Who Is Walter Kamau Bell?

Walter Kamau Bell is an American television broadcaster, stand-up comedian, and author who focuses on social issues. He grew up in Alabama, Chicago, and Boston and was born on January 26, 1973. There is no information about his siblings, and it appears that he is his parents’ only kid. Currently, his actual age is 49, and he stands at the height of 6ft 3inches.

Walter Kamau Bell grew up in Alabama, Chicago, and Boston and was born on January 26, 1973.
Walter Kamau Bell is an American comedian and a host.
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Walter Bell, his father, was the Insurance Commissioner of Alabama and Chairman of Swiss Re America Holding Corporation. Janet Cheatham Bell, his mother, is a novelist and the owner of a self-publishing company.

Interm of his qualification, Kamau went to the University of Pennsylvania after graduating from the University of Chicago Laboratory Schools. He eventually dropped out and began a career in comedy.

Who is Walter Kamau Bell’s Wife?

Walter Kamau Bell is happily married to Melissa Hudson Bell, a Ph.D. degree holder. The couple first met in 2003 when Melissa was hired to work in a tech boot at one of the Bell’s shows. Soon, the pair started dating and in 2009 exchanged vows. Though Melissa is White and Bell is of African-American heritage, their family and friend were very supportive of their relationship and they faced no hurdle.

Walter Kamau Bell is happily married to Melissa Hudson Bell, a Ph.D. degree holder.
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The couple has welcomed three beautiful daughters named Sami Bell, Juno Bell and Asha Bell into their lives. It seems like the couple has no intention to extend their family. It is reported that Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell host had vasectomy in 2019.

Net Worth Of Walter Kamau Bell

Walter Kamau Bell has amassed a sizable fortune throughout his illustrious career. He leads a healthy lifestyle thanks to the money he earns from his career. His total net worth is estimated to be $4 million in 2022. In contrast, American television personality Tony Kornheiser has a net worth of $18 million as of 2022.

Walter Kamau Bell's total net worth is estimated to be $800,000 in 2022.
Stand-up comedian, author Walter Kamau Bell Source: [email protected]

He has written several books on race relations in America, including “The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness,” which won the 2011 NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Literary Work—Nonfiction.

Walter Kamau Bell’s Career

Walter Kamau Bell left university to pursue his goal after dropping out. He began his career as a socio-political comic by co-founding the comedy event Laughter Against the Machine and focusing on podcasts and distributors such as Citizen Radio and WTF with Marc. Maron and a slew of others.

In 2007, he began his first drama collection, One Night Only, and in 2010, he began Face Full of Flour. He authored a blog for the San Francisco Weekly called Kamau’s Komedy Korner in 2011-12.

On November 7, 2017, he was named the Frank Sinatra Artist-in-Residence of Santa Clara University in Santa Clara, California, after a long comedy career. Now, he is a celebrated television host, author and podcast host.

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