Juan Williams is a Panamanian-born American journalist who is working for the Fox News Channel as a political analyst. He first started his earning being a clerk and slowing moving his way up to journalism industry. Till now Juan Williams has written in several newspapers and magazines. Apart from that Juan has worked for radio before.
Juan Williams earned on his own to get into college. After completion of school, Juan took several jobs and later got enrolled in Haverford College. Juan now is the grandfather of twins' baby girl who married wife Susan four decades ago.
Juan Williams was born on 10 April 1954. According to the wiki, he is the native of Colon, Panama, the United States of America. He went to study at the Oakwood Friends School located in Poughkeepsie, New York and graduated in the year 1972.
There, Juan Williams worked as a clerk of the student body and the editor of the student paper. He even worked as a captain of a baseball team, crosses country and championship basketball team. Later after hard works, he got enrolled at the Haverford College. Being in Haverford he completed his graduation in the year 1976 with a Baccalaureate in the philosophy.
To talk about his personal life biography, Williams is married to his wife Susan Delise. They exchanged their marriage vows in July of the year 1978. Since then, they are living a blissful life and there is no any sign of getting a divorce. He also has three children together with his wife.
Among them, one is a daughter named Rae and other two are son s who are named as Antonio and Raphael. In addition to that, Juan is also the proud grandfather of the twin girls named as Pepper and Wesley.
Juan Williams started his work from the Washington Post and later joined the National Public Radio. He then began working for Fox News since 1997. Apart from that, he is also a high contributor to various national magazines.
Juan After first worked for the Washington Post where his work was very much praised. Just a few days after started her job in the paper he wrote a column defending Supreme Court nominee Clarence Thomas against the Sworn Testimony by Anita Hill charging the sexual harassment by Thomas, it was revealed that several of the female employees of Post had filed the sexual harassment charges against Juan.
In the year 2000, Williams joined the National Public Radio as the host of daily afternoon talk show called Talk of the Nation. Juan then began to serve as the senior national correspondent for the NPR. His contract was terminated by the NPR on 20 October of 2010 which was two days after Juan made remarks on “The O’Reilly Factor”. He had stated that the NPR fired him for telling the truth.
Juan Williams joined the Fox News as a contributor in the year 1997. He had made his appearance on the Fox News Sunday with Chris Wallace, Special Report with Bret Baier as well as he also regularly appears as co-host of The Five.
Additionally, he is also the contributor to numbers of the national magazines such as The Atlantic Monthly, Fortune, Time, GQ, Ebony Magazine, and The New Republic. He also frequents the wide range of TV programs such as The Oprah Winfrey Show, Washington Week, and Nightline.
Net worth and salary
Juan Williams has the net worth in million. As we say experience pays off, he has been working in the journalistic field since a long time which provides him huge salary.
Juan Williams has now reached in his 60's. In addition to that, Williams is active in Haverford College Board of Managers, in Aspen Institute Communications and Society Program, in Washington Journalism Center as well as he also sits on Board of Directors of New York Civil Rights Coalition. With all of his works in the journalism industry and different other fields, Juan current net worth is $2 million.
Many people raised their voice to fire getting tired of Juan's dogmatism and racist nature. It was when he kept making huge criticism towards the President.
Despite different criticism and claim, Juan Williams is still admired by a huge number of people all over the states. He is the recipient of many awards during his life time.
The first award Juan Williams received was the Front Page Award, Washington-Baltimore Newspaper Guild in the year 1979. The same year he was honored with the award Education Writers of America. Later in 1982 and 1982, he won Columnist of the year and Emmy Award respectively.
Some of the other awards Juan Williams has been rewarded with are Best National Book by Times and Political Commentary Award by American Association of University Women.