Tavis Smiley

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Birthday
13, 1964
Birthplace
Gulfport, MS
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthplace
Gulfport, MS

About

Award-winning African American talk show host on public radio whose film credits include Tavis Smiley and Barack Obama: The Power of Change.

Before Fame

In high school, he was involved in student council and debate team.

Trivia

He was the host and executive producer of BET Tonight for many years.

Family Life

His distant cousins are T.D. Jakes and James Wheaton.

Associated With

He was featured in Oprah Winfrey's magazine when they said he was a change agent.