Wanda Sykes Net Worth

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Wanda Sykes Net Worth
Net Worth:
$6 Million
Date of Birth
March 7, 1964
Place of Birth
Portsmouth
Profession
Actor, Comedian, Television Producer, Screenwriter, Voice Actor

Wanda Sykes Net Worth: Wanda Sykes is an American actress, comedian, and writer who has a net worth of $6 million. Wanda Sykes has earned her net worth through her roles in films and television, as well as voice acting in animated films, and her performances as a stand up comic. Wanda Sykes was born in Portsmouth, Virginia, in 1964, and is a graduate of Hampton University with a marketing degree. Sykes worked for five years at the NSA before she began doing stand-up comedy around Washington, D.C. She moved to New York to pursue her comedy career and opened for Chris Rock at Caroline's Comedy Club. It was a performance that would land her a gig writing for "The Chris Rock Show" and several Emmy nominations, along with one Emmy win. Two attempts at her own show – "Wanda at Large" on FOX and "Wanda Does It" on Comedy Central –fizzled before she landed a regular role alongside Julia Louis-Dreyfus on "The New Adventures of Old Christine" in 2006. Other TV and film credits include "Will & Grace", "Curb Your Enthusiasm", "Pootie Tang", "My Super Ex-Girlfriend" and "Evan Almighty". She scored another Emmy nomination for her first HBO comedy special and was once the featured entertainment for the White House Correspondents' Association. She married producer Dave Hall in 1991 before they split in 1998. Ten years later, Sykes came out as a lesbian at a rally in Las Vegas. She has been an outspoken supporter of LGBT rights.

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Wanda Sykes

Wanda Sykes

Wanda Sykes is an American writer, comedian, actress, and voice artist. She earned the 1999 Emmy Award for her writing on The Chris Rock Show. In 2004, Entertainment Weekly named Sykes as one of the 25 funniest people in America. She is well known for her role as Barbara Bar...
Profession
Date of Birth
  • March 7, 1964
Nicknames
  • Wanda Sykes Hall
  • Wanda Sykes-Hall
  • Wanda
  • Wanda Y'vette Sykes
Ethnicity
  • African American
Height
  • 5 ft 1 in (1.57 m)
Nationality
  • United States of America
Country
  • United States of America
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