Katt Williams Net Worth 2019, Biography, Early Life, Education, Career and Achievement
Katt Williams Net Worth – Katt Williams is an American Emmy-award winning stand-up comedian, actor, singer, rapper, and voice actor. He is well known for portraying as Money Mike in Friday After Next. He had a stint on Wild ‘n Out, portrayed Bobby Shaw in My Wife and Kids.
Moreover, he provided the voice of A Pimp Named Slickback in The Boondocks, Seamus in Cats & Dogs: The Revenge of Kitty Galore, and also portrayed Lord Have Mercy in Norbit. He voiced himself in the video game Grand Theft Auto IV in 2008.
As of 2019, Williams’ net worth is $10 Million and earns a lucrative amount from his profession. Besides, he was married to Quadirah Locus. He is the father of 8 children, including 2 biological children, Micah & Jessica, and 6 are adopted. Let’s take a glimpse of Williams’ career as well as his personal life.
Early Life, Family and Education:
Katt Williams is one of the greatest comedians in the Television. He starred in his first comedy special entitled, Katt Williams: Live: Let a Playa Play in 2006. Moreover, his first and second HBO stand-up special was 2006‘s The Pimp Chronicles, Pt. 1, with his comedy piece This Shit Right Here Nigga, This Shit Right Here Nigga.
Williams was born as Micah Sierra Williams on 2nd September 1971, in Cincinnati, Ohio. He was raised in Dayton. Concerning about his education, he attended Chaminade Julienne Catholic High School. Later, he enrolled at Colonel White High School, where he excelled in his studies.
At the age of 12, Williams won many accolades for his science projects that gained him a full scholarship to the National Science Academy in Dayton. However, it seems to be when he was getting a scholarship, he purposely failed the test in order to get disqualified.
Furthermore, Williams’ creative energies beckoned him. While pursuing his career, he separated from home. The fact that he would be stranded and shall be homeless with no support didn’t hinder his rising spirit. For 4 years, he lived in a park in Coconut Grove, Miami where he sold magazines and books door to door to survive.
Talking about Katt Williams’ profession, Williams started performing comedy in his Cincinnati neighborhood, Evanston. He honed his comic delivery by performing his routine in clubs nationwide, from Oklahoma to Oakland. Katt had become an established comic, appearing on stage at the likes of The Improv, The Comedy Club, The Icehouse, and The Hollywood Park Casino in 1999. Moreover, he appeared on BET’s Comic View as Katt “In the Hat” Williams.
Williams made his acting debut on NYPD Blue in 2002. He gained notoriety on Wild ‘n Out, in which he appeared for many seasons. He also appeared in the official music video for Wild ‘n Outcolleague Nick Cannon‘s single, Gigolo in 2003. Moreover, he played many supporting characters in films, First Sunday and Norbit but, is more widely recognized for his character Money Mike in Friday After Next.
Furthermore, he has used the Money Mike stage name when rapping for songs by such artists as Baby Bash, The Game, and Suga Free. William’s joined well known New York rapper Cam’ron’sgroup, The Diplomats but was never signed as an official artist for the label in 2006. On January 29, 2009, he released his debut studio/live album entitled It’s Pimpin’ Pimpin. Williams & Hell Rell released a diss song to Atlanta rapper, Trinidad James entitled Lames In The Game due to comments made by the rapper about the state of current Hip Hop music on November 19, 2013.
The biggest breakthrough of Williams’ life came in when he made his debut as an actor with the stoner comedy, Friday After Next in 2002. The third installment of the Friday series well received both commercially and critically. Furthermore, he became a noted comedian in the club circles and stage shows, his fame compounded meteorically after Friday After Next, making him a household name. It helped earn a global fan base and made him immensely famous, admired and loved.
Furthermore, Williams was nominated for the Teen Choice Awards Choice Comedian Award in 2007. He was nominated for the Creative Arts Emmy Awards for Best Comedy Guest Actor in 2018. Also, he won Best Comedy Actor for his appearance on the show, Atlanta.
Katt Williams has an estimated net worth of $10 Million as of 2019. Moreover, he earns a handsome amount of fortune from his profession.