Vanessa Williams Height, Weight, Age, Movies & Family – Biography

Vanessa Williams

Vanessa Williams Height, Weight, Age, Movies & Family – Biography

Who is Vanessa Williams?

Vanessa Williams is an American actress, singer, and fashion designer. Born to a music teacher, Vanessa Lynn Williams grew up in a musical atmosphere and learned jazz dance, violin, and studied piano.

Early Accomplishments

Vanessa Williams received her first recognition as the First African-American woman to receive the title of Miss American in the year 1984. Later on, she released her debut album “The Right Stuff” in the year 1988, and since all she saw was a success.

Awards and Achievements

Vanessa Williams Awards and Achievements

The biggest achievement of Vanessa Williams would be winning the seven NAACP Image Awards and four Satellite Awards. In addition, she has earned multiple Emmy nominations, a Tony Award nomination. She received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on March 19, 2007.

Vanessa Williams Body Measurements

Vanessa Williams Body Measurements
Height5 ft 6 in (168 cm)
Weight68 kg (150 lbs)
Breast Size37″ (94 cm)
Bra Size34 C
Cup SizeC (US)
Body Measurements37-27-38 in or 94-69-99 cm
Chest Size37″ (94 cm)
Waist Size27 in / 69 cm
Hips Size38 in / 99 cm
Shoe Size9(US)/39-40(EU)
Dress Size10 (US)
Eyes ColorDark brown
Hair ColorBlack
Natural breasts or implantsNatural

Best Known for

Best Known for Vanessa Williams

Williams was born and brought up in a musical environment and received public recognition for her musical abilities when she won the Miss America pageant with her rendition of “Happy Days Are Here Again”. Her second album – ‘The Comfort zone’ became the biggest hit of her career and the lead single “Running Back to You” reached the top twenty on the hot 100 and the top position of the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart on October 5, 1991. Williams has had a great career in television and managed to get nominations for 3 Primetime Emmys. She was recognized for her role in Ugly Betty, Desperate Housewife, and Eraser. Williams is the recipient of many awards and nominations that include Grammy nominations for hits such as The Right Stuff, Save the Best for Last, and Colors of the Wind.

Religious Faith

  • Williams is a practicing Catholic which was the religion of her father. Her mother was raised Baptist and converted to Catholicism when she got married. Williams was baptized at Our Lady of Grace Church in the Bronx.


  • Vanessa Williams has been in relationships with Rob Mack (2006), Sam J. Jones (1984), and Michael Jordan.

Vanessa Williams Personal Life

Vanessa Williams is straight. She has been married three times, and her first husband was Roman Hervey II. She got married to Hervey in the year 1987 and got blessed with three children named Melanie, Jillian, and Devin. Williams divorced Hervey in 1997 and married an NBA basketball player Rick Fox in 1999. They have one daughter, Sasha Gabriella Fox, and divorced in 2004. In 2015, Williams married Jim Skrip, a businessman from New York.

Vanessa Williams Personal Info

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Full NameVanessa Lynne Williams
NicknameVan, Ness, V
OccupationSinger, Actress, Entrepreneur, Fashion Designer
ReligionChristianity (Roman Catholicism)
Date of Birth18 March 1963 (age 59 years)
BirthplaceThe Bronx, New York City, New York, United States
Zodiac SignPisces
Father NameMilton Augustine Williams Jr.
Mother NameHelen Williams
Siblings NamesChris Williams (Younger Brother)
SpouseJim Skrip (m. 2015), Rick Fox (m. 1999–2005), Ramon Hervey II (m. 1987–1997)
ChildrenSasha Gabriella Fox, Jillian Hervey, Devin Hervey, Melanie Hervey

Vanessa Williams Interesting Facts

Vanessa Williams
  • Williams and her mother Helen co-authored a memoir entitled You Have No Idea, published in April 2012.
  • Williams was the first African-American spokesmodel for L’Oréal cosmetics in the 1990s.
  • In March 2016, Williams launched her clothing line, V. by Vanessa Williams, for EVINE Live.
  • Williams was sexually molested by a woman when she was ten years old and had an abortion while in high school.
  • Vanessa Williams is a supporter of LGBT rights and same-sex marriage, and in 2011 she participated in a Human Rights Campaign entitled “New Yorkers for Marriage Equality”.

Vanessa Williams Most Favorite Things

Vanessa Williams Most Favorite Things
Favorite Foodlobster pasta Salt in Marina Del Ray
Favorite ActorsMichael Jackson
Favorite MovieCooking Up Christmas
Favorite SportBallroom dancing. Latin dancing
Favorite BookHop on Pop [by Dr. Seuss]

What is Vanessa Williams’s net worth?

Vanessa Williams Net Worth: Vanessa Williams is an American singer, actress, and producer who has a net worth of $25 million. According to some reports, Williams used to get $100 thousand per episode, along with that she had a successful career as a singer.

More about Vanessa Williams

Vanessa Williams

Education: A child of music teachers, Williams grew up in a musical household, studying classical and jazz dance, French horn, piano, and violin. In May 2008, Syracuse granted Williams a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree. Williams also delivered the 2008 convocation address, telling Syracuse seniors to “treasure this moment. These days are irreplaceable and are the beginning of the rest of your life.”

Tattoos: No. Vanessa Williams is one actress with no tattoos

Smoking: Yes, Williams has been seen on occasions smoking but she never confirmed the rumor.

Vanessa Williams Smoking

House: Vanessa Williams owns a beautiful mansion in Chappaqua, New York.

Cars: Vanessa Williams was spotted cruising around in her blue Maserati Coupe.

Cosmetic surgeries: Vanessa admits to doing Ultherapy, and more than once. She also has a microcurrent machine at home that she says she’s been using for several years. She has also gotten micro-needling done which she wasn’t very satisfied with. Williams has also admitted to preferring the Botox regimen to keep her face soft so that she doesn’t look like she has a perpetual frown.

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