Jayson Williams

Jayson Williams is a 53 years old former American Basketball player. He played in the NBA for two teams. He announced his retirement in the early 2000s because of injury. But still, after retirement, he continues to play for Idaho stampede.

Well, how well do you know about Jayson Williams? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Jayson Williams’s net worth in 2021, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Jayson Williams to date.

Biography and Early Life

Jayson was born on the 22nd day of February 1968 in the place known as Ritter, South California in the United States of America into a roman catholic family of Mr.Elijah Joshua Williams and Mrs. Barbara Williams. His mother worked in as skilled nursing facility located in Lower Manhattan. He played basketball during his school and college life.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Jayson Williams in 2021 and what is his height and weight? Well, Jayson Williams’s age is 53 years old as of today’s date 2nd August 2021 having been born on 22 February 1968. Though, he is 6′ 9″ in feet and inches and 208 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 244.7 lbs in Pound and 111 kg in Kilograms.


He completed his schooling at Christ The King Regional High School and later on went to St. John’s University, New York, and completed his higher education from there itself. From the beginning itself, basketball was his first priority, and he was there in both the teams of his school and college.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

In 1996 Jayson William’s Proposed to Model Cynthia Bailey during a Televised basketball game, but unfortunately, a few years later, they got separated. After that, He married Kellie Batiste in December 1999, but things didn’t go as well as they thought, and soon they divorced in 2000.

Later on, he again tied the knot with Tanya’s young in the year 2000, but after 11 years of their marriage, they got separated in 2011. Tanya young was a member of the TV Reality show Basketball wives LA.

In the year 2009, Jayson’s Father, Elijah Joshua William’s died of a stroke at the age of 76.

Is Jayson William Gay?

Jayson has married twice in his life and has also been into relationships earlier before his marriage. He is also a proud father of his three children. Also, he has never revealed anywhere about being gay, which clearly proves that he is not gay, but he is a straight guy.

Professional Career

Jayson Williams first started to play basketball for both Christ the King Regional High school as well as St. John university. Williams was selected by the phoenix suns in round one of the 1990s NBA Draft. Further, his draft rights were traded by the suns to the Philadelphia 76ers for the 1993 first round on October 28, 1990, but he remained on the bench for two years with the 76ers. Later on, Williams was traded to New Jersey nets on conditional drafts on October 8, 1992.

He got only 12 starts with the new jersey nets in his first three seasons with the team. Finally, he got a full-time starting position in the 1996-97 season.

There was a sudden end to William’s Career on April 1, 1999, as he broke his right leg in a collision with a teammate in a game against Atlanta Hawks.

After this, William underwent surgery which finished his Career. Williams was not available for the entire 99-2000 season, and surprisingly, Williams officially announced his retirement on June 28, 2000, at the age of 32, after playing just nine seasons. In the year 2005, he came out of retirement to play for the Idaho Stampede of the Continental Basketball Association.


Jayson has gained a lot of fame and success in his Career. He has also been honored with many awards and achievements throughout his Career. Some of those awards are:

  1. NBA All-star in the year 1998.
  2. second-team All-Big East 1989, etc.

Although his Career was small and challenging, his gameplay was amazing.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Jayson Williams in 2021

When his Career ended in Basketball, Jayson William released books, and he owned a basketball team named Lacrosse. His estimated salary for the first two seasons was around or more than $3,183,600. It is estimated that the net worth of Jayson is around or more than $45 million as of 2021. He has earned most of his wealth through his main profession, basketball. Apart from that, he was also involved in ads and endorsements, which also gained him much wealth.

A professional sportsman who had a small and indifferent career and had lots of up and down in his life. As his playing career span was from 1990 till 2000, and he continues till 2005, and he briefly came out of retirement to play for the Idaho Stampede of the Continental Basketball Association. William’s Career was full of challenges; in 1992, he was found guilty of breaking a beer mug on the head of a person at a saloon in Chicago. A few years later, he was also accused of firing into the parking lot at the sports complex.

Williams was also the owner of New Jersey storm of the National Lacrosse League (NLL). This Franchise operated for two seasons in 2002 and 2003. Due to consistent poor results, the storm fails to make an impression, and it became defunct before the start of the 2004 season.


Facts of Jayson Chandler Williams

  • Gender Male
  • full nameJayson Chandler Williams
  • birthplaceRitter, South California
  • nationalityAmerican
  • religionRoman Catholic
  • net worth$45 million
  • professionBasketball player (Retired and Imprisoned NBA Player)
  • weightIn Kilograms – 111 kg, In Pounds – 244.7 lbs
  • heightIn Centimetres –208 cm, In Feet and Inches – 6′ 9″
  • hair colorBrown
  • eye colorBrown
  • high schoolChrist the king, Regional High school

Written by Joel S. Elkins


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