Born on January 20, 1956, Bill Maher is an American comedian, political commentator and television host who is known for the HBO political talk show Real Time with Bill Maher and late night show called Politically Incorrect. In 2005, he was ranked number 38 on Comedy Central’s 100 greatest stand-up comedians of all time and received a Hollywood Walk of Fame star on September 14, 2010. For more information, read the article below.

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Before Fame: He attended Cornell University.

Family/ Relationships

Bill Maher Ethnicity/Religion

Born in New York City, he was born to William Aloysius Maher Jr. and Julie Maher. His father was from Irish-American ethnicity of Roman Catholic religion while his mother was of Hungarian descent and was Jewish. He has a sister.

Bill Maher Affair/Dating/Married

He has never married. His current relationship status is not known at the moment. For more information, visit his twitter.

Profile / Wiki / Information

Personal Information

  • Full Name: William Maher
  • Nicknames: Bill Maher
  • Birthday: January 20, 1956
  • Age: 62 years old
  • Birthplace: New York City, New York, US
  • Current Residence:  United States
  • Education: Cornell University
  • Profession: Comedian, political commentator, television host
  • Nationality: American
  • Ethnicity/Race: White
  • Religion: Roman Catholic (father), Jewish (mother)
  • Zodiac: Aquarius
  • Spouse/Wife: Not Available
  • Children: Not Available
  • Net Worth: $100 million USD


  • Height: 5 feet 8 inches (173 cm)
  • Weight: 165 lbs (74 kg)
  • Feet Size/Shoe Size: Not Available
  • Dress Size: Not Available
  • Chest Size: Not Available
  • Biceps: Not Available

Trivia/ Facts that you probably didn’t know

  • He supports the legalization of cannabis and same-sex marriage.
  • He is a supporter of animal rights, having served on the board of PETA since 1997.
  • In 2005, he was ranked at 38th position on Comedy Central’s 100 greatest stand-up comedian of all time.
  • He relieved a Hollywood Walk of Fame star on September 14, 2010.
  • He is Irish and Hungarian ethnicity.
  • He began his career as a comedian an actor and was comedy club Catch a Rising Star in 1979.  
  • For more updates, visit our site.

Memorable Quotes:

Suicide is man’s way of telling God, ‘You can’t fire me – I quit.’

Curious people are interesting people; I wonder why that is.