- Truth always wins, no matter what situation you are in. Well, the scenario perfectly resembles the life of America’s Got Talent contestant, Archie Williams. He was falsely convicted for the crime he didn’t commit and was sentenced to life-long prison.
- However, as the truth sided with him, he got out of jail. And he shared his journey with the AGT’s family.
- Net Worth, Salary, and Income
- Wrongly Jailed Free After 37 Years in Prison
- Parents, Family, and Sibling
- Body Measurement: Height and Weight
Truth always wins, no matter what situation you are in. Well, the scenario perfectly resembles the life of America’s Got Talent contestant, Archie Williams. He was falsely convicted for the crime he didn’t commit and was sentenced to life-long prison.
Archie Williams was born in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. His birth date hasn’t yet revealed, but when he came to AGT’s, he was aged 59. Archie has the American nationality and African-American ethnicity.
Net Worth, Salary, and Income
Archie gained the attention by auditioning hit talent show, American’s got Talent 2020 by singing Elton Jon’s Don’t Let The Sun Go Down On Me. With his overwhelming voice led him to garner four Yes from the judge Howie Mandel, Heidi Klum, Sofia Vergara, and Simon Cowell. Then in Judge Cuts, he was automatically advance to the Quarterfinals with no performance.
In the Quarterfinals, Archie came up with the Stevie Wonder’s song Love’s In Need of Love Today, which gained standing ovations from the judge Howie Mandel, Heidi Klum, and Sofia Vergara. Not only that, but his overwhelming voice also help her garner enough votes to step up toward Semifinals.
In AGT’s semifinal, Archie showcased his performance by singing Westlife’s Flying Without Wings. He earned a standing ovation from Howie Mandel, Heidi Klum, and Sofia Vergara and got the place in 4th, 5th, or 6th place in America’s Vote. However, with some online vote and Sofia Vergara and Heidi Klum, the judge’s vote gave him the green light to perform in the finals.
Eventually, Archie gave his performance by singing The Beatles, Blackbird, in finals. In Finale, he with Marvin Winans sang, Everything You Touch is a Song, which didn’t let him win AGT. He must be earning hefty amount or net worth followed by the AGT platform.
Wrongly Jailed Free After 37 Years in Prison
Archie was jailed on the accusation of raping and stabbing a white woman in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. The 59-year-old man had to spend 36 years in prison for the crime he didn’t commit.
At 22, Archie was charged with life imprisonment without parole in 1983. He said he was home asleep at the time of the assault. Before his performance, he said in an interview that his fingerprint wasn’t found at the scene,
“as a poor black kid, [he] didn’t have the economic ability to fight the state of Louisiana,”
However, everything changed when the Innocence Project took up his case, who requested DNA testing and fingerprint comparisons to prove Williams’ innocence.
Eventually, Archie’s fingerprints were submitted in March 2019 and proven to be the wrong person to commit the crime. After 36 years, his charges were dismissed.
Parents, Family, and Sibling
Archie hasn’t spoken anything about his family background. Also, his childhood and education remain low key.
Body Measurement: Height and Weight
Archie’s height stands at 5 feet 7 inches, and weighs remains unknown. He has black eyes and black hair.