Marlon Lamont Wayans alias Marlon Wayans is a famous comedian, American actor, film producer and also a scriptwriter. He began his career with a major success when he acted as a pedestrian in I’m Gonna Git You Sucka. Aside from that, he works closely with his brother when it comes to films and acting. Over the years, there have been changes in his life, and this article will give you full details about it. To know more about his net worth, siblings, family, and career, read below.
Learn more about Marlon Wayans married life with his wife, Angelica Zachary, children, and divorce reason. Also, get to know about Marlon Wayans’ net worth and wiki-bio.
Who is Marlon Wayans?
Marlon Wayans, an American actor, was born on 23 July 1972 in New York. He is the son of Elvira Alethia who worked as a social worker and Howell Stouten Wayans, a supermarket manager. Comedian Marlon Wayans is of American nationality, and his ethnicity is black. Wayans was raised religiously under the Jehovah witnesses’ church. He is the youngest of ten siblings.
Marlon Wayans Career, Early life
Details of his elementary school education are still under review. However, after primary school, he joined LaGuardia High School of Music & Art Performing Arts in New York City. After High School graduation, he joined Howard University in Washington DC. While in High School, his brothers were already successful actors and comedians; something that inspired him to join the film industry.
Marlon began his career in 1992. He appeared alongside his brothers on In Living Color. Afterward, he co-starred in the sitcom “The Wayans Bros” with his brother Shawn Wayans. In 1992, he was selected to play a role as Robin in the film Batman Returns. However, it was discovered that the show had too many characters, and sadly, he was omitted from the show.
Later on, he produced the first two film of the Scary movie series whereby Shawn, his brother and him were co-stars. Those films were released in 2000. Afterward, in 2007, he and his brother hosted the MTV Video Music Awards. He is also the producer of the Nickelodeon cartoon Thugaboo. Recently in 2017, he was given a chance by NBC to run a 10 episode sitcom, Marlon. After the end of the ten episodes, he was given another contract by NBC, and the show also features in Netflix.
In September 2017, it was announced that Marlon Wayans would launch his own YouTube channel after partnering up with LA-Based entertainment. He has appeared in several youtube videos like Hannah Stocking and Jibawi.
He is also known to be a fan of Pittsburgh Steelers and the New York Knicks which are professional basketball teams.
Marlon Wayans Net Worth
Wayans has made a tremendous amount of money from the film industry. There are no details about his salary. He is also a comedian, and his jokes seem to flow well with the crowd meaning a good pay is received at the end of the day. Most of the films he has produced have been a significant success. Marlon accepts some royalty payments after being paid out in the Batman film hence increasing his income. Marlon Wayans’ net worth is $40 million.
Is Marlon Wayans Married? Meet his Wife
Marlon Wayans was a married man until he recently got a divorce. He was married to his wife, Angelica Zachary in 1992, and they got divorced in 2013.
From their relationship, they have two children named Amai Zackery Wayans born on May 24, 2000, and Shawn Howell Wayans born on February 3, 2002. As of 2019, his relationship info has been kept private. No one knows anyone he rolls out with, but as time goes by, he may give us more info.
Marlon Wayans Siblings
As mentioned earlier, Marlon is the last born among his ten siblings. His elder brothers are famous actors and comedians. The names of his siblings are Nadia, Shawn, Keenen Ivory, Damon, Sr. Dwayne, Kim, Elvira, Vonnie, and Diedre Wayans.
Marlon has been working closely with Shawn Wayans since he began his career. All his siblings belong to a standard label named Wayans family of entertainers.
Marlon Wayans Kids
Marlon has two kids from his previous relationship. Their names are Amai Zackery Wayans and Shawn Howells Wayans. There are no reports of Marlon Wayans having other children out of wedlock.
Marlon Wayans Birth name, Bio, age, life summary
|Birth name||Marlon Wayans Lamont|
|Place of Birth||New York|
|Date of Birth||23 July 1972|
|Profession||Actor, comedian, scriptwriter, film producer|
|Net worth||$40 million|
|Alma mater||Howard University|
Marlon is a divorced man, and he was previously married to Angelica Zackary. The couple has two children named Amai and Shawn. Marlon Wayans has a net worth of $40 million