Camille Cosby is a well-known television producer, author and philanthropist in the United States. Her husband, the well-known comedian “Bill Cosby”, is also known. Camille’s film career has included the production of numerous films for television and the big screen. Among her critically acclaimed projects are ‘Fat Albert’, ‘The American Experience’ and ‘Sylvia’s Path’.
|celebrated name:||Camille Cosby|
|Real name/Full name:||Camille Cosby|
|Age:||78 years old|
|Date of birth:||March 20, 1944|
|Birthplace:||Washington, DC USA|
|Sexual orientation:||Straight ahead|
|Husband/husband (name):||Bill Cosby (Mr. 1964)|
|Children/Children (son and daughter):||Ennis Cosby, Ensa Cosby, Erika Ranee, Erinn Chalene Cosby, Evin Harrah Cosby|
|Is Camile Cosby a lesbian?:||no|
|Profession:||Film producer, television producer, author, actor, businessman, record producer|
|Net worth in 2022:||$22 million|
Camille Cosby Biography
Camille Cosby was born in Washington, DC, to “Guy A Hanks Sr.” Her father was a chemist and her mother, ‘Catherine C Hanks’, was a nanny. She is the oldest of the family’s four children. She and her family moved to Washington, Maryland shortly after her birth.
Camille is a distant cousin of Tom Hanks, the famous actor. Her ancestors went back to ‘Abraham Lincoln’, the 16th president of the United States. Camille’s parents both have jobs and have never had any financial problems.
Camille did well in school. She attended Maryland University for higher studies and studied psychology after graduating from ‘St. Cyprian’ and ‘St. Cecilia’s Academy.’
Camile Cosby Age, height, weight
Camile Cosby was born on March 20, 1944 and is 78 years old as of 2022. Her height is 1.70 m and she weighs 60 kg.
Camille began her acting career in the mid-1980s on “The Cosby Show.” She started working for the promotion of African American literature in 1987.
In the mid-1990s, she wrote the foreword to Thelma Williams’ novel Our Family Table: Recipes and Food Memories from African-American Life Models. She wrote the foreword to a few more books that emphasize the importance of the African American community.
Television’s Imageable Influences: The Self-Perception of Young African-Americans, her first book, was published in 1994. This was followed by several other books, including “The Other Side of Color: African American Art” and “A Wealth of Wisdom: Legendary African American Elders Speak.”
She co-produced the play “Having Our Say: The Delany Sisters’ First 100 Years,” which was based on the book of the same name. This play became very popular and received television rights.
She also executive produced her documentary ‘Ennis’ Gift’ in 2000. Camille also produced the television movie ‘Sylvia’s Path,’ followed by the animated film Fat Albert,’ in 2002. (2004).
Camille Cosby’s Achievements and Awards
Camille Cosby wrote the foreword to “Dear Success Seeker: Wisdom from Outstanding Women” in 2009. In 1994, she published “Imageable Influences: The Self-Perception,” a book that examines the negative impact of disparaging portrayals of African Americans in the media.
In 2001 she published her book “The Other Side of Color: African American Art”, which focuses on her art collection. Cosby and Renee Poussaint published the book “A Wealth of Wisdom: Legendary American African Elders Speak” in 2004.
Cosby co-produced the Broadway play “Having Our Say: The Delany Sisters’ First 100 Years”, which was a huge success.
She created the popular web series ‘OBKB’ in 2009, inspired by the concept of ‘Kids Say the Darndest Things’. The show was a success and ran for three seasons between 2010 and 2012. It aired about thirty hilarious episodes.
Camille Cosby’s net worth in 2022
The net worth of Camille Cosby as of 2022 is $22 million. She has amassed a significant fortune as an American manager, actress, director and producer.
She has produced her husband’s Geffen Records albums since 1987 and 1991. She has appeared in television shows and films such as “The Cosby Show” (1986), “Obkb” (2009), “Sylvia’s Path” (2002) and “Fat Albert” (2004) She directed the video documentary “Bill Cosby: 49” (1987) and was executive producer of the movie “No Dreams Deferred” (1994). ‘With Love’, ‘Ennis’ Gift’, ‘Bill Cosby: Mr. Sapolsky’ and ‘Having Our Say: The Delaney Sisters’ First 100 Years’ are among her credits.
Camille Cosby has long worked as a business manager for her husband, Bill Cosby. She is also the CEO of C&J Productions and COC Productions.
Camille Cosby is a powerful, versatile and influential figure in the American film industry. Her performance has been acclaimed across the board in the film industry. Despite all the criticism of her husband, she has always defended and supported him.
Camille Cosby Husband, Marriage
Camille met Bill Cosby while attending college. She was a struggling stand-up comedian at the time. She dropped out of college in the middle of college after falling in love with Bill.
They eventually married in 1964. She was only 19 years old at the time. She continued her college education and graduated after settling into her married life. Her graduation has given her a lot of confidence.
Erika Cosby, Erinn Cosby, Ennis Cosby, Ensa Cosby and Evin Cosby are the five children of Camille and Bill. ‘Ennis Cosby’, one of her children, was murdered in 1997 at the age of 27. Erika Cosby is a well-known painter. Ensa died on February 23, 2018, at the age of 44, of kidney disease while awaiting a kidney transplant.
Cosby has been accused of sexual assault by her husband, “Bill Cosby.” Several women have accused him of sexually abusing them during his career. Despite admitting to her husband’s misdeeds, she never called him a rapist.
She and her husband made a $100,000 donation to Central State University in the 1980s, followed by a $325,000 donation in 1987. They gave Meharry Medical College $800,000 and Bethune-Cookman University $750,000.
In April 2005, they donated $2 million to Saint Frances Academy, Baltimore High School, allowing the school to award 16 scholarships to her name.