Facts of Wendy Williams
Wendy Williams is an American actress, television host, fashion designer, author, as well as a former radio personality. Since 2008 Williams hosts "The Wendy Williams Show", the nation-wide TV talk show.
Prior to television, Williams was a radio DJ and host in New York, and soon she became known as a "Shock Jockette". As of 2019, Williams has an estimated net worth of $60 million.
Wendy Williams Net Worth and Salary
As a multi-artistic personality, Wendy Williams has gathered net worth of $60 million from her career on screen. She is earning a good amount of $15 million each year as her salary from her own show, The Wendy Williams Show.
As a matter of fact, Williams is a firmly established author and successful entrepreneur who has written her own biography that became one of the New York's nest sellers. Williams has partnered with Home Shopping Network (HSN), which sells dresses, sweaters, pants, shoes, and skirts for ladies.
Williams also owns a jewelry line known as 'Adorn by Wendy Williams' on QVC that sells bags and accessories. Queen of the talk show, Williams owns a lovely home in Livingston, New Jersey. Wendy purchased the house for $2.1 million back in June 2009.
Moreover, Williams owns a fleet of fantastic cars including Mercedes Benz, Mini Cooper, and Aston Martin worth $350,000.
Wendy Williams Personal Life, Married, Husband, Children
Wendy tied the knot with her husband, Kevin Hunter on 30th November 1997. The husband and wife are blessed with a son, Kevin Hunter Jr. born on 18th August 2000.
CAPTION: Wendy Williams and her husband, Kevin Hunter with their son
Prior to that, Wendy was previously married to a guy named Robert Morris III briefed as a salesperson but divorced afterward in the mid-90s.
Currently, Williams and her spouse Kevin are living a blissful life along with her son without any news or rumors of getting a divorce or having extramarital affairs.
Wendy Williams Early Life and Education
Wendy Joan Williams, professionally known as Wendy Williams on 18th July 1964, in Ocean Township, Monmouth County, New Jersey, U.S., to father, Thomas Williams Sr. and mother, Shirley Williams. As per her nationality, she is American and belongs to African-American ethnicity. Except for the identity, nothing is known about her parents. Further, her star sign is Cancer.
Williams grew up along with her siblings, a brother, Thomas Williams Jr, and a sister, Wanda Williams. Talking about her educational qualification, a completing high school from the Ocean Township High School, Wendy attended Northeastern University in Boston, Massachusetts where she earned her bachelor's degree in communications.
Wendy Williams Career Highlights
In the United States Virgin Islands, Williams started her career working for WVIS. Within a few months, she got the position of an afternoon broadcaster in the radio station, WOL based at Washington, D.C.
In 1989, Williams started working in New York City as an alternative disk jockey at contemporary urban WRKS (now WEPN-FM). For the morning show, WRKS hired Williams for full-time. Similarly, she also worked for other several radio stations.
On 14th July 2008, Williams debuted her daytime talk show, The Wendy Williams Show. After a good run, Fox signed a contract with Debmar-Mercury to broadcast the show on its stations nationally from July 2009.
The show attracts an average of 2,4 million visitors daily, while Williams trades daily as number one female host on daytime TV with Ellen DeGeneres. Famous celebrities like Kofi Siriboe and Priyanka Chopra has also appeared in the show.
Wendy Williams Facts and Body Stats
- Birthname: Wendy Joan Williams
- Age: 54 years
- Nickname: The Queen of Radio, The Queen Of All-Media
- Years active: 1983-present
- Height: 5 feet 11 inch / 1.8 m
- Instagram followers: 1.1 M
- Twitter followers: 1.5 M