Tyler James Williams Bio
Tyler James Williams, born on 9 October 1992 in Westchester County, New York, is an American actor, hip hop recording artist, martial artist, musician, music video director, film director and graphic designer. He is best known for playing the title character on the sitcom Everybody Hates Chris (2005 – 2009), and songwriter Cyrus DeBarge in the Disney Channel movie Let It Shine (2012).
He began his acting career at age four, and made his television debut playing himself in Sesame Street (2000 – 2005). For the movie Let It Shine (2010), Tyler Williams also featured on nine songs on the film’s soundtrack, showcasing his rapping skills.
Tyler James Williams Personal Details
- Born Name: Tyler James Williams
- Age (in 2017): 25
- Date of Birth: October 9, 1992
- Birthplace: Westchester County, New York, United States
- Zodiac Sign: Libra
- Occupation: Actor
- Net worth: 5 Million
- Official Website: –
- Official Twitter: @TylerJamesWill
Tyler James Williams Family Tree
- Wife name: Not married
- No children
- Father name: Le’Roy Williams
- Mother name: Angela Williams
- Brother: Tyrel Jackson Williams
- Brother: Tylen Jacob Williams
Tyler James Williams Relationship History
Below is the relationship and dating history for Tyler James Williams with his past and current girlfriend details.
Tyler James Williams dated:
- Keke Palmer (February 2007-September 2008) – Keke Palmer dated American actress Keke Palmer.
Tyler James Williams Body Measurements, Weight Loss, Diet and Exercise Routine
Tyler James Williams Body Measurements
- Height in Feet: 5′ 8″
- Height in Centimeters: 173 cm
- Weight in Pounds: 161 pounds
- Weight in Kilogram: 73 kg
Tyler James Williams Fun Facts
Tyler James Williams Career Highlights & Awards
- 2007 – NAACP Image Award: Outstanding Actor in a Comedy Series (Everybody Hates Chris)
- 2015 – Black Reel Awards: Best Breakthrough Performance (Dear White People)
Tyler James Williams Quotes
“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.”
“What I love most about acting is being able to play different types of personalities without being considered crazy.”
“I have a saying: ‘I’m good for three things: making fried bologna sandwiches, making money and picking out good movies.’”
Tyler James Williams Favorite Things
- Season: Summer
- Drink: Jack and Coke
- TV show: America Ninja Warrior
- Food: Chicken wings
- Comedy movie: Step Brothers
Tyler James Williams Interesting Facts
- Chris Rock originally did not want Tyler Williams to portray him in Everybody Hates Chris, because he thought Tyler was too good looking.
- His mother is a singer/songwriter, and his father is a police sergeant.
- He had a guest appearance on Lab Rats, where he portrayed his brother’s character’s future self.
- He is a dog person, and has a dog named Judah.