Katt Williams Net Worth, Expensive Things Owned by The Comedian
Katt Williams is an award-winning stand-up comedian, rapper, actor, and singer.
He gained recognition playing a role as Money Mike in “Friday After Next”.
He’s one of the most known figures in American comedy. His nickname is the International Man of Mystery.
Katt Williams also considered himself as one of the most successful African American comedians in the country.
He’s also well-known for his controversial lifestyle and behavior. His character is really unique.
As of this year, Katt Williams has an estimated net worth of $5 million, according to Celebrity Net Worth.
Katt Williams was born in Cincinnati, Ohio, on September 2, 1971. Katt Williams age as of this year is 47 years old.
Where is Katt Williams from? He was raised in Dayton, Ohio.
Williams lived with a very educated and politically active family.
His father was a member of The Black Panther Party. Katt Williams real name is Micah Sierra Williams.
Since the age of three, Katt Williams learned how to read. He was a very good student in his childhood.
The information about his parents and all about his early years is not much available to the public.
It’s because he decided to go independent and emancipate himself when he was 13 years old.
He pursued his dream to become a stand-up comedian and he worked as a street vendor to support himself.
Katt Williams started doing the stand-up comedy in Cincinnati. His career became established since 1999.
Career as Stand-up Comedian
Katt Williams trained his comic delivery by performing the routine in clubs from Oklahoma to Oakland.
He became an established comic in 1999 and appearing on a well-known stage like The Comedy Club, The Improv, The Icehouse, and The Hollywood Park Casino.
The most notable appearance of him, Katt Williams appeared on Comic View as Katt “In the Hat” Williams on BET (Black Entertainment Television).
Katt Williams had his first comedy special in 2016. The special entitled “Katt Williams: Live: Let a Playa Play.
In the same year, he had an HBO stand-up special entitled “The Pimp Chronicles, Pt. 1.
The specials led him to a movie/standup project which he entitled “American Hustle” in 2007, directed by Britt McAdams.
“American Hustle” had critical success and it established Katt Williams as a famous comedian.
His second special with HBO was released in 2008 “It’s Pimpin’ Pimpin’” in which Katt Williams talked more about politics.
In 2012, he released his third special with HBO entitled “Kattpacalypse”. Surprisingly, Katt Williams announced his retirement in late 2012.
The reason was his bizarre incident in Seattle which landed him in Jail.
However, he decided to come out of retirement three days later. In 2013, he had a tour called ‘Growth Spurt”.
Then, he returned to comedy by having his new HBO special “Katt Williams: Priceless: Afterlife.
During an interview in 2015, Williams announced his new tour of a stand-up comedy entitled “Conspiracy Theory”.
In 2018, Katt Williams released a Netflix Stand up special titled “Great America” which was shot in Jacksonville, Florida.
Film and TV Career
Katt Williams made an acting debut in 2002 on a film titled “NRPD Blue”.
He gained more notoriety on a TV sketch and improv comedy show entitled “Wild n’ Out”.
He appeared for several seasons on the show.
Williams also appeared in Nick Cannon’s single called “Gigolo” in 2003.
In a video game “Grand Theft Auto IV, Katt Williams provided the voice of a character of himself in the games.
Williams also appeared in some episodes of a Sitcom “My Wife and Kids” as a character named Bobby Shaw.
He was more widely recognized for his character in a Christmas comedy movie “Friday After Next” played as Money Mike.
Career as a Rapper
Because of the popularity of his “Money Mike” character, Katt Williams used the name as his stage name when rapping for songs.
He rapped songs by other artists such as Baby Bash, Suga Free, and The Game.
Williams decided to join a well-known rapper group from New York called The Diplomat.
However, he was never signed to the label as the official artist.
In the early of 2009, Katt Williams released his debut album entitled “It’s Pimpin’ Pimpin’”.
With fellow rapper, He also released a distract song to another rapper.
Awards and Nominations Received by Katt Williams
Throughout his career in the entertainment industry, Katt Williams had received some awards and nominations.
There’s a reason why he is an award-winning comedian:
- in 2007, he was the nominee of Choice Comedian Award in Teen Choice Awards
- in 2018, Williams won as the Best Comedy Actor for his appearance on the Atlanta TV series, in the Creative Arts Emmy Awards.
- for his Atlanta appearance, Williams won a Black Reel Awards for Television for the Outstanding Guest Actor in 2018.
- He was also the nominee of Gold Derby Awards in 2018 as Comedy Guest Actor
- in 2018’s OFTA Television Award, he was one of the nominees of the Best Guest Actor in a Comedy Series.
Katt Williams Family, Wife, Children
In the 1990s, Katt Williams married Quadriah Locus. The couple has a son named Micah.
Unfortunately, they got divorced six years later. The custody of Micah was gained by Katt Williams as the father.
Katt adopted the seven children of his ex-wife. He is a very responsible parent. In 2010, Williams married Eboni Gray.
She was the one who stood behind him during his rough time filled with legal issues and scandals.
Katt Williams height is about 5 ft 5 in or 165 cm. His weight is 145 lbs or 66 kg.
Katt Williams Wealth, Salary, Income
Katt Williams net worth is a whopping $5 million this year, according to Celebrity Net Worth.
He earned the net worth mostly from his stand-up comedy performance, and film/tv appearance.
Willams had a bunch of expensive things he showed in public. He owned a Cadillac Escalade that worth $160,000.
He also owned a Rolls Royce Phantom that worth $400,000.
Williams lived in a Mansion located in California that worth millions of dollars.
Katt Williams is one of the successful American comedians. He’s living his dream as a famous stand-up comedian.
Despite all the scandals and legal issues he experiences, It’s no doubt that Katt Williams character is very unique.
As of this year, Katt Williams net worth is approximately $5 million.