Camille Cosby Net Worth

May 11, 2023
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NEW YORK - MARCH 03: Dr. Camille Cosby speaks on stage at the 35th Anniversary of the Jackie Robinson Foundation hosted by Bill Cosby at the Waldorf Astoria hotel on March 3, 2008 in New York City. (Photo by Bryan Bedder/Getty Images for the Jackie Robinson Foundation)

Camille Olivia Hanks was born as on the 20th March 1945, in Washington D.C., USA. Although she is a television and film producer who is the president of COC Productions and C&J Productions, Camille is best recognized for being the wife of Bill Cosby, a famous actor and comedian, and she is also known as his business manager.

Have you ever wondered how rich Camille Cosby is, as of mid- 2016? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that the total size of Camille’s net worth is as high as $20 million, which has been accumulated through her successful career in the entertainment industry as a producer and manager.

Camille Cosby Net Worth $20 Million

Camille Cosby spent her childhood in Norbeck, Maryland, with her three younger siblings; the daughter of Guy A. Hanks, Sr., who worked as a chemist at Walter Reed General Hospital, and Catherine C. Hanks, who was a nurse.She is a descendant of Abraham Lincoln’s mother, Nancy Hanks Lincoln. After high school, Camille enrolled at the University of Maryland, where she studied psychology, and there she became a member of Delta Sigma Theta sorority. Later, she went to the University of Massachusetts, where she earned her PhD in 1992.

Camile`s debut as a producer came in 1994, being credited as executive producer for the film “No Dreams Deffered”, however, before that, she worked on a documentary “Bill Cosby: 49” in 1987, as a director. Camille continued to work as producer throughout the 1990s, through her companies COC Productions, and C&J Productions. In 1996 she produced “Bill Cosby: Mr. Sapolsky, with Love”, and in 1999 she put her name on the film “Having Our Say: The Delany Sisters’ First 100 Years”, which increased her net worth by a large degree. She continued successfully into the 2000s, producing the documentary “Enni`s Gift” (2000), and film “Sylvia’s Path” in 2002, increasing further her net worth. Two years later, she served as executive producer on the film “Fat Albert”, and most recently she was the executive producer of the TV series “Obkb” (2010-2012), which also added to her net worth.

Camille is also known as a huge philanthropist, as she works with a great number of charities and educational foundations, such as Jesse Jackson‘s National Rainbow Coalition, the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, the National Council of Negro Women, etc. Together with her husband, she donated money to several colleges. Some of their donations include $1.3 million to Fisk University, then $20 million to Atlanta’s Spelman College, and $800,000 to Meharry Medical College. Furthermore, she also donated $750,000 toBethune-Cookman, and most recently, she donated $2 million to Saint Frances Academy of Baltimore High School. Thanks to that, she received the Candance Award from the National Coalition of 100 Black Women.

When it comes to speak about her personal life, Camille Cosby met Bill Cosby during her college days, when she went on a blind date. Soon after, they became a couple, and on the 25th January 1964, they married. The couple has five children, but one of them, unfortunately, was murdered. Despite accusations of sexual misconduct by her husband Bill, she continues to strongly support him.

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