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Michael Wayans


Facts of Michael Wayans

Full NameMichael Richard Wayans
First NameMichael
Middle NameRichard
Last NameWayans
ProfessionActor, stand-up comedian, writer and producer
Birth CityLos Angeles, California
Birth CountryUnited States
Father NameDamon Wayans
Father ProfessionActor, producer and Writer
Mother NameLisa Thorner
Mother Professionformer actress and model
Gender IdentityMale
Sexual OrientationStraight
Marital StatusRelation
Relation WithVanessa Simmons
No Of Children1
SibilingsKyla Wayans, Cara Mia Wayans, and Damon Wayans Jr.
Height170 cm
Weight70 kg
Networth$3 M
Date of BirthMarch 28,1985
Age39 years

Michael Wayans’s real name is Michael Richard Wayans. Professionally, he serves as an actor and a comedian. 

He is mostly recognized for his performance in Blankman, My Wife and Kids, and Dance Flick

Michael had begun his journey in the movie field when he was just nine years old. However, started professional acting in the year 1994

Who are Michael’s parents?

Michael was born to dad Damon Wayans and mom Lisa Thorner. Talking about his father first, Damon Kyle Wayans, Sr. is also in the acting field. 

Not only an actor, but he is a producer and a writer for the Wayans Family of entertainers

Moreover, Damon had been nominated for altogether four Emmy Awards

He also got the title of Favorite Male Performer in a New TV series in the 2002 People’s Choice Award

Also, Damon, in Golden Satellite Awards, earned four International Press Academy nominations. 

On the other side, his mom Lisa is a former actress and model who is recognized as being ex-wife of Damon

Even though she was an actress, there is no single piece of information regarding her films or plays or even where she was featured in. 

It’s been stated that the lady came into the limelight just after being with Damon

Other than that, the lady has been successful in keeping her personal information private.

Three siblings of Michael 

Michael isn’t a single child but is surrounded by three siblings named Kyla Wayans, Cara Mia Wayans, and Damon Wayans Jr.

Starting with Kyla, she is also an actress who was spotted in My Wife and Kids. She was born in 1991 in the United States, which makes her 31 years old

However, it’s been said that she has a kid named Emmie from her previous relationship. 

But, it is not proven until now whether Emmie is her daughter or not. Even if she is indeed her daughter, there is no information on who the father is. 

Moving on with Cara Mia Wayans, she also chooses her professional career as an actress. 

She portrayed the role of a club girl in Dance Flick and a role of a little girl in Blankman in the year 1994

Cara went on to attend the University of California, located in Berkeley. She is currently 35 years old.

Lastly comes Damon Wayans Jr. Well, like all others, he also stepped up his foot as an actor, comedian, and screenwriter. 

Also, he is said to be the older one among all. He is currently active playing Brad Williams on the “Happy Endings,” which is an ABC comedy series. 

Is Michael Wayans married?

Michael Wayans with his girlfriend Vanessa Simmons.
Michael Wayans with his girlfriend Vanessa Simmons. Source: Pinterest

As of the current scenario, Michael is not married but has been in a long term relationship with Vanessa Simmons

It’s been stated that the pair have been together since 2005. The individuals first met in New York

Their journey started with being friends, then got transformed into romantic love. To let you know, Vanessa is the daughter of Joseph Simmons

Joseph is a rapper, producer, DJ, and television personality. Professionally, Vanessa is also an actress and a TV personality. 

Have a daughter with his future wife, Vanessa

It is true that before the marriage, the pair became parents to a child whom they named Ava Marie Jean Wayans

After being in a relationship for almost nine years, in the year 2014, she announced her pregnancy. 

Lady was scared to share this joyful news with her family as she thought they would be disappointed, but after telling her father, he was very welcoming and excited to be a grandfather. 

Vanessa and Michael had plans to host a wedding soon and have more children. 

As of now, they are performing their best to be great parents to their only daughter Ava

Other than that, we assume that little Ava will walk in her mother’s footsteps as she had served as a model for Pastry Kid

It is a shoe brand owned by her own mom and aunt. Not only this, but she also collaborated with her mom to publish a clothing line named “Glitter and Lace.” 

Michael Wayans girlfriend Vanessa Simmons and daughter Ava Marie Jean Wayans.
Michael Wayans girlfriend Vanessa Simmons and daughter Ava Marie Jean Wayans. Source: Instagram

Net worth

Michael Wayans has a dashing net worth of $3 million.

Net worth$3 million
Income sourceActing


  1. Michael is 37 years old.

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