Billy Dee Williams Net Worth is $9 Million (as of 2020)
So in this article we are going to talk about Billy Dee Williams net worth, which currently amounts to $7.5 million dollars. Nowadays a considerable part of the younger generation doesn’t even know this actor. But the real fans of original Star Wars movies, no matter how old are they, will always admire him. In Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back and Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi he portrayed Lando Calrissian. In the first of those episodes Billy‘s character was rather controversial. At first Lando, the administrator of Cloud City, agreed to turn his old friend Solo over to the dark side, because he did not want to leave the city in the hands of Empire. However, later in the movie Calrissian has a change of heart and does everything to undo the harm caused by his betrayal. He becomes sort of a hero, who helps Leia, Chewbacca, R2-D2, and C-3PO and Luke Skywalker to escape.
|Net Worth:||$9 Million|
|Age:||85 years old|
|Height:||6 ft (1.83 m)|
|Date of birth:||Apr 06, 1937|
|Nationality:||United States of America|
|Occupation:||Actor, Singer, Artist, Writer, Painter, Voice Actor, Musician, Visual Artist, Music artist|
As this film reached the cinemas, most critics agreed that Billy did a great job depicting Calrissian‘s inner fight. The movie in general was incredibly commercially successful, grossing over $538 million. Needless to say, it made a solid contribution to Billy Dee Williams net worth – after all, he was one of the leading actors and the movie would not have been the same without him.
During his lengthy career, which now spans over more than five decades, Williams has appeared in the widest range of movies and television series besides the Star Wars. For example, he has featured in The Bingo Long Travelling All-Stars & Motor Kings, Scott Joplin, Number One with a Bullet, Trabbi goes to Hollywood, The Ladies Man, The Perfect Age of Rock ‘n’ Roll, General Hospital: Night Shift, Heaven & Hell: North & South, Book III, General Hospital and The Boondocks. Most recently, he has voiced one of the characters in The Lego Movie and appeared on shows Dancing with the Stars, Glee, Star Wars Rebels and NCIS. Yup, this all happened during 2014 and the year isn‘t even over yet! Having in mind that Billy already turned 77 years old, I must say that he is pretty busy for somebody his age… I guess this explains why Billy Dee Williams net worth still keeps growing!
Besides, I must say that his acting career is not the only source of Billy‘s income. He has also recorded a few songs that reached the audience with records Let’s Misbehave and Motown 25: Yesterday, Today, Forever. yes, Billy really is one of those old-school multitalented actors who, in addition to acting, are talented at singing, dancing and pretty much everything else you can think of. Let‘s hope Billy Dee Williams net worth will continue to grow, because he really deserves it!