To be best at something, one must have to do a lot of hard work and requires a lot of passion. Such a beautiful and appropriate example will be Malinda Williams. Malinda Williams is also known as Malinda Williams-Phifer. Malinda is a famous American actress, producer, director, and play writer. She was born on September 24, 1970, in a small city in Elizabeth, New Jersey, United States of America. Malinda is an African-American actress who was very successful in imprinting her name in acting, dramas, and Movies.

Quick Info 
Full NameMalinda Williams
Date of Birth September 24, 1970
Birth PlaceElizabeth, New Jersey, United States of America
Father's NameFred Williams
Mother's NameBeverly Williams
Age50 years old
Height5 ft 2 in / 157 cm
Weight112 lb / 51 kg
Body Measurement35-25-37
Height5 feet and 2 inches
Hair ColorDark Brown
Eyes ColorDark Brown
Relationship StatusDivorced
Spouse(s)/Partner(s)Mekhi Phifer(Divorced),
ChildrenOmikaye Phifer(Son)
Net worth $2.5 million

What is she famous for?

She is famous for her incredible performance in the movies such as  A thin Line Between Love and Hate, Sunset Park, High School High, Damn Whitey, Uninvited Guest, The Wood, Dancing in September, Exposure, Idlewild, and many more. Besides all of this, she is famous for her kind behavior as well as her distinctive habit. Besides this, Malinda Williams is also an activist speaking for the black community especially.


Malinda Williams
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Early Life and Bio

Malinda Williams is a famous and popular actress born on September 24, 1970, in a small city in Elizabeth, New Jersey, United States of America. She was born to Fred Williams and Beverly Williams. Her father, Fred Williams, was a teacher by profession, and her mother, Beverly Willams, used to work in a corporate office.

Besides her parents, Malinda has two beautiful sisters named Lisa Sorensen and Leslie Dunn. Malinda loved to watched movies and copied the acting. She uses to note every step of acting what she thought would be helpful for her. Williams was determined to be an actress from her early age. She used to perform in several Theaters.

Nationality and Physical stats 

Milanda Williams was born in a small city in Elizabeth, New Jersey, United States of America. She belongs to American nationality and holds the ethnicity of African-American. She is blessed with a fair height of five feet and two inches, and the total weight of her body is 71kg. The color of her hair is dark brown, and the color of her hair is dark brown as well. The birth sign and Zodiac sign of this artist and actor are Virgo.

Her distinctive features include short brown hair, beautiful lips, and around the nose. Her favorite food was pizza, and her favorite tourist destination is France.  She belongs to American nationality and holds an ethnicity of African-American.

Education: Schooling

Like all the children in this world, Malinda Williams attended Westfield Highschool. She used to borrow films from her friend, whose father used to run a movie shop. Malinda was fascinated by acting and wanted to be an actor. After her graduation, Williams attended Union County College of Elizabeth for her higher study.


Malinda Williams started her professional career in movies in the year 1993. Her first movie was Laurel Avenue, and she was cast as Sheila Arnett in this movie. She took a break of three years and did another movie named A Thin Line Between Love and Hate. William was cast as Erica Wright, and her acting in this movie is considered one of her best performances of all time.

The same year she did another two popular movies, Sunset Park and High School High.  The movie High School High was directed by Hart Bochner and starred Jeff Wright, John Neville, Brian Hooks, Jon Lovitz, and many more. Malinda did her first Tv series in the year 1987. She acted on The Cosby Show, where she was cast as Althea Logan. Throughout her entire life, she has done some popular movies such as Miami Vice, Rock, South Central, under one roof, and many more.


Malinda Williams
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Awards and Achievements

Malinda Williams has been nominated for more than six awards in her entire film career. She has also won Grand Jury Prize for best performance by an Actor(Male or female). She was awarded for her role in the movie named The Undershephers in 2012. In 2003, she was nominated for the Image Award for Outstanding Actress in a Drama Series. Consecutively, she has been nominated for two Image Awards for her incredible and best performance in the movie Soul Food.

Personal Life: Relationships

Malinda Williams has been married two times in her life. Her first marriage was with another popular actor named Mekhi Phifer. This couple separated in 2003 and has a son named Omikaye Phifer. Later, Malinda married another famous rapper named D-Nice. They divorced in 2010.

What is Malinda Williams’s Net worth?

The total net worth of Malinda Williams for this year is  US$ 2.5 million. However, her salary has not been unfolded yet.


Malinda Williams
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Social Media Presence

Malinda Williams is on Instagram with more than 574k followers. She is also on Twitter with 240.6k followers. 


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