Buzz Williams Biography

March 19, 2020
First published on:March 19, 2020
by John Max

Facts of Buzz Williams

Birth Name Brent Langdon Williams
Birth Place Greenville, Texas
Famous Name Buzz Williams
Net Worth $10 million
Salary $3.8 million
Nationality American
Ethnicity White
Profession College Basketball Coach
Currently Married Yes
Married to Corey Norman m. 2000
Children Four

Brent Langdon Williams, a.k.a. Buzz Williams is an American basketball coach serving for the Texas A&M University as head coach. Previously, he served for Virginia Tech (2014-2019) and Marquette (2008-2014) and New Orleans (2006-2007) as head coach and at Texas-Arlington, Texas A&M–Kingsville, Northwestern State, Colorado State, and Texas A&M as an assistant coach.

Greenville, Texas native, Buzz Williams was born on September 1, 1972, under the star sign Virgo. He holds an American nationality and belongs to the white ethnic background.

Net Worth & Salary As Of 2020

Buzz Williams is one of the highest-paid basketball coaches. In 2019, A&M signed Buzz Williams to a six-year deal worth more than $24 million in base salary. In his first season, William will earn a base salary of $3.8 million, and that figure will increase by $100,000 each year through the duration of his contract.

In the 2020 NCAAB Coaches' list, he is ranked #12 with an annual school pay of $3.8 million-plus max bonus of $850,000. In the list, John Calipari, Mike Krzyzewski, and Mick Cronin 1st, 2nd, and 3rd position respectively.

As of 2020, his net worth is approximately $10 million.

Has Four Children With His Wife

William is a married man. He tied the knot with his college sweetheart, Norman, in 2000, on June 10, 2010. They first met while they attended Texas A&M. 

Buzz Williams shares four children with his wife SOURCE: fwags

The couple shares four children: daughters, Addyson and Zera, and sons Calvin and Mason. 

Family & Early Life

Corey was born Corey Lin Norman on April 3, 1974; Corey is one of the children born to Betty and Edward Earl Norman.

Raised up in Van Alstyne, Texas, Corey earned a bachelor's degree in kinesiology from Oklahoma City University in 1994. Further, he holds a master's degree from Texas A&M University–Kingsville in 1999.

Career

In 1994, Williams started his coaching career at Texas-Arlington as an assistant. Further, he had the same roles at Texas A&M–Kingsville (1998–1999), Northwestern State (1999–2000), Colorado State (2000–2004), and Texas A&M (2004–2006).

Head coach at Texas A&M University SOURCE: The Athletic

In 2006, he became the head coach for a season in New Orleans (2006-2007) and again served as assistant coach Marquette (2007-2008). In 2008, he was named the new coach at Marquette, where he served until 2014, winning a 2013 Big East regular season.

On March 21, 2014, Buzz Williams became announced the head basketball coach at Virginia Tech, replacing James Johnson. On April 3, 2019, it was announced that Williams would be leaving Virginia Tech to take the same position at Texas A&M. 

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