Rise and Grind with Wendy Williams

Afternoon Talk Show Host, Working Mom, Plain-Talker

Wendy Williams Biography Mother, wife, media mogul, entrepreneur, performer and best-selling author, Wendy Williams is best known for her long-running Daytime Emmy® nominated talk show, The Wendy Williams Show. Recently extended through 2020, the show has been nominated for multiple daytime Emmy awards, has memorabilia in the Smithsonian Museum, and is broadcast in 53 countries.

Prior to achieving success in daytime television, Wendy built a devoted fan base throughout a successful 23 year career in radio, with, The Wendy Williams Experience, being a top-rated daily radio show. Syndicated nationally, it aired on WBLS in New York and was listened to by an audience of more than 12 million people. One of the most popular personalities in radio, Wendy was inducted into the National Radio Hall of Fame in November of 2009 one of only a handful of women with that honor. 

Wendy Williams, is a media mogul, actress, comedian, entrepreneur, designer, and author, but beyond her thriving career, Wendy finds fulfillment as a devoted mother, wife and philanthropist, specifically with The Hunter Foundation. The organization, which Wendy founded with her husband, Kevin, works with charities that help improve the lives of children and families around the country.