Jesse Williams is an American actor, model, and activist. This actor from Chicago owns a net worth of $12 million.
Talk about his acting role, he is known as Dr. Jackson Avery for the American drama medical series “Grey’s Anatomy”. Besides, he entered the film industry with his debut film “The Sisterhood of the Travelling Pants” in 2008.
Jesse further appeared in the horror-comedy film “The Cabin in the Woods”, and comedy-drama film “Band-Aid”. Besides, his part in the American historical drama “The Butler” is noteworthy.
Apart from these films, Williams further lent his voice in the video games “Detroit: Become Human”. He worked as a model for the American fashion house “Kenneth Cole Productions”, and for American clothing company “Levi’s”.
Jesse Williams: At a Glance
|Full Name||Jesse Wesley Williams|
|Date of Birth||August 5, 1981|
|Birth Place||Chicago, Illinois, U.S.|
|Spouse||Aryn Drake Lee (m. 2012-div. 2017)|
|Children||2; (Macco Williams, Sadie Williams)|
|Profession||Actor, Model, Activist|
|Net worth||$12 million|
On August 5, 1981, Jesse was born in Chicago, Illinois, the U.S. His father, Johanna Chase, is a professional potter. His mother Reginald Williams belongs to Swedish descent where his father is an African-American.
Talk about education, Williams went to Moses Brown School and graduated from Temple University. Here he majored in African American Studies and Media Arts & Film. Besides, he studied acting in 2005 and participated in the New York Actors Showcase.
Williams’s acting career started through the selection in the New York Actors Showcase in 2005. In the following year, he appeared numbers of TV series, theaters, and films.
Jesses appeared in the American police procedural drama TV series “Law & Order”. His popularity overflowed through his part as Dr. Jackson Avery in the medical drama series “Grey’s Anatomy”.
In 2008, he joined the film industry portraying some supporting roles. His two reputed films are “Brooklyn’s Finest”, and “The Cabin in the Woods”.
Besides, he is an activist. He is the youngest member of the racial justice non-profit organization “The Advancement Project”. He has written many articles for human rights on CNN, The Huffington Post, and so on.
This versatile model, the actor earns $6.25 million per year! This indicates a monthly salary of $521k. Though he earns huge, he has to pay her ex $100k per month due to judge order.
Ellen Pompeo is the highest-paid actress on medical drama series Grey Anatomy. Besides, Jesse Williams takes a lot as his leading character “Dr. Jackson Avery” in the series.
Jesse Williams married Aryn Drake-Lee in 2012. This couple has two siblings. They are Macco Williams and Sadie Williams. But this couple divorced in 2017. Now, Jesse is single.