Bill Maher Net Worth
Bill Maher net worth and salary: Bill Maher is an American comedian, actor and TV host who has a net worth of $100 million. His annual salary is $10 million. Bill Maher was born on January 20, 1956 in New York City. He began his career as a stand up comedian in the late 70s. He soon made appearances on the Tonight Show with Johnny Carson and David Letterman's Late Show. Later in his career, Maher started hosting the show Politically Incorrect, which aired on Comedy Central and later ABC. Politically Incorrect was cancelled in 2002 after Bill made a controversial remark related to September 11th. Maher appeared on several radio and television talk shows to discuss his remarks and ultimately was hired in 2003 by HBO to host a new show called Real Time with Bill Maher. He is a periodic contributor to the Huffington Post, where he talks about his opinions on politics and social issues. He has released several comedy albums and still actively tours the country as a standup comedian.
Bill Maher holds the records for most Emmy losses at 22, 11 of which were for Politically Incorrect. He is also known for his relationship with Playboy Cyber Girl Coco Johnsen, who sued him in 2004 for $9 million as a result of "pain and suffering." He then dated New York Times best-selling author Karrine Steffans. Between 2009 and 2011, he was romantically linked to a woman named Cara Santa Maria.
New York Mets investment: In 2012, Maher purchased a minority stake in the New York Mets. His stake could be as high as 4% which would have cost $20 million back in 2012. He also may own a part of the 4% stake. Today the Mets are worth around $2 billion, which means a full 4% stake would be worth $80 million.