Jim Skrip came to limelight out of nowhere. While it’s known that the man is a former accountant, he is best known for his marriage to Vanessa Williams, an actress who has equally thrived as a singer and fashion designer.
Jim practically came to limelight out of nowhere after he married Vanessa Williams. The couple took their vows on the 4th of July, 2015. It wasn’t Williams’ first marriage; before Jim, she was married twice.
Jim Skrip Bio
Many got to know Skrip from the “Desperate Housewives” series. His wife, Vanessa Williams spent her childhood in Buffalo and, it is believed that the Jim-Williams union has been able to work out fine in no time because of the strong link both have with the city.
Jim Skrip has Mexican origins. He lives in Depew, New York and is also a St. Bonaventure graduate. To the best of our knowledge, the couple first met in Egypt back in 2012 when Williams was on vacation; thanks to the Sabre shirt Skrip was wearing which caught Vanessa’s eyes.
While on a cruise trip to Egypt. The two began conversing after Williams noticed Skrip’s Sabres shirt and asked if he was from her mother’s hometown, Buffalo. Soon after, sparks flew between them and the two developed feelings for each other while engaging in a three-hour long conversation talking about each other’s life.
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They started dating sometime in 2012; after two years of sharing love, they got engaged in 2014. The news about Vanessa’s engagement was announced first on The Queen Latifah show where she made it clear by showing a ring on her hand.
Vanessa had already been married twice before she met Skrip. She has three children with her first husband, Ramon Hervey and a daughter with Rick Fox, her second husband. With Ramon, Vanessa is a parent to a son they named Devin and two daughters – Melanie and Jillian. Sasha is her daughter with Rick Fox.
As Vanessa had expressed her undying love for Skrip on many platforms, She had no doubt in her mind when she down the aisle to say ‘I do’.
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Their marriage happened on Independence Day, the 4th of July 2015 in the company of their family and friends. The wedding was a lavish affair with Williams donning two stunning Carmen Marc Valvo’s custom designs, both made to reflect the ideology of an Egyptian Goddess.
Vanessa had opened up about meeting Jim in Egypt in an interview with Madame Noire. She expressed that meeting Skrip has made her understand it’s possible to uncover a treasure anywhere and any point in time.
“…I was on vacation with my daughter going to Egypt, cruising on the Nile. I wasn’t looking for anything. I’d been alone for a number of years and divorced for 10 years at that time. [Jim] accepted me for who I was after a wonderful first three-hour date of talking about ourselves…We found out we had a lot of things in common,” she said.
The American actress, singer and producer is a multi-Grammy, Emmy and Tony Award nominee. She is known for her Broadway music as well. Williams was born in the year 1963 in New York. She got her degree in music from the University of Syracuse. First, she won the title of miss Syracuse and from there proceeded to become Miss America.
The former beauty queen is the first ever African American to be crowned the Miss America title. She is beautiful and, is six inches taller than five feet. As the Miss America of the year 1984, Venessa had to let go of the crown following a nude photo shoot scandal.
Jim Skrip’s Net worth
The Former American accountant, who got married to Vanessa Williams in 2015 has a net worth of $10 million. The couple now shares a total net worth of around $40 million, with Vanessa’s $30 million added to Skrip’s $10 million. According to reports, Skrip enjoys an annual earning of $3 million.
Despite having an impressive net worth of $10 Million, his popularity only started to boost up recently when the attention of many was directed to the power couple.
In 2013, Jim Skrip’s net worth was at $6 million and in 2014, it rose to $10 million. We wish Vanessa will be holding on to this relationship for the rest of her life, being her third marriage.