William Jarrett was an American doctor for obstetrics and gynecology. The doctor also came in highlight for his good deeds and achievements, for which he received an award. Further, he was one of the best young doctors in Chicago for African-American history.
He also got the limelight for being the ex-husband of the former senior adviser of Obama, Valerie Jarrett. Sadly, he died at the age of 40 from the cardiac arrest en route to the hospital. Scroll below to discover more of his information on personal life, career, and net worth while he was alive.
William Jarrett: Bio, Family, Career
The veteran doctor was born on 4 October 1953, as the son of Chicago Sun-Times columnist Vernon Jarrett and Fernetta Jarrett and a brother named Thomas S. Jarrett. Before his death, William had appointed as the new director of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Jackson Park Hospital. Further, he was also a surgeon and a lecture at Pontiac General Hospital in Michigan where served as residency. Later he appointed as chief resident before coming to Chicago.
Furthermore, he had graduated from Roosevelt University, after attending Fisk University in Nashville, Tennessee. He finished his medical education at the Abraham Lincoln School of Medicine at the University of Illinois, Chicago.
William Jarrett: Personal Life, Wife, & Death
In his lifetime, he had married twice and divorced once. At the time of his death, he was married to Dr. Sherry Luck Jarrett. Together with his wife, he had opened two medical offices, one at 79th and Stony Island and the other on the North Side. For their hard work and good deeds, the couple received a national award from Dollars & Cents magazine in 1992. The couple had welcomed their first child, a son, Vernon C. Jarrett. And also become the father of Khadija Holman from Sherry’s previous relationship.
Moreover, William had previously married to former government official and businesswoman, Valerie Jarrett. The couple married in the year 1983, separated in 1987, and divorced finalized in 1988. They had greeted one child, daughter Laura Jarrett from their marriage relationship.
Unfortunately, Jarrett who was appointed a new director of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Jackson Park Hospital died suddenly of cardiac arrest at 40 years old. According to sources, he has been diagnosed with Behcet’s syndrome, a rare rheumatological condition only known in this country in the last 20 years. Therefore, after taken to Michael Reese Hospital, he was pronounced dead despite their efforts made to take to revive him.
William Jarrett: Net Worth & Social Media Profiles
Talking about his earning before his demise, he had made a considerable amount from his medical profession. Further, at that time, his net worth has an estimation of around $1 million which he earned together with his second wife. However, other information can’t gather since his death. But he had also worked with a project of foundation ‘Daniel Hale Williams Foundation to aware of health education. Further, the foundation also brings education on disease prevention to the African-American community.
Jarrett had died in 1993, at the age of 40, before the launch period of social media platforms like Instagram and Facebook. He surely had no idea of these platforms further he must have been active in media or in any sorts of headlines at that moment.
William Jarrett: Body Measurements
Before the demise of William, he had a well-maintained body that has a height of 5 feet 8 inches and weighs around 60 kg. He had a black eye and hair color.