Jay Williams Net Worth, Girlfriend, height

Date: 30 Jun, 2019

Jay Williams Net Worth, Girlfriend, height

Jay Williams is a former American professional basketball player considered one of the most prolific college basketball players in history.

However, his playing career came to a halt with a tragic motorcycle accident in 2003. He last signed a contract with the Austin Toros of the NBA Development League, but the lingering physical effects from his accident led him to bid farewell on 30 December 2006.

After retirement, Jay started working as a commentator for ESPN in 2003. Eventually, in 2008, he became the networks full-time game and studio analyst.

Jay Williams’ Net Worth & Salary

Before his ESPN journey, Jay already made a quite remarkable presence in media platforms like CBS College Sports Network and Fox Sports Radio 99.9

His sports career drastically spun off when the Chicago Bulls selected him with the second overall pick in the 2002 NBA draft. It was the same year he played for the US national team in the FIBA World Championship. 

Although his playing career was brief, his fans and followers still shower him with immense love and support. 

Today, the college basketball analyst is also an accomplished entrepreneur and spokesperson. He is the CEO, and national director of special events for Rising Stars Youth Foundation placed in Long Island, N.J. 

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The active member of the NBA Retired Players Association is also the President and Chairman of his own company, Jay LLC. 

All in all, the prominent sports star never allowed the injuries to derail upon his career as a whole. 

He reportedly owns a net worth of $4 million as per The ESPN pays off its analyst with an average base salary of an estimated $55K. However, Jay being a sports celebrity must make amazing chunks out of it. 

Married To Girlfriend / Wife, Engaged Details

Jay popped the question to his girlfriend, Nikki Bonacorsi, on the New Year’s Eve in 2017. He went down on his knee and proposed to Nikki with the Stephanie Gottlieb-designed ring.

Teary-eyed and completely surprised, Nikki gave him a big ‘Yes!’ Then, the engaged pair celebrated the rest of the party at the club with 50 of their closest friends and family. 

Eventually, Jay married his sweetheart on 3 May 2018 in a beautiful wedding ceremony, exclusively covered by People magazine. They were already expecting a baby during their wedding!

Jay Williams embraces his lovely wife, Nikki Bonacorsi, on 3 May 2018 (Photo: Nikki Bonacorsi's Instagram)

Just two days later, the newly married couple discovered that they were expecting a daughter at a reveal party held at Brooklyn Botanical Gardens. 

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Soon, on 10 October 2018, they welcomed their first baby, Amelia Brooklyn-Rose Williams.

Jay Williams and his wife, Nikki Williams posing with their baby girl, Amelia Brooklyn-Rose Williams on 11 February 2019 (Photo: Nikki Williams's Instagram)

Today, the husband-wife duo live their happily-ever-after. Parenting their little bundle of joy in between their hectic schedules have been their newfound love.

Nikki, his then-fiance is a seasoned SaaS sales and marketing professional based in New York City. 

Age, Height & Weight

With a height of 6 feet 2 inches (1.88 meters) and a weight of 195-pounds (88 kgs) weight, the point guard excelled in basketball right from his high school days.

Jay was named ACC Rookie of the Year and National Freshman of the Year by The Sporting News.

Despite his active participation in the sports, Jay, age 37, never ignored his grades and academics.

Maintaining a GPA of 3.6, he graduated from Duke University with a bachelor’s degree in Sociology and Business and became the first athlete at the university to earn a degree in just three years.