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Overview (4)

Date of Birth 3 July 1956Baltimore, Maryland, USA
Birth NameMontel Brian Hank Williams
Nickname Monty
Height 6' 2" (1.88 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Montel Williams was born on July 3, 1956 in Baltimore, Maryland, USA as Montel Brian Hank Williams. He is an actor and producer, known for American Candidate (2004), The 13th Annual Genesis Awards (1999) and The Montel Williams Show (1991). He has been married to Tara Fowler since October 6, 2007. He was previously married to Grace Morley and Rochele See.

Spouse (3)

Tara Fowler (6 October 2007 - present)
Grace Morley (6 June 1992 - 30 October 2000) (divorced) (2 children)
Rochele See (1982 - 1989) (divorced) (2 children)

Trade Mark (1)

His shaved head, goatee and earring

Trivia (24)

Children, with Grace Morley: son, Montel Brian Hank Williams (born in 1993), and daughter, Wyntergrace (born in 1994).
Met his ex-wife, Grace Morley, when she and her mother appeared on his talk show. The episode was about mother and daughter showgirls. Grace had previously danced topless in Las Vegas under the name "Bambi Jr".
Served in the U. S. military, and met his first wife while both were stationed in Guam
Daughters with Rochele See: Ashley (born in 1984) and Maressa (born in 1988).
He was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis in 1999
Revealed that he has been diagnosed with multiple sclerosis. [August 1999]
He started shaving his head in 1982. The Montel Williams Show (1991) started in 1991.
Is a roller-coaster fanatic.
He helped save 16-year-old from being burned following a car accident. Montel and his driver happened to be nearby as the teen's pickup truck spun out of control and hit a tree. He stopped and pulled the boy from the truck just as it caught on fire, pulling the boy on his back to a safe distance. [August 2000]
Is fluent in Russian.
Served in the United States Marine Corps, where he was a 'mustang' (an enlisted service member who becomes an officer); he accomplished this by going to the Naval Academy Preparatory School, and then to the United States Naval Academy, Annapolis, Maryland. He then completed a career in the Navy.
Almost bled to death from an undetected congenital birth defect in his face in 1998. Doctors had to revive him.
Graduated from Andover High School (now a middle school) in Linthicum, Maryland.
Proposed to Tara Fowler, an American Airlines flight attendant, at Manhattan's Tavern on the Green on 12 July 2006. Williams disclosed to People Magazine that the pair married in Bermuda on 6 October 2007 before 60 witnesses including the couple's parents and siblings. The bride is 36; the groom is 51. His cat, Max, served as ring-bearer.
Montel's father, Herman Williams served for over 40 years with the Baltimore Fire Department, rising to the rank of Chief of Department before retiring in 2000.
CEO of "Living Well".
Spokesman for Partnership for Presciption Assistance.
Medical marijuana advocate.
Release of his book, "Living Well Emotionally: Break Through to a Life of Happiness" by Montel with 'William Doyle'.
Release of his book, "Living Well: 21 Days to Transform Your Life, Supercharge Your Health and Feel Spectacular" by Montel with William Doyle.
Release of his book, "Mountain, Get Out of My Way: Life Lessons and Learned Truths", by Montel with Daniel Paisiner.
Release of his book, "Practical Parenting: Giving Your Kids the Tools to Navigate Life's Rough Waters".
Jackson, Tennessee [March 2009]
Release of his book, "Climbing Higher" with Lawrence Grobel.

Personal Quotes (2)

[In August of 1999, upon announcing that he had multiple sclerosis] This disease is not going to stop me. We don't know how long I've had it for, but I've been misdiagnosed for 10 years.
Mountain, get out of my way!

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