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Katt Williams Net Worth

Micah Sierra Williams, who is better known as Katt Williams is a famous American stand-up comedian, rapper, and actor. He is best known for his brief stint on sketch comedy and improv game show “Wild ‘n Out”. Katt is also recognized for appearing as Money Mike in the 2002 stoner comedy movie “Friday After Next”. As of 2022, Katt Williams net worth is estimated to be around $1.5 million.

Full Name Micah Sierra Williams
Birth Date September 2, 1971
Birth Place Cincinnati, Ohio
Profession Stand-up comedian
Relationship Status Single
Net Worth $1.5 million

Early life and Career Beginnings

Katt’s real name is Micah Sierra Williams and was born in Cincinnati, Ohio on September 2, 1971. Williams was raised by socially and politically active parents in Dayton, Ohio. By reaching 13 he emancipated himself from his mom and dad and lived all alone moving to Florida, where he worked as a street vendor and supported himself. 

Katt knew that he could make people laugh, and he began performing comedy in the Cincinnati neighborhood. At that time, he worked on his comic delivery by searching for opportunities to perform at various clubs nationwide.

As he was performing at various stages, he eventually became successful to establish himself as a renowned comic personality. By then, he had started appearing on stage at the popular comedy clubs “The Improv”, “The Ice House”, “The Comedy Club”, and “The Hollywood Park Casino”. His most notable performance later came on BET’s stand-up comedy show called “Comic View”.

Katt Williams Net Worth & Career in Comedy

 

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In 2006, he performed in his first comedy special titled “Katt Williams: Live: Let a Playa Play”. After that, he performed stand-up on HBO’s special “The Pimp Chronicles, Pt. 1”. In 2007, he got an opportunity to be a part of the comedy movie titled “American Hustle”. The movie became a critical success which established him as a mainstream comedian.

Then, he went on to release his second comedy special on HBO which was titled “It’s Pimpin’ Pimpin” in 2008. Katt returned back to stand-up in 2012 after four years as he was busy releasing comedy DVDs and touring. He gave a return gift to his fans by releasing a third comedy special on HBO, which was entitled “Kattpacalypse”.

Katt made an announcement that he had ended his stand-up comedy career in December 2012. The news came after he had a bizarre incident in Seattle, Washington, due to which, he was put in jail. However, he took his retirement back after three days. In August 2014, he released his new HBO special called “Katt Williams: Priceless: Afterlife”. In 2018, he came up with his new stand-up special titled “Great America”, which was released on Netflix. 

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Williams made his acting debut in 2002 by appearing on the drama series “NYPD Blue”. However, he claimed prominence after making an appearance on the comedy improv game show “Wild ‘n Out”. He later received further recognition after appearing as Bobby Shaw in several episodes of ABC’s sitcom “My Wife and Kids”. Williams earned mainstream recognition after playing the character of Money Mike in the 2002 comedy movie “Friday After Next”. 

Besides acting, he also sang a few songs using the stage name Money Mike. He dropped his first studio/live album “It’s Pimpin’ Pimpin’” on January 29, 2009. Williams has also released a diss song on November 19, 2013, titled “Lames in The Game” along with rapper Hell Rell.

Williams is reportedly performing his new stand-up comic on Columbia, where he will be bringing his World War III stand-up tour to Colonial Life Arena on the 8th of April, 2022. The tickets for the stand-up comic would be available at 10 a. m., January 21, which would be in the price range from $62 to $253.

Personal Life

Katt Williams’ present relationship status is single. He has been married twice. Williams was first married to Quadirah Locus with whom he has a son named Micah Stephen Williams. In 2010, he tied the knot with his second wife Eboni Gray. However, their relationship didn’t last long and ended with divorce. Katt is reportedly parenting eight kids, and among his 8 kids only two are biological and the other six are adopted.

Williams has been surrounded by legal issues many times. He was arrested in November 2006 after he was suspected of carrying a stolen gun in his briefcase at the Los Angeles International Airport. Williams was arrested last time in October 2018 on a charge of assault in the fourth degree and an outstanding warrant from Georgia.

Katt Williams Net Worth

As of 2021, Katt Williams’ personal wealth is estimated to be around $1.5 million. He has made a whopping amount from his stand-up career and by performing at various comedy shows and tours.

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