- Name: Wendy Williams
- Age: 52 years old
- Height: 5ft 10in (178 cm)
- Occupation: TV Show Host
- Net Worth: US $17.5 Million
- Status: Alive
Wendy Williams is an American television personality best known for hosting The Wendy Williams Show. She’s also an actress, fashion designer, author and former radio DJ. Williams was born to parents Thomas and Shirley on July 18, 1964 in Asbury Park, New Jersey. She has two siblings, Thomas Jr. and Wanda. Williams grew up in Ocean Township, New Jersey where she attended Ocean Township High School. She played the clarinet and competed on the swimming team during high school. Williams graduated from Northeastern University in 1986 with Bachelor of Arts degree in communications. She minored in journalism.
Williams started out as radio DJ for the Boston based college radio station, WRBB. After college she worked at ‘WVIS’ in St. Croix, Virgin Islands. Williams was a disc jockey at the New York urban contemporary station ‘WRKS’ from 1989 to 1994. She won a Billboard award in 1993 for Best On-Air Radio Personality. Williams worked three years at ‘WUSL’ in Philadelphia before moving back to New York in 2001 for a job opportunity at WBLS. She was inducted into the National Radio Hall of Fame in 2009.
Williams is probably best known for creating and hosting The Wendy Williams Show which premiered on July 14, 2008. The show airs on Fox, CW, MyNetworkTV and attracts over 2 million daily viewers. The Wendy Williams Show was nominated for four Daytime Emmy Awards from 2015 to 2016. It was renewed through the 2019-20 season as of 2016.
Williams was a contestant on ABC’s Dancing with the Stars in 2011. She held a supporting role as “Gail” in the romantic comedy Think Like a Man (2012). The film is based on Steve Harvey’s 2009 book titled Act Like a Lady, Think Like a Man. Williams’ television credits include Martin, One Life to Live, Love Triangle, and Drop Dead Diva. She co-produced the film Aaliyah: The Princess of R&B (2014), and created the documentary series Death By Gossip with Wendy Williams (2015).
Wendy Williams is 5ft 10in tall and has a net worth of $17.5 million. She resides in Livingston, New Jersey. Williams married second husband ‘Kevin Hunter’ in November 1997. They have a son named Kevin Hunter Jr. She wrote about her first husband in her book ‘Wendy’s Got the Heat’ which was published in 2001.
Wendy Williams Age, Birthday, Married
- Birth Name: Wendy Joan Williams
- Birthday: July 18, 1964
- How Old : Age: 52 years old
- Place of Birth: Asbury Park, New Jersey, United States
- Zodiac Sign: Cancer
- How Tall : Height: 5ft 10in (178 cm)
- Occupation: TV/Radio Personality, Actress, Author, Producer
- Years Active: 1983-present
- Net Worth 2017: US $17.5 Million
- Marriage(s): Kevin Hunter
- Death-O-Meter: Alive
- Official Site: wendyshow.com