Montel Brian Anthony Williams who is professionally known as Montel Williams is a television personality, actor, and a host of a radio talk show. This American artist became famous for hosting the show, The Montel Williams show. Recently, became the spokesman for PPA that is Partnership for Prescription Assistance. Montel has also worked for both the U.S Navy and the U.S Marine. He has also founded a foundation after he was diagnosed in 1999 with Multiple Sclerosis. Here are details about Montel Williams’ net worth in 2018.
Montel Williams Early Life
Montel Brian Anthony Williams came into this world in 1956, 3rd July. His place of birth was Baltimore, Maryland in the United States of America. His father is Herman Williams Jr who formerly worked as a firefighter. Herman in 1992 made history by becoming the first African American to become a fireman. Williams mother’s name is Marjorie Williams.
He was raised together with his three siblings, and he was the youngest. His whole family left Baltimore for Suburban area when Montel was only six years. He went to Andover High School where he was an exemplary student and was therefore elected as the president of the school. He was in office for both his junior year and senior year.
Williams when growing up was a Catholic believer and an active altar boy. Montel loved visiting Westminster, Maryland to see his sister. It was in Westminster that he met the famous Magellan, a newsman. The two have continued being close ever since. Montel first wife was Rochele See Williams. The two have two daughters, Maressa Williams, and Ashley Williams. In 1992 after separation with Rochele, Montel married Grace Morley, a dancer. The couple was blessed with a son, Montel Brian Hank Williams, and daughter called Wyntergrace Williams. Their marriage came to an end in 2000.
In 2006, Montel who had been in a romantic relationship with Tara Fowler proposed to her. They got married in 2007, 6th October in Bermuda. He openly advocates for the legalization of Cannabis which helps to ease the pain.
Montel Williams Career
Montel Williams joined the US Marine Corps in 1974 after completing high school. He later completed his training in Palm Springs, California before moving to the Naval Academy Preparatory School. In 1976, after four years of training in Naval Academy, Montel was sworn into Annapolis as a Navy midshipman. He finished school in Annapolis in 1980 and graduated. With his completion of school in both Navy Academy and Annapolis, Montel became the ever African American at the time to complete school at both institutions.
He first worked in Guam as a cryptologic officer before transferring to Monterey in the Defense Language Institute. Three years later as a lieutenant by then, Williams was promoted to supervising Naval Security in Fort Meade. He left the Navy later and chose to focus on public speaking. Montel Williams in 1991 started a show. The Montel Williams Show was aired up to 2008. Since the late 1990s, Williams has also been featured in different films and has hosted several shows. All this has contributed to Montel Williams’ wealth.
Awards & Achievements
Montel Williams has achieved a lot in all the fields he has worked on. He has also been awarded the 1996 Daytime Emmy Award for his show and other nominations. In the Navy, he has received medals such as Meritorious service medal, Navy Achievement Medal, and others. These awards and honors have also boosted Montel Williams Net Worth.
Net Worth of Montel Williams
Montel Williams Net Worth is $11 million. This has been earned through his work as a US Navy, actor, spokesman, and producer. All these and more have helped him amass $11 million net worth.
Montel Williams has made history in the US Navy by being the first African American to finish his studies in the Navy. That is evidence that other individuals do not determine your life. Choose wisely, and you are destined to be successful.