Vanessa Williams, AKA Vanessa A. Williams, has been acting professionally since she was 15 years old. She is highly trained in theatre, she dances, and she sings as well. She is sometimes confused with Vanessa L. (Lynne) Williams, the other famous African-American singer, dancer, actress, and first African-American…more
In 2003, Vanessa was nominated an Emmy Award for Outstanding Performer in a Children's Special playing Sandra Williams on Our America.
She has a college degree in theatre and business management.
Vanessa has won 3 NAACP Image Award nominations.
She is a diabetic.
Vanessa Williams: I am not a lesbian and I am not a slut, and somehow I am going to make people believe me.