Brian Williams Biography
Brian Williams is an American Emmy award-winning anchor working at MSNBC where he serves as the host of The 11th Hour with Brian Williams news show that airs on weeknights at 11 pm on MSNBC. He has covered over 300 hours of live, breaking news coverage, including the 2016 Presidential campaign and events around the world during his time in MSNBC.
Brian Williams Age
Williams is 62 years old as of 2021. He was born on May 5, 1959, in Ridgewood, New Jersey, United States. He celebrates his birthday on the 5th of May every year.
Brian Williams Height
Williams stands at a height of 6 feet 2 inches tall and weighs 77 kgs.
Brian Williams Family
Williams’ father is known as Gordon Lewis Williams while his mother is Dorothy May Pampel. He has two brothers called David Williams and Richard Williams, and a sister called Mary Jane Esser.
Brian Williams Wife
Williams is married to Jane Gillan Stoddard, they tied the knot on June 7, 1986. Together the couple has been blessed with two children named Allison who happens to be an actress and a son named Douglas. He resides in New Canaan, Connecticut together with his family.
Brian Williams Net Worth
Williams has an estimated net worth of $50 Million which he has earned through his career as an anchor.
Brian Williams Salary
Williams earns an annual salary of $6 Million.
Brian Williams Career
In his career, he has received over twelve Emmy awards, the Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Journalism, eleven Edward R. Murrow Awards, the George Foster Peabody Award, the industry’s highest honor, and the four DuPont-Columbia University Awards. additionally, he has received seven honorary degrees.
For a decade he served as anchor and managing editor of “NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams”, which has was the most-watched newscast in the United States. He was named one of the 100 most influential people in the world by TIME in the year 2017.
He is the former anchor of the prime-time broadcast, “The News with Brian Williams” on both CNBC and MSNBC. Prior to being the former Chief White House Correspondent for NBC News. After 12 years in local news, in 1993, he joined NBC News as a National Correspondent. His career in journalism began at t KOAM-TV in Pittsburgh, Kansas, and later on, he was able to secure a job as a correspondent and anchor at stations in Philadelphia, New York, and Washington, DC.
He is a Middletown, New Jersey native. For his education, he attended the Catholic University, George Washington University Brookdale Community College, and in 1979, he was a White House intern while a college student. Additionally, at the age of eighteen, served on and off as a volunteer firefighter.
Brian Williams MSNBC
Williams is currently working at MSNBC where he works alongside other famous MSNBC anchors and reporters including;
- Lawrence O’Donnell
- Kelly O’Donnell
- Kristen Welker
- Peter Alexander
- Kasie Hunt
- Monica Alba
- Carol Lee
- Garret Haake
- Savannah Guthrie
- Marrianna Sotomayor
- Mike Memoli
- Steve Patterson
- Morgan Radford
Brian Williams Social Media Platforms
Williams is active on his social media accounts and is often seen posting on his Instagram, and Twitter. He has over 274K followers on Twitter, and over 1K followers on Instagram.