Tavis Smiley was conceived on the thirteenth of September, 1964 in Gulfport, Mississippi. Born to parents of black ethnicity and American culture he had to come through many challenges throughout his life. He was selected in the Maconaquah High School for his essential training as he has been a very good student all through his education career. He graduated with a BS degree out in the open undertakings from the Indiana University in the year 2003.

He was very much inclined world TV and news channel in general since his childhood. He always wondered about political challenges all across America and the world and wanted to get rid of it. Tavis Smiley's political profession began off when he was still in school. He started to take part in the debates and student meetings. After this, he battled for a seat on the Los Angeles City Council and completed fourth. Later he joined a local radio station and benign his first show which was The Smiley Report

He slowly progressed towards the very top of radio commentary and became an important figure in the field. By 1996, Tavis Smiley turned into an observer for the Tom Joyner Morning Show and turned into the political pundit for different talk shows on a number of channels. At this point, he started to incline towards TV and wanted to get a job in it. Tavis Smiley started facilitating and official delivering the BET Tonight which publicized on the Black Entertainment Television arrange. He started very small but as he did in radio he became widely popular in his later stages. The show started on 1996 and was later renamed as the BET Tonight. After getting a lot of TRP the show was later moved to NPR channel. The show kept running from 2002 to 2004 and he now has Tavis Smiley on the PBS Channel.

There is no news of him having been married or having a wife. He is by all accounts entirely undercover with regards to his own life and has never discharged any data as to having a sweetheart. There was a news that he was engaged but it was later rubbished. It has been realized that he has never been hitched before the general population eye. Denise Pines is a dear and dear companion of Tavis, yet separated from that, a sentimental connection between them has never been built up. He has had a number of girlfriends in the past but he didn’t marry any of them.

He has a net worth of $6 million that he has earned with great hard work and desire. He isn’t thinking about going to movie and TV shows. He is very popular on social media websites such as twitter and Instagram. He often posts political sarcasm on twitter and personal photos on Instagram. His biography can be read at Wikipedia as well as on IMDB. He also has an official website that has all the details about him which his fans could use.