Evin Harrah Cosby is the daughter of an American comedian, actor, and media personality Bill Cosby (aka William Henry Cosby Jr.). Widely recognized as “America’s Dad”, her father is best known for his portrayal of Cliff Huxtable in the American television sitcom The Cosby Show.
Like her father, Evin’s mother Camille Cosby is also a media person. She is an American television producer, philanthropist, and author. Coming from such a high-profile family, no doubt that people want to know the inside life of Evin. Not only she possesses the identity of a celebrity child but she has built her life on her own. Well, if that’s the case, what does Bill Cosby’s daughter do? Besides, is she married?
Here in this article, read everything about the personal and professional life of Evin Harrah Cosby.
|Date of Birth||August 12th, 1976|
|Siblings||Four (Erika, Ensa, Erinn, and Ennis)|
|Height||5ft 7 inches / 170 cm|
Evin Harrah Cosby’s Early Life
She was born youngest to his parents Bill Cosby and Camilla Cosby in August 1976 in Los Angeles, California, USA. As of 2023, she is 46 years of age. Similarly, she grew up in her hometown alongside her siblings.
As for education, she went to Banks Elementary School. After that, for high school study, Evin joined Colombia Grammar and Preparatory School. Later she also attended Spelman College of Atlanta and then the Fashion Institute of Technology.
Besides, the celebrity daughter belongs to the African-American ethnicity and holds American nationality.
Evin’s Family Background
Her paternal grandfather William Henry Cosby Sr. was a mess steward in the U.S. Navy. William was the son of Samuel Russell Cosby, a Virginia native, and Gertrude A. Thornhill. Likewise, Evin’s father’s mother Anna Pearl Hite, the daughter of William Sidney Hite and Martha Alice Rice was a maid.
Further, her maternal grandfather was Guy A. Hanks Sr. He was a chemist at Walter Reed General Hospital. In the same way, her grandmother from her mother’s side Catherine C. Hanks was a nursery employee.
Evin Harrah Cosby Has Four Siblings
As aforementioned, Evin is her parent’s youngest child. She was a sister to her four older siblings, two sisters Erika Cosby and Ensa Cosby, and two brothers Erinn and Ennis William Cosby.
Erika is her eldest sister who was born on April 8, 1965, which made her 58 years of age as of 2023. By profession, she is a painter. Similarly, Erinn, 57 is her older sister born in the year 1966. In the early 1990s, Evin’s sister Erinn accused professional boxer Mike Tyson of sexually assaulting her.
Tragically, her other brother Ennis born on April 15, 1969, and a sister Ensa, born on April 8, 1973, are no longer alive in the world.
Cosby’s Two Siblings Died Young; What Had Happened To Them?
On January 16, 1997, Evin lost her older brother Ennis. He was shot to death just at the age of 27 during a failed robbery attempt. For his murder, an 18-year-old Ukrainian-born immigrant Mikhail Markhasev was convicted and later, the attacker accepted his crime. In an apology note written to attorney general Kyle Brodie, Markhasev wrote,
“I am guilty, and I want to do the right thing … More than anything, I want to apologize to the victim’s family.
Not only Evin lost her brother but she lost her elder sister Ensa too. Ensa died of renal disease on February 23, 2018, at the age of 44.
Evin’s Defended Her Father when he was accused of Sexual Assault
In late 2014, news emerged that Evin’s famous father Bill has sexually assaulted dozens of women. Many women came forward and vocalized their bitter experiences with America’s dad Bill Cosby.
However, Evin came forward and took a strong stand by her father’s side.
With ABC News, she said,
“He loves and respects women. He is not abusive, violent or a rapist.”
She further explained,
The public persecution of my dad, and the cruelty of the media and those who speak out branding my father a ‘rapist’ without ever knowing the truth
In a long statement, she also told,
When people are so quick to cast hate and make accusations of horrific violence against my dad, they are callous in their carelessness about the harm they are causing to others.
From her side, she did her best to support her beloved dad and tried to protect him from all the accusations. However, later her father was found guilty in court and was sentenced to three to ten years of prison. But, he was released after serving nearly three years in prison in 2021.
Bill Cosby’s daughter Is A Stylist; Also An Owner Of A Boutique PB & Cavier
Though Evin had an interest in the fashion industry from a very young age, she realized her love for fashion when she went to the Fashion Institute of Technology.
Coming out of FIT, Cosby then started assisting the stylist of her father’s shadow The Cosby Show. Regarding this, Evin in one interview told,
I would always go backstage and helped the stylists at the Cosby Show.
Later, she did an internship at Essence magazine and also worked at Mikki Taylor. But being associated with other’s fashion companies, Harrah struggled with finances. She said,
I was like, I have no money. I was interning and I wasn’t making money. I mean, I was making some, but it wasn’t enough.
Due to financial issues, later she thought of starting her own stores which resulted in launching the clothing store PB & Cavier in New York City. Her fashion-forward boutique features a mix of elegant and classic styles of attire and the designers here are all around from London to California.
Was Evin Harrah Cosby In A Relationship With Keith Murray?
It seems like once Bill Cosby’s daughter, Evin, and a rapper Keith had a brief relationship. Though regarding this Cosby never came forward to accept her relationship with Keith officially, the rapper disclosed that he dated Evin once and he really loved her.
However, their alliance didn’t last. Regarding his affair with Evin, in two minutes short video, Murray told,
I dated Bill Cosby’s daughter, but I couldn’t get it up because she exactly looked like her father
He also said that he would marry her but he really sees Bill’s face in her so, he couldn’t work out in this relationship.
Evin Is A Mother; Is She A Married Woman?
As the 46-year-old star kid, Evin is much more private regarding her personal life affairs. So, her marital detail is hard to trace.
However, she is the mother of two children.
While defending her father in sexual assault cases, she revealed that she has two bundles of joy. Evin told,
“He is helping me raise my children and teach them family values. I have two amazing children who love their grandfather. I already work hard as a single mother.”
From this statement, it’s clear that in the past, she had an association with her boyfriend or husband. But, she raised her children who are now 19 and 17 years old as a single mother. Further, her current relationship status is also not known.
Evin Is On Social Media
The stylist Evin is on Facebook with 100 friends. To date, she has just uploaded two posts on her Facebook page. Further, we couldn’t find her on other social media handles like Instagram and Twitter.
What Is Evin Harrah Cosby’s Net Worth?
Going through several media outlets, it seems like Evin’s net worth is yet under review. However, being a fashion stylist, she must have earned a decent amount of money. Meanwhile, her famous father Bill Cosby has an estimated fortune of $400 million as of 2023.