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Updated: Cress Williams' Net Worth in 2023: How Rich is "Black Lightning" Actor?

prgya Published On Wed Jul 14 2021   Modified On Thu Jul 13 2023
Updated: Cress Williams' Net Worth in 2023: How Rich is "Black Lightning" Actor?

We Talk In Detail About Cress Williams' Net Worth As Of 2021.

Born on July 26, 1970, Cress Williams is an American actor best known for portraying in TV series Prison Break and Close to Home. He recently rose the fame on Hart of Dixie as a Lavon Hayes and the title character on The CW's Black Lightning

Legends of Tomorrow star is a married man. He tied his knot with his long-time sweetheart, Kristen Torrianni, in June 2013. Together the pair are planning to have kids. Further, Williams was previously married to his ex-wife Simbi Khali and had two children with her. Unfortunately, they divorced in 2011.

6' 5'' tall actor grew up in Heidelberg, Baden-Württemberg, West Germany, to American parents. He holds a bachelor's degree in Arts. Keeping his early life behind, let's find out Williams's income sources.

How Much Does Prison Break Actor Cress Williams Make? 

What do you think the actor who started to earn in the late 1990s has made? Does Cress Williams acclaim the millions of dollars in his pocket? How much he reaches?

Living Single cast owns a total net worth of $5 million and all thanks to his acting career, as per Famous Births Deaths. His film Pursuit of Happiness, made on a budget of $55 million, collected $307.1 million in the box office, from where he was paid a tremendous sum.

Cress Williams owns a total net worth of $2 million throughout his acting career.

Cress Williams owns a net worth of $2 million.
Photo Source: Showbiz Cheat Sheet

Black Lightning actors were paid $300–$400 per day, depending on the role. Whereas Williams, portrayed as a lead on the series, must have produced quite the relatable sum, as noted by Backstage.

If we focus more on Williams' earnings as the lead, he might be paid pretty well compared to other members in the series "Black Lightning." Credible sources claim any show leads receive a paycheck between $25000 - $30000 per episode. Keeping that in mind, we can be sure that Williams makes a pocket full of greens casting as the prominent role.

Talking about real estate, as of November 1999, Williams, 50, owns a residence, which contains five bedrooms and three bathrooms. As mentioned by Virtual Globe Trotting, Williams' house, which covers 3,030 sq ft, cost him $575,000.

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Comming on his livelihood, if we take a quick look at Williams and his wife, Instagram, we can be clear about their two pet dogs. In addition, we can know that they have at least a car in their garage.

"Prison Break" Actor Cress Williams' Career Details

In a 1990 Fullerton College production of William Shakespeare's tragedy, Cress Williams acted in Othello, directed by Tom Blank. The same year in another exhibit at Fullerton College named Red Noses, he worked on a project directed by Michael Fields.

Cress Williams, 50, acted in Othello, directed by Tom Blank, in 1990.

Cress Williams acts on Black Lightning, the best series so far.
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Since 1994, Williams featured on several TV series, including If Not for You as Ahmed, Rolling Thunder as 'Grey' Toussaint. Furthermore, he portrayed the role of Freemont in Home Invasion.

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From 2018 to 2021, Williams played the main character, Jefferson Pierce, on The CW's superhero TV series Black Lightning. The series has got the best review to today's date.

Works of Cress Williams

DateTV SeriesMoviesVoiceover
2022 What Remains 
2019-2021The Flash  
2021 Crime Story 
2018-2021Black Lightning  
2020 The Violent Heart 
2020DC's Legends of Tomorrow  
2019  The Death and
Return of Superman
2019  Reign of The Superman
2018  The Death of Superman
2015-2017Code Black  
2016 Lowriders 
2011-2015Hart of Dixies  
2015State of Affairs  
2014 In Your Eyes 
2010-2011Friday Night Lights  
2009Cold Case  
2009  Grey's Anatomy: The Video Game
2008Prison Break  
2006-2008Grey's Anatomy  
2008 Ball Don't Lie 
2006-2007Close to Home  
2006 Haskette's Chance 
2005-2006The West Wing  
2005-2006Veronica Mars  
2004 Little Black Book 
2004Law & Order: Special Victims Unit  
2003The Lyon's Den  
2003Watching Ellie  
2003Touched by an Angel  
2002The District  
1995If Not For You  
1995The Watcher  
1995The Doom Generation  
1993-1994Beverly Hills, 90210  

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