Who is Christopher Williams?
Christopher Williams is a globally known American singer-songwriter and actor. He began in the late 1980s as a recording artist for Geffen Records. Williams has scored many R & B hit songs, including the famous ”Talk to Myself” (1989), ”I’m Dreamin” (1991), and ”Every Little Thing U Do” (1993).
The song ”I’m Dreamin”, from the New Jack City soundtrack, became a No. 1 song on Billboard’s Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles and Tracks charts. In 2001, Williams came back to the scene with Real Men Do on the indie label Renegade, after a six-year break from recording songs. The track was highly received with a glowing and flattering review in Ebony Magazine that summer. Williams has been a contributor to Alex Bugnon’s ”As Promised,” with a smooth-jazz version of Mary J. Blige’s ”All That I Can Say”. It was featured on ”In Your World” with Twista & The Speedknot Mobstas, an up-tempo track on the soundtrack of ”Doctor Dolittle,” and on the Cafe Soul All-Stars CD with a single titled ”Used To Be”.
Christopher has also contributed to ”Tha 2 of Us” from the movie Bulletproof, ”Superhero” from the movie Butter. As well as ”Boom and the Bang” (ft R&B songstress Monifah) and ”I’m Yours” from the soundtrack of the stage play Men Cry in the Dark and ”Stranger In My Life” from the movie Gunmen.
How old is Christopher Williams?
Christopher Williams was born in The Bronx, New York City, U.S., on August 22, 1967, and is aged 54 as of 2021. He shares his birthday with famous people including Dua Lipa, Sarah Magusara, James Corden, Morgan Adams, Liane Valenzuela, Beenie Man, Bill Parcells, Bo Koster, Carl Yastrzemski, David Chase, among others.
Christopher Williams Family
Who are Christopher Williams’s parents?
Christopher Williams was born in Bronx, New York to his parents. His parents’ information is not known to the public as he has not revealed any of it. He is the nephew of Ella Fitzgerald, a jazz singer, and is a cousin of Al B. Sure!.
Does Christopher Williams have siblings?
Willimas was born into a family of two children as the youngest. He has one older sibling, brother Barry Williams.
Christopher Williams Education
Williams studied at the Purchase College (presently known as the State University of New York) in Harrison.
Christopher Williams Wife
Williams was initially in a relationship with a stylist, with whom he has a son, born in 1988. He then was in a relationship with Stacey Dash, an actress, and has a son, born in 1990. After breaking up with Dash in 1991 he got into another relationship with Heather Barnes, and have a daughter together, born in 1993.
Christopher dated Halle Berry, an actress from 1991 to mid-1992. Berry told interviewers about her abusive boyfriend and it was assumed to be Williams. Williams then defended himself saying he never harmed Berry and that maybe she referred to actor Wesley Snipes. Later in 1995, Williams married Natalie Macklin and are still happily married to date.
Christopher Williams Kids
Williams has three children collectively from his relationships. He has a son, Christopher Jr., born in 1988 with a stylist, another son, Austin, born in 1990 with Stacey Dash. He also has a daughter, Cierra Barnes-Williams, born in 1993 with Heather Barnes.
Christopher Williams Height
American singer and actor, Christopher Williams has a well-built body with a standing height of 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) and a weight of 59 kg (130 lbs).
Christopher Williams Acting Career
Christopher played in the 1991 movie New Jack City in the role of Kareem Akbar, one of Nino Brown’s assistants. In the 1990s police drama New York Undercover he had a cameo appearance as ”the singer,” performing ”Stranger in My Life,” in the episode named ”The Shooter”. Williams also had a cameo in Gunmen, starring Christopher Lambert and Mario Van Peebles, and sang the track named ”Stranger in My Life”. He starred/co-starred in various successful off-Broadway theatre productions in the 2000s. They included A Good Man Is Hard to Find, A House Is Not a Home, The Love You Save, Men Cry in the Dark, and The Man He Used to Be.
Recently, Christopher portrayed the main character in the stage play The Cleaning up Woman, written by JD Lawrence. He played the role alongside Jackee and Telma Hopkins. Williams appeared in the stage plays The Man of Her Dreams starring Shirley Murdock and Dave Hollister of Blackstreet fame and Guilty Until Proven Innocent starring K-Ci & JoJo. He also performed the role of ”Ned” in the Reuben Rox 2002 B movie comedy/horror/thriller movie Revenge of the Unhappy Campers. The specific work has not been launched to DVD for sale, although it can be rented in some large markets.
Christopher Williams Music Collaborations
Additionally, Williams has collaborations throughout his career which include; ”Round and Round” and ”No Sunshine” from the CD Phutura Flava, ”Love You More Than Words Can Say” from the CD Soul Blitz Allstars. As well as ”I Hope That We Can Be Together Soon” (a duet with Miki Howard), ”You Are So Fine” (a duet with Shae), ”Can’t Wait To Be With You” from the DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince released Code Red. Also in ”I Wanna B Ure Lover” from the F.S. Effect release So Deep It’s Bottomless, and ”Sexual Healing” (a duet with reggae dancehall queen Patra). Williams was part of the group Balck Men United for the hit song ”U Will Know” for the movie Jason’s Lyric and its movie’s soundtrack album. He sang alongside Al B. Sure1, El DeBarge, Gerald Levert, and others at the end of 1994.
Christopher Williams Health
Williams went into a coma and was taken to hospital in early November 2021, as was revealed by his cousin Al B. Sure! on social media. In October 2022, Williams admitted to have been in a coma and further revealed that he has been struggling with health issues related to kidney failure. He admitted to that being the reason why he lost weight drastically down to 129 pounds.
Christopher Williams Net Worth
Williams, a singer-songwriter and actor has been active from 1988 to date. He has an estimated net worth of $ 400 thousand as of 2021.