Acting and modeling have become a source of livelihood for many people in the generation we are living nowadays. Such a person who has invested in acting and modeling is Jesse Williams. Jesse is an American model and actor, and for Grey’s Anatomy fans he is familiar to them. Keep reading to know more about the net worth of Jesse Williams in 2020.
Early Life & Biography
Jesse was born on 5th August 1981 in Chicago. His parents were Reginald Williams who had mixed race and Johanna Chase who was a qualified potter. While he was in high school, his parents taught in public schools and his mother continued doing pottery. He was born with two brothers who specialized in visual arts.
Williams went to Moses Brown School and graduated in 1998. He later joined Temple University where he graduated with a double major in Africa American Studies and Media Arts and Film. Upon completion, Jesse started teaching in high school for six years following the footsteps of his parents. He taught English, American Studies, and African Studies.
Jesse married his girlfriend who they had dated for five years Aryn Drake-Lee in 2012. Aryn is a known real estate broker. They gave birth to two children Sadie and Maceo. Unfortunately, their marriage did not work, and on April 2017 Jesse filed for divorce.
He was later in a relationship with Minka Kelly who is an actress, but just like the first marriage, they broke up in January 2018. Jesse was involved in another relationship in May 2018 where he dated Taylor Rooks who is a sports reporter.
Career, Awards & Nominations
For six tears Jesse taught in high school before his career in acting and modeling. His first appearance in TV was in 2006 when he acted on law and order episode and continued to perform different events. He presented his first film titled The Sister of the Traveling Pants 2 in the year 2008 and later published others. America Broadcasting Company recruited Jesse to fulfil the role of Dr Jackson Avery in the movie series Grey’s Anatomy. William has acted in different dramas playing various parts.
In 2015 and 2016 Jesse was the people’s choice and Image award nominee, and in 2018 he was the Teens Choice Award nominee. He was the winner of Young Holly Wood Award in 2011, and in 2016 he won the BET Award.
Net Worth & Earnings
Jesse has acquired the massive sum of money from his acting career. One of the bestselling movie series Grey’s Anatomy has been a source of wealth to him. He has also earned from other films he has performed and teaching in high school. The awards and nominations he has received have increased his net worth significantly. Currently, Jesse’s net worth is estimated to be $14 million.
Jesse taught in high school for six years before begging his career in acting. He did not lose his vision and remained focused to attain his goal in life. When Jesse began his performances in film and television shows, he gave it his all assuming different roles in various movies and a mark of perfection was evident. Williams in a hardworking and a determined actor.