Quick Info about Marianne Williamson

  • Full NameMarianne Williamson
  • First NameMarianne
  • Last NameMarianne Williamson
  • Born NameMarianne Deborah Williamson
  • Birth date08/07/1952
  • Birth PlaceHouston, Texas
  • Height5.4'
  • Eye ColorDark Brown
  • Zodiac SignCancer
  • NationalityAmerican
  • EthnicityAmerican
  • ProfessionAuthor
  • Net Worth$2 million
  • Weight75kgs
  • Age67
  • SiblingPeter and Elizabeth
  • ParentsSamuel Williamson and Sophie Ann
  • Facebookhttps://www.facebook.com/williamsonmarianne
  • Twitterhttps://twitter.com/marwilliamson

Last updated on April 6th, 2020 at 09:16 pm

Marianne Williamson is a well-known American politician, author, spiritual leader, and social activist. She is the founder of Project Angel Food that delivers food to the people suffering from HIV/AIDS and other fatal diseases. Williamson is also the co-founder of the Peace Alliance that supports peacebuilding projects. Williamson announced her 2020 presidential campaign on January 9, 2019. However, a few days earlier, on January 10, 2020, she left the presidential campaign.

Marianne Williamson’s 2020 Presidential Election Campaign:

2020 Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Marianne Williamson speaking at the Iowa State Fair in Des Moines, Iowa
2020 Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Marianne Williamson speaking at the Iowa State Fair in Des Moines, Iowa

The initial phase of Marianne Williamson’s presidential campaign began on January 28, 2019. Her interests in the presidency grew on August 2, 2018. Williamson confirmed to enter the initial debate on May 9 when her unique donor list was fulfilled. Her first debate was an absolute success as she just didn’t get praise from the committee but also her fund got increased in a huge context. On January 2, Williamson left her entire campaign which speculated in the withdrawal of her presidency. This was confirmed on January 10 and she now has nothing left for the presidential election and wishes good luck to all her former competitors.

Relationship with Donald Trump:

Relationship between Donald Trump and Marianne Williamson
Relationship between Donald Trump and Marianne Williamson

Unlike many other nominees, Marianne Williamson’s relationship with Donald Trump hasn’t been bad. Although she has left the campaign, she was willing to beat Donald Trump with all the love in her heart. She supported Trump before and she believes she will support him even if he gets re-elected as America’s next president. She was even compared to the ‘leftwing Trump’. It is believed that the two have similar belief systems in their lives.

Early Life:

Marianne Williamson was born as Marianne Deborah Williamson on July 8, 1952, in Houston, Texas, USA. She is the youngest of the three children of Samuel Williamson and Sophie Ann. She completed her high school from Bellaire High School. Then, she joined Pomona College to study theater and philosophy. But, she dropped out of college and a decade later, she joined the University of New Mexico and lived in the city with her boyfriend. They broke up a year later and Marianne traveled back to the USA where she joined the University of Texas to complete her studies. She then moved to New York to start her career in singing but wasn’t happy at all because of some bad boys. She suffered from depression after her breakup and then, she got happy again and decided to live her life helping others.


Marianne Williamson is committed to spiritual activism
Marianne Williamson is committed to spiritual activism

Her career actually started as a singer in New York. Later, when she returned to Houston, in 1979, she ran a coffee shop and also sang in a nightclub. In 1983, she closed her coffee shop and moves to Los Angeles. Williamson started teaching at Philosophical Research Study when she was living in Los Angeles. In 1998, Williamson left her job as a teacher, sold her home and joined the ministry. Williamson became the spiritual leader for a unity church in Michigan. She left the job and moved back to LA in 2009. In the year 2014, Williamson ran in the elections of House of Representatives for California’s 33rd district but she failed. She has also written more than 13 books in the miscellaneous category.

Personal Life:

Marianne Williamson with her daughter India Emma
Marianne Williamson with her daughter India Emma

Marianne Williamson’s first marriage came in the year 1979 when she was in Houston. She married a Houston businessman which she now calls it a fifteen-minute mistake. She took care of a friend who was suffering from AIDS. It has been found that she was married to Larry Fortensky. According to the source, she has dated producer Howard Koch Jr. and the actor Dwier Brown. In the year 1990, Williamson gave birth to a daughter. She named her India Emma. Now, India has got a doctorate degree in History. When she was at her financial crisis, she lost two of her homes in Detroit worth $3 million.

Net worth:

The estimated net worth of Marianne Williamson is approximately $2 million. Her source of income has been very low from politics. Apart from politics, she earns from her writings. She is even considered as one of the best-selling authors of the USA.


  • Marianne’s surname would have actually been Vishnevetsky. Her grandfather changed this surname to Williamson when he saw Alan Williamson Ltd while he was traveling on a train.
  • Her source of inspiration as a spiritual leader is the book named A Course in Miracles written by Helen Schucman published in 1975.
  • She was once a roommate of actress Laura Dern.
  • Marianne has helped Steven Tyler to get off drugs.
  • Marianne Williamson has been a huge supporter of African American reparations and her presidential campaign had to do with a lot of this kind of stuff.

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