Bill Maher Net Worth, How did the comedian accumulate such wealth? Check this article to find out more about Bill Maher Net Worth, his career and his personal life.
About Bill Maher
He is best known for being the host of the show ‘Real Time with Bill Maher’ also a known name in the area of political comments.
Bill Maher is also a comedian, television host and political analyst based in the United States. He also has been named in the list of top all-time comedians.
As of today, Bill Maher Net Worth is $100 Million. Keep reading to find out more information about Bill Maher Net Worth.
|Full Name:||William Maher|
|Profession:||Television Personality, Comedian|
|Date of Birth:||January 20, 1956|
|Net Worth:||$100 Million|
Bill Maher Early Life and Career
His real name is William Maher. He was born on the 20th of January 1956 in New York City to William Aloysius Maher Jr. and Julie Maher.
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Bill’s family had a mixture of Irish and Jewish descent. His father worked in the media while his mother was a nurse by profession.
He grew in Riverdale, New Jersey as a devoted Catholic but stopped going to church when he became a teenager due to certain disagreements in doctrines.
Maher had a sound educational background as he attended Pascack Hills High School. After graduation from high school, he furthered his education by obtaining his bachelor of arts degree in English and history from Cornell University in 1978.
While he was at the University, he had to engage in trading activities to survive.
In 1979, Bill Maher started out in comedy when he was given the opportunity to host a comedy club Catch a Rising Star. With his success at the comedy club, he got an opportunity to feature in some television sitcom and series which includes Max Headroom (1987) and Ratboy (1986) to mention few.
However, in the early 90s, he got into political commentary when he began the show Politically Incorrect with Bill Maher in 1993.
The show ran on central comedy for three years before ABC took over and aired it for a period of five years but would have been longer if not for Maher controversial speech about the 9/11 bombing.
The show received an Emmy award and also a Genesis awards.
With the termination of the politically incorrect with Bill Maher show, Maher kick-started another in 2003 titled ‘Real Time with Bill Maher’ this time under cable network HBO. However, the show still runs to date.
He also serves as a guest political analyst on CNN, Fox News, etc. He was a one-time actor who played roles in minor dramas.
Bill Maher Net Worth
As of 2019, Bill Maher Net Worth is $100 million which place him among the richest comedians in the world alongside Kevin Hart and Steve Harvey just to name a few.
A breakdown shows that Maher earns $10 million as his annual salary. He also has a share in New York Mets.
Bill Maher Net Worth is also earned from the sale of books.
He owns a Ferrari which he bought at a cost of $231,000. He also owns a house in Beverly Hills of which the price wasn’t made public.
Bill Maher Personal life
Maher does not believe in any religion as he can be described as an atheist or an agnostic. He has never been married and according to him, he doesn’t see himself getting married any time soon.
He dated Coco Johnsen in 2003 but they parted ways the next year. After the end of the relationship, he began dating Karrine Steffans in 2005. However, the relationship lasted for about four years but things soon went sour and they both parted ways.
In 2009, Maher began dating an academian Cara Santa Maria but their relationship lasted for two years. He is currently dating singer Anjulie Persaud.
-2002: Los Angeles Press Club president’s award
-2009: Richard Dawkins Award from Atheist Alliance International
-2009: The Richard Dawkins Award in 2009
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