Bess Kalb Biography
Bess Kalb is an American award-winning screenwriter who is famous for contributing sketches to the late night show, Jimmy Kimmel Live. She also writes for The New Yorker’s Daily Shoutouts. Kalb has expanded her horizon by writing for award shows like The Oscars and The Emmy. Moreover, she further gained popularity after getting blocked by the U.S President Donald Trump on Twitter for making jokes about his expense.
Bess Kalb Age
Bess Kalb was born Bess Bell Kalb on the 8th day of March in the year 1988 in Manhattan, United States. She is 31 years old as of 2019. She is of American nationality and of white ethnicity. She grew up in Manhattan and now lives in San Francisco, California.
Bess Kalb Family
Bess has a brother named Will Kalb. Her family is Jewish and she belongs to the White ethnicity. She got her comedic traits from her father. She mentioned to Buzzfeed that he is the reason she went into comedy.
Bess Kalb Husband
Bess Kalb is currently married to Charlie Harding and the couple is in a married relationship for a long time. The duo is private about there married life and the exact date and venue of their marriage are still a mystery.
Bess Kalb Children
The husband and wife duo shares two children together, one son and one daughter. The duo does not want their children to be in the media limelight, and therefore, they have kept their information secret.
Bess Kalb Education
Bess studied at Brown University, Rhode Island.
She graduated in 2009 & at the ceremony, made a witty speech. She spoke warmly of her experience at Brown University before her fellow classmates & her professors.
Bess Kalb Career
She has contributed to the script, supplying jokes and comedy sketches for the late-night show Jimmy Kimmel Live since 2012. Her work on the show has also earned her a number of awards and nominations including the Emmy awards for the best writer for Jimmy Kimmel Live and a WGA Award in 2016.
With other shows and media publications, Kalb has also demonstrated her writing skills and comedic chops. She wrote scripts for the 2012 and 2016 Emmy Awards as well as the 2017 and 2018 Academy Awards. She has written for magazines and websites including GQ, Grantland, Wired, The Nation, Salon, and The New Republic as a testament to her growing popularity as a go-to writer. Kalb has also written a number of humorous shouts for The New Yorker, the US Magazine.
Some of her magazine posts include Wedding Announcements My Grandmother Wrote For Me Over A Single Game of Bridge With Her Friends and A Selection of the Most Disappointing Under 30s. Funnily enough, the witty personality included her name as the selection’s 30th disappointment. Her drawings also include What’s Your Password and Lie Witness News, Coachella 2013.
Additionally, she contributed jokes for Hillary Clinton‘s Al Smith Dinner speech. It was believed that the speech cost Clinton her election and for this, Kalb expresses deep regret for contributing to Clinton’s failure in 2016. Similarly, she is also famous for expertly trolling the POTUS, Donald Trump on Twitter. On May 29, 2017, she joined the league of celebrities the president has blocked on the social media platform. Others include Chrissy Teigen, Stephen King, Marina Sirtis, Andy Signore, and Rosie O’Donnell. Bess Kalb joined Twitter in April 2009 and has amassed a following of over 215k.
Bess Kalb Net Worth
Bess has earned quite a fortune from her works on TV shows, award shows, and media outlets, especially from Jimmy Kimmel Live and The New Yorkers. As a talented scripter who knows her onions, her career has been very lucrative that it has circulated in some quarters that she is worth as much as $60 million. Even as we are yet to authenticate the true value of her wealth, it is most likely that she isn’t worth that much.
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