Buzz Williams - Biography

Last Modified: Oct 3, 2022

Buzz Williams
Nick Name: Buzz
Profession: Basketball coach
Best Known For: Texas A&M, Virginia Tech (basketball team)
Salary: $3 million
Net Worth: $6 million

Personal Details

Born on : September 1, 1972 (age 50)
Birth Name /
Full Name:
Brent Langdon Williams
Birth Place: Greenville, Texas, USA
Horoscope: Virgo
Father's Name: N/A
Mother's Name: N/A
Siblings: N/A
University: Oklahoma City University, Texas A&M University
Ethnicity: Caucasian
Nationality: American


Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Married Date: June 10, 2000
Wife's Name: Corey Norman
Children: 4

Calvin Williams (son)
Mason Williams (son)
Addyson Williams (daughter)
Zera Williams (daughter)

Body Measurements

Height: 1.80 meter (5 feet 11 inch)
Weight: 82 kg (180.78 lb)
Hair Color: Light Brown
Eye Color: Blue
Shoe Size: N/A
Bicep Size: N/A
Chest Size: N/A
Waist Size: N/A

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Who is Buzz Williams?

Buzz Williams is a basketball coach by profession and American by nationality. He is currently the head coach at Texas A&M University.

Buzz Williams – Age, Parents, Siblings

Buzz Williams’ birth occurred on September 1, 1972, in Greenville, Texas, USA. He was born Brent Langdon Williams. His mother, who worked as a teacher, and his father, an engineer divorced when he was a child.

Growing up, he lived with his mother in Celina, Texas, and later moved in with his father in Van Alstyne, Texas. He played high school basketball but was not much good at it. So, instead, he learned from the school’s football coaches. He has not shared anything about his siblings.

Source: Instagram (Buzz Williams with his father- pictured Sept 2018)

Education, Ethnicity

He went on to study at Oklahoma City University and graduated from the same in 1994 with a bachelor's degree in kinesiology. He also attended Texas A&M University–Kingsville to earn and master’s degree in kinesiology, graduating in 2000.

His ethnicity is Caucasian.

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Buzz Williams – Girlfriend, Wife, Children, Divorce

On June 10, 2000, Buzz Williams married his longtime girlfriend Corey Norman. The couple has welcomed four children together- two sons Calvin Williams and Mason Williams and two daughters Addyson Williams and Zera Williams.

Source: Instagram (Buzz Williams with his children- pictured in Sept 2018)

Buzz Williams – Career

Buzz Williams started his career as a football coach in 1994. He was employed at Texas–Arlington as an assistant coach, a position he held until 1998. From 1998 to 1999, he worked as an assistant coach at the Texas A&M–Kingsville.

This was followed by an assistantship in Northwestern State (1999-2000), Colorado State (2000-2004), Texas A&M (2004-2006), and New Orleans (2006-2007). 

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In 2007, Buzz Williams was named the assistant coach for the Marquette Golden Eagles for a year. In 2008, he was promoted to head coach and worked in the same post until 2014. In 2014, he joined Virginia Tech men’s basketball team, working there until March 2019. 

On April 3, 2019, it was announced that Buzz Williams would be leaving Virginia Tech to work as the head coach for Texas A&M.

Source: Heavy (Buzz Williams)

Buzz Williams – Net Worth, Salary

Buzz Williams’ net worth is estimated to be $6 Million while his salary is estimated to be $3 Million. 

Buzz Williams –Instagram, Twitter, Facebook

As for social media, he is present on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook including his official website -

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