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Bill Maher is an American comedian. He is a multi-talented person. He is also a political commentator and a television host known for the HBO political talk show Real Time with Bill Maher.

The Early Life of Bill Maher


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Bill Maher was born on 20 January 1956 as William Maher in Manhattan, New York City. He is the son of William Aloysius Maher Jr. and Julie Maher. He was raised by his parents in River Vale, New Jersey. His father was a network news editor and a radio announcer and his mother used to work as a nurse. Bill Maher has a mixed ethnicity of Irish and Ashkenazi Jewish and he holds an American Nationality. Bill Maher graduated from Pascack Hills High School in Montvale and later he attended Cornell University. He double majored in English and history in 1978.

The Career of Bill Maher

Maher has had a quite long career. He started being active in the entertainment field since 1979 and he is active till now. He made an appearance in the David Letterman show in the early 80’s. That appearance brought confidence in him and later he went running his own show which was shown on ABC and Comedy Central called Politically Incorrect. In spite of the fact that it was crossed out because of a controversial 9/11 remark in 2002, his career journey is still going on. He turned into his own large group HBO indicate called Real Time and Bill Maher showing up his regards to the 9/11 comments.

He has also been on the TV show Conan many times as a guest. Maher has released many comedy albums and goes on the world tour actively till now as a stand-up comedian. The records for most Emmy losses at 22 are held by Bill Maher in which 11 of them were politically incorrect.

Bill Maher’s Net worth

Bill Maher has had a very successful career so far. He is still making a lot of money since he is still active in his field. His success in his career has paid him a lot. He makes almost $10 million per year which is definitely not a small amount. His
estimated net worth is $100 million. His net worth is estimated to grow even more in the future as he is still active in the field and is going on the world tour actively.

In the Personal Life of Bill Maher

Bill Maher with his young girlfriend Anjulie Persaud
Bill Maher with his young girlfriend Anjulie Persaud

Maher has never married before. Although he is not married, he has been in many relationships. He was in a relationship with Tracy Richman in 1988, which lasted for just a year. Then, he was in a relationship with Adrienne Barbeau in 1989. Similarly, he was in a relationship with Heather Hunter in 1991 and in 1995 he was in a relationship with Amber Smith. Like this, he has been in numerous relationships. In 2015, he was in a romantic relationship with Anjulie Persaud.

Facts about Bill Maher

  • During the 2000 presidential election, he supported Ralph Nader.
  • He was good friends with Steve Allen.
  • Maher has a basketball court at his Los Angeles home.

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