March 18, 1963
60 years old
5 ft 7½ in | 171 cm
37-27-39 in | 94-68.5-99 cm
58 kg | 128 lbs
9 US | 39.5 EU
Vanessa Lynn Williams was born in The Bronx, New York, United States, on March 18, 1963, is an American actress and singer.
Young Vanessa Williams first began acting during her years of college in theater productions.
She started her professional career in beauty contests.
She got her television debut in ABC comedy drama series The Love Boat (1984) in episode "Ace's Valet; Mother Comes First; Hit or Miss America".
She made her big screen debut in romantic comedy film The Pick-up Artist (1987) in role as Rae, a Girl with Dog.
She landed her stage debut in production of "One Man Band" (1985) in role as one of "the women".
She made her Broadway debut in a play "Kiss of the Spider Woman" (1994) in role as Spider Woman / Aurora Replacement, at Broadhurst Theatre.
She released her debut album "The Right Stuff" in 1988.
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Vanessa Williams is 60 years old.
Vanessa Williams net worth is around 25 million dollars.
Vanessa Williams body measurements are bust-waist-hip 37-27-39 in inches or 94-68.5-99 in cеntіmеtrеѕ, her bra size is 34C with cup size C.
She won the NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actress in a Motion Picture for her role as Teri Joseph in comedy drama film Soul Food (1997).
She played Ruby Sinclair in drama romance movie Dance with Me (1998), for which she was nominated for the ALMA Award for Outstanding Performance of a Song for a Feature Film for the song "You Are My Home".
She was nominated for the BET Comedy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Box Office Movie for her role as Dorothy Johnson in road comedy film Johnson Family Vacation (2004).
She was nominated for the Blockbuster Entertainment Award for Favorite Actress - Action for her role as Carmen Vasquez in action thriller movie Shaft (2000).
She was nominated for the Black Reel Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress, TV Movie or Mini-Series for her role as Jessie Mae Watts in drama film The Trip to Bountiful (2014).
She was nominated for the Chainsaw Award for Best Supporting Performance for her role as Zora in satirical comedy horror film Bad Hair (2022).
Harley Davidson and the Marlboro Man (1991) drama action as Lulu Daniels
Another You (1991) comedy as Gloria
Eraser (1996) action thriller as Dr. Lee Cullen
My Brother (2006) drama as L'Tisha Morton
Temptation: Confessions of a Marriage Counselor (2013) drama romance as Janice
The Man from Earth: Holocene (2017) science fiction drama as Carolyn
Miss Virginia (2019) drama as Sally Rae
She voiced Amanda Waller in animated superhero films: Suicide Squad: Hell to Pay (2018) and Batman: Hush (2019).
She was nominated for three Primetime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series for her role as Wilhelmina Slater in ABC comedy drama television series Ugly Betty (2006–2010).
She played Renee Perry in ABC mystery comedy drama series Desperate Housewives (2010–2012).
She portrayed Detective Katherine Pierce in NBC action drama series Boomtown (2003).
She was nominated for the Image Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series for her role as Olivia Doran in ABC supernatural drama series 666 Park Avenue (2012–2013).
Royal Pains (2015) comedy drama series as Olympia Houston
The Good Wife (2015) CBS legal and political drama series as Courtney Paige
The Librarians (2016–2017) TNT fantasy adventure series as Gen. Cynthia Rockwell
Daytime Divas (2017) satirical comedy drama series as Maxine Robinson
T.O.T.S. (2019) Disney Junior animated series as Captain Beakman
Attended Horace Greeley High School in Chappaqua, New York.
Studied at Syracuse University in New York.
She also studied classical and jazz dance, violin and piano.
Has African-American, English, Welsh and Native American ancestry.
Has younger brother, Chris.
She is first African-American woman to won Miss America (1983).
She was nominated for the Tony Award for Best Actress in a Musical for her role as the Witch in musical "Into the Woods" (2002).
Supporter of LGBT rights.
She was awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for Recording at 7000 Hollywood Boulevard in 2007.
She released studio albums:
The Right Stuff (1988)
The Comfort Zone (1991)
The Sweetest Days (1994)
Star Bright (1996)
Silver & Gold (2004)
Everlasting Love (2005)
The Real Thing (2009)
Launched her own clothing line "V. by Vanessa Williams" in 2016.
Spokesmodel for Proactiv Solution.
Lives in New York City and and Los Angeles.
She dated Rob Mack (2006), Sam J. Jones (1984) and Michael Jordan.
She was married to:
Rick Fox (1999-2004) they have one daughter, Sasha Gabriella Fox
Ramon Hervey II (1987-1997), they have two daughters: Melanie Hervey, Jillian Kristin Hervey and one son, Devin Hervey
She married American businessman and a real estate agent Jim Skrip in 2015.