Tyler James Williams is an American actor known for his role as Chris Rock in the hit sitcom series Everybody Hates Chris. Though we know about his character and filmography, nothing much is known about his personal life. This article takes a look at his filmography as well as his personal life, which includes all the women he has dated and his current relationship status.
Tyler Williams is a true New Yorker, born in Westchester County and brought up in Yonkers, New York. He grew up in a family of five with his mother, Angela Williams, and father, LeRoy Williams, and two younger brothers, Tyrel Jackson Williams and Tylen Jacob Williams. Just like him, his brothers are also in the field of acting. What is more interesting is that Tyler William has appeared in both of his little brothers’ Series in a cameo role.
Tyler Jame Williams Acting Career
As a young child, Tyler always showed interest in acting, and hence he started his acting career pretty early in his life. Williams was just 4 when he got his first acting gig. Before getting his breakthrough role, he starred in Little Bill as the voice of Bobby and played a character in Sesame Street from 2000 to 2005.
In 2005 he played the title character in the hit series Everybody Hates Chris. This role was what brought him the fame and recognition he needed as an actor. He was 13 when he started the role, a bare teenager. When the Series ended in 2009, he was almost 18. His performance in the show earned him a Young Artist Award in 2007.
After the Series ended, he went on to do a guest appearance in Series like Two for the Money and Law & Order: Special Victims Unit. In 2009 he also appeared in True Jackson season 2. He played the part of True’s love interest.
In 2012, he also played the role of Cyrus DeBarge in the movie Let It Shine by Disney Channel. It was a lead role. He was cast along with Coco Jones, Trevor Jackson, and Brandon Mychal Smith. The same year he guest starred in Lab Rats, a Disney XD series.
It was the same Series his brother Tyrel Jackson Williams was a part of, and his role was to be his brother’s future self. Now that must be one accurate portrayal of the future self. In 2014, he was cast as Noah on the television series The Walking Dead. He had a recurring role in the hit series.
His recent project includes the movie The Wedding Year; it is a Young adult Romcom film Directed by Robert Luketic and stars Tyler Williams as ‘Jake’ along with Sarah Hyland, Jenna Dewan, Matt Shively, and Anna Camp. In 2020, he acted in the movie The Argument.
His most recent project is an ABC sitcom, Abbott Elementary. It is a hit Mockumentary style sitcom that premiered in 2021, with two seasons as of 2023 and a renewed season three for the new year. His role as Gregory Eddie earned him an Emmy nomination for outstanding actor in a comedy series.
Tyler James Williams Love Life
This 30-year-old actor’s relationship status is assumed to be single. As of now, no details are known about any partner in his life. His past girlfriends include Karina Pasena. This thirty-year-old singer was rumored to be in a relationship with Tyler, though there is no official confirmation as to whether they have dated or not. There were photos of them photographed together, but nothing was confirmed by both party.
There was also news about him dating Russian American actress Anastasia Baranova. Nothing much is known about how they began their relationship, but they made their relationship official in 2017. The pair even made it Instagram official by posting each other’s pictures on Instagram.
But the relationship did not last, and the couple silently broke up. Since then, there are not many rumors of him dating anybody. His chemistry with his Wedding Year Co-star Sarah Hyland has caused many fans to speculate they might have something going on, but that remains mere speculation.
In February 2022, in an interview with Jimmy Kimmel on Jimmy Kimmel Live, he talked about how weird it was for him to date. Growing up in the limelight created an imbalance in his life; this fame is one of the many reasons for his being single.