Bill Cosby Net Worth is $400 Million
Born on July 12, 1937, Bill Cosby is an American stand-up comedian, actor, activist and author. Cosby was highly sociable in high school, acting in school plays and participating in sporting events. After failing his 10th-grade exams, Cosby dropped out and began working at a shoe repairs shop. Cosby had a stint in the US Navy, after which he attended Philadelphia’s Temple University on a field and track scholarship. In college, Cosby began pursuing a career in stand-up comedy, performing mostly at bars.
Bill Cosby Net Worth: Career Success
Cosby graduated to the stage and soon made his way to TV. He developed his eponymous show, The Cosby show which aired for two seasons on NBC. He also came up with “Fat Einstein and the Cosby Kids” an animated educational series for kids. The show which ran for 13 years (1972-1985) was based on the recollections of his childhood gang. He voiced Fat Albert.
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Bill Cosby Net Worth: Endorsements, House, Car
He bolstered the money he earned from numerous TV gigs with lucrative endorsement deals with giant companies including Coca-Cola, Kodak and Ford among others.
His net worth can also be attributed to the fact that he owns huge and luxurious mansions in Shelburne, Massachusetts Cheltenham, Pennsylvania and Pacific Palisades, California.
Cosby enjoys a ride in a Shelby AC Cobra equipped V10-6.4 liter engine machine which features, anti-lock brakes and every other feature a luxury car should have.
Bill Cosby aids foundations and charitable organizations which help the needy. He has benefitted the likes of Airlift Foundation which he founded in 2008 to help on matters pertaining to orthopaedic research. Others are the Children’s Network Miracle Hospitals, Keep a Child Alive and the Jackie Robinson Foundation.
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