How much is Katt Williams worth? $5 Million.
How did Katt Williams earn his money and wealth?
Katt Williams, real name Micah Sierra ‘Katt’ Williams, was born on 2 September 1971 in Ohio, US. He attended Chaminade Julienne Catholic High School and later joined Colonel White High School. Soon after, when Williams was 13, he moved away from his parents at and lived Florida to pursue a career in comedy. The fact that he would be homeless and stranded there did not demoralize him from his artistic pursuits. Williams started selling books and magazines door to door for a living. Katt Williams is not only an American stand up-comedian but is also a rapper, singer, actor and a voice actor. He performed his first live stand-up comedy when he was underage at an improvisation bar. As his performance was liked by the audience, Williams soon started performing his routine in clubs located across Oakland and Oklahoma. He started working on his comic sense and comic delivery to crack a good humor.
By the year 1999, Williams had established his name in the field of stand-up comedy and started performing on the stages of ‘The Comedy Club’, ‘The Improv’, ‘The Hollywood Park Casino’ and ‘The Icehouse.’ Within no time, his performance became a regular routine on the BET Network as appeared in shows like ‘Rip the Runway,’ ‘Comic View,’ ‘106th & Park,’ ‘Black Carpet,’ ‘BET Comedy Awards’ and ‘The BET Awards.’
While Williams was establishing his career in comedy, he also made his acting debut by starring in the television show ‘NYPD Blue’ in the year 2002. Around the same time, he also starred in the show ‘Wild n Out’ and appeared in many of its episodes. In the year 2006, Williams starred in his first ever flagship show titled ‘Katt Williams: Live: Let a Playa Play.’ He started another stand-up comedy special show known as ‘The Pimp Chronicles, Pt1’ the same year. His comic performance in ‘This Shit Right Here Nigga’ was broadly appreciated. Both of these shows earned him a strong fan base and made him famous.
Katt Williams was offered the role of a stand-up comedian in the movie ‘American Hustle’ in the year 2007. He earned critical appreciation for his performance in the movie which helped him establish a reputation as a mainstream comedian. The same year, he worked as a voice actor in ‘The Boondocks.’ Later on, Williams played as an on-stage stand-up comedian in Grand Theft Auto IV.
Williams later played a recurring role in the series ‘My Wife and Kids.’ He grabbed supporting roles in movies such as ‘Norbit’, ‘First Sunday’, ‘Lonely Street’, ‘Internet Dating’, ‘Marshals’ and ‘Cats & Dogs: The Revenge of the Kitty Galore’ and few others. He returned back to stand up comedy by starring in ‘Kattpacalypse.’ In the year 2013, he went for his ‘Growth Spurt Tour.’ Apart from acting and comedy, Williams has also tried singing and has rapped in a few songs for music artists like The Game, Baby Bash, Suga Free under the nickname ‘Money Mike’. Katt Williams is the father of 8 children which includes 2 biological children and 6 adopted children.
What are the highest grossing songs of Katt Williams?
- It’s Pimpin’ Pimpin’ (2009): Peaked at #1
- Kattpacalypse (2012): Peaked at #3
- Priceless: Afterlife (2015): Peaked at #8
- Live: Let a Playa Play (2007): Peaked at #14
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