Brian Williams was born May 5, 1959 in New York. He was raised in Elmira, and later moved to New Jersey.
Brian has been a news anchor in several different cities, most recently in New York City. He was the host of the weekend edition of NBC Nightly News for many years before replacing Tom Brokaw as the main anchor on the weekday edition.
Brian has one son and one daughter. He and his entire family live in Connecticut.