Kelli Williams Net Worth 2022, Age, Husband, Children, Height, Family, Parents, Movies, TV Shows

Kelli Williams

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Kelli Williams is an American actress and director. She is known for her roles as Lindsay Dole in the legal drama The Practice, psychologist and deception expert Dr. Gillian Foster in Lie to Me, and Jackie Clarke in Army Wives.

Early life

NameKelli Williams
Net Worth$5 million
OccupationActress, Director
Age52 years
Kelli Williams net worth 2022

Kelli Renee Williams was born on June 8, 1970 (age 52 years) in Los Angeles, California, United States. She is the daughter of actress Shannon Wilcox and plastic surgeon John Williams. Her parents divorced when she was 13. She has one brother and two half-brothers.

Williams earned her Screen Actors Guild card before her first birthday by appearing in a diapers commercial and appeared in several other commercials as a child. She attended elementary school at Lycée Français, and graduated from Beverly Hills High School in 1988. While attending school, she was active in the performing arts department. After starring opposite Steve Burton (who would go on to gain fame on General Hospital) in the school’s production of Romeo and Juliet, she was signed by an agent.


Kelli Williams began her career on television in 1989, with a role in an episode of the CBS series Beauty and the Beast and as the first victim of the Hillside Stranglers in NBC’s made-for-TV film The Case of the Hillside Stranglers.

Williams’ first feature film appearances were in Zapped Again! (1990) and There Goes My Baby (1994) opposite ER’s Noah Wyle. She also appeared in The Young Riders in 1991. Also in 1994, she played Jennifer Stolpa in the TV movie Snowbound: The Jim and Jennifer Stolpa Story. She guest starred in the Fox teen drama Party of Five in its first season in 1994 as Annie Alcott.

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She guest-starred in the 1992 Law & Order episode “Sisters Of Mercy” as a meth addict who accuses a nun of sexually abusing her. Beginning with episode 11, “Moon Cross” (aired on February 5, 1995), of the science-fiction series Earth 2, Williams appeared in a multiple-episode story arc in the role of Mary, a human orphan raised on another planet by the indigenous alien species known as the Terrians.

In 1997, she took her most prominent role as Lindsay Dole Donnell on the ABC legal drama The Practice. She appeared in the series The Lyon’s Den and Hack, as well as two episodes of Scrubs. Williams appeared as Dr. Natalie Durant on the NBC television show Medical Investigation which began in the fall of 2004 and ran for 20 episodes before being canceled. Also in 2004, she starred in the TV movie A Boyfriend for Christmas.

In 2000, Williams starred in the TV movie Flowers for Algernon, based on the novel/short story by Daniel Keyes. In May 2007, she portrayed Holly Lauren/Kathleen Shaw in the Law & Order: Criminal Intent sixth-season finale episode, “Renewal,” as a friendly neighbor of Detective Mike Logan (Chris Noth); her character died toward the end of the episode.

In August 2008, Kelli Williams was cast in a lead role as psychologist Dr. Gillian Foster in the Fox series Lie to Me, opposite Tim Roth as Dr. Cal Lightman, which ran for three seasons and ended in 2011. In April 2011, she was cast in a guest role as Shelley Chamberlain, a grieving mother on a killing spree in the CBS series Criminal Minds.

In October 2011, Kelli Williams was cast in a guest role as a kidnapped child’s mother called Elizabeth Flint in the CBS series The Mentalist. In 2012, she landed the recurring role of Jackie Clarke in the Lifetime series Army Wives and was quickly promoted to a series regular.

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On August 12, 2015, Ties That Bind, the first original series from the Up Network, debuted with Williams playing police detective Allison McLean. The series balances McLean’s work and family. In 2020, she joined the cast of the new Paramount network series, Coyote, starring Michael Chiklis. Kelli Williams stands at an appealing height of 1.65m and has a good body weight which suits her personality.


Kelli Williams was married to Ajay Sahgal from 1996 to 2017. His ex-husband is an author and they had their three children. She converted to Hinduism after marrying her husband. The couple has three children. She told Marie Claire that she got breast implants when she was 19 and had them removed when she was 22. Williams speaks French and Spanish and has volunteered with the Young Storytellers Program. As of mid-2022, Kelli Williams is still not married but has three children Sarame Jane Sahgal, Ravi Lyndon Sahgal, and Kiran Ram Saghal.

Kelli Williams net worth

How much is Kelli Williams worth? Kelli Williams net worth is estimated at around $5 million. Her main source of income is from her career as an actress. Kelli Williams’s salary per month with other career earnings is over $1 million annually. She is one of the richest and most influential actresses in the United States. Her successful career has earned her some luxurious lifestyles and some fancy car trips.