The homeless Ted Williams is on the verge of having his dreams come true thanks to a viral web sensations. Read on to learn and hear more about the man with the amazing pipes.
It seems like only yesterday that Ted Williams — the homeless Cleveland man with an amazing voice — was holding a sign on the side of the road asking for dollars.
Oh wait, it seems like yesterday because it was just yesterday.
A reporter with the Cleveland Dispatch interviewed the man with the golden baritone voice about his drug and alcohol-filled past and his aspirations for a voiceover career. The video went viral within hours and Williams is now getting his wish.
Ted Williams: Radio, NFL Films to come
The Brooklyn, New York-born Williams studied radio before falling on hard times. Now, a $15,000 donation and a temporary gig at a Cleveland radio station have come his way.
But that’s not all.
The Cleveland Cavaliers have reportedly offered him a job, presumably for voiceover work, and the team at NFL Films has contacted him about voicing for them.
In the video, Williams says that he hopes someone at a Cleveland radio or TV station will hear his voice and offer him a job. It now looks like he’s going to get a lot more than that and he’ll be able to kiss his life on the highway goodbye.
The American Dream is alive and well.