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Kel Mitchell Biography

Birth Name:
Kel Johari Rice Mitchell
Birth Place:
Chicago, Illinois, United States
Actor, producer, voice artist, writer, comedian, director, musician, dancer

Fast Facts

  • Studied drama at the ETA Creative Arts Foundation since he was 12
  • At 13, was a member of MWAH! (Messages Which Are Hopeful) team in Chicago, Illinois
  • At age 14, beat out thousands of actors in a nation-wide search to be cast in Nickelodeon's All That
  • In 1996, was featured as his Good Burger character Ed in IMX's "Watch Me Do My Thing" music video
  • Recipient of a 2016 award from the Carson Black Chamber for his work in The Back House Party
  • A member of the group M
  • A
  • F
  • T
  • (Minds after future thought)
  • Motivational speaker and spokesperson for many organizations, including the National Center for Child Safety and Awareness, The Black College Expo, The Boys & Girls Club, Black Carson Chambers of Commerce, LA's Best After School Enrichment Program, Young Visionaries, among others
  • Youth Pastor at Spirit Food Christian Center


  • Allure -- Daughter
  • Wisdom Mitchell -- Daughter
  • Tyisha Hampton -- Ex-wife
  • Kenyatta -- Sister
  • Kyra -- Sister
  • Lyric -- Son
  • Asia Lee -- Wife