Wendy Williams

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Wendy Williams is a 2-Time AALBC.com Bestselling Author

Wendy Williams grew up in the Wayside area of Ocean Township, New Jersey and now resides in Northern New Jersey. She’s married to Kevin Hunter who she has a son with, born in 2000. As for age, Williams will only say she was born somewhere between 1960 and 1965. Williams earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Communications from Northeastern University in Boston, Massachusetts.

Williams interned at Kiss 108 in Boston on the Matt Siegel morning show. After graduation, she went to work for WVIS, St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands. After 8 months there, she moved to Oldies-formatted WOL-AM, Washington, D.C. A little under a year later, she was hired to do overnights at WQHT Hot 103.5 FM, New York.

She moved over to WPLJ 95.5 FM doing the 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. slot. Next, Wendy was lured over to WRKS 98.7 KISS-FM to do 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. Williams continued to move to more prominent air shifts. From 1995 to 1998 she worked at WQHT-FM, Hot 97, New York before moving in 1998 to WUSL-FM, Power 99 in Philadelphia.

In 2001 she returned to New York to work for her current employer, WBLS-FM. 2003 Superadio launches the nationally syndicated radio show "The Wendy Williams Experience"

Wendy Williams is often called a "shock jock diva", a "radio gossip guru" and even the "Queen of Radio".

Williams has won "Radio Personality of the Year" awards from Billboard Magazine, Black Radio Exclusive and Radio & Records Magazine

Wendy Williams has also hosted a series of interview specials on VH1’s "Wendy Williams Is on Fire".

Williams is also a wife, mother, bestselling author, and host of The Wendy Williams Show, which airs on Fox in fifty-two countries. In 2009, Williams was inducted into the National Radio Hall of Fame. She is the author of the New York Times bestseller The Wendy Williams Experience and Ask Wendy, as well as several novels, including Ritz Harper Goes to Hollywood. She contributes a weekly celebrity hot-topics column to the entertainment magazine Life & Style. Photo Credit: Troy Johnson, AALBC.com

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