Katt Williams’ Net Worth

What is Katt Williams’ Net Worth?

Net Worth$1.5 Million
Full NameMicah Sierra Williams
Source of WealthProfessional Actor/Comedian
Date of BirthSeptember 2, 1971
NationalityAmerican
Star SignVirgo
Place of BirthCincinnati, Ohio
Height1.65 m (5’4″)

Katt Williams Introduction

Katt Williams is an American comedian, actor, rapper, musician, and film producer well-known for his comedic roles in many popular movies. Performing as a stand-up comedian from an early age, he honed his skills over the years with multiple sold-out shows and well-known routines. Although famous, Katt has certainly had his share of controversy.

Figuring his exact net worth is complicated because of several legal entanglements. However, after reviewing multiple resources, we estimate his net worth is $1.5M.

He currently resides in Los Angeles, California.

Early Life of Katt Williams

Micah Williams was born on September 2, 1971, in Cincinnati, Ohio. Katt emancipated himself at the age of 13, and little is known about his parents other than they were not supportive of his career. He moved to Florida and supported himself as a street vendor. As a teenager, Williams traveled all over the USA while working for a carnival and performed at various comedy clubs.

Katt Williams Career

A young Williams started by performing comedy in his neighborhood, Avondale. After emancipation from his family, he began working for a carnival which meant opportunities to perform in comedy clubs over the country. By performing in clubs nationwide, Williams perfected his comedic delivery.

Among the clubs he has performed at, the most notable ones were The Improv, The Ice House, The Comedy Club, and The Hollywood Park Casino. He even made an appearance on the BET show ComicView as Katt “In The Hat” Williams. By 1999, Katt had established himself as a stand-up comedian and gained a following.

Williams’ first comedy special was titled Katt Williams: Live: Let A Playa Play and released in 2006. His second stand-up special was released in 2006 and titled The Pimp Chronicles Pt. l on HBO. In 2007, Williams’ stand-up film American Hustle received critical acclaim and cemented his success as a mainstream comedian. He released two more specials with HBO: “It’s Pimpin’ Pimpin’” in 2008 and “Kattpacalypse” in 2012.

In 2012, Williams landed himself in jail after an incident in Seattle, Washington. He announced his retirement only to come out of retirement three days later. Since then, Williams went on his Growth Spurt tour in 2013, released a special titled Katt Williams: Priceless: Afterlife in 2014 with HBO, and produced a stand-up special with Netflix called Great America.

Television Career

Williams’ acting career started in 2002 with a role in NYPD Blue. He has also appeared on other shows, including Wild ‘n OutThe Boondocks, and My Wife And Kids. He has also appeared in various films, such as First Sunday (2008), Norbit (2007), and Friday After Next (2002).

Most recently, Williams won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series for his role in the season 2 premiere of Atlanta.

Highlights of Katt Williams Career

  • By 27, Williams had performed at some of the biggest comedy clubs in the US and gained a huge following.
  • His role as Money Mike in Friday After Next (2002) has garnered him worldwide recognition.
  • Williams has also dabbled in music and worked with some prominent names, including Baby Bash, The Game, and Suga Free.
  • In 2018, Williams won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series for his role in the season 2 premiere of Atlanta.

Katt Williams Personal Life

Not much is known about Williams’ personal life since he chooses to remain private. He raised his son Micah, born in 1995, as a single dad. The identity of the mother is unknown. Later, Katt Williams has adopted seven more children, raising them with his cousin’s help.

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Famous Quotes of Katt Williams

“The only thing that keeps me afloat is that other than death, anything they bring toward me, I’m going to turn it into comedy.” – Katt Williams

“This guy being ridiculously wrong does not make the other guy more right.” – Katt Williams

“Genius is often called crazy, but crazy is never called genius. So you just have to put out the work and let the chips fall where they may.” – Katt Williams

“All comedy comes from a dark place.” – Katt Williams

“I can remember thinking, at the age of 3, that I invented the concept of lying. By a brilliant thought process, I figured that I could fib and avoid the repercussions for something I had done, because lying meant that it never happened. However, by the time I was 5, I came to hate lying and to think of it as the worst thing in the world. That’s my earliest memory. Weird, but true!” – Katt Williams

Interesting Facts About Katt Williams

  1. On Larry King Now, Katt Williams reveals that his secret talent is clairvoyance.
  2. Despite how one may perceive Williams’ character through his routines, he loves peace and tranquility. His favorite way to relax is reading a book in the hot tub.
  3. Williams’ 2008 comedy tour was named the best of 2008 by Billboard.
  4. In 2009, Williams released his first studio album titled It’s Pimpin’ Pimpin’ via Warner Bros. Records.
  5. Williams was underage when he performed his first comedic routine.

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Legal Issues & Controversies of Katt Williams

Williams has been arrested multiple times over weapons charges and child endangerment charges, to name a few. Read more about Katt Williams’ legal issues here and here. Williams’s career is still going strong, and he is still on tour despite his rocky relationship with the law.