John Williams
John Williams

John Towner Williams is also known as John Williams, is a popular composer, pianist, and conductor in America. He is also known as the Greatest American composer of All time. This is because most of his work has been quite recognized and popular and even has an impact on cinematic history. He has been in this career for move than six decades now and still going at full speed.

Quick Biography

John Williams was born in Floral Park, New York, U.S., on February 8, 1932. Williams has been a part of many successful movies as a composer. Some of the most popular ones which are recognized all over the world are Star Wars Series, Superman, the first three-part of Harry Potter, Indiana Jones series. He is also associated with Steven Spielberg since 1974, as he composed for almost all his films, just leaving five of them.

Quick Summary

Full Name/Real Name: John Towner Williams
Age: 88 years old
Birth Date: February 8, 1932
Birth Place: Floral Park, New York, U.S.
Nationality: American
Religion: Agnostic
Parents: Esther and Johnny Williams
Spouse: Samantha Winslow (m. 1980), Barbara Ruick (m. 1956–1974)
Children: Joseph Williams, Mark Towner Williams, Jennifer Williams
Height: 1.82 m
Weight: 95 kg
Profession: Composer and Conductor
Net Worth in 2020: $350 million

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

John Williams is about 88 years old in 2019 and still working on multiple projects, which will be his legacy to the American cinematic industry. He is about 1.82 m tall and weighs about 95 kg.

Education, School/College University

John Williams and his family moved to Los Angeles, where he went to North Hollywood High School and graduated from there in the year 1950. After that, he went to the University of California, Los Angeles. There he got a private lesson from Italian composer name Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco. For one semester, John Williams also attended Los Angeles City College.

Parents, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity, Religion & Political Views

John Williams was born to Esther and Johnny Williams in the year 1932 at Floral Park, New York. His father was a Jazz drummer and also a part of Raymond Scott. No information about his siblings is known. His ethnicity is white and Agnostic about religion. While John Williams does not like to talk about religion but he is a Democrat and donated over $10,000 since 1987 to Democrat Candidate. For the celebration of his 80th birthday, President Barack Obama video call to wish him.

Married, Relationship, Dating, Affair, Girlfriend, Wife, Children

John Williams With Wife Samantha Winslow
John Williams With Wife Samantha Winslow

John Williams is currently married to Samantha Winslow since the year 1980. He does not like to talk about his family as he wants some privacy. He has three children, one daughter and two sons. He was formerly married to Barbara Ruick, and after she passed away, he took some time to move on. After that, in 1980, he got remarried and is happily married.

Relationship Statistics

Marital status? (single, married, in relation or divorced): Married
When did he get married? (married date): 21 July 1980
Does he have any relationship affair? No
Is John Williams Gay? No
Wife/Spouse? (name): Samantha Winslow
Kids: Joseph Williams, Mark Towner Williams, Jennifer Williams

Professional Life and Career

John Williams is a famous Composer in the American cinematic industry, and he is also a renowned conductor. During the beginning of his career, he worked as an orchestrator with his friends Conrad Salinger and Bob Franklyn. In the year 1960, he composed music for various television programs.

The first movie he ever composed for is B movie Daddy-O which was in the year 1958. In the year 1974, the famous director Steven Spielberg and William worked in the movie The Sugarland Express and worked together in another movie in the same year. After that, they worked in many movies together.

Awards & Nominations

John Williams has a massive nomination in his long career with over 51 nominations for Academy Awards, and he has won about five times. He also has twenty-five nominations for Golden Globe Awards and won four of them. From six nominations for Emmy Awards, he has won 3 and won twenty Grammy Awards with sixty-seven nominations. He also holds the record for most Oscar nominations for a living person with 51 Oscar nominations and only behind Walt Disney’s 59.

John Williams Net Worth, Income & Salary In 2020

John Williams Net Worth
John Williams Net Worth

While working in the music industry from the year 1952 to the present date, John Williams has worked in hundreds of projects. Not only that, but almost every project is recognized and commercially successful. As of March 2020, This has earned him over $350 million net worth, which is a quite feat for any music composer.

Rumours and Controversy/Scandal

During his long-time career, John Williams remains quiet about his personal life, and on his professional term, he is also quite respected. There are no controversies regarding his work, and there were some baseless rumors about him copying music from another movie.

Social Media: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.

John Williams is not available on any social media platform. While there are some hashtags shared by some of his fans but he does not have any official account.

John Williams is a famous composer who rose to fame due to his own hard work and talents. He is still working very hard despite his age and a role model for all the music composers. He will always be remembered for being a part of movies like the Star Wars series.

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