Vanessa Williams marries fiance Jim Skrip


Entertainer Vanessa Williams tied the knot in a July Fourth ceremony with longtime beau Jim Skrip.

The couple wed in front of their family and friends, William’s rep told People magazine.

The “Ugly Betty” star and Grammy-nominated singer announced her engagement in September on “The Queen Latifah Show.”

The couple met on a Nile cruise in 2013. Williams, whose mother is from Buffalo, approached Skrip because he was a wearing a Buffalo Sabres shirt, she told the Buffalo News in 2013.

She asked him if he was from there, and the two hit it off.

This is the third marriage for Williams. She has four children with exes Ramon Hervey II and basketball player Rick Fox.

Fox and Williams divorced in 2004.