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Notable works include The Tavis Smiley Show, Smiley & West, and Tavis Talks.

Relationship Facts of Tavis Smiley

Tavis Smiley is having an affair.
His sexual orientation is straight.

What is the relationship of Tavis Smiley?

According to the data from Married Biography, Tavis Smiley is an unmarried man. So far, he has never seen anyone in the public and media.

Furthermore, he has kept his all personal stuff so secret that no one is aware of it.

Additionally, the American author has not been involved in any type of relationship stuff and affair.

It seems he has a full concentration on his work rather than being stuck in any related stuff.

However, there was a rumor of him being in an affair with his subordinates.

Currently, Tavis is enjoying his single life and living happily.

Who is Tavis Smiley?

Tavis Smiley is an American talk show host and author.

Furthermore, he is also a member of the Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity.

Additionally, on April 24, 2014, he has also gained a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 6270 Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood, California.

Moreover, his other notable works also include The Tavis Smiley Show, Smiley & West, and Tavis Talks.

Early Life, Childhood, and Education

Tavis Smiley was born on September 13, 1964, in Gulfport, Mississippi, United States.

He is the son of Joyce Marie Roberts and Emory Garnell Smiley.

Talking about his nationality, he is American and his ethnicity is African-American.

Talking about his education, Tavis attended Maconaquah High school.

Later, he completed his graduation from Indiana University Bloomington.

Tavis Smiley’s Career, Net Worth, and Awards

Tavis Smiley began his national broadcasting career in the 1990s, appearing on The Tom Joyner Morning Show.

 Since 2000, Smiley has hosted his own shows on public radio and public television and has written a large number of books.

In 1996, Smiley was hired as a political commentator on the radio program The Tom Joyner Morning Show. 

From 1998-2001, Tavis hosted BET Tonight with Tavis Smiley, on the Black Entertainment Television cable network.

Furthermore, he began hosting The Tavis Smiley Show on National Public Radio in 2001. However, three years later, she retired from the post.

In 2004, Tavis started hosting Tavis Smiley, which was a nightly talk program show.

Moreover, he also signed up for two programs on Public Radio International which include The Tavis Smiley Show and co-hosting Smiley & West.

 Apart from that, this American host has also written more than a dozen non-fiction books.

His famous books include Doing What’s Right: How to Fight for What You Believe and Make a Difference, Keeping the Faith: Stories of Love, Courage, Healing, and Hope from Black America, and a few more.

Being a popular host and writer, Tavis earns a handsome amount of money from his profession.

Currently, Tavis Smiley has a net worth of $10 million.

So far, Tavis has won the NAACP Image Award in 2000 and the NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Literary Work in 2003.

In addition, he has also received NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Literary Work in 2008.

Tavis Smiley’s Rumors and Controversy

Recently, Tavis Smiley faced controversy after a subordinate claimed him of sexual misconduct allegations.

However, he admits to having relationships with subordinates and sending ‘lewd messages’ but denies claims of sexual misconduct.

Tavis Smiley’s Body Measurements

Tavis Smiley has a height of 6 ft 1 inch and his weight is unknown.

Furthermore, he has black eyes and black hair.

Besides this, there is not any information regarding his other body measurements.

Social Media Profile

Tavis is pretty active on social media such as Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

Currently, Tavis Smiley has more than 349k followers on Twitter and almost 3.3k followers on Instagram.

Additionally, he also owns a Facebook account in which he has around 223k followers.

Tavis Smiley's Birthday Dates

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