Jayson Williams
Jayson Williams
Celebrated Name: Jayson Williams
Real Name/Full Name: Jayson Williams
Gender: Male
Age: 55 years old
Birth Date: February 22, 1968
Birth Place: Ritter, South Carolina, United States
Nationality: American
Height: 2.08 m
Weight: 111 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Divorced
Wife/Spouse (Name): Kellie Batiste(m.1999-2000); Tanya Young(m.2000-2011)
Children/Kids (Son and Daughter): Yes (Ejay Williams, Triumph Williams, Whizdom J. Williams, and Monique Williams)
Dating/Girlfriend (Name): N/A
Is Jayson Williams Gay?: No
Profession: Former Professional Basketball Player
Salary: N/A
Net Worth in 2024: $45 Million
Last Updated: February 2024

Jayson Williams is a former basketball player. He played in the NBA for Philadelphia 76ers and New Jersey Jets. He retired in 2000 due to injury. In 2005, he came out of retirement to play some matches for the Idaho Stampede. In 2010, he pleaded guilty to assault in the accidental death of a limousine driver. He served 27 months in prison.

Maybe you know about Jayson Williams very well, but do you know how old and tall is he and what is his net worth in 2024? If you do not know, we have prepared this article about details of Jayson Williams’ short biography-wiki, career, professional life, personal life, today’s net worth, age, height, weight, and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.

Early Life & Biography

He was born in Ritter, South Carolina, the U.S., on February 22, 1968. He was the son of Elijah Joshua Williams and Barbara Williams. His mother worked at Gouverneur skilled nursing facility located in lower Manhattan. He played basketball during his school and college life. He completed his schooling from Christ The King Regional High School and St. John’s University. He spent his whole childhood in New York City.

Personal Life

He proposed to model Cynthia Bailey in 1996 during halftime of a basketball game. But they never got married and parted. He then married Kellie Batiste in 1999 but got divorced after a year. He then got married to Tanya Young. They were married for eleven years before getting divorced in 2011.

He has been involved with the law as well. He pleaded guilty to assault in the accidental death of a 55-year-old limousine driver, Costas Christofi, in 2010. The shooting happened in 2002. He was sentenced to 27 months in prison. He was released in April 2012.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on February 22 1968, Jayson Williams is 55 years old as of today’s date 21st February 2024. His height is 2.08m tall, and his weight is 111 kg.


Jayson Williams started his professional career in 1990. His career lasted for nine seasons in the NBA. He spent two seasons with Philadelphia 76ers. He was then traded to New Jersey Nets at the start of the 1992 season. He was an effective rebounder, and he made a name for himself. He was also selected for the 97-98 season All-Star Team. He signed a seven-year contract with the Nets, but unfortunately, he broke his leg and injured his knee in an on-court accident in 1999. It ended his career, and he retired in 2000. He then worked as an analyst for NBC. He published his autobiography in 2000.

Awards & Achievements

Jayson Williams did not win the NBA title during his career.

His career highlight was his inclusion in the NBA All-Star team during the 1997-98 season. By then, he was one of the best rebounders in the game.

Net Worth & Salary of Jayson Williams in 2024

Jayson Williams Net Worth
Jayson Williams Net Worth

As of February 2024, Jayson Williams has an estimated net worth of $45 Million. He has earned the majority of his wealth from his career as a professional basketball player. He could have accumulated even more wealth if not for his run-ins with the law. Huge sums of money had to be spent to keep him out of the legal issues, which made him lose most of his money.

Jayson Williams was a great basketball player during his time in the NBA, but due to antics, he is now better known as the guy from New Jersey Nets who shot his limo driver. After his career ended because of an on-field injury, his life went downhill. He was constantly involved with the police and arrested many times. He got divorced from his wife and lost money due to his legal issues. Let’s hope he manages to steer out of trouble and live the rest of his life peacefully.


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