Sid Williams
Sid Williams
Real Name/Full Name Sidney Williams
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Sid Williams
Birth Place: Louisiana, USA
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 3 March 1942
Age/How Old: 81 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 167 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 5″
Weight: In Kilograms – 85 Kg
In Pounds – 187 lbs
Eye Color: N/A
Hair Color: N/A
Parents Name: Father – N/A
Mother – N/A
Siblings: N/A
School: Wheatley High School
College: Southern University, Pepperdine University and A&M College
Religion: N/A
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Girlfriend: N/A
Wife/Spouse Name: Maxine Waters
Kids/Children Name: Edward Jr. and Karen Waters
Profession: Diplomat and former American football linebacker
Net Worth: $5 Million
Last Updated: February 2024

Sid Williams (Sidney Williams) is a diplomat and former NFL linebacker for the United States. Sid has also played for the Cleveland Browns, Pittsburgh Steelers, Washington Redskins, and Baltimore Colts, among others. He has played college football while at Southern University. He was born and raised in Houston, Texas.

Sid Williams won two NFL championships. He grew up in Houston, Texas, and attended high school and university where he played football. He is married to Maxine Waters, a member of the United States House of Representatives. He was a professional player for many clubs and then worked as a company developer and project manager for a number of companies before entering politics. He was chosen by US President Bill Clinton as the United States Ambassador to the Bahamas, where he served successfully for four years.

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Biography and Early Life

Sidney Williams, a US diplomat, was born on March 3, 1942, and served in the office from March 27, 1994, to January 11, 1998, during Bill Clinton’s presidency. He was raised in Houston, Texas, but was born in Shreveport, Louisiana. There is however no information about his parents including their names and occupation. We are also still researching on whether he has siblings or not.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Sid Williams in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, Sid Williams’s age is 81 years old as of today’s date 23rd February 2024 having been born on 3 March 1942. Though, he is 5′ 5″ in feet and inches and 167 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 187lbs in Pound and 85 kg in Kilograms.


Wheatley High School was where he went to high school and played football, and he graduated in 1959. Williams attended Southern University in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and played college football there. He went on to Pepperdine University to get his master’s degree.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Sid Williams With Wife Maxine Waters
Sid Williams With Wife Maxine Waters

Sid has not only remained a great role model to the young people due to his successful career but also due to his successful family. Being married to the same woman for more than 30 years, with all his fame is a great achievement. Sid Williams is currently married to Maxine Waters, an American politician, since 1977. At the moment, he does not have any children from Waters. The two children he currently has are from her first marriage. Therefore, this means that Edward Jr. and Karen Waters are Sid Williams’ stepchildren. The couple reportedly lives in a $4.8 million home in Los Angeles, according to public documents.

Is Sid Williams Gay?

Sid is a married man and has been married to the love of his life Maxine Waters since 1977 and together they are having a great time. This is enough to prove that he is straight as far as his sexual orientation is concerned.

Professional Career

The Cleveland Browns selected Williams in the 16th round (222nd overall) of the 1964 NFL Draft, and he played with them from 1964 to 1966, winning the 1964 NFL Championship Game. He was traded to the New York Giants in 1967 for a draft pick after a contract dispute with the Browns, but was released a few weeks later.

The Washington Redskins drafted Williams and he started for them in 1967. He also starred for the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Baltimore Colts. Williams, along with other black players, attended a news conference in Cleveland, Ohio, on June 4, 1967, to show support for Muhammad Ali, who was about to go on trial for refusing to apply to the military draft.

In 1969, he quit football to work as a company developer for the Black Economic Union. From 1974 to 1976, he worked as a parliamentary assistant after obtaining his master’s degree in 1973. After that, he worked as the chief of staff for LA City Councilman David S Cunningham. He has worked as a project planner for the Los Angeles Community Redevelopment Agency.

Williams stayed out of the public eye after his tenure as ambassador ended in 1998, with the exception of joining exiled Haitian President Jean-Bertrand Aristide on his flight to Africa in 2004. Critics claimed that his wife, Congresswoman Waters, had compromised her seat on the House Financial Services Committee ten years later, in the aftermath of the Wall Street financial crisis, by favouring bills that benefited a bank in which Williams held shares. The House Ethics Committee cleared Waters of all wrongdoing.

From 1979 to 1994, Williams worked as a sales agent for Mercedes-Benz Hollywood, Inc. in Hollywood, California. Williams worked as a political aide for Los Angeles City Councilman David S. Cunningham Jr. and as a corporate developer for the Black Economic Union in Los Angeles, California. In 1994, President Bill Clinton named Sid as the first African American ambassador to the Bahamas. It was well aware that Sid had no political or diplomatic experience, including his four years as an ambassador.


Sid Williams is a two-time NFL Champion in football (1964 and 1968). Despite the fact that he did not have a fruitful sporting career, he went into politics and rose to prominence. He worked as a company developer for the Black Economic Union.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Sid Williams in 2024

Sid Williams Net Worth
Sid Williams Net Worth

He is projected to have a net worth of around $5 million as of 2024. The pair is said to have assets worth about $1.5 million and liabilities worth about the same number.

Sid Williams is a really influential figure in American society who has been quite beneficial to their society, especially the African-American society. He also had a really good football career and has also left a well-respected legacy there.


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