Jayson Williams bio: net worth, age, height, weight, wife, kids, wiki.
Jayson Williams is a retired American basketball player who is 54 years old. He was a member of two NBA teams. Because of an injury, he announced his retirement in the early 2000s. Despite his retirement, he continues to play with the Idaho Stampede.
Jayson Williams: Profile summary
|Full Name/Real Name||Jayson Williams|
|Known as||Jayson Williams|
|Main Profession||Former Professional Basketball Player|
|Born In||Ritter, South Carolina, United States|
|Age||54 years old|
|Height(s) Feet||6 feet and 9 inches|
|Heights in cm||208 cm|
|Weight(s) in pound||244 pounds|
|Spouse||Kellie Batiste(m.1999-2000); Tanya Young(m.2000-2011)|
|Daughter and Son||Yes (Ejay Williams, Triumph Williams, Whizdom J. Williams, and Monique Williams)|
|Net Worth||$45 Million|
Jayson Williams: Early Life & Biography
He was born in Ritter, South Carolina, the U.S., on February 22, 1968. He was the son of Elijah Joshua Williams and Barbara Williams. His mother worked at Gouverneur skilled nursing facility located in lower Manhattan. He played basketball during his school and college life. He completed his schooling at Christ The King Regional High School and St. John’s University. He spent his whole childhood in New York City.
Jayson Williams: Personal Life
He proposed to model Cynthia Bailey in 1996 during the halftime of a basketball game. But they never got married and parted. He then married Kellie Batiste in 1999 but got divorced after a year. He then got married to Tanya Young. They were married for eleven years before getting divorced in 2011.
He has been involved with the law as well. He pleaded guilty to assault in the accidental death of a 55-year-old limousine driver, Costas Christofi, in 2010. The shooting happened in 2002. He was sentenced to 27 months in prison. He was released in April 2012.
Jayson Williams: Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on February 22 1968, Jayson Williams is 52 years old as of today’s date 23rd January 2021. His height is 2.08m tall, and his weight is 111 kg.
Jayson Williams: Career
Jayson Williams started his professional career in 1990. His career lasted for nine seasons in the NBA. He spent two seasons with the Philadelphia 76ers. He was then traded to New Jersey Nets at the start of the 1992 season. He was an effective rebounder, and he made a name for himself. He was also selected for the 97-98 season All-Star Team. He signed a seven-year contract with the Nets, but unfortunately, he broke his leg and injured his knee in an on-court accident in 1999. It ended his career, and he retired in 2000. He then worked as an analyst for NBC. He published his autobiography in 2000.
Jayson Williams: Net worth
It is estimated that his net worth of Jayson is around or more than $45 million as of 2022.
Jayson Williams: Awards
Jayson has gained a lot of fame and success in his career. He has also been honoured with many awards and achievements throughout his career. Some of those awards are:
- NBA All-star in the year 1998.
- second-team All-Big East 1989, etc.