Who is Montel Williams and what is his net worth 2018? Montel William is a co-writer, actor, show host, and a TV personality from the United States of America. His popularity grew when he hosted his own show called “The Montel Williams Show” which was aired on many channels for 17 years. Montel Williams is the founder of MS foundation, it is a non-profit foundation located in New York.
Montel Brian Anthony Williams was born on July 3rd, 1956 in Baltimore, Maryland. His father, Herman Williams Jr. was Baltimore’s Firefighters chief and commissioner of transportation, his mother is Marjorie Williams. Montel Williams graduated from Andover High School in 1974 then went to United States Marine Corps and was a part of the 1980 class of the United States Naval Academy.
Montel Williams first marriage was in 1982 to Rochele See and they are the parents of Maressa Williams and Ashley Williams, they got divorced in 1989. His second marriage was to the film actress, Grace Morley and they are the parents a son and a daughter, Montel Jr, and Wyntergrace, they got divorced in 2000. Since October 6, 2007 Montel Williams has been married to Tara Fowler.
Montel Williams had a tough health problem, in 1999 he was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis and that was the main reason behind MS foundation, he used medical cannabis for several years and he said that it was one of the main reasons that changed his life.
Montel Williams career started after high school, he went to serve for the United States Marine Corps. He graduated with a general engineering degree and a minor in international security affairs from Annapolis. First he was a junior Restricted Line Officer then a cryptologic officer for the naval intelligence. Montel Williams was honorably discharged from the Navy as a Lieutenant Commander after 15 years of service.
After the Navy, Montel began his show, The Montel Williams Show and that show was very successful for him. Montel also had appearances in TV series and films including JAG, Matt Waters, and The Peacekeeper. He also hosted the political reality TV show, American Candidate in 2004. Montel worked in the political action comedy film, War, Inc. as a voice actor. He also hosted a radio show in 2009, Montel Across America.
Montel Williams Net Worth
Montel Williams is a successful co-writer, show host, producer and actor. His show, The Montel Williams Show, is one of the longest running TV shows ever, he earned the Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Talk Show Host for it, next to Genesis Award for TV Talk Show Syndicated and Genesis Award Television – Talk Show for an episode which Kim Basinger was a guest in it. He also worked in 4Chosen: The Documentary. Montel Williams has a net worth of $12 million US dollars as of 2017.
List of Books Montel Williams co-wrote
• Mountain, Get Out of My Way: Life Lessons and Learned Truths (co-written with Daniel Paisner), (1996).
• Practical Parenting (co-written with Jeff Gardere) (2000).
• Life Lessons and Reflections (co-written with Jill Kramer) (2000).
• Bodychange: The 21 Day Fitness Program for Changing Your Body and Changing Your Life (co-written with Wini Linguvic) (2001).
• Climbing Higher (co-written with Lawrence Grobel) (2004).
• Living Well Emotionally: Break Through to a Life of Happiness (co-written with William Doyle), (2008).
• Living Well: 21 Days to Transform Your Life, Supercharge Your Health, and Feel Spectacular (co-written with William Doyle) (2008).
Montel Williams is the founder of the non-profit organisation, MS foundation, he is a successful TV show host, actor and producer. He hosted one of the longest running TV shows, “The Montel Williams Show” and he earned many awards for it. Montel Williams lives with his wife, Tara Fowler and they seem happy.