Abraham Williams may not be one of the names you are familiar with on-screen but he is surely living out his professional life in the entertainment industry. Currently shuttling between Hawaii and Washington, DC, the cinematographer is also known for his intimate relationship with the celebrated American Democrat and representative of Hawaii’s 2nd congressional district, Tulsi Gabbard.
Abraham William’s skills behind the screen have seen him produce quite a good number of films but his claim to fame is to a large extent reliant on his close ties with the reputable politician. Here are the facts you should know about Tulsi’s better half.
Abraham Williams’ Biography
An American editor, steadycam operator, and colourist, Abraham Williams was born in New Zealand in 1989. He is a Hawaiian native and his mother’s name is Anya Anthony, she manages Tulsi’s district office in Honolulu. After his mother remarried, he became a stepson to Timothy S Anthony, a Social Studies teacher at Kalākaua Middle School in Honolulu.
As regards his educational qualifications, Abraham Williams attended high school in Hawaii after which he enrolled in a University where he bagged a degree in Arts and Communication.
Abraham Williams began his professional career shortly after college. He started off as a photographer, managing a site where he offers paid services on photography and cinematography. Following his creative skills, he receives jobs as a crew member for a number of quality films, including Raphael Dumtaro: Warrior of Love that starred star actors like Josh Margulies and Gina Evangelisti. Williams is also a part of the production team of the 2016 film The Ace. In 2018, his crew produced Down on the Sidewalk in Waikiki and The Pit Where We Were Born. The same year, he worked as a cameraman for films like Go for Broke and Last Taxi Dance. The full-length movie, The Candle & the Curse, which was released in May 2019, also had him as a crew member. The film which was written and directed by Anuja Ganpule-Sheorey starred actors like Patrick Flanagan, Hayden Lam, and Miles Tegtmeyer. Other films released in 2019 that Abraham Williams also worked on as part of its production team is Knight Watch.
Abraham William’s Personal Details
The Hawaiian native is not just a power to reckon with when it comes to filmmaking, but he is also one personality the media will always want to talk about, thanks to his wife’s reputation. He has contributed immensely to his wife’s political success since 2012 when he volunteered for her photoshoot. He was assigned to produce different photos and videos needed for her campaigns.
Abraham reportedly met Tulsi Gabbard for the first time in 2012 but after a year and half of working together, they became close friends at a friend’s birthday party. After a brief conversation, the two discovered they have many things in common and that include surfing, hikes and playing volleyball. It was in fact at the time they went for a surf on the South Shore that Williams proposed to Gabbard. They eventually tied the knot on April 9, 2015, in Kahaluu, a small residential community in Hawaii.
While it was Abraham William’s first experience walking down the aisle, it’s Gabbard’s second. The Hawaiian native who attended Hawaii Pacific University married her first husband, Eduardo Tamayo in 2002. Tamayo was her childhood sweetheart but their relationship suffered when she was deployed to Iraq. The two officially separated in 2006 and shortly after that, she met Williams. She kept it away from the media until a few days before their wedding ceremony in 2015 with former President Barrack Obama as among their invited guests.
Facts About Tulsi Gabbard’s husband, Abraham Williams
- Abraham Williams and his wife Tulsi are devout Hindu and their wedding ceremony was Hindu Vedic with the Hindu priest Pandit Vinod Dave officiating it. Even his wife’s first name Tulsi means Holy Basil, a sacred plant in Hindu.
- Abraham is also a staunch follower of Chris Butler, his Guru who is best known as “Jagad Guru Siddhaswarupananda Paramahamsa”. Chris was the one who spearheaded the ‘Hare Krishna’ movement in Hawaii. Williams’ mother Anya Anthony also has a strong connection with the Guru, she is even a registered agent of Wai Lana Productions LLC,’ owned by the Guru’s wife Wai Lan.
- Abraham Williams tries to keep himself away from his wife’s political life despite her intentions to contest in America’s 2020 presidential elections as a candidate. He never gives room for any political talks that concern his wife’s political ambitions. instead, he focuses all his attention on his own professional career.