Roy Williams Biography

March 20, 2020
First published on:March 20, 2020
by John Max

Facts of Roy Williams

Birth Name Roy Allen Williams
Birth Place Marion, North Carolina
Famous Name Roy Williams
Net Worth $12 million
Salary $2.3 Million
Position in Team Head coach
Current team North Carolina
Nationality American
Ethnicity White
Currently Married Yes
Married to Wanda Williams m. 1973
Children two

Roy Allen Williams, better known as Roy Williams is a professional college basketball coach currently working for the North Carolina Tar Heels. Earlier, he served at Kansas (1988-2003), and as an assistant coach for North Carolina (1978-1988) as well as for Charles D. Owen HS from 1973-1978.

Marion, North Carolina native, Roy William, was born on 1st August 1950, under the star sign Leo. By nationality, he is an American who came from a white ethnic background.

Net Worth & Salary As Of 2020

Roy Williams is a indeed wealthy person who has a jaw-dropping net worth of $12 million as of 2020. Ranked 8th at 2020 NCAAN Highest-paid Coach, he has an annual school pay of $2.3 million and total pay of $4.1 million from North Carolina. In the list, John Calipari, Mike Krzyzewski, and Mick Cronin hit the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd positions respectively.

Roy Williams' House Colleyville, Texas (TX), US SOURCE: virtualglobetrotting

Further, he owns a million-dollar house at Chapel Hill, North Carolina. Also, he has a mansion at Colleyville, Texas (TX).

Personal Life

Roy William is married to Wanda. His wife is a 1972 Carolina graduate. Most probably, the couple might have met for the first time at Carolina University.

Williams' wife Wanda Williams SOURCE: Player Wives & Girlfriends

The couple shares two children: a son, Scott, and a daughter, Kimberly, as well as three grandsons. Furthermore, Scott holds a business degree from UNC who played point guard for the Tar Heels in 1997–98 and 1998–99. Whereas, Kimberly is a former UNC dancer in 2000 and 2001 and owned The Dance Spot in Huntersville.

Early Life & Education

Willian spent his early years in the small western North Carolina towns of Marion and Spruce Pine nd later relocated to nearby Asheville, with his family where he grew up. While pursuing his high school education at T. C. Roberson High School in Asheville, North Carolina, Williams lettered in basketball and baseball all four years.

Upon graduation, he enrolled at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where he studied the game under coach Dean Smith. 


  • 3× NCAA Division I Tournament 
  • 9× NCAA Division I Regional – Final Four 
  • 9× ACC regular season 
  • 3× ACC Tournament 
  • 4× Big 12 regular season
  • 3× Big 12 Tournament 
  • 5× Big Eight regular season 
  • Big Eight Tournament 


  • 2019 USA Today Sports National Coach of the Year
  • 2× AP Coach of the Year won in 1992 & 2006
  • 2× Henry Iba Award won in 1990 & 2006
  • 1997 Naismith College Coach of the Year 
  • 2× ACC Coach of the Year won in 2006 & 2011
  • 2006 Adolph Rupp Cup
  • 2003 John R. Wooden Legends of Coaching Award 
  • 3× Big 12 Coach of the Year won in 1997, 2002, & 2003
  • 4× Big Eight Coach of the Year Award won in 1990, 1992, 1995, & 1996

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