Michael K Williams Net Worth, Age, Height, Relationship Status

                                                    Michael Williams was an American actor best known for his brilliant portrayal of Omar Little on the HBO police series The Wire. Michael K. Williams' net worth at the time of his death is estimated to be approximately $5 million.

Williams was found dead in his Williamsburg, Brooklyn penthouse on September 6, 2021. He is believed to have died of an overdose after investigators found drug paraphernalia in his home.

Full Name Michael Kenneth Williams
Birth Date November 22, 1966
Birth Place New York City, U. S.
Profession Actor
Relationship Status Single
Net Worth $5 million
Died September 6, 2021

Early life

Michael Williams was born on November 22, 1966 in New York, United States. He was born to a Bahamian mother and an American father. Williams spent most of his childhood at the Vanderveer Projects in East Flatbush, Brooklyn.

Regarding his education, he attended George Westinghouse Career and Technical Education High School. He later joined the National Black Theater to pursue an acting career.

Michael K. Williams Net Worth and Career

Williams initially worked as a temp for Pfizer Pharmaceuticals. After a while he quit his job and trained as a dancer. He has been homeless for a year and has visited many record companies and dance studios looking for work. He was eventually able to get a job as a backup dancer, which later led to him appearing in various music videos and touring as a dancer.

As a dancer he has toured with famous artists such as Madonna and George Michael. He also choreographed Crystal Water’s hit “100% Pure Love.” Williams received a large scar on his face during a bar fight that became his trademark in some music videos.

Williams rose to fame as an actor after playing Omar Little on the crime series The Wire. He was cast in the series after only one audition. The character of William was originally scheduled for seven episodes in one season, but series creator David Simon plans to continue the character of him after one season.

Michael has received positive and negative reviews from viewers and criticism for his character’s homosexuality. He became one of US Senator Barack Obama’s favorite characters in 2008, where he highly praised his performance on the show. Williams gained additional praise after appearing on the drama series Six Degrees.

Williams has also had cameo roles in many films such as I Think I Love My Wife, Life During the War, Django Unchained, and Snow on the Cliff. He was initially cast as Dryden Vos in Solo: A Star Wars Story. But he ended up leaving the film due to a scheduling conflict with another film, The Red Sea Diving Resort.

Personal life of Michael K. Williams

Michael Williams has never been married to anyone. Even though he was in a relationship with several women. It is also rumored that he is in a relationship with an actress. Williams has a son named Elijah Williams but he has not yet revealed the name of his son’s mother.

Williams was found face down and unconscious in his penthouse living room on September 6, 2021 by his grandson. After investigators investigated, they found drug paraphernalia in his apartment, leading to speculation that he died of an overdose.

Michael K. Williams net worth

Michael K. Williams was worth around $5 million until his death on September 6, 2021. He made a lot of money from his acting career.