Vanessa Williams, 58, shows off her slim body in a white bikini on the beach

Desperate Housewives alum Vanessa Williams, 58, shows off her slim body in a white bikini while at the beach

She first rose to fame as a beauty queen in the 1980s. And Vanessa Williams proved on Tuesday that at age 58, she can still amaze her fans with her sensational swimsuit body.

The Desperate Housewives alum was seen on Instagram and radiated glamor as she posed a storm in a white bikini on the beach.

‘Do we do bikini photos in our early 50s? Okay,” she vamped in her caption before adding a crashing wave emoji.

Smoldering sensation: Vanessa Williams proved on Tuesday that at age 58 she can still amaze her fans with her sensational swimsuit body

She wore her luxurious hair down and added a touch of glitter to her hooped look as she cast an enigmatic glance into the distance.

Earlier this month, Vanessa sang The Star-Spangled Banner during the PBS Independence Day special A Capitol Fourth, held on the west lawn of the Capitol.

She also controversially performed Lift Every Voice And Sing, historically known as the Black National Anthem.

The move drew a number of critics who saw it as divisive to sing an anthem to an ethnic group on a holiday across the country at large.

Occasion: Vanessa sang The Star-Spangled Banner and Lift Every Voice And Sing on the PBS Independence Day special A Capitol Fourth held on the west lawn of the Capitol building

During an interview with Entertainment studios last month promoting the special, she said the event was “about unity.”

Vanessa continued: ‘It’s about this great country that is based on democracy and realizes that we have set the British free, but our government is working because we have all those things in order.’

She added: “So it celebrates the freedom and the structure that we started as Americans, which also includes all the different colors that have helped build this country.”

As for her personal life, Vanessa is currently on her third husband and the proud mother of four children, including Lion Babe singer Jillian Hervey.

Lyrics and music: She broke through in the children's book industry last year when she published Bubble Kisses with illustrations by Tara Nicole Whitaker

Lyrics and music: She broke through in the children’s book industry last year when she published Bubble Kisses with illustrations by Tara Nicole Whitaker

She broke into the children’s book industry last year when she published Bubble Kisses with illustrations by Tara Nicole Whitaker.

She noted that “a lot of people had enough time to read it to their kids, which was great” last year and revealed that the idea started as a musical idea.

“It was a song, then I said ‘I’m going to make a children’s album’, but I never got around to it, and I finally had the time to turn it into a children’s book with an accompanying CD – and if you don’t If you don’t If you have a CD player, you can download it on all streaming channels,” she tells Entertainment Studios.

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