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Tavis Smiley Net Worth

Tavis Smiley Net Worth is
$10 Million

Tavis Smiley Biography

Tavis Smiley was conceived on the thirteenth of September, 1964 in Gulfport, Mississippi. Born to parents of dark ethnicity and American lifestyle he had to arrive through many issues throughout his lifestyle. He was chosen in the Maconaquah SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL for his essential schooling as he is a very good pupil during his education profession. Denise Pines is normally a dear and good friend of Tavis, but after that, an enchanting relationship between them hasn’t been set up. Smiley’s penchant to be into politics continued right here also and he was selected as the director of minority affairs in the dormitory where he proved helpful. Synopsis Tavis Smiley is normally a flexible personal; Tavis Smiley ‘s political job started off when he was still in college. He started to be a part of the debates and pupil meetings. radio station. Afterwards he joined an area radio station and benign his initial show that was The Smiley Survey He gradually progressed towards the best of radio commentary and became a significant amount in the field. He till time from his professional profession has acquired the web worthy of of 10 million dollar. He’s also the web host of The Tavis Smiley Present on PRI. Tavis Smiley began facilitating and established delivering the Wager Tonight which publicized on the Dark Entertainment Tv arrange. This media character is normally of American nationality who provides gained all name and fame along with his dynamic capability and effort. After hosting it present till 2001 he began his own present The Travis Smiley Present on National Community Radio. After obtaining a large amount of TRP the present was afterwards transferred to NPR channel. The display kept running from 2002 to 2004 and he today provides Tavis Smiley on the PBS Channel. There is absolutely no information of him having been wedded or having a wife. He’s by all accounts completely undercover in relation to his own lifestyle and hasn’t discharged any data concerning having a sweetheart. There is a information that he was involved but it was afterwards rubbished. It’s been understood that he hasn’t been hitched prior to the general population eyes. Denise Pines is normally a dear and dear companion of Tavis, however separated from that, a sentimental connection between them hasn’t been developed. He has had several girlfriends during the past but he didn’t marry some of them. In 2014, he also appeared among the cast associates on the strike ABC tv series, “Dance With the Superstars. He isn’t considering likely to movie and Television shows. –> Politics drew Tavis young of 13 while going to a political fundraiser. He frequently articles political sarcasm on twitter and personal photos on Instagram. He in 1991 participated for the LA Council Chair. He also offers an official website which has everything about him which his supporters could use. A favorite talk show web host, Tavis Smiley can be a liberal political commentator, advocate, philanthropist, web host and business owner with a net value of $10 million in 2012. After completing his degree in public areas Affairs at Indiana University

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Quick Facts

Full NameTavis Smiley
Net Worth$10 Million
Date Of BirthSeptember 13, 1964
Height1.85 m
ProfessionJournalist, Screenwriter, Television producer, Entrepreneur, Film producer, Author, Film director, Talk show host, Commentator, Philanthropist, Actor, Advocate, Businessperson
EducationMaconaquah High School, Indiana University Bloomington
ParentsJoyce Marie Roberts, Emory Garnell Smiley
AwardsNAACP Image Award for Outstanding Literary Work, Nonfiction, NAACP Image Award – President's Award, NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Literary Work - Instructional
NominationsGoodreads Choice Awards Best Memoir & Autobiography
MoviesSinister, Stand, Barack Obama: The Power of Change, The Covenant

Interesting Facts

1 Received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 6270 Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood, California on April 24, 2014.
2 Attended Indiana University Bloomington.
3 Distant cousin of T.D. Jakes and James Wheaton.
4 Is a member of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity.


Won Awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2014 Star on the Walk of Fame Walk of Fame Television On April 24, 2014. At 6270 Hollywood Blvd.
2000 President's Award Image Awards Tom Joyner



Stand 2009/I Documentary executive producer
State of the Black Union: Jamestown - Memorable Moments 2007 TV Movie executive producer
State of the Black Union: Jamestown - The Next 400 Years 2007 TV Movie executive producer
State of the Black Union: Jamestown - The First 400 Years 2007 TV Movie executive producer
All-American Presidential Forums on PBS Moderated by Tavis Smiley 2007 TV Movie executive producer
Tavis Smiley 2004 TV Series supervising producer


PoliticKING with Larry King 2015 TV Series
Sinister 2012/I Anchor
American Dreams 2004 TV Series Thurgood Marshall
Any Day Now 2001 TV Series
The Parkers 2000 TV Series Tavis Smiley


Stand 2009/I Documentary written by


P.O.V. 2012 TV Series documentary godfather - 1 episode
I'm Carolyn Parker 2011 Documentary godfather


Stand 2009/I Documentary


Sinister 2012/I the filmmakers wish to extend their personal thanks for their contributions and support to the making of this movie


The Daily Show 2014-2016 TV Series Himself
PoliticKING with Larry King 2016 TV Series Himself - guest
The Wendy Williams Show 2011-2016 TV Series Himself
Democracy Now! 2005-2016 TV Series Himself
This Week 2012-2016 TV Series Himself - Powerhouse Roundtable Panelist / Himself - Roundtable Panelist / Himself - Roundtable Panalist
Face the Nation 2012-2015 TV Series Himself / Himself - Panelist / Himself - PBS
Entertainment Tonight 2015 TV Series Himself
In Depth 2015 TV Series Himself - Interviewee
Nathan East: For the Record 2014 Documentary Himself (as Travis Smiley)
Dancing with the Stars 2014 TV Series Himself - Contestant
Good Morning America 2014 TV Series Himself - Guest
Hannity 2013 TV Series Himself
Piers Morgan Tonight 2011-2013 TV Series Himself
Keep the Promise: The Global Fight Against AIDS 2013 Documentary short
Tavis Smiley Reports: Education Under Arrest 2013 TV Movie Himself - Host
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno 2007-2012 TV Series Himself
Larry King Now 2012 TV Series Himself - Guest
Today 2012 TV Series Himself
Soulacoaster: R Kelly Interview with Tavis Smiley 2012 TV Movie Himself
The High Bar 2012 TV Series Himself - Guest
The O'Reilly Factor 2012 TV Series Himself
Last Call with Carson Daly 2012 TV Series Himself - Guest
Fox and Friends 2012 TV Series Himself
The Colbert Report 2012 TV Series Himself - Guest / Co-Author, The Rich and the Rest of Us
Real Time with Bill Maher 2004-2012 TV Series Himself
Urban Style 2007-2011 TV Series documentary Himself - Guest
Meet the Press 2008-2011 TV Series Himself - Author, 'Fail Up' / Himself
Tavis Smiley Reports: Too Important to Fail 2011 TV Movie Himself - Host
Fear of a Black Republican 2011 Documentary Himself - Interviewee
Problema 2010 Documentary Himself
Tavis Smiley Reports 2010 TV Movie Himself
Redemption of the Welfare Queen 2009 Documentary Himself (voice)
Still Bill 2009 Documentary Himself
PBS Special Report: Health Care Reform 2009 TV Movie Himself
Stand 2009/I Documentary Himself
Larry King Live 2008-2009 TV Series Himself / Himself - Guest Host
Barack Obama: The Power of Change 2008 Video documentary Himself
9th Annual State of the Black Union: Memorable Moments 2008 TV Movie Himself
9th Annual State of the Black Union: Building Blocks for America 2008 TV Movie Himself
9th Annual State of the Black Union: Breaking New Ground 2008 TV Movie Himself
The Boondocks 2008 TV Series Himself
Tavis Smiley Presents: The Road to Health - Obesity & Our Children, Part 1 2007 TV Special Himself - Host
The Game 2007 TV Series Himself
Charlie Rose 2007 TV Series Himself - Guest
Everybody Hates Chris 2007 TV Series Himself
Jimmy Carter Man from Plains 2007 Documentary Himself
State of the Black Union: Jamestown - Memorable Moments 2007 TV Movie Himself
State of the Black Union: Jamestown - The Next 400 Years 2007 TV Movie Himself
State of the Black Union: Jamestown - The First 400 Years 2007 TV Movie Himself
All-American Presidential Forums on PBS Moderated by Tavis Smiley 2007 TV Movie Himself
Tavis Smiley Presents: The Road to Health - Obesity & Our Children, Part 2 2007 TV Special Himself - Host
Hardball with Chris Matthews 2006 TV Series Himself
Live from Lincoln Center 2005 TV Series PBS Host
Letter to the President 2005 Video documentary Himself
36th NAACP Image Awards 2005 TV Special Himself
The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn 2004 TV Series Himself
Jeopardy! 2004 TV Series Himself - Guest Contestant
One Special Moment 2001 TV Movie Himself
31st NAACP Image Awards 2000 TV Special Himself
30th NAACP Image Awards 1999 TV Special Himself
For Your Love 1999 TV Series Himself
BET Tonight with Ed Gordon 1998 TV Series Host (1998-2001)
The Roseanne Show 1998 TV Series Himself
The Light Documentary filming Himself
Tavis Smiley 2004-2016 TV Series Himself - Host / Himself -Host
Extra 2016 TV Series Himself
Conan 2016 TV Series Himself - Guest

Archive Footage

Have I Got News for You 2016 TV Series Himself
Katt Williams: 9 Lives 2010 Video documentary Himself
The O'Reilly Factor 2008 TV Series Himself
60 Minutes 2000 TV Series documentary Himself - Commentator (segment "Tom Joyner")

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