Bill Maher: 25 Things You Don’t Know About Me

Bill Maher
25 Things You Don't Know About Bill Maher Kevin Winter/Tonight Show/Getty Images

Bill Maher, 59, fills Us in.

1. I play basketball every day.

2. I have been a PETA board member since 1997.

3. I’ve never missed a taping of either Politically Incorrect or Real Time.

4. The only time I missed a stand-up show was when fog closed an airport!

5. I’m a minority owner of the New York Mets.

6. I jump on a trampoline every day. I believe it is good for my lymph system.

7. My choice in spirits: tequila and tonic over ice.

8. My favorite movie is Saving Private Ryan, which is also George W. Bush’s!

9. I’ve kept a health log since 1975 with any medications I ever took.

10. I would rather have to deal with a tiger than a spider.

11. I got my star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2010.

12. I juice at least six vegetables every day.

13. I gave President Barack Obama’s super PAC $1 million in 2012.

14. My parents met in Europe in World War II. My mom was a nurse.

15. I make a great omelet. My secret ingredient is a diced baked potato.

16. I needed 120 credits to graduate college and had that exact amount.

17. I have more than 5,000 songs in my iPod and I’ve listened to them all in alphabetical order. Twice.

18. I always have two dogs.

19. I love to bodysurf.

20. I like to climb trees and always pick my own lemons and grapefruits from the trees in my yard.

21. I throw an annual party late Christmas night for those sick of family.

22. I like fireproof file cabinets the way Jay Leno likes cars. I have almost as many.

23. I’m not good at math, but I can remember dates of any random event.

24. Someone once called me a male chauvinist lamb and I was okay with it.

25. I’ve been nominated for 34 Emmys and only won once — was it something I said?

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