Brooklyn-based Michael K. Williams is an actor famous as Omar Little on the HBO drama series The Wire and Albert “Chalky” White on the HBO’s Boardwalk Empire. Besides, he has appeared in several films and television series, including The Road, Inherent Vice, The Night Of, When We Rise, and When They See Us.

What Is Michael K. Williams Age?

Michael Kenneth Williams was born on November 22, 1966, in Flatbush, Brooklyn, New York City, New York. Talking about his nationality, he is an American, while he belongs to the Afro-American ethnicity.

Williams graduated from George Westinghouse Career and Technical Education High School. He later enrolled at the National Black Theatre in New York City.

Currently, he is 54 years old and his height is 5 feet and 10-inch (178 cm) tall.

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What Is Michael K. Williams’ Net Worth?

HBO drama series The Wire star is worth $5 million in 2021 as of Celebrity Net Worth. He earns a decent sum with his side business like photoshoots, commercials, music videos, and endorsement deals.

He started his career in the 1990s and has appeared on several television and film projects. Some of the notable ones include Bullet, Trapped in the Closet Chapters, The Incredible Hulk, Life During Wartime, 2 Years a Slave, The Purge: Anarchy, The Gambler, and Ghostbusters.

Besides, the 54-year-old has guest-appeared in television shows such as Law & Order, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, CSI: NY, The Guest Book, and Vice. Moreover, Williams gained significant recognition for playing as Omar Little on HBO’s The Wire from 2002 to 2008.

HBO series The Wire' actor Michael K. Williams
HBO series The Wire’ actor Michael K. Williams

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The millionaire club actor has earned three Emmy nominations for Outstanding Supporting Actor for his roles in Netflix’s When They See Us, HBO’s The Night Of, and HBO TV film Bessie.

Michael K. Williams currently works include Lovecraft Country, Body Brokers, and F Is for Family. As of now, he has completed shooting for his upcoming television series Vital Signs. Moreover, in the coming, he would also appear in the post-production film Surrounded.

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Personal Life: Parents, Wife & Children

Williams is the only child of his parents. His mother is a Bahamian from Nassau and the father, Booker T. Williams is an American from Greeleyville, South Carolina. He grew up in the Vanderveer Projects in East Flatbush, Brooklyn.

Boardwalk Empire actor prefers keeping his love life under wraps. So, his marital status is not known. Nonetheless, as per some online sources, Michael K. Williams is in a relationship with actress Tasha Smith.

Michael K. Williams and his girlfriend Tasha Smith
Michael K. Williams and his girlfriend Tasha Smith

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Tasha separated from her then-husband and manager, Keith Douglas, in 2015. As per his Wikipedia bio, Michael Williams has three children.

He is active on social media. He is available on platforms: Instagram with 534k followers and Twitter with 150.8k followers.