Published On: Thu, Apr 14th, 2016

Bill Cosby Net Worth; How rich is Bill Cosby in 2016?


Bill Cosby Net Worth: $400 Million

Bill Cosby net worth: Cosby was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on July 12, 1937 and one of four sons of Anna Pearl who was a maid and father William Henry Cosby Sr. who served as a mess steward in the Navy of United States, has net worth of $400 million.


He began his stand-up comedy career at the hungry i in San Francisco and later on was seen in the 1960s television show I Spy part of the cast, while he was also appeared frequently on the children’s television series The Electric Company during the first two seasons show.


Mr. Cosby didn’t take more time to building his personality well though at initial stages of his career in 1980, played numerous roles and produced in a television sitcom as The Cosby Show that aired from 1984 to 1992 and was ranked on top in America for five years (1984 to 1989).

The show was breakthrough in his career as well prominent picture of the experiences and growth of an affluent African-American family.

He was producer of the Cosby Show sequel sitcom A Different World (aired from 1987 to 1993) and played prominent character in the sitcom Cosby (1996 to 2000) as well appeared as anchor in ‘Kids Say the Darndest Things’ for two seasons that aired from 1998 to 2000.

During his teen days, Cosby didn’t take bit interest in his study but also showed his best in other jobs as a salesman such as selling produce, shining shoes, and stocking shelves at a supermarket to assist the family.

After failing in study, Cosby joined Navy in 1956 serving at the Marine Corps Base Quantico, Virginia, Naval Station Argentia, Newfoundland and at the Bethesda Naval Hospital in Maryland.

He has received achievements such as Grammy Awards for Best Comedy Performance, for Best Recording for Children and Primetime Emmys for Outstanding Continued Performance and nominated for numerous times.