Montel Williams net worth: Montel Williams is an American television show host, a radio talk show host and actor who has a net worth of $10 million. Montel Williams gained mainstream success by hosting The Montel Williams Show. Williams was born in Baltimore, Maryland on July 3, 1956. After graduating high school, he enlisted in the Marine Corps from 1974-1976. He then went on to the Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland. Williams has also been a Corporal in the Marines and graduated with a degree in General Engineering with a minor in International Affairs. Montel Williams would eventually go on to actively serve in the Navy for 22 years before retiring as a Lieutenant Commander in the US Navy Reserve. The Montel Williams Show ran for 17 years, airing 4325 episodes. In 2009, Montel announced that he had been diagnosed with multiple sclerosis.