Quick Facts of Margaret Anne Williams

  • Full NameMargaret Anne Williams
  • NicknameWilliams
  • Marital StatusMarried
  • BirthplaceBuffalo, New York
  • EthnicityCaucasian white
  • ReligionChristian
  • ProfessionMarketing Executive
  • NationalityAmerican
  • Active Year2005-present
  • Eye colourBrown
  • Hair colourBrown
  • BuildMesomorph
  • SpouseGeoffrey Zakarian (m. 2005)
  • Body MeasurementSlim
  • Children3 - Anna and Madeline, George

Margaret Anne Williams is an American marketing executive. Besides, she is the wife of Geoffrey Zakarian. Her spouse is best known for his sophisticated taste and signature style recipes. Recently, Geoffrey starred as a guest in the news reality talk show, GMA3: Strahan, Sara & Keke in 2019.

Williams is enjoying the most romantic and joyful moments of life with her husband. So, does she have any children from her marriage with her spouse? Let’s take a glimpse of Williams’ personal life.


Margaret Anne Williams was born during the time of the 1950s and raised in Buffalo, New York, United States. Moreover, Williams holds an American nationality and belongs to Caucasian white ethnicity.

Margaret Anne Williams' husband with her mother-in-law and father-in-law.
Margaret Anne Williams’ husband with her mother-in-law and father-in-law.                                                                                                                Source: Instagram

Williams is the daughter-in-law of George Zakarian, a musician, and Viola Hekowicz, a homemaker. She is also the sister-in-law of Virginia and George Zakarian. Her husband is a graduate of Worcester State University and holds a Bachelors in economics degree.



Margaret Anne Williams is a marketing executive. Besides this, there are no further details about her profession. Her husband started his culinary career at Le Cirque where he worked under the head chef, Daniel Boulud from 1982 to 1987. Later, Geoffrey became the executive chef at a restaurant named 44 in 1990. He also served in various cousins hotels like Chambers Hotel, Carlton Hotel, etc.

Williams became the owner and head chef in the American television series, Opening Soon which features a new restaurant in the process of opening in the US and Canada in 2006. Later, he appeared as a competitor as well as a judge on the reality TV show, Chopped in 2009. Similarly, Geoffrey also guests appeared in many TV shows like Rachael Ray, Today, etc.

Net Worth & Earnings

Margaret Anne Williams’ net worth is currently under review. Nevertheless, her husband has a net worth of $8 Million as of 2019. Geoffrey boasts a lucrative salary in the range of $800 Thousand to $1 Million per year. He also receives an extra income from his other works which include advertisement, business deals, etc.

Margaret Anne Williams enjoying her vacation with her spouse, Geoffrey Zakarian in South Beach Seafood Festival.
Margaret Anne Williams is enjoying her vacation with her spouse, Geoffrey Zakarian in South Beach Seafood Festival.                                          Source: Instagram

Williams’ husband Geoffrey co-hosted the American cooking-themed talk show, The Kitchen along with Marcela Valladolid and Jeff Mauro. Valladolid and Mauro have a fruitful net worth of $2 Million and $2.3 Million respectively. He also collaborated with many famous stars who have maintained a lucrative wealth.

Husband- Geoffrey Zakarian

Margaret Anne Williams and her husband, Geoffrey Zakarian met for the first time at the Lambs Club restaurant where Williams was working as an executive manager in 2002. Later, they became friends after talking to each other for a while. Shortly they started dating and became lovers for life.

The love birds tied the knot in 2005, in Worcester, Massachusetts. In their wedding ceremony, they invited most of their family relatives and friends which was held at the Tuckerman Hall. Together, they welcomed twin daughters, Anna, and Madeline and a lovely son, George Williams.

Margaret Anne Williams with her husband, Geoffrey Zakarian and their children in New York City, New York.
Margaret Anne Williams with her husband, Geoffrey Zakarian and their children in New York City, New York.                                                 Source: Instagram

Before marriage, Williams’ spouse was married to Heather Karaman for approximately ten years. However, their marriage ended with a divorce citing irreconcilable differences between them. The duo doesn’t have any children from their wedding.

Rumors & Controversies

Magaret’s husband Geoffrey Zakarian filed for personal bankruptcy in response to a class-action lawsuit against his former employees in spring 2011. Furthermore, two partners of Zakarian in the related restaurant supported the workers’ claims, but his publicist denied the allegations. Later, the court settled the matter between both the parties.

In July 2015, Donald Trump made controversial comments when Williams’ husband withdrew from a planned American-style concept restaurant, The National in the Trump International Hotel Washington, D.C. Trump’s statement was,

“Do not in any way align with my personal core values.”

In the response, Zakarian said,

“We are a nation built from immigrants, my family included.”

Check out Geoffrey Zakarian vs. Donald Trump’s debate!

Margaret’s husband was expected to lose a $500,000 lease deposit when Trump sued him in August 2015 for a sum over $10 Million for lost rent and other damages. Shortly the court settled out the matter between them in April 2017.


  • Margaret Anne Williams’ husband is a long-time subscriber of Reason magazine.
  • Williams’ husband is also a self-described libertarian.
  • She is an avid traveler and goes out for vacations in foreign countries with her family.
  • She has a great love for animals and owns two pet dogs in her house.