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Full NameAmara Wayans
First NameAmara
Last NameWayans
Professionmodel
Father NameDamon Wayans Jr.
Father ProfessionAmerican actor, comedian and writer
Mother NameAja Metoyer
Mother ProfessionAmerican actress and TV-reality star
Gender IdentityFemale
Sexual OrientationStraight
SibilingsAmara Wayans
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Amara Wayans is the model and ambassador of brands such as Brandy, Melville, and Kappa

She is famous as a daughter of leading actor and comedian, Damon Wayans Jr. and Aja Metoyer

Aja Metoyer's fame rose from 'Basketball Wives'

Aja Metoyer is the American actress and TV-reality star who is also the mother of Amara Wayans.  Her fame rose from the VH1 reality series 'Basketball Wives,'. 

The actress herself had not imagined that show would be so dramatic and she would be in the spotlight. 

Damon Wayans Jr. followed father's footstep

Not only Amara's father is an eminent actor, but also her grandfather is a celebrated artist. 

Her grandfather, Damon Wayans Sr. is the renowned standup comedian, actor, writer, and producer, who got fame through FOX's sketch comedy show, 'In Living Color' and TV-series 'Damon.'  

Her grandmother, Lisa Thorner, is also a model and actor of Hollywood industries.

Damon Wayans Jr. also followed his father's footsteps and started working in the movies, TV shows, comedy shows, and became a scriptwriter.  

After studying acting from the New York film academy, he made his film debut from his father feature movie 'Blackman.' 

Some of his outstanding performances in movies and TV series are 'The Underground, Happy Ending: Happy Rides, Happy Ending, My Wife and Kids', etc.

Turbulent relationship of parents

Amara Wayans's parents' love story begins from their college life. They used to be a college sweetheart and were together since then. 

The couple enjoyed their pleasant moments of togetherness for some years. The couple is blessed with two daughters who is Amara herself and her sister, Aniya Wayans.

Amara Wayans's parents, Damon Wayans Jr. and Aja Metoyer.
Amara Wayans's parents, Damon Wayans Jr. and Aja Metoyer. Source: marriedceleb.com

But those heavenly days did not last for long and never reached the level of exchanging rings and vows together. 

The reason behind the turbulent relationship of her parents is still unknown. 

But when the involvement of her mother with Chicago Bulls, National Basketball Association player Dwyane Wade came around, everyone started speculating that her mother was the reason behind this. 

Her mother even has a son, Xavier Zechariah Wade, from her relationship with Dwyane.

Amara Wayans with her father, Damon Wayans Jr., and sister, Aniya Wayans.
Amara Wayans with her father, Damon Wayans Jr., and sister, Aniya Wayans. Source: marriedceleb.com

After divorce, Aja Metoyer got the Physical Custody

After Amara's father and mother divorced, Amara's mother got the physical custody of her daughters. 

Amara's mother also split from Wade and enjoy the custody of her son Xavier

Amara and her sister are staying with her mother along with their half brother Xavier. However, her father also shares joint legal custody of her and her sister Aniya.

Dad wants full custody

Amara's dad is not happy with the joint custody of his daughters. 

Wayans wants full custody of his daughters so, he decided to file a case to gain full custody because he is not satisfied with the way she is looking after his daughters. 

He also believed that she might misuse the child support money and neglect the education of daughters. 

He doubts about her credibility of allocating money in prioritizing education. 

When he found out that she was allegedly taking one of her children on a cruise vacation at the time when the kid should be in summer school, he blamed her on putting her needs before children. 

Amara Wayans's father, Damon Wayans Jr., with step-mother.
Amara Wayans's father, Damon Wayans Jr., with step-mother. Source: glamourbiz.com

Revealed about wife at the premiere of the movie

There is no information about the love life of Amara's mother. However, her father has already found the new love of his life, who is Samara Saraiva

Both the couple was secretive about their personal life and has not exposed much information about her past life and profession. 

At first, Damon remained secretive about his wife, but later, he revealed her in front of everyone at the premiere of the movie 'Let Be Cops.'

Now living a joyous married life

Now Amara's father is living his joyous married life with Samara Saraiva. The couple met for the first time in 2014, and both fell in love with each other at first sight. 

After dating for two years, the couple walked down the aisle in 2016.

Rumor boyfriend 

There is a rumor that Amara's boyfriend is Bronny James, who is the son of professional basketball player LeBron James

The rumor started coming when Bronny response heart eye emoji to posts of Amara Instagram.

There are no rumors of her involvement in any affairs in the past. Currently, she is single as she has not confirmed about dating anyone; neither is she seen with anyone to date.

Amara Wayans's rumor boyfriend, Bronny James.
Amara Wayans's rumor boyfriend, Bronny James. Source: youtube.com

Net Worth

The net worth of Amara is not available. However, the net worth of her father and grandfather is as follows:

Net worth-Damon Wayans Jr$ (5-9) million
Net Worth- Damon Wayans Sr$45million
Source: writing, acting, entertaining (comedian) and producing

Age And School

  1. Amara was born in 2002, and in the coming 13th of November, she will be 18 years of age.
  2. There are not any details regarding her school she is currently attending.

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Updated On Fri Oct 16 2020 Published On Tue Sep 08 2020 By shaumya

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