Billye Aaron’s real name is Billye Suber Williams who is best known as the wife of Hank Aaron. Hank was a longtime MLB home run king who died on Friday, January 22nd, at the age of 86, according to CBS Atlanta. Billye caught the attention of the media when she was given a standing ovation in honor of her late husband at the MLB All-Star Game.
Billye Aaron is a charitable executive and television personality, was born on October 16, 1936, in Anderson country to Nathan Suber and Annie Mae Smith Suber. She has her ancestorial roots from Africa. Other information about her personal life is still under the curtains and unknown. She went to Clemons School in Neches, Texas, and then to Lincoln High School in Dallas, Texas, where she graduated in 1954. Billye received her B.A. in English from Texas college in Tyler, Texas, in 1958. She received a fellowship to attend Atlanta University in Atlanta, Georgia, where she earned her M.A. in 1960.
Billye Aaron Career
Aaron taught English in Atlanta public school system as well as Spelman College, Morehouse College, South Carolina state university, and Morris Brown College. She was hired as a co-host for WSB- “Today TV’s in Georgia” in 1968, making her the first African American woman in the southeast to co-host a daily, hour-long talk show.
In 1980, she was the development director for the United Negro College Fund’s Atlanta Branch. During her fourteen-year tenure with the organization, she co-hosted the annual telethon, ‘Lou Rawls Parade of Stars,’ co-founded the mayor’s MASKED Ball, and became the organization’s second female vice president of the southern region.
Billye is not active on social media and doesn’t have any accounts on social media platforms. She does have some hashtags on Instagram which feature her and her husband’s pictures. She doesn’t have a Wikipedia page unlike her husband Hank Aaron.
Billye Aaron Biography
|Real Name||Billye Suber Williams|
|Birth Date||October 16, 1936|
|Age (as of 2021)||84 Years|
|Birth Place||Anderson County, Texas, USA|
|Profession||Charitable Executive & Television Personality|
|Height||in feet inches – 5’ 4” – in Centimeters – 163 cm|
|Weight||in Kilograms – 68 kg – in Pounds – 150 lbs|
|Mother||Annie Mae Smith Suber|
|School||Clemons School, Lincoln High School|
|College||University of Atlanta|
|Who was her husband?||Hank Aaron|
|Children||Four (Ceci Haydel, Gaile, Hank, Jr., Lary and Dorinda)|
Billye hank married on November 12, 1973, becoming his second wife after divorcing his first wife, Barbara Lucas, in 1971. Aaron and her husband, Hank Aaron, have four children: Ceci Haydel, Aaron’s daughter from her first marriage, and Gaile, Hank, Jr., Lary, and Dorinda, from Hank Aaron’s first marriage. They also have grandchildren: Emily Jewel and Victor Aaron Haydel.
Billye Aaron Net worth
As of 2021, the total net worth of Billye Hank is around $1 million. The holdings of assets under her name are still aren’t disclosed but she is living a luxurious life. The main source of her income would be her career and also his husband’s earnings they share together.
- She has been a member of the NAACP for many years and chaired the organization’s main fundraiser, the annual Freedom Fund Dinner, for five years.
- Billye Aaron has been named emeritus director of the NAACP Legal Defense Fund.
- She has received numerous awards for her service, including the Martin Luther King, Jr. “Salute to Greatness” award in 2003 and the YWCA Woman of Achievement award.
- Aaron was a long-time Cleveland Browns fan, attending many games in disguise in the team’s “Dog Pound” seating section.
- Billye’s husband hank is also known by his nickname, Hammerin Hank.
- She and her husband established the Hank Aaron Chasing the Dream Foundation to recognize achievements in assisting low-income children’s education.