Juan Antonio Williams is a name known to everybody who has tuned into the Fox News Channel or has read the leading newspapers of the USA. He is a Panamanian-American journalist who is known for his diligent work primarily in the field of Politics. He writes in newspapers such as The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, and many others.
Juan Williams Bio: Age, Early Life, Education Details
Juan was born on April 10, 1954, so he is currently 66 years old, but he will always be young. Colon, Panama was his place of birth. Still, the family emigrated to the USA and started living in Brooklyn when Juan was four years old. Juan went to Oakwood Friends School in Poughkeepsie, and he was involved in several extra-curricular activities which included journalism and sports. Juan also went to Haverford College, graduating with a Bachelors’ in Philosophy in 1976.
Juan Williams Career Details
Juan has been one of the most dedicated journalists present in America, and he has dedicated his life towards being present on all the platforms. He has been associated with The Washington Post for more than 23 years. But, there was a problem during a case associated with Clarence Thomas as Juan wrote a column in his defence. It was also brought to light that several women in the office have complained against Juan. He had to write an apology note in the paper in 1991.
Juan joined the National Public Radio in 2000 where he used to host Talk of the Nation in the afternoons. He has already been contributing to Fox News since 1997. Juan even served as the senior national correspondent for NPR. Some issues came up when Juan commented on The O’Reilly Factor, and NPR went ahead and terminated the contract in 2010. He also passed some sly comment about Muslims which made most people unhappy. Though Juan apologised, he was critical of the stand taken by NPR.
Special Report with Bret Baier and FOX News Sunday with Chris Wallace are two of the most familiar shows of Juan that comes on the Fox News Channel. He is also often seen co-hosting The Five. Fox gave him a $2 million raise as well as a three-year contract after The O’Reilly Factor conflict.
Because of Juan’s excellent work in the field of the television documentary, he received an Emmy award. Notable documentaries include Politics: The New Black Power, Civil Rights and The Press, Dying for Healthcare and Riot to Recovery.
Juan wrote the book Eyes on the Prize: America’s Civil Rights Years, 1954–65, in 1988 along with the production team of Blackslide, which was turned into a PBS docu-series. He has also collaborated with magazines such as Fortune, The Atlantic Monthly, The New Republic, Ebony magazine, GQ and TIME. You may have even seen him in The Ophrah Winfrey Show.
Both the Haverford College and the State University of New York awarded Juan with honorary doctorates because of his commendable work. He has also received the Columnist of the Year award given out by Washingtonian in 1982.
Juan Williams Net Worth
The net worth of Juan is around $5 million, which he has earned from working with so many reputed media houses throughout the years. He is known for his dedication even after getting into a few controversies throughout his lifetime.
Juan Williams Wife
These days we are baffled by hearing the stories where people have lived together for a long time. Juan has one such story to say as he completed 42 years of his marriage with his wife, Susan Delise. They dot married in July 1978, and they believe in giving their best when it comes to making a relationship work. They have spent some fantastic time with each other and had three beautiful children. Nothing much is known about Susan’s career.
Juan Williams Parents
Alma Géraldine and Rogelio L. Williams are the parents of Juan Williams, and they belonged from Colon, Panama. Juan has written in an opinion piece that they legally arrived in America by riding a banana boat, before settling in Brooklyn, New York.
Juan Williams Kids
Juan and Susan have a daughter Rae Williams, as well as two sons, namely Raffi Williams and Antonio Williams. All of their children are well settled, and they are glorious in their fields. Juan does provide updates about his family from time to time. Twitter is the choice of social media for Juan, and he does take an interest in political advocacy. Pepper and Wesley are two of the grandkids of Juan.
Juan Williams Body Measurements
Not much is known about the body measurements of Juan, but he is a good looking black man currently in his late 60s.
Juan Williams Cars And House
We do not have any particular information about Juan’s cars or houses. Still, he currently resides somewhere in New York.