Wendy Joan Williams is an American broadcaster, businesswoman, media personality along with a writer. She has been the host of The Wendy Williams show since the year 2008. Williams has been an author of several books and has been seen in various movies and television shows. Williams has her product line, fashion line, jewelry collection, and also, wig line. On Williams’s 50th birthday, the street where she grew up was renamed Wendy Williams Way by the Asbury Park, New Jersey council. She gained much popularity through a 2006 reality television series called ‘The Wendy Williams Experience on VH1.
Williams got married to Bert Girigorie. They got separated after five months and took divorce after 18 months. On November 30, 1999, Williams tied knots with her second husband, namely Kevin Hunter. She has undergone two miscarriages. On August 18, 2000, she gave birth to a son named Kevin Samuel. In 2019, Williams filed for divorce with Kevin Hunter due to differences between them, and the divorce got finalized in the year 2020. When they both got separated, Wendy provided $250,000 to Kevin to get housing. They are still on talking terms as of now. The couple was married and stayed together for two decades. In an interview, Wendy said that she doesn’t regret staying with Kevin and falling in love with him.
Quick facts about Williams
- Williams was born with a sixth finger on her left hand.
- Williams received an offer from the college regarding a swimming scholarship.
- Williams wanted to become a professor when she was in her teenage
- Williams has struggled a lot with Graves’ disease.
The estimated net worth of Wendy Williams is $40 million. She earns about $10 million from The Wendy Williams Show. She is best known for her hosting in The Wendy Williams Show, which is running since 2008. She began her career from a radio job. Williams has also appeared in many movies and television shows. Not only this, but she has written some great books too. She is a multi-talented human being who has made her name as an author, host, and media personality. She has a long way to go yet and discover more of her potential and talent that she possesses.