Actors

Jesse Williams Net Worth

Jesse Williams Net Worth: $8 Million

Popular actor, model and activist, Jesse Williams, has an estimated net worth of $8 million.  He is best now for his role as Dr. Jackson Avery on the long-running ABC Television series Grey’s Anatomy.  He appeared in the theatre productions of The American Dream and The Sandbox in New York City. Williams had a part in the 2013 hit film, Lee Daniels’ The Butler.  He also had roles in The sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2, Brooklyn’s Finest, and The Cabin in the Woods.

As an attractive young man, Williams worked as a model during his college years, but never intended to pursue it as a career.  He modeled for Kenneth Cole, L.L. Bean, and Tommy Hilfiger.  He was also seen in music videos for R&B artist Rihanna, for her single “Russian Roulette” and also Estelle’s song, “Fall In Love”.

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Williams is the youngest member of the board of directors at The Advancement Project, a liberal American nonprofit organization that focuses on racial justice issues.  He is also the executive producer of Question Bridge: Black Males, which is a multifaceted media project, art exhibition, student and teacher curriculum and website.  It’s main focus is on the black male identity and the diversity within the demographic.  In May 2016, he released a documentary film he directed titled Stay Woke: The Black Lives Matter Movement.