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Juan Antonio Williams was born on the 10th April 1954 in Colón, Panama and is best known for being not only an American journalist, but a political analyst on the Fox News Channel. He is also recognized as a columnist for The Washington Post, The New York Times, and The Wall Street Journal. Besides that, Williams is a well-known writer, who has published six books. His career has been active since 1976.

Have you ever wondered how rich is Juan Williams? It is estimated that the overall amount of Williams’ net worth is currently over $3 million. Obviously, all his wealth is being accumulated during his career as a journalist, political analyst and writer. He has published several books and that is also another source of his wealth.

Juan Williams Net Worth $3 Million

Juan Williams is the son of Akin Jules Williams, an accountant, and Sharon Williams, who worked as a secretary. When he was four years old, the Williams family moved from Panama to Brooklyn, New York, where he was educated at elementary school, then he attended the Oakwood Friends School in Poughkeepsie, New York, where he started showing interest in journalism, as he became an editor of the student’s newspaper. Besides that, he also participated in other school activities such as baseball and other sports. In 1972, he enrolled at the Haverford College in Pennsylvania and in 1976 he graduated with a BA degree in Philosophy. The same year he began pursuing HIS dream to become a professional journalist, as he joined the Washington Post. There he developed writing skills for 23 years, working as a political columnist, covering political campaigns until 2000.

Before the 1990s ended, Williams joined the National Public Radio, and the Fox TV News Channel, which increased his net worth by a large margin. On Fox news he started working as a political analyst in 1997, and regarding NPR, he was a host of the talk show “Talk Of The Nation”. He stayed at NPR until 2010, when the producers decided to terminate his contract, after his notorious remarks against Muslims. Regarding his career on the Fox News, in the beginning he served as a news contributor, but his career quickly progressed, and he began to feature more and more as a host, initially appearing in shows such as “FOX News Sunday With Chris Wallace”, but later promoted to the position of co-host of the popular radio show “Five”.

To speak further, Williams appears regularly on “The O’Rilley Factor”, and is also the guest host, when Rilley is absent. In 2010, after he was fired from the NPR, Fox news offered him a new contract worth $3 million, which he, of course, accepted, and ever since has worked as a host of the “Friday’s The O’Rilley Factor” show. He has also appeared in several television shows such as “Nightline”, and “The Oprah Winfrey Show”, which have also contributed to his net worth.

Additionally to his working as a columnist, Juan Williams is also known for investigative journalism and writing. His first book entitled “This Far By Faith: Stories From The African American Religious Experience” was published in 2003. By 2013, he had published five more books, from which the most popular are “Enough” (2006), “Thurgood Marshall: American Revolutionary” (2000), and “Eyes On The Prize: America’s Civil Rights Years, 1954-1965” from 1987, which became a best-seller and the basis of the documentary series of the same name. All these projects have had a huge influence on raising his fortune. Williams’ work on the TV documentary brought to him an Emmy Award in 1989. Other than that, Williams has written a number of articles for magazines like “TIME”, “The New Republic”, “Fortune” and others.

Regarding his personal life, Juan Williams has been married to Susan Delise since July of 1978, and they have three children. He is also known as a person who fights against racism and currently he is on the Board of Directors of the New York Civil Rights Coalition.

Quick Facts

Birth date: April 10, 1954
Birth place: Colón, Panama
Profession:Journalist, Writer, Author, Commentator, Political analyst for Fox News Channel
Education:Haverford College, Oakwood Friends School in Poughkeepsie, New York
Nationality:American
Spouse:Susan Delise (m. 1978)
Children:Rae Williams, Antonio Williams, Raffi Williams
Parents:Alma Geraldine Williams, Rogelio Williams
Awards:Emmy Award (1989), Front Page Award, (Washington-Baltimore Newspaper Guild (Washington-Baltimore Newspaper Guild), 1979), Political commentary award (American Association of University Women), Best National Book (Time magazine), Outstanding Memorial Book (Myers Center for the Study of Human Rights in U.S.)
Nominations:Education Writers of America (1979), Columnist of the Year (Washingtonian (Washingtonian), 1982), Honorary doctorates from Lafayette College, Wittenberg University, Long Island University
TV shows:The Five (since 2011), Special Report with Bret Baier (1998-), Fox News Sunday (1996-), The O'Reilly Factor (1996), Hannity (2009-), Talk Of The Nation
Books:Eyes on the Prize: America's Civil Rights Years, 1954-1965 (1987), Thurgood Marshall: American Revolutionary (2000), Enough (2006)
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Interesting Facts

#Fact
1Release of his book, "Enough: The Phony Leaders, Dead-end Movements and Culture of Failure That Are Undermining Black America---and What We Can Do About It".
2Release of his book, "I'll Find a Way or Make One: A Tribute to Historically Black Colleges and Universities".
3Release of his book, "My Soul Looks Back in Wonder: Voices of the Civil Rights Experience".
4Release of his book, "Eyes on the Prize: America's Civil Rights Years, 1954-1965".
5Release of his book, "Thurgood Marshall: American Revolutionary".
6Release of his book, "This Far by Faith: Stories From the African American Religious Experience".
7His son, Raffi Williams, is the deputy press secretary for the Republican National Committee (RNC).
8Worked as a gardener, when he was 14, at the Brooklyn Botanical Gardens.
9His son, Raffi Williams, and John Stossel's son both graduated from Haverford College, Juan's alma mater.
10TheHill.com columnist.
11FoxNews.com columnist.
12Has written for Fortune, Ebony and GQ magazines.
13A day after being fired by National Public Radio (NPR) over comments he made about Muslims on The O'Reilly Factor (1996), he was given a new multi-year deal with Fox News.
14Received an Emmy Award, in 1989, for television documentary writing.
15After college, he immediately began his tenure at The Washington Post, for which he worked from 1976 to 1999. During his tenure at the Post, he held several positions, including editorial writer, op-ed columnist and White House correspondent.
16Raised in the Episcopal branch of the Anglican church, of which is father, a boxing trainer, was a member. In 1958, his family moved to the Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood in Brooklyn, New York. He went on to graduate from Haverford College with a B.A. degree in philosophy in 1976.
17Joined Fox News as a political analyst in 1997.
18NPR senior correspondent.
19Biography/bibliography in: "Contemporary Authors". New Revision Series, vol. 136, pages 435-437. Farmington Hills, MI: Thomson Gale, 2005.


Quotes

#Quote
1Political correctness can lead to some kind of paralysis, where you don't address reality. [Interview with Bill O'Reilly, October 18, 2010]


Filmography

Writer

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
La fabrica sueños1998TV Movie co-creator
A. Philip Randolph: For Jobs and Freedom1996TV Movie documentary
Marian Anderson1991TV Movie

Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
House of Cards2016TV SeriesJuan Williams

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Five2011-2017TV SeriesHimself - Co-Host / Himself / Himself - Guest Co-Host
The Kennedy Show2016-2017TV SeriesHimself - Co-Host, The Five / Himself - Panelist
The O'Reilly Factor2005-2017TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Fox News Contributor / Himself - Fox News Political Analyst / ...
Fox News Sunday2011-2017TV SeriesHimself - Panelist / Himself - Fox News Political Analyst
Freedom Watch with Judge Napolitano2010-2017TV SeriesHimself
Media Buzz2013-2017TV SeriesHimself - Panelist / Himself - Fox News Political Analyst / Himself - Guest Panelist / ...
Cashin' In2013-2017TV SeriesHimself - Guest Panelist / Himself - Panelist
Special Report with Bret Baier2012-2017TV SeriesHimself - Panelist / Himself - Co-Host, The Five
Outnumbered2016-2017TV SeriesHimself - Guest Co-Host
Fox and Friends2012-2016TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Fox News Political Analyst / Himself - Co-Host, The Five / ...
America's Election HQ2016TV SeriesHimself - Panelist / Himself - Co-Host, The Five
Mornings with Maria Bartiromo2016TV SeriesHimself - Fox News Political Analyst / Himself - Co-Host, The Five
Justice w/Judge Jeanine2016TV SeriesHimself - Fox News Political Analyst
America's Newsroom2012-2016TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Fox News Political Analyst
Stossel2016TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Co-Host, The Five
Hannity2009-2016TV SeriesHimself - Panelist / Himself / Himself - Fox News Political Analyst
The Daily Show2011-2016TV SeriesHimself
This Week2016TV SeriesHimself - Powerhouse Roundtable Panelist
The Greg Gutfeld Show2015TV SeriesHimself - Fox News Political Analyst
Imus in the Morning2014TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Fox News Contributor
Huckabee2010-2014TV SeriesHimself - Fox News Political Analyst / Himself
Happening Now2012-2014TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Fox News Political Analyst
Lou Dobbs Tonight2012-2014TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Fox News Political Analyst / Himself (segment "The A-Team")
Fox News Watch2012-2013TV SeriesHimself - Guest Panelist / Himself - Panelist
America Live2012-2013TV SeriesHimself
Atlas Shrugged II: The Strike2012Himself (uncredited)
Fox Report2012TV SeriesHimself
Republican Presidential Debate2012TV MovieHimself - Panelist
Overheard2011TV SeriesHimself - interviewee
Piers Morgan Tonight2011TV SeriesHimself
Philadelphia: The Great Experiment2011TV SeriesHimself
Good Morning America2010TV SeriesHimself
The Daily Politics2008TV SeriesHimself
IFC News: 2008 Uncut2008TV SeriesHimself
Hannity & Colmes2008TV SeriesHimself
The Big Story2005-2008TV SeriesHimself
Resolved2007DocumentaryJuan Williams
Quite Frankly with Stephen A. Smith2006TV SeriesHimself
The Beltway Boys2006TV SeriesHimself - Guest Co-Host
Seasons of Change: The African American Athlete2003TV MovieHimself
Now2002TV Series documentaryHimself - Correspondent (segment "Know Thy Neighbor")
ESPN SportsCentury2000-2001TV Series documentaryHimself
Charlie Rose1998TV SeriesHimself - Guest
The Oprah Winfrey Show1990TV SeriesHimself
America's Black Forum1977TV SeriesHimself - Moderator (1996-)

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Media Buzz2015-2016TV SeriesHimself - Fox News Political Analyst / Himself
The Greg Gutfeld Show2015-2016TV SeriesHimself - Co-Host, The Five / Himself - Fox News Political Analyst
Stossel2015TV SeriesHimself
The O'Reilly Factor2015TV SeriesHimself - Fox News Political Analyst

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