Wendy Williams – Net Worth, Money and More

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Net Worth: $ 60 million


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Wendy Williams is a multi-talented personality who has worked as an author, television and radio talk show host. Wendy Williams Hunter is popularly known as Wendy Williams and is well- known face in the America’s media. She is known as a media personality that people love to hate. She has been a controversy queen as a radio and television talk show host. She is well known for her sarcasm, her jokes and her opinions which she don’t hold back and also for dishing the dirt on the popular faces in the media. She has gained an infamy by her spats and comments on celebrities in her talk shows.



Wendy Williams was born in Asbury Park in New Jersey on 18 July in the year 1964. She has done her schooling from Ocean Township High school and done her graduation from Northeaster University in Boston. She has done her B.A. in communication. Here dream for becoming a media personality started in the college as she was the DJ in a college radio station. Due to this she got an internship at a radio station in Boston, WXKS which is more popularly known as Kiss 108. After completing her graduation she didn’t stop being a DJ and continued her career in this field when in the year 1986 she joined WVIS situated in the United Stated Virgin Islands. In the year 1989 she started working for a full time radio show for urban contemporary WRKS. She was moved to Hot97 when WRKS was taken over by Emmis Broadcasting. In the year 1998 Wendy was fired from this job.



After Wendy got fired from Hot97 she was hired by WUSL, a Philadelphia urban station. She became a famous radio jockey as she discussed about her life very openly to the public. She talked about her miscarriages and her drug addiction to the public. Her chirpy behaviour helped this station to move to the second position from the fourteenth position. In the year 2001 she was hired for full time by WBLS. After working there she left her job in the year 2009, so as to pay more attention towards her family and her talk show.



Wendy the famous talk show host has a net worth of around 60 Million US dollar. Her annual salary is estimated to be around 12 million US dollars. She has earned her wealth mostly through her radio talk show, The Wendy William Show. Her money has grown because of her fictional and non fictional books published by her. She owns a house in Livingston, New Jersey in USA. She makes around 10 million dollar per year through her famous talk show. She also earns money through her apparel line which she has launched with QVC, Adorn By Wendy Williams and also through her wig line which is called Wendy Williams Hair World.


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Wendy Williams host a celebrity talk show, The Wendy William Show. She has hosted 5 season of this crispy talk show produced by Debmar- Mercury. The show was aired in the year 2008 and since it has received Most Guiltiest Pleasure Award for the year 2008- 2009 by NewNowNext Awards and Outstanding Achievement in Hair styling Award for the yearm2010- 2011 from Daytime Emmy Awards. Wendy’s daytime talk show has become one of the most popular daytime shows watched in America. The New York Time has dubbed her show as the Breakthrough in daytime and this talk show is aired in 51 different countries. In her show audience get a real life advice and opinion directly from its host and a show where Wendy gives her controversial statements and opinions about the juicy headlines in the world. According to some people it is a mindless show but for some it is an entertainment source.


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This famous host of talk shows on television and radio is also a very famous and successful author. She has tried her hand at writing and has published six books till date. Out of these books several of them were bestsellers. She has written both fictional and non fictional books. The books are: “Wendy’s Got the Heat” published in the year 2003, “The Wendy Williams Experience” published in the year 2005, “Drama Is Her Middle Name” published in the year 2006, “Is the Bitch Dead, Or What?” published in the year 2007, “Ritz Harper Goes to Hollywood!” published in the year 2009 and “Ask Wendy: Straight-Up Advice for All the Drama in Your Life” published in the year 2013.


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Williams has also worked in many television shows apart from her talk show. In the year 1992 she worked in “Martin”. In the year 2007 she worked in “Good Day In New York” on the morning show by WNYW. She has been one of the contestants in the Dancing with Star’s twelfth season with Tony Dovolani. She has been a judge on the Drop Dead Diva show in the year 2011. She has been the host for Love Triangle, a game show for GSN. In the year 2013 in March, she also came as a guest judge in the sixth episode of “The Face”. She also played a major role in the movie “ Think Like A Man” which was released in the year 2012. Apart from that she has worked in The Cookout where she was Reporter No. 2 in the year 2004 and The Cookout 2 in the year 2011.

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