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Damon Wayans Jr.


Facts of Damon Wayans Jr

Full NameDamon Wayans Jr
First NameDamon
Middle NameWayans
Last NameJr
Professioncomedian, actor, writer, and producer
Birth CityHuntington, Vermont
Birth CountryUnited States
Father NameDamon Wayans
Father Professionactor and comedian
Mother NameLisa Thorner
Mother Professionformer model and actress
Gender IdentityMale
Sexual OrientationStraight
Marital StatusMarried
SpouseSamara Saraiva
Relation WithAja Metoyer
No Of Children2
SibilingsMichael Wayans, Cara Mia Wayans, and Kyla Wayans
Height185 cm
Networth$9 M
Insta Profile
Date of BirthNovember 18,1982
Age41 years
Married Date2016

Damon Wayans Jr. is a famous comedian, actor, writer, and producer in the American entertainment industry.

He is the famous son of 'My Wife and Kids' star Damon Wayans.

Wayans Jr. is best known for his work in sitcoms like Happy Endings, New Girl, Happy Together, and Let’s Be Cops comedy movies.

Parents and Siblings

Damon Wayans Jr. hails from a celebrated family of the Wayans, whose almost all members are in the limelight.

The actor was born to actor and comedian Damon Wayans and his ex-wife Lisa Thorner.

He is the nephew of great artists like Keenen Wayans, Shawn Wayans, Kim Wayans, and Ivory Wayans

In the name of siblings, he has Michael Wayans, Cara Mia Wayans, and Kyla Wayans, who are also part of the entertainment industry.

Damon Wayans Jr. with his gigantic family.
Damon Wayans Jr. with his gigantic family. Source: Instagram


Wayans Jr.'s romance news is not behind the curtain; it is well known that the actor had a ugly breakup with his ex-girlfriend Aja Metoyer, ‘The Basketball Wives’ star

Wayans Jr. and Meteor met in the college and were college sweethearts

They were so in love that they became parents to two daughters

The reason behind their separation is not confirmed, but apparently, Metoyer seems to have cheated Wayans Jr. when they were having affairs.


The actor is married to stunning Samara Saraiva. They officially tied the knot in 2016 after dating for two years. 

They met in 2014 when the actor was going through a rough time due to his ex-girlfriend Metoyer

Their every encounter was a bridge for them to grow closer to each other.

The duo is more of a best friend and shares a great understanding. 

Despite being a wife of a famous artist, Samara Saraiva seems to be a humble woman who does not have greed for the limelight. 

She has maintained a low profile and is not active on social media.

However, she does make a red carpet appearance with her beloved husband, Wayans Jr., to cheer for him.

The couple is yet to have children with each other.

Damon Wayans Jr. with his wife, Samara Saraiva.
Damon Wayans Jr. with his wife, Samara Saraiva. Source: Instagram


Wayans Jr. is a loving father to two daughters

The actor has adorable cuties Amara Wayans and Aniya Wayans with his ex-girlfriend, Aja Metoyer

The custody battle between Metoyer and Wayans Jr.

It was quite hot news in 2018 after Wayans Junior accused Metoyer of misusing the child support.

His daughters are an apple of the eye of grandfather Damon Wayans, who continually shares pictures with them on his social media.

Net Worth

Wayans Jr. is a multi-talented human being; he is equally good at acting, standup comedy, writing, and producing.

All these facets are his income sources, and the actor’s estimated net worth is $9 million

Check out his significant earner projects:

BlankmanYoung Kevin Walker 5
HoopsDamian Chapman 6
Happy TogetherJake Davis 5.8
TroubleGizmo (Voice) 6
The Other GuysDetective Fosses 6.6


Damon Wayans Jr. lives with his wife Samara Saraiva in a luxurious house with all the fantastic facilities.

As a successful celebrity, born in a celebrity family, the actor is enjoying a privileged life.

Age and Height

  1. He was born on November 18, 1982. The star’s birthplace in Huntington, Vermont, United States.
  2. He is Scorpio by zodiac sign.
  3. Damon Wayans Jr.’s age is 37 years old as of 2020.
  4. His height is 1.85 m, which is 6.06 feet.
  5. His natural hair color is black.
  6. He has a beard styled shortly and neatly.

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Updated On Fri Jul 22 2022 Published On Fri Oct 16 2020 By shaumya

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