Camille Cosby net worth

Camille Cosby net worth

Net Worth: $20 Million

About Camille Cosby

Camille Cosby net worth

It has been claimed that the total estimate of the current Camille Cosby net worth is as high as 20 million dollars. Camille Cosby is a well known TV producer, but she also became famous when she married a popular TV show actor, Bill Cosby. In addition to being a producer, Camille Cosby is also an author. Moreover, she has done a lot of philanthropic work. It is also known that because of the marriage with Bill Cosby, the character of Clair Huxtable on the “Bill Cosby Show” was based on Camille Cosby. Clair Huxtable was the wife of the character played by Bill Cosby.
Camille Cosby was born in 1944 in Washington DC. Her full birth name is Camille Olivia Hanks. She was raised in Maryland. Camille Cosby grew up with her three siblings, who all were younger than her. Her mother worked as a nursery whereas her father was a chemist at Walter Reed General Hospital. When she graduated from high school, Camille Cosby was studying at the University of Maryland, where she attended psychology classes. It was also this time when she met Bill Cosby. The couple went on a blind date. It is also worth mentioning that Bill Cosby is 7 years older than her.

The couple soon got engaged and they finally got married in 1964. With him, she is a mother of five kids. One of them, Ennis, was murdered in 1997.
Camille Cosby has been working with her husband as his manager and this career has also added up to the total size of Camille Cosby net worth. Because of her rough tactics in business, Bill Cosby during one interview has stated the following: “People would rather deal with me than with Camille. She’s rough to deal with when it comes to my business”. Camille Cosby has worked as a consultant and suggested many ideas for the development of “The Bill Cosby Show”. For example, one of her suggestions was that the Huxtable family would be a middle-class family, rather than a working-class family.
In addition to that, Camille Cosby is interested into African American literature. She has written many forewords for different authors. In 1993 she wrote one of her many forewords to Thelma Williams’ book called “Our Family Table: Recipes And Food Memories From African-american Life Models”.
In 2009 she wrote one of her latest forewords, which was for the book written by Dr. Michele R. Wright, called “Dear Success Seeker: Wisdom from Outstanding Women”. In 2014 she wrote another foreword for the book written by Edward Lewis, called “The Man from Essence: Creating a Magazine for Black Women”. Thus, this career has also added up to the overall amount of Camille Cosby net worth.
In 1994 she published a book called “Television’s Imageable Influences: The Self-Perception of Young African-Americans”. What is even more interesting is that the book was firstly intended to be the subject of her theses to earn her doctorate degree. In 2004 she teamed up with Renee Poussaint to edit a book called “A Wealth of Wisdom: Legendary African American Elders Speak”.

Now you have an idea why Camille Cosby net worth is this huge

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