Diana Williams Net Worth, Married, Husband, Children

By Oshil Pokhrel | Updated On: 02 Jan, 2019
Diana Williams Net Worth, Married, Husband, Children

Quick Information

Date of Birth July 18, 1958 Age 62 Years 9 Month(s)
Nationality American Profession Journalist
Marital Status Married Husband/Spouse Douglas Wayne Shanks (m.1985)
Divorced Not Yet Gay/Lesbian No
Net Worth Not Disclosed Ethnicity White
Children/Kids 3 Height 5'6" (1.68 m)
Education Duke University

American journalist Diana Williams put her life career at the top of success because of her hard-working and dedication in the media field. In WABC, she co-anchors Eyewitness News broadcast and hosts the show Eyewitness News Up Close with Diana Williams.

In her career life, she has won many awards like an Emmy Award for her half-hour special called Dangerous Crossings. She has also won awards for her yearly breast-cancer.

Over Three-Decade Of Married Life With Husband; Blessed With Three Children

WABC co-anchor Diana Williams is a married lady. She and her husband Douglas Wayne Shanks are excelling over three decades of married life. The couple tied the knot in November 1985. During their 33rd anniversary in November 2018, Diana shared their wedding throwback photo and described that time flew soon when she and Douglas were having fun.

Diana Williams and her husband Douglas Wayne Shanks tied a knot in November 2018 (Photo: Facebook)

Her husband once suffered a sporadic disease called Amyloidosis during late November 2014. He got hospitalized in ICU at MSK, and even though he returned home, Douglas had a compromised immune system. One of the family members helped him on a kidney transplant when he went on dialysis for four months.

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Their three children were still teenagers when Douglas suffered from Amyloidosis. Two of their children are daughters, and one is a son named Nathaniel Williams. Their son Nathaniel also experienced a near death when he had a road accident at Panama City in 2015. Diana took a break from her journalism career to help her son recover. Now, he is doing pretty well, and Diana often shares a photo with her son from Facebook.

Diana Williams Salary And Net Worth

Diana Williams net worth is estimated to be about $1.5 million as an American journalist. According to, ABC News Anchor earns an average salary of $87,153 per year and their annual payroll ranges from $52,661 to $108,353. In the flagship station of ABC, she co-anchors TV shows like Eyewitness News broadcast and hosts the show Eyewitness News Up Close with Diana Williams.

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Her show and her teammate performance made a big success and was renewed for the second season in 2015. She had nothing before; she was a journalist. To make her name and fame she had to face many obstacles on her way, by meeting all the troubles finally, she got her career which makes her full of happiness.

Short Bio And Wiki

Diana Williams is an American journalist. She was born on July 18, 1958, at the place Columbus, OH. She is an American television news anchor at WABC television in New York City, where she is co-anchor with Sade Baderinwa.

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She graduated from Duke University in Durham, North Carolina, in 1980 with a degree in economics. Before she earned name and fame, she started as an intern in Charlotte, North Carolina as a reporter. She then lived in Boston and worked for the local channel WHDH for four years, as per wiki.