Mykelti williamson net worth is a famous american actor who is known for his role as Bubba in the award-winning 1994 film Forrest Gump, as well as roles in films such as Ali, Con Air and Waiting to Exhale. He has also appeared on television shows including Boomtown and Justified. He is a native of St. Louis, Missouri and is a graduate of Los Angeles City College and Gene Evans Motion Picture School. He is married to Sondra Spriggs with whom he has two children, Nicole and Maya.
Williamson was born Michael T. Williamson on March 4, 1957 in St. Louis, Missouri, United States and is a member of the American family. His mother, Elaine is a certified public accountant and his father was an Air Force non-commissioned officer. He is of African descent and his natal zodiac sign is Pisces.
He began his acting career at an early age, appearing on the television series Starsky and Hutch and Hill Street Blues. He then made his film debut in 1984's Streets of Fire, alongside Diane Lane and Michael Pare, followed by Miracle Mile (1988), Number One with a Bullet (1989), Wildcats (1996), Free Willy (1993), Heat (1995) and Primary Colors (1998).
Mykelti williamson is a popular actor who has appeared on many movies and tv shows. His starring role as Private Benjamin Buford "Bubba" Blue in the Oscar-winning 1994 film Forrest Gump, earned him international recognition. He also starred as Josh Gibson in the HBO film Soul of the Game, and Detective Bobby Smith in the crime drama Boomtown. He has also had a recurring role on the FX show Justified as Ellstin Limehouse.