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Who Is Brian Williams? Get To Know About His Age, Early Life, Net Worth, Salary, Personal Life, & Relationship

Shaile Published On Thu Aug 08 2019   Modified On Thu Aug 08 2019
Who Is Brian Williams? Get To Know About His Age, Early Life, Net Worth, Salary, Personal Life, & Relationship

Full NameBrian Williams
First NameBrian
Last NameWilliams
Birth NameBrian Douglas Williams
Birth CityRidgewood, New Jersey
Birth CountryUnited States
Father NameGordon Lewis
Father Professionexecutive vice president
Mother NameDorothy May
Mother Professionamateur stage actress
Marital StatusMarried
SpouseJane Gillan Williams
No Of Children2
Awards12 News and Documentary Emmy Awards,George Polk Award,duPont-Columbia University Award,Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Journalism
Height185 cm
Weight81 kg
Networth$40 M
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Date of BirthMay 5,1959
Age61 years
Married DateJune 7,1986


    Body and Relation Status of Brian Williams

    What is Brian Williams marital status ?Married
    How many children does Brian Williams have ?2
    Who is Brian Williams married with?Jane Gillan Williams
    When was Brian Williams married?1986
    What is the height of Brian Williams?185 cm
    What is the weight of Brian Williams?81 kg

    Brian Williams, age 60, is an American journalist. He is currently working as the chief anchor for news channel MSNBC. He worked as a host in The 11th Hour with Brain Williams. He worked for 10 years as an anchor and managing editor of NBC Nightly News on NBC. He also won Peabody Award for his work and coverage of Hurricane Katrina.

    Brian Williams' Early Life, Parents, Siblings, & Education

    Brian Douglas Williams was born on 5th May 1959 in Ridgewood, New Jersey, United States. He belongs to white ethnicity and his birth sign is Taurus.

    Talking about his family, he is the youngest son of Gordon Lewis and Dorothy May. His father was an executive vice president of the National Retail Merchants Association and her mother was an amateur stage actress. He raised with his two brothers and one sister.

    Williams graduated from Mater Dei High School, while he was in high school also volunteer for a firefighter for three years at Middletown Township Fire Department and editorial editor for the school newspaper. 

    After that, he went to Brookdale Community College and transferred to The Catholic University of America and George Washington University. He dropped from university to work as an intern with the administration of President Jimmy Carter.

    Brian Williams' Age, Height, & Body Statistics

    • Age: As of 2019, Brian Douglas Williams' age is 60 years old.
    • Body Measurements: He has an average body physique but the exact measurement is unavailable.
    • Height: American Journalist stands 6 feet 1 inch/ 185 cm which is similar to celebrity Chris Evan, Vin Diesel, and Rob Huebel.
    • Weight: He weighs 81 kg/179 lbs.
    • Eyes Color: The chief anchor has expressive blue eyes.
    • Hair Color: Similarly, he has light brown hair.

    Brian Williams' Personal Life: Relationship History, Marriage, Wife, Family

    The American journalist is married and has two kids. He married Jane Gillan Williams on 7th June 1986 at the First Presbyterian Church of New Canaan Connecticut. 

    Brian William and his wife Jane Williams.
    Brian William and his wife Jane Williams.

    Brian Williams and his wife welcomed their first child daughter Allison on 13th April 1988 and second son Doug Williams. Both their children are established well in their related fields. Daughter Allison is an Actress and son Doug is the late-night anchor of Geico SportsNite.

    Brian William and his family 

    Brian Williams was titled as Father of the Year in 1996 by the National Father's Day Committee.

    Brian Williams' Controversy

    There are lots of controversy regarding Brian Williams, he stated We watched, all of us watched, as one man committed suicide. But he heard the story of a man killing himself, falling from the upper deck. 

    Another which made controversy as he flew Baghdad with SEAl Team Six, but Special Operation Command spokesman Ken McGraw told the SEALS had not taken any journalist with them. 

    He was suspended for six months from his position as Managing Editor and Anchor of NBC Nightly News for misleading news of the Iraq War in 2003. Furthermore, he was demoted to breaking news anchor while he was working in MSNBC on 18th June 2015.

    Brian Williams' Net Worth, Career, Earnings

    As of August 2019, Brian Williams has an estimated net worth of around $40 million (as per Celebrity Net Worth). Celebrities like Patricia Heaton, Seth Green, and Jimmy Butler owns a similar amount of net worth like Brian Williams.

    Williams' primary source of income is from his career as an anchor from where he earns in millions. While he was in NBC Nightly News he earned $8 million per year as salary in 2007.

    The anchor has purchased the 3,448 square foot home in July 1993 for $750,000 which market value now is worth millions. He leased a Porche GT2 for two expensive years. He also has a Mustang which cost him $29,700.


    Brian started for KOAM_TV in Pittsburg, Kansas in 1981 and worked there for 6 years and joined New York City WCBS there he worked for 6 more years and went to NBC. There he anchored and was chief White House correspondent.

    Later in 1996, he worked as an anchor and managing editor of The News with Brian Williams that was broadcast on MSNBC and CNBC. He worked in NBC Nightly News weekend from 1993 to 1999 and NBC Nightly News as an anchor from 2004 to 2015.

    Furthermore, he worked as an anchor on MSNBC from 2015 to till date and The 11th Hour from 2016 to till date.

    Awards Received by Brian Williams

    • 12 News and Documentary Emmy Awards
    • George Polk Award
    • duPont-Columbia University Award
    • Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Journalism
    • Peabody Award

    Quick Summary of Brian Williams

    Who is Brian Williams?

    Brian Williams is an American journalist.

    What is the height of Brian Williams?

    Brian Williams 6 feet 1 inch or 185 cm.

    What is Brian Williams' net worth?

    Brian Williams has an estimated net worth of around $40 million.