Bess Kalb

Bess Bell Kalb is a popular American author and writer who is associated with the Emmy Award nomination as the writer of Jimmy Kimmel Live TV show. She has also worked as a journalist for The New Yorker magazine. She has authored some of the best-selling books like Nobody Will Tell You This But Me: A True (As Told to Me) Story. The story revolves around her grandmother, Bobby Bell. She has received several other awards for her writing.

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Biography and Early Life

Bess Kalb was born on 29 January 1987 in New York City, New York, in the United States. She grew up in Westchester and in Manhattan but later, she relocated to San Francisco, California, where she started her writing career. She is a contributor to the writing of articles to, GOOD, The New Republic,, and Wired, among several other publications. She moved to Los Angeles at a later date to pursue a career in comedy.

She has not shared any information concerning her early upbringing. Also, the information concerning her parents is missing in the media. She has revealed that she was raised together with her brother named Will Kalb.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Bess Kalb in 2021 and what is her height and weight? Well, Bess Kalb’s age is 34 years old as of today’s date 2nd August 2021 having been born on 29 January 1987. Though, she is 5′ 0″ in feet and inches and 152 cm in Centimetres tall, she weighs about 136 lbs in Pound and 62 kg in Kilograms. Her eye color is Grey and hair color is Black.


Bess attended high school in Manhattan, although she has not revealed the names of the school and the year she graduated. After her high school education, she enrolled at Brown University in Rhode Island and graduated in 2009. She had started comedy in 2007 while serving her internship in New York, but she continued with the genre after graduating.

Personal Life: Dating, Boyfriends, Husband, Kids

Bess is a married woman. She is the wife of Charlie Harding. She had not disclosed much information about her husband and when they got married. The couple is blessed with one son, although she has not revealed the name of their son. The family reside in San Francisco.

Is Bess Kalb Lesbian?

No. Kalb is straight as far as sexual orientation is concerned. She is neither gay nor bisexual and has never had such rumours. She is married and shared one son with her husband. Their marriage is peaceful, and they enjoy spending time together.

Professional Career

Bess came into the limelight in her professional career in 2012 after becoming the comedy writer for Jimmy Kimmel Live! for ABC Network. That same year, she wrote for the Primetime Emmy Awards ceremony, and Kimmel was the host. Together with several others from Kimmel’s show, including Tony Barbieri, Joelle Boucol, Jonathan Bines, Jimmy Kimmel, Gary Greenberg and several others were nominated for Emmy Awards for Outstanding writing.

Again, she was part of the writing team of the Primetime Emmy Awards after three years. She has worked with Hilary Clinton, and in February 2016, she wrote for his Al Smith Dinner speech. She had political-themed tweets in 2018, and on 28 May, it got the attention of President Donald Trump and even blocked her account from his Twitter feed. She worked with Hillary Clinton in 2018, where she introduced him in fundraising for Mom Demand Action for Gun Sense which was also attended by Lucy McBath, who is now a congresswoman.

Concerning her writing, she released her first book on 17 March 2020 entitled “Nobody Will Tell You This But Me: A True (As Told to Me) Story. In the story, she shared about her grandmother, Bobby Bell, starting with her mother’s migration from Russia, how she was born on a kitchen table in Brooklyn, her life in the areas of New York suburbs of Westchester, and later her death at the age of 90. The audiobook of the story is narrated and produced by Random House Audio.


Bess has achieved a lot from her career. Having been inspired by her father, she was able to start her career at a young age which has helped her gain more fame. In 2013, she was the recipient of the Writer’s Guild of America Award for Television in the category of comedy-variety Talk Series of the year. Her first book was ranked at number eight in the American Booksellers Association in the list of Indie Bestseller Hardcover Non-Fiction list.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Bess Kalb in ’2021’

As of 2021, Bess has accumulated an estimated net worth of over $70 million. She has acquired her wealth from her career as an author and writer. She has written for several comedy shows, and in 2020, she released her first book. The book has been listed in the bestsellers list by the American Bestsellers Association.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • She acquired comedic traits from her own father.
  • She is active in social media and regularly shares pictures of her family members.

Bess Kalb is in her mid-30s but has achieved such great success as compared to her age. She is a renowned writer and author who not only write for shows but also for various ceremonies. With this success, she can afford a comfortable lifestyle. She is an inspiration to many young people struggling in their career that they can also have their dreams come true.


Facts of Bess Bell Kalb

  • Gender Female
  • full nameBess Bell Kalb
  • birthplaceNew York City, New York
  • Date of Birth January 29, 1987
  • Age 37 years 3 months
  • Horoscope Aquarius
  • Lucky Number 10
  • Lucky Stone Amethyst
  • Lucky Color Turquoise
  • Best Match for Marriage Aquarius, Gemini, Sagittarius
  • nationalityAmerican
  • religionUnknown
  • net worth$70 million
  • professionAuthor and television writer
  • weightIn Kilograms – 62 Kg, In Pounds – 136 lbs
  • heightIn Centimetres – 152 cm, In Feet and Inches – 5′ 0″
  • hair colorBlack
  • eye colorGrey
  • high schoolUnknown

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