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Kellie Shanygne Williams-Jackson, or Kellie Williams, an American actress, was born and raised in Washington, DC.
Kellie Shanygne Williams is mainly known for her role as Laura Lee Winslow on 'Family Matters' between 1989-1998. The Hollywood career of the actress began when she was young.
Her dad was a telephone company manager, while her mom was a columnist for Jet Magazine. Kelly Shanygne Williams was a timid child, thus. her father enrolled his daughter in theater classes to develop her confidence, which really worked and she began to sing and dance in classrooms. William became a fashion model when she was just six years old.
Kellie Shanygne Williams made a contract with an agency and went on to modeling and acting that year. Williams was still a school girl while her agency asked her to appear for the 'Family Matters' audition. She did it, which changed her life and made her acting career. She has starred in several films and television shows. Kellie Shanygne Williams is also known as 'Laura Winslow' for her character in 'Family Matters'.
Kellie Shanygne Williams went to the college of California, Los Angeles, where she resides as of 2022. Williams and her spouse Hannibal Jackson celebrated their 12th marriage anniversary on September 5, 2021.
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The net worth of Kellie Shanygne Williams is about $4 million as of 2022.
Kellie Shanygne Williams is 5 ft 6 in (167 cm) tall.
Kellie Shanygne Williams was born on March 22, 1976, in Washington, DC, which means she turned 46 on her birthday in 2022.
Kellie Shanygne Williams was born and raised in Washington, DC, USA. She celebrates her birthday on March 22. The parents of Kellie Shanygne Williams are Patricia Williams and Ervin Williams. Donte Williams and Marti Williams are her siblings.
She studied acting at Harvard University Children's Theater during her school years. Williams majored in psychology at the University of California, LA.
Hannibal Jackson is Kellie Shanygne Williams Jackson's husband,
Kellie Shanygne Williams married Hannibal Jackson at Ebenezer African Methodist Episcopal Church in Fort Washington, Maryland. They were introduced by a mutual friend in 2007 and married on September 5, 2009. The Jackson couple has two children. Their names are Hannah Belle and John Ervin Jackson.
Kellie Shanygne Williams made her debut as a junior fashion model at six.
The actress appeared in several stage productions, including Joe Turner's 'Come And Gone', 'The Colored Museum', 'Butterfingers Angel', and 'Goin' Home', and TV commercials. In the sitcom 'Family Matters', she portrayed the role of Laura Lee Winslow between 1989-1998.
Williams has covered a wide range of works and roles in television dramas. In her debut film 'Ride', she played the role of Tuesday. Williams acted in 'Moesha' (1996-98) as Charisse and played the role of Cecily in 'Girlfriends' (2000-08). Her other TV shows are 'What About Joan' 2001 and 'The Parkers' 2003. She also starred in the 2006 TV show 'Eve'.
She played the role of Cee Cee in the 2009 comedy film 'Steppin: The Movie'. Williams appeared as Lynn in the UPN sitcom 'Eve' in 2006, teaming with her longtime 'Family Matters' co-actor Darius McCrary in two episodes, 'Separate, But Unequal' and the last dramatic episode 'Daughter Don't Preach'. Williams was a substitute host replacing Niecy Nash on the Style Channel show 'Clean House' for six episodes in 2009.
Kellie Shanygne Williams played the part of Dedra in the short film 'Aide-De-Camp' in 2011. She also starred in the chart-topping reality show 'Celebrity Wife Swap' in 2015, where she swapped her life with that of musician CeCe Peniston. Williams was the executive producer for the films, 'Blessed And Cursed' (2010) and 'Merry Little Switchmas' (2022).
Kellie Shanygne Williams devotes a significant amount of her time to community work programs, including The Starlight Foundation International Youth Ambassador, Famous Phone Friends, Great Beginnings For Black Babies, and Hollywood For Children. She gives teenage students in Washington DC the chance to make a television show that will be broadcasted on a local channel under the Kellie Williams Project.
The actress is involved with social causes and uploads videos to spread awareness on various issues. In one of her viral videos, she urges American parents that one of the simplest things they can do to help their children is to include them in the 2020 Census.
She was inducted into the Prince George's County (MD) School for the Arts Hall Of Fame in 1993 for her accomplishments in academics and acting. In 1994, Touchdown Club of Washington, DC, offered her the Timmie Award for her achievements and devotion to academic and philanthropic causes. In 1995, she received the award Role Model Of The Year Excellence.
The actress was named the Outstanding Young Comedienne three times in a TV Soap for 'Family Matters'.
Kellie Shanygne Williams created a fine-arts course for youngsters in the Children's Theater Of Howard University in November 2006. She loves music and dancing.
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