He was born on April 2, 1983 and is about 5 ft 9 inch (175 cm) tall. He currently resides in Atlanta, Georgia. He moved from Mississippi to Atlanta in 2005.
Karlous has performed at many shows around the world in countries like Germany, London and Kuwait. He has also worked with the famous rapper Gucci Mane. A few of his rap style comedy albums include The Long Beach Comedy Special and The Black Wall Street Comedy Special Live in Tulsa.
Let’s Calculate Karlous Miller Net Worth
Karlous main source of income is through television shows and events. He travels a lot across the country for different shows and events where he does stand up acts and roasting sessions.
Earning from the Solo Events
According to ticketmaster, currently Karlous is performing 6 to 8 shows a month. Considering, 8 shows @ $10,000 a month (after 10% agent’s cut) for a year gives around $960,000 which is just under a $1 million.
Additional information: The price for the each show’s ticket is between $55 to $150 per person. Each show can take in around 200 to 500 people. Considering, 300 people per event @ $100 on an average, the organizer gets $30,000+ per event. (However, each event has other performers, which organizer has to pay too.)
So every year, Karlous is able to add at least $1 million to his net worth each year, by performing as a solo guest speaker.
Earning from the Wild ‘n Out
Karlous has played many roles in different television shows. His most popular role was on the comedy show ‘Wild ‘n Out’ on MTV.
Nick Cannon, the executive producer of the ‘Wild ‘N Out’ stated that the show was worth almost half a billion although this has not been confirmed. We can assume that all the cast members including Karlous, were paid thousands of dollars per episode.
Karlous performed a 30 minute special on Kevin Hart’s Laugh Out Loud Network. Kevin Hart is one of the highest earning comedians and was ranked no. #1 in Forbes ‘The Highest-Earning Stand-Up Comedians Of 2019’.
Earning from the 85 South Show
According to ticketmaster, price for the show’s ticket is between $36 to $66. More than 1000 people join each of these shows, which generates around $50,000 ($50 x 1000 tickets) for the team. These shows earn Karlous a good amount of revenue, around $10,000 to $15,000 per show. The ’85 South Show’ also has a podcast where they indulge in freestyling and comedy.
As of 2022, Karlous Miller’s net worth is estimated to be more than $3,500,000.
Ashima Franklin & Karlous Miller – Relationship & Kid
instagram account is probably hacked right now. So don’t conclude any information from there.
Karlous Miller was in a relationship with Ashima Franklin, but they broke up.
She used to be a writer for Russell Simmons‘ digital media company All Def which focuses on the cultural power of Hip Hop, comedy and social justice. All Def also have a YouTube channel with 4.5 million subscribers.
There were allegations against her by Russell Simmons which she responded in this video on Comedy Hype.
Karlous and Ashima had their first son Austin in December 2008.
Although Karlous and Ashima are not in a relationship, they work together in co-parenting Austin.
Karlous Miller – Wild ‘n Out
Karlous Miller was a regular cast member on MTV’s Wild ‘n Out with Nick Cannon. ‘Wild ’N Out’ is an American comedy show which shows improvisational comedy skits, games, roasts and other comedy freestyling. It is known for its strong Hip Hop influence.
Karlous Miller was a regular member on the show for many years. He was a very important member and was reported as one of the most funniest and punctual members.
However things took a wild turn when Karlous was fired from the show in 2018 without being given any explanation. He was extremely upset and expressed his disbelief on Twitter. He only got an explanation 9 months after being fired from the show.
In October he had an interview with ‘The Breakfast Club’ which is an American radio show.
Charlamagne, the host of the show, confronted Nick Cannon who fired him through a video chat. Nick claimed that it was the white people of the management who fired Karlous and denied all the requests for his continuation in the show.
After a few tough months Karlous got back on stage with Nick and both of them faced each other in a rap battle.
However Nick and Karlous are back on good terms with each other again. After they had a discussion about various issues and communicated properly, everything started getting better for them.
Karlous eventually returned back to the show after the fans started requesting for his return.
Karlous Miller – TV Shows
Karlous Miller made his first television appearance on ‘Robert Townsend’s Partners in Crime – The New Generation’. It was known as the HBO Comedy Hour special which featured the comedian Robert Townsend and other special guests. It involved a compilation of stand up comedy, music, film clips and other shows.
After this, Karlous appeared on The Mo’Nique Show and the Black Card Revoked. ‘The Mo’Nique Show’ is an American talk show hosted by Mo’Nique who is a comedian and actress. The show featured guest stars, hit performances and other comedy segments. The ‘Black Card Revoked’ was hosted by Tony Rock and featured half hour episodes filled with historical, political and comedic discussions.
Apart from his popularly known role in MTV’s Wild ‘n Out, Karlous also appeared on MTV’s Yo Momma. He also finished as a semi-finalist on Bill Bellamy’s Who’s Got Jokes (checkout this old video).
Karlous Miller – 85 South Show
The ’85 South Show’ is a popular podcast show hosted by Karlous Miller, Chico Bean and D.C Young Fly. They talk about various topics like comedy, culture, fashion, celebrities and various incidents in their life. Many famous guests like 2 Chainz featured on their podcast episodes.
They also host many stand up comedy and roast sessions in different parts of the country. You can get tickets for their live shows online. The ’85 South Show’ has an official website where they sell merchandise and upload the latest episodes.
Karlous Miller has a tight relationship with his podcast partners Chico Bean and D.C Young Fly.
Chico Bean is also a well known comedian, actor, rapper and producer. He appeared along with Karlous on ‘Wild ‘n Out’. His real name is Anthony Jamal Bean.
D.C Young Fly is a 29 year old comedian and rapper. He is famous for his roast sessions on instagram and vine.
Karlous Miller – Personal Life & Interesting Facts
Karlous was born and brought up in Oxford, Mississippi. He has five siblings and grew up in a large, mixed family. He moved to Atlanta to pursue comedy as a professional career. He has a 96 Impala SS car.
He stated in one of his interviews that his family was not against his decision. They were happy for him and offered their full support. Karlous said his family constantly pushes him and motivates him.
Here are a few interesting facts about Karlous Miller,
- He used to work as a firefighter before pursuing a career as a comedian.
- He completed his education in Oxford High School.
- He has his own merchandise website called Quit Touching Ish where he sells T-shirts, hoodies and sweatshirts.
- His birth sign is Aries.
- He has acted in the movie How High 2 with fellow comedian actor D.C Young Fly. However this movie did not receive a good rating.
- Karlous loves music and has worked with a lot of musicians and companies like Jermaine Dupri, Dem Franchize Boyz, Grandaddy Souf, Big Oomp and Gucci Mane.
- His favorite basketball player is Matt Barnes.
Karlous Miller’s Car Collection
Y’all said i had 24 hours to respond, so let me drop one on y’all that you ain’t seen. Complete build, every bolt got touched. pic.twitter.com/DKY3NSGoo2— Karlous (@KarlousM) April 24, 2021
Who was that asking about that ‘69? pic.twitter.com/EZ33LHQJ6S— Karlous (@KarlousM) March 29, 2021
71 came out the booth. pic.twitter.com/sE6X1BssMZ— Karlous (@KarlousM) March 11, 2021
96 impala but i call this one “Ghetty Green” pic.twitter.com/vuEINXoRM0— Karlous (@KarlousM) January 2, 2021
LS Swapping this one too. Ain’t no games being played. pic.twitter.com/LoqNcOstPU— Karlous (@KarlousM) January 2, 2021
Somebody said they wanted to see the ‘69 camaro. pic.twitter.com/GPwuewI7O4— Karlous (@KarlousM) January 2, 2021
Lemme drop another one of my favorites. Y’all playing too raw. pic.twitter.com/BLOPiAL5mn— Karlous (@KarlousM) January 2, 2021
New shit cool but it hit different when it’s old, built and not bought. pic.twitter.com/G7UN4VbTYT— Karlous (@KarlousM) January 1, 2021