- Best known for “The Cosby Show”
- The show was credited by many for single-handedly resurrecting the sitcom genre
- Best-selling comedian of all time on records.
- He has had 21 albums on the national pop charts as well as 6 singles. 3 albums were in the Top 10 and 3 others hit the Top 20.
- 8 certified Gold Records
- 5x Grammy Award winner for "Best Comedy Album"
- Numerous television and film appearances
- Published numerous books, Selling millions of copies
- In 1986, he broke Radio City's 53-year-old attendance record for his concert appearance.
- In 1987, wife Camille Cosby produced a home video cassette called “Bill Cosby 49,” which was distributed by Kodak and sold in the hundreds of thousands.
- Comedy Album “Those of You With or Without Children, You’ll Understand,” sold close to a million copies
- With over thirty years in comedy, Bill Cosby is for many young comedians the man who wrote the textbook.