Known for movies
|Net Worth||$4.8 million, $4.8 million|
|Date Of Birth||October 9, 1992|
|Fact||Is the older brother of Tyrel Jackson Williams.|
- 1 Who is Tyler James Williams, the star of the series “Everybody Hates Chris”? Wiki Bio
- 2 Early life and education
- 3 Roles in TV series
- 4 Roles in movies and discography
- 5 Awards and accolades
- 6 Love life and relationships
- 7 Hobbies and other interests
- 8 Appearance and net worth
- 9 General Info
- 10 Family
- 11 Accomplishments
- 12 Social profile links
- 13 Quotes
- 14 Facts
- 15 Pictures
- 16 Movies
- 17 Awards
Who is Tyler James Williams, the star of the series “Everybody Hates Chris”? Wiki Bio
Tyler James Williams was born in Westchester County, New York State USA, on 9 October 1992, so his zodiac sign is Libra and he holds American nationality. He is an actor and a rapper, best known for having starred as Chris Rock in the comedy series “Everybody Hates Chris” from 2005 to 2009. It also starred Terry Crews, Tichina Arnold and Tequan Richmond in the story following an African-American teenager living with his strange family in the ‘80s.
Early life and education
Tyler was raised alongside his two younger brothers – Tyrel Jackson and Tylen Jacob – in Westchester County, by their father Le’Roy Williams who is serving as a police sergeant, and their mother Angela Williams who is a singer. All three boys started acting while attending elementary school, and are today known in the film industry, Tyrel is popular for starring in the Disney series “Lab Rats”, while Tylen is known for portraying James Phillips in the sitcom “Instant Mom”.
Tyler attended a local high school, where he played soccer and basketball, while mostly being focus on working on his acting skills and appearing in school plays.
Upon matriculation, he didn’t enroll at college but decided to focus on his career as an actor.
Roles in TV series
Tyler made his debut TV series appearance in 2000 at the age of eight, in several episodes of the educational children’s series “Sesame Street”. From 2000 to 2002, he portrayed Bobby in the flash-animated series “Little Bill”, and then appeared in three episodes of “Saturday Night Live” in each as a different person. He was invited to guest star as Melvin in “Judge Mooney” in 2004, before portraying Kyle McGovern in “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit” in 2005.
In 2009, Tyler guest starred in single episodes of “The Cleaner” and “True Jackson, VP”, and then made his voice-over debut portraying Jason Rusch in the animated series “Batman: The Brave and the Bold” in 2010. He went on to appear in episodes of several more TV series, such as “Lab Rats”, “Let It Shine”, and “House”, before he was cast as the recurring character Owen in the sitcom “Go On”. He portrayed another recurring character, Noah in the apocalyptic horror series “The Walking Dead” from 2014 to 2016, while appearing in several other series in the meantime, such as “Criminal Minds”, “Ballers”, and “Instant Mom”.
From 2016 to 2017, he played the lead role as Russ ‘Monty’ Montgomery in the police procedural series “Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders”, while some of his latest appearances in series have been in “Dear White People” in 2018, and “Whiskey Cavalier” and “A Black Lady Sketch Show” in 2019.
Roles in movies and discography
He made his debut (uncredited) film appearance in 2005, in the sport drama film “Two for the Money”, which starred Al Pacino and Matthew McConaughey. In 2006, he appeared as a Blue Teammate in the computer-animated fantasy comedy film “The Ant Bully”, and then portrayed Charlie Goldfinch in the comedy movie “Unaccompanied Minors”.
In 2012 he starred in the musical film “Let it Shine”, while the next year saw him star as Simon Peeples in the comedy “Peeples”. Some of his latest appearances in movies have been in “Detroit” in 2017, and “The Wedding Year” in 2019.
In 2012, Tyler sang the “Let it Shine” soundtrack, while his second song “Me, My Brother, And a Mic” came out in 2015.
Awards and accolades
Tyler has been nominated for six National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) Image Awards winning one for Outstanding Actor in a Comedy Series in 2007 for “Everybody Hates Chris”, and one for an Outstanding Independent Motion Picture in 2018 for “Detroit”.
He has been nominated for a Teen Choice Award for the Choice Actor: Comedy and for two Young Artist Awards, while he won a Black Reel Award for the Best Breakthrough Performance in 2015 for “Dear White People”.
Love life and relationships
Tyler has been keeping details of his love life hidden from the media’s curiosity, but has recently uploaded a picture of himself with a mysterious white woman, stating that they are in a relationship. Many people attacked him for dating a white woman, while a man going by the Instagram name De Bullevara has stated how Tyler hates his own women (black women) and that he ‘has been deceived by an angel of light’. Nevertheless, other people have supported Tyler and stated that he can choose to love whoever he wants, and wished them happiness.
It is believed that Tyler was in a long-term relationship with his high school sweetheart, and that the two dated for over three years before splitting. It is rumored that he has dated two actresses alongside whom he starred in TV series, but this hasn’t been confirmed.
Hobbies and other interests
Tyler is interested in exercising and has been taking martial arts lessons since he was a teenager, while he also has several training sessions as the gym each week. He likes to rap, and often does freestyle rapping with his colleagues and friends, while his favorite two rappers are Eminem and Snoop Dogg. Tyler believes that the best songs are written when someone falls in love, and when they fall out of love.
He is also a dancer as he began taking dancing lessons while at elementary school, and has stated that he sometimes cannot function properly without music.
He has his own favorite actors and actresses, some of whom are Chris Rock, Will Smith and Halle Berry, while some of his favorite movies include “Meet Dave”, “Grown Ups”, and “Death at a Funeral”. He also enjoys watching animated TV series, with two of his favorites being “Family Guy” and “BoJack Horseman”.
Appearance and net worth
Tyler is 27 years old. He has short black hair and brown eyes, is 5ft 8ins (1.74m) tall, and weighs around 150lbs (68kgs). As of April 2020, his net worth is estimated at over $5 million.
|Full Name||Tyler James Williams|
|Net Worth||$4.8 million, $4.8 million|
|Date Of Birth||October 9, 1992|
|Height||1.73 m, 1.73 m, 1.73 m|
|Profession||Voice Actor, Rapper, Singer, Singer, Voice Actor, Rapper, Singer, Voice Actor, Rapper|
|Nationality||American, American, American|
|Parents||Le'Roy Williams, Angela Williams, Le'Roy Williams, Angela Williams, Angela Williams, Le'Roy Williams|
|Siblings||Tyrel Jackson Williams, Tylen Jacob Williams, Tyrel Jackson Williams, Tylen Jacob Williams, Tyrel Jackson Williams, Tylen Jacob Williams|
|Awards||NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actor in a Comedy Series, NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actor in a Comedy Series, NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actor in a Comedy Series|
|Nominations||BET YoungStars Award, Grammy Award for Best Rap Song, NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Performance in a Youth/Children's Series or Special, Teen Choice Award for Choice TV Actor: Comedy, BET YoungStars Award, Grammy Award for Best Rap Song, NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Performance in a Youth/C...|
|Movies||Dear White People, We the Peeples, Let It Shine, Unaccompanied Minors, The Ant Bully, Our Show, Dear White People, We the Peeples, Let It Shine, Unaccompanied Minors, The Ant Bully, Our Show, Dear White People, We the Peeples, Let It Shine, Unaccompanied Minors, The Ant Bully, Our Show|
|TV Shows||Go On, The Cleaner, Everybody Hates Chris, Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders, The Walking Dead, Ultimate Spider-Man, Ultimate Spider-Man, Go On, The Cleaner, Everybody Hates Chris, Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders, The Walking Dead, Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders, Ultimate Spider-Man, Go On, The Cleaner,...|
|1||When kids tried to pick on me, I always had one line to shoot them down with: 'I make more money in a week than you'll make in your entire life.' Which probably wasn't true, but they thought it was.|
|2||I don't feel like I should pay somebody to do something that I can do.|
|3||I am an actor, and although I love music, and at times can't live without it, I eat, sleep, breath, sweat, and bleed acting.|
|4||I have a saying: 'I'm good for three things: making fried bologna sandwiches, making money and picking out good movies.'|
|5||I've been dancing forever; since I remember, that's what I've been doing.|
|6||I got started acting by going to auditions that my mom found in the entertainment section of our local news paper. Then, I got a manager and started going out on more auditions.|
|7||What I love most about acting is being able to play different types of personalities without being considered crazy.|
|8||I'm very cheap. My friends hate me.|
|9||I think some of the best songs are written in love and then out of love. That's the best time to put something together.|
|10||What I remember most about working on 'Sesame Street' is having fun in the green room with the other kids while waiting for my time to go on camera to work with the puppets.|
|11||Just because you are on TV, it doesn't mean you're not going to make mistakes.|
|1||Chris Rock originally did not want Tyler to portray him in Everybody Hates Chris because he thought Tyler was too good looking. However, the network insisted it was either Tyler or the show would not be produced.|
|2||Older brother of Tylen Jacob Williams.|
|3||Is the older brother of Tyrel Jackson Williams.|
|4||His father is a sergeant in the NYPD with nearly 20 years on the force.|
|5||Has two brothers|
|Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders||2016-2017||TV Series||Russ Montgomery|
|Instant Mom||2015||TV Series||Jamal|
|Comedy Bang! Bang!||2015||TV Series||Temptation|
|Criminal Minds||2015||TV Series||Russ Montgomery|
|The Walking Dead||2014-2015||TV Series||Noah|
|Caught a Ghost: Get Your Life||2014||Video short|
|Key and Peele||2014||TV Series||Jaleel White|
|Dear White People||2014||Lionel Higgins|
|Go On||2012-2013||TV Series||Owen|
|Lab Rats||2012||TV Series||Future Leo|
|Let It Shine||2012||TV Movie||Cyrus 'Truth' DeBarge|
|House M.D.||2011||TV Series||Landon|
|Our Show||2010||TV Movie|
|Batman: The Brave and the Bold||2010||TV Series||Firestorm Jason Rusch|
|True Jackson, VP||2009||TV Series||Justin|
|The Cleaner||2009||TV Series||Kenji Simon|
|Everybody Hates Chris||2005-2009||TV Series||Chris|
|Unaccompanied Minors||2006||Charlie Goldfinch|
|The Ant Bully||2006||Blue Teammate #1 (voice)|
|Two for the Money||2005||Guest at Party (uncredited)|
|Law & Order: Special Victims Unit||2005||TV Series||Kyle McGovern|
|Judge Mooney||2004||TV Series||Melvin|
|Saturday Night Live||1999-2003||TV Series||Jack Black's Adopted Son / Young Boy / Entari Shakunte|
|Little Bill||2000-2002||TV Series||Bobby|
|Sesame Street||2000||TV Series||Tyler|
|Space Jam 2||performer: "Don't Run Away from Let It Shine" announced|
|Peeples||2013||performer: "Drawers on the Floor", "Drawers on the Floor Club Remix" - as Tyler Williams|
|Let It Shine||2012||TV Movie performer: "Around the Block", "Don't Run Away", "Guardian Angel", "Let It Shine", "Make a Joyful Noise", "Me and You", "Moment of Truth", "Tonight's the Night", "You Belong to Me"|
|Everybody Hates Chris||2005-2006||TV Series performer - 3 episodes|
|Hollywood Today Live||2016||TV Series||Himself|
|Criminal Minds: Season 10 - Criminal Minds International||2015||Video short||Himself|
|The Real||2015||TV Series||Himself|
|Talking Dead||2014-2015||TV Series||Himself / Himself - 'Noah'|
|The 8th Annual CNN Heroes: An All-Star Tribute||2014||TV Movie documentary||Himself - Presenter|
|International Desk||2014||TV Series||Himself|
|The Wendy Williams Show||2012-2014||TV Series||Himself - Guest / Himself - The Walking Dead|
|44th NAACP Image Awards||2013||TV Special documentary||Himself|
|Disney XD's My Life||2012||TV Series||Himself|
|The Mo'Nique Show||2011||TV Series||Himself|
|Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards 2010||2010||TV Special||Himself|
|41st NAACP Image Awards||2010||TV Special||Himself|
|The 40th NAACP Image Awards||2009||TV Special||Himself|
|The 10th Annual Family Entertainment Awards||2008||TV Special||Himself / Host|
|39th NAACP Image Awards||2008||TV Special||Himself|
|An Evening of Stars: Tribute to Smokey Robinson||2008||TV Movie||Himself|
|Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards '07||2007||TV Special||Himself|
|The 9th Annual Family Television Awards||2007||TV Special||Himself|
|38th NAACP Image Awards||2007||TV Special||Himself|
|Christmas Celebration at the Grove||2006||TV Movie||Himself|
|The Megan Mullally Show||2006||TV Series||Himself|
|37th NAACP Image Awards||2006||TV Special||Himself|
|Late Show with David Letterman||2006||TV Series||Himself|
|The Tonight Show with Jay Leno||2005||TV Series||Himself|
|Jimmy Kimmel Live!||2005||TV Series||Himself|
|Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres Show||2005||TV Series||Himself|
|The Oprah Winfrey Show||2005||TV Series||Himself|
|The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson||2005||TV Series||Himself|
|The Walking Dead||2016||TV Series||Noah|
|Under the Boardwalk: The Monopoly Story||2010||Documentary||Chris|
|2015||Black Reel||Black Reel Awards||Outstanding Breakthrough Performance, Male||Dear White People (2014)|
|2014||Spark Award||RiverRun International Film Festival|
|2007||Image Award||Image Awards||Outstanding Actor in a Comedy Series||Everybody Hates Chris (2005)|
|2013||Image Award||Image Awards||Outstanding Performance in a Youth/Children's Program - (Series or Special)||Let It Shine (2012)|
|2010||BET Award||BET Awards||YoungStars Award|
|2010||Image Award||Image Awards||Outstanding Actor in a Comedy Series||Everybody Hates Chris (2005)|
|2009||Image Award||Image Awards||Outstanding Actor in a Comedy Series||Everybody Hates Chris (2005)|
|2008||Image Award||Image Awards||Outstanding Actor in a Comedy Series||Everybody Hates Chris (2005)|
|2008||Young Artist Award||Young Artist Awards||Best Performance in a TV Series - Leading Young Actor||Everybody Hates Chris (2005)|
|2007||Young Artist Award||Young Artist Awards||Best Young Ensemble in a Feature Film||Unaccompanied Minors (2006)|
|2007||Young Artist Award||Young Artist Awards||Best Performance in a TV Series (Comedy or Drama) - Leading Young Actor||Everybody Hates Chris (2005)|
|2006||Image Award||Image Awards||Outstanding Actor in a Comedy Series||Everybody Hates Chris (2005)|
|2006||Teen Choice Award||Teen Choice Awards||TV - Choice Actor: Comedy||Everybody Hates Chris (2005)|
|2006||Young Artist Award||Young Artist Awards||Best Performance in a TV Series (Comedy or Drama) - Leading Young Actor||Everybody Hates Chris (2005)|
Source: IMDb, Wikipedia