Desiree Williams is quite a beauty who became popular especially on social media after she married the Vlogger, Boogie2988. While their marriage hasn’t been without controversies, with many speculations about why a beautiful woman would choose to be with a man like Boogie who weighs about 587 pounds and has several health conditions, Desiree has shown true commitment to her marriage and her ability to rise above the hateful and snide comments which have trailed her since she got together with Boogie before they went their separate ways in 2018.
Desiree Williams – Biography
Desiree Williams is an American beauty that married popular YouTuber Steven Jason Williams (Boogie 2988). Nothing is known about Desiree’s early and family life before she married Steven. According to some online sources, she was born in 1975.
Despite being married to someone that makes their living off social media, Desiree or Dez as she is fondly called has kept intimate details about her life off social media and tries as much as possible to avoid it. Her husband on the other hand constantly keeps his 4.5 million YouTube followers abreast of what is happening in his life and family.
Facts to know about Boogie2988 Ex-wife
1. How They Met
The duo first met online and became friends. They got to know each other and soon began to date. During the course of their courtship, they decided to move in together. Desiree Williams had to quit her job and leave all that was dear and familiar to her to move in with Steven in Arkansas.
2. Their Relationship and Marriage
After courting and living together for close to five years, the duo decided to make things official by getting married. Steven popped the big question in a romantic YouTube video around July 2012 and Desiree said ‘Yes’. The moment was an emotional one for the couple considering all they had gone through together. They finally got married a year after in a private ceremony attended by a few friends and close family members.
3. Steven’s Health Challenges and Her Support
One of the major reasons why there were so many speculations about Desiree’s intent when she began dating Steven is the disparity in their looks. Steven is overweight. He weighs over 500lbs and battles with a series of health challenges especially with the physical and psychological abuse he suffered from his mother during his childhood which resulted in anxiety, attempted suicide during his teenage and adult years, PTSD, type 2 diabetes, and obesity, amongst other minor issues.
After he met Desiree Williams, she quit her job to move in with him and take care of him. Steven admits that meeting his wife was one of the best things that ever happened in his life and he experienced lots of positive improvement in his mental and physical health since they got together. Steven also admits getting lots of help from Desiree for 4 years before he started making any major money from YouTube.
4. Their Divorce
Not long after Steven went through a successful gastric bypass surgery in 2017, Desiree told him she was thinking of a separation. They agreed that she took a break in November. She was gone for about 3 weeks before calling him with her decision that she wanted their separation more permanent. He shared a tweet about their divorce and subsequently, made a YouTube video about how things went awry in their relationship.
He confessed that it didn’t come as a surprise to him since their relationship had become strained especially after his surgery. Steven admitted that their marriage was far from perfect and took responsibility especially for stupid things he said whenever he was going through an anxiety disorder attack. He revealed that it had always been a difficult thing for her to handle and it was a constant wedge between them from the day they met until they separated.
Steven also refuted the claim that Desiree Williams was a ‘gold digger’ stating that she has a degree and was earning more than him when they met. He also revealed how generous she was with their divorce financial terms. They worked with a mediator to sort the proceedings and the divorce was finalized officially on the 13th of February 2018.
5. Post Divorce
In an explicit explanation video Steven released, he stressed that their split was amicable and he warned his fans not to go after Desiree Williams with their hateful comments. He wants their anger to be directed at him instead. He also revealed that Desiree will be off any form of social media to focus on herself and healing as he is doing. The couple was together for a total of seven years.