Wendy Williams is an actress, TV host and fashion designer from the United States, who is also a former radio personality as she started her career in radios. Wendy Williams show has over 2 million viewers per day which is a huge success for her. Let’s find out how much is Wendy Williams’s net worth in 2018.
Wendy Joan Williams was born in Asbury Park city in New Jersey, United States, on July 18, 1964. Her father’s name is Thomas Williams Sr., and her mothers is Shirley Williams. Wendy Williams has 1 sister and 1 brother, their names are Wanda Williams and Thomas Williams Jr.
Wendy Williams was mostly grown and raised in her hometown. She finished her schooling from the Ocean Township High School. After school, Wendy Williams graduated from the Northeastern University in 1986 with a Bachelor’s degree in communication.
For her marriage life, Wendy Williams was first married to the salesperson Robert Morris III. Their marriage lasted 1 year only from 1994 – 1995. Wendy Williams has been married to the TV producer and manager Kevin Hunter since 1997. Wendy and Kevin have 1 son together, his name is Kevin Hunter Jr., and he was born in 2000. Recent news says that Wendy Williams’s husband, Kevin Hunter might be cheating on her with a massage therapist, and her name is Sharina Hudson.
You might have no idea that Wendy Williams started her career in radios. Her first radio work was in WVIS and then went to the WOL radio station which is based in Washington. Wendy Williams worked for WQHT radio station too, and she was going from Washington to New York City for that. Around 1989, she worked in DJ for the WEPN-FM radio station which was called WRKS and currently known as ESPN New York 98.7 FM.
“The Wendy Williams Show” began airing on July 14, 2008. Wendy Williams received the offer for the talk show from the TV syndication company Debmar-Mercury. The New York Times newspaper said back then that the show would be a breakthrough daytime show. The show currently has more than 2 million viewers, and it is renewed for more seasons throughout 2018 – 2019 – 2020.
Furthermore, Wendy Williams has a few TV appearances. Her series appearances including the comedy “Martin,” police drama crime “New York Undercover,” comedy “Odd Mom Out,” and others. Wendy Williams has appeared in a few movies including comedy movie “Santa Con,” the romantic comedy “Think Like a Man” and its sequel “Think Like a Man Too.”
Wendy Williams also has a clothing line of sweaters, dresses, skirts, and pants, which was a partnership between her and the Home Shopping Network.
Awards & Achievements
Wendy Williams doesn’t have many award winnings and nominations to mention. Her show “The Wendy Williams Show” was nominated for many awards, and 3 people from the show’s make up department won the Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Achievement in Hairstyling.
Wendy Williams was named as the radio personality of the year by several magazines including Billboard, Radio & Records and others. She was nominated many times for her show “The Wendy Williams Show” for the Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Entertainment Talk Show Host, and she was nominated for the People’s Choice Award for Favorite Daytime TV Host.
Net Worth of Wendy Williams
The estimated net worth of the TV host, actress, and fashion designer Wendy Williams is $65 million. She made her 10’s of millions from the radio work she did, from her show “The Wendy Williams Show,” from her fashion line and from the few TV movies and series acting work she did. Wendy Williams’s salary for her show is estimated to be $8 million per season.
Wendy Williams is a very talented TV host and fashion designer. She began her career working in radios and then went to TV started her show “The Wendy Williams Show,” which has over 2 million daily viewers and is renewed for a 2018 – 2019 season. Wendy Williams is married to Kevin Hunter, and some recent news says that they are having a few cheating problems.