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Tavis Smiley

Facts of Tavis Smiley

Full Name: Tavis Smiley
Birth Date: September 13, 1964
Age: 59 years
Gender: Male
Profession: TV Host, Author
Horoscope: Virgo
Net Worth$10 Million Dollars
Salary$1.9 Million Dollars
EducationIndiana University
FatherEmory Garnell Smiley
MotherJoyce Marie Roberts
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Tavis Smiley, a well-known talk show host and liberal political pundit, became an Internet sensation after he was suspended by PBS in 2017 for sexual misconduct.

Tavis Smiley is best known for hosting the PBS late-night chat show Tavis Smiley. He was also the previous host of BET Tonight with Tavis Smiley.

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Tavis Smiley’s net worth is unknown.

Tavis Smiley, an American talk show host and businessman, is reported to have a net worth of over $10 million and earns a substantial salary as a result of his work and profession.

Tavis’ interest in politics began when he was thirteen years old. He went on to study public affairs after graduating from Indiana University at Bloomington.
Tavis worked as an assistant to Tom Bradley, the mayor of Los Angeles, during the mid-1980s. In 1991, he started as a pundit on the radio, and in 1996, he started hosting a show called “Bet Talk.” However, Tavis sold an entire Sara Jane Olson conference to ABC News in 2001, causing BET to decline to renew his contract that year.

Later, from 2002 to 2004, he hosted “The Tavis Smiley Show” on NPR, and he currently hosts “Tavis Smiley” on PBS on weekdays and “The Tavis Smiley Show” on PRI. The man also featured on the hit ABC TV show “Dancing with the Stars” as a staff member and cast member.

He was a 13-year veteran of PBS until he became embroiled in a controversy that cost him his job. After being accused of sexual misconduct, he was banned from his PBS show on December 13, 2017. He filed a lawsuit against PBS in February 2018, accusing the network of being “racially unfriendly.”

The Private Dating Life of Tavis Smiley!

When it comes to his personal life, Tavis Smiley is reticent to talk about his relationships.

When confronted with Obama’s campaign in 2008, the Gulfport, Mississippi native spoke about his friendship. He stated that he had never been married and had no children as of that date. “I don’t have kids because I’ve tried to be responsible—knock on wood,” he explained.

Tavis has never appeared with his soon-to-be bride at any function since then. He hasn’t been engaged to his mysterious girlfriend.

While Tavis’ dating life is a mystery to his followers, many believe he is gay or in a secret relationship. He has remained silent on the subject of his sexuality. However, he expressed concern for LGBT and black individuals in the 2016 Oscar nominees. Tavis expressed his discontent with the 2016 Oscar nominees, noting that while LGBT actors are being recognized, Black actors and actresses are still being overlooked. He made an effort to show his support for African-American actors.

Biographical Information for Tavis Smiley

Tavis Smiley was born on September 13, 1964, in Mississippi, United States of America. He is the son of Joyce Marie Roberts, a single mother who became pregnant for the first time at the age of 18, and his father, Garnell, who grew up with his siblings. According to wiki, he graduated from Indiana University. Smiley is a 54-year-old American celebrity who stands at over 6 feet 1 inch tall and weighs over 80 kilograms.