- Date of Birth:
- July 18, 1964
- 5' 11"
- Asbury Park
Wendy Williams (born in Asbury Park, New Jersey on July 18, 1964) is an American media personality, actress, comedian, author, and a daytime talk show host. Her show, The Wendy Williams Show, is nationally syndicated. Before she made her television debut, Wendy was a “shock jockette” on various radio shows. She gained notoriety for her on-air spats with celebrities, which helped her become the subject of the 2006 VH1 reality TV series, The Wendy Williams Experience. In addition to appearing on TV, Wendy has written an autobiography and several other books, as well as creating two product lines: an apparel line with QVC called Adorn by Wendy Williams and a wig line named Wendy Williams Hair World. In 2015 Wendy was nominated at the Daytime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Entertainment Talk Show Host and the show itself was nominated for Outstanding Talk Show/Entertainment. Aside from being a television personality, Wendy has also appeared in films, including Think Like a Man (2012) and Think Like a Man Too (2014).
Best Known For:
Wendy Williams is best known for hosting the talk show The Wendy Williams Show.
Wendy Williams is currently married to her manager, Kevin Hunter. The two wed in 1997 and their son, Kevin Jr., was born in 2000. In her biography, Wendy’s Got the Heat, she uses the pseudonym Robert Morris III to refer to her first husband, whom she is now divorced to, and describes him as a salesperson.