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Jesse Williams Bio, Age, Height, Weight, Early Life, Career, Net Worth, Personal Life And More

Posted By: Ejaz Abbasi | February 11, 2019


Jesse Wesley Williams was born on 5th of August, 1981. He is known as an American director, actor, teacher as well as an activist. Jesse Williams well recognized for his character as Dr. Jackson Avery on the ABC Television series titled Grey’s Anatomy. He also performed his appearance in the 2013 movie titled as The Butler playing the role of civil rights leader Rev. James Lawson. He also performed his characters of Holden in The Cabin in the Woods released in 2012; Officer Eddie Quinlan in Brooklyn’s Finest released in 2009, and Leo in The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2 released in the year 2008.

Jesse Williams Early life

Williams was born to his parents in Chicago, Illinois. He is known as the son of Johanna Chase, who is a professional potter, and Reginald Williams. Jesse Williams blessed with his two younger brothers who specialized in visual arts. He completed his graduation from Moses Brown School in Providence, Rhode Island, in the year 1998. When he completed his graduation from high school, he started to teach in the public school system.

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He completed his graduation from Temple University along with a double major in African American Studies and Movie and Media Arts.

Jesse Williams Career

In the year 2005, he started studying acting and was selected to take part in the New York Actors Showcase directed by ABC Television; he was one of the 14 actors who chosen from among over 800 individuals who gave auditions. In the year 2006, Williams started performing his appearance in a numerous television series, movies and theatre creations. William also made a production corporation under the name of farWord Inc in 2012.

In the year 2012, he was also directed to perform the character of Finnick Odair in The Hunger Games: Catching Fire.


In the year 2006, he made his appearance in an episode of Law & Order, playing the role of Kwame. He also had a role of Drew Collins, played in two episodes of the ABC Family series labeled as Greek. He also had a supporting character in eight episodes of the TV series labeled as Beyond the Break as Officer Eric Medina.

In the year 2009, he also found acting as surgical resident Jackson Avery, in the ABC television series titled Grey’s Anatomy.


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Williams also performed his appearance in revival joint-creations of The American Dream released in 1961 and The Sandbox released in 1959 at Cherry Lane Theatre in Greenwich Village in New York City which was produced by their playwright Edward Albee.

He has also performed his appearances as a guest director for student adaptation at the Urban Arts Partnership 24 Hour Plays Off-Broadway. He also His theater work includes an off-Broadway production of Tennessee Williams’s The Glass Menagerie.


In the year 2008, he produced his movie debut in the leading character of Leo in the sequel to the 2005 movie titled as The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants. After two years, he was seen performing his acting in Brooklyn’s Finest released in 2010. In the year 2008, he made a contract for his first supporting character, as Holden McCrea in the MGM/United Artists horror movie titled as The Cabin in the Woods.

Williams has also presented his services as an executive producer of the documentary movie labeled as “Stay Woke: The Black Lives Matter Movement.”


Williams worked during college, but he didn’t consider to continue it as a career. He worked as a model for Kenneth Cole Creations, L. L. Bean, and Tommy Hilfiger Corporation. In the year 2012, he also presented his modeling for Lane Bryant as well as in the video for “Tell Me You Love Me” By Demi Lovato.

Jesse Williams Personal life

In the year 2012, he married to a longtime girlfriend named Aryn Drake-Lee. The couple blessed with the two children, named Sadie and Maceo, together. Williams declared In the year 2017 that they would separate and divorced.

Jesse Williams Net Worth:

Jesse Williams earns an estimated amount of net worth of $8 million approximately. He has earned praises for his role as Dr. Jackson Avery on Grey’s Anatomy and his character in Cabin in the Woods. He became famous and popular in the entertainment industry in the year 2006 and married to Aryn Drake-Lee. Jesse Williams started his acting career in the year 2005 and involved with the New York Actors Showcase on ABC.

He also organized his own creation in the year 2012 under the name of farWord, Inc. Jesse Williams has also presented his services as a model for Tommy Hilfiger, Kenneth Cole. He also found performing his appearances in music videos which include Rihanna’s “Russian Roulette” and “Fall in Love.” All of his these performances have raised his net worth.

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Jesse Williams Body Facts:

Jesse Williams is a handsome American TV personality, with a well-shaped body having the Height of 6′ 1” (1.85 m). He weighs 70 kg. William has got black hairs and blue eyes. He is 36 years old according to his date of birth in August 1981.


Jesse Williams who born in Chicago, Illinois, known as an American TV actor and model. He has worked on many television films, series and modeling projects. By which he has earned a respectable amount of net worth. He married to Aryn Drake-Lee and divorced in 2017.

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