Sacha Baron Cohen: net worth and who is his wife Isla Fisher?

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The Ali-G star got Roy Moore to appear on his show What is America? telling him he would receive an award for supporting Israel

Sacha Baron Cohen has defeated former Republican Senate nominee Roy Moore in a defamation case.

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The controversial actor and comedian, best known for his roles as Ali-G and Borat, was declared the winner after judges ruled the statements were “clearly comedy”.

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The lawsuit focused on Moore’s appearance on Cohen’s show Who is America?

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In the scene, Cohen uses a pedophile detector on Moore, which beeps.

The comedian is known for luring politicians and celebrities into his pranks.

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Here’s everything you need to know about who Sacha Baron Cohen is and what happened in the defamation case.

Who is Sacha Baron Cohen?

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Cohen is an English comedian, actor and author best known for playing comedy characters Ali G, Bruno and Borat.

A Borat 2 commercial starring Sacha Baron Cohen (Image: AFP via Getty Images)

The 50-year-old grew up in London and studied history at Christ’s College, University of Cambridge.

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While at university he was involved with the acclaimed comedy group Cambridge Footlights, which includes alumni Stephen Fry and Hugh Laurie.

In addition to being known for comedic roles, the actor has appeared in films such as Talladega Nights, Sweeney Todd, Hugo and Les Misérables.

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Cohen was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay and multiple Emmys.

What is his net worth?

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Who is his wife Isla Fisher?

Cohen has been married to actress Isla Fisher since 2010, but the two have been together for 20 years.

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Sacha Baton Cohen has been married to Isla Fisher since 2010 (Picture: Getty Images)

The Australian actress is best known for her roles in Wedding Crashers, Rise of the Guardians and Arrested Development.

The couple have three children together: Olive, 14, and Elula, 11, and son Montgomery, 7.

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Speak with E! news Speaking of their 20-year romance, Fisher said, “I don’t want to stand on a soapbox and advise anyone.

“When you marry someone who you have a really good friendship with and everything else just seems to fall into place.”

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She added: “You still have butterflies in your stomach and people tell you that after a few years it goes away.

“But when you’re with the right person, it doesn’t actually work.”

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What happened to Roy Moore in his defamation case?

Former Republican Senate candidate Moore appeared on Cohen’s show What is America?

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During the interview, Cohen used a pedophile detector on Moore, which kept beeping.

Moore, a hard-line Republican who is opposed to same-sex marriage, was lured into appearing on the show after being told he would receive an award for supporting Israel.

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At the time of his campaign, he had been accused of entering into romantic relationships with teenagers when he was in his 30s.

The politician and his wife sued Cohen for defamation, arguing the scene caused them emotional distress.

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The comedian is known for getting politicians and celebrities to appear on his shows

Moore and his wife have vowed to appeal, telling the Associated Press: “For far too long the American people have been exposed to the antics of Sasha Baron Cohen. His faint-hearted and deceitful behavior must be stopped. We will appeal.”

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