- During his 17-year talk show host career, Montel hosted more than 3,300 episodes and interviewed 36,000 guests.
- Montel often says, “I never took the uniform off” because of his dedication to serving his fellow veterans.
- In addition to his naval awards and medals, he was given a Meritorious Service Award for his positive portrayal of the military on The Montel Williams Show.
- His language at the Naval Academy was Chinese; he then studied Russian and became a Russian linguist.
- Williams has helped raise more than $1.5 million for MS research.
- Montel was president of his high school class for two years.
- Montel received his sixth Emmy nomination in 2009 not for his talk show but for a supporting actor role in the long-running daytime soap Guiding Light.
Montel: Did You Know?