Jessica Williams is an American actress and comedian who gained fame with The Daily Show. While there, her career as an actress also thrived and now she is counted as one of the promising actresses. She is set to appear in movies and shows such as Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore and Love Life of HBO Max.
But, her personal life also intrigued everyone else, so, let’s look into her private life with this article. Scroll down this Jessica Williams article.
What Happened To Jessica Williams Boyfriend, Blaine Spesak?
Actress/Comedy queen Jessica Williams was in a relationship with Blaine Spesak, a professional photographer from Valencia, California. Although she never openly spoke about her relationship with her boyfriend out in public, she gave glimpses of her dating life on her social media accounts.
Blaine first appeared on Jessica’s IG on 20 September 2014. So, we believe it was around that time they started dating each other. After that, they started appearing on each other’s social media. Fans and family were thrilled about the relationship. However, tragedy struck in the life of Jessica after her boyfriend died on 9 February 2019 after being together for over 5 years.
At the time, Blaine was attending his last semester at New York University, where he was completing a Master’s in Fine Arts. Months after his death, she finally opened up about the grief and how she was dealing with it in a lengthy IG post. Fans showed her support for the immense loss that she had felt.
The family never released the reason behind his death.
Is Jessica Williams Dating Again After Boyfriend’s Death?
As of Oct 2021, Jessica Williams didn’t seem to be in a relationship. And even if she was, she preferred to maintain privacy when it comes to her relationship. So, none of her relationships caught public attention. There was not even a single post that hinted at her dating again.
What Do We Know About Jessica Williams Family?
First off, there is a Ghanian actress named Jessica Williams so it is obvious to mistake American actress Jessica’s family hailing from Ghana, but she isn’t. According to AnswersAfrica, a DNA test of the actress was performed and it showed that her mother’s side of the family hailed from the Bamileke tribe of Cameroon, in West Africa.
As for her, Jessica was born to her parents in California, United States. In one of her IG posts, she wrote: “I knew you were going to be a happy baby because I had such a happy pregnancy.” -My Mom, to me about twice a month. (Yeesh.) ALSO IM IN THIS PICTURE IN THE ULTIMATE CHILL MODE. (Tight) #tbt #throwbackthursday.”
Her father worked in LAPD whereas her mother worked for the state of California. She is very close to both of her parents.
“Me & my Mom’s boyfriend. Who married her around this time knowing full well it was a “package deal”. Happy Father’s Day, Dad.” she captioned a post on father’s day 2013. This suggested that her current father is her stepfather. There existed no information on her biological father.
Based on the throwback posts of her mom on her IG, Jessica inherited the sense of style and looks from her mother. But, more than that she inherited the determination to never be average, ever since her mother became angry about her getting c’s in her middle school tests. She opened up her eyes and inspired her to be the hardest worker in the room.
More about her family, she has at least one sister and a brother.
Jessica Williams Net Worth
Actress Jessica Williams has a total net worth of under $300 thousand.
Jessica Williams caught the acting bug at a very young age. She landed her first acting gig in 2006, where she landed the role of Vida Atwood in Just for Kicks, a TV series. She ended up working in TV shows such as UCB Comedy Originals, Girls, I Heart Arlo, and a few movies such as Booksmart, Corporate Animals, People Places Things, Delivery Man, Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald, and a few others.
However, her work in The Daily Show, where Jessica worked as a senior correspondent earned her prominence. But, she ended up quitting the show in 2017. She exclusively revealed to Entertainment Weekly that she was leaving the show after four years. She joined the show in 2012 and was the youngest correspondent.
Comedy Central offered to allow her to develop her show. “We see her as a great voice — she’s so dynamic and so funny and she’s kind of grown-up there at The Daily Show. Rather than say goodbye to her for her to go somewhere else, we want to make sure that we’re developing with her so that when she’s ready for her next platform, it can be with us,” said Comedy Central president Kent Alterman told.
How Old Is Jessica Williams?
Jessica Williams was born on 31 July 1939. She is 32 years old as of this writing in October 2021.
How Tall Is Jessica Williams?
Jessica stands tall to the height of 6 feet.
Is Jessica Williams On Instagram?
Yes, Jessica Williams is on Instagram. She has 303k followers on her IG account (@msjwilly).