Know About Wendy Williams; Show, Age, Husband, Parents, Health

Published Date: 05 Mar, 2019 Updated date: 05 Mar, 2019 By Celebs Podium

As a leading TV presenter and social influencer, Wendy Williams is the sovereign of a media empire including television, radio-TV, and web. She is the ideal TV show host who has been running the business for the past 35 years.

Born as Wendy Joan Williams Hunter, the former radio personality is famous from her TV talk program, The Wendy Williams Show since 2008. The most loved television program has been running over a decade from then.

Wendy William Bio & Family

The Television host was born on 18 July 1964 in Asbury Park, New Jersey to parents Thomas and Shirley Williams. Her other family member includes two siblings; a brother Thomas Williams Jr. and a sister named Wenda Williams. At the age of 5, Wendy along with her family resided Wayside section of Ocean Township, New Jersey. Wendy stands at a height of 5 feet 11 inches (1.8 m) tall and weighs around 75 kg.

Speaking about her education, she went to Ocean Township High School between 1982 to 1986. After that, the TV personality completed her graduation upon Associate of Science degree in communications from the Northeastern University.

Career & Net Worth

The 54-year-old has a net worth of $60 million from working different TV shows since 1983. She went to New York in 1989 to get a full-time job of a Disc Jockey. She became a prominent name across the television with her self-titled program, The Wendy Williams Show that started from14 July 2008. Her show is hugely successful that still airs on FOX and BET over 54 different nations.

Apart from her show, her other appearances in TV series like Martin (1992) and One Life to Live (2011).

Wendy’s Emotional TV Return, Talks About Husband’s Cheating Allegation

The TV show host enjoys over 21 years of blissful marriage with Kevin Hunter. She walked the aisle for the second time with her agent and manager partner, Kevin on 30 November 1997.

Wendy Williams and husband, Kevin pictured in February 2018 (Picture: Dailymail)

Recently Wendy made an emotional return on The Wendy Williams Show on 4 March 2019 from chronicle health issues. She addressed her illness and said,

What had happened was we were supposed to only be off for two weeks for Christmas vacation, and towards the end of the weeks, I started to feel thyroid-ish. They’re still adjusting my meds. If you don’t know about thyroid disease, it’s a lifetime thing, and they are always adjusting and always doing stuff and it can really screw you over. They are adjusting my thyroid meds, and then the eyeballs attached to the thyroid, which is my Graves.

I always have equilibrium thing with my vertigo and a million other things. And I’m the kind of patient—if I cough, I’m thinking I’m dying. I’ve gotten to that point. I love—I can’t even tell you how many doctors I have, but I want to shout out to each and every one of you. Thank you so much. They push me in there, I get the MRIs and then I get the CAT scans and then they get me running on the treadmill and they’re doing my blood pressure at the same time as my phone is calling from people on the show.I’m happy to tell you that I am doing swell.

Not only she updated about her health issue but also clear the air about her husband’s cheating allegation and told,

I want to shout out to my husband. I’m still wearing my ring. “Believe me you, when you’ve been with somebody for 28 years…married for 25 years…we know each other. He’s my best friend, he’s my lover, he’s all this and he’s all that. I know what you’ve been seeing and I know what the streets have been talking about.”

Together, the duo shares a son, Kevin Hunter Jr., born on 18 August 2000.

Wendy William and Kevin with son Kevin Hunter Jr. in Chicago on 28 June 2013 (Picture: Pinterest)

Besides Kevin, her first marriage was with Robert Morris III. The former started dating each other from 1992 to two years before getting married. However, her short-lived matrimony with Robert ended in divorce in 1995.

Some Interesting Facts About Wendy Williams

  • Wendy is the 1993 recipient of the Billboard Award for Best On-Air Radio Personality.
  • In 2009, she got inducted to the Radio Hall of Fame.
  • She is equally famous from her catchphrase, “How you doin’?”
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