|Damon Wayans Quick Info|
|Height||6 ft 2 in|
|Date of Birth||September 4, 1960|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
Damon Wayans is an American comedian, actor, writer, and producer who is best known for being a member of the star-struck Wayans family. Besides that, Wayan was also part of the sketch comedy series Saturday Night Live at the beginning of his career. With time, he has also amassed a huge fan base with more than 500k followers on Instagram.
Damon Kyle Wayans Sr.
Harlem, New York City, New York, United States
Burbank, California, United States
He attended the Murry Bergtraum High School in New York City.
Actor, Writer, Producer, Comedian
- Father – Howell Stouten Wayans (Supermarket Manager)
- Mother – Elvira Alethia (Homemaker, Singer, Social Worker)
- Siblings – Dwayne Wayans (Older Brother) (Writer, Film Score Composer), Keenen Ivory Wayans (Older Brother) (Actor, Comedian, Film Maker), Kim Wayans (Younger Sister) (Actress, Comedian, Writer, Producer, Director), Shawn Wayans (Younger Brother) (Actor, DJ, Producer, Writer, Comedian), Marlon Wayans (Younger Brother) (Actor, Comedian, Film Writer, Producer), Elvira Wayans (Sister) (Screenwriter), Vonnie Wayans (Sister), Nadia Wayans (Sister), Diedra Wayans (Sister)
- Others – Damien Dante Wayans (Nephew) (Actor, Screenwriter), Chaunté Wayans (Niece) (Actress), Craig Wayans (Nephew) (Writer, TV Producer)
Wayans is represented by David Feldman and Paradigm Talent Agency.
6 ft 2 in or 188 cm
98 kg or 216 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Damon has dated –
- Regina Hall
- Lisa Thorner (1981-2000) – Lisa and Damon have 4 children – 2 sons Damon Wayans Jr. (b. November 18, 1982) and Michael Wayans, and 2 daughters named Cara Mia Wayans and Kyla Wayans.
- Stacey Dash (1988)
- Charity Duplechan (2003)
Race / Ethnicity
Damon has African-American ancestry.
- Sports a french beard
- Clean shaved head
Damon has appeared in commercials for various brands including –
- Aquafina Water
- SBC DSL
- TV Land
Damon Wayans Favorite Things
- Candy – Now and Later
- Donut – Cronut
- Condiment – Trojan
- Juice Blend – Cucumber mixed with ginger and milk
- Drink As Of 2017 – Don Julio 1942 Tequila
Source – YouTube
Damon Wayans Facts
- He was raised in Harlem, New York City.
- As a child, Damon was club-footed.
- He began his comedic streak in 1982 and the earliest appearance he made in a comedy film was with legendary actor Eddie Murphy in Beverly Hills Cop (1984).
- In the past, he had lived in Santa Monica and Hancock Park.
- Damon was asked to leave Saturday Night Live in 1986 for the grounds of insubordination.
- In 1992, Damon was featured in the singer and songwriter Janet Jackson‘s music video for her song The Best Things in Life Are Free.
- He was considered for the role of the DC Comics’ fictional character “The Riddler” for the film Batman Forever (1995). However, the role was later given to actor Jim Carrey.
- A Canadian-American animated series titled Waynehead was released in October 1996. The cartoon was based on his childhood as a club-footed child and his struggle with growing up in a large family. However, the show did not make it above poor views.
- Damon has been nominated for an Emmy Award 4 times for his appearance in the film In Living Color (1990-1994).
Featured Image By Damon Wayans / Instagram