W. Kamau Bell Biograpy, Age, Family, Wife, Awards, CNN and Net Worth

W. Kamau Bell Biography

Kamau Bell born Walter Kamau Bell is a television host as well as an American sociopolitical comedian. Bell 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.’ Walter has also hosted three critically-acclaimed podcasts which are: Politically Re-Active, Kamau Right Now!, and Denzel is Washington is The Greatest Actor of All Time Period.

W. Kamau Bell Age and Birthday

The American television host, Walter Kamau Bell, was born on January 26th, 1973 in Palo Alto, California, United States. He grew up in Alabam, Boston, and Chicago. Bell is 48 years old as of 2020. He celebrates his birthday on January 26th every year.

W. Kamau Bell Height and Weight

The sociopolitical comedian, Walter Kamau, measures a standing height of 6 feet 4 inches which is equivalent to 1.93 meters. His weight and other body measurements are currently under review and will soon be updated.

W. Kamau Bell Family, Parents and Siblings

born in Palo Alto, and grew up in Alabama, Boston, and Chicago. He the son of Walter Bell, who served as Alabama’s Insurance Commissioner and Chairman of Swiss Re America Holding Corporation, and author Janet Cheatham Bell, who founded a self-publishing firm.

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W. Kamau Bell Dating, Wife and Children

He is married to his long-time girlfriend named Melissa Bell who is an American choreographer, teacher, and performer.  The couple is blessed to have two daughters named SamiBell and Juno Bell

W. Kamau Bell Education and Career

Bell graduated from the University of Chicago Laboratory Schools and attended the University of Pennsylvania before dropping out. Later he began to pursue a career in comedy.


Walter Kamau Bell is an American stand-up comic and television host. Kamau hosted the CNN series United Shades of America since 2016. From 2012 to 2013, he also hosted the FXX television series Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell. Walter is also the host of live radio show and podcast Kamau Right Now on KALW. He also co-hosts the podcasts Denzel Washington Is The Greatest Actor Of All Time Period with Kevin Avery and Political Re-Active with Hari Kondabolu.

W. Kamau Bell Books

authored a number of essays and blog posts about race and racism in American politics and media. In May 2017, Bell published his first book, The Awkward Thoughts of W. Kamau Bell: Tales of a 6’4, African American, Heterosexual, Cisgender, Left-Leaning, Asthmatic, Black and Proud Blerd, Mama’s Boy, Dad, and Stand-Up Comedian. The book is a humorous autobiography interspersed with essays about politics and popular culture.

W. Kamau Bell Net Worth and Salary

The American actor and singer have made a great fortune over the years from his career. His annual salary is currently under review and will soon be updated.

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