Wendy Williams

One of the most polarizing figures in radio and television during the late 1990s and early 21st century, Wendy Williams was the host of a wildly successful and syndicated radio program, "The Wendy Williams Experience," ... Read more »
Born: 07/18/1964 in Asbury Park, New Jersey, USA

Filmography

Actor (18)

The Santa Con 2014 - 2015 (TV Show)

Actor

2013 Soul Train Awards 2013 - 2014 (TV Show)

Host

Late Night with Seth Meyers 2014 (Tv Show)

Guest

Think Like a Man Too 2014 (Movie)

Gail (Actor)

The Late Show With David Letterman 2012 (Tv Show)

Guest

Think Like A Man 2012 (Movie)

Gail (Actor)

Co2 2011 (Movie)

Lashanda (Actor)

Dancing With the Stars: The Story So Far 2010 - 2011 (TV Show)

Actor

The Wendy Williams Experience 1994 - 1995, 2003 - 2010 (Tv Show)

Host

The Wendy Williams Show 1994 - 1995, 2003 - 2010 (TV Show)

Host

Wendy Williams Is On Fire 1994 - 1995, 2003 - 2010 (Tv Show)

Actor

New York Undercover 1994 - 1995, 2003 - 2007 (Tv Show)

Actor

Wendy Williams is on Fire on the Red Carpet 2004 - 2005 (TV Show)

Host

The Cookout 2004 (Movie)

Reporter #2 (Actor)

Drop Dead Diva (Tv Show)

Actor

Soul Train Awards 2014 (TV Show)

Host
Producer (2)

Celebrities Undercover 2013 - 2014 (TV Show)

Executive Producer

Aaliyah: The Princess of R&B (TV Show)

Executive Producer

Biography

One of the most polarizing figures in radio and television during the late 1990s and early 21st century, Wendy Williams was the host of a wildly successful and syndicated radio program, "The Wendy Williams Experience," before transitioning to television with "The Wendy Williams Show" (syndicated/BET, 2009- ). Williams' stock in trade was celebrity gossip, which she slung without care in both formats to the acclaim of fans and heated reactions from the subjects of her news items. Unapologetic and fiercely confident, Williams shook off criticism to become one of daytime television's most popular talk show hosts, filling a niche between the histrionics of Tyra Banks and the orchestrated warmth of Oprah Winfrey.

Relationships

Kevin Hunter

Husband
Married Nov. 30, 1997

Kevin Hunter

Son
Born in 2000; father, Kevin Hunter

Thomas Williams

Father

Shirley Williams

Mother

Wanda Williams

Sister

EDUCATION

Northeastern University

Boston , Massachusetts 1982 - 1986

Milestones

2012

Cast in the ensemble comedy "Think Like a Man"

2011

Joined the 12th season of ABC’s "Dancing with the Stars"

2008

Hosted the syndicated daytime program "The Wendy Williams Show"

2006

Published first novel Drama is Her Middle Name: The Ritz Harper Chronicles Vol. 1

2006

Her radio show "The Wendy Williams Experience" aired on VH1

2005

Published second book The Wendy Williams Experience

2004

Published first book Wendy's Got the Heat

2001

Returned to New York to host the syndicated radio program "The Wendy Williams Experience" for WBLS

1994

Became the evening DJ at WHQT or Hot 97 in New York; fired for allegedly getting in a fight with her co-worker Angie Martinez

1989

Started out as a fill-in DJ at New York’s 98.7 KISS-FM; later hired full-time for its morning show

Hired by Philadelphia station WUSL

Was a DJ for the college radio station WRBB 104.9 FM

First radio job was for WVIS in St. Croix in the Virgin Islands

Bonus Trivia

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Williams was inducted in 2009 to the National Radio Hall of Fame.

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Williams won "Radio Personality Of The Year" awards from both Billboard and Radio & Records industry magazines.

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