Tyler James Williams Net Worth

Net Worth $ 5,000,000
Real name Tyler James Williams
Source of Wealth Acting
Profession Actor
Spouse/Partner /
Date of Birth Oct 9, 1992
Zodiac Libra
Age 30
Gender Male
Height 174 cm / 5 ft 8 inch
Nationality American
Siblings Tyrel Jackson Williams, Tylen Jacob Williams


Tyler James Williams is a multi-talented individual who works as an actor, performer, filmmaker, video clip supervisor, and hip-hop musician. According to 2022 estimates, his net worth is estimated at $5 million.

Early life

Tyler James Williams was born and raised in New York. His mother is a counselor, and his father is a teacher and former police officer.

Williams has two younger brothers who are actors as well. Both of his younger brothers have appeared on television shows, with Tyrel starring on “Lab Rats”; and Tylen appearing on “Instant Mom.”

Williams has also made guest appearances on both of these shows, playing his brother's character's future self on Lab Rats and portraying his younger brother's cousin on Instant Mom.

A post shared by Tyler James Williams (@willtylerjames)


Tyler started his acting career when he was just four years old. He starred in “Little Bill,” voicing the character of Bobby; starred as the replacement of Devon Malik Beckford in 2000; and also played his namesake character Tyler on “Sesame Street” from 2000 to 2005.

By September 2005, he had made a name for himself when he played the lead role of Chris in “Everybody Hates Chris.” He was the lead character in the show, which aired for 88 episodes, from 2005 until 2009. In 2007, Tyler won the Young Artist Award for his work on “Everybody Hates Chris.”

A post shared by Tyler James Williams (@willtylerjames)

He made a guest appearance on “Two for the Money,” “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit,” and “Hi-Jinks.” In 2009, he appeared on “True Jackson, VP,” in the role of True’s love interest - Justin “Lil’ Shakespeare” Weber.

In 2012, Tyler appeared in “Go On” as Owen, and in Disney’s movie “Let It Shine” as Cyrus DeBarge; he was even featured on nine songs of the movie’s soundtracks. At this time, he appeared on Disney XD’s “Lab Rats” in the role of his real brother’s future character - Tyrel.

In 2014, Williams worked on “Dear White People” in the role of Lionel Higgins. He was later cast as a recurring character on “The Walking Dead.” Two years later, he played the role of Russ “Monty” Montgomery in “Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders.

In 2019, Tyler was diagnosed with Crohn’s disease after suffering from symptoms for three consecutive years. After he’s been diagnosed, he underwent multiple surgeries and different treatments, but luckily, he continued working and making appearances on the TV screens.

In 2019, he played the role of Jake in “The Wedding Year,” and in 2020, he played Paul in “The Argument.”[1]

Tyler is currently working on “Abbott Elementary,” a sitcom where he plays the role of Gregory Eddie, for which he received an Emmy Award in the category of Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series.

A post shared by Tyler James Williams (@willtylerjames)

Personal life

Tyler has been in the public eye for a very long time, and from a very young age. He learned he needed to keep his private life to himself; hence, he’s been notoriously quiet when it comes to sharing his dating history.

Tyler has spoken up publicly on his struggle with Crohn’s disease and claims that being a child actor, and working heavily since the age of four has taken a toll on his health, which ultimately led to him being diagnosed with Crohn’s.[2]


Tyler James Williams is a highly skilled actor who has had roles in many movies and TV shows. He became well-known in 2005 when he appeared on the show “Everybody Hates Chris,” which helped launch his acting career.

In addition to acting, Williams has also pursued a career in singing.

As of 2022, his net worth is estimated at $5 million.


  1. Tyler James Williams (2022) Wikipedia. Wikimedia Foundation. Available at: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tyler_James_Williams (Accessed: December 30, 2022).

  2. Beck, L. (2022) Tyler James Williams says early fame led to health issues, Best Life. Available at: https://bestlifeonline.com/tyler-james-williams-health-news/ (Accessed: December 30, 2022).