William Jackson Harper Parents – Is He Related To Samuel Jackson? Girlfriend and Net Worth

People are curious about William Jackson Harper Parents. His fans want to know if he is related to Samuel L. Jackson. 

William Jackson is an American actor and playwright. He is famous for his role in the N.B.C. comedy show ‘The Good Place as Chidi Anagonye. He also starred in a lead role in the mystery comedy series The Resort.

Will made his New York debut in Full Bloom in 2006, a play about teenage learning about their sexuality. His role in Lynn Nottage’s play, Ruined was so fantastic that he won the 2009 Pulitzer Prize for Drama.

William has already appeared in 13 movies, including the recent Marvel’s Antman and the Wasp: Quantumania. He plays the role of Quaz. He has also worked in 22 Television shows.

He was also nominated for Critics’ Choice Television Awards in 2018 and 2019 and Primetime Emmy Awards once in 2020.

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William Jackson Harper Parents – Is He Related To Samuel Jackson?

No, William Jacksom Harper is not related to  Samuel  L. Jackson. The speculation about them being related is wrong, as the actors don’t share the same last name.

William Jackson Harper’s real name is William Fitzgerald Harper. He was born on February 8, 1980, in Dalla, Texas. He was raised in Garland, Texas.

William went to Lakeview Centennial High school. In 2003, he graduated from the College of Santa Fe.

Young Will Harper
Young Will Harper with his family (Source: Instagram)

Harper has difficulties in his early career days because of his name. His name was only somewhat suited for the entertainment business as it was too long.

Harper decided to go as “William Jackson Harper” when he registered for Actor’s Equity Association, as most of the variations of “William Harper” were already in use.

Later he thought of adding “Jackson” in the middle, his mother’s maiden name to honor her sacrifices and love for him.

In an interview, he said, “I’ve guess I’ve seen it on Twitter, like, someone tweeted at me, “Dude, just tell me. Are you related to Samuel L. Jackson?” And I just…I’m not even going to…I’m not dealing with this. That’s weird. But no, I am not at all related to Samuel L. Jackson…”

Fans started speculating and connected the two stars without realizing that their last name was different, and the confusion started.

William Jackson Harper Girlfriend

William Harper is very private and doesn’t like sharing much about his personal life. There hasn’t been any mention of someone as his girlfriend on his social media.

William Harper Girlfriend
William Harper with Ali Ahn (Source: Instagram)

However, he was rumored to be dating Ali Ahn, an actress. The pair shared many pictures together but have yet to have specific captions. So it’s hard to speculate if she is his girlfriend, ex-girlfriend, or just a friend.

It can also be speculated that they are dating in private and are in a long-term relationship. This is not as far-fetched as it seems, as they have been seen in public together.

William Jackson Harper Net Worth

Looking at his long list of career credits and immense influence on his social media followers, it is very hard to know his net worth exactly.

The actor is a star of the N.B.C. Comedy The Good Place, and he was also recently cast as Quaz in Marvel’s Antman and the Wasp: Quantumania. These big projects must have paid a lot of money for his role.

William Harper Movie
William Jackson Harper on The Underground Railroad (Source: Instagram)

According to Celebworth, William Harper’s net worth is Four Million Dollars. His acting, playwriting, and social media marketing add to his wealth.

He is 43 years old and still full of energy and goals in life.

His two other projects, Jodie and A Man in Full, are also releasing soon. So we can expect his wealth to increase in recent years.

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