Katt Williams’ net worth is estimated to be around $5 million dollars, as of 2019.
Born Micah Sierra Williams, he is one of the best-known names in American stand-up comedy. He has also made good success from singing and acting.
His first album did so well that it even debuted among the top songs on the US Billboard 200 chart.
Despite his various controversies, he has achieved a lot in his career, including winning Primetime Emmy Award for “Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series” as recently as 2018.
|Net Worth:||$5 Million (USD)|
|Source of Wealth:||Stand-up comedy, Acting, Singing, Television|
|Full Name:||Micah Sierra Williams|
|Also known as:||Katt Williams|
|Date of Birth:||September 2, 1971|
|Country of Origin:||United States of America|
|Years Active:||1991 to present|
Source of Wealth
Katty Williams’ source of wealth is mainly from his comedy and acting career.
He actually earns a lot as a freelance comedian, despite the many controversies that seem to surround him a lot of the time.
Katty Williams was born as Micah Sierra Williams, on the 2nd of September, 1971. His birthplace is in Cincinnati, Ohio.
His parents are African Americans. They were an educated family. His father was a member of The Black Panther Party.
He grew up in Dayton, Ohio. When he was 13 years old, Williams left his parents to fend for himself.
1999: Katt has already established after himself as a comic. He performed at places like the “The Improv” in New York, The Comedy Club, “The Icehouse” in Australia, and The Hollywood Park Casino in California.
Following his emancipation from his parents, Katt started honing his comic skills. He started delivering comedy at Evanston, a neighborhood in Cincinnati where he grew up.
Thereafter he started performing at clubs throughout the United States, and by extension, all over the world.
He also appeared as Katt “In the Hat” Williams in the stand-up comedy show “ComicView” aired on BET TV.
2002: He started his film and television career by appearing on the police procedural drama television series NYPD Blue. He also featured on “Wild ‘n Out” a sketch comedy and improv television series.
He featured as Money Mike in the Christmas stoner comedy film “Friday After Next”.
2003: He featured in the music video of “Gigolo” a song by Nick Cannon, his colleague in Wild ‘n Out.
He was a neighbor in the comedy film. “Dumb and Dumberer: When Harry Met Lloyd”.
2004: He played the role of Freddie in “The Tracy Morgan Show”, a sitcom that aired from December 2, 2003, to March 20, 2004
2005: He appeared in different TV series like “My Wife and Kids”, “Girlfriends”, and “Cuts” where he played the roles of Bobby Shaw, Rick Beatty, and Barry respectively.
2006: He started his first comedy special show titled “Katt Williams: Live: Let a Playa Play”. He released the LP “The Pimp Chronicles, Pt.1”
He joined a popular New York Rapper group called “the Diplomats”.
2007: He provided the voice of a Pimp named Slick back in the adult animated sitcom “The Boondocks”. He performed on-stage as a stand-up comedian in “Grand Theft Auto IV”, an action-adventure video game.
In “Katt Williams: American Hustle” a comedy film, he performed several routines.
He guest appeared as a roastmaster in a series of celebrity roast specials “Comedy Central Roast by Flavor Flav”.
He played supporting roles in the film “Norbit”.
He appeared in an episode of “Nick Cannon Presents: Short Circuitz”, a comedy show starring Nick Cannon on MTV.
2008: Katt Williams played a supporting role as Rickey in the firm “First Sunday”. He also played Rodent in the “Lonely Street”. He played Mickey in “Internet Dating”.
2009: Williams released “It’s Pimpin’ Pimpin”. This was his first debut studio/live album. The album featured 13 tracks and made number 174 on the US Billboard 200 chart. It also peaked number 5 on the Top Heatseekers chart.
2010: Katt featured in the documentary “Katt Williams: 9 Lives”. He provided the voice as Seamus in “Cats & Dogs: The Revenge of Kitty Galore”
2011: Katt Williams’s stage performances In Arizona, Denver, and Oakland were marred by confrontational incidences with hecklers.
2012: Williams returned stand-up comedy in his third comedy special with HBO. The show was titled “Kattpacalypse”.
In December, Williams retired from stand-up comedy but come out of retirement three days just after announcing the end of his stand-up comedy career.
2013: He went on his “Growth Spurt” Tours. The song “Lames in the Game” was released by Williams and Hell Rell. This song was a diss song to the rapper Trinidad James who made some comments about the state of the current hip hop music.
2014: ” Katt Williams: Priceless: Afterlife”, new HBO comedy special was launched by Katt Williams. The show was directed by Spike Lee.
He played the role of Darren in the film “School Dance”
2017: Katt was Hitchhiker (The Universe) in the comedy film directed by Lawrence Sher “Father Figures”.
2018: A new stand-up comedy special titled “Great America” was released on Netflix. The show was shot in Jacksonville, Florida.
He appeared as Willie in the comedy-drama television series “Atlanta”. For his role in this series, he won the Primetime Emmy Award for “Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series”.
2019: Katt appeared in the American sitcom television series “Black-ish”. He featured as Perry in the episode: “enough is enough”.
Katt Williams married Quadriah Locus in 1990. They got divorced in 1996.
Katt and Quadriah have a son named Micah. After they divorced, Williams gained custody of their child and adopted the seven other children of his former wife.
Williams married Eboni Gray in 2010. The marriage did not last.
He even joined the Nation of Islam, briefly, while he lived in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Katt is one celebrity that has always got one controversy or legal problem going on in his life.
He has been arrested much time for crimes and incidences that range from stealing, assault, illegal weapon possession, rough driving, child endangerment, battery, motorbike charges, sexual abuse, racism, and drug use.
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