Michelle Williams Biography

Published On Jan 18, 2016
Facts of Michelle Williams
Date of Birth: 1980 , September-9
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 5 Feet 4 Inch
Name Michelle Ingrid Williams
Birth Name Michelle Williams
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Kalispell, Montana
Ethnicity White
Profession Actress
Net Worth $16 million
Eye Color Hazel
Hair Color Blonde
Weight in KG 54 kg
Famous for Actress, singer-songwriter, model
Education Valencia High School
Siblings Melissa Gilbert, Jonathan Gilbert, Claudia Cowan
Nick Name Michelle
Father Larry R. Williams
Mother Carla Ingrid Williams
Waist size 24
Chest Size 35 in
Bicep Size 12.5 in
Shoe Size 7.5 (US)
Affair with Jonathan Safran Foer (2015-Present)
Girlfriend Yes
Awards Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy
Salary N/A
Married N/A
Married to N/A
Children Matilda Ledger
Divorce N/A
Online Presence Facebook, Twitter, Wikipedia
TV Show Dawson's Creek
Movies At the Devil's Door
Body Measurements 33-24-34
Working For Movies
Face Color White
Music Group Bell Biv DeVoe
Albums 2Cellos
Boyfriend Jonathan Safran Foer (2015-Present)
Books Leggy Blonde: A Memoir
Died 23 May 2017
Breast Size 32B
Hip Size 34
Religion Jewish
Sisters Sally-Ann Roberts
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In 2004, while she was filming in the movie Brokeback Mountain, she fell in love with her co star Heath Ledger. Heath Ledger was an actor and movie director. After being in love for about a year, she gave birth to their first child together on 28th of October 2005 and they named their only daughter Matilda Rose Ledger. However, at the end of 2007 they revealed that they got separated in the friendly manner. Few months later on 22nd of January 2008, Heath died of combined drug intoxication.

In July 2008, Michelle was found having romantic love affairs with Spike Jonze. Spike Jonze is a director, producer and a screenwriter. He is also a well known actor. They began dating while they were filming in the movie Synecdoche, New York. But this love life came to an end within two months.

After spending single life with her sweet daughter, she was seen with Cary Fukunaga in 2011. Cary Fukunaga is a director and a writer. She dated him as her boyfriend for several months.

With the start of 2012, Michelle became close to Jason Segel. Jason Segel who is an actor and comedian is well known in the world for his role in the TV series, How I Met Your Mother. They confirmed their love affairs within few months and they dated each other for about a year.

After she broke up with How I Met Your Mother star Jason Segel, she began dating contemporary artist Dustin Yellin. They began dating since May 2013 and it lasted till the following year May.

In July 2015, it was conformed that Michelle is seeing Jonathan Safran Foer. Jonathan Safran Foer who is an author is renowned in the world for his novel, Everything Is Illuminated. They are still together.

When Michelle was child, she watched the musical show The Adventures of Tom Sawyer. After watching this show she became more interested in acting and then finally in 1993 she made her acting debut by appearing in the television series, Baywatch. She played the role of Bridget Bowers in this series. The following year, she appeared in the next television series Step by Step and that year she also played her feature film debut by portraying the role of April Porter in the movie, Lassie. Her breakthrough role came in 1998 after she began starring in the television series, Dawson's Creek. Her net worth is said to be around $8 million dollars.

Michelle Williams

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Born in Kalispell, Montana, United States

September 9 , 1980

Teen People Magazine's 21 Hottest Stars Under 21, Michelle was born as Michelle Ingrid Williams in Kalispell, Montana, United States of America to Carla Ingrid Williams and Larry R. Williams. She is an American and is of Norwegian, English, German, Danish, Swiss, Swedish, Scottish and Welsh descent.

Began her acting career

1993

When Michelle was child, she watched the musical show The Adventures of Tom Sawyer. After watching this show she became more interested in acting and then finally in 1993 she made her acting debut by appearing in the television series, Baywatch.

First feature film, Lassie

1994

She played her first movie role in 1994. She made her feature film debut by portraying the role of April Porter in the movie, Lassie. In 1995, she also appeared in the movie Timemaster where she was found starring the role of Annie.

Appeared in the television series, Dawson's Creek

1998

Her breakthrough role came in 1998 after she began starring in the television series, Dawson's Creek. She appeared in this TV series till 2003. Besides this television series, she is also well known for her appearance in the movie, Brokeback Mountain. 

Began dating Heath Ledger

2004

In 2004, while she was filming in the movie Brokeback Mountain, she fell in love with her co star Heath Ledger. Heath Ledger was an actor and movie director. He had also directed and produced several music videos.

First child, Matilda Ledger

October 28 , 2005

After being in love for about a year, she gave birth to their first child together on 28th of October 2005. That time she gave birth to a sweet little baby girl and they named her Matilda Ledger. 

Broke up with Heath Ledger

2007

After being in love for about three years, Michelle and Heath called off their love life. At the end of 2007 they revealed that they got separated in the friendly manner. Few months later on 22nd of January 2008, Heath died of combined drug intoxication.

Began dating Spike Jonze

2008

In July 2008, Michelle was found having romantic love affairs with Spike Jonze. Spike Jonze is a director, producer and a screenwriter. He is also a well known actor. They began dating while they were filming in the movie Synecdoche, New York. But this love life came to an end within two months.

Began dating

2011

After spending single life with her sweet daughter, she was seen with Cary Fukunaga in 2011. Cary Fukunaga is a director and a writer. He is also famous for being a cinematographer. She dated him as her boyfriend for several months.

Dated Jason Segel

2012

With the start of 2012, Michelle became close to Jason Segel. Jason Segel who is an actor and comedian is well known in the world for his role in the TV series, How I Met Your Mother. They confirmed their love affairs within few months and they dated each other for about a year.

Began dating Dustin Yellin

2013

After she broke up with How I Met Your Mother star Jason Segel, she began dating contemporary artist Dustin Yellin. He is also popular for being the founder of Pioneer Works. They began dating since May 2013 and it lasted till the following year May.

Began dating Jonathan Safran Foer

2015

In July 2015, it was conformed that Michelle is seeing Jonathan Safran Foer. Jonathan Safran Foer who is an author is renowned in the world for his novel, Everything Is Illuminated. They are still having the romantic love life. 

Won Golden Globes, USA

2012

Golden Globes, USA is one of the prestigious awards in the acting world and she has also once been honored with this award. She was honored with this award in 2012 for Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical.

Won Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association

2011

Till now, she has been nominated in Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association Awards for three different times and out of these three nominations she has been honored only once. She was honored with this award in 2011 for Best Actress.

Won Gotham Awards

2008

For portraying the role of Alma Beers del Mar in the 2005 movie, Brokeback Mountain, she got her first nomination in Gotham Awards. However, she won this award for the first time in 2008 for Best Ensemble Performance.