Jesse Williams will now pay a reduced amount for child support to his ex-wife, Aryn Drake-Lee. Court documents say the actor’s child support payments have been temporarily changed to $6,413.
Williams initially paid $40,000 for child support each month. The change was made after Grey’s Anatomy The star reported a change in income in filings in December 2021, six months after he left the show.
He is currently appearing in the Broadway production of take me out, for which he would earn $1,668 a week. Lawyers for Jesse and Aryn have yet to comment.
Jesse Williams’ net worth explored
Also known as Jesse Wesley Williams, he is known for his appearance as Dr. Jackson Avery in the ABC medical drama, Grey’s Anatomy. He is also famous for his roles in movies The cabin in the woods, the butler, and Bandageand provided voice acting and motion capture for Markus in Detroit: Become Human.
According to CelebrityNetWorth, the 41-year-old’s net worth is estimated to be around $12 million. Although details related to his assets remain unknown, he has accumulated a lot of wealth through his career in the entertainment industry.
In addition to appearing in films and television series, he is also a member of the board of directors of The Advancement Project, a civil rights think tank. He is also the executive producer of Question Bridge: Black Mena media project, exhibit and curriculum for teachers and students centered on black male identity.
Jesse William’s career explored
Jesse Williams began his career as a television actor with an appearance on an episode of Law and order as the character of Kwame in 2006. He also played the role of Eric Medina in eight episodes of Beyond the Break in 2006. He also starred as Drew Collins in two episodes of the ABC Family comedy-drama. Greek.
He gained recognition for his appearance as Jackson Avery in Grey’s Anatomy in 2009. He announced his exit from the show in May 2021 with its final episode airing the same month. He was earning a salary of $6.25 million a year at the time.
The actor also played the recurring role of Joe Ryan on the Hulu show Small fires everywhere.
The Chicago, Illinois native made his film debut in the sequel to the 2005 film The Sisterhood of Travel Pants. He then appeared in the 2009 crime drama film Best of Brooklyn and landed his first starring role in the 2011 horror-comedy The cabin in the woods.
He was the executive producer of the 2016 documentary film Stay Woke: The Black Lives Matter Movement and produced the short film Two distant strangers in 2021. He now earns $1,668 a week for his work on Broadway’s take me out.
Jesse Williams and Aryn Drake-Lee relationship timeline
Jesse Williams dated Aryn Drake-Lee for five years before getting married in September 2012. They welcomed two children – daughter Sadie Williams in December 2013 and son Maceo Williams in October 2015.
The couple filed for divorce in 2017 and fought a series of court battles over custody of their children and spousal support for Jesse.
the Jacob’s Ladder star was ordered to pay more than $50,000 a month in child support as well as $50,695 a month in spousal support. He then filed an appeal challenging the order, saying he was paying a lot.
The couple finalized their divorce in 2020 and court documents said they would share joint legal and physical custody of their two children. Jesse was ordered to pay $40,000 in child support and $100,000 in two child support payments to his ex-wife.
The former couple were ordered by a judge in April 2021 to participate in a program for high-conflict parents. They recently settled their custody dispute in March 2022, stating that they would continue to share legal custody of their two children.
The judge recommended that they both seek co-parenting counseling as they need a lot of adjustments to their custody and visitation orders, many of which cannot be handled by the court.