Left school at a very young age and moved to New York City in 1962 where Cosby worked as a comedian at the Gaslight Café.
Has an incredible 17 Grammy nominations, bringing home nine.
Also won four Primetime Emmy Awards from eight nominations.
Won the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor in 2009.
In 1997, Autumn Jackson filed a case against Cosby claiming to be his illegitimate daughter. She was found guilty of attempting to extort $40 million dollars from him and was sentenced to twenty-six months in prison.