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Katt Williams is a renowned American stand-up comedian, rapper and actor, best known for his appearances in movies such as Friday After Next, Rebound, Epic Movie and the TV series Wild n’ Out and NYPD Blue.
Over the course of his two decades in the entertainment industry, Williams has performed countless sold out shows thereby earning a reputation of one of the top comedians today. Apart from his on-screen performances and stage antics, he has attracted a lot of attention for his off-stage controversies too. Nonetheless, he is one entertainer fans are keen to watch live in action.
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Micah Sierra Williams was born in Cincinnati, Ohio, on September 2, 1971. He was raised in Dayton until the age of thirteen when he decided to move to Florida and began working as a street vendor to make ends meet. Williams’ first stand-up performance was a five-minute improvisation routine while he was still in his teens. Having received a positive response, William honed his comic delivery by performing routines in various clubs. By 1999, he had made a considerable name for himself and appeared on stage at renowned venues such as The Hollywood Park Casino. The Comedy Club, The Improv and The Icehouse.
Williams’ increasing popularity soon led him to become a regular on the BET Network, where he made appearances on well-known shows such as Black Carpet, Rip The Runway, Comic View, 106 & Park, BET Comedy Awards and The BET Awards.
Katt Williams did not limit himself to stand-up comedy and explored other territories within the entertainment industry. In 2002, he made his debut on television with the American drama NYPD Blue. He also appeared on several seasons of the show Wild n’ Out.
The first movie Williams starred in was a stone comedy Friday After Next where he played the character of Money Mike. The film was a major hit and Williams’ performance earned positive reviews from fans and critics alike. The movie further increased his fan base and made him a force to be reckoned with.
Katt Williams performed his first stand-up comedy special, Katt Williams: Live: Let a Playa Play in 2006. He came out with his second stand-up special (first on HBO), The Pimp Chronicles: Pt 1 the same year. It was a massive hit and increased his following by leaps and bounds.
The following year, Williams appeared in the role of a stand-up comic in the movie American Hustle. It received critical acclaim and established Williams’ reputation as a mainstream comedian. Later in the year the comedian lent his vocals in the sitcom The Boondocks.
In the series My Wife And Kids, Williams played the role of a recurring character called Bobby Shaw. Besides he played supporting roles in movies including Internet dating, First Sunday, Cats & Dogs: The Revenge of the Kitty Galore, Lonely Street, Marshals and Norbit among others.
Williams’ second HBO special. It’s Pimpin’ Pimpin’ had a political theme. It was also his debut studio album. After it aired in 2008, the comedian went on a four-year hiatus. During these years, Williams was involved in documentaries such as Katt Williams 9 Lives and Katt Williams: Pimpadelic.
Williams made a comeback to the stand-up comedy circuit in 2012. His third HBO comedy special Kattpacalypse met an overwhelming response from the audience.
In 2013, the comedian kicked off his Growth Spurt Tour and returned to HBO with a new show Williams: Priceless: Afterlife.
Apart from performing stand-up gigs and acting in movies, Williams decided to try his luck at singing as well. Under the name Money Mike, he rapped numerous songs for a number of music artists including Suga Free, The Game and Baby Bash. In November of 2013, Williams and Hell Rell released a collaborative song, Lames in the Game to Atlanta based rapper Trinidad James. The song was a reaction to James’ remarks about the hip hop scene of New York.
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Katt Williams’ comic style has often been compared to that of comedy legend, Richard Pryor. Both have had a troubled personal life and both are known to touch upon sensitive topics such as racism, politics and African American culture in their comic routines.
Williams’ legal troubles and other controversial wild behavior have not affected his fan following in any way. Fans still show up in large numbers every time he hits the stage. The proud father of eight (seven of which are adopted children) has a love for fashion and never fails to make a style statement.
Over the past one year, Katt Williams has immersed himself in various projects. These include upcoming movies such as Father Figures with Owen Wilson and Ed Helm as well as the Meet The Blacks sequel The House Next Door alongside Mike Epps.
His Great America Tour in 2017 has met a tremendous response and fans can’t wait for the comedian’s performances in 2018. Williams will be making a return to the Park Theatre at Monte Carlo Resort coming January.
The 46-year old Teen Choice Award nominee uses humor to stir conversations on important topics. He believes that one can find humor in the worst of circumstances. As he puts it in his own words, “That's what God created humor to be. Life can be difficult and dangerous and stressful and all of those things, but comedy is the great mediator. No matter how serious the conversations are, there is humor in the discussion. … It's really comedy that allows the discourse to go further than, 'I'm angry, and you're angry’ or ‘I’m sad, and you’re sad.” This positive approach is reflected in Williams’ own life as well as comic routines.
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