Brian Williams Bio, Age, Height, MSNBC, Net Worth, Salary, Parents, and Wife

Brian Williams Bio, Wiki

Brian Williams born Brian Douglas Williams is a retired American journalist and media personality well known as the former host of MSNBC’s political news show, The 11th Hour. He worked in this station from 1996 -2021.

Brian Williams Age

Williams was born in Ridgewood, New Jersey, U.S. on the 5th of May 1959. He is 63 years old as of 2023. Accordingly, Brian celebrates his birthday on the 5th of May every year and his zodiac sign is Taurus.

Brian Williams Height/Measurements

Williams stands approximately 5 feet 9 inches (1. 85 m) and weighs around 90 kg.

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Brian Williams Education

For his Education, Brian completed his high school Diploma at Mater Dei High School, a Roman Catholic high school in the New Monmouth section of Middletown. Then he attended Brookdale Community College after high school before transferring to the Catholic University of America and then George Washington University. He did not obtain a degree, ultimately interning with the administration of President Jimmy Carter.

Brian Williams Career

Williams is the former host of MSNBC’s political news show, The 11th Hour. He declared in November 2021 that he would be leaving MSNBC and NBC News at the completion of his contract the following month when he hosted his final episode of The 11th Hour. Brian worked in this station from 1996 -2021. 

Prior to working at MSNBC,  he worked as a reporter for NBC Nightly News starting in 1993, prior to his promotion to anchor and managing editor of the broadcast in 2004. In February 2015, Williams was suspended for six months by NBC for “misrepresent[ing] events which happened while he was covering the Iraq War in 2003”. Four months after the occurrence came to light, the network removed him from NBC Nightly News and reassigned him as the breaking news anchor for MSNBC.

Williams first served in broadcasting in 1981 at KOAM-TV in Pittsburg, Kansas. The following year he reported the news in the Washington, D.C., area at then-independent station WTTG, then served in Philadelphia for WCAU, then owned and operated by CBS. Beginning in 1987 he anchored in New York City at WCBS. From 2006 to 2015, Williams was part of the board of directors of the Medal of Honor Foundation; he resigned days following his suspension from NBC.

Brian Williams Net Worth Worth

In Brian’s career as an Anchor/reporter, he has been able to amass a net worth ranging between $1 Million-$ 5 Million.

Brian Williams Salary

Williams acquires annual earnings that range between $ 116, 235, and $ 275,982.

Brian Williams’ Parents and Siblings

Williams was born in Ridgewood, New Jersey, and raised in a “boisterous” Catholic home of largely Irish descent. His parents are Dorothy May (née Pampel) and Gordon Lewis Williams, who served as an executive vice president of the National Retail Merchants Association, in New York. Brian’s mom was an amateur stage actress. He has four siblings and he is the youngest.

Brian Williams Wife

Williams is married to Jane Gillan Stoddard. The couple tied the knot at the First Presbyterian Church of New Canaan, Connecticut, on the 7th of June 1986. Williams and his wife reside in New Canaan and own a beach house in Bay Head, New Jersey, and a pied-à-terre in Midtown Manhattan.

Brian Williams Kids

He and his wife have two children: Allison, an actress, and Doug, the late-night anchor of Geico SportsNite on SportsNet New York.

Brian Williams Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram

Williams is vocal on his social media accounts where he posts often. On his Twitter account, he has about 274.2K Followers around 90.9K followers on his Facebook page, and 14.8 followers on his Instagram account.

Brian Williams MSNBC

Williams works at MSNBC where he works alongside his fellow anchors, reporters, and meteorologists such as;

  1. Craig Melvin
  2. Tamron Hall
  3. Stephanie Ruhle
  4. Katy Tur
  5. Alicia Menendez
  6. Ali Vitali
  7. Rachel Maddow
  8. Steve Kornacki
  9. Alex Witt
  10. Andrea Mitchell