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Bill Maher Net Worth 2024: Career, Wife, Children



Bill Maher net worth

What is Bill Maher net worth?

Bill Maher, an American comedian, writer, producer, political commentator, actor, and TV host, has a net worth of $140 million as of 2024. Known for HBO’s “Real Time with Bill Maher” and “Politically Incorrect,” he’s influential in political satire, with 41 Emmy nominations, including a win, and a Hollywood Walk of Fame star.

Maher, never married and a pot-selling college student, has comedy roots dating back to his 1982 TV appearances and investment interests in the Greater China Fund and Tekla Healthcare Opportunities Fund. Bill Maher net worth 2024 is valued at $140 million.

Bill Maher Net Worth

Net worth$140 million
Full nameWilliam Maher
Date of birthJanuary 20, 1956
OccupationComedian and Television host
Bill Maher Net Worth

Bill Maher net worth 2024 is valued at $140 million making him one of the richest comedians in the world. His main sources of income includes earnings from his shows; Real Time with Bill Maher among others.

Bill Maher Biography

Bill Maher has a net worth of $140 million. Maher is known for his political satire and sociopolitical commentary. He targets many topics including religion, political correctness, and the mass media.

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In 2005, Maher ranked at number 38 on Comedy Central’s 100 greatest stand-up comedians of all time. He received a Hollywood Walk of Fame star in 2010.

Maher has earned 41 Primetime Emmy Award nominations and a win for his work as executive producer for Vice in 2014. He has also received nominations for two Grammy Awards and a Tony Award

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Early life and education

Maher was born in New York City. His father, William Aloysius Maher Jr., was a network news editor and radio announcer, and his mother, Julie Maher, was a nurse.

He was raised in his Irish-American father’s Roman Catholic religion. Until his early teens, he was unaware that his mother, whose family was from Hungary, was Jewish. Owing to his disagreement with the Catholic Church’s doctrine about birth control, Maher’s father stopped taking Maher and his sister to Catholic church services when Maher was thirteen.

Maher was raised in River Vale, New Jersey, and graduated from Pascack Hills High School in Montvale in 1974.

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He then attended Cornell University, where he double-majored in English and history, and graduated in 1978. Maher has said, “Selling pot allowed me to get through college and make enough money to start off in comedy.

Bill Maher Career

Maher began his career as a comedian and actor. He was host of the New York City comedy club Catch a Rising Star in 1979. Maher began appearing on Johnny Carson’s and David Letterman’s shows in 1982. His feature film debut was in D.C. Cab (1983).

Television career

Maher assumed the host role on Politically Incorrect with Bill Maher, a late-night political talk show that ran on Comedy Central from 1993 to 1997 and on ABC from 1997 to 2002. The show regularly began with a topical monologue by Maher preceding the introduction of four guests, usually a diverse group of individuals, such as show business, popular culture, political pundits, political consultants, authors, and occasionally news figures. 

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Politically Incorrect won an array of awards, including an Emmy Award for Outstanding Technical Direction, two CableACE awards for Best Talk Show Series, and a Genesis Award for Best Television Talk Show.

Bill Maher Net Worth

In 2003, Maher became the host, co-producer, and co-writer of Real Time with Bill Maher, a weekly hour-long political comedy talk show on the cable television network HBO. 

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Real Time with Bill Maher returns for its 22nd season. Allowing Maher to offer his unique perspective on contemporary issues, the show includes an opening monologue, one-on-one interviews with notable guests, roundtable discussions with panelists, and its signature “New Rules.”

Executive producers, Bill Maher, Sheila Griffiths, Marc Gurvitz, Dean Johnsen, and Billy Martin; co-executive producers, Chris Kelly; producer, Matt Wood; director, Paul Casey.

Bill Maher wife

Maher has never married. Regarding marriage, Maher is quoted on his website as saying, “I’m the last of my guy friends to have never gotten married, and their wives—they don’t want them playing with me. Since 2014, Maher has dated Canadian singer Anjulie Persaud. Before that he also dated  Karrine Steffans in 2005 and Cyber Girl Coco Johnsen in 2003

What does Bill Maher invest in?

Bill Maher is the Director of Greater China Fund Inc and owns about 4,000 shares of Greater China Fund Inc (GCH) stock worth over $49,480. Bill Maher is also the Director of Tekla Healthcare Opportunities Fund and owns about 1,000 shares of Tekla Healthcare Opportunities Fund (THQ) stock worth over $19,790.

Bill Maher net worth

Bill Maher net worth 2024 is valued at $140 million. William Maher  is an American comedian, writer, producer, political commentator, actor, and television host

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