Wendy Williams

  • Birth Place: Asbury Park, New Jersey, United States
  • Profession: Talk-show host, Radio personality, Author
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  • Did the play-by-play announcements for her brother's Little League baseball games when she was a teenager.
  • First radio job was at a station in St. Croix in the Virgin Islands.   
  • Has written several books, including the New York Times best sellers Wendy's Got the Heat: The Queen of Radio Bares All and The Wendy Williams Experience: Queen of Radio, as well as the Ritz Harper series of novels.
  • Her 2003 radio interview with Whitney Houston was listed in the E! special 101 Most Shocking Moments.
  • Inducted into the National Radio Hall of Fame in November 2009.
  • The biopic Queen of Media is based on her book Wendy's Got the Heat: The Queen of Radio Bares All.


  • Thomas Williams Sr. — Father
  • Kevin Samuel Hunter Sr. — Husband
  • Thomas Williams Jr. — Brother
  • Kevin Samuel Hunter Jr. — Son
  • Shirley Williams — Mother
  • Wanda Williams — Sister


  • Northeastern University, Boston, Massachusetts, United States (BA in Communications, 1986)