By now we’ve all heard the dulcet tones of Ted Williams, the man with the golden voice who’s gone from homeless to inundated with job offers since his voice became the latest viral sensation on YouTube. We learned even more about him today when he appeared on the “Today” show. Here’s 10 things about formerly homeless Ted Williams and his golden voice, including this shocker: He has NINE kids!
1. He has nine kids: seven girls and two boys.
2. He’s also a grandfather!
3. He’s 53 years old.
4. He was “discovered” by Doral Chenoweth III, a video reporter at the Columbus (Ohio) Dispatch.
5. He has job offers from NFL Films, MTV, the Cleveland Cavaliers and more.
6. Quicken Loans has offered to buy him a house.
7. He now has a PR rep but earlier this week he didn’t even have an ID!
8. He believes God blessed him with his million-dollar voice.
9. He has been sober for two years but before that had a drinking problem that dated back to 1996.
10. He got divorced in 1998, and he ended up out on the streets after failing to kick his drinking habit.
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