Juan Williams Biography

Updated On Jun 25, 2019 Published On Mar 24, 2016
Facts of Juan Williams
Date of Birth: 1954 , April-10
Birth Nation: Panama
Name Juan Williams
Birth Name Juan Antonio Williams
Father Rogelio Williams
Mother Alma Geraldine Williams
Nationality Panamanian
Birth Place/City Colón
Ethnicity Black
Profession Journalist
Working For Fox News Channel
Net Worth 2 million dollars
Weight in KG 88 KG
Married Yes
Married to Susan Delise (m. 1978)
Children Rae Williams, Antonio Williams, Raffi Williams
Divorce Not Yet
Education Haverford College
Awards Emmy Award
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Juan Williams is a well-known author and TV journalist from the United States. He is also famous for being a political analyst for Fox News Channel. He is mainly popular for being an author of the book Eyes on the Prize: America's Civil Rights Years, 1954-1965.

Juan Williams' early life and education

Juan Williams was born in Colon, Panama as Juan Antonio Williams to Alma Geraldine Williams and Rogelio Williams. He is an American and is of Panamanian descent.

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At a young age, Juan moved to the United States with his parents. There he attended Oakwood Friends School where he was active in several sports like baseball and basketball.

He also served an editor of the student paper. He graduated from there in 1972 and then he joined Haverford College with a major in philosophy. He finally earned his baccalaureate from there in 1976.

Juan Williams' career

Following his graduation, Juan Williams joined The Washington Post and he remained there till 1999. While he was there, he served in several posts like editorial writer, op-ed columnist, and White House correspondent.

In the early 1990s, he was also accused of several sexual harassment charges. In 1997, he joined Fox News. He also worked at National Public Radio (NPR) as a senior news analyst for about a decade.

Juan also published several books since 1988.

Juan Williams' married life

On 1st of July 1978, Juan got married to Susan Delise. It’s been about three and a half decades they have been married and there is not a single day that they thought about divorce.

He is happy to have her as his loving wife and he has not been involved in any king of extra affairs. He is the father of three children.

Juan Williams' net worth

His net worth is said to be around 2 million dollars which he accumulated from his career in news channels.

The salary of a FOX News journalist is said to be $74,000, which is part of Juan's net worth.

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Born in Colon, Panama

April 10 , 1954

Juan Williams was born in Colon, Panama as Juan Antonio Williams to Alma Geraldine Williams and Rogelio Williams. He was raised their till 1958 and then he moved to US. He is an American and is of Panamanian descent.

Graduated from Oakwood Friends School

1972

At a young age, Juan Williams moved to United States with his parents. There he attended Oakwood Friends School where he was active in several sports like baseball and basketball. He graduated from there in 1972 and then he joined Haverford College with a major in philosophy. He finally earned his baccalaureate from there in 1976.

Joined Washington Post

1976

After Juan Williams earned his baccalaureate from Haverford College, he joined The Washington Post and he remained there till 1999. While he was there, he served in several posts like editorial writer, op-ed columnist, and White House correspondent. 

Accused of sexual harassment charges

1991

At the end of 1991, Juan Williams wrote an article defending Supreme Court nominee Clarence Thomas against the sexual harassment case. Few days later, several cases of his charges were out. He was also accused of several sexual harassment charges in the early 1990s. 

Married to Susan Delise

July 1 , 1978

On 1st of July 1978, Juan Williams got married to Susan Delise. It’s been about three and a half decades they have been married and there is not a single day that they thought about divorce. He is happy to have her as his loving wife and he has not been involved in any kind of extra affairs. He is the father of three children.

Won Front Page Award

1979

Within a few years after he began his professional career, Juan Williams began receiving several awards and honors. In 1979, he was nominated in Front Page Award by the Washington-Baltimore Newspaper Guild. He also won this award that year. 

Published his first book, Eyes on the Prize

1988

Juan Williams is a well known author. He has written several article and books in his life. His first book Eyes on the Prize: America's Civil Rights Years, 1954-1965 was published in 1988. His second book Thurgood Marshall: American Revolutionary was released a decade later. 

Won Emmy Award

1989

Emmy Award is also one of the prestigious awards in the world and it's an honor of anyone wins this. Juan Williams has also once been honored with this award and that was in 1989 for television documentary writing.

Won Columnist of the Year

1982

Juan Williams has been nominated in lots of prestigious awards in his life and he has also won several of them. In 1982, he was honored with Columnist of the Year. He has also been honored with Education Writers of America once. 

Joined Fox News

1997

In 1997, Juan Williams joined Fox News. As a Fox News contributor, he has appeared in several of its news programs like Special Report with Bret Baier and Fox News Sunday. He is also famous for being the co-host of the show The Five.