If you are an American or for that matter anyone whose staple comedy dose comes from watching American sitcoms and comedy shows, you are probably aware of Bill Bellamy. For the uninitiated, Bill Bellamy is a star comedian and an equally talented actor from America. His observational comedy and ingenious wit make him stand leagues apart than the rest of his contemporaries. To know more about the net worth of Bill Bellamy in 2018, keep reading this article.
Born to parents, Edna and William Bellamy on the 7th of April, 1965 in Newark, New Jersey, Bill Bellamy was named William Bellamy at birth. Not much is known about his early life apart from the fact that he received his early education from Seton Hall Preparatory School and is an economics graduate from Rutgers University.
On the personal front, Bill Bellamy has been married to Kristen Baker since, 2001. The couple is proud parents of two beautiful children, a son named Baron Bellamy and a daughter named Bailey Ivory-Rose Bellamy.
Bill Bellamy entered the entertainment field in the year 1985 and went on to be a regular host of some shows on MTV. However, it was a comedy that brought him worldwide fame and recognition, a talent he first got to showcase on HBO in the “Russell Simmons’ Def Comedy Jam.” It was here that he first came up with the term “booty call” during one of his standup acts playing on the dating attitudes of the young generation. His growing popularity eventually brought Hollywood offers, which he accepted and went on to appear in films, like “How to Be a Player,” “Love Jones,” “Any Given Sunday,” “The Brothers” and “Fled” to name a few.
Apart from his successful Hollywood career, Bill Bellamy has also been a part of popular television series, like “Kenan and Kel,” “Hot in Cleveland” and “Fastlane.” Further, he frequently appeared on TV shows, like “Chelsea Lately” and hosted shows such as “Last Comic Standing.”
Moreover, Bill Bellamy is also an accomplished voice actor has lent his voice to Skeeter, a character from a Nickelodeon program, “Cousin Skeeter” and Marcus Hill, a video game character from the NARC games.
As of 2018, Bill Bellamy is the host and executive producer of “Bill Bellamy’s Who’s Got Jokes?”
Awards & Achievement
Although Bill Bellamy has not been able to bag any awards through the course of his career, he sure has been nominated for quite a few prestigious awards, like Image Awards and Teen Choice Awards. His biggest achievement, according to him, is the ability to make people laugh their troubles away. He describes his brand of comedy as intuitive, as he often incorporates his interactions with the audiences into his acts. After all, for him, it is all about having a good time.
Net Worth of Bill Bellamy
The total estimated net worth of Bill Bellamy is a considerable $10.5 million, a fortune he has painstakingly acquired with sheer talent and hard work. Apart from his movie and television outings, Bill is also a regular on the American comedy club scenes where he performs almost as frequently as he can, which adds to his income.
Bill Bellamy’s rise to international fame is a testament to the fact that no dream is small and all that you need to realize your dream is a bit of courage, determination and hard work. Despite being an economics graduate from a reputed University, Bill chose a much different albeit challenging career path for himself. It was his courage perhaps, coupled of course with his talent that eventually brought him success.