W. Kamau Bell Biography
W. Kamau Bell is an American TV Host, stand-up comedian, and author working for CNN in Atlanta, Georgia. He is also the host and executive producer of the critically-acclaimed Emmy Award-winning CNN Original Series known as the “United Shades of America with W. Kamau Bell.
W. Kamau Bell Age
Bell is 49 years old as of 2022. He was born on January 26, 1973, in Palo Alto, California, United States.
W. Kamau Bell Height
Bell stands at a height of 6 feet 4 inches tall.
W. Kamau Bell Family
Bell was born to parents Walter Bell and Janet CheathamBell.His father was Alabama’s Insurance Commissioner and chairman of Swiss Re American Holding corporation. While his mother was an author, she founded a self-publishing firm.
W. Kamau Bell Wife
Bell married Melisa Hudson Bell, a choreographer, performer, teacher, and also scholar based in Berkeley, California. They met in the San Francisco Bay area through a mutual friend. The couple tied the knot in March 2009. In 2011 they were both blessed with their firstborn daughter named Sami Bell. Additionally, in 2014, they welcomed their second daughter. 1Moreover, they were also blessed with a third daughter named Asha Bell born in June 2018.
W. Kamau Bell Net Worth
Bell has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million-$2 Million which he has earned through his successful career as a TV Host, stand-up comedian, and author.
W. Kamau Bell Salary
He earns an annual salary ranging from $ 50,000 – $ 95,000.
W. Kamau Bell Education
Bell graduated from the University of Chicago Laboratory schools in Illinois, Later on, he joined the University of Pennsylvania. Unfortunately, he dropped out of school while at the University of Pennsylvania and went on to pursue a career in comedy.
W. Kamau Bell Career
Bell works for CNN serving as a host and executive producer for “United Shades of America,” an Emmy Award-winning CNN Original Series. Additionally, Kamau has hosted the series since 2016. Moreover, he serves as a director of ” Cultureshock: Chris bring the pain,” a documentary. Bell also hosted “Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell,” an FXX TV series.W. Kamau Bell Career.
Moreover, Kamau also hosted “Kamau Right Now,” the live radio show and podcast on KALW. In addition to that, he served as a co-host of the podcast “Politically Re-Active with Hari Kondabolu” and “Denzel Washington Is The Greatest Actor of all time Period with Kevin Avery.”On top of that, Kamau also worked as director and producer of We Need to Talk Cosby,” the documentary miniseries.
Furthermore, Bell is also a sociopolitical comedian who first debuted on Netflix in the year 2018Where he hosted “Private School Negro,” a stand-up comedy special. He is the ACLU Celebrity Ambassador for Racial Justice and is on the advisory board of “Hollaback and Donors Choose.”
Kamau was named ” the most promising new talent in the political comedy” for multiple years by the New York Times. The American Civil Liberties Union also named him “celebrity ambassador on racial justice” in October 2013.
W. Kamau Bell CNN
Bell is working at CNN where he works alongside other famous CNN meteorologists, anchors, and reporters including;
- Jim Sciutto
- Sunlen Serfaty
- Rahel Solomon
- Sara Sidner
- Barbara Starr
- Veronica Stracqualursi
- Anna Stewart
- John D. Sutter
- Brian Todd
- Gary Tuchman
W. Kamau Bell Social Media Platforms
He is active on his social media accounts and is often seen posting on his Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. He has over 345k followers on Instagram, over 174k followers on Facebook, and over 390k followers on his Twitter accounts.