Who is Tyrel Jackson Williams?
Tyrel Jackson Williams was born on 16 March 1997, in Westchester County, New York State USA, and is an actor, probably best known for his work portraying the character Leo Dooley in the television series “Lab Rats” which aired on Disney XD. He was also a part of the program “Brockmire”, which aired from 2017 to 2020.
The Net Worth of Tyrel Jackson Williams
As of mid-2020, Tyrel Jackson Williams’ net worth is estimated to be over $1 million, earned through a successful career in the acting profession, in the entertainment industry since 2004, and working on both TV series and in films.
Early Life and Career Beginnings
Tyrel Jackson grew up in Westchester County, and at a young age developed an interest in acting, leading him to pursue various professional projects as a child. His first appearance was as a child in the television series “Everybody Hates Chris” in which he portrayed a much younger version of Chris Rock’s character. The show is based on the life of Chris Rock, and parodies the title of “Everybody Loves Raymond”.
At around the same time, he made his film debut in “The Naked Brothers Band: The Movie” which stars Nat Wolff and Alex Wolff.
The film follows the story of a fictional rock group, consisting of children who due to various disputes causes them to split-up before eventually reconciling and reuniting. He also worked on the romantic comedy film “Failure to Launch”, which starred Matthew McConaughey and Sarah Jessica Parker. The film tells the story of a man in his mid-30s who still lived in the home of his parents, with no interest in ever getting away from his comfortable life there.
Continued Acting Work
After another brief appearance in “Everybody Hates Chris”, Williams then ventured into voice acting, voicing the character Tyrone in the show “The Backyardigans” during its third and fourth season.
The children’s show aired on Nickelodeon, and is about a group of anthropomorphic friends who go on adventures using their imagination while playing in the group’s shared backyard. The show was intended to be a live-action show at the start, but a concept for an animated version was developed. The show was also known for its original songs, often sung in different genres depending on the theme of the episode.
Afterwards he appeared as a guest in both “Good Luck Charlie” and “Modern Family’. In 2010, he portrayed Jordan Bennett in the show “Community”, a role which he would reprise two years later.
The show aired on NBC, and as the name connotes it is about people studying at a community college within a fictional town. It was highly acclaimed during its run, developing a cult following. It is based on the experiences of its creator Dan Harmon, during his time in community college.
Rise to Fame – Lab Rats
After a few more guest appearances in shows such as “Pair of Kings” and “Batman: the Brave and the Bold”, Tyrel Jackson was cast in his most notable role. In 2012, he began appearing in “Lab Rats” and would stay with the show for its entire run of four years. The Disney XD show follows the story of a teenager, who after moving in with his billionaire stepfather, accidentally discovers that he has step-siblings possessing super-powers due to bionic enhancements.
While working on the show, he also had other projects including being the host of the show “Just Kidding”, which he worked on for three years alongside filming “Lab Rats”. The reality show is a hidden camera program taking inspiration from “Just for Laughs: gags” and “Candid Camera”. The difference in this program is that it is children pulling the jokes in public, with a hidden camera to record everything. His work in “Lab Rats” also opened more opportunities for him in Disney XD, as he was cast as the character Mikey in the original movie “Pants on Fire”, starring alongside Brittney Wilson, and is about a compulsive liar whose lies start coming to life and affecting his day-to-day activities.
Recent Projects – Brockmire
After the end of “Lab Rats”, Tyrel Jackson soon landed another voice role, in the show “Future-Worm!” He voiced the character Presto in the show about the characters Future-Worm and Danny, who end-up going through various time-traveling adventures using a time machine that looks like a lunch box. The show aired from 2016 to 2018, though it was only one season and 21 episodes, but each episodes had a lot of content. as each was a compilation of various shorts. Other stars of the show included Jessica DiCicco, Ryan Quincy, James Adomian, and Andy Milonakis. After the first season fully aired, Disney XD announced that it was canceling the show.
This was not the end, as Tyrel had gained another regular role in the show “Brockmire”, appearing as one of the main characters during its first two seasons, alongside Amanda Peet, JK Simmons, and Hank Azaria. It follows the story of a play-by-play announcer of baseball, who has an emotional break down while working due to his wife’s infidelity. After being away from the public for many years, he tried to get back on his game while calling a minor league game. The show ran for four seasons before concluding its story.
Tyrel Jackson is single, and hasn’t disclosed any information about past or present romantic endeavors. He prefers to keep things private, not having any public social media accounts. Like him, his brothers have also pursued careers in acting, with his older brother Tyler James also getting a lot of recognition for his work. Since the end of “Brockmire”, he has not been reported to be in any new projects, though a lot of productions have stopped in 2020 due to the spread of the coronavirus.