William Lancelot Bowles III
It’s well known that many were able to make it to the limelight owing to the influence of their parents, partner, children, among others. In the case of William Lancelot Bowles III, he made it to the spotlight owing to the popularity of his mother and Hollywood actress, Phylicia Rashad.
For those who don’t know, Phylicia Rasha is famous for her performance as Clair Huxtable on the NBC sitcom “The Cosby Show.” She would later join Bill Cosby to play the roles of Ruth Lucas on the CBS sitcom “Cosby.”
Unlike his mother, who is a regular face in the media with details about her on the internet, the same can’t be about William Lancelot Bowles III as little is known about him.
The early life of William Lancelot Bowles III
He was born in 1973 to William Lancelot Bowles Jr and Phylicia Rashad; there are, however, no details of the day and month of birth. There are also no details of his childhood or education history.
His father, William Lancelot Bowles Jr, was a dentist, while Phylicia Rashad was a popular actress. Billy Bowles has a step-sister named Condola Rashad from his mother’s other relationship.
Unlike him, Condola Rashad followed her mother’s path in the entertainment industry and is now an actress. Nothing is known about William, which includes his career, education, and family. He turned the age of 48 in 2021
How William Lancelot Bowles III parents got married
According to the records, Phylicia Rashad and William Lanceleot Bowles, Jr got married in 1972; there are no details of how they met or how long they dated.
Their relationship was blessed with one son, William Lancelot Bowles III, who was born in 1973. The marriage, however, ended in 1975.
William Lancelot Bowles III mother’s other relationship
Nothing was held about his father’s relationships after the divorce, but his mother, Phylicia Rashad, went on to remarry Victor Willis in 1978.
According to the reports, Rashad and Victor, who is the original lead singer of the disco group the Village People, met during the Broadway production of “The Wiz.”
The marriage, however, ended in 1982, with a report claiming the relationship turned sour over time.
Her third marriage was to former Minnesota Viking legend and sportscaster Ahmad Rashad, who proposed her live on the air on November 28, 1985.
They married on the 14th of December, 1985. Their union was blessed with a daughter named Phylea Rashad, born on December 11, 1985. Their marriage, however, ended in early 2001.
Phylicia Rashad would later tell Oprah Winfrey Network OWN in 2017 that although she has been married three times, she doesn’t feel like she has ever been married.
William Lancelot Bowles III mother’s Movies
Apart from working with Bill Cosby, some of the movies Phylicia Rashad has acted in include; Into the Woods,” “Jelly’s Last Jam,” “Cat on a Hot Tin Roof,” “A Raisin in the Sun,” among others.
William Lancelot Bowles III mother’s awards
Rashad Phylicia was nominated and won ”The BET Honors” in 2015. Also, she was nominated by Primetime Emmy Awards for the category of An Outstanding Guess Actress in Drama Series but missed out in 2019 and 2020.
William Lancelot Bowles III mother’s Controversy
Phylicia was caught up in a controversy in 2021 after she shared a tweet on the decision of the Pennsylvania Supreme Court to overturn the sexual assault conviction made against comedian and actor Bill Cosby, which she described as a wrong being corrected. Her statement sparked reactions on social media; she would later delete the tweet and tender an apology.
William Lancelot Bowles III mother’s Net Worth
Since their no details of who William Lancelot Bowles is, his net worth can’t be estimated; his mother, however, is reportedly worth $25 million.