Kamau Bell Bio, Affair, Married, Wife, Net Worth, Salary, Age, Nationality, Height

(American Tv host, Comedian)

Kamau is an actor who appears in the series of HBOMax & CNN. He is married and the father of two.

Relationship Facts of Kamau Bell

  • Kamau Bell is married to Melissa Hudson Bell.
  • 💑 Anniversary in 1 day 💑
  • He is father of Two (Sami Bell and Juno Bell).
  • Kamau Bell is not having an affair with anyone presently.
  • His sexual orientation is straight.

More about the relationship

Kamau is married to Melissa Hudson Bell, a doctorate degree holder in the year 2009. It has almost been a decade and they both have been living happily though racial discrimination couldn’t break their bond. The couple has two beautiful daughters named Sami Bell and Juno Bell.

Who is Kamau Bell?

Kamau Bell also known as W.Kamau Bell or Walter Kamau Bell is a popular American TV host and socio-political stand-up comedian. He is also the former host of the FXX television series Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell. Currently, he is working as a host for CNN.

Kamau Bell: Birth Facts, Family, Childhood

Kamau was born on January 26, 1973, and he grew up in Alabama, Chicago, and Boston. His father’s name is Walter Bell who is Alabama’s Insurance Commissioner and Chairman of Swiss Re America Holding Corporation. And, mother, Janet Cheatham Bell, who is an author and owns a self-publishing firm.

There is no information on his siblings, it seems like he is the only child of his parents.


Kamau graduated from the University of Chicago Laboratory Schools and then he joined the University of Pennsylvania. Later, he dropped out and started to pursue his career in the field of comedy.

Kamau Bell: Early Professional Life, Career

After dropping out of university, he set out to pursue his dream. At the starting of his career as a socio-political comedian, he became the initiator of a comedy show called Laughter against the machine and was focused on various podcasts and distributors like Citizen Radio, WTF with Marc. Maron and many more.

He started his first drama collection called One Night Only in 2007 and Face Full of Flour in 2010. In the year 2011-12, he wrote a blog Kamau’s Komedy Korner for the San Francisco Weekly.

After his long struggle in comedy, he became the Frank Sinatra Artist-in-Residence of Santa Clara University in Santa Clara, California on November 7, 2017.

Kamau Bell
Caption: Kamau Bell with Melissa Hudson Bell ( Source: Earn the Necklace )

Lifetime Achievement and Awards

The subsequent collection of his first drama collection, Face Full of Flour which was discharged in 2010 was named as one of the Top 10 Best Comedy Albums of the year by Punchline Magazine and iTunes. Thereafter, he was voted to be San Francisco’s best entertainer by the San Francisco Weekly, 7×7 Magazine, and the San Francisco Bay Guardian. After this, on September 30, 2016, his third full-length album, was also titled as Semi-Prominent Negro, which was released on Kill Rock Stars.

Kamau Bell: Salary, Net Worth

His net worth is estimated to be 4 million dollars. His salary is unknown.

Kamau Bell: Rumors, Controversy

On 26 January 2015, Kamau and his wife Melissa were tangled in a racially motivated incident at a bistro in Berkeley, California. A waiter at the Bristol mistook Kamau for a black who was disturbing the peace of a white woman-Melissa. Although the matter was dealt with later, Kamau posted his own ideas of the incident on social media which triggered a hot debate about this issue.

Body Measurements

He looks tall and fit. He has a height of 6 feet 4 inches and weighs around 113 kg. Further, he has black hair and black eyes.

Social Media Profile

He has 48.1k followers on Instagram, 81.4k followers on Facebook and 234k followers on Twitter.


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