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Wendy Williams            

Media Personality, Actress, Author, and Host of "The Wendy Williams Show"

Called a breakthrough in daytime, by The New York Times, Wendy Williams burst onto the national talk show scene in July 2009 with the launch of her daily, syndicated program, "The Wendy Williams Show." Her hit show appears on FOX Network across the United States and on cable channel BET throughout the United States and internationally.

Williams is featured twice in the September 2010 issue of Essence Magazine as part of their '40 Fierce and Fabulous' article with a full-page spread showing this rising star has made daytime TV prime time. She is also featured in the same issue as part of 'The Real TV Titans' article in the Emmy Insider section showing Oprah as the current TV Titan and Williams as next in-line to take over Oprahs reigning title. Williams previous television work includes a VH-1 series titled "Wendy Williams is on Fire."

A mother, wife and best-selling author, Williams built a devoted following from her years as one of radios most popular personalities, winning over legions of fans who couldnt wait to see the host make her television debut. Touted by People Magazine as one of the "Best Shows of 2009", the critically-acclaimed series now has the distinction of being "Must See TV."

Williams, who was inducted into the National Radio Hall of Fame (only the second African American woman to be honored by the organization) in November 2009, parted ways with her top rated radio show "The Wendy Williams Experience" at the end of July, 2009. The program, which aired on WBLS in New York, was home to over 12 million listeners nationwide.

She is the author of several New York Times bestsellers including, "Wendys Got The Heat" by Simon & Schuster and "The Wendy Williams Experience" by Dutton Books, as well as several novels. Her latest novel, "Hold Me in Contempt: A Romance" hit shelves in April 2015.

Williams grew up in Ocean Township, New Jersey and currently lives in Northern New Jersey with her husband Kevin Hunter and their son.

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It's always the Wendy Williams Show. At the Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame Awards, Williams took on the racial profiling issue that's plagued Manhattan ...

Wendy Williams says she and her family also suffer racial profiling ...

It's always the Wendy Williams Show. At the Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame Awards, Williams took on the racial profiling issue that's plagued Manhattan ...

‘The Wendy Williams Show’ Renewed Through 2019-20 Season on Fox Stations

“The Wendy Williams Show” has been renewed through the 2019-20 television season on the Fox Television Stations, Debmar-Mercury announced Tuesday.

Wendy Williams Supports #HealthyHeartSelfie Challenge

For the fifth consecutive year, Burlington Stores, the national off price retailer, and WomenHeart: The National Coalition for Women with Heart Disease, are teaming up to educate women nationwide about the importance of their heart health, as heart disease is the leading cause of death in women.

Wendy Williams Says Son Walked in on Her Giving Husband a Favor

The 51-year-old host of The Wendy Williams Show made her comments on Conan Friday.

Wendy Williams Finally Said Sorry For Her Tone-Deaf HBCU ...

Wendy Williams has apologized for remarks she made last week about the NAACP and historically black colleges and universities. During her 'Hot Topics' ...

Wendy Williams Breaks Her Silence on the Passing of Her Hairstylist ...

Wendy Williams lost a dear friend and colleague yesterday when her longtime wig stylist Antwon Jackson was announced dead at the young age of 44.

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