Tavis Smiley

United States

Tavis Smiley Bio

Who is Tavis Smiley

An American talk show host and author who is well recognized for hosting the popular show BET Talk on Black Entertainment Television.

Early Life (Childhood)

The son of single mother Joyce Marie Roberts, Travis was born in Gulfport, Mississippi. He is graduated from Indiana University. He has altogether of nine siblings.

Interesting Facts

He is also an entrepreneur and philanthropist. Through his innate talent, he has maintained a wealthy and luxurious life. He has a whopping net worth of $10 million.

Personal Life

He doesn't talk much when it comes about his private life. He has not mentioned whether he is married or having an affair with anyone.


He won NAACP Image Award, Mickey Leland Humanitarian Award, Du Bois Medal, Interdependence Day Prize, Hollywood Wall of Fame and many more.


He was accused of having a sexual relationship with multiple staffs.