Juan Williams Biography
Juan Williams ( born Juan Antonio Williams.) is a Panamanian-born political commentator and journalist for Fox News Channel. He’s contributed to publications such as The Washington Post, The New York Times, and The Wall Street Journal, as well as periodicals like The Atlantic and Time. Williams has worked as a White House journalist, a national correspondent, an op-ed columnist, and an editorial writer. By political allegiance, he is a Democrat.
Juan Williams Age | Birthday
How old is Juan? He is 68 years old as of 10 April 2022. He was born in 1954 in Colón, Panama. Celebrating his birthday every 10th of April.
Juan Williams Education
Williams received a scholarship to attend Oakwood Friends School, a Quaker school in Poughkeepsie, New York. He later attended Haverford College, graduating with a bachelor’s degree in philosophy in 1976.
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Juan Williams Nationality
What ethnicity is Williams? he belongs to a mixed ethnicity/heritage, he was born and raised in Colón, Panama, the United States and he holds American nationality.
Juan Williams Family | Parents
Williams’ parents were Alma Géraldine Williams and Rogelio L. Williams. Williams was born to a West Indian father and a Panamanian mother in the West Indies. His family spoke Spanish fluently. Williams claimed in a 2018 op-ed that he legally immigrated to the United States with his mother and two brothers aboard a banana boat when he was four years old. Before coming to Brooklyn, New York, the family lived in Pleasantville, New Jersey for a short time.
Juan Williams Wife | Marriage | Daughters
Williams is married to Susan Delise since July 1978. They have three children a daughter, Rae, and two sons, Antonio (“Tony”) and Raphael (“Raffi”).
Juan Williams Children | Daughter
William and his wife are proud parents of three children a daughter, Rae, and two sons, Antonio (“Tony”) and Raphael (“Raffi”). Tony worked as a Senate page and intern for Republican Senator Strom Thurmond from 1996 to 1997, and then as a speechwriter and legislative correspondent for Republican Senator Norm Coleman from 2004 to 2006. In 2006, Tony ran unsuccessfully for a seat on the District of Columbia Council, losing to Tommy Wells. Raffi, the younger son, studied anthropology and played lacrosse at Haverford College in Pennsylvania, his father’s alma mater. He is the father of twin daughters, Pepper and Wesley.
Juan Williams worth
He has an estimated net worth of $300 Thousand.
Juan Williams Salary
The Panamanian-born political commentator earns an annual salary ranging between $40,000 – and $ 110,500.
Juan Williams Fox News | Career
In the year 2000, Williams took over as host of NPR’s daily afternoon talk show Talk of the Nation. After he commented on The O’Reilly Factor in 2009, “Michelle Obama, you know, she’s got this Stokely Carmichael in a designer dress thing going,” NPR President and CEO Vivian Schiller ordered Fox News to stop referring to him as an NPR broadcaster. NPR terminated his contract on Wednesday, October 20, 2010, two days after he made anti-Muslim remarks. Some have questioned whether NPR fired Williams because he made the comments on Fox News rather than elsewhere. NPR has been condemned for using a double standard in the termination process because Cokie Roberts was not fired.
Williams has been a Fox News contributor since 1997 and will continue to co-host The Five until May 2021. He relocated from New York to Washington, D.C., to spend more time with his family. After NPR announced his departure from the network in October 2010, Fox News offered him a new three-year contract worth $2 million (a “considerable” rise) and a larger role at the network.
Williams has contributed to a number of major publications, including Fortune, The New Republic, The Atlantic Monthly, Ebony magazine, TIME, and GQ, and has appeared on ABC’s Nightline, PBS’ Washington Week, and The Oprah Winfrey Show. Williams appeared at the Smithsonian’s 50th-anniversary celebration of the Supreme Court’s Brown v. Board of Education decision, which ended legal segregation in public schools, and was named moderator of the US Census Bureau’s first program, which began in 2010. Among the honorary doctorates, he has received are from Lafayette College, Wittenberg University, and Long Island University, among others.