Billy Dee Williams net worth: Billy Dee Williams is an actor, singer and TV pitchman who has a net worth of $7.5 million. To go along with his net worth, Billy Dee Williams has the honorable distinction of appearing in a variety of extremely popular movies like The Empire Strikes Back and Batman. Williams' show business career began as a stage actor, making his debut in the 1945 production of The Firebrand of Florence. He's returned to the stage sporadically over the years in plays like I Have a Dream and Fences. His breakout role, however, was on TV, when he played Chicago Bear Gayle Sayers in the popular TV movie Brian's Song, in 1971. From there, Williams continued to work in movies, including in his most famous role as Lando Calrissian in the second Star Wars movie, The Empire Strikes Back. One of the other biggest movies on his resume, Batman, was supposed to have been part of a much larger role for Williams. In it, he appears as Gotham City district attorney Harvey Dent, a character who goes on to eventually become the super criminal Two-Face. However, it wasn't to be, and Tommy Lee Jones was cast in the part instead in the sequel Batman Forever. In addition to his film work, Billy Dee Williams has also found success in the world of TV commercials, famously appearing in advertisements for Colt 45 malt liquor.