Michael K. Williams Wife, Gay, Net Worth

By Sachindra Karki | Updated On: 16 Aug, 2019
Michael K. Williams Wife, Gay, Net Worth

Michael K. Williams is one of Hollywood's top-notch actor. He has recieved three Emmy award nominations for his roles in Bessie, The Night Of and When They See Us.

The American actor has established himself as the one the most talented and versatile actor in the industry by portraying ambiguous characters in Hollywood. Michael worked at a pharmaceutical company at an early age to support his family. However, he later quit the job to pursue his acting career seriously.

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Father Of Kids; Baby Mama?

The American actor is the father of his son named Elijah Williams. But details about the baby mother remains under the radar. Not much is non about his past affairs; however, he frequently gives the glimpses of his love for son on social media.

Besides his son, Elijah, he also prefers to call Karim Anderson as his son. Karim is a private chef who works at Peoticchef LLC.

Married, Wife?

As of now, Michael K. Williams is in a relationship with Tasha Smith, former The Wire co-star. Tasha was featured in movies like The Whole Ten Yards, Couple Retreat, Why Did I Get Married, Addicted and Jumping the Broom.

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He and his girlfriend's relationship got officiated on Instagram on 28 May 2019. Sharing a couple's goal picture, she gushed for the first time about Michael on Instagram, introducing him as a love of her life.

Michael with his girlfriend Tasha(Photo: Michale's Instagram)

Not much is known about the pair; however, from the look of their Instagram post, it is for sure, Michael and his ladylove are enjoying their love life to the fullest. As of now, the couple are taking their time to share wedding vows. Though Michael has never got married, his sweetheart has been married and divorced for twice in the past.

Before Tasha, Michael briefly dated Sanaa Lathan, an American actress, back in 2015. But, there isn’t much data about their dating initiation.

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Net Worth

Michael began his career as a professional dancer at the age of 22. Originally, he performed in numerous music videos and even featured as a background dancer on tours of Madonna and George Michael. Later on, he decided to pursue his acting career seriously and participated in few productions of the La MaMA Experimental Theatre, a prestigious National Black Theatre company directed by Mel Williams.

Soon after, Michael's career in Hollywood flourished when he rose to the prominence of his role in the 1920s Boardwalk Empire. His few acting credits include Bessie, The Road and When They See Us. Amongst all his portrayal, his a gay character as Omar Little in the crime, drama & thriller series The Wire(2002-2008) fueled notoriety and rumors of him being gay, simultaneously. But, as of 2019, his relationship with Tasha Smith indeed eliminates regarding his sexuality.

Consolidating all his success in Hollywood, Michael has been able to amass the fruitful amounts of income. As of 2019, his net worth is estimated to be around $5 Million.

Family, Age

Born on 22 November 1966 in Brooklyn, New York, USA, Michael K. Williams is a son of parents, father Booker T Williams and his mother. He shared the mixed ethnicity as his father possesses African-American ascent, and mother is a Nassau native.

During his adolescent years, he was a victim of molestation which emotionally scarred him and led to checkered teen years. He had low self-esteem and often sought help from others or leaving things in the hands of gods. While growing up, he even got involved in the bad company

But, everything changed for Michael when the arts sector caught his attention and reverted himself on the right path.

On physical features, he stands at the height of 1.78m(5ft 10 inch) with a slim build body.