Kenny Williams Wife Zoraida Sambolin: Married Life & Kids

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Kenny Williams is happily married to his wife, Zoraida Sambolin, a popular television journalist. 

He previously exchanged wedding vows with his ex-wife Jessica and had five children (TeMeka C. Williams, Dedrick Q. Williams, Kenny Williams Jr., Kyle Williams, and Tyler Williams). 

But it didn’t work out, and he tied the knot for the second time with Zoraida in July 2014 and became the parents of two step-kids, Nicolas and Sofia.

Kenny With His Wife Zoraida
Kenny With His Wife Zoraida (Source: Instagram)

Kenneth Royal Williams is a former outfielder in MLB who was also Executive Vice President with the Chicago White Sox.

Sadly, he was recently fired, but his legacy will live on since he was one of baseball’s most prominent Black executives.

Kenny Williams Wife: Who Is Zoraida Sambolin?

Zoraida Sambolin is an Emmy award-winning journalist currently co-anchoring for the Weekday Edition of NBC 5 News Today.

In March 2013, she rejoined the morning team, having previously spent two years as the co-anchor for CNN’s Early Start.

Before joining NBC5, Sambolin achieved recognition as the creator and Emmy award-winning host of “Small Talk for Parents” on WYCC-TV and “Nuestros Ninos” on WSNS-TV from 1999 to 2002.

Kenny And Wife Zoraida
Kenny And Wife Zoraida (Source: Facebook)

Earlier in her career, she was the director of broadcasting for the Chicago City Colleges.

Sambolin made significant contributions to the Latinx community by becoming the first Chicago on-air broadcaster to work concurrently at English and Spanish-language stations.

She hosted “Un Buen Doctor,” a weekly Spanish-language medical series.

Moreover, she earned numerous accolades for her work on two parenting programs developed for cable distribution.

Personal Details Of Zoraida Sambolin 

Zoraida resides in Chicago with her husband and their two children, Nicolas and Sofia.

Her son, Nicolas Hobbs, is a student-athlete at the University of Iowa, a basketball team member pursuing a pre-business major.

In 2019, the couple paid $5 million for an 8,100-square-foot home on Bellevue Place on the Gold Coast.

Just before a few weeks, the pair sold a Streeterville townhouse spanning 3,800 square feet, which they owned through a trust.

Kenny, His Wife, And Step Kids
Kenny, His Wife, And Step Kids (Source: Instagram)

In addition to her career, Sambolin is an active volunteer for various organizations and specializes in raising awareness about breast cancer in underserved communities.

Sambolin is deeply committed to supporting Autism Speaks in its mission to raise awareness about the growing prevalence of autism nationwide.

She generously volunteers her time and expertise to this cause.

In addition to her involvement with Autism Speaks, Zoraida dedicates her time to various Chicago-area organizations, including the Anti-Defamation League and the Puerto Rican Alliance, where she serves on the Advisory Board.

In April 2012, Sambolin received a breast cancer diagnosis, and in May 2013, she courageously made her battle with breast cancer public.

Following this announcement, she underwent a double mastectomy on May 28, 2013, and is now cancer-free.

Kenny Williams Fired By Chicago White Sox 

The Chicago White Sox recently announced that they have terminated the employment of Executive Vice President Ken Williams and General Manager Rick Hahn, effective immediately.

Williams joined the White Sox’s front office as a scout in 1992.

He had served as the club’s general manager for 12 years before taking on the role of executive vice president, a position he held for 11 seasons.

Williams and Hahn played pivotal roles in Chicago’s victory in the 2005 World Series.

The White Sox also clinched the AL Central in 2008 and made playoff appearances in 2020 and 2021. However, the franchise has faced challenging times in recent years.

In response to the news, Williams released a statement expressing his gratitude for his time and opportunities with the team.

Chanda Rai
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