Katt Williams: Comedian Actor Bio, Net Worth, and Popularity

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Katt Williams

Not to get confused with Katt Williams or William Katt. In this biography we are going to discuss about the noted Stand up comedian and actor Katt. You will learn about his personal and professional life. You will also learn about Katt Williams net worth and controversy.  So do not waste your time, start reading the article without any kind of restriction.

Katt Williams Wiki

Katt is a famous stand up comedian and actor in the Film Industry. He became famous for his role as Money Mike in the TV show “Friday After Next”. After 20 years in entertainment, Williams has definitely earned a place there. Williams started his artistic pursuits very early in life. Despite being a gifted student, he purposefully stopped going to school to concentrate on his comedy career. Williams has a knack for making people laugh when he was a small child. Soon after, he gave everything up. He did this to focus only on his humorous acts. This included his home, comforts, and education. 

Full NameMicah “Katt” Williams
NicknameKatt M,älliams
ProfessionActor, Rapper, Comedian, Writer, Producer
BornSeptember 2, 1971
FatherJohn Cornell Williams
MotherBrenda Louise
SiblingsFour younger sisters
Children10 (1 biological, 7 adopted)
Marital Status Divorced (has been married twice)
Katt Williams net worth$ 5 Million

Early Life

Katt Williams was born in Cincinnati, on September 2, 1971 And was raised in Dayton by Jehovah’s Witness parents When he was younger. He lived in Haiti for a year and a half while doing religious missions there. 

Williams was 13 at the time. He moved to Florida to escape his violent father after his parents split. He lived in a park and was impoverished, but he succeeded as a street vendor. He said that he wanted to continue being friends with God.

Physical Appearance

Let us tell you all that, Katt belongs to a celebrity background. Apart from that he is a very talented personality. He has been best recognized for his mature and polite appearance. Also, he has a spark in his brown eyes which shows much confidence. 

Height5’4-5″ (1.64 m)
Weight141 Pounds (64kg)
Body MeasurementsNot Known
Eye ColorBrown
Hair ColorDark Brown

Katt Williams Wife & Children

Katt Williams Wife & Children

Little is known about Katt Williams personal life. We only know that he is married to Quadirah Locus. Micah was born in 1995. Nevertheless, the union was short-lived and terminated in divorce. Williams was given custody of his son. Williams currently has adopted children. His biological son is Micah. He aims to create a good life for Micah. In 2008, he moved to South Dakota with his children. Williams’ daughter Renika is also his.


As you have heard that comedian began his career in the 1990s. He had already performed at many comedy clubs nationwide. He was popular by the end of the 1990s. His regular appearances were at comedic venues such as “The Icehouse” and “The Improve.” He then debut on “Comic View,” a BET show, where he went by the name Katt “In the Hat” Williams.” His first comedy special, “Katt Williams: Live: Let a Playa Play,” and his second, “The Pimples Chronicles,” both debuted on HBO in 2006. He was given the opportunity to work in comedy when he was cast in “American Hustle.”

He declared the retirement of his stand-up comedy in 2012 owing to legal issues. But three days later, he made another announcement about his retirement. He featured in the HBO series “Katt Williams: Priceless: Afterlife” in 2014. He made his Netflix debut in 2018 with “Great America.”

Katt Williams Movies

Looking at Katt’s fabulous career, he has done multiple of work in the movie industry. And some of them are also award winning.

Movie NameGemes
Friday After NextComedy, Drama
Father FiguresComedy
ReboundSport, Comedy, Family
School DanceDrama, Comedy, Music
First SundayComedy, Crime, Drama
The Perfect HolidayComedy, Fantasy, Family, Romance
NorbitComedy, Romance
Scary Movie 5Horror, Comedy
Epic MovieComedy, Adventure

Awards and Recognitions

In his career, Katt has won four awards in total, one of which is a Primetime Emmy. The other three are other notable honors. In addition, he has had nominations for four further awards.

NAACP Image Awardfor Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series (“My Wife and Kids”)
BET Comedy AwardFor Outstanding Stand-Up Special and Outstanding Male Stand-Up Comedian 
Golden Palm Awardfor Best Actor at the Dubai International Film Festival (“First Sunday”)


He argued with three fans in Seattle, Washington in December 2012. Then, Williams was arrested. After announcing that he was ending his career, he later had second thoughts. In January 2013, he was also taken into custody in Sacramento. The charge was related to a motor vehicle.

YearLegal Case Reason
2008Assault on Girlfriend
2009, 2010Bankruptcy Filing
2011Assaulting a Tractor Driver
2012Assaulting an Underage, Child Custody Dispute
2013Tax Evasion Charges
2016Battery Case
2018Assaulting a Cab Driver

Katt Williams Net Worth

He may be making a respectable living from his career, having worked in the field for more than 20 years. His popularity hasn’t decreased despite being surrounded by controversy or maybe going to jail. Thus, it is now believed that Katt Williams net worth is $5 million.

Interesting Fact About Katt 

  • In 2022, he played the role of “Money Mike” in the film Friday After Next.
  • released a comedy CD titled Katt Williams Live in 2006.
  • featured in the 2006 HBO stand-up comedy show Katt Williams: The Pimp Chronicle.
  • He has been in music videos for artists such as Westside Connection, Outcast, and Ludacris.
  • He posted bail in 2008 after his arrest on gun charges. The charges were dropped. He posted bail in time to attend a sold-out performance at Carnegie Hall in New York City.
  • featured in a 2012 energy shot commercial.
  • has one biological son and seven adopted children.
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