|Celebrated Name:||Jesse Williams|
|Real Name/Full Name:||Jesse Wesley Williams|
|Age:||51 years old|
|Birth Date:||August 5, 1981|
|Birth Place:||Chicago, Illinois, United States|
|Wife/Spouse (Name):||Aryn Drake-Lee(m.2012-sep2017)|
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):||Yes (Maceo Williams, Sadie Williams)|
|Dating/Girlfriend (Name):||Yes (Taylour Paige)|
|Is Jesse Williams Gay?:||NO|
|Profession:||Actor, Director, Producer, and Activist|
|Net Worth in 2021:||$15 Million|
|Last Updated:||May 2021|
Jesse Wesley Williams is an American actor, model, producer, activist, and director. He is commonly known for his role as Dr. Jackson Avery on Grey’s Anatomy, which is an ABC television series. He has appeared in the films The Cabin in the Woods, Law and order, the butler and band-aid. In the series beyond the break, he had a recurring role as Eric Medina.
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Early Life & Biography
Jesse Wesley Williams was born on August 5, 1981, in Chicago, Illinois, United States. His parents Reginald Williams who is a teacher and Johanna Chase, is a professional potter. The actor has two younger brothers who are professionals in visual arts. Williams studied at Moses Brown School in Rhode Island in 1998. He later enrolled at Temple University, and he graduated having a double major in Film and Media Arts as well as African American Studies. Just like his father he taught history and English for six years in Philadelphia public school system
Williams got married to his longtime girlfriend, Aryn Drake-Lee, in September 2012. Together they have two children, a son named Maceo and a daughter named Sadie. Then in 2017, the love went sour, and Williams filed for divorce in April 2017.
He is currently dating his girlfriend, Taylour Paige, who is an actor.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on August 5, 1981, Jesse Williams is 39 years old as of today’s date 18th May 2021. His height is 1.83M tall, and his weight is 77 kg.
Jesse `Williams began his career in 2005, where he took acting classes in the New York actors showcase for ABC television. He was chosen among many who had auditioned. He appeared in several theatre productions, series and films.
In 2006 he featured in an episode of law & order where he portrayed the character Kwame .he also appeared in two episodes of ABC family series “grey ‘s anatomy” as Jackson Avery in 2009.he also featured in two episodes of the series “greek.”
William also engaged in theater acting, and he has appeared in productions for the American dream, the sandbox which was at the Cherry lane theatre in Green Village, New York City.
In the year 2008, Jesse Williams made his film debut through the movie ‘The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants he also appeared in ‘Brooklyn finest’ two years later. In 2008 he was offered his first major role in the horror film named ‘The Cabin in the Woods’ as Holden McCrea .the film was released on 13 April 2012. The talented actor was also featured in the cast of the thriller film ‘Money.’
William is also a model who has modeled for several brands and companies like Kenneth Cole Productions, Tommy Hilfiger, L. L. Bean, and Lane Bryant. He has also featured in some music videos fall in love and Russian roulette. In 2012 he established a production company named farworld inc.
Awards & Achievements
Jesse has risen in ranks in his talented career this has led him to be recognized for his achievements with some of his hard work he has won awards for his work. Some of these awards include
- In June 2016, William won the humanitarian award at the 2014 bet awards.
- In 2011 Jesse was named as the TV actor of the year by Young Hollywood Awards.
- In 2019 he received the NAAP image, the award for outstanding supporting actor in a drama series.
Net Worth & Salary of Jesse Williams in 2021
Jesse William has a lucrative career ahead of him. His net worth primarily comes from acting .his other sources is modeling, directing, and films. He is set to increase his worth over time as he engages in other ventures. As of May 2021, it is estimated that Jesse William has a net worth of $15 million.
The talented actor is also an activist. He is among the members of the board of directors at the civil rights think tank and advocacy group, The Advancement Project. He has written opinion pieces articles and blogs for the Huffington Post and CNN. This has made him win the humanitarian award at the 2016 bet awards.
After graduating, he practiced teaching where he taught English and history for six years at the Philadelphia public high schools. He is finally passionate football fan and player.