Last Updated: June 13, 2023
Richest CelebritiesActors
Net Worth:
$5 Million
Date of Birth:
Nov 30, 1987 (36 years old)
Place of Birth:
New Canaan
5 ft 5 in (1.67 m)
Actor, Comedian, Musician
United States of America
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Allison Williams is an actress who has a net worth of $5 million. Allison Williams had her breakthrough on the HBO television series "Girls," starring as Marnie Michaels from 2012 to 2017. She went on to gain further recognition for starring in the horror films "Get Out," "The Perfection," and "M3GAN," and for playing the recurring role of Kit Snicket in Netflix's adaptation of "A Series of Unfortunate Events." Williams's other credits have included the television special "Peter Pan Live!" and the television miniseries "Fellow Travelers."

Early Life and Education

Allison Williams was born on April 13, 1988 in New Canaan, Connecticut to television producer Jane Stoddard and former "NBC Nightly News" anchor Brian Williams. She has a younger brother named Doug. Williams was educated at New Canaan Country School and Greenwich Academy. She went on to attend Yale University as an English major. There, Williams was a member of the improv comedy troupe Just Add Water. She graduated from Yale in 2010.


Before hitting it big, Williams acted in the YouTube series "College Musical," directed by fellow Yale student Kurt Hugo Schneider. She also garnered substantial attention for a video she posted on YouTube in which she performed a mashup of Nat King Cole's "Nature Boy" to the tune of RJD2's "A Beautiful Mine," the theme song of the television series "Mad Men." It was due to that video that Judd Apatow became convinced to cast Williams in the HBO series "Girls."

Television Career

Williams first appeared on television as a teenager in 2004; she played Deborah in two episodes of the NBC historical series "American Dreams." She returned to the small screen seven years later to portray Kate Middleton in the miniseries "Will & Kate: Before Happily Ever After," which she also served as a writer on. The same year, Williams appeared in an episode of the sitcom "The League." Her breakthrough came in 2012 when she began starring as Marnie Michaels, the best friend of Lena Dunham's character Hannah Horvath, on the HBO series "Girls." The show also starred Jemima Kirke, Zosia Mamet, Adam Driver, and Alex Karpovsky, among others. A success with critics and audiences, "Girls" ran for six seasons through 2017. Elsewhere during the show's run, Williams starred as the titular character in the 2014 NBC special "Peter Pan Live!" She also appeared in three episodes of the romantic comedy series "The Mindy Project."

After the conclusion of "Girls," Williams played the recurring role of Kit Snicket in the second and third seasons of Netflix's "A Series of Unfortunate Events," based on the popular book series by Lemony Snicket. She appeared alongside Neil Patrick Harris, Patrick Warburton, Malina Weissman, and Louis Hynes, among others in the cast. In 2019, Williams played a sanitation worker in an episode of "Sesame Street." She went on to land a supporting role in the historical gay romance miniseries "Fellow Travelers," based on the novel by Thomas Mallon and starring Matt Bomer and Jonathan Bailey.

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Film Career

Williams rose to her greatest level of fame yet in 2017 when she made her feature film debut in Jordan Peele's psychological horror social satire "Get Out." She played Rose Armitage, the well-to-do but deceptive girlfriend of Daniel Kaluuya's terrorized main character Chris Washington. Her character's parents were played by Catherine Keener and Bradley Whitford. The feature film directorial debut of Peele, "Get Out" was a massive critical and commercial success. For her work in the film, Williams shared a SAG Award nomination for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture.

Due to the success of "Get Out," Williams was cast in another psychological horror film, Netflix's "The Perfection," which was released in 2018. After that, she starred opposite Alexander Dreymon in the adventure thriller "Horizon Line," about a couple struggling to survive when the pilot of their small plane flying over the Indian Ocean has a fatal heart attack. Williams subsequently returned to the horror genre with 2023's "M3GAN," playing Gemma, the creator of the titular killer robot. The film was a major commercial hit, spawning a sequel.

Personal Life

Williams married her first husband, entrepreneur Ricky Van Veen, in 2015. He co-founded the online comedy company CollegeHumor and the video sharing website Vimeo. The pair separated in 2019. Later that year, Williams began a relationship with German actor Alexander Dreymon, her costar from the film "Horizon Line." The two had a son in late 2021, and got engaged in late 2022.

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