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How Much Does Comedian Bill Maher Earn? Know His Net Worth

Ashmita Karki Wed Dec, 2016
How Much Does Comedian Bill Maher Earn? Know His Net Worth

Comedian Bill Maher is most widely known for his show Real Time with Bill Maher. Besides being a comedian, Maher is also an outstanding actor, media critic, political commentator, and renowned television host. The multi-talented man has an estimated net worth of $100 million. Isn’t it huge?   

Want to know more of Bill's net worth, salary, assets, vehicles, and house. Stick tight.

Bill Maher's Gorgeous Mansion, A Past Of His Net Worth

Maher earns a beautiful mansion in Beverly Hills, California. The actor earns another house that was previously owned by actress Drew Barrymore and Ben Affleck.

Bill Maher's Beverly Hills mansion

Image: Bill Maher's Beverly Hills house

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Moreover, it was ‘The Partridge Family" and "L.A. Law" actress Susan Dey in the past. The value of his property is alleged to be a million dollars.    

Bill Maher's Car And Investment

Talking about Bill Maher’s car, he is often spotted in the show ‘Comedians in Car’. However, he is mostly seen in his black shiny car that compliments his personality.  

Bill Maher's car

Image: Bill Maher's car

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His black Ferrari California is priced around $231,000. In an interview with Hollywood Reporter, Bill stated that he was not fond of car or art collection.

Rather Bill Maher is interested in investments and in 2012, he purchased a minority ownership interest in the New York Mets. The value of his ownership stake was valued at $20 million.

Bill Maher's Controversy

Back in 2013, when Bill became one of the executive producers for the HBO newsmagazine series Vice, he appeared on the The Tonight Show with Jay Leno and made a controversial topic.

Maher asked Donald Trump to produce his birth certificate to prove that Trump's mother had not mated with an orangutan, in a condition of $5 million offer. The same topic of $5 million payable occurred previously to a charity of Barack Obama.  

But after Trump produced his birth certificate, and Bill was not forthcoming, he launched a lawsuit against Bill Maher.

Maher's $9 million Alimony

After Bill Maher ended his 17-months relationship with former Playboy Cyber Girl Coco Johnsen in November 2004, she filed a lawsuit against Maher. Johnsen sued Bill for $9 million as he allegedly had promised her to marry her and father her children, support her financially and buy a house in Beverly Hills.

CAPTION: Bill Maher and his ex-girlfriend Coco Johnsen SOURCE: Bossip

Also, Johnsen had previously accused another former boyfriend of rape and kidnapping in 1997, and the charges were later dismissed for lack of evidence. The same happened in case of Bill as his lawyers in their response, filed on November 23, 2004, in Los Angeles Superior Court stating the allegations false.

Later on May 2, 2005, the $9 million sue lawsuit was dismissed.

Bill Maher's Professional Career

Maher’s career began in the 1970s after he appeared on David Letterman’s show later. This show brought a lot to his fame. After gaining much love from the public, Maher started his own show "Politically Incorrect" which appeared on ABC and Comedy Central.  

Despite his show got a lot of fame, in 2002, it got canceled due to 9/11 controversial comment. However, his career did not just stop there. Later, he made lots of TV shows. Later, he also produced another show in HBO, ‘Real Time with Bill Maher’. He also appeared as a host of the same show.

Bill Maher

Image: Bill Maher

Source: The Hollywood Reporter

He is a frequent political commentator on CNN, MSNBC, FOX news channel, and HLN. He could also be seen on CNN’s ‘The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer’.

Besides, Maher has been a guest on MSNBC’s ‘Hardball with Chris Matthews’, ‘The Rachel Maddow Show’, ‘ Countdown with Keith Olbermann, HLN’s ‘The Joy Behar Show’, ‘Conan’, etc. Apart from those, Maher is also the forward writer of the 2002 book, ‘Spin This!: All the Ways We Don't Tell the Truth’ by show host, Bill Press.

Video: Watch one of the episodes of Real Time with Bill Maher's show


On 13th January 2006, he hosted the edition of Larry King Live. He also hosted its final show on 16th December 2010 with Ryan Seacrest. At present, Maher works as a blogger at the ‘Huffington Post’.

Maher has also appeared as a guest on a TV show named ‘Conan’ many times. This is how Maher has earned the amazing net worth of $100 million.

Image: The ever-charming Bill Maher

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