Bert Girigorie, Ex-Husband Of Wendy Williams: Family, Divorce & Relationship

By Aarone Hernandez | Published on: February 6, 2024 | Updated on: February 6, 2024
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Bert Girigorie is the ex-husband of American media personality and former broadcaster Wendy Williams. The couple got married in 1994 and lived as husband and wife for a short time and decided to divorce in 1995.

So, what is Bert doing in his post-divorce life? Has he remarried? Go through the article below to know the full bio of the celebrity spouse.

Key Takeaways

  • Bert Girigorie is 60 years old as of 2024.
  • He is currently working at G2 Marketing, Inc. in Charlotte.
  • Girigorie met his then-wife, Wendy Williams, in 1992, and married in 1994.
  • Bert and Wendy’s marriage lasted only five months.
  • He is not married as of 2023.
  • The ex-celebrity spouse has a net worth of $1 million.

Early Life And Education Details

Bert was born to his parents on March 13, 1964, in Charlotte, North Carolina, USA. His birth name is Bertrand Girigorie. He is an American by nationality and follows the Christian faith.

An attendant of Morehouse College, Girigorie majored in Activities and Societies.

His Siblings

Bert has one sister Gabrielle Girigorie, and one brother Bruce Girigorie. His brother Bruce worked at the NYS Office of the Comptroller while his sister maintains a low profile.

Bruce currently lives in Glenville, New York with his wife.

What Does Do?

He has been a president at G2 Marketing, Inc. in Charlotte, North Carolina Area since 2010. He is a sales and marketing professional. Before working at G2 marketing, Wendy Williams’ ex-husband worked as an account executive at Kiss FM from 1991 to 1996.

His company G2 Marketing is a digital marketing agency that provides marketing services for a portfolio of brands. He has achieved great success in sales and marketing in his career.

How Did Bert And Wendy Williams Meet?

The ex-couple met each other for the first time in 1992 at a New York-based radio station. During that time, Wendy was hyped for her media personality, and Bert was working in the sales department. The looks and grey hair color of Girigorie attracted Williams.

They started chatting with each other and one day Bert asked for a date BBQ night, his then-wife agreed and they both started getting closer to each other. After dating each other for eight months, they decided to get engaged.

Bert Was Married To Wendy Williams For Five Months

The couple married in 1994 in a Church located in New Jersey. Williams’ childhood pastor Reverend Matthews officiated their marriage and expressed that the wedding ceremony was perfect.

Their wedding was well managed by Williams’ mother. For their honeymoon, her parents dedicated a first-class trip to Rio de Janeiro. During their trip to Rio they argued, Bert stated that from the beginning of their marriage “it was very bizarre.”

He further added:

She just turned into a different person. I don’t know what was going on. I didn’t understand a lot of things that she did. I didn’t understand what her motivations were.

Also, Bert reported that Wendy’s drug use is the reason that kept her away from the marriage.

Why Did They Divorce?

In Wendy’s autobiography book called ‘Wendy’s Got the Heat,’ she expressed that their relationship was spoiled during their honeymoon. She confessed that their relationship started getting affected due to Bert’s control over her.

On the other hand, Girigorie expressed that during their honeymoon night, Williams decided to spend time alone. For her safety, Bert decided to be with her for which a disagreement between them arose and the relationship between them didn’t go as well as expected.

The pair legally separated in the year 1995.

Ex-Wife Is A TV Personality

Wendy Williams, the host of The Wendy Williams Show (2008- 2022), is a former broadcaster, writer, personality, and media personality. Besides, she also worked as a radio DJ and host who gained fame in New York as a shock jockette. She also appeared in the television series ‘The Wendy William Experience.’

Apart from her TV career, she has a jewelry collection, fashion line, and wig line. In 2009, she was inducted into the National Radio Hall of Fame.

Did Remarry?

No, he has not married since his separation from his former spouse Wendy. Going through his social media profile he seems to be more focused on his career rather than his romantic relationship.

Similarly, his former partner Williams remarried in 1999 with TV producer Kevin Hunter. Sadly their relationship didn’t go well and the pair separated in 2020 after 22 years of their marriage.

Where Is He Now?

Bert is currently residing in Charlotte, North Carolina. He seems to be living a single life and is occupied with his professional ventures.

Net Worth

As of 2024, Girigorie has an estimated net worth of $1 million. His profession in sales and marketing is his major source of income. On the other hand, his ex-spouse Wendy has a net worth of $20 million.