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Actress, singer, dancer, designer, author Vanessa L. Williams is married and a mother of four.

Relationship Facts of Vanessa L. Williams

Vanessa L. Williams is married to Jim Skrip {Compare Couple}.
Vanessa L. Williams married on July 04, 2015.
💑 Anniversary in 31 days 💑
She is mother of Four (Sasha Gabriella Fox, Jillian Hervey, Devin Hervey, Melanie Hervey).
Vanessa L. Williams is not having an affair with anyone presently.
Her sexual orientation is straight.

What is the relationship of Vanessa L. Williams?

Vanessa L. Williams’s relationship status is married. She married her third husband Jim Skrip on 4 July 2015.

He is a businessman and they started to date each other in 2012.

First and Second Spouse

Prior to him, she walked the aisle with a former basketball player, actor, and businessman Rick Fox on 26 Sep 1999.

They welcome their child, Sasha Gabriella Fox in 2000. But this wedding was called off in the year 2005.

Vanessa and Ramon Hervey II (public relations specialist) exchanged vows on 02 Jan 1987. They are the parents of their three kids.

Their daughters are Melanie Hervey (b. 1987) and Jillian Kristin Hervey (b. 1989) plus they also have a son named Devin Hervey (b. 1993).

However, like the first wedding, this also ended in 1997.

Past Affairs

As per the sources, Vanessa had a brief fling with stars like Michael Jordan, Sam J. Jones in 1984), and Rob Mack in 2006.

It was also said that she romanced Arnold Schwarzenegger in the year 1995.

Who is Vanessa L. Williams?

Vanessa L. Williams is an American Singer, Actress, and Entrepreneur. Vanessa L. Williams is also a Fashion Designer and has won the Miss America title in 1983.

As an author, she wrote two books named You Have No Idea in 2012 and Bubble Kisses in 2020.

Vanessa L. Williams- Age, Parents, Siblings, Ethnicity

Her birthdate is 18 March 1963 and she was born in Bronx, New York, the United States as Vanessa Lynn Williams. The name of her mother is Helen and her father was Milton Augustine Williams Jr.

They both are music teachers but her dad passed away in 2003.

Vanessa’s ancestry is All-American-English-Welsh and has a younger brother named Chris.

In which school did Vanessa L. Williams attend?

As per her academics, she attended Horace Greeley High School and is a dropout student of Syracuse University.

Vanessa L. Williams- Professional Life, Career

Vanessa L. Williams is an expert in R&B, soul, pop, jazz, dance, and gospel music genres. Her first album titled The Right Stuff came out in 1988. She released her latest project in 2009 named The Real Thing.

Her other musical releases are The Comfort Zone (1991), The Sweetest Days (1994), Star Bright (1996), Next (1997), Silver & Gold (2004), and Everlasting Love (2005).

As an actress, Vaness is also very successful. She appeared in both movies and TV screens. Some of her hit films are Harley Davidson and the Marlboro Man, Johnson Family Vacation, Dance With Me, Bad Hair, Hannah Montana: The Movie, etc.

Similarly, her featured TV series are Ugly Betty (2006-10), Mama Mirabelle’s Home Movies (2007-08), Desperate Housewives (2010-12), 666 Park Avenue (2012-13), T.O.T.S. (2019), and more.

Awards, Nominations

2003Satellite AwardsBest Actress Miniseries or Television FilmWon
1989NAACP Image AwardOutstanding New ArtistWon
1994Soul Train Music Award“Lady of Soul” AwardWon
2011NAACP Image AwardOutstanding Actress in a Comedy SeriesWon
2007,2008,2009Primetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy SeriesNominated
2011Satellite AwardsBest Supporting ActressNominated

How much is the net worth of Vanessa L. Williams?

Her estimated net worth of around $25 million as of 2022. She charges $100k per episode as a salary.

She advertised for brands like Radio Shack, Crest, ProActiv Solution, Clear Eyes, and M&Ms. In 2016, this artist founded her own fashion line called V. By Vanessa Williams.

Rumors, Controversy

This musical star is keeping herself away from rumors and desperate scandals.

Body Features- Height, Weight

Regarding Vanessa L. Williams’s body features, her height is 5 ft 6 inches and her body weight is 58 kg.

Moreover, her eyes are blue with long hair in dark brown color.

Social Media

Vanessa is available on social sites like Facebook with over 1.3M fans. Her Twitter and Instagram accounts are followed by more than 281k and 516k followers respectively.

Similarly, she is also on YouTube with around 99k subscribers.


  • She is 59 years old as of 2022.
  • Her zodiac sign is Pisces.
  • She joined Twitter in July 2010.
  • She is the eldest child of her parents.
  • Her associated labels are Wing Records, Polydor Records, Limited Mercury Records, etc.
  • Her current address is Chappaqua, New York.

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