Wendy Williams is an American television host, businesswoman, media personality, and author. She is handling all these professions well and has earned a huge amount of net worth. Most of her fans know her because of the famous ‘The Wendy Show’. It has been going on since 2008 and there is no downfall in popularity. If you are interested to know more about this talented lady read the following details below.
Wendy was born on July 18th, 1964 in New Jersey. She has a total of three siblings and she is one of the second last. Since her childhood, she has a lot of interest in the entertainment industry. Her parents are Shirley and Thomas Williams and they supported the children well. She has fond memories of her childhood and her parents always supported her in all adventures. Wendy graduated from Ocean Township High School and attended Northeastern University. She got the degree in bachelors of Science and communications. Wendy has been a DJ for the college radio station and got some experience there. It helped her build a new career later on in life.
Salary and Net Worth
The total net worth of Wendy happens to be $40 million. During the peak of her career, she used to get $10 million per year thanks to her show. Sometimes she even films 180 episodes and the salary breakdown is $55,000 per year. Wendy is a journalist, author, radio, and TV personality while she is also a presenter and actor. Due to all these professions, she has gained fame and fortune.
Wendy started her radio career and started working for WVIS in the Virgin Islands. If this isn’t enough she started working as a DJ and got her name and fame here too. As her popularity was growing she became a full-time DJ at the station. After some time she got hired by WUSL station in Philadelphia. The Wendy Williams show started gaining a lot of fan following and there was no turning back. She left her radio career and started concentrating on the show. Wendy is a popular host and her show became a huge hit among viewers. In 2019 she was having some health issues so hard to take a break for some time.
Personal Life and Divorce settlement
Wendy got married twice and her first marriage ended only after five months. She has always been open about her Graves’ disease. Her second marriage was with Kevin Hunter in 1997 and they have a son together. There was news that Kevin wasn’t faithful in marriage. If this isn’t enough he was abusive and controlled her physically many times.
When news about Kevin’s illegal child reached to her she took divorce after 22 years of marriage. They are dealing with child support and the property is also split in half. The couple has been leading separate lives after the divorce. Wendy also fired him for her show and has cut all ties with her by hiring a new manager. They made sure that their kids don’t suffer because of this settlement.