Wanda Sykes Net Worth
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. She began starring as Daphne Lido on the television series Blackish in 2015. As a voice actress she has starred in the movies Over the Hedge, Rio, Ice Age: Continental Drift, and Ice Age: Collision Course.