A J Calloway was born on 29 August 1974 in New Jersey. He is an American actor and television host. His net worth is estimated at $4 million. AJ is an alumnus of Saint Benedict’s Prep School and Howard University in Washington, D.C. He is also a member of Omega Psi Phi fraternity. AJ’s most famous show is “106 & Park” for BET, which he co-hosted for five years. This show ranked as the most popular music countdown shows on the network and earned record breaking ratings.
A J Calloway started his career as a journalist in New York City. He was the lead reporter for NBC’s “Chicago Code” and had appeared on various other programs. In 2000, he was invited to co-host a video countdown show on BET. After five years, he left the show and returned in 2007. At that time, Calloway became the original host of 106 & Park, a show that was also on BET. It featured live performances and celebrity guests.
As a result of his success on the show, Calloway was offered a position on Extra, an entertainment television show. He served as a correspondent on the show and helped promote a number of events for several organizations in New York City. However, he was fired from the show in January 2017. TMZ reported that he had told them that he would focus on writing television for the next year.
Since he has not disclosed his net worth, it is difficult to know exactly how much he earns. However, it is estimated that he makes around $4 million per year. AJ is not much into social networking sites, and he has not publicly talked about his finances.
Before his success as an entertainment television host, AJ was a producer and co-host of the syndicated news program The Show with A.J. Calloway on UPN. During this time, he also founded his own promotion company, Calloway Entertainment Group, which is still active.
Throughout his career, AJ has received numerous awards and accolades. He was nominated for the Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Entertainment News Program two times, and won it twice. Additionally, he has been ranked among the top 10 most popular entertainment reporters. AJ is currently a celebrity brand ambassador for several companies, and his foundation is expected to be worth more than two billion dollars by 2018.
AJ is married to Dr. Lao Sealey, who is a pediatrician. They were married in 2005, and divorced in 2007. Their divorce was prompted by conflicts between the two. While they were married, they had a daughter, Ava Claire. Currently, AJ and Dionne are living a happily-ever-after life.
Currently, AJ is hosting an entertainment news show, Extra. Previously, he hosted a television show called Free for five years. According to his bio, he has been married twice. Initially, he was married to Dr. Lao Sealey from 2005 to 2007, and then to Dionne Walker from 2013 to present.