Montel Williams

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Biography

  • Birth Name: Montel Brian Hank Williams
  • Birth Place: Baltimore, MD
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 07/03/1956, Cancer
  • Profession: Talk-show host; producer; actor; author
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Montel Williams Fast Facts:
  • Enlisted in the Marines in 1974 and later joined the Navy; served in the military for 15 years.
  • Started giving motivational speeches around the U.S. in 1988.
  • Received Daytime Emmy nominations in 1996 and 2001, and two in 2002. He won the award for Outstanding Talk Show Host in 1996.
  • Was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis in 1999 and has since established the Montel Williams Foundation, which raises awareness for the disease and provides money for research.
  • Has written a number of best-selling books, including 1996's Mountain, Get Out of My Way: Life Lessons and Learned Truths.
  • Supports the legalization of medical marijuana.
  • In 2006, he became the national spokesperson for the Partnership for Prescription Assistance, which works to extend prescription-drug help to all Americans.
  • Montel Williams Relationships:
  • Herman Williams - Father
  • Marjorie Williams - Mother
  • Grace Morley - Ex-wife
  • Herman Williams - Brother
  • Ashley Williams - Daughter
  • Marjorie Hines - Sister
  • Wyntergrace Williams - Daughter
  • Clolita Williams - Sister
  • Tara Fowler - Wife
  • Montel Brian Hank Williams II - Son
  • Maressa Williams - Daughter
  • Rochele See - Ex-wife
  • College:
  • United States Naval Academy, Annapolis, MD (BS in Engineering, 1980)

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