The terrific television personality Montel Williams is best known for hosting the long-running daytime talk show The Montel Williams Show. He is also noted for his service in both the U.S. Marine Corps and the U.S. Navy.
After he was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis, he founded the nonprofit MS Foundation and ever since he had been actively involved.
Montel Williams Show & Net Worth
Montel began his career, with his show named The Montel Williams Show in 1991. The show was syndicated by the huge network called CBS Paramount Television. The success of this show can be justified by the host getting a Daytime Emmy Award.
He won the mighty Daytime Emmy Award in the category of Outstanding Talk Show Host for this one. During the year 1996 and 1997, this show had a huge rating of 4.4. Not only an e-time winner, but his show was also nominated for the same award twice again.
Apart, from the show, he has also produced and narrated the Starline Films documentary film 4CHOSEN: The Documentary. Besides, he has also worked in various fields such as hosting a daily radio show, Montel Across America, on America Media, and many more.
Through his career, he has garnered a net worth of $10 million.
Married - Wife, Divorce & Kids
Montel has been divorced twice in his life and those both moments were very tough on him. He married his first wife Rochele See in the year 1982. Everything went well at the beginning, but after some years it all went very wrong.
The same thing happened with his second marriage, and it was a burlesque dancer called Grace Morley. It lasted a long eight years, and the couple separated after a divorce in the year 2000.
He has kids from his three marriages, and the last one was with Tara Fowler. He married Tara Fowler back in the year 2007, and the couple is going pretty decent till now.
Montel Williams celebrates Christmas with his family on 26 December 2018 (Photo: Montel Williams' Instagram)
The names of his children (kids) are Maressa Williams, Montel Williams Jr, Wyntergrace Williams and Ashley Williams.
His married life with a woman gives a brief explanation of his sexuality which means he is not gay.
Her Illness & Almost Death Experience
When we thought only personal life would have troubled him, we came across another fact about him, and this has been his illness. He has been suffering from a condition called Multiple Sclerosis. It is a neurological disease, and according to doctors, it is a life-threatening one.
After the recovery of sclerosis, he almost faced the death experience. While he was working at a gym, he suffered a cerebellar hemorrhagic stroke. He was immediately taken to NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital.
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During his 21 days in the hospital, his wife Tara stayed by his side and remained in the hospital for 18 hours a day. After his recovery, he gave all the credit to his wife who never left his side.
Montel Short Bio
Montel was born on 3 July 1956 in Baltimore, Maryland. His father, Herman Williams Jr., was a firefighter and bought up Montel alongside his five siblings.
While talking about his education, he attended Andover High School and was elected president of his class.