- Justin Hylton-Williams is the son of American actor and singer Christopher Williams who followed in his father’s path in music
- The 35–year-old is married and a father who welcomed his first child in 2016
- Justin has step-siblings from different mothers as his father was in several relationships from the moment he rose to stardom.
Justin Hylton-Williams is the first son of American singer Christopher Williams. He is also the great-nephew of legendary jazz singer Ella Fitzgerald through his father who was the singer’s nephew. Hylton-Williams took a cue from his father and great aunt and towed the part of the music.
He was born from the singer’s affair with a woman named Maya Hylton which happened in the mid-late 1980s.
Justin Hylton-Williams has 2 step-siblings who were born after him and by 2 other women. The 1985-born is nothing like his father as he is mostly away from the media’s spotlight.
Justin Hylton-Williams’ Mother was a Stylist
Maya Hylton, Justin Hylton-Williams’ mother was a stylist who used to work with singers. She was a well-known celebrity stylist among musicians, especially for their music videos.
Maya and Williams met through this avenue as the entertainer was just about to start off his career in the industry. Considering that her job afforded her to work with celebrities – both old and new, Maya quickly fell for the singer and actor.
3 years before Christopher Hylton got his big break in the industry, he and Maya welcomed a son. The boy’s name is Justin Hylton-Williams and he has also been called Christopher Jr.
Justin Hylton was born on September 27, 1988, was the product of the romance between the stylist and actor/singer. The relationship did not last for so long though as soon after Williams’ rise to fame, he moved on to another woman while Maya was almost never heard of again.
Many sources claim that the 35-year-old is the first and oldest child of the actor. Nonetheless, his father has made certain posts and comments suggesting that he has an older daughter who graduated from George Mason University in 2014.
He Has a Younger Step-brother and Step-sister
About 2 years after his birth, Justin became an older brother to a boy named Austin Dash-Williams. Austin was born in 1990 and his mother is Stacey Dash, an actress, author, and one-time commentator for Fox News.
Justin’s father was in a relationship with Stacey for a brief period of time but it was enough time for them to procreate.
At the time of Austin’s birth, Dash was barely 23 years old and heavy into drugs. She was also tired of life and admitted that she wanted to die. Additionally, Dash thought about having an abortion. However, she prayed to God to help her make a decision and she decided not to have the abortion.
Justin’s younger brother, per his Instagram handle, is an entrepreneur who loves to snowboard and have fun.
3 years after Justin Hylton’s younger brother was born, his father, Christopher Williams welcomed yet another child with another woman.
Cierra Barnes-Williams was born in June 1993 from the then-relationship with Heather Barnes. She attended Del Sol High School and graduated in 2011 afterward she proceeded to the College of Southern Nevada.
Christopher Williams’ Son Followed in his Footpath
Hylton-Williams is just like his father when it comes to entertainment. He is the first and probably the only child of his father who is into music as well. Justin has reportedly worked with top musicians in the American entertainment industry such as Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs.
According to hollywoodmask, the young man is even an executive in the music industry. From his musical pursuits over the year, Justin Hylton-Williams is said to have a net worth of $2M.
Justin Hylton-Williams is Married and a Father
Christopher Williams’ first son is a married man and a father. Judging by social media posts from the actor, his son, married, and welcomed his first child, a daughter named Cori Christopher Williams.
The singer celebrated the birth of his first grandchild on his social media months after her birth. Cori was born in June 2016.
Christopher Hylton-Williams’ Father’s Marriage Controversy
— CHRISTOPHER WILLIAMS (@REALMENSINGCW) January 23, 2014
Christopher Williams has had many famous relationships and has even been tagged as a serial bachelor. It was claimed that he never got around to settling down and walking down the aisle.
After Williams’ relationship with Cierra’s mother, he went on to date more famous women, especially in the entertainment industry.
Hylton-Williams’ father dated the likes of Halle Berry with whom he had a rocky aftermath. This relationship lasted for just about a year; from mid-1991 to 1992.
In an interview, Halle admitted that she was in an abusive relationship which even got physical. With this testimony, many people believed that the said abuser was Chris Jr.’s father. The singer however disputed the accusation suggesting that Halle Berry was referring to fellow actor, Wesley Snipes.
A couple of years later, news began to circulate that the famous bachelor and father of 3 was married. The 1967 born was reportedly married to Natalie Macklin on July 7, 1995, in Sin City.
The union was referred to as ‘common law’ by Real Housewives of Atlanta’s star, Kenya Moore. Kenya was quick to disclose a lot of information about the relationship status of Macklin and Williams. This information included talks that the actor used to refer to his supposed wife as a groupie and she had a video to back up one of her claims.
In a June 2013 video, when asked if he was married, the R&B I’m Dreamin’ singer stated that he was not. This was enough response to dispute the allegations that he was married almost 2 decades ago.
A year after his response, the New Jack City actor’s confirmed that he was married to Natalie in a tweet. It is now confirmed that he did get married to Natalie in 1995.