How rich is Montel Williams?
Montel Williams Net Worth:
|Birth date:||July 3, 1956|
|Birth place:||Baltimore, Maryland, United States|
|Height:||6 ft 1 in (1.87 m)|
|Profession:||Actor, Journalist, TV Personality, Author, Presenter, Spokesperson, Television producer|
|Nationality:||United States of America|
|Spouse:||Tara Fowler (m. 2007), Grace Morley (m. 1992–2000), Rochele See (m. 1982–1989)|
|Children:||Maressa Williams, Ashley Williams, Wyntergrace Williams, Montel Williams Jr|
|Books:||A Dozen Ways to Sunday|
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Montel Williams biography:
Recently, he was viewed as a spokesman for Partnership for Prescription Assistance(PPA). He was born in Baltimore, Maryland and finished his high school education in the Andover High School in Linthicum, Maryland. Montel was quite talented from his early days. He was a great at study, sports and music as well. After graduating high school in 1974, he was selected in U.S. Marines. He learned basic training and afterwards promoted to platoon guide at Parris Island, South Carolina. He was successful to impress his outstanding together with his leadership skills. As a consequence, he was urged to the Naval Academy preparatory school at Newport. He got picked for the school. After completing his education in the U.S. Naval Academy, he landed at Annapolis in 1976. He completed his graduation degree in general engineering from the Annapolis in the year 1980. Williams became the first African American to graduate in the Academy prep school and Annapolis.
In 1991, Williams began to host the show ‘The Montel Williams show’. He earned high degree of taste and acknowledgement through his hosting in the show. He was even given using a Daytime Emmy Award for his exceptional hosting abilities in the talk show. On his talk, various famous star like Oprah Winfrey, Phil Donahue, Ricki Lake, Geraldo Rivera and Sally Jessy Raphael made appearance. Later Williams was seen as a guest artist within an episode of the television series. He also starred and produced the short lived TV series ‘Matt Waters’. As of 2014, he has earned total net worth sum of $10 million.
He’s best known as host of the long-running “The Montel Williams Show”, and much more recently as a spokesman for the Partnership for Prescription Assistance (PPA). Williams is also active with all the non-profit MS Foundation, which he founded after being diagnosed with multiple sclerosis in 1999.
Williams began The Montel Williams Show (syndicated by CBS Paramount Television) in 1991. Ratings for the show peaked during the 1996–97 season, with a 4.4 average evaluation. On January 30, 2008, Variety reported that CBS TV Distribution terminated The Montel Williams Show when key Fox-owned stations chose to not revive it for the 2008–09 season. On May 16, 2008 the last episode of The Montel Williams Show aired On November 10, 2010, Oprah Winfrey encouraged Williams, along with former talk show hosts Phil Donahue, Geraldo Rivera, Ricki Lake, and Sally Jessy Raphael as guests on her show. It was the very first time that she had fellow talkers appear together since their programs left the air. Williams has also guest-starred in episodic television and off Broadway plays. Among other characters, he impersonated a Navy SEAL lieutenant in three episodes of the television series JAG. He also produced and starred in a short lived television series called Matt Waters, which appeared on CBS in 1996. He played an ex-Navy SEAL turned inner city high school teacher. In 1997 he played Lt. Col. Northrop, a Nuclear Silo commander in the fictional movie The Peacekeeper. Williams played the judge presiding over Erica Kane’s (Susan Lucci) homicide trial on the ABC soap opera All My Children in 2002. In 2003 he made a guest appearance on the soap as himself to boost an episode of his own show on which several AMC stars were scheduled to appear. In 2004 he hosted American Candidate, a political reality show on Showtime. Williams has also guest-starred on Touched by an Angel and Guiding Light.