| Date of Birth :|| Jan 26th, 1973
| Age :||48 Years old
| Net Worth :||$1.1Million
| Married :||: Melissa Bell (m. 2009)
| Height :||6 Feet 4 Inches
Walter Kamau Bell best known as W.Kamau Bell is a well-known American Television host and Stand-up comedian. He is a popular American TV host and socio-political stand-up comedian. He is also the former host of FXX television series Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell. Currently, he is working as a host for CNN.
Bell was born on January 26, 1973, in Palo Alto, California. He has American nationality and belongs to Black ethnic background.
Education and Early Career
Bell graduated from University of Chicago Laboratory Schools and then he joined the University of Pennsylvania. Later, he dropped out and started to pursue his career in the field of comedy.
Bell is the son of Walter Bell and Janet Bell. He was raised in Alabama alongside his parents. His father is Alabama’s Insurance Commissioner and Chairman of Swiss Re America Holding Corporation. And, mother is an author and owns self-publishing firm.
Bell is a socio-political comedian popularly known as the host of the former FXX television series Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell. From April 24, 2016, he started as a host of the CNN original series United Shades of America.
After the beginning of his career, he turned into an establishing founder of the comedy collective “Laughter Against the Machine” and has been highlighted in some of the prominent podcasts and distributors, like Citizen Radio, WTF with Marc Maron, etc.
His first comic drama collection, One Night Only, was discharged in 2007. In 2010, his subsequent collection, Face Full of Flour, was discharged. The latter named one of the Top 10 Best Comedy Albums of the year by and Punchline Magazine and iTunes.
San Francisco Weekly, 7×7 Magazine as well as San Francisco Bay Guardian, voted Bell as San Francisco's best entertainer. Later he joins as a host in FXX television series and currently, working as a host for CNN.
Kamau Bell is bound in matrimony to Dr. Melissa Hudson Bell who is a doctorate degree holder. The interracial couple who got hitched in 2009 has been going strong for almost a decade now and appears to be living in marital bliss. The couple’s first meeting was dramatic; Kamau once coordinated a one individual show featuring Jill who was Melissa’s companion. Jill had described Melissa to Kamau as a student and told Melissa that Kamau was as a theatre chief. So, the surprise was on them when they eventually met. Kamau went to meet Melissa, expecting to see a teenage student but instead, he saw a graduate student. Whereas Melissa was expecting to meet an established, grizzled theatre chief but found a fresher with dreadlocks in braids.
After their first meeting, the couple was so enthralled with each other that even racial discrimination was not able to separate them. Their union witnessed a lot of disapproval from people, with Kamau being black and Melissa White. The happily married couple is blessed with two beautiful daughters: Sami Bell and Juno Bell.
Net Worth and Salary
Through Bell’s dedicated career he seems to have earned a lot of money. According to his recent review, his net worth is around $1.1 Million.
When it comes to his physical appearances he is 6 feet 4 inches tall and weight of 250 pounds. He has got Black hair as well as Black colored eyes.
Wiki and Facts
Walter Kamau Bell is his full birth name. Kamau Bell and Melissa were involved in a racially motivated incident at a bistro in Berkeley, California, on 26th January 2015. A waiter at the Bristol mistook Kamau as a black disturbing the peace of a white woman (Melissa) and asked him out of the Bristol.
Kamau has 49k followers on Instagram (wkamaubell), 81k followers in Facebook and 236k followers on Twitter (@wkamaubell).