Vanessa Williams is Engaged

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The 51-year-old announced her engagement on The Queen Latifah Show Friday.

Sylvia Obell Sep, 26, 2014

Vanessa Williams is engaged!

The Trip to Bountiful actress shared her good news while appearing on The Queen Latifah Show with co-stars Blair Underwood and Cicely Tyson.

“I got engaged,” Williams revealed after Queen Latifah joked about being blinded by the ring on her finger. “I have had a lot of good things happen … I turned 50 when we were in rehearsal on Broadway, I just got engaged a couple of weeks ago. It has been a lot of blessings.” According to PEOPLE, the lucky guy is Jim Skrip of Buffalo, New York.


This will be Williams’ third marriage.


Watch a sneak peek of the episode (airing Tuesday, Sept. 30) above.