How Rich Is Michelle Buteau? Net Worth, Career, Salary

Michelle Buteau is slated to host the fifth season of The Circle, which will include fresh characters and drama. Season 5 of the program will premiere on December 28, 2022. The new season’s summary is as follows:

“The Circle: Singles, the next season of the reality show, will follow contestants who claim to be romantically available as they compete for popularity with their secluded co-stars. Some of these participants will be speaking the truth, while others will be catfishing as a singleton in order to win Season 5’s cash prize.”

The winner of The Circle will receive a $100,000 cash reward at the conclusion of the program.

Michelle Buteau’s net worth

Michelle Buteau’s net worth is believed to be $1-1.5 million, according to The Things. She was born on July 24, 1977, in New Jersey, to a Haitian father and a Jamaican mother. The actress married her Dutch photographer spouse, Gijs van der Most, in 2010. She and her husband are the joyful parents of twins, Owen and Hazel, who were delivered through surrogacy in January 2019. She is presently residing in the Bronx, New York. Michelle attended Florida International University and considered a career in journalism before deciding to pursue a career in comedy.

Michelle Buteau

After 9/11, she quit her job as an editor at a local news station in New York, WNBC, to pursue a career in comedy. Michelle won her first TV role on Comedy Central in 2006, after five years of stand-up comedy. She explained to The Cut:

“When that occurred, I felt like I joined this exclusive club where the industry wanted to recruit me. It took four or five years of doing what I love without knowing where it would go or if it would bring me money.”


She has subsequently secured many television and film roles. Her credits include Tales of the City, The First Wives Club, China, IL, Enlisted, The Tick, Bless the Harts, Comedy Knockout, Big Morning Buzz Live, I Love the 2000s, and more. She has also starred in the BET Plus series The First Wives Club and the Netflix rom-com Always Be My Maybe. She also co-hosts the podcast Adulting with Jordan Carlos, another comic. Even though she is well-known for her amusing material, she did not grow up laughing. Michelle, in fact, was “extremely bashful” at first but “all of a sudden” became a “funny coworker.”

Michelle Buteau

Esquire named Michelle one of twelve comedians to watch in 2017. In 2020, she released her debut book, Survival of the Thickest, a compilation of personal writings. Michelle Buteau: Welcome to Buteaupia got a Critics’ Choice Television Award for Best Comedy Special in 2021. The stand-up comedian will host the upcoming season of The Circle because she enjoys what the program has to offer. She once said to People:

“It’s like a feisty Big Brother, but no one ever meets…with a dollop of Catfish, but not in a bad way. It’s both fun and essential.”

Season 5 of The Circle is now available on Netflix, with fresh competitors vying for the game and the show’s prize money.

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