A. J. Calloway

A. J. Calloway is an American entertainment reporter. He is known as the original host on 106 & Park, which originally aired on BET. After co-hosting the show for five years with Free (Marie Wright), Calloway left the show on July 28, 2005.[1]

A. J. Calloway
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Calloway at the 2012 Tribeca Film Festival premiere of Knife Fight
OccupationEntertainment reporter
Years active2000–present


Calloway then moved to Co-Host on the entertainment news program Extra from 2005 until February 2019. That February he was suspended while being investigated for sexual misconduct.[2] In July he was terminated when the show's producer Telepictures terminated him, due to the number of sexual assault allegations.[3][4][5]


He is an alumnus of Saint Benedict's Prep in Newark, New Jersey and Howard University in Washington, D.C..

He was married to pediatrician Dr Lao Sealey from 23 April 2005 – 2007.

On 8 June 2013 he married Dionne Walker.[6][7] Together they have three children: Amy Belle (12 August 2013),[8] Ava Claire (January 2015),[9] and Albert the third (March 2017).[10]


  1. ^ "Popular hosts out at BET music video show '106 & Park'". USA Today. August 2, 2005. Retrieved January 26, 2010.
  2. ^ https://variety.com/2019/tv/news/aj-calloway-suspended-extra-host-sexual-misconduct-1203134208 Extra Suspends AJ Calloway
  3. ^ Masters, Kim (July 31, 2019). "Warner Bros. Severs Ties With 'Extra' Host A.J. Calloway After Investigation Over Assault Claims". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved August 7, 2019.
  4. ^ Zaveri, Mihir (February 10, 2019). "'Extra' Host A.J. Calloway Suspended Following Sexual Assault Allegations". The New York Times.
  5. ^ Zimmerman, Amy (January 4, 2019). "'Extra' Host A.J. Calloway Accused of Sexual Assault by Two More Women: 'He Thought It Was a Game'". The Daily Beast.
  6. ^ https://hellobeautiful.com/2648775/congrats-aj-calloway-officially-puts-a-ring-on-longtime-girlfriend-dionne-walker AJ Calloway Officially Puts A Ring on Longtime Girlfriend Dionne Walker
  7. ^ https://extratv.com/2013/06/11/extra-correspondent-aj-calloway-and-dionne-walker-tie-the-knot/ AJ Calloway and Dionne Walker Marry
  8. ^ "'Extra's' AJ Calloway and Wife Dionne Welcome a Baby Girl!".
  9. ^ "Morning Preciousness: AJ Calloway & Wife Dionne Shares First Photo of Their New Baby Girl Ava Claire". January 5, 2015.
  10. ^ "AJ Calloway Welcomes Third Child, Son Albert".

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