Bill Bellamy is an American actor and stand-up comedian. Previously, known for his appearances as a VJ and host for several MTV programs, Bill Bellamy has turned out to be one of the famous actors. Bill is prominent for his role in movies like Fled, Love Jones, The Brothers, How to Be a Player, Getting Played and Any Given Sunday.
The actor, who gained recognized for his role on HBO television series Def Comedy Jam, has gradually made out his way in many other Hollywood movies. The actor is supposedly on the rise and has earned himself a huge net worth. Let's find it out in detail.
Bill’s Career as a VJ
Born in New Jersey, U.S, Bill started his career as a VJ. Bill, who happens to be the cousin brother of basketball player Shaquille O'Neal, was formally encouraged by him to get into basketball. But gradually Bill chose his career as a VJ.
For many years, he worked with the American television channel MTV. There he started his career as VJ and also hosted many programs of the channel including MTV Jamz and MTV Beach House.
He was promptly loved for his works, and he also managed to gather a variety of fans. In the year 2007, he hosted season 5 of NBC’s reality show Last Comic. Later in 2008, he hosted season 6 of the same show.
Bill’s Career in Acting
In the year 1996, Bill went to star in the movie Fled. The very movie was directed by Kevin Hooks. With his performance in the movie, he managed to come in the limelight. Later, Bill was offered with varieties of movies.
And he managed to appear in other movies like Love Jones, The Brothers, How to Be a Player, Getting Played and Any Given Sunday in further years.
Talking about his television appearances, he has appeared in two episodes of American teen sitcom Kenan and Kel. In the year 2002, Bellamy co-starred in the Fox Network American action drama series Fastlane alongside Peter Facinelli and Tiffani Thiessen.
Moreover he also frequently made guest appearances in the American late night talk show Chelsea Lately. He also had a recurring role on the American TV series Hot in Clevelandin the year 2014.
In 2012, Bellamy played the role of Sanders, an FBI agent, in American comedy film Kindergarten Cop 2opposite Dolph Lundgren. Bill also appeared in the role of Terry Jackson in 2016 American film The Bounce Back alongside Shemar Moore.
Bill is also known for his voice works. He voiced Skeeter in the Nickelodeon American television show Cousin Skeeter.
Currently, Bill Bellamy hosts the show Bill Bellamy's Who's Got Jokes? on TV One. The very show began airing on October 28, 2006. The show is in its fourth season at present. He is also an executive producer of the same show. The shows has received ongoing support and love from Bill’s fan across the globe.
Net Worth and Salary of Bill Bellamy
Bill Bellamy, who started his career as a VJ and turned out to a remarkably good actor, has a net worth of $8 million. His involvement in varieties of movies, TV shows and his works as a VJ can be credited for his huge assets.
His 1993 movie, Who’s the Man? managed to gross an amount of $11,300,000. Similarly, his other high grosser are,
Any Given Drama (1999): $76,000,000
The Brothers (2001): $27,958,191
Lottery Ticket (2010): $24.7 million
Def Jam’s How to be a Player (1997): $14 million
Love Stinks (1999): $2,924,635
According to the sources, as a host at MTV, he earns a minimum of $56441 from his programs with fewer added up bonus and incentives. As Bill was associated with MTV since the start of his career, he gradually has grabbed up some amount from it too.
Talking about his residence, presently, he lives with his wife and family at a house in Los Angeles, California. Bill purchased the house in the year 2001 for $930 thousand. The house spreads around 3324 sq.ft and has 2 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms in it.
Bill also hosts and organizes various live events inside and outside of his country. Since he is paid a considerable amount of money from it, his net worth will surely rise in coming days as well. We wish him a good fortune and luck for the upcoming days in life.