Damon Wayans
Damon Wayans

Damon Wayans is a famous American actor, writer, and stand-up comedian who has been the member of the famous Wayans family.  In the 1980s, he used to perform as an actor and comedian in the comedy series titled in living color, which was his career breakthrough.

Quick Biography

He was born on 4th September in the year 1960 to Elvira Alethia and Howell Stouten Wayans. He has four brothers and five sisters, and he got interested in stand-up comedy from an early age. In the year 1982, he started working as a stand-up comedian and had started working music field from the year 1960.

Quick Summary

Full Name/Real Name: Damon Kyle Wayans
Age: 61 years old
Birth Date: 4 September 1960
Birth Place: New York City, United States
Nationality: American
Religion: N/A
Parents: Elvira Alethia and Howell Stouten Wayans
Spouse: Lisa Thorner (m. 1984–2000)
Children: Damon Wayans Jr., Michael Wayans, Cara Mia Wayans, Kyla Wayans
Height: 6 feet 1 inch
Weight: 89 kg
Profession: Stand up comedian and Actor
Net Worth in 2021: $45 million

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

Damon Wayans is 61 years old. He is a person with an athletic body type and has a height of 6 feet 1 inch with a weight of 89 kg. He has kept himself well-maintained even after having a busy schedule. Though he was diagnosed with diabetes in the year 2013.

Education, School/College University

He used to go to Marry Bergtraum High school, during which he was interested in acting and stand up comedy. He was also interested in the music field from an early age. There isn’t much information about his high education degree.

Parents, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity, Religion & Political Views

He is the son of Elvira Alethia and Howell Stouten Wayans. His mother was a housewife, social worker, and singer while his father used to work as a manager of a supermarket. He has four brothers and five sisters. The name of his sisters is Elvira, Nadia, Kim, Vonnie, and Diedra while the name of his brothers is Shawn, Marlon, Dwayne, and Keenen. He belongs to American nationality and cracks jokes about politics but never comments about it personally.

Married, Relationship, Dating, Affair, Girlfriend, Wife, Children

In the year 1984, he got married to Lisa Thorner, but they got divorced in the year 2000.  Both of them have four children named Damon Wayans Jr., Cara Mia, Michael, and Kyla.

Relationship Statistics

Marital status? (single, married, in relation or divorced): Divorced
When did he get married? (married date): 24 April 1984
Does he have any relationship affair? N/A
Wife/Spouse? (name): Lisa Thorner (m. 1984–2000)
Kids: Damon Wayans Jr., Michael Wayans, Cara Mia Wayans, Kyla Wayans

Professional Life and Career

In the year 1982, he started working as a stand-up comedian. In the year 1984, he appeared in a movie with a cameo role. In the year 1985, he started performing in Saturday Night live as a performer. He created a comedy series titled In Living color along with his brother Keenen which became a great hit. Due to this series, he was able to win a lot of awards in his career.

He has worked in movies like Major Payne, Mo’Money, Celtic Pride, Blankman, and Bulletproof. In the year 1996, he also produced a cartoon for WB titled Waynehead, which was short-lived. This show was based on his own childhood when he faced club foot problems. In the year 1998, he worked in the Damon series. In the year 2015, he announced that he would be retired from stand up comedy. In the year 2018, he left the lethal weapon series due to some reason.

Awards & Nominations

Due to his bright career, he has won 4 Emma awards for writing and acting. He has also won People’s choice awards for being the favorite male performed during 2002. He has also got four international press academy awards.

Damon Wayans Net Worth, Income & Salary In 2021

Damon Wayans Net Worth
Damon Wayans Net Worth

As of October 2021, The net worth of Damon Wayans is around $45 million, which he has earned by working as a writer, comedian, and actor. He has appeared in several TV shows and movies due to which he gained a lot of fame and name in the world.

Rumors and Controversy/Scandal

There are no rumors and controversies about the life of Damon Wayans, as he has lived a simple life and has been able to do his best in his field. He never makes any negative comments about someone in his comedy.

Social Media: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.

He doesn’t use social sites and likes to keep his private life to himself. He stays connected with his fans by giving regular interviews to the media.

Damon Wayans is a well-known name in the field of comedy and acting. Not only he excelled at comedy, but he also did really well in the acting profession. He has worked hard to complete his dreams from an early life due to which he was able to become successful. He is divorced, and there is no news of having a relation or getting married. He has also won several awards, and his fans hope that he wins many more awards and accolades in the near future.


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