DeAngelo Williams - Biography

Last Modified: Oct 6, 2022

DeAngelo Williams
Profession: Former American footballer
Best Known For: Carolina Panthers (football team)
Salary: $2 million
Net Worth: $16 million

Personal Details

Born on : April 25, 1983 (age 40)
Birth Name /
Full Name:
DeAngelo Chondon Williams
Birth Place: Wynne, Arkansas, USA
Horoscope: Taurus
Father's Name: Odell Hill
Mother's Name: Sandra Hill
Siblings: 1


High School: Wynne High School
University: University of Memphis
Ethnicity: African-American
Nationality: American


Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Married Date: July 23, 2016
Wife's Name: Risalyn Burzynski
Children: 4

Rhiya Williams (daughter)
Harper Williams (daughter)
two sons

Body Measurements

Height: 1.75 meter (5 feet 9 inch)
Weight: 93 kg (205.03 lb)
Hair Color: Black
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Shoe Size: N/A
Bicep Size: N/A
Chest Size: N/A
Waist Size: N/A

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Who is DeAngelo Williams?

DeAngelo Williams is a former American football running back by profession and African-American by nationality. He played for Carolina Panthers from 2006 to 2014 and for Pittsburgh Steelers from 2015 to 2016.

DeAngelo Williams – Age, Parents, Siblings

DeAngelo Williams’ birth took place on April 25, 1983, in Wynne, Arkansas, USA. He was born as DeAngelo Chondon Williams to parents Odell Hill and Sandra Hill. He is not the only child of his parents and has a sibling, a sister.

Source: Instagram (DeAngelo Williams with his sister (left) and a family member)

Education, Ethnicity

For education, Williams attended Wynne High School. After graduation, he enrolled at the University of Memphis where he played for Memphis Tigers football team.

His ethnicity is African-American.

DeAngelo Williams – Girlfriend, Wife, Children, Divorce

Williams married his longtime girlfriend Risalyn Burzynski on 23 July 2016. He and his wife have four children, two sons, and two daughters. Their older daughter is named Rhiya Williams and their younger daughter is named Harper Williams.

DeAngelo Williams is happily married to his wife without any rumors of extramarital affairs or divorce.

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Source: Instagram (DeAngelo Williams, Risalyn Burzynski with their children)

DeAngelo Williams – Career

Before fame

Williams played football in both his high school and college days. He was a  letterman in track & field but could not play in his sophomore season due to a broken bone in his foot. 

In 2004, he was named 2004 Pro Football Weekly All-America Team and Conference USA Offensive Player of the Year for the third straight year.

Played for

In the 2006 NFL draft, DeAngelo Williams was and on April 29, 2006, was selected by the Carolina Panthers in the first round with the 27th overall pick. From 2006 to 2014, he played for Carolina Panthers.

While on the team, he played against Philadelphia Eagles, Arizona Cardinals, Tampa Bay Buccaneers,  San Francisco 49ers,  New Orleans Saints, and Seattle Seahawks, to name a few. On March 10, 2015, DeAngelo Williams was released from the team.

On March 13, 2015, he signed a two-year contract, $4.0 million with Pittsburgh Steelers. After a successful season, he announced his retirement from NFL via Facebook on June 25, 2018.

In addition to playing football, he is also a wrestler and appeared on April 2, 2017, episode of Impact Wrestling but soon announced his retirement on July 5, 2017. In addition, he is also a breast cancer activist.

On  July 2, 2018, Williams announced his return to wrestling for Impact.

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Source: NBC Sports (DeAngelo Williams)

Played with

DeAngelo Williams has teamed up with Reggie Bush, LenDale White, Laurence Maroney, and Joseph Addai.

DeAngelo Williams – Net Worth, Salary

The net worth and annual salary of Williams are estimated at around $16 million and $2 million respectively.

DeAngelo Williams – Instagram, Twitter, Facebook

On social media sites Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook, DeAngelo Williams is followed by thousands of followers and counting. He also has an official website -

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