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|Birth date:||January 20, 1956|
|Birth place:||New York City, New York, United States|
|Height:||5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)|
|Profession:||Comedian, Actor, Film Producer, Screenwriter, Author, Commentator, Television producer, Presenter|
|Education:||Cornell University, Pascack Hills High School|
|Nationality:||United States of America|
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He now hosts the very popular American TV program Real Time with Bill Maher. Maher is known for his sarcastic approach, political satire and sociopolitical comment, which targets a broad variety of subjects including religion, politics and mass media. He’s regarded as as among the top socio-political and comedian voices of America. William Maher, better known as Bill Maher, came to be in NYC on January 20, 1956. His dad was a network news editor and radio announcer, and his mom was a nurse.
Bill Maher Net Worth $23 Million
Maher’s political art has earned him a position as a regular commentator on various cable news networks, including CNN, MSNBC, FOX News Channel and HLN. He also hosted Larry King Live on CNN in 2006, a show he also appeared on as a regular guest. In May of 2005 he started giving as a blogger for the Huffington Post to discuss his views on politics and societal issues. Maher used to drive a Prius hybrid vehicle but he has changed to a Lexus Hybrid. According to one web site, he makes about $2.8 million a year after taxes and other expenses. In 2012, Maher bought a minority ownership interest in the New York Mets baseball team for $20 million.
Maher supports the legalization of cannabis and same-sex marriage. His critical perspectives of faith were the foundation for the 2008 documentary film Religulous. He serves on the board of PETA and is an advisory board member of Job Rationale. In 2013 Maher became among the producers for the HBO news magazine show Vice.
In 2005, Maher rated at number 38 on Comedy Central’s 100 best stand-up comedians ever. Maher isn’t married and has said on several occasion he has no intentions of ever getting married. In 2003, he started dating former Playboy Cyber Girl Coco Johnsen. The suit was dismissed on May 2, 2005. In 2005, he started dating Karrine Steffans, bestselling writer and former hip hop model. From 2009 to 2011, Maher dated neuroscientist and science teacher Cara Santa Maria.
“Jesus, as a philosopher is excellent. There is no greater role model, within my perspective, than Jesus Christ. It is only a pity that most of the people that follow him and call themselves Christians behave nothing like him.”
Maher started his career as a stand-up comedian and performer. He was host of the Nyc comedy club Catch a Rising Star in 1979. Maher started appearing on Johnny Carson’s and David Letterman’s shows in 1982. He made small television appearances including a recurring character in Sara.
Maher assumed the host part on Politically Incorrect with Bill Maher, a late night political talk show that ran from 1993 to 2002. The show brought together individuals from various professional spectrums—from rock stars to sportsmen to film actors—to talk about current events. To keep the show exciting, Maher would interject the conversation with his own opinionated, wry remarks. Although the show was cancelled in 2002 due to some contentious 9/11 opinion by Maher, his career still lives on.
Despite numerous controversies, Maher has continued to release political satire. As a performer and writer, he’s gained kudos for his defense of free speech; as an entertainer, he garnered evaluations and awards. “We’ve been the cowards, lobbing cruise missiles from 2,000 miles away. That is cowardly. Staying in the airplane when it hits the building, say what you need about it, that is not cowardly. Dumb perhaps, but not cowardly.”