Juan Williams is a political analyst who is both Panamanian and American. He currently works for Fox News and contributes to publications such as The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, and The Washington Post. Juan Williams’ net worth is estimated to be $5 million as of 2021.
|Net Worth (as of 2021)||$5 million|
|Date of Birth||April 10, 1954|
|Age||66 years old|
|Born Place||Colon, Panama|
|Source of Wealth||Political Commentator|
Juan Williams Childhood & Biography
Juan was born in Colon, Panama, on April 10, 1954, to Alma Geraldine and Rogelio L. Williams. When he was four years old, his family emigrated from Panama to the United States on a banana boat. Eventually, the family relocated to Brooklyn, New York.
He attended Oakwood Friends School for his education. Following that, he attended Haverford College, where he earned a bachelor’s degree in philosophy in 1976.
Juan Williams Salary, Net Worth and Career in the Media
Williams began his career as a writer for The Washington Post. In one column, he defended Supreme Court nominee Clarence Thomas against Anita Hill’s sworn testimony about his sexual harassment. At the time, the column he wrote was divisive, and it was revealed that several female Washington Post employees had filed sexual harassment charges against Williams. He later wrote another column in which he asked for his apology.
He joined NPR in 2000 as the host of the daily talk show “Talk of the Nation.” Since 1997, he has been a Fox News contributor. He has appeared on a variety of shows, including “Special Report with Bret Baier,” “FOX News Sunday with Chris Wallace,” and “The O’Reilly Factor.” In 2010, he was offered a $2 million three-year contract with the network, as well as a regular guest-hosting role on the O’Reilly Factor.
Juan is currently the co-host of “The Five.” He appears with Dana Perino, Greg Gutfeld, Jesse Watters, and, on occasion, Emily Compagno.
Juan has also contributed to several magazines, including Fortune, The New Republic, The Atlantic, TIME, and GQ. He has also appeared on television shows such as PBS’s Washington Week, The Oprah Winfrey Show, and ABC’s Nightline.
Juan is the author of several books, including “Eyes on the Prize: America’s Civil Rights Years 1954-1965,” “Thurgood Marshall: American Revolutionary,” and “Enough.” He has also won an Emmy for his documentary work, as well as awards for investigative journalism and opinion columns.
Juan married Susan Delise in July 1978 in his personal life. They have a daughter named Rae and two sons named Antonio and Raphael. He also has twin granddaughters, Pepper and Wesley.
Juan Williams Net Worth
Juan Williams’ personal fortune is estimated to be $5 million as of 2021. He made the majority of his money while working for Fox News. His current salary is not disclosed.