Bio: Montel Williams

Published October 1, 2010

Montel Williams earned his media celebrity status as a riveting Emmy Award-winning television personality and radio talk show host. He is a decorated naval officer, inspirational speaker and book author, wellness entrepreneur and health advocate. 

Williams hosted “The Montel Williams Show,” a nationally syndicated talk show by CBS Paramount Television, for 17 years, taping over 3,500 shows and interviewing more than 30,000 guests focusing on key social issues involving ordinary people coping with extraordinary circumstances. He received a Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Talk Show Host; and later his show was nominated for Outstanding Talk Show two years in a row. 

Over the past year, Williams hosted a daily syndicated radio talk show, “Montel Across America.” The program provided insight into social, political and economic issues along with information on health and wellness. The show received tremendous response; however its parent company, Air America, went out of business in January 2010.

Battling multiple sclerosis daily, Williams has built the Living Well with Montel brand, by incorporating life experience and the information he has accumulated through personal account and professional opinions. Living Well is focused on products that can help consumers live better physically, emotionally, financially and spiritually.  The premier Living Well product, the Healthmaster Emulsifier, was launched in 2009. Multiple health and wellness products under the brand will be available in the marketplace in the spring of 2010.

Written by BET-Staff

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