Billy Dee Williams Biography

Early Life: William December “Billy Dee” Williams Jr. was born on April 6, 1937 in New York City, the son of Loretta Anne and William December Williams Sr. He and his twin sister Loretta were primarily raised by their grandmother while their parents worked several jobs. His mother had trained as an opera singer and the family was richly cultured, with the children exposed early on to theater, art, and similar creative experiences. Williams graduated in 1955 from the LaGuardia High School of Music & Performing Arts, where he had majored in arts with a focus on visual arts. He got a two-year scholarship for the National Academy of Fine Arts and Design in New York and studied with a focus on classical principles of painting. He was nominated at 19 for a Guggenheim Fellowship grant and won a Hallgarten Prize in the mid ’50s. He later studied at the Harlem Actors Workshop where he studied under Sidney Poitier.

What is Billy Dee Williams' Net Worth?

Billy Dee Williams net worth and salary: Billy Dee Williams is an actor, singer and TV pitchman who has a net worth of $9 million. Billy Dee Williams is probably most famous for appearing in a variety of extremely popular movies, including “The Empire Strikes Back,” “Return of the Jedi,” and “Batman.”

Billy Dee Williams Quick Facts

What is the net worth of Billy Dee Williams? What is his zodiac sign? Here is Billy Dee Williams in a nutshell:

Billy Dee Williams Overview
Net Worth$9 Million
SalaryN/A
Date of BirthApril 6, 1937 (age 84 years)
Zodiac SignAries
GenderMale
Height6 ft (1.83 m)
ProfessionActor, Artist, Music artist, Musician, Painter, Singer, Visual Artist, Voice Actor, Writer
NationalityUnited States of America

Quotes that Inspire by Billy Dee Williams

Many are probably wondering about the foundation behind Billy Dee Williams' success and wealth. Below we have listed some of the Actor's quotes that will get you in the mindset to pursue your financial success.

No matter where I go, in this country or outside of this country, there are young people, and I’m always surprised that young people know about me and Colt 45.

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Actually, I believe in everything, including astrology and tarot cards. All of it is just another way for people to try and tighten the link to the spirits in our universe. I believe it exists for all people.

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Jazz is very much a part of my life. I work with the Thelonious Monk Institute and do the artwork for their program every year.

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I don’t want to sound too carried away, but from what I’ve seen, ‘Bingo Long’ is going to be a big one. A classic.

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I’m always looking for good things to do.

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