Juan Williams Biography
Juan Williams is a Panamanian-born American journalist currently working for Fox News Channel (FNC) as a political analyst. Additionally, he writes for numerous newspapers, including The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times as well as The Washington Post. Furthermore, Juan has been published in various magazines like Time and The Atlantic.
Juan Williams Age/Birthday|nationality
Panamanian native, Juan is 69 years old, born on April 10, 1954, in Colón, Panama in the United States of America. He celebrates his birthday every 10th April of the year. Furthermore, Williams holds a Panamanian-American nationality by birth.
Juan Williams Height | Measurements
Williams stands at a height of 1.9 m (6 feet 2 inches) tall and weighs 65 kgs. READ ALSO: David Webb
Juan Williams Family | Parents, Siblings
Williams was born Juan Antonio Williams in Colón, Panama to his parents Alma Géraldine (mother) and Rogelio L. Williams (father). Moreover, his mother originated from Panama while his father is from West Indies.
Furthermore, he was brought up in a Spanish-speaking family. Nonetheless, Juan revealed ( during the 2018 op-ed) that he was a legal emigrant who left Panama for the United States of America with his mother and two siblings at the age of four years aboard a banana boat.
Furthermore, Williams and his family first stayed in Pleasantville, New Jersey. Shortly before permanently settling in Brooklyn, New York.
Juan Williams Education
Williams studied at Oakwood Friends School, a Quaker school in Poughkeepsie, New York through a scholarship. During that time, he served the student body as a clerk, baseball captain, cross-country and championship basketball teams captain as well as an editor of the student newspaper.
Nevertheless, he completed his studies at Oakwood and graduated in 1972. Subsequently, Juan went to Haverford College, graduating in 1976 with a bachelor’s degree in philosophy.
Juan Williams Wife/Spouse | Children
Williams married his beautiful wife Susan Delise in 1978 July. Juan and Susan are blessed with three amazing children; two sons, Raphael (“Raffi”) and Antonio (“Tony”), and a daughter named Rae.
Furthermore, Williams is additionally a proud grandfather of twin girls namely Wesley and Pepper. Furthermore, from 1996 to 1997, his son Antonio served as an intern and Senate page for GOP Senator Strom Thurmond.
Moreover, he was a legislative correspondent and a speechwriter for Republican Senator Norm Coleman starting 2004 to 2006. Nevertheless, Tony unsuccessfully ran for a seat on the Council of the District of Columbia in 2006 and lost to Tommy Wells.
Ruffi, Juan’s younger son, played lacrosse and pursued anthropology at Haverford College in Pennsylvania, his father’s alma mater. Moreover, he has served as a communications director for Michigan Republican Dan Benishek’s successful 2012 congressional campaign and also worked for the House Rules Committee.
Furthermore, Raphael worked for the Republican National Committee as the deputy press secretary. Nonetheless, Raffi worked for Ben Carson, former Secretary of Housing and Urban Development as press secretary.
Juan Williams Daughter
Williams’s only daughter Regan also known as Rae is the mother of his twin grandchildren named Wesley Herald and Pepper Herald (born 2009). Rae is married to her husband Patrick Herald.
Juan Williams Fox News
Williams began working for Fox News Channel as a Contributor in 1997. Moreover, he was a regular co-host of “The Five”, before publicly declaring on May 5, 2021, that he would exit the New York office for the D.C. office to also spend time with his family in D.C.
Furthermore, he has appeared on other programs on the network like, “FOX News Sunday with Chris Wallace” and “Special Report with Bret Baier”. Additionally, Juan also showed up on “The O’Reilly Factor” and regularly filled in as a guest host in the absence of O’Reilly.
Furthermore, it was after NPR made it public that they were terminating Juan’s contract with their network in 2010 October that Fox News offered him a new pay rise o $2 million on a three-year contract. Moreover, Fox News added him to a role that included being a frequent guest host on “The O’Reilly Factor” every Friday night.
In the event of his dismissal from NPR, Williams discussed his thoughts on “The O’Reilly Factor” about how his role at Fox resulted in the decision of NPR to terminate him. Moreover, through the discussion he revealed that he wasn’t fitting in their box, adding that he is not a predictable black liberal.
Nevertheless, he called out O’Reilly saying he was very right saying that he knew what that brings down to. Pulling the cat out, Juan said NPR was simply looking for a reason to terminate him being that he was appearing on Fox News.
Juan Williams Political Party
Williams is a registered member of the Democratic Party. However, when he was asked by Stuart Varney on December 9, 2016, on Fox Business Network if he could consider being in the Republican Party, Williams simply said yes as his two sons also belong to the Republican Party.
Juan Williams The Five | Leaves The Five | What happened to Juan Williams? | Why is Juan Williams not on The Five?
Williams was The Five’s regular co-host, until he publicly announced his exit on May 5, 2021, that he would exit the N.Y. office for the D.C. office for work and to spend more time with his family in D.C.
Juan Williams Quits for Fox News | Why did Juan Williams leave The Five?
Williams currently works from D.C. Furthermore, it was after NPR made it public that they were terminating Juan’s contract with their network in 2010 October that Fox News offered him a new pay rise of $2 million on a three-year contract.
Moreover, Fox News added him to a role that included being a frequent guest host on “The O’Reilly Factor” every Friday night.
Juan Williams Salary
Williams was offered a salary raise of $2 Million on a three-year contract by Fox News at the time he departed from NPR.
Net Worth of Juan Williams
He has accumulated a significant amount of wealth from the beginning of his career. Juan’s estimated net worth is about $9 Million.
Where does Juan Williams live?
Juan currently leave in D.C. with his family after departing from Fox News in New York to work and spend time with his family too.
Who will replace Juan Williams?
No permanent replacement has been named by Fox News in replacement of Juan. However, several liberal commentators have appeared on The Five since he left.
Is Juan Williams’s wife white?
Williams’s wife Susan Delise is Caucasian, therefore, she belongs to the white ethnicity.