Aryn Drake-Lee - Updated Apr 2024

Aryn Drake-Lee


Aryn Drake-Lee is a real estate broker. Aryn Drake-Lee is known as the ex-wife of actor Jesse Willam. Willam is known for his role as Dr. Jackson Avery in Grey’s Anatomy.

Early Life

On December 12, 1981, Aryn Drake-Lee was born in Chicago, Illinois, United States. As of now, she is 42 years old. Her birth sign is Sagittarius.

According to nationality, Aryn is an American. For education, Aryn went to French American International School. Later, she attended Barnard College.

Additionally, she joined Columbia University. Moreover, Aryn has kept her parents away from media attention. She hasn’t yet revealed anything about her family members. Aryn Drake-Lee has kept her early life a mystery.

Aryn Drake-Lee – Net Worth 2024

She has been one of the finest and most successful brokers. She got into the limelight after she was married to Jesse Williams. After, their divorce she has been out of the media attention.

Thus, there is no information on what is Aryn doing now. Therefore, Aryn’s net worth is still not known. Aryn prefers to stay out of the limelight after her divorce.

Personal Life

Aryn Drake-Lee worked as a history teacher in a high school in New York. It is the place where Aryn and Jesse Williams met each other. During that time, Jesse makes his debut on the big screen.

Therefore, she helped a lot with his career upliftment. Later, she moved with him to California after his acting career took off. They were together for over half a decade. On September 1, 2012, they finally decided to marry each other.

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Caption: Aryn with her ex-husband Jesse Williams. Source(Essence)

Additionally, the intimate ceremony was given in Los Angeles. Later, in December 2013, they were blessed with a daughter named Sadie Williams. And, in October 2015, they welcomed a son named Maceo Wiliams. In April 2017, Williams filed for divorce.


Aryn Drake-Lee started her career as a booker while she was studying at Barnard College. She started her career in Harlem under the tutelage of Webb and Booker. It is the largest block management company in the country.

Later, she worked at William B. May as a real estate agent. She worked there before joining Brown Harris Steven as an Associate Real Estate Broker. Aryn is one of the most successful brokers in their Park Slope office. She gained media attention when she married Jesse Williams.

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Caption: Aryn with her work partner. Source(Instagram)

Jesse Williams started his professional career in 2006. She made his debut with the TV series Law & Order, in 2006. He also played the role of Eric Medina in Beyond the Break. After that role, he got a breakthrough in his career.

Jesse made his film debut as Leo in The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2. Additionally, he also played the role of Eddie Quinlan in Brooklyn’s Finest. On October 15, 2009, Jesse was featured as Jackson Avery in the TV series Grey’s Anatomy.

Williams has delivered a lot of his and played different roles. He also has been nominated for Favorite Dramatic TV Actor in 2016. He was also ranked No.6 on the list of TV’s 100 Sexiest Men, in 2010.

Later, he was also ranked No. 11 on the same list. He also worked as a producer in Stay Woke: The Black Lives Matter Movement in 2016. Additionally, Jesse won the humanitarian award at the 2016 BET Award.


Aryn Drake-Lee and Williams started having trouble in their relationship. And, Williams filed for divorce in April 2017. Moreover, he didn’t pay spousal support. He also asked for joint physical and legal custody of their 2 children.

Aryn supported him when he was struggling as an actor. Later, he wants to be the hot single guy in Hollywood. In June 2017, there was an ugly fight occurred. Jesse’s lawyer claimed that Aryn did not allow Williams to spend enough time with the children.

When Williams was in the shoot for The Butler with Minka Kelly. Moreover, there was a rumor that they were dating each other. Later, he opened up about his divorce and cheating rumors.

Additionally, Kelly and he confirmed that they had been dating for a few months. Aryn pushed for sole custody of their children citing his violent temper, in August. Therefore, she requested the judge not to allow his girlfriend near her children.

The court allowed joint custody of their children, on August 15.  Hence, Williams was asked to pay her $160,000 for temporary spousal support and to cover her legal fees.

Moreover, he paid $50,695 per month in spousal support. Then, she requested an increment. He pays $100, 000 monthly in child and spousal support to Aryn.

Aryn Drake-Lee – Body Measurements

She has been maintaining her body structure. Aryn stands 5 feet 7 inches (175 cm) tall. Therefore, she weighs around 80 kg (176 pounds). Aryn’s body measurement is 40-32-42 inches respectively.

Moreover, Lee wears a shoe size of 7 US. Whereas, Lee has black hair color and black eye color. In conclusion, she is very pretty and beautiful.

Social Media

Aryn is only active on her Instagram account. She has an Instagram account named @mamascarab with 5,213 followers. She is seen posting photos of herself, her children, and her work.