Wendy Williams Net Worth
|Net Worth:||$40 million|
|Nick Name:||Wendy Williams|
|Real Name:||Wendy Joan Williams|
|Born:||July 18, 1964|
|Country of Origin:||United States of America|
|Source of Wealth:||Professional TV Host/Media Personality|
Wendy Williams Net Worth in 2020
As of 2020, Wendy Williams’s net worth is roughly 40 Million dollars. Her current salary for The Wendy Williams Show is estimated to be $55,000 per episode according to reports, which gives a rough estimate of receiving close to 10 Million dollars per year as she take-home pay.
How Wendy Williams makes her money
In 2008, she debuted her daytime talk show, “The Wendy Williams Show.” Currently, The show attracts 2.4 million daily viewers on average. This put her in competition with Ellen DeGeneres as the number one female host on daytime television. Wendy Williams’s net worth is 40 Million dollars, as of 2020.
Wendy Joan Williams is an American television talk show host, businesswoman, media personality, and author. She was born in Asbury Park, New Jersey, to Shirley and Thomas Williams.
Wendy Williams is best known for being the host of the nationally syndicated television talk show “The Wendy Williams Show,” which has been running since 2008. Still, her career started as a radio host in the 1980s. She started working for WVIS in the United States Virgin Islands. Less than a year later, Wendy Williams began working in a Washington, D.C. based station “WOL.”
In 1989, she became a substitute D.J. at contemporary urban WRKS (now WEPN-FM) in New York City. The station later hired her full time to handle its morning show. With hard work and consistency, she became one of the most popular full-time D.J.s at the station. A year later, she started hosting the afternoon drive-time shift. In 1993, she won the Billboard Award for “Best On-Air Radio Personality.” In 1994, after WRKS was bought over, she was transferred to NYC’s Hot 97 urban station, where she remained from 1994 to 1998.
In 1998 after she was fired by Hot 97, a Philadelphia urban station, WUSL (“Power 99FM”) hired her. She did tremendously well at this station. Wendy helped the station move from 14th place in the ratings to 2nd. In 2001, Wendy returned to NYC for a full-time syndicated 4-hour time slot on WBLS.
In 2009, Wendy left her radio show to focus on her talk show. She was further inducted into the National Radio Hall of Fame.