Wendy Williams

American television host, businesswoman, and author

Wendy Joan Williams (born July 18, 1964) is an American talk show host, writer, producer, businesswoman, and former radio show host. She has been inducted into the Radio Hall of Fame. She currently hosts the Emmy Award-nominated talk show, The Wendy Williams Show, that has been aired for ten seasons. She is known for her catchphrase, "How you doin'?"[1]

Wendy Williams
Wendy Joan Williams

(1964-07-18) July 18, 1964 (age 59)
EducationNortheastern University
Known forThe Wendy Williams Show
Bert Girigorie
(m. 1994; div. 1995)

Kevin Hunter (m. 1997–2019)

Williams has been open about her past drug use, particularly with cocaine. In April 2019, Williams suffered an alleged alcohol relapse. Later that month, she filed for divorce from her husband of over two decades, Kevin Hunter, who is also her manager. They share a son, Kevin Jr., born in 2000.[2]

In February 2024, it was announced that Williams was diagnosed with aphasia and frontotemporal dementia.[3][4]

References change

  1. "Wendy Williams - Health, Age & Family". Biography. Retrieved 2019-04-12.
  2. Bacardi, Francesca (2019-04-11). "Wendy Williams files for divorce from husband Kevin Hunter". Page Six. Retrieved 2019-04-13.
  3. Siclait, Aryelle (February 22, 2024). "Wendy Williams diagnosed with dementia and aphasia: 'Many have speculated'". TODAY.com. Retrieved February 22, 2024.
  4. "Wendy Williams diagnosed with frontotemporal dementia, aphasia after talk show end". USA TODAY. Retrieved February 22, 2024.