While Joey McIntyre’s various stints, both as an actor and musician have made him a well-known figure in the American entertainment industry, fans have always been interested in his private life with his better half, Barrett Williams. Although Joey is the popular figure amongst the two, it is worthy to note that his lesser-known wife is equally successful in her own right.
The couple began their marital journey in 2003 and their marriage has produced three adorable children. Despite being a part of Hollywood where stories of broken marriages are rampant, the couple has managed to keep their relationship sailing and has been together for over 15 years and counting. Meanwhile, Barrett Williams is an established real estate agent. Find out all there is to know about her below.
Barrett Williams’ Background
Although she has become popular as the better half of Joey McIntyre, it was as Barrett Williams that she was born in the United States of America. There is a dearth of information regarding when and where exactly she was born. However, we do know that she celebrates her birthday on the 20th day of May every year. More so, information regarding her parents and family background has been a thing of mystery to the media as she has never shared such details. She is an American national of white ethnicity.
Regarding her educational background, we do know that Barrett is a highly educated woman but details of the institutions she attended, as well as when she graduated and the certificates she obtained are currently not known. Having pursued a career in real estate, it is safe to say that she must have acquired a degree in real estate and property management.
Reports have it that Barrett Williams’ career as a real estate agent started a long time ago and she has acquired many years of experience in the field. In fact, it was through her work that she met her husband, Joey. The details of her career have been kept under wraps as Barrett is a very private person and as such, doesn’t like sharing her personal life and affairs with the media.
How Did Barrett Williams And Joey McIntyre Meet?
Love, they say can be found even in the most unlikely places and for these two, it was through house-hunting. Their love story began way back in the year 2002 when Williams was working as a real estate agent in Los Angeles. At the time, Joey was still appearing on the American TV drama series, Boston Public. As the story goes, Joey was Barrett’s first client and according to her, she didn’t recognize him when he walked into her office. However, seeing how excited her colleagues were upon his arrival, she resorted to checking him out on the internet.
After a few months, she was able to find Joey a befitting apartment at 809 Nowita Place in Venice, California, which he rented and they eventually fell in love. Their relationship ultimately led to the exchange of marital vows in August 2003. Since it was 809 Nowita Place apartment that brought them together, the number has always played a vital role in their relationship. Interestingly, Joey’s fourth solo album was titled 8:09 in honor of their magic number.
Barrett’s Marriage To Joey McIntyre And Their Kids
After a few months of a successful relationship, Barrett Williams and Joey tied the knot on the 9th day of August 2003. They exchanged marital vows at the New York’s Plaza Hotel in the presence of their family and close pals. Their wedding was attended by popular stars, including Joey’s New Kids from the Block co-stars Jonathan and Jordan Knight, as well as his parents, family, and many others in attendance.
After their wedding, they had a grand reception at the hotel’s dining hall which saw about 230 guests in attendance. During their reception, the newlyweds mimed and lip-synced Madonna’s song ‘Like a Virgin’ to the admiration of their guests. Afterward, they spent their honeymoon at St. Martin and Nevis.
Four years into their marriage, the couple welcomed their first child, a son named Griffin Thomas McIntyre (b. 2007). Two years later, their second son Rhys Edward McIntyre was born in 2009 and in May 2011, they welcomed their only daughter who they named Kira Katharine McIntyre. The couple has been living happily ever after and their relationship has been going stronger for over 15 years and counting. In recent times, Barrett Williams, her husband, and their three kids star in the comedy series Return of the Mac, which premiered in 2017.