Bess Kalb is an award-winning American screenwriter, renowned for her sketches on the late-night show, Jimmy Kimmel Live. She also writes for The New Yorker’s Daily Shoutouts. Kalb has broadened his horizons by writing for shows such as The Oscars and The Emmy.
His work has also been published in other magazines and websites such as GQ, The Nation, Wired and Grantland. She is also known for comically trolling President Donald Trump.
Bess Kalb Biography
The American national is from Manhattan on March 8, 1988. Her name is Bess Bell Kalb and she has a brother who is named Will Kalb. Her family is Jewish and she is of white ethnicity.
Bess Kalb must have attended one of the high schools in Manhattan, New York, where she grew up although there is no record of her school name, year of graduation, or even clubs and activities she joined as a high school student. It would have been nice to know if she had started her writing career back then. While details are yet to be released, at least we know that she got her comedic traits from her dad.
She mentioned to Buzzfeed that he’s the reason she got into acting. He once annotated a Haggadah with jokes and sent it along with a seder and other items from a grocery store to her and her husband during Passover while they were on vacation.
Bess Kalb graduated from Brown University, RhodeIsland in 2009. She started in comedy in 2007 after a 4 month internship in New York. After graduating, she continued to work extensively in the genre.
She has contributed to the script by providing jokes and comedic sketches for the late-night show Jimmy Kimmel Live since 2012. Her work on the show has also earned her numerous awards and nominations, including Emmy Awards for Best Writer for Jimmy Kimmel Live. and a WGA Award in 2016.
Kalb has also proven his writing prowess and comedic chops with other media shows and publications. She wrote for the Emmy Awards in 2012 and 2016, as well as for the Academy Awards in 2017 and 2018. A testament to her growing popularity as an author, she has written for magazines and websites such as GQ, Grantland, Wired, The Nation, Salon and The New Republic. Kalb also wrote a number of humorous catchphrases for American magazine The New Yorker.
Some of her articles for the magazine include Wedding Announcements My Grandmother Wrote Me About A Single Game of Bridge With Her Friends and A Selection of the Most Disappointing Under-30s. Oddly enough, the spiritual personality included his name as the 30th disappointment in the selection. His sketches also include What’s Your Password? and Lie Witness News – Coachella 2013
Additionally, she contributed jokes for Hillary’s Al Smith speech at Clinton’s dinner. The speech was believed to have cost Clinton her election and for this, Kalb was expressing her deep regret for contributing to Clinton’s failure in 2016. Similarly, she is also famous for trolling the POTUS, Donald Trump, on Twitter . On May 29, 2017, she joined the league of celebrities that the president 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 over 215,000 followers.
His net worth
Bess Kalb has earned a fortune from working on TV shows, award shows and media including Jimmy Kimmel Live and The New Yorkers. As a talented screenwriter who knows his onions, his career has been highly lucrative, earning as much as $60 million at times. Even though we haven’t yet authenticated the true value of his wealth, chances are he’s not worth much anymore.
Bess Kalb’s family – parents, husband and children
Bess Kalb talks about her work and her passion for comedy, hence her prodigious work in the field. Beyond her career, she is a very private person and hardly shares any information about her family including her parents except for a few photos of her family which she shares on Instagram.
She is married to Charlie Harding with whom she shares two beautiful children – a daughter and a son. There aren’t many details about her husband and the duo haven’t revealed the names of their children. The family of four lives in San Francisco.