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Wendell James Biography, Wiki 2017

Wendell James was born in September 1960, in Warren, Ohio USA, and is an actor, television and radio host, as well as stage personality, popular on several fronts! He is a close friend of comedian Kym Whitley with whom he can often be seen on the red carpet. He is also a regular cast member in the “Raising Whitley” TV series and is easily recognized because of his funky style as well as funny personality.

Have you ever wondered how much wealth this multi-talented man has accumulated so far? How rich Wendell James is? According to sources, it is estimated that the total amount of Wendell James’ net worth is $500,000 as of late 2016 (including a luxurious car – a Bentley),acquired primarily, through his dynamic “show biz” career which is now spanning over 20 years.

Wendell James Net Worth $500,000

Before he enrolled in the entertainment industry and television, Wendell James obtained his Ph.D. in counseling. For almost 30 years, Wendell has run a successful, helpful and humane business – a company focused on helping developmentally disabled adults.

Prior to joining “the biz”, Wendell James decided to pursue his passion for fashion, and launched his own clothing line – Wendell’s Design. While promoting his line of colorful shirts, Wendell met Kym Whitley, a friendship that led James to his television career, and provided the basis for his net worth.

In 2007, Wendell James began hosting his own show, “Talking with Wendell” in which he interviewed every red carpet celebrity that he could get his hands on. His talents as well as “zany personality” were soon recognized, and the show went viral through the KCAA 1050 AM. Now, almost 10 years later, the show is still being aired every Saturday, and covers various Hollywood events and hot topics. It is certain that this engagement is a main source of revenue for Wendell James.

As an actor, Wendell James debuted in Maurice Jamal’s 2006 comedy “Dirty Laundry”, although that role went uncredited. His real breakthrough came in 201,3 when Wendell was cast as a regular member for the reality TV show “Raising Whitley”, which follows the everyday life of Kym Whitley and her circle of closest friends, called “The Village”, in which Wendell James holds a very high position. The show’s popularity has certainly helped Wendell to further increase his net worth.

Some other of Wendell James’ television appearance include small side roles in popular sitcoms including “Breaking the Band”, “Afro City”, “My Sweet Sixteen”, “Home James” and “Will & Grace”. He also appeared in the movies “Frankie’s Jewels” (2009) and “35 and Ticking” (2011), and further, Wendell is known for his role in the quite successful off-Broadway production “Sex, Relationships and Sometimes Love”. It is certain that all these achievements have made a positive impact on the overall net worth of Wendell James.

Although he declares himself as a gay, Wendell James was once married to a woman, believing “it was what God wanted”. As he explained in one interview, he is torn between desire and what the church had taught him.

Perhaps unsurprisingly, Wendell James is involved in several philanthropic organizations including Kiki Shepard’s KIIS Foundation, the New Image Emergency Shelter, Reed for Hope Foundation, Rowell Foster Children’s Foundation and the Mablean Ephraim Foundation.

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Birth date: September 7 1960

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35 and Ticking2011Man 2
Frankie's Jewels2009
Dirty Laundry2006/IChurch Memeber (uncredited)



The 46th Annual NAACP Image Awards2015TV SpecialHimself
Raising Whitley2013-2014TV SeriesHimself

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