Jayson Williams Biography

Published On Mar 05, 2016
Facts of Jayson Williams
Date of Birth: 1968 , February-22
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 6 Feet 10 Inch
Name Little Richard
Birth Name Little Richard
Nick Name Little
Father Nigel Allen
Mother Elaine Allen
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Macon, Georgia
Ethnicity Black
Profession Musician
Net Worth $40 million
Eye Color Black
Hair Color Brown
Body Measurements 34-23-33
Breast Size 34
Waist size 23
Hip Size 33
Shoe Size 10(US)
Weight in KG 50 kg
Famous for Musician, songwriter
Married N/A
Married to Joan Rich (m. 2008)
Children Danny Jones Penniman
Divorce N/A
Working For Television
Face Color White
Education McGill University
Online Presence Facebook, Twitter, Instagram
TV Show Goddess of Love
Siblings Amelia Allen, Dan Allen
Salary N/A
Awards N/A
Religion Christianity
Boyfriend Corey Sevier
Neck Size 9.1
Movies Purple People Eater
Special Title Travel writer
Affair with Audrey Robinson
Girlfriend Audrey Robinson
Music Group Big & Rich (Since 1998), Lonestar (1992 – 1998), MuzikMafia (Since 2001)
Sisters Amy
Chest Size 44 in
Books Curbing It
Tattoo(s) 117 pounds
Albums Son of a Preacher Man
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He is a married man. First he got married to Kellie Batiste. She is model. They got engaged to be married in August 1998. They got married on 27 December, 1999 at his 60-acre estate in Clinton, N. but they called off their marriage within a few month. Kellie filed for divorce. They got divorced in 2000 soon after his divorced in a same year. He got married for the second time to Tanya Young. She was a cast member of VH1's reality TV show Basketball Wives: LA. The couple is still together. They have two children.

In 1996, he proposed Cynthia Bailey during a national halftime basketball game. She is an actress and model. But after sometimes of their love relationship, they split up. He earns massive amount of salary and his net worth is 60 million dollars.

Jayson Williams

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Born in Ritter, South Carolina, United States

February 22 , 1968

He was born on February 22, 1968 in Ritter, South Carolina, United States to parents Elijah Joshua Williams and Barbara Williams. He is American and is of Polish, Italian and African-American descent. He is Six feet and ten inches tall.

Proposed Cynthia Bailey

1996

In 1996, he proposed Cynthia Bailey during a national halftime basketball game which was such a romantic moment. She is an actress and model. They had great time with each other. But after sometimes of their love relationship, they called off their relationship.

First marriage, Kellie Batiste

1999

He is a married man. First he got married to Kellie Batiste. She is model. They got engaged to be married in August 1998. They got married on 27 December, 1999 at his 60-acre estate in Clinton, N. 

Divorced with Kellie Batiste

2000

His first wife, Kellie Batiste filed for divorced within few month of their marriage that was in the year 2000. The couple got divorced in same year. Soon after their divorced, he got married for second time.

Second marriage, Tanya Young

2000

He got married for the second time to Tanya Young. She was a cast member of VH1's reality TV show Basketball Wives: LA. The couple is still together and happy of being each other loving spouse. They have two children.

Charges for Manslaughter

2010

He served 18 month prison sentence for the fatal shooting of his limo driver named Christofi of age 55 that was held in 2002. He was prison sentence in 2010 for 18 month. From 2010 to April 2012 he spent behind the prison. He paid Christofi’s family 2.75 million dollars to settle a wrongful death lawsuit.

Began his Career

1990

He was selected by an American professional basketball team based in Phoenix, Arizona named Phoenix Suns in 1990. He was selected in the first round with the 21st pick of the 1990 NBA Draft.  His draft rights were traded to the Philadelphia 76ers where he served as a bench player for two seasons.

His retirement

June 28 , 2000

He officially announced his retirement due to recurring injuries and that was on 28 June, 2000, when he was 32 years old.  In 1999 he broke his leg in a collision with Stephon Marbury. He had surgery that ended his career and announced his retirement.

Released his book Loose Balls

2001

He released his book and that was in 2001. The name of book is “Loose Balls". The book is about basketball and he included his life in NBA and other incidents of his life. It was reported that he was writing his second book also.

Driving while intoxicated incident

2010

On 5 January 2005, he was charged with driving with intoxicated. In that time, he crashed his car into a tree in the early morning in Manhattan. He was sentenced with to prison and he paid $16,433 fine for the damage to the tree.