Wendy Williams Net Worth

Wendy Williams Net Worth, How did the media personality and actress accumulate her wealth and fame? Check this article to find out more about Wendy Williams Net Worth, her career and relationship.

About Wendy Williams 

Wendy Williams Net Worth

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Wendy Williams is the host of the popular talk show The Wendy Williams Show which began airing in 2008.

She is an American media personality, presenter, author, and actress who became famous for her on-air criticism of celebrities.

So what is Wendy Williams Net Worth? Keep reading to find out more about Wendy Williams Net Worth.

Full Name: Wendy Joan Williams Hunter
Profession: Author, Television and Radio Presenter, Actress
Date of Birth: July 18, 1964
Nationality: American
Age: 55
Net Worth: $40 Million

Wendy Williams Life and Career

Wendy Joan Williams Hunter was born on the 18th of July 1964 in Asbury Park, New Jersey to Thomas and Shirley Williams.

She was raised in New Jersey with both parents and also had her high school education at the Ocean Township High School.

In 1982 she gained admission to study mass communication at Northeastern University in Boston, Massachusetts.

During her stay in school, Wendy worked as a disc jockey for the school’s radio station. She finally graduated in 1986 obtaining her Bachelor of Science degree.

Upon graduation, she got a job at a radio station WVIS and worked for a year before getting another job at  WOL a Washington based radio station.

Wendy went to work for other stations both television and radio but in 2008, she got a trail for her show named The Wendy Williams Show which aired for six weeks in four major cities in the United States.

During the trials, the show proved to be successful and it began airing nationally after partnering with Fox News and BET.

It had an average of 2.4 million viewers daily making her one of the top female hosts on television.

Wendy Williams has received numerous awards for her outstanding show notably the Daytime Emmy Awards.

She is also an actress who has acted in television series and movies some of which includes Martin (1992), Thinks Like a Man (2012), Thinks Like a Man Too (2014), and the soap opera One Life to Live (2011).

Wendy is also an author who have written best-selling books which includes Drama Is Her Middle Name, Hold Me in Contempt: A Romance (2014), The Wendy Williams Experience (2005), and Ask Wendy: Straight-Up Advice for All the Drama in Your Life (2013).

Wendy Williams Net Worth 

Currently, Wendy Williams Net Worth is $40 million. Wendy Williams Net Worth is accumulated from her career as a presenter and also as an actor.

In 2015, she partnered with Home Shopping Network (HSN) to create her clothing line of female dresses, pants, sweaters, and skirts.

Wendy also owns a brand Adorn that sells pieces of jewelry. She together with her husband owns Max Harvest International Holdings a firm that produces shoes for her brand Adorn.

She owns a Ferrari Portofino valued at $215,000 and also owns a home in New Jersey.

Wendy Williams Personal Life

Wendy got married to Bert Girigorie, a marriage that lasted only five months before filing for divorce. The divorce took more than a year before it was finalized.

In 1997, she got married to Kevin Hunter and gave birth to Kevin Hunter Jnr in 2000.

Wendy is a Christian and believes so much in prayers. She was addicted to cocaine and kept it a secret for long before finally coming out in public in 2019 after overcoming the addiction.

In April 2019, she filed for divorce after finding out that her husband has a child with another woman through the divorce hasn’t yet been finalized.

 

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