Wendy Williams is known for her big personality as a T.V. host and radio D.J. She was born on July 18th, 1964 in Asbury Park, New Jersey to Shirley and Thomas Williams. She is the second child out of three siblings. When she was five, her family moved to Ocean Township, New Jersey. It was here where little Wendy would find her future in the media industry. In 1981, Wendy graduated from Ocean Township High School, and during 1982-1986, she attended Northeastern University. She graduated from there with a Bachelor’s of Science in Communications and was also a D.J. for the college’s radio station, WRBB. Throughout her career, Wendy has had many stints in the media. From her radio show to her currently syndicated talk show, The Wendy Williams Show, Wendy has lived quite the life, publicly and privately. After having fun and dating in the early to mid-’90s, Wendy married Kevin Hunter in 1997. She recently filed for divorce from him earlier this year. Here’s who Wendy has dated in the past before becoming a single woman again.
Robert Morris III/Bert Girigorie
In Wendy’s biography, Wendy’s Got the Heat; she uses the name Robert Morris III as a pseudonym for the name of her first husband, who she met in 1989. His real name is Bert Girigorie. She described him as a salesperson and stated that they were separated for five months before divorcing in 1994. It took them a year and a half to finalize the divorce proceedings.
In 1990, Wendy had a brief fling with hip-hop music producer; Eric B. Eric is also one-half of the ’90s hip-hop duo, Eric B. and Rakim. Eric is currently single and still producing while living in his hometown of Queens, New York.
The following year in 1991, Wendy moved on to “Music” rapper, Erick Sermon. In 2015, Erick sat down with VladTV and explained him and Wendy’s past. He says the two were never in a relationship but, they did experience some intimate moments with one another. Erick also stated in the interview that he believes Wendy is the one who began the rumor that he was gay. Due to the fact she was and still is known for speaking negatively on celebrities. Erick is currently single and still raps while living in New York.
Wendy began dating American short films director, Mitchell Rose in 1993. The two dated for a year before parting ways. Mitchell is also single and is currently teaching Dance and Filmmaking at Ohio State University.
The Notorious B.I.G.
Although it was reported as a rumor, “How Many Licks?” rapper Lil’ Kim tweeted that Wendy and Biggie had slept together in 1994. Lil’ Kim made this statement in retaliation to Wendy for her speaking negatively about her plastic surgeries on her T.V. show. Sadly, Biggie passed away in 1997 from gunshot wounds.
After hooking up with Biggie, Wendy began dating talent manager and television producer, Kevin Hunter. They were together for three years before marrying on November 30th, 1997. Three years later, on August 18th, they welcomed their only child together, Kevin Hunter, Jr. After 21 years of marriage and 25 years of being together, Wendy found out that Kevin had committed infidelity in their marriage and fathered another child with his mistress. Wendy filed for divorce in April of this year.