Holly Williams Biography

Holly Williams is an Australian journalist who has won many hearts for the work she does as a journalist. She is a well-known Australian resident who is respected by her colleagues for her work on reality television. Williams works as a reporter and news correspondent.

She has worked for CBS News Network for the broadcast of 60 minutes on the news network magazine. Holly gained fame while working with CNN News as a reporter. She has also worked as a China news correspondent. She is one of the gorgeous female reporters who have won the hearts of millions of people and viewers while creating massive news on social media platforms. 

Early Life

Holly Williams was born and raised in Australia only. Both of her parents come from Tasmania, Victoria States, and raised Williams together with them. Holly holds an Australian nationality and belongs to the white race of society. She went to Hamilton College and attended secondary school in Hamilton, Victoria.

She has earned her bachelor’s degree in Asian studies from the Australian National University. Holly has also earned her master’s degree in international relations. She attended Deakin University for her master’s. She also attended Nieman Fellow at Harvard University and was there at the university from the year 2007 to 2008. Thereafter, she started her career in 2012.

Holly Williams Career

Holly started working for CBS in October 2012. Before this placement, she had previously worked for BBC News, Sky News, and CNN news networks. She spent almost 12 years while being working as a correspondent in China and meanwhile, she learned the Chinese language.

Holly also studied the Turkish language and became a correspondent in Turkey while working for a news channel. Williams and her colleague Andrew Portch received the Polk Award in 2012 for an article that was about leading female war correspondents.

At the CBS network, she was profiled with several other women in March 2016 by Elle Magazine for her outstanding performance and reporting styles. She covered the news on Chen Guangcheng (a Chinese human rights activist) for which she received the award in 2012.

Rise to Fame

She was also included in an article for her coverage in the New York Times in August 2015. On 12 March 2017, the American television news magazine CBS Network- 60 Minutes broadcasted two segments that Williams produced centered around the series of interviews being conducted with Mohamedou Slahi.

Slahi was one of those individuals who were held in Guantanamo American officials acknowledged. The news network described the interview as Slahi’s first television interview since he extradited deported and she traveled to Mauritania for the success of those interviews.

In 2022, Williams returned to Ukraine to cover the Russo-Ukrainian crisis. She visited eastern Ukraine to report on the war zone, and during her visit, she was accompanied by Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky.

Holly Williams Biography

Real Name Holly Williams
Birth Date 1978
Age (as of 2023) 45 Years
Birth Place Tasmania, Australia
Nationality Australian
Profession Journalist
Religion Christianity
Sun sign Gemini

Physical Statistics

Height in feet inches – 5’ 6” – in Centimeters – 168 cm
Weight in Kilograms – 57 kg  –  in Pounds –  126 lbs
Shoe Size Not Known
Hair Color Brown
Eye Color Brown
Body Type Slim




School Hamilton College
College Australian National University, Deakin University

Relationship Status

Marital Status Married
Who is her husband?
Children Two 

Personal Life

Holly married an entrepreneur whom she met in China while working there. He is a Spanish national and living in Istanbul with his soulmate Holly and their two children, a son and a daughter. Other than this, we couldn’t find any information about the identity of her husband.  

Holly Williams Net worth

Holly earns an estimated $100,000 annually from her journalism career. However, she has never raised an issue with her revenue value and seems to be a lovable reporter and correspondent. She has been working for 60 Minutes – the news magazine for many years. Holly is rated to be worth $3.5 million. She has never been friendly about her assets, earnings, and investments.

Moreover, it is estimated that she earns revenue from her journalism career only and has gained massive wealth from this along with other investments. She owns an expensive house, a luxurious lifestyle, cars, and an admirable lifestyle. Her success is the motive of many people who admire most of the personalities of the world.


  • Despite most of the city being under the control of ISIS, she reported inside the city.
  • Holly considered it as one of her life’s Bizarre experiences.
  • Just within a few weeks after giving birth to her daughter, she went to the jungles of Burma in order to cover the story of tribal soldiers.
  • During this span of time, she kept pumping breast milk every few hours so that she could still breastfeed her child upon returning home.

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