Bill Maher Biography / Wiki
Born on January 20, 1956, Bill Maher is an American comedian, political commentator, and television host who is known for the HBO political talk show Real Time with Bill Maher (2003–present) and the similar late-night show called Politically Incorrect (1993–2002), originally on Comedy Central and later on ABC. He is known for his political satire and sociopolitical commentary. He is a supporter of animal rights, having served on the board of PETA since 1997 and is an advisory board member of Project Reason.
He ranked at number 38 on Comedy Central’s 100 greatest stand-up comedians of all time in 2005 and He received a Hollywood Walk of Fame star on September 14, 2010. Similarly, he won a Primetime Emmy Award for his work as executive producer for Vice in 2014.
Bill Maher Family / Ethnicity / Religion
Maher was born and raised in his Irish-American father’s Roman Catholic religion in New York City. His father, William Aloysius Maher Jr., was a network news editor and radio announcer, while his mother Julie Maher was a nurse. He has a sister. He graduated from Pascack Hills High School in Montvale in 1974. He then attended Cornell University, where he double-majored in English and history, and graduated in 1978.
Bill Maher Girlfriend / Married / Wife / Dating
Maher has never married. He dated former Playboy Cyber Girl Coco Johnsen from 2003-2004. In 2005, Maher began dating Karrine Steffans, best-selling author, and former hip hop model. From 2009–2011, Maher dated former adjunct professor, science educator, and current Skeptics’ Guide to the Universe co-host Cara Santa Maria. In 2014, Maher was dating Ontario-born singer Anjulie Persaud.
Bill Maher Age / Net Worth / 2020
Profile / Wiki
- Full Name: William Maher
- Nick Names: Bill Maher
- Birthday: January 20, 1956
- Age in 2020: 64
- Birth Place: New York City, New York, U.S.
- School: Pascack Hills High School
- College/University: Cornell University
- Education: Bachelor Degree
- Profession: comedian, political commentator, and television host
- Nationality: American
- Ethnicity/Race: Irish-American
- Religion: Roman Catholic
- Zodiac: Aquarius
- Known for: HBO political talk show Real Time with Bill Maher
- Net Worth: $150 million
- Height: 5 feet 8 inches
- Weight: 75 kg
- Feet/Shoe Size: N/A
- Dress Size: N/A
- Body Measurement: N/A
- Body Type: Unkown
- Hair Color: Black
- Eye Color: Black
- Father: William Aloysius Maher Jr.
- Mother: Julie Maher
- Sister: 1
- Brother: N/A
- Wife/Spouse: Unmarried
- Girlfriend/Dating/Affairs: Anjulie Persaud (2014-)
- Children: N/A
Trivia / Facts
- He targets many topics including religion, political correctness and the mass media.
- He began his career as a comedian and actor.
- His feature film debut was in D.C. Cab (1983).
- He was the host of the New York City comedy club Catch a Rising Star in 1979.
- He is a frequent commentator on various cable news networks, including CNN, MSNBC, Fox News, and HLN.
- On May 13, 2016, Maher and his friend Michael Moore announced on YouTube that they are going to make a movie called The Kings of Atheism.