Appearing @ Killeen Arts & Activity Center - Killeen, TX
Using his experiences growing up in Newark, Bill Bellamy started doing stand
while he was a student at Rutgers University.
Bellamy quickly discovered how
much he enjoyed making people laugh, and began honing his skills at small
comedy clubs around the country and was soon making waves in the New York
clubs like The Improv, The Comic Strip, and at The Comedy Store in Los
Two short years later, Bellamy earned a spot on HBO’s DEF COMEDY JAM
where he notoriously coined the phrase “Booty Call.” The now famous late
vous moniker became the name for his first comedy special for
Showtime; “Booty Call” and it was i
nstantly one of the network’s top
specials. On the heels of the success of that special, and in the years following,
Bellamy became a staple on MTV as one of the first “VJs” on the network. He
hosted several of their programming blocks, including MTV
JAMS and MTV
BEACH HOUSE, while interviewing everyone from the late Kurt Cobain to Janet
In 1996, Bill landed his own series, “The Billy Bellamy Show.”
Bellamy also continued to star on the big screen in addition to garnering coveted
s in several prominent television series.
In the feature world, Bellamy
starred in LOVE JONES, HOW TO BE A PLAYER, LOVE STINKS, THE
BROTHERS, and ANY GIVEN SUNDAY. At the same time, showcasing his mutli
hyphenate talents, Bellamy continued to hone his com
edy and stand
He debuted his second comedy special, CRAZY SEXY DIRTY in May 2012, it
was one of the highest rated comedy specials of their respective years on
Bill has appeared on recurring episodes of Tyler Perry’s MEET THE BROWNS
TBS and has also guest
starred on ABC’s CASTLE, USA’s ROYAL PAINS,
USA’s WHITE COLLAR & TNT’s MURDER IN THE FIRST. Previously, Bill
hosted four seasons of the TV One comedy competition show WHO’S GOT
JOKES? and two seasons of NBC’s Emmy Nominated LAST COM
In 2015, Bellamy wrapped his sitcom from syndicated television producer Byron
Allen, MR. BOX OFFICE.
On the show Bellamy starred alongside along side
Jon Lovitz, Tim Meadows, and Viveca J. Fox.
In between acting in and hosting shows, Bill
decided return to his first love
Bellamy debuted his third Showtime comedy special, LADIES
NIGHT OUT in February 2013. The nation
wide tour with the same name
currently continues throughout the US. Both the special and the tour feature
additional material by comedians Ali Siddiq, J. Reid and D'Lai.
Bill also appears as a featured player in SHAQ”S ALL STAR COMEDY JAM
which tours across the country and will also be a Showtime comedy special in
In addition to MR. BOX OFFICE, Bil
l was a recurring co
host on THE RACHAEL
Bill has also filled in for host Billy Bush on ACCESS HOLLYWOOD
Live and hosted the ESPY AWARDS red carpet for ENTERTAINMENT
In 2014, Bill headlined a nation
wide comedy tour,
with Tommy Davidson, Sommore, Marc Curry & Tony Rock.
In 2015, Bill hosted
the Telepictures/Scripps syndicated hit game show LETS ASK AMERICA.
Bill also headlined a six city run for our US troops stationed in Japan and over the
past year continues
the tradition by visiting and performing for our troops on US
Army bases in Kileen, TX and Huntsville, AL.
This past December, Bill co
starred with Shemar Moore & Nadine Velazquez in
comedy THE BOUNCE BACK.
Bill’s newest endeavor is joining t
he Tom Joyner Morning Show as a co
every Wednesday morning during 2017.
Bellamy resides with his wife and two young children in Los Angeles.