Mykelti Williamson
Mykelti Williamson
Celebrated Name: Mykelti Williamson
Real Name/Full Name: Mykelti T. Williamson
Gender: Male
Age: 66 years old
Birth Date: 4 March 1957
Birth Place: St. Louis, Missouri, United States
Nationality: American
Height: 1.87 m
Weight: 59 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Wife/Spouse (Name): Sondra Spriggs
Children/Kids (Son and Daughter): Yes (Phoenix, Maya and Nicole)
Dating/Girlfriend (Name): No
Is Mykelti Williamson Gay?: No
Profession: Actor
Salary: N/A
Net Worth in 2023: $4 million
Last Updated: December 2023

Mykelti Williamson is an American actor whose career has spanned over four decades. He has successfully appeared in many films and TV shows. Some of his popular film roles are Ali, Forrest Gump, and Con Air. Williamson has always also been a part of the TV shows Justified, Boomtown, and 24.

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Early Life & Biography

Michael T. “Mykelti” Williamson was born in St. Louis, Missouri in 1957. His mother was a certified public accountant while his father was in the Air Force. Right from an early age, Williamson had the passion to perform and he used to act and dance when he was 9 years old. His family later relocated to Los Angeles.

After completing high school, Williamson attended Los Angeles City College to study film and television. To further hone his acting ability, he audited for acting classes at USC. Later he got transferred to San Jose’s Gene Evans Motion Picture School. The actor has earned his certificate in film production and cinematography.

Age, Height, Weight and Body Measurements

Being born on 4 March 1957, Mykelti Williamson is 66 years old as of today’s date 8th December 2023. His height is 1.87 m tall, and weight is 59 kg.

Personal Life: wife, girlfriend, dating, divorce, kids

Mykelti Williamson With Wife Sondra Spriggs
Mykelti Williamson With Wife Sondra Spriggs

In 1983, Mykelti Williamson got married to actress Olivia Brown. However, this was a short-lived marriage as the couple divorced in 1985. Williamson then got married to Cheryl Chisholm in 1989. They have one child together named Phoenix. Following his divorce from Chisholm in1994, he got married for the third time to Sondra Spriggs in 1997. Together, the couple is the parents of Maya and Nicole.


Mykelti Williamson started performing when he was a child. In 1978, he appeared in an episode of Starsky & Hutch. Having appeared in many small roles, he was then seen in Bay City Blues in 1983. From 1984 to 1985, the actor was seen in the television series Cover Up. He has also been a part of the Bronx Zoo in 1987.

In the new millennium, Williamson was seen in The Fugitive. He then appeared in Boomtown from 2002 to 2003. In 2010, the actor appeared as Brian Hastings in 24. His other television roles include Chicago P.D., Underground, Justified, and Touch. Additionally, Williamson has also appeared in many TV firms including Have a Little Faith, Holiday Heart, Buffalo Soldiers, 12 Angry Men, and A Killer Among Us.

It was in 1979 when Williamson made his movie debut. Throughout the 1980s, he acted in films like Miracle Mile and Number One with a Bullet. In 1993, he appeared in Free Willy. This was followed by starring in the cult classic Forrest Gump. Williamson has also been a part of the films Con Air, Species II, Three Kings, and Waiting to Exhale.

The actor then starred in the 2001 film Ali as Don King. His film roles from the 2000s include Black Dynamite, The Final Destination, August Rush, and Vice. In 2016, he played the role of Joe Dixon in The Purge: Election Year. This was followed by appearing in Fences, Run the Race, and Canal Street. He was also seen in the Emperor in 2020. Williamson’s most recent film role was Butter in 2020.

Awards & Achievements

Even though Mykelti Williamson has received multiple nominations, he has not won an award in his career. The actor has received nominations for the Black Reel Award, Gold Derby Award, MTV Movie Award, and NAACP Image Award. In 2017, he was nominated for the Screen Actors Guild Award.

Net Worth & Salary of Mykelti Williamson in 2023

Mykelti Williamson Net Worth
Mykelti Williamson Net Worth

As of December 2023, The net worth of Mykelti Williamson is around $4 million. Many sources have highlighted his net worth to be very low as he is making fewer appearances in films and TV shows. Despite being active in his career from a very young age, Williamson never found a role in the lead character. He has always appeared in supportive roles and even on television, he was never made a part of the main cast.

Mykelti Williamson started performing when he was only 9 years old. He was determined to be an actor and even studied acting. People still remember him when they watch the films, Forrest Gump and Ali. Although his roles were brief, he still made into the preference of some of the top filmmakers. He continues to be active in his career and we may never know if he may surprise us with his amazing acting ability.


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