What Is Michael K. Williams Net Worth? Michael K. Williams currently has an estimated net worth of $15 million, which is largely due to his acting career on TV and in movies, though he also works as a musician and producer on the side. As one of the most famous black actors on television today, his net worth has been on the rise since 2003 when he was cast in HBO’s hit series The Wire, through roles in shows like Boardwalk Empire and Underground and movies like 12 Years A Slave, Serenity, and All Eyez On Me. As time goes on, how rich will Michael K. Williams be?
His early life
While growing up, Michael was raised by his great-grandmother in Mount Vernon, New York, after both of his parents died when he was 10 years old. He attended high school at Mount Saint Dominic Academy in Elmira and later graduated from SUNY Purchase with a degree in political science and drama. He also earned an MFA from New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts Dramatic Writing Program. As soon as he graduated college, he took a bunch of odd jobs including working as a limousine driver and construction worker before settling on acting as his career option later on during his thirties (age). [See: Who is Melanie Griffith net worth in 2019?]
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His career as an actor
Born in 1970, Michael K. Williams was raised by his mother, brother and grandparents after his father abandoned him when he was just a child. With most of his life dedicated to school and family, he had very little time for friends or sports during high school. Instead, he spent most of his time dancing in a group with other black youth who were trying to get a break into show business, which eventually landed him some roles on Star Trek: The Next Generation and A Different World before he even graduated from high school… [Learn more about how rich is michael k williams]
To get an idea of how much money he’s made in each role, we looked at all eight films Michael has starred in: The Wire, Boardwalk Empire, 12 Years a Slave, The Purge: Anarchy, Grand Theft Auto V (as himself), Bastards, Avengers: Age of Ultron and Logan. We listed earnings for each film from Box Office Mojo and reviewed what other sources had to say about his salaries from articles like those by Forbes and Screen Rant to calculate estimated salaries for each film over the course of his career—which totaled to about $4 million before taxes in roles where he was credited as an actor only.
2 Emmys, 2 Golden Globes, 1 Screen Actors Guild Award, and 3 MTV Movie Awards for his portrayal of Omar Little on The Wire
Assets & Properties
The star reportedly sold a condo in Harlem, NY for $1.23 million in 2010 and owns another unit in Harlem’s Sugar Hill section valued at $890,000, according to public records cited by online publication The Real Deal. Other properties include: a flat in London’s Ladbroke Grove area worth more than $3 million, bought for £1 million ($1.54 million) in 2012; an apartment on Manhattan’s Upper West Side worth $2 million; and a one-bedroom condo in Brooklyn’s Clinton Hill neighborhood valued at about $420,000 that he bought for about $400,000 two years ago.
Other Projects and Business
The talented multi-hyphenate currently has a number of other projects on his plate, including Oscar best picture nominee The Favourite opposite Emma Stone and Rachel Weisz and Hulu’s upcoming Stephen King adaptation Castle Rock. He also has several new business ventures under his belt, recently launching a line of wines called Provenance Wines as well as two self-help books, Million Dollar Cup of Water and A Mindful Manifesto. In addition to these business endeavors, there is also at least one more season of The Wire coming down the pipeline with Netflix making moves to bring back all five seasons of HBO’s Emmy award-winning series in late 2019 or early 2020.
Michael K. Williams Net Worth
About $10 Million USD (As of 2018)
Last Updated on January 22, 2022
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