Brian Williams

Ex-NBC Nightly News anchor plus managing editor and Rock Center With Brian Williams host, Brian Williams is one of the most experienced journalist in the United States of America. Since September 2015 (post his suspension time), he has been serving as MSNBC's Chief Breaking News Anchor and Chief Elections Anchor.

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During his around 30 years of career as a journalist, he has covered various important events including Iraq War, Hurricane Katrina, Paris terror attacks, Pope Francis trip to the United States of America, the Umpqua Community College Mass Shooting, Also, he is known for his informative interviews, including with ex-Iran president Ahmadinejad. Nevertheless, he is also credited for boosting NBC franchise rating beating rival's ABC's World News Tonight and CBS Evening News rating as the news anchor of NBC Nightly News.

The award (Emmy, Peabody and others) winning journalist who has been active in the industry since 1981 has also worked for other reputed media institutions including KOAM TV , WTTG , WCAU and WCBS. Nevertheless, Williams has also increased rating of several reputed shows including The Daily Show, Saturday Night Live, Sesame Street, Late Night With Jimmy Fallon, Late Show With David Letterman, Late Night With Conan O'Brien, 30 Rock, The Ones, and Audition Day. Last but not the least; he has published numerous articles on several repute magazines including The New York Time and Times Magazine.

Impressively, he enjoys a huge net worth that is speculated to be around 40 million US dollars. Annually, his speculated salary is around 13 million US dollars. Indeed, it was his years of experience which put the NBC management into retrospective thinking. Amazingly, he was not fired even after being proven guilty of misrepresenting various events related to Iraq War and Hurricane Katrina. However, he did receive 6 months suspension from NBC for his unethical actions.  

Now moving on to his physical configuration, the American national of mixed ethnicity (Irish, Swedish and German) is a tall man with the height of 6 feet and 1 inches. Impressively, Brian enjoys a fit body and well maintained short hair. Nevertheless, he is also known for his charming smile.

Talking about his relationship status, he is a committed man. His lovely wife is no other than experience broadcaster, educational activist and radio interviewer (Bloomberg EDU) Jane Williams, who is a political and Russian language graduate from the Duke University.  The couple who actually married on June 7, 1986 first met somewhere in between 1982 to 1984, when both were working on public affairs program Panaroma.  

If you don't know, his daughter is American actress Allison Williams. Also, the prod father was awarded "Father of the Year" award by the National Father's Day Committee in 1996.  

Born on May 5, 1959 in Ridgewood, New Jersey, US, to a wealthy family consisting of businessman father and actress mother as the youngest of four siblings, Brian spent 3 years as a volunteer firefighter during his high school days. His media career started while in high school as the Editorial Editor for the school newspaper. However, his first actual paying job was a busboy at Perkins Pancake House. Nevertheless, he also used to play Football at his high school. Unfortunately, he never completed his graduation despite of subsequently being enrolled with three colleges. What happened was he decided to trade off his graduation with an intern position with the administration of President Jimmy Carter and the rest is history.

Quick Facts
Birth Date: 5 May, 1959
Age: 60 yrs
Citizenship: United States of America
Birth Place: Ridgewood
residence: New Canaan
Gender: Male
Description: American TV news anchor
Twitter Id: Bwilliams
Spouse: Jane Gillan Stoddard [M. 1986]
Net Worth 2021: 50 million
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Last Modified: Jun 27 2020
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