Amika Khali Williams is the daughter of an American actor Cress Williams and his former wife Simbi Khali, a U.S.-based actress and singer. Cress is known for his works in Prison Break and Close to Home. The portrayal of Mayor Lavon Hayes on The CW series Hart of Dixie is among his recent major appearance that gained massive attention. His performance as Terrence “Scooter” Williams in Living Single and as Inspector Atwon Babcock in Nash Bridges, has been applauded across the country. He also played the role of the title character in Black Lightning, which aired on the CW Television Network.
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Amika Khali Williams’s Family Background
Amika’s father Williams was born in Heidelberg, Baden-Württemberg, West Germany. He attended Fullerton College and graduated from the University of California, Los Angeles in the theater. During his college days, he appeared in several plays like ‘Othello’, ‘Red Roses’ and ‘The Elephant Man’.
Amika’s mother was born on April 28, 1971, in Jackson, Mississippi. Khali’s family moved to Chicago’s South Side when she was 2. At a very young she became interested in singing. She started doing theatre at Chicago’s ETA Creative Arts Foundation. After attending Duke Ellington School of the Arts for some time, in 1993 she went to the California Institute of the Arts to complete a degree in acting.
Amika’s parents tied the knot in 2000. They separated in 2011 after eleven years of marriage. She had an older brother, Elijah Khali Thomas Williams.
Amika Khali Williams’s Career
Amika’s father garnered a massive response from the audience for his splendid performance in Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (1994). Cress’s notable works include Fallen Detective (1998), Never Been Kissed (1999), Your Eyes (2014), Code Black, NYPD Blue, Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman, JAG, Living Single, Nash Bridges, Providence, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, Veronica Mars, The West Wing, Close to Home, ER, and Grey’s Anatomy.
Amika’s mother Khali is recognized for portraying Nina Campbell on the 3rd Rock from the Sun. Her notable film appearances include Vampire in Brooklyn, A Thin Line Between Love and Hate, and Plump Fiction. She gained popularity from the TV show Martin. She gave voice to the character Varesh Ossa in the video game Guild Wars Nightfall, and Amanda in the video game Detroit: Become Human.
Amika Khali Williams’s Family Net Worth
Amika might be focusing on her studies, for there is no information about her wealth. Amika’s parents earned a lot of fame and fortune with their acting skills. Her father Cress reportedly earns a salary of $175,000 per year. His net worth is about $2 million. The actor is known to possess a collection of luxurious cars. According to news reports Amika’s mother possesses a wealth of $1-5 million, most of which she acquired as a professional actress. However, there is no accurate information about her annual salary.