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What is Bill Cosby’s Net Worth? US Comedian Found Guilty of Sexually Assaulting Teen in 1975

William Henry Cosby Jr. aka Bill Cosby is an American stand-up comedian, actor, and author with an estimated net worth of $420 million as of 2022.

Cosby became the first African American to earn an Emmy Award for acting when he won the award in the “Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series” category in 1966. He also starred in the sitcom The Bill Cosby Show, which aired for eight seasons from 1984 to 1992.

Bill Cosby is today one of the most talked-about American stars as he is found guilty of sexually assaulting a minor in 1975 as observed by a jury in California on 21st June.

We will cover everything you need to know about Bill Cosby in our article today. Read on!

Everything about Bill Cosby

The majority of his earnings still come because of The Bill Cosby Show. It is reported that he owns a 20% stake in The Bill Cosby Show. During the peak of his career, he used to get approximately $1 million per episode.

Biography

Bill Cosby was born in the year 1937 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He studied at Philadelphia’s Central High School and was later transferred to Germantown High School however he could not pass in tenth grade.

Post completion of his studies, he decided to enlist in the American Navy like his dad. He joined US Navy but left it very soon as he realized his mistake. He made up his mind to become a stand-up comedian.

His Career in Stand-up Comedy

Cosby started his career in the field of stand-up comedy in the 1960s at the hungry nightclub in San Francisco. He released many comedy records throughout the decade which earned him the prestigious Grammy Award. He also featured in the TV crime show I Spy (1965–1968).

He used to earn anywhere between $9 to $11 million dollars per year. He stopped doing stand-up comedy after the case of sexual harassment became public.

Arrest

Cosby was found guilty in 2018 of three counts of aggravated indecent assault based on incidents that took place in 2004. An initial trial on the charges was not conclusive as jurors could not reach a unanimous verdict.

He was sentenced to prison for three to ten years in 2018 along with a $25,000 fine plus court costs of both trials.

Real Estate Investments

His real estate portfolio is estimated to be worth $100 million based on the prevailing market prices according to Celebrity Net Worth. He has very huge properties in the region of Pennsylvania and Beverly Hills.

84-year-old Bill Cosby and his wife Camille reside at their house in Elkins Park, near Philadelphia after he was released from prison.

Art Collection

Bill and Camille collectively own one of the most significant art collections by an African American family.

Bill started accumulating artworks during the 1960s and today his art collection includes pieces by Thomas Hart Benton, Rembrandt, Renoir, Picasso, and Matisse. It is estimated that the cumulative worth of his artwork is approximately $150 million.

Car collection

He owns an exotic list of car collections, a few of which are listed below.

  • BMW 2002 TII
  • Ferrari 288 GTO
  • Mercedes Benz 300 SL
  • Shelby Cobra Super Snake

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Archana Kabra
Archana Kabra is a Freelance Writer and has been extensively writing stuff related to Entertainment, Lifestyle, and Technology. She is also an ardent music lover. Twitter handle: @archana153sarda
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