Sid Williams
Sid Williams
Celebrated Name: Sid Williams
Real Name/Full Name: Sidney Williams
Gender: Male
Age: 81 years old
Birth Date: 3 March 1942
Birth Place: Shreveport, Louisiana, United States
Nationality: American
Height: 1.67m
Weight: 85kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Wife/Spouse (Name): Maxine Waters (m. 1977)
Children/Kids (Son and Daughter): Yes (Edward Jr and Karen Waters)
Dating/Girlfriend (Name): N/A
Is Sid William Gay? No
Profession: Diplomat, Former US Football Linebacker
Salary: N/A
Net Worth in 2024: $5 million
Last Updated: February 2024

Sid Williams (Sidney Williams) is a diplomat and a former US football linebacker in NFL. Sid married Maxine Waters, who is an American politician. Initially, Sid has played for several teams, including Cleveland Browns, Pittsburgh Steelers, Washington Redskins, and Baltimore Colts. While he was at Southern University, he also played college football. He was raised in Houston and Texas. During the Clinton Administration, Williams served as US Ambassador to the Bahamas from 1994 to 1998.

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Early Life & Biography

Born as Sidney Williams on 3 March 1942, Sid Williams is a US diplomat and served in the office from 27 March 1994 to 11 January 1998 during the presidency of Bill Clinton. He was born in Shreveport, Louisiana, while he was raised in Houston, Texas. He graduated from Wheatley High School in 1959, where he played high school football. He attended Southern University in Louisiana, where he played college football. He received a master from Pepperdine University.

Personal Life

Sid William is married to Maxine Waters since 1977. His wife is an American politician. Sid doesn’t have any children from Waters. She has two kids from her first marriage, Edward Jr and Karen Waters. Thus, Sid is the stepfather of her kids.

Sid worked at Mercedes-Benz Hollywood as a sales representative. He served there from 1979 to 1994. He received an MA degree from Pepperdine University. William was a part of a press conference and supported great boxer, Muhammad Ali, in Cleveland on 4 June 1967.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on 3 March 1942, Sid Williams is 81 years old as of today’s date 29th February 2024. His height is 1.67m tall, and his weight is 85 kg.


In the football of Southern University, Sid was a standout student with strong abilities. Cleveland Browns (Ohio) drafted him, and his team won NFL Championship in 1964, where he played as a defensive lineman in his rookie season. The championship got him fame and attention, and he emerged as a promising footballer. He also played for several other teams, including Pittsburgh Steelers – Pennsylvania, Baltimore Colts – Maryland, Washington Redskins (DC), etc.

Williams played as a linebacker and has played 70 games. His career includes one touchdown and one interception. He has won the NFL Championship twice in1964 and 1968.

Political Career

He left football in 1969 and worked joined Black Economic Union as a business developer. After receiving a master’s in 1973, he started working as a legislative aid from 1974 to 1976. He then served as the chief of staff for David S Cunningham, who was LA City, the councilman. He also led the LA Community Redevelopment Agency as a project manager.

Sid was elected as the first African American ambassador to the Bahamas by then-president Bill Clinton in 1994. It was aware that Sid had no political or diplomat background; he served as an ambassador for four years.

Awards & Achievements

As a footballer, Sid Williams is a two time NFL Champion (1964 and 1968). Though he did not have a successful athletic career, he then entered the world of politics and achieved a lot of fame. He served for the Black Economic Union as a business developer.

Net worth & Salary of Sid William in 2024

Sid Williams Net Worth
Sid Williams Net Worth

As of February 2024, He has an estimated net worth of around $5 million.  Sid William, along with his wife, bought a mansion in 2004, which is reported to have cost around $2.9 million. As per some records, the couple lives in their Los Angeles house, which has a cost of around $4.8 million. The couple is said to have around $1.5 million in the form of assets and hold liabilities of almost the same amount.

Sid Williams is a former football player who won NFL championship twice and an American diplomat. He spent his early days in Houston, Texas, and played football at high school and university. He is married to Maxine Waters, who is a US Representative. As a football player, he has played for several football teams, and later, he worked as a business developer and project management at several organizations before joining politics. He was appointed as the States Ambassador to the Bahamas by the US president Bill Clinton and served at the position for four years successfully.


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