has made quite a name for himself in the media as he is often one to start controversy or speculation.
Early Life, Family and Education:
Bill was born on January 20, 1956, in New York City to Julie Berman and William Maher. His father was a network news editor, and a radio announcer and his mother worked as a nurse.
He was primarily raised as a Catholic, and when he was a teenager, he found out that his mother had a Jewish background.
Despite being born in New York City, Bill was predominantly raised in River Vale, New Jersey. He was enrolled in Pascack High School and later went on to attend Cornell University. He graduated from Cornell in 1978 with a bachelor’s degree in English.
|Height:||In centimeters – 173 cm|
In meters – 1.73 m
In Feet Inches – 5 feet 8 inches
|Weight:||In Kilograms – 74 kg|
In lbs – 165 lbs
Career and Achievement:
In 1979 he started off his career as a host for a stand-up comedy show in New York City. After that, he began making regular appearances for televised comedians such as Johnny Carson and David Letterman. His debut in a feature film was in 1983 in the movie ‘D.C. Cab.’
Although, the appearance did not lead to his career taking off. Around this time he also made appearances as smaller characters in television shows including ‘Sara,’ ‘Ratboy,’ and ‘Max Headroom.’
He continued to play minor roles on TV until 1993 when he began hosting ‘Politically Incorrect’ his own political talk show on Comedy Central.
Maher continued acting as he played himself in the film ‘EDtv’ in 1998, in 2000 for ‘Be More Cynical,’ and the documentary ‘The Party’s Over.’
In 2003 he received his very own HBO talk show ‘Real Time with Bill Maher’ where he discusses political happenings and current events.
He appeared in the film documentaries ‘The Aristocrats’ and ‘Religious’ and made an appearance on the HBO show ‘True Blood.’
His comedy special ‘Bill Maher: But I’m Not Wrong’ came out in 2010 and in 2013 he was seen in the film ‘Iron Man 3’ as himself and in the television series ‘House of Cards.
As of 2020, Bill Maher has an estimated net worth of more than $120 million. He made this fortune by appearing in a number of television shows and films. Maher is known to make $10 million in a year.
He has successfully hosted many popular television shows. He has also performed stand-up comedy and has appeared on various cable networks like HLN, CNN, Fox News, and MSNBC. In 2013, he became the executive producer of ‘Vice.’ He has also released several books, including ‘True Story: A Novel.’
Bill Maher is considered one of the most popular TV hosts in the world. His popularity made him appear on many TV shows and films.
He is known for his sarcastic behavior and political satire. He supports same-sex marriage and cannabis legalization. His popularity made him appear on the list of “100 greatest stand-up comedians of all time” by Comedy Central.