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.

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Burbank, California, United States



Wayans is represented by David Feldman and Paradigm Talent Agency.

Girlfriend / Spouse

Damon has dated –

  1. Lisa Thorner (1981-2000) – Lisa and Damon have 4 children – 2 sons (b. November 18, 1982) and Michael Wayans, and 2 daughters named Cara Mia Wayans and Kyla Wayans.
  2. (1988)
  3. Charity Duplechan (2003)

Distinctive Features

  • Sports a french beard
  • Clean shaved head

Brand Endorsements

Damon has appeared in commercials for various brands including –

  • Pepsi
  • 1-800-Collect
  • Aquafina Water
  • NikeBasketball.com
  • Hanes
  • 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

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Damon Wayans Facts

  1. He was raised in Harlem, New York City.
  2. As a child, Damon was club-footed.
  3. He began his comedic streak in 1982 and the earliest appearance he made in a comedy film was with legendary actor in Beverly Hills Cop (1984).
  4. In the past, he had lived in Santa Monica and Hancock Park.
  5. Damon was asked to leave Saturday Night Live in 1986 for the grounds of insubordination.
  6. In 1992, Damon was featured in the singer and songwriter ‘s music video for her song The Best Things in Life Are Free.
  7. 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 .
  8. 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.
  9. 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


Facts of Damon Kyle Wayans Sr.

  • Gender Male
  • full nameDamon Kyle Wayans Sr.
  • middle nameKyle
  • nicknamesDamon
  • birthplaceHarlem, New York City, New York, United States
  • Date of Birth September 04, 1960
  • Age 61 years 3 months
  • Horoscope Virgo
  • Lucky Number 11
  • Lucky Stone Sapphire
  • Lucky Color Green
  • Best Match for Marriage Taurus, Capricorn
  • ethnicity / ethnic backgroundAfrican-American
  • nationalityAmerican
  • net worth$35 million
  • professionActor, Writer, Producer, Comedian
  • weight98 kg or 216 lbs
  • height6 ft 2 in or 188 cm
  • hair colorDark Brown
  • eye colorDark Brown
  • body type / buildSlim
  • high schoolMurry Bergtraum High School
  • motherElvira Alethia
  • fatherHowell Stouten Wayans
  • brothersDwayne Wayans, Keenen Ivory Wayans
  • sistersKim Wayans, Elvira Wayans, Vonnie Wayans, Nadia Wayans, Diedra Wayans

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