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Tavis Smiley is a 57-year-old American Radio Host from Gulfport, Mississippi, USA. He was born on Sunday, September 13, 1964. Is Tavis Smiley married or single, and who is he dating now? Let’s find out!

As of 2022, Tavis Smiley is possibly single.


Tavis Smiley is an American talk show host, author, liberal political commentator, entrepreneur, advocate and philanthropist. Smiley was born in Gulfport, Mississippi, and grew up in Bunker Hill, Indiana. After attending Indiana University, he worked during the late 1980s as an aide to Tom Bradley, the mayor of Los Angeles. Smiley became a radio commentator in 1991, and starting in 1996, he hosted the talk show BET Talk on BET. After Smiley sold an exclusive interview of Sara Jane Olson to ABC News in 2001, BET declined to renew Smiley’s contract that year. Smiley then began hosting The Tavis Smiley Show on NPR and currently hosts Tavis Smiley on PBS on the weekdays and “The Tavis Smiley Show” from PRI. From 2010 to 2013, Smiley and Cornel West joined forces to host their own radio talk show, Smiley & West. They were featured together interviewing musician Bill Withers in the 2009 documentary film Still Bill. He is the new host of “Tavis Talks” on BlogTalkRadio’s Tavis Smiley Network. In high school, he was involved in student council and debate team.

Real Name
Tavis E. Smiley
Radio Host
Place of Birth
Gulfport, Mississippi, USA
Date of Birth
September 13, 1964 (age 57)
Birth Sign
Marital Status

Fun Fact: On the day of Tavis Smiley’s birth, "House of the Rising Sun" by The Animals was the number 1 song on The Billboard Hot 100 and Lyndon B. Johnson (Democratic) was the U.S. President.

Tavis Smiley’s Girlfriend

Tavis Smiley is single. He is not dating anyone currently. Tavis had at least 3 relationship in the past. Tavis Smiley has not been previously engaged. His distant cousins are T.D. Jakes and James Wheaton. According to our records, he has no children.

Tavis Smiley Girlfriend

Like many celebrities and famous people, Tavis keeps his personal and love life private. Check back often as we will continue to update this page with new relationship details. Let’s take a look at Tavis Smiley past relationships, ex-girlfriends and previous hookups.

Tavis Smiley’s birth sign is Virgo. Virgos are often slow to fall in love. They are conservative by nature and cautious with their hearts, they benefit from a more flirtatious aggressive partner to start things off. The most compatible signs with Virgo are generally considered to be Taurus, Cancer, Scorpio, and Capricorn. The least compatible signs with Virgo are generally considered to be Gemini and Sagittarius. Tavis Smiley also has a ruling planet of Mercury.

Past Relationships

Tavis Smiley has had encounters with T.D. Jakes, James Wheaton and Tom Joyner. He has not been previously engaged. We are currently in process of looking up more information on the previous dates and hookups.

Tavis Smiley Biography

Tavis Smiley was born on the 13th of September in 1964 (Baby Boomers Generation). The Baby Boomers were born roughly between the years of 1946 and 1964, placing them in the age range between 51 and 70 years. The term "Baby Boomer" was derived due to the dramatic increase in birth rates following World War II. This generation values relationships, as they did not grow up with technology running their lives. Baby Boomers grew up making phone calls and writing letters, solidifying strong interpersonal skills.
Tavis’s life path number is 6.

Tavis Smiley is best known for being a Radio Host. Award-winning African American talk show host on public radio whose film credits include Tavis Smiley and Barack Obama: The Power of Change. He was featured in Oprah Winfrey’s magazine when they said he was a change agent. Tavis E. Smiley attended Maconaquah High School, IN and Indiana University, IN.

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Tavis was born in the 1960s. The 1960s was the decade dominated by the Vietnam War, Civil Rights Protests, Cuban Missile Crisis, antiwar protests and saw the assassinations of US President John F. Kennedy and Martin Luther King Jr. It also marked the first man landed on the moon.

The 57-year-old American was born in the Year of the Dragon and is part of Baby Boomers Generation

According to Chinese Zodiac, Tavis was born in the Year of the Dragon. People born in the Year of the Dragon are energetic and excitable. They hate hypocrisy and gossip and can sometimes be a bit arrogant and impatient.

Tavis Smiley Facts

What is Tavis Smiley marital status?


Is Tavis Smiley gay?


Does he have any children?

Tavis Smiley has no children.

Is Tavis Smiley having any relationship affair?

According to our records, no.

Was Tavis Smiley ever been engaged?

Tavis Smiley has not been previously engaged.

How rich is Tavis Smiley?

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Tavis Smiley’s birth sign is Virgo and he has a ruling planet of Mercury.


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