Bill Maher
Bill Maher
Celebrated Name: Bill Maher
Real Name/Full Name: William Maher
Parents: Father – William Aloysius Maher Jr.
Mother – Julie Maher
Age: 66 years old
Birth Date: 20 January 1956
Dead or Alive: He is Alive and Kicking, Not Dead.
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Education: Pascack Hills High School
Nationality: American
Ethnicity: Mixed (Irish and Jewish)
Religion: Atheist
Height: In centimeters – 173 cm
In meters – 1.73 m
In Feet Inches – 5 feet 8 inches
Weight: In Kilograms – 74 kg
In lbs – 165 lbs
Body Type: Average
Famous For: known to the wide audience for his involvement in heated political discussions.
Profession: American comedian, political commentator and television host
Net Worth in 2022: $120 Million
Last Updated: 21st May 2022

Bill Maher is one of the most famous political commentators in the United States, a comedian, and a television host. Today he works at HBO talk show Real Time with Bill Maher where he has been since 2003, and also has a gig at ABC where he hosts a late-night show called Politically Incorrect. He concentrates more on mass media, religion, bureaucracy, politics, topics during his shows.

Considering he is ranked at no.38 on Comedy Central top 100 greatest stand-up comedians of all time one would be curious what’s Bill Maher net worth in 2022? Well, we are here to reveal how rich is Bill Maher and a few things probably you don’t know about Bill Maher.

Bio-Wiki, Real Name, Birthday, Parents, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity & Religion

William Maher who goes to today by his professional name Bill Maher is the son of Julie Maher, his mother who was a medic and William Aloysius Maher, his dad who worked as a broadcaster. He was born on 20 January 1956 in New York where he was brought up in River Vale, New Jersey. He was raised in his Irish-American father’s Roman Catholic religion. He inherits a mixed ethnicity of Irish and Jewish.

Education: School, College, University

Bill attended Pascack Hills High School in 1974 and later went to Cornell University where he graduated with a degree in history and English.

Age, Height, Weight, Body Measurements, Dead or Alive

Bill Maher was born on 20 January 1956, making him 66 years old as of 21st May 2022. He is alive and kicking, not dead. His height is 5 feet 8 inches tall, and he has a body weight of 74 kg. His body type is Average.

Is Bill Maher Married? Affair, Dating, Girlfriend, Wife & Children

About his personal life, it is reported that Bill has never married but has been in many relationships. They include; from 2003-2005 with Coco Johnsen, from 2005-2009 with Karrine Steffans, from 2009-2011 with Cara Santa Maria, and finally, from 2014 he has been courting Anjulie Persaud.

Relationship Statistics

Marital status: Is he married/divorced/single or in a relationship? Single
Does he have any relationship affair? Yes
Who is he Dating in 2022? Name of Girlfriend: N/A
Is Bill Maher Gay? No
Who is his Partner? N/A
Who is his current wife in 2022? (Name) N/A
Who is his Ex-Spouse(s)‎? (Name) N/A
Does he have any children? No

Professional Career

Bill Maher started his career as an actor and a jokester. He later went on to TV hosting where he featured in programs like Max Headroom in 1987, Charlie Hoover 1986, and Pizza Man in 1991. Between 1993 and1997, Bill hosted a night buzz program, ‘Politically Incorrect with Bill Maher’ on the comedy central channel and from 1997-2002, he hosted the same show at ABC. After his breakthrough with the show, it won many accolades along with the Genesis and Emmy Awards. However, due to many controversies in his program, it was canceled in 2002.

In 2003, Bill moved to HBO where he broadcasted his show, ‘Real Time with Bill Maher’ which was both a comedy and a political talk show. The show debuted and made him to be nominated in the Writers Guild and Primetime Emmy Prize. On his show, he interviewed notable names like Christine O’Donnell and Milo Yiannopoulos. It was reported that he always made bad remarks in most of his episodes and after being severally warned he offered an apology. As a political analyst, Bill has been featured in Fox News, CNN and MSNBC channels.

Film Career

On his acting and filmmaking career, Bill together with his colleague, Larry Charles, produced a film, ‘Religious’ which debuted in 2008. He has also featured in movies like Tomcats 2001, Heckler 2007, Iron Man 3, Ted 2 and many more. His recent film which he produced in collaboration with Michael Moore was ‘The Kings of Atheism’ which debuted in mid-2016.

Awards & Achievements

On Awards and Achievements Bill Maher has been ranked at position 38 on Comedy Central top 100 stand-up comedians that have ever lived, received a Hollywood Walk of Fame Star, and his political talk shows have won in the category of the Best Television Talk Show and Best Talk Show Series. His other awards, in summary, include the Newman’s Own First Amendment Award and the Los Angeles Press Club President’s Award among other 22 Emmy Awards nominations.

Bill Maher Net Worth and Salary in 2022


As of May 2022, Bill Maher’s net worth is estimated to be about $120 million and his annual earning is $15-$20 million. Bill Maher’s net worth figures have largely been boosted by his numerous TV shows and his acting career. He is listed among the top 50 richest on Comedy Central. What makes Bill Maher net worth hit a hundred million is his investment at New York Mets investment where he purchased a minority stake of 4 % which was then $20 million, but today the company is worth $2 billion making his 4% stake worth $80 million.

5 Lesser-Known Facts you need to know about

Other than Bill Maher’s net worth here are the few things you probably don’t know about Bill Maher.

1. Maher is an atheist even though he was raised in a Catholic foundation. The reason he left the church is that he could not agree on the church’s stand on the issue of birth control.

2. For your information, he graduated in 1978 from Cornell with a degree in history and English.

3. If you thought Ann Coulter isn’t his friend your wrong the two are very good friends.

4. He is half Jewish even though he no longer believes in any religion.

5. He is a strong supporter of the LGBT and legalization of cannabis.

Bill Maher’s net worth fortune is just a stamp to the fact that he is good at what he does and a good investor as well. In 2022, we are looking forward to having an excellent year considering Trump is the president and how if a critic he is to his administration.

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