Jim Skrip is a businessman and also a real estate agent. Jim Skrip came to the spotlight after he became the husband of the famous actress, singer, and model, Vanessa Williams.
Table of Biography
Early Life and Childhood
Jim Skrip was born on 1st January 1960, in Buffalo, New York. His age is 61 years and his sun sign is Capricorn. Likewise, he holds an American nationality and is of Caucasian ethnicity. He follows Christianity. Regarding his educational background, he attended St. Bonaventure University. There he took his major subject in Accountancy.
Jim is a businessman and also a real estate agent from Buffalo, New York. He previously has even worked as an accountant in several agencies too. He grabbed public attention after he became the husband of the famous actress and singer, Vanessa Williams. Apart from this is no more information about the celebrity husband’s career and professional life. However, it is for sure that, his profession helps him to get enough money for his and his family’s survival. Also, he has got his wife to support the family.
Now talking about his wife’s career, Vanessa Lynn Williams professionally recognized as Vanessa L. Williams or Vanessa Williams, is a talented singer, actress, producer, and model. In 1983, she became the 1st African-American woman crowned Miss America. Unfortunately, a scandal took place when Penthouse purchased and revealed her nude images. Vanessa then quit her title soon and became the 1st runner-up, Suzette Charles of New Jersey. Moreover, she achieved various Grammy, Emmy, and Tony Award nominations as well.
Williams then made her first album “The Right Stuff” public in the year 1988, which spawned the hits “The Right Stuff”. “The Right Stuff” was a No. one on Hot Dance Songs. “Dreamin'” was a No. one on R&B and No. eight on Billboard Hot 100. Similarly, her 2nd studio album “The Comfort Zone” in 1991 topped the Billboard R&B Album Chart, which generated the Billboard Hot hundred number-1 hit “Save the Best for Last”. In the year 1994, she presented on Broadway in the musical Kiss of the Spider Woman. “Colors of the Wind”, in 1995 which turned into the Oscar-winner for Best Original Song from the Disney animated feature film, “Pocahontas”, which No. 4 peaked on the Billboard Hot hundred.
He has been earning a decent amount of money from his career as a successful businessman and real estate agent as well. His estimated net worth is $10 million and his average salary ranges between $34, 408 to $71, 138. In addition, his wife, Vanessa has a stunning net worth of $28 million. Also, her income source is from her career as an actress, singer, and model. Vanessa earns a salary of $100,000 after every episode from her profession as a TV show producer. After combining the couple’s net worth, their total net worth must be $40 million. Therefore, the couple is living a luxurious life.
Jim Skrip’s wife
Jim and Vanessa now are living in Depew, Buffalo, New York. Vanessa’s daughter from her 2nd marriage, Sasha also lives with them. However, there is no information if he has legally taken Vanessa’s other 3 kids from her 1st marriage with the film producer, Ramon Hervey. They are a son whose name is Devin and 2 daughters whose names are Melanie and Jillian. Vanessa and he both are from New York. However, they got to meet each other miles away in Egypt even though they live in the same city.
They met in the year 2012 where the both of them were enjoying their vacation in Egypt. Vanessa together with her daughter from her 2nd marriage, Sasha, was on a cruise to Egypt whereas he was alone traveling there. And the interesting part is that his t-shirt grabbed Vanessa’s attention and she went on to him to ask if he belongs from her mother’s hometown, Buffalo. After the single question, the both of them started having a long conversation. Moreover, Vanessa even asked he for dinner the same evening.
In the couple’s first communication, they were already feeling the connection. They shared their personal matters with each other that subsequently enlarged to have a mutual interest. He was fully obsessed with Vanessa’s beauty. Even Vanessa was impressed by his personality and dashing looks. Till the end of their 3 hours long communication, the pair grew feelings for each other. The two of them met again for some time after their vacation as well. Soon after their few meetings, the couple finally were in a relationship.
The couple’s engagement
Eventually, two years after the pair did their engagement. Vanessa reported her engagement with he on the “The Queen Latifah Show” on which she was present to publicize her next Broadway show, “The Trip Bountiful”. She even revealed her cushion-cut diamond placed at the middle of a platinum halo. The diamond was bordered by 2 half-moon structured stones on each side. In addition, the complete designer of the ring was a Buffalo-based jewelry designer, Bomi.
He and Vanessa at first were keeping their relationship private. However, their relationship was public only after Vanessa reported about her engagement. In her interviews together with various leading tabloids, she did tell about his adorable nature. Moreover, on various occasions as well, Vanessa has shown her love and affection for he on her every social media accounts. Therefore, Vanessa tells that he has brought numerous positive changes in Vanessa’s life.
The couple’s marriage
Jim and Vanessa’s wedding was done in a very lavish way. It finally happened on July 4, 2015, at the Polish church in Buffalo, St. Stanislaus Church. Only some of their close friends and family were present at their wedding. Vanessa walked down the aisle with the song ‘Ave Maria’ wearing a beautiful white gown whose designer was Carmen Marc Valvo. On the other hand, he was also looking very handsome in a designer white tuxedo. In addition, remembering the couple’s first meet, the whole wedding theme was Egyptian culture. Also, the New York-based wedding designer, Carla Measer-Costamagna was the one to design and manage their wedding.
Adding more, Shutter Dream Studio was the one to capture this happy moment of him and Vanessa. A customized video was out in the public for the couple after some time, which even was publicizing the making of their wedding invitation card prepared by an Australian company, Giant Invitations. There was even a reception program at The Statler City banquet hall before the wedding. Even the banquet was gorgeously full of gold and ivory tents, beautiful Moroccan lanterns and colorful orchids as the theme of the wedding was the Egyptian culture.
The next year, he and Vanessa again got married because his annulment wasn’t completed in the earlier ceremony on May 30. This time, their wedding was in a proper Catholic ceremony at a church in Chappaqua, New York. In the couple’s marriage. Williams was wearing a Pamella Roland V-neck gown. The outfit was featured by a pink belt covered around her waist. Moreover, she finished her gorgeous look with a wavy loose chignon bun. She also added oversized drop earrings. Also, he was wearing a classic black pantsuit together with a light pink tie.
Body Measurement and Social Media
About Jim Skrip’s physical appearance, he has a good height of 5 feet 10 inches or 178 cm or else 1.78 m. He has a bodyweight of 70 kg or 154 lbs. Similarly, he wears a shoe size of 8.5 (UK). Further information about his body measurements is not available. He has black short hair with black eyes. Also, he has a fair complexion with a slightly huge body type.
Coming to the social media part, he is not active on any of the social media platforms. He neither is active on Twitter and also not on Facebook. He even does not have an Instagram account. However, his wife, Vanessa is quite active on social media platforms and also often uploads his images as well. He does not seem to be an attention seeker like other celebrity husbands are.