Fani Willis serves as the district attorney for Georgia’s Fulton County which includes the majority of Atlanta. She holds the office as the first female occupant. On January 14, 2024, she gave an emotional, passionate remarks at a church in Atlanta Sunday morning, acknowledging the affair allegations against her last week and defending the special prosecutor she brought in for the election interference case against Donald Trump.
She is very open about her professional life and people often wants to know about her personal life. She is married with Fred Willis, as of 2024. Let’s find out who is he?
Who Is Fred Willis?
Fred Willis used to work as an extra job as a videographer. In 1996, they married and have two daughters together. In 2005, they divorced.
After the divorce, Fred chose to pursue his passion for videography full-time. He started his own video production company and quickly gained a reputation for his professional work. Over the years, Fred’s business grew exponentially and expand his team and work on a variety of high-profile projects.
Fred Willis Age
Fred Willis age is 60 years old, as of 2024. He was born in 1964 in Inglewood, California, U.S. His ex-wife, Fani Willis was born in 1971 in California. Her father, John C. Floyd III, was a Black Panther group founder who fell out with the movement due to internal disputes.
“My name is actually Fani (fah-nee), Taifa is my middle name, and my last name is Willis. So, my father was a Black Panther, so he was very Afrocentric… my name is Swahili. Fani actually means ‘prosperous,’ and Taifa means ‘people’. We’re not talking about material things in wealth, we’re talking about that stuff that really matters… I always remember my roots, that I come from a prosperous people, which are African people.”
Fani Willis Bio
Fani Willis is the current District Attorney of Fulton County, a position she has held since January 1, 2021. She was born in 1971 in Inglewood, California and is a member of the Democratic Party. Before becoming District Attorney, she served as a judge in the South Fulton Municipal Court from 2019 to 2020. She holds a Bachelor’s degree from Howard University and a Juris Doctor degree from Emory University.