Outspoken talk show host who became known as a "shock jockette" over the course of her radio career. She began hosting The Wendy Williams Show in 2008.
She received a communications degree from Northeastern University, where she worked as a DJ at WRBB.
She was a 2009 inductee into the National Radio Hall of Fame. She executive produced Lifetime's 2014 biopic of Aaliyah.
She married her second husband Kevin Hunter in 1997 and they have a son named Kevin Jr. together.
She and Ellen DeGeneres became two of the most popular female hosts of daytime television, frequently trading the number one spot.