Sharrie Williams Biography
Sharrie Williams is an American of African ancestry who works for WPVI as the co-anchor of Action News at 5 p.m. and Action News at 10 p.m. on PHL17. She joined the 6 ABC News team in March 2014. Upon joining the station in 2004, she initially served as an anchor of the 5:00 pm newscast and reporter on Action News at 11.
Sharrie Williams Age
Williams likes to keep her personal life private hence she has not yet disclosed the date, month, or the year she was born. However, she might be in her 30s. Even so, she celebrates her birthday on April 16th. And, she was born in Albany, Georgia.
Sharrie Williams Height
Williams stands at an approximate height of 5 feet and 6 inches.
Sharrie Williams Family
Williams has managed to keep her personal life away from the limelight hence she has not disclosed any information about her parents. Even so, her parents are named Tia and Damien. Her father, Damien celebrates his birthday on October 9th while her mother, Tia celebrates hers on April 16th.
Also, she has three siblings, five nieces, and a nephew. Also, her grandfather, Dodge Simmons was a veteran who served as a US Army Master Sergeant. Unfortunately, he passed away in September 2019.
Sharrie Williams Husband
Williams is very private about her personal life therefore it is not known if she is in any relationship. There are also no rumors of Williams being in any past relationship with anyone.
Sharrie Williams Net Worth
Williams has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million-$5 Million which she has earned through her successful career as an anchor.
Sharrie Williams Salary
Williams earns an annual salary ranging from $ 45,000 – $ 110,500.
Sharrie Williams Education
Williams completed her high school education and went on to join the University of Tennessee. She became the institute’s graduate with a bachelor’s degree in Broadcasting Communications and a Psychology minor. Further, she is pursuing her Master’s degree in School and Mental Health Counseling at the Graduate School of Education at the University of Pennsylvania. She aims to become a Licensed Professional Counselor.
Sharrie Williams Career
Williams serves WPVI as the co-anchor of Action News at 5 p.m. and Action News at 10 p.m. on PHL17. She joined the 6 ABC News team in March 2014. Upon joining the station in 2004, she initially served as an anchor of the 5:00 pm newscast and reporter on Action News at 11.
In her career, she has anchored on site from multiple big stories in Philadelphia, counting the 2017 N.F.L. Draft, the 2016 Democratic National Convention, and Pope Francis’ visit to the World Meeting of Families in 2015. Also, she has traveled nationwide where she reported various stories.
For example, she reported on the initial Presidential Debate between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton and the installation of President Trump. Further, she was pleasured to have the opportunity to interview renowned ABC News host, Barbara Walters when she resigned from the air for the last time.
Prior to Philadelphia, she served in Dallas, Texas at KTVT-TV as the weekend anchor and weekday reporter. While there, she reported big happenings that made both national and international headlines. Counting, Texas’ record-breaking winter ice storms, and Super Bowl XLV.
Prior to serving in Dallas, she spent three years in Miami where she telecasted a range of stories. For example, she went to Haiti subsequent to the four hurricanes of 2008, and later the 2010 earthquake. To boot, she telecasted legal trials of the rich and famous.
Also, she was front and center when all the attention was on the Miami Heat, she broadcasted Shaquille O’Neal’s retiral in 2008, and LeBron James’ much-foreseen decision to join the team in 2010. To boot, Success South Florida Magazine nominated her for the “Top 40 Under 40.”
Moreover, she was featured on the publication’s cover. Throughout her career, she has served in Birmingham, Alabama WVTM-TV as an anchor and a reporter for both news and sports, and in Jackson, Tennessee at WBBJ-TV as a news anchor.
Verily, she debuted her journalism career when she was still completing her undergraduate studies. Whereby, she produced feature stories on Tennessee Volunteer athletes for Fox Sports Net South. In September 2017, she gained the University of Tennessee Alumni Promise Award.
When she is not working, she loves listening to music and some of her favorite artists are Erykah Badu, Blake Shelton, and Maxwell, traveling. Additionally, she enjoys attending big sporting events. Additionally, Williams uses her free time to serve as a volunteer for numerous community groups and charities.
Also, she has a passion for mentoring young girls. Apart from her parents, she views Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. as a role model and deeply admires him. On a side note, one of her favorite quotes from Dr. King is, “Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.” -Letter From Birmingham Jail.
Sharrie Williams 6abc
Williams is working at 6abc where she works alongside other famous 6abc meteorologists, anchors, and reporters including;
- Rick Williams
- Cecily Tynan
- Adam Joseph
- Alicia Vitarelli
- Sarah Bloomquist
- Brian Taff
- Karen Rogers
- Jamie Apody
- Gray Hall
Sharrie Williams Social Media Platforms
She is active on her social media accounts and is often seen posting on her Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. She has over 18.1K followers on Instagram.