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Relationship Facts of Cress Williams

Cress Williams is married to Kristen Torrianni {Compare Couple}.
Cress Williams married on June 15, 2013.
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He is father of Four (Amika).
Cress Williams is not having an affair with anyone presently.
His sexual orientation is straight.


When did Cress Williams first meet his wife?

Cress Williams is a married man. He is married to Kristen Torrianni. His wife is an actress, known for Hart of Dixie, Film Geek, and Darling Nikki. They met in the set of Hart of Dixie.

They exchanged wedding vows on 15 June 2013. The pair have two children together.

Failed Marriage

Previously, he was married to actress Simbi Kali. The couple exchanged wedding vows on 14 October 2000.

From their relationship, they have two children, one son, and one daughter, Amika Khali Williams.

Who is Cress Williams?

Cress Williams is an American actor. He is best known for his works in ‘Prison Break’, ‘Close to Home’, ‘Hart of Dixie, ‘Black Lightning’, ‘Living Single’, etc.

Cress Williams: Age, Parents, Siblings, Family, Childhood, Ethnicity

Cress Williams was born in Heidelberg, Baden-Württemberg, Germany, on July 26, 1970. As of 2022, his age is 50. Although the identities of his parents remain unknown, he was born to American parents.

Soon after his birth, the family moved to Chicago. He spent the rest of his adolescent years in Orange County.

Williams was interested in acting from an early age. However, it was in high school that he started taking acting seriously.

One of his English teachers introduced him to Shakespeare after which she started pursuing a career in acting. His ethnicity is African-American.

Education: School/College, University

Talking about his education, he attended Fullerton Community College in Fullerton, California, United States. He graduated with a major in drama from the University of California, Los Angeles, California, United States.

Cress Williams: Movies, TV Shows

Cress Williams made his on-screen debut in 1999 with the portrayal of Terrence ‘Scooter’ Williams in the sitcom ‘Living Single’ in 1993.

He portrayed the character from 1993-1998. Following that, he appeared in the teen drama series, ‘Beverly Hills, 90210’ as ‘D’Shawn Hardell’.

His film debut came in 1995 with ‘The Doom Generation.’ In the mid-90s, he appeared in many series and movies including ‘Star Trek: Deep Space Nine’, ‘If Not for You’, ‘2 Days in the Valley, and ‘Fallen.’

In 1998, he got his breakthrough in the American medical drama, ‘ER’ portraying ‘Officer Reggie Moore, a recurring role. After several guest roles, in 2000, he landed the role of Antwon Babcock in 22 episodes of the TV series, ‘Nash Bridges.’

In 2004, he portrayed ‘Phil’ in the film ‘Little Black Book’ which was a huge flop critically and commercially.

Two years later, he portrayed ‘Detective Ed Williams in the crime drama ‘Close to Home’ for which he received critical acclaim for his portrayal.

In 2008, he earned one of his most memorable roles. He landed the role of ‘Wyatt Matthewson in the fourth season of the critically acclaimed crime drama, ‘Prison Break.’

In 2010, he portrayed ‘Ornette Howard, a recurring character in the drama, ‘Friday Night Lights.’ The following year, he landed the key role of ‘Lavon Hayes’ in the comedy-drama series, ‘Hart of Dixie.’

The series was a huge success and ran for four seasons with Williams appearing in all 76 episodes.

Since 2018, he has been a part of DC Comics. He appeared as the titular character, Jefferson Pierce / Black Lightning on the superhero TV series, ‘Black Lightning and John Henry Irons in the animated film The Death of Superman.

He also appeared in its 2019 sequel, Reign of the Supermen.

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Caption: Cress Williams Posing for a Photo (Source: IMDb )

How much is Cress Williams worth?

Cress Williams has an estimated net worth of around $1 million US. He has not revealed his salary.

On average, an American actor earns around $175k per year but Cress is surely earning more than an average actor.

Body Measurements: Height, Weight

Cress is a tall man with a height of around 6 feet 5 inches. He weighs around 87 kg.

His hair color is black and his eyes are dark brown.

Rumors and Controversies

Williams has not been involved in any controversies. He has been able to keep himself away from any type of controversy and scandal.

So far, he has not done anything controversial in his career. Similarly, there are no rumors about him.

Social Media: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter

The actor is active on social media sites.

He has around 5.8k followers on Facebook and around 27k followers on Twitter. Similarly, his Instagram account has around 156k followers.

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