Eboni K. Williams is a News Contributor, Political Analyst, and Radio Personality. She served as a FOX News Channel contributor providing political analysis, legal analysis, and commentary on today's biggest headlines. She has also worked as a correspondent for CBS News. As of 2021, she co-hosts the late-night talk show State of the Culture on Revolt TV. Besides, she became one of the participants in the reality television show The Real Housewives of New York City in October 2020 as the first African-American member.
Early Life And Education Of Eboni K. Williams
Eboni K. William was born on 9 September 1988, in North Carolina, United States. She was raised by a single mother and has never mentioned her father. She completed her high school diploma from a local high school in her native town.
She didn’t come from a rich financial status family. But she says her mother was always there to support her and was very much serious about her study.
The news anchor completed her BA in communications and African-American Studies from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
She also earned the Juris Doctor Degree from Loyola University-affiliated New Orleans College of Law. While studying there, she interned with the New Orleans City Council. She is the first person in her family to complete a four-year university degree and move on to receive a professional law degree.
Career Highlights: From News Anchor To Reality Star
Williams started her career as a law clerk in the Louisiana State Attorney General's Office. During her tenure, she gained many experiences being in the law firm.
In Louisiana State Attorney General's Office, she was a s signed to the Executive division to conduct research for Housing & Urban Development Executive Orders resulting from Hurricane Katrina being a law clerk for six months.
she then worked for another four months as a summer a s sociate in McCraine Sistrunk Anzelmo Hardy Maxwell & McDaniel PC.
Eboni k. Williams then became a teaching a s sistant at Loyola University College of Law and reviewed and graded various writing a s signments, a s sisted students, and professors during cla s sroom instruction.
Then from April 2008 to May 2009, Williams was in Mecklenburg County Public Defender Office representing indigent's clients in District Court at trials, managed a caseload of 200 files, and performed client interviews in the office and at the jail.
Associate Attorney-Political/Legal Commentator
In the year 2009, Eboni Williams joined The Law Offices of James D. Williams Jr. in May and was responsible for the firm's District Court and Traffic Court practice.
She worked with a senior partner in Superior Court trials and pleaded bargain strategy and client development.
Then, the journalist turned to various media outlets as a freelance broadcaster for three years (2011 to 2014). She appeared as an on-air correspondent at Fox News Channel, CNN, HLN, NFL Network, The Oprah Winfrey Network, etc., and operated as Host, co-host, legal, Analyst, political strategist, and Social commentator on various media platforms.
After being a freelance broadcaster, Williams worked as a correspondent for CBS News from September 2014- September 2015. She then joined Fox News. She became a political & legal contributor to the FOX News Channel in September 2015.
Williams' main responsibilities were to provide political and legal analysis across all Fox News programs including The O'Reilly Factor, The Kelly File, and Hannity.
In May 2017, she became a co-host of a new afternoon show Fox News Specialists alongside Eric Bolling and Katherine Timpf.
The show was created after the termination of Bill O’Reilly to rebuild the Fox News channel lineup. But, the show was canceled on September 8, 2017, after Williams’’ co-host Eric Bolling departed from the network amid sexual hara s sment allegations.
She also co-anchored a talk show along with long-time radio persona Curtis Sliwa at WABC Radio from June 2017-October 2017.
The 37-year-old news anchor currently co-hosts State of the Culture on Revolt TV and describes her time with Fox as "challenging. But I knew that, and I didn’t go there to be comfortable. Let me be clear, I did not walk into Fox News to be comfortable. I walked in there to disrupt."
She covers breaking news and the political headlines of the day. Eboni also provides analysis on Fox Business Network: Lous Dobbs Tonight, Varney & Co, and Risk & Reward.
In October 2020, she joined the 13th season of The Real Housewives of New York City and became the first African-American member.
Net Worth, Salary, Charity
Eboni K. Williams is considered as one of the successful political commentators. She earns a hefty amount of money from an attorney and television career. According to some sources, her net worth is expected to be $3 million, as of 2021.
According to a source, Fox News legal analyst earns between $72,096-$78,949 per annum. So, her salary was somewhere in the above range. Williams also receives a good sum of money from her book. Her book Pretty Powerful is available for $6.99 on Amazon.
She has also involved in numerous charitable and social issues. She has advocated for rape, sexual a s sault, drug, crime, and federal offense cases.
Personal Life: Is She Married?
Eboni K. Williams has been growing her popularity in her field gradually. She says the main person who has believed in her true potentiality is her mother.
Well, as far as her relationship status is concerned, she unmarried and does not have a boyfriend too. However, as per her latest interview, she is thinking about starting a family of her own and the pandemic has thought her the value of love and support.
"In COVID (times), if I’ve learned nothing else, I’ve learned that family is the single most important thing in the world, and it’s gonna be the most important thing in my world going forward. That’s new for me,” she said. “Viewers are gonna get to ride that journey with me as I go back to see where family is for me and what it is for me historically, and I start moving forward to creating a family of my own. That’s gonna be exciting. It’s a little scary to kind of go there, but I know it’s necessary for me to become the full woman that I want to be.”
She keeps a low on her private life. She is a regular user of Instagram and Twitter. Williams shares her professional and personal details via her social media.
She also loves travel and her Instagram is filled with her traveling pictures of the different parts of the country. She is also close to her family and friends, she regularly shares their pictures on her Instagram.
by Bchrome, 23 Sep, 2016