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About Bill Cosby

William Henry Cosby commonly known as Bill Cosby is an American entertainer and producer. He was born on July 12, 1937,  in the city of Pennsylvania, U.S.A. Jr. Bill is an actor, comedian and producer who played a major role in the creation of positive portrayal of Blacks on television but whose reputation was highly maligned by multiple accusations of sexual assault over the course for many decades. In 2018, he was held guilty of drugging and sexually assaulting a woman by law. Bill is very popular on social media platforms with over 3.3 Million followers on Twitter. Besides Twitter Bill is also very popular on Facebook with 538K followers.

Bio/Wiki

Full Name William Henry Cosby Jr
Nick Name Bill Cosby
Date Of Birth July 12, 1937 [1]wikipedia
Birth Place William Henry Cosby, Jr.
Religion CHRISTIAN
Horoscope  CANCER
Nationality American
Career Start 1965(acting career with show “ I Spy”)
Profession Comedian and producer

Physical  Stats

Height In feet-6  feet 0 inches
In centimetre- 183 cm
Weight In kilogram-84  kg
In Pound-185.18  lbs
Age in 2020 83 Years
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Black
Shoe Size 10 UK

Family

Father William Henry Cosby Sr
Mother Anna Pearl

Personal Life

N/A

Awards

N/A

Relationship & more

Cosby married  Camille Hanks on January 25, 1964. They had five children, 4 daughters and one son named Erik, Erinn, Ensa, Evin and Ennis. Couple’s only son, named Ennis, was murdered on January 16, 1997. That same year he and Camille founded the Ennis William Cosby Foundation in their son’s memory to fund teachers of students with learning disabilities.

Favorite Things

Hobbies Playing sports
Food Any kind of barbeque food.
Music NOT KNOWN
Sports Baseball, Football and Basketball

Money Factor

Net Worth $400 Million
Income Source Professional Comedian/Actor
Cars NOT KNOWN

Career

  • Bill Cosby left high school in mid way to join the U.S. Navy in 1956  without earning his diploma.Cosby earned his high school  diploma through a correspondence course.
  • He enrolled in physical education inTemple University, while he ran track and played fullback on the college’s football team
  • He began bartending at a club, where he used to earn hefty amount of  tips by making the customers laugh and he left the temple university and he started his stand up acts in Gas light cafe
  • Bill  Cosby in 1965  made an  appearance on The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson.
  • Cosby’s first acting debut series ” I Spy” (1965–68), made him the first Black actor to perform in a starring dramatic role on TV . He played a Black secret agent which helped him in bagging  three Emmy Awards and brought up the status of African Americans on TV.
  • Cosby’s most-successful work was American television sitcom “The Cosby Show” which appeared on NBC from 1984 to 1992.
  • Cosby was awarded a  doctorate degree  in education from the University of Massachusetts in 1976 and was also  inducted into the TV Hall of Fame in 1984.
  • Cosby starred in the series named  Cosby (1996–2000), in which his Cosby Show co-star Phylicia Rashad again reprised her role.
  • Allegations of past sexual assaults by Cosby gained widespread media attention in the United States in 2014 and created a huge uproar .
  • Due to these allegations his reputation was so damaged by them that  NBC and Netflix pulled back their  projects in November 2014 with Cosby.
  • Cosby was also found guilty of drugging and sexually assaulting a woman in the year 2018.
  • In July 2021,he has been released from the jail after Supreme Court overturns his conviction. [2]IMDB

LifeStyle

Does Bill  consume Alcohol? YES
Does Bill  smoke Cigarettes? YES
Can Drive? Yes
Can Bill Swim? Yes
Is Bill a Yoga Practitioner? No
Does Gym? NO
Is BOB a Jogger? NO
Eating Habit? NON VEGETARIAN

Social Media

Instagram
Twitter
Facebook

Some unknown facts about

  • Cosby was very  outspoken regarding the need among  African American community  to pursue higher education and to support their families.
  • In the year 2008, Bill released the hip-hop album ”Cosby Narratives Vol. 1: State of Emergency” in the month of May.
  • He also wrote the best-selling book ”Fatherhood”  in 1986.
  • In 2016, Cosby’s attorneys reported that he is now blind in legal terms.

References

References
1 wikipedia
2 IMDB

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