J. D. Williams Net Worth is
J. D. Williams Biography
Darnell “J.D.” Williams, born on the 22nd of May 1978, is an American actor who became famous for his roles in various television series, including “Oz” and “The Wire”.
So how much is Williams’ net worth? As of mid-2017, based on authoritative sources it is reported to be $1 million, acquired from his years as an actor both in film and television, which began in the mid-1990s.
J. D. Williams Net Worth $1 Million
Born in Newark, New Jersey, Williams attended Newark Arts High School and started his career at a very early age. He began his acting career through cameos in various R&B and hip-hop music videos. – some of the music videos he appeared in included Mariah Carey’s “Through the Rain”, Tupac’s “Ghetto Ghospel”, Aaliyah’s “Miss You”, and Mario’s “How Could You”. His early years as an actor helped this venture, and his overall career and net worth.
During the late ‘90s, Williams made his first appearance on television in “New York Undercover”. He then landed a role in the television series “Oz” playing the role of Kenny Wangler, whic became one of his most known roles to date, as he stayed with the show from 1997 until 2000. While being in “Oz”, he also made appearances in other shows, including “Law & Order”, “Trinity”, “The Sopranos”, “Homicide: Life on the Street”, and “Third Watch”. His early years in television helped set up his career and tremendously increased his wealth.
Williams also dove into the world of movies during the late ‘90s, appearing in the movie “The 24 Hour Woman”, “Pootie Tang”, “Popcorn Shrimp”, and “Snipes”. His involvement in films also helped in his income.
In 2002, Williams starred in the HBO series “The Wire”, playing the character of Preston ‘Bodie’ Broadus – his role as the small-scale drug dealer became one of his most memorable and iconic roles to date. He stayed with the series until 2006.
Other television series that he has appeared in have included “The Kill Point”, “Detroit 1-8-7”, “The Good Wife”, and “Blue Bloods”. Williams also continued to appear in movies on the big screen including “Code Blue”, “Happy New Year”, “Two Guns”, “The Warriors” and “Shanghai Hotel”, among others, all adding steadily to is net worth.
Today, Williams is still active in acting. Some of his more recent movies include “The Choir” and “Guns and Grams”. He is also set to star in the film “Served Film”. In terms of his television projects, some of his most recent appearances included “Deadbeat”, “Law & Order: Specials Victim Unit” and “The Night Of”. He also currently stars in the series “Saints and Sinners”.
In terms of his personal life, Williams is single; there are not even any rumours of romantic relationships.
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|Net Worth||$1 Million|
|Date Of Birth||May 22, 1978|
|Place Of Birth||Newark, New Jersey|
|Height||5' 8" (1.73 m)|
|Education||Newark Arts High School|
|Movies||“Served Film” (2017), “The 24 Hour Woman” (1999), “The Kill Point” (2007), “Pootie Tang” (2001), “Popcorn Shrimp” (2001), “Snipes” (2001), “An American in Hollywood” (2014)|
|TV Shows||“Saints & Sinners” (2016-present), “Law & Order” (1998), “Trinity” (1999), “The Sopranos” (1999), “Homicide: Life on the Street” (1999), “Third Watch” (1999), “The Good Wife” (2010-2015), “The Wire” (2002-2006), “Oz” (1997-2000)|
|1||Attended Newark Arts High School in Newark, New Jersey.|
|2||Has appeared in multiple advertisements, including some for Pizza Hut, Doritos, and Fedex.|
|3||To prepare for his role in "The Wire", Williams walked around Baltimore's inner city at night.|
|4||Goes by "J.D." to avoid confusion with Darnell Williams.|
|1||Often plays violent, troubled drug dealers or street level characters|
|1||[on the fourth season of "The Wire"] Now we have young kids, fresh starts, you know, infinite possibilities. And, you know, now we have to look at the decisions and the choices that they make.|
|2||[on his character Bodie Broadus in "The Wire"] Bodie is Baltimore, Baltimore is Bodie. He loves his environment, and I know that he believes his environment loves him. And that's why he is the way he is.|
|Saints & Sinners||2016-2017||TV Series||Jabari Morris / Jabari|
|The Night Of||2016||TV Mini-Series||Trevor Williams|
|Guns and Grams||2016||BK (credit only)|
|Law & Order: Special Victims Unit||2016||TV Series||Detective Anton Jefferson|
|The Good Wife||2010-2015||TV Series||Dexter Roja|
|Cymbeline||2014||Quarry Cop 2|
|An American in Hollywood||2014||Dorian|
|Black Box||2014||TV Series||George|
|The Following||2014||TV Series||Carlos|
|The Lost Book Of Rap||2013||Short||Hassen|
|Casse-tête chinois||2013||Le barman|
|Blue Bloods||2012||TV Series||Benjamin Banks|
|After Hours: The Movie||2011||D.C.|
|Happy New Year||2011/IV||Jerome|
|Detroit 1-8-7||2010-2011||TV Series||Pup Clemmons / Pup Clemons|
|Nite Tales: The Series||2009||TV Series||Rapper|
|Cash Rules||2008||Video||Spike (as J.D.)|
|The Second Line||2007||Short||Natt|
|The Wire||2002-2006||TV Series||Preston 'Bodie' Broadus|
|The Warriors||2005||Video Game||Additional Soldiers (voice, as JD Williams)|
|Durdy Game||2002||Video||Little Man|
|Mr. Smith Gets a Hustler||2002||Abe|
|100 Centre Street||2001||TV Series||William Floyd|
|Big Apple||2001||TV Series||Derrick|
|Sex and the City||2000||TV Series||Sweet Sauce|
|Third Watch||1999||TV Series||Pee Wee|
|Homicide: Life on the Street||1999||TV Series||Damon 'Casper' Kelly|
|The 24 Hour Woman||1999||Toy Store Clerk|
|The Sopranos||1999||TV Series||Special K|
|Law & Order||1998||TV Series||2nd Kid|
|New York Undercover||1997||TV Series||Victor|
|Death Riders||1994||Buzz Saw|
|Democracy Now!||2012||TV Series||Himself|
|The Wire: It's All Connected||2006||TV Movie documentary||Himself|
|Freeway: What We Do||2003||Video short||Himself|