Keith David

Keith David - Updated Mar 2023

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Updated On February 6, 2023

Keith David is a famous actor from America. Keith David gained popularity due to his unique deep voice and strong on-screen personality in more than 300 roles in cinema, theater, and television, as well as interactive media.

Early Life and Childhood

Keith was born on June 4, 1956, in  Harlem, New York, United States of America. Currently, he is 66 years old and his real name is Keith David Williams. He loves to be called by his birth name.

He is the father of Lester Williams (father), a director, and Dolores (mother), a manager. There is no information about his siblings and their professions. He is delighted with his family members and loves to spend quality time with his family.

There is no information available like how he spent his childhood, who was his friends, his behavior with others, and so on. All the information related to William’s childhood is secret. He is American by nationality, his zodiac sign is Gemini, his religion is Christian and his ethnicity is secret.


He studied at the Manhattan School of Performing Arts. And then, he studied at Julliard School’s Drama Division and then graduated from there in Arts. He was very interested in acting since childhood and he used to participate in programs related to acting.

There is no information available about how he was with his teachers and pals and his interest in studies and so on. Maybe in the future, he will give details related to his educational background at that time, and we will update him here.

Keith David  – Net Worth 2023

The estimated value of his net worth is $ 5 Million. His work as a famous American actor and brand endorsement is his primary source of income. As of right now, his monthly, weekly, and yearly salaries are unknown.

He now enjoys a luxurious lifestyle and various expensive vehicles thanks to sales and excellent jobs. If he provides his weekly, yearly, and monthly salaries then we will update him here.

Career and Professional Life

He started his career as an actor and worked in John Houseman’s acting company and productions like “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” and “Waiting for Godot”. He gain his name and fame from the movie named “The Thing” and the movie was directed by John Carpenter in the year 1982.

David performed in many series “Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood” where he played Keith who is the coin collector. His blockbuster movie was “NMen at Work” and the movie was directed by Emilio Estevez. Other movies he appeared in such as “Marked for Death”, “Stars and Bars”, “Dead Presidents” and “Clockers”.

Williams was dubbed in the animated series named “Gargoyles” as Goliath and also in the movie “Spawn“. In the movie “Volcano”, he played Police Lieutenant Ed Fox in the year 1997. And in the same year, he dubbed in “Princess Mononoke”. 

The movies he appeared in such as “Armageddon” as Kimsey, “Something About Mary” as Charlie, and “The Chronicles of Riddick: Pitch Black” in 2000 as Imam. Between 2002 and 2010, he played in various movies which contain comedy genres such as “‘Barbershop”, “Chain Letter”, “Agent Cody Banks”, “Delta Farce”, “First Sunday”, “Mr. & Mrs. Smith”, “The Chronicles of Riddick” and “Crash”.

He also worked in animated voices where he dubbed his voice in “Coraline” and “The Princess and the Frog”. Also, in video games such as “Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2’ as Sergeant Foley” and “Saints Row IV”.

David began his career at a young age. Within a short time, he progressed in his job and was able to influence people through his work and gain widespread notoriety. Williams’s professional path eventually came full circle as he rose in popularity. He gained not just international fame but also fame in his native United States of America.

Keith David Williams during his shooting time (Source Twitter

Caption: Keith David during his shooting time (Source Twitter

Brand Endorsements

Keith endorsed some brands and promoted their products. The brand endorsement is also his primary source of income and he earned lots of profits from his brand endorsement.

He endorsed and promoted the products of the brands such as Wisk Laundry Detergent Tablets, Chevrolet’s “Make Your Money Count” Sales Promotion, AT&T, U.S. Navy, United Parcel Service, X-box, BMW, Air America Radio and Hennessey V.S. Cognac. Maybe in the future, he will promote the products of other brands and at that time, we will update him here.

Awards and Nomination

He has won two times “Primetime Emmy Awards” for his Outstanding Voice-Over performance for “Unforgiveable Blackness: The Rise and Fall of Jack Johnson” and “The Necessary War”.

Plus, he won the “Best Ensemble Award” for the movie named “Barbershop”. Maybe in the future, he will win more awards, at that time, we will update him here.

Relationship Status

First of all, he married Margit Edwards but their marriage didn’t last long and then they split up. After that, he married Dionne Lea Williams and they together have two children named Mealea and Ruby.

His each date history has been verified and fact-checked. He is enjoying his married life with his wife and they are so much in love with each other.

He only wants someone who will be in a serious relationship and loves him for a lifetime and he found that quality in his husband. Maybe in the future, he will be in a relationship, so we will update him here.

Keith David Williams with his wife (Source Instagram)

Caption: Keith David with his wife (Source Instagram)


Even Keith’s professional life is kept private, as is any information about him. Plus, Keith has the skills to manage both his personal and business lives, and he has never disclosed any information to the public.

Additionally, Keith has never been the focus of any controversies or speculations, and he is a famous actor, gay rights and political activist.

Body Measurements

His actual height is 6 feet 2 inches and his weight is 78 kg. According to his images, his hair color is dark brown and silky, and his eyes are also attractive and brown.

His body type is average with a great personality and other body measurements like biceps, chest, and waist, are unknown inches. He is concerned about his body but takes a proper diet and has clear and fair skin.

Keith David Williams posing for a photo (Source Instagram)

Caption: Keith David posing for a photo (Source Instagram)

Keith David  – Social Media

Williams is active on social media. On Instagram, he has 219K followers and has followed 106 people there as well as he has posted 306 posts and his Instagram account is marked with a blue checkmark. His account username is @silverthroat.

We find his official Facebook account where he has 575K followers and he has followed 16 people. David’s Facebook account is marked with a blue checkmark. We find his official Twitter account where he has 74.7K followers and has followed 300 people. He has joined Twitter in November 2009.