Billy Corben

Birth Day July 23rd, 1978
Birth Place Fort Myers, Florida
Age 46 Years Old

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William Cohen famed as Billy Corben is an American documentary film director. He is also the co-founder of the Miami-based studio Rakontur, along with producing partner Alfred Spellman, he has created films such as Cocaine Cowboys, Dawg Fight, and ESPN's 30 for 30 The U and The U Part 2.

Billy Corben’s Baseball Doping Doc Is Disreputable Fun

The Florida Man Birthday Challenge on social media has made Sunshine State criminal weirdness into a badge of honor for us all: Google your birth date and “Florida Man” and you might get the headline “Florida man wasn’t drinking while driving, just at stop signs” or “Florida man who had sex with dolphin says it seduced him.” I bring this up to note that if “Cocaine Cowboys” filmmaker Billy Corben that Miami-based celebrator of all that’s criminally excessive about his state doesn’t squeeze a jokey documentary series out of it soon, I’d be shocked.

Early Life, Parents, Birthday, Wiki, Nationality, Education And More

In the year 1978, Billy Corben was born in Fort Myers, Florida and raised in South Florida. He spent a large portion of his early days in Los Angeles, California. As of 2019, his age is 41 but he will be 42 on his birthday in 2020. Information regarding his parents, siblings, horoscope and more will be updated soon. His nationality is American and his ethnicity is White. Concerning his education, he attended New World School of the Arts High School and graduated with honors from the University of Miami, where he majored in political science, screenwriting, and theater.

Body Measurement (Height, Weight) of Billy

Billy is a very handsome person. He has a tall height of 1.74m and balanced weight of 65 Kg. His other body measurement will be updated soon. 

Career of Billy

  • Billy made his feature documentary directorial debut, Raw Deal: A Question of Consent, premiered at the Sundance Film Festival in the year 2001, making him one of the youngest directors in Sundance history.
  • The film utilized extensive clips from videotape footage of the alleged assault examining the alleged rape of an exotic dancer at a fraternity house at the University of Florida.
  • After that, he and his producing partner Alfred Spellman founded rakontur, a Miami Beach-based content creation company, where they created Cocaine Cowboys.
  • The New York Times called Cocaine Cowboys, “a hyperventilating account of the blood-drenched Miami drug culture in the 1970s and 1980s.”
  • The movie narrates the story of how the drug trade built Miami through firsthand accounts of some of the most successful smugglers of the era and the deadliest hitman of the cocaine wars.
  • Cocaine Cowboys became the highest-rated documentary ever on the Showtime cable network in 2006. 
  • The sequel, Cocaine Cowboys 2: Hustling with the Godmother, was released in 2008.
  • The U, a feature documentary about the championship history of the University of Miami football program which became the highest-rated documentary in the network's 30-year history, when it debuted on December 12, 2009, following the Heisman Trophy presentation.
  • Square Grouper: The Godfathers of Ganja, examining the free-wheeling pot smuggling era of South Florida in the 1970s, premiered at the South By Southwest Film Festival in the year 2011. 
  • In April 2011, Limelight (2011 documentary), about the rise and fall of Peter Gatien, New York City's biggest nightclub owner, premiered at Tribeca Film Festival and premiered in NYC in September 2011.
  • He also serves as a film critic on the Paul and Young Ron Show, a South Florida radio morning show, doing live segments every Friday.

Marital Status, Sexual Orientation, Children

Billy Corben's marital status has not been revealed yet. So, he may be married or unmarried or in a relationship. However, he is enjoying his present life very happily without any disturbances. He does not have any children. His sexual orientation is straight. 

Net Worth And Salary

The net worth of Billy has not been disclosed yet. His exact salary is estimated to have $882,819 Dollar as of 2019. He is enjoying his life a lot from his earnings. 

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