Diana Williams Husband Info, Son, Age, Salary

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Diana Williams Husband Info, Son, Age, Salary

Quick Information

  • Date of Birth 1958-07-18
  • Age 62 Years 3 Month(s)
  • Nationality American
  • Birth Place Columbus, Ohio, United States
  • Profession Journalist
  • Zodiac Sign Cancer
  • Religion N/A
  • Ethnicity/Race White
  • Son/s Nathaniel Williams
  • Daughter/s 2
  • Children/Kids 3
  • Relationship Status Married
  • Husband/Spouse Douglas Wayne Shanks
  • Divorce/Split Not Yet
  • Wedding Date 1985
  • Dating/Affair No
  • Net Worth Not Disclosed
  • College Duke University
  • Height/ How Tall? 5'6"
  • Weight 66 kg
  • Hair Short
  • Hair Color Blonde
  • Eye Color Blue
  • Lesbian No

An independent and strong woman isn't the one, who only progresses in her professional career but remains with her closest people and takes care of them in times of distress. 

WABC TV reporter, Diana Williams faced similar circumstances in her life when two tragedies befell on her family. In turn, Diana even risked her job to be together with her husband and son, who had been victims of severe medical conditions.

Eventually, Diana proved herself to be a winner when her family remained intact through the sorrow and came out victorious.

Tragedy Befalls On Husband And Son; Wedding Date Plus Family

Diana had been married to her husband, Douglas Wayne Shanks, for nearly 30 years when the couple became aware of Doug's health condition. Following their wedding in November 1985, the duo had never faced such a disastrous situation until then and had lived a peaceful family.

After undergoing extensive medical checkups, Doug was diagnosed with Amyloidosis, a rare disease in November 2014. 

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Further, another tragedy struck the family as the couple's son, Nathaniel Williams Shanks, who worked as the US Air Force's pilot, suffered a deadly road accident the following year in 2015.

Diana, who is the mother to two more children from her marriage to Douglas, was left in charge after all the men of her family were left incapable of performing even their regular duties.

Diana Williams and husband Douglas Wayne Shanks on their 33rd Wedding Anniversary in November 2018 (Photo: Diana Williams' Facebook)

Nevertheless, the journalist took all the responsibilities and supported her husband throughout his chemotherapy. She then took care of her son during his recovery from the accident while also taking care of her other children, Amy Shanks, and Laura Sutton Shanks; earning the title of "Mother of the Year" in 2018.

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Diana's husband also eventually healed from his disease and celebrated his 33rd wedding anniversary with his wife in November 2018. With Douglas being finally recovered, the couple can now focus to build their marriage stronger. 

Diana Williams' Salary & Net Worth; Height, Weight, Age

Diana, who looks young even at the age of 60, is a successful journalist and anchor working for the WABC TV. Serving several leading news channels like WSOC-TV, WTVD, WBTV, and WHDH after completing her education from Duke University; Diana was already a renowned reporter when she joined WABC TV in 1991.

Despite her short height of only five feet five inches (1.60 m), she soon became a favorite with the viewers and even focussed on keeping her weight in check so as not to lose her fans.

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Diana is now one of the most recognized journalists working for WABC TV. Interestinglythere is even a rumor that the network will provide a holiday to the all staffs of the network on her birthday that lies on 18 July.

For her applauding contributions, Diana receives an annual salary averaging $87,153; however, the amount of her net worth is not disclosed.

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