American former professional basketball player Jay Williams is considered one of the most luxuriant college basketball players in history. But his career and dream came to an end with a tragic motorcycle accident in 2003 when he was off to carve his name in history with a promising start in the NBA with his team Chicago Bulls.
Although his dream of becoming the country's household name crashed, he never gave up and gave his life a second chance. And today, he has become an inspiring public persona and works full time as an ESPN network’s full-time game and studio analyst.
Besides, he is also the New York Times best selling author. He has co-authored a book titled Life is not an Accident, which he launched in January 2016.
Bio / Age
Jay Williams was born as Jason Willians on 10 September 1981 in Plainfield, New Jersey. He stands tall at a towering height of 6 feet 2 inches (1.88 meters). His birth sign is Virgo.
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Jay attended St. Joseph High School, where he played basketball and chess. Later in 2012, he graduated from Duke University with a bachelor’s degree in Sociology and business.
Married To Wife, Daughter
Jay is a married man. He tied the wedding knot with his fiancee Nikki Bonacorsi on 3 May 2018. People Magazine exclusively covered Their special day. Interestingly, while Jay and Nikki were sharing their wedding vows, they were already expecting their first baby.
After two days later, the newlywed couple discovered that they would be welcoming their daughter at a reveal party that was held at Brooklyn Botanical Garden.
Although the due date was scheduled to be on the 5th of October, Jay and his wife welcomed their daughter Amelia Brooklyn Williams on 10 October 2018.
Jay Williams with his wife and daughter on 9 July 2019 (Photo: Nikki Williams's Instagram)
Before becoming a dad and a husband, he asked his girlfriend to marry him on New Year’s Eve in 2017. For their special engagement, he had designed Stephanie Gottlieb's ring for Nikki.
Who Is Jay Williams Wife?
Nikki Williams is also a former athlete. She now owns her own channel marketing website through which she is trying to document her knowledge about technology to the people.
Who Did Jay Williams Date In the Past?
Before marrying Nikkia, Jay dated Charissa Thompson, an American television host, and a sportscaster who now works for the Fox Sports 1 channel.
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The duo had met when Charissa was working at ESPN, and they soon began dating. But before Jay and Charissa could move any further with their relationship, the pair parted ways in 2014.
According to Celebrity Net Worth, Jay Williams has accumulated a net worth of $4 Million.