Bill Cosby net worth: Bill Cosby is an American comedian, television star and producer whose incredibly successful career has given him a net worth of $400 million. Cosby was raised in Philadelphia and left school at the age of 15 to join the Navy, though he eventually earned his diploma and went on to earn a doctorate in Education. Cosby debuted his stand-up act in the clubs of Philadelphia, which led to national exposure on The Tonight Show and a series of successful comedy albums in the 1960s—Cosby won seven Grammy Awards for Best Comedy Performance between 1965 and 1987. His act's success led to television roles on The Dick Van Dyke Show and the action series I Spy, for which he won three consecutive Emmy Awards.
In the 1980s, Cosby launched one of the most successful sitcoms of all time, The Cosby Show, which ran from 1984 to 1992 and is one of only two sitcoms to remain at the top of the Nielsen ratings for five consecutive seasons. His second sitcom, Cosby, aired from 1996 – 2000; at the same time, Cosby returned to his stand-up roots, hosting programs such as Kids Say the Darndest Things, as well as several game shows. He also became a popular spokesman, representing Jell-O, Kodak, Ford, and Coca-Cola. Cosby has been married to wife Camille since 1964, and the couple have four daughters and one late son.