Celebrity News : Bill Cosby is an American comedian and producer who was born on July 12, 1937, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. He has a net worth of $400 million
He is one of the four children of Anna Pearl Hite, maid, and William Henry Cosby Sr. cook in the US Navy.
As a student, he described himself as the class clown. He was captain of the baseball and athletics team at the Mary Channing Wister Public School in Philadelphia. At the FitzSimons Junior High School, he began acting in plays.
While studying, he worked in street vending, cleaning shoes, and as a supermarket replenished to help his family. After leaving the studies he entered as an apprentice in a shoe repair shop. Subsequently, he joined the US Navy, serving in the Marine Corps. During his four years in the Navy, he served as a pharmacist.
He rose to fame around the 60’s for his work on “I Spy”, a comic adventure series followed by two with his name and numerous special programs for television.
His greatest success would come with “The Cosby Show”, begun in 1984, a family comedy that he devised, coproduced and starred in the role of a physician. He was the highest paid actor on the small screen. He had an average audience of 63 million and a half viewers for its show. In addition, he has participated in solo comedy shows and in several films, although his race in the cinema has not been so spectacular, are remarkable his works next to Sidney Poitier and its presence in the film “California Suite”.
He married Camille Hanks Olivia on January 25, 1964, and were the parents of five children: Erika, Erinn, Ensa, Evin, and Ennis. On 16 January 1997, his son Ennis was killed on a motorway. A lover of jazz, he produced a record: Hello, Friend (To Ennis with Love), in memory of his dead son.
Since 2000, he was accused by various women of sexual abuse and rape in the mid-1960s. He denied the allegations and most of the facts are outside the statute of limitations for court proceedings. In 2005, a woman named Andrea Constand denounced her for drugging her to sexually abuse her. The case was closed the following year with an extrajudicial economic agreement and all the proceedings were kept secret for a decade. Ten years later the interrogation was made public that it is inferred that Cosby administered the barbiturate Quaalude to at least one woman