Wendy Williams Net Worth, Husband and Plastic Surgery

What is Wendy Williams’ net worth?

Net Worth:
$40 million
Salary:$10 million
Income Sources:
"The Wendy Williams Show"
Age/Date of Birth:
59 years old (July 18, 1964)
5 feet, 10 inches (1.78 m)
Last Updated:

Wendy Williams whose net worth is $40 million as of 2021 is an American media personality, actress, comedian and author best known for her eponymous talk show on BET.

Wendy Joan Williams was born in Ocean Township, New Jersey on July 18, 1964. She grew with her parents Thomas and Shirley Williams in Ocean Township New Jersey. Wendy attended the Northeastern University where she was a college radio station DJ. After college, she began her professional career with WVIS in Virgin islands. Later, she worked as a substitute jockey at WRKS, the station would later hire her full-time for its morning show.

Her show began to gain popularity and soon she bagged a Billboard award for Best On-Air radio personality. After a switch of ownership at WRKS, Wendy was transferred to Hot 97 Urban station but was fired 4 years later.

A station at Philadelphia quickly hired her and Wendy grew more popular with her show, where she talked about her personal life including her miscarriages, previous drug addiction, breast enhancement procedure and more. She helped increase the station’s ranking from 14th to 2nd place.

Wendy Williams

She was then hired by WLBS in New York for a full-time syndicated show in 2001. After much success with radio, Wendy was inducted into the National Radio Hall of Fame before retiring in 2009 to focus on TV.

Analysis of Wendy Williams Net Worth, and TV Career

Wendy debuted her eponymous TV talk show in 2008. The show’s popularity grew quickly and was syndicated all over the country. The show has received Emmy nominations.

Apart from her show, Wendy has made appearances in a number of other TV shows including the Season 12 of “Dancing With The Stars”. She has served as host of GNS game show “Love triangle” and as a judge on others such as “Drop Dead Diva”.

Wendy has starred in a handful of movies including the adaptation of Steve Harvey‘s book “Think Like A Man” and its sequel. She is also a stand-up comedian and tours the country frequently.

Here are some of the best highlights of Her career:

  • Martin (Television, 1992)
  • The Cookout (Movie, 2004)
  • The Wendy Williams Experience (Television, 2006)
  • The Wendy William Show (Reality Show, 2008-present)
  • The Cookout (Movie, 2011)
  • Think Lika a Man (Movie, 2011)
  • World War Z (Movie, 2013)
  • Think Like a Man Too (Movie, 2014)
  • Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates (Movie, 2016)
  • Project Runway All Stars (Television, 2019)
  • The Real Housewives of Atlanta (TV, 2019)
  • Surviving R Kelly (Television, 2019)
  • The Masked Singer (Television, 2020)
  • Wendy Williams: What a Mess! (Documentary, 2021)

She bolsters her media endeavors with other ventures including a clothing line sold exclusively on HSN, and a line of jewelry products called Adorn.

Williams has also penned books both in the fiction and non-fiction category. Seven of them have been New York Times bestsellers. In the past, Wendy has endorsed Georges Veselle champagne.

Wendy Williams net worth is estimated at $40 million.

Meet Wendy Williams’ Ex-Husband and Son

Wendy Williams

With her ex-husband and manager, Kevin Hunter whom she met while working at a Philadelphia radio station, she launched a TV Production company – The Wendy Williams Production, aimed at producing unscripted reality series and game shows.

Wendy and her ex-husband Kevin got married in November 1997. The couple had a child named Kevin Hunter Jr. in August 2000 before they divorced in 2019. As with numerous celebrity couples, Wendy and her husband have been brought to the public eye for the wrong reasons. Rumors of infidelity on the part of Kevin Hunter often flood the media and raises speculations of marital crisis. But, the TV presenter who seems very dedicated to her marriage often shakes such toxic reports off.

Before Hunter, Wendy was married to her first husband, Robert Moris III. After one year of marriage – from 1994 to 1995, they divorced.

Plastic Surgery and How She Achieved Her Weight Loss

With self-discipline and lots of determination, Wendy succeeded in losing 50 pounds of her weight. Excess weight had been a huge problem to the presenter who said she was never comfortable or confident and had a hard time choosing her outfits.

Wendy Williams said she achieved her massive weight loss by avoiding some foods. She admitted to being a pescatarian, divulging that she went vegan and stopped eating meat.

The media personality also admitted to having a plastic surgery. According to her, she had a liposuction and a tummy tuck in a bid to maintain a youthful look. Wendy reportedly spent a huge sum on botox, fillers and their likes to achieve her now barbie looking body which has continued to be a topic of discussion on some media platforms. She also had breast implants.

Nonetheless, she wouldn’t be trashed-talked for going under the knife in order to enhance her looks. She always has the perfect answer for her numerous critics.

Profile Summary
First Name: Wendy
Last Name: Hunter
Estimated Net Worth:
$40 million
Salary:$10 million
Source of Wealth:"The Wendy Williams Show"
Last Updated:
Also Known As:
The Queen of Radio, The Queen of All-Media
Television host, Businesswoman, Author
Famous For:The Wendy Williams Show host
Colleges/Universities Attended:
Northeastern University
Educational Qualifications:
Bachelor of Science degree in communications
Birthday & Zodiac
Age/Date of Birth:
59 years old (July 18, 1964)
Zodiac Sign:Cancer
Birth Place:
Asbury Park, New Jersey, U.S.A
Country of Residence:
The United State of America (USA)
Physical Attributes
5feet, 10inches (1.78 m)
65kg(145 pounds)
Eye Colour:
Ice gray
Hair Color:
Carmel Brown
Other Body Measurements:
Breast: 41inches
Marital Status:
Previously married:
Kevin Hunter (m. 1997–2019),
Bert Girigorie (m. 1994–1995)
Family and Relatives
Thomas Williams
Mother:Shirley Williams
Kevin Hunter Jr. (born 18 August 2000)
Siblings:Wanda Williams (Sister)
Thomas Williams Jr. (Brother)
Other Relatives:
Chuck Dez
Chuck Dez
Chuck is a personal finance and entertainment writer with over 15 years of experience covering famous biographies, personal finance, celebrity net worth, and celebrity lifestyles. He loves the process of researching new information, discovering and learning new things, as well as putting into words, interesting things others might like to read.


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