Bill Maher is a multi talented, American comedian and political commentator. He is famous due to his ironic attitude. He has hosted different television shows and targeted various topics such as bureaucracy, religion and mass media.
Biography and Physical Features
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He was born on January 20, 1956. His zodiac sign is Aquarius. He is American Nationality holder and possesses Irish and Ashkenazi Jewish Ethnicity. His father name is William Aloysius Maher, Sr who was a radio announcer and network news editor, and mother is Julie Maher. She was a nurse. His father’s Religion was Roman Catholic while mother is Jewish.
He, himself is very critical about religion and in 2002, while talking about a religion, he said: “I’m not an atheist. There’s a really big difference between an atheist and someone who just doesn’t believe in religion. Religion to me is a bureaucracy between man and God that I don’t need, but I’m not an atheist, no.” In the year 2011, he said, “I don’t know what happens when you die, and I don’t care.”
Mather takes a lot of health care. According to him, a man gets sickness due to lack of exercise and poor diet. Mather does not like to recommend medicines. Instead, he likes to pay attention on natural ways to fain fitness. As he said, “If you believe you need to take all the pills the pharmaceutical industry says you do, then you’re already on drugs!”.
Of course, Mather strictly obey health rules on himself thus has maintained a very good health and active body. His personality is still like a younger one. His height is 5 feet and 8 inches or 1.73 meters. He has the weight of 74 kg. Hair color is Salt and Pepper whereas eyes color is Grey.
Marriage or Affairs of Bill Maher
Bill Maher is not married yet but involved in several affairs. In 1988, he made relationship with Tracy Richman which became to the end in 1989. In 1989, he started relationship with Adrienne Barbeau. He spent two years with her but in 1991, he met Heather Hunter and dated with her. They openly spent their time with one another and often seen at public places.
In 1995, he got involved in another relationship that was with Amber Smith. In the year of 1997, he was found with Arianna Huffington and at the same year he also made another relationship with Karin Taylor. Brook Mahealani Lee was her girlfriend in the year of 1998.
His relationship with Pamela Han was started in 1998 and soon ended in 1999. In 2002, he was in relationship with two girls, Vanessa Kay and Trina McGee. In the year 2002, he again made relationship with two girls Audra Wise and Aiko Tanaka. Next year in 2003, he was in a relationship with three girls named Kaya Jones, Bai Ling, and Rochelle Brewster.
Bill Maher could not keep his self with a single girl that’s why his affairs were continued ahead. In 2004, he was in a relationship with Rochelle Loewen and Thora Birch.
In 2005, he dated with Karrine Steffans. In 2008, Charmaine Blake was his girlfriend and he was in the relationship with Jasmine Boussem in 2009. Same year, in 2009, he made a relationship with Cara Santa Maria that was ended in 2011. In 2015, he made a romantic relationship with Anjulie Persaud.
Education and Career
Maher graduated from Pascack Hills High School in Montvale and attended Cornell University. In 1978, he double majored in English and history. He got admission in Pascack Hills High School that was situated in Montvale. Later, he attended Cornell University and completed graduation in two subjects from Cornell in the year of 1978, History and in English. Mather started his career as a comedian in 1979 as a host of comedy club, “Catch a Rising Star” in the New York City.
He continued to play minor roles on TV until 1993 when he began hosting ‘Politically Incorrect’ his own political talk show on Comedy Central.
His first hit show was named “Politically Incorrect”. It was a late night political show that was debuted on Comedy Central from 1993 to 1997 and also showed up on ABC from 1997 to 2002. This show was cancelled due to a remark that Maher made on Terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001.
His fame continued to grow when he received cable television network HBO talk show ‘Real Time with Bill Maher’, in 2003. He became the co-producer, host, and co-writer of the show. It was a weekly hour-long funny talk show, where Maher discussed political activities and current events. Later, in the year of 2016, HBO renovated the “Real Time” during 2018, for its 15th and 16th seasons.
- Bill Maher was nominated eleven times by Primetime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Series in 1995, 1997, 1998-2002 and back to back from 2005 to 2011.
- He won Writers Guild of America for Comedy/Variety (Including Talk) in the years 2001, 2002, 2004-2012, 2013, 2015, 2016 and 2018.
- Primetime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Variety Talk Series nominated him in the years of 2016 & 2017.
- He was also nominated for Outstanding Informational Series or Special in the years from 2014 to 2017 by Primetime Emmy Awards.
Bill Maher Net Worth
Talking about Bill Maher Net Worth, he has gathered immense amount due to his irreverent humor and build up a successful career. According to celebritynetworth.com, he has $100 million net worth and he takes $10 million salary per year. His “Real Time” show has averaged 4.4 million viewers.
Social media Activist
Bill Maher is a famous comedy personality. People enjoy his funny talks and like to share them at social media. He became famous among millions of peoples at Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. He joined Twitter on January 2009. Currently, he has around 11 million followers at Twitter. His Facebook page is liked by 3,994,226 people and 3,874,315 people follow him at Facebook.
At his Instagram account he has 401k followers. He also made his blog where he shared different interesting videos and also information about different shows. Real Time with Bill Maher (HBO), YouTube Channel has 1.5 million subscribers. You can keep yourself update by visiting him at following links.
Quotes by Bill Maher
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“Anything is depressing if you dwell on it. The fact that religion could end the world? Yeah, I guess that could be considered depressing. But considering that there’s also a lot to laugh at, I think it’s a good balance.”
“Don’t get so tolerant that you tolerate intolerance.”
“To a coward, courage always looks like stupidity.”