Billy Dee Williams Net Worth
Billy Dee Williams net worth and salary: Billy Dee Williams is an actor, singer and TV pitchman who has a net worth of $9 million. Billy Dee Williams is probably most famous for appearing in a variety of extremely popular movies, including The Empire Strikes Back, Return of the Jedi and Batman.
Billy Dee 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. A year later he starred opposite Diana Ross in the Billie Holiday biopic Lady Sings the Blues.
It was in 1980 when Billy Dee Williams appeared in what is arguably his most famous role, that of Lando Calrissian in the Star Wars film franchise. His first appearances came in 1980's second Star Wars movie, The Empire Strikes Back. He returned as Lando in 1983's Return of the Jedi and 2019's The Rise of Skywalker.
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.
Real Estate: Billy's longtime home was a large property in Beverly Hills that he bought in 1984 for $553,000. He listed the home for sale in 2011 for $4.5 million. He eventually sold it for $2.8 million.
Billy Dee Williams
|Net Worth:||$9 Million|
|Date of Birth:||Apr 6, 1937 (83 years old)|
|Height:||6 ft (1.83 m)|
|Profession:||Actor, Singer, Artist, Writer, Painter, Voice Actor, Musician, Visual Artist, Music artist|
|Nationality:||United States of America|