Brian Williams Biography

Published On Jan 05, 2016
Facts of Brian Williams
Date of Birth: 1959 , May-5
Birth Nation: United States
Name Brian Williams
Birth Name Brian Douglas Williams
Father Martin Sheen
Mother Janet Sheen
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Ridgewood, New Jersey
Ethnicity White Ethnicity
Profession Television journalist
Net Worth $125 million
Eye Color Brown Dark
Hair Color Brown
Weight in KG 89 kg
Married Yes
Married to Jane Stoddard Williams (m. 1986)
Children Allison Williams
Divorce Not Yet
Education Brookdale Community College
Awards Judy Farinet (director) 2006
Movies Machete Kills
TV Show NBC Nightly News (Since 1970)
Nick Name Rose Leslie
Working For NBC News
Famous for Journalist
Affair with Kit Harington
Face Color White
Body Measurements 34-24-35
Breast Size 32B
Waist size 24
Hip Size 35
Neck Size 9.5
Shoe Size 9 US
Boyfriend Lola Van Vorst
Siblings Emilio Estevez, Renée Estevez, Ramon Estevez
Salary US $10 million
Sisters Mary Jane Esser
Online Presence Facebook, Twitter, Wikipedia
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Brain Williams is a happily married man and currently lives in New Canaan, Connecticut with his wife. He married Jane Gillan Williams on June 7, 1986 at the First Presbyterian Church of New Canaan, Connecticut and is still together. They have two children together; Daughter Alison (actress) and Son Douglas (2013 graduate of Elon University).

He is a graduate from Mater Dei High School. He attended Brookdale Community College, and then transferred to The Catholic University of America and then George Washington University, but, he did not graduate. He began his broadcasting career in 1981 for KOAM-TV in Pittsburg, Kansas. He joined NBC News in 1993 and in December 2, 2004, he became anchor of NBC Nightly News. His News Covering got him different awards; six Edward R. Murrow Awards, ten Emmy Awards, the duPont-Columbia University Award, the Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Journalism and the industry’s highest honor, the George Foster Peabody Award. Bates College in 2005 awarded Brain Williams an Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree. He was also named "Father of the Year" in 1996 by the National Father's Day Committee.

Brain Williams is not far from controversies. He was suspended for six months from his duties in February 2015, for misrepresenting his experience in the 2003 invasion of Iraq.

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Born in United States of America

1959

 Brain Williams was born in Middletown Township, New Jersey, United States. He is the youngest son of Dorothy May and Gordon Lewis Williams. He has three elder siblings.  He is one of the most popular and well-respected news anchors and is best known as an anchor and managing editor for NBC Nightly News.

Married to Jane Gillan Williams

1986

Brain Williams is a happily married man and currently lives in New Canaan, Connecticut with his wife. He married Jane Gillan Williams on June 7, 1986 at the First Presbyterian Church of New Canaan, Connecticut and is still together. They have two children together; Alison and Douglas Williams.

First broadcasting Career

1981

Brain Williams did not graduate from University but interned with the administration of President of Jimmy Carter. His first job was a busboy at Perkins Pancake House. He began his broadcasting career in 1981 for KOAM-TV in Pittsburg, Kansas.

Became anchor of NBC Nightly News

2004

Williams joined NBC News in 1993 and in December 2, 2004, he became anchor of NBC Nightly News. His News Covering got him different awards; six Edward R. Murrow Awards, ten Emmy Awards, the duPont-Columbia University Award, the Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Journalism and the industry’s highest honor, the George Foster Peabody Award.

Named "Father of the Year"

1996

Brain Williams was also named "Father of the Year" in 1996 by the National Father's Day Committee. The National Father's Day Committee is a an entity of the Father’s Day/Mother’s Day Council and each year confers Father of the Year Honors on contemporary lifestyle leaders of American culture whose lives are dedicated to family, citizenship, charity, civility, responsibility and reverence.

Suspended for Six Months

2015

Brain Williams is not far from controversies. He was suspended for six months from his duties in February 2015, for misrepresenting his experience in the 2003 invasion of Iraq. There were number of inaccurate statements about his own roles and covering events.