Damon Wayans Net Worth
Damon Wayans net worth and salary: Damon Wayans is an American standup comedian, writer and actor who has a net worth of $35 million. He first became well-known on the sketch comedy series "In Living Color" in the early 1990s. He then went on to develop a successful film career.
Early Life: Damon Wayans was born on September 4, 1960 in New York City, New York. He is one of 10 children of a supermarket manager and social worker, many of whom went on to achieve great success and wealth in the entertainment industry. More commonly they are known as The Wayans Family.
TV Success: Damon and his brother Keenan Ivory created the popular and Emmy-winning 1990s sketch comedy show "In Living Color" which launched not just the careers of the Wayans siblings, but also Jim Carrey, David Alan Grier, Jamie Foxx, Carrie Anne Inaba (as a Fly Girl dancer), Jennifer Lopez (as a Fly Girl dancer), Alexandra Wentworth, and Kim Coles, among others. During his time on In Living Color and Saturday Night Live, Wayans did several impressions including Babyface, Don King, Little Richard, Louis Farrakhan, Redd Fox, Richard Pryor, Fab Morvan, Jamie Foxx, to name a few.
He has served as a writer for several TV series including In Living Color, 413 Hope St., Damon, My Wife and Kids, Premium Blend, The Underground, Rodney, and more. He has also produced many TV shows including Waynehead, 413 Hope St., Damon, My Wife and Kids, The Underground, and more.
He starred in the ABC sitcom "My Wife and Kids" from 2001-2005 and Wayans received four International Press Academy "Golden Satellite Award" nominations for his role. Wayans won a 2002 People's Choice Award for Favorite Male.
Damon Wayans began starring as Roger Murtaugh in the television series Lethal Weapon in 2016.
Film Career: Damon was one of the most popular and successful film actors of the 1990s. Some of his notable film roles include 1991's "The LAst Boy Scout", 1992's "Mo' Money", 1994's "Blankman", 1995's "Major Payne" and 1996's "Bulletproof".
Personal Life: Damon was married to Lisa Thorner from 1984 to 2000. He has four children, sons Damon Wayans, Jr., and Michael Wayans and daughters Cara Mia Wayans, and Kyla Wayans. His son Damon Jr is also a successful actor.
|Net Worth:||$35 Million|
|Date of Birth:||Sep 4, 1960 (59 years old)|
|Height:||6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)|
|Profession:||Comedian, Actor, Screenwriter, Film Producer, Television Director, Television producer, Author|
|Nationality:||United States of America|
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