Damien Dante Wayans is an American actor, screenwriter, director, and producer who has worked in the show business field since 1987 to date. He is mostly known for his contribution in making the television sitcom, ‘My Wife and Kids’ as a producer, writer, and director. Moreover, he is also popular for playing the role of Snow Lurcher in the basketball drama movie, ‘Passing Glory’ in 1999. This actor has also received prestigious accolades for his work in the entertainment industry.

Quick Info
Full NameDamien Dante Wayans
ProfessionActor, producer, director, and screenwriter
Birth Date29 April 1980
Birth PlaceNew York City, United States
Parents NameElvira Wayans (Mother)
Siblings1 sister- Chaunte Wayans
Net Worth 2021$2 million
Star SignAries
Height6 feet and 2 inches (1.88m/188cm)
Damien Dante Wayans
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Where was Damien Dante Wayans born?

Damien Dante Wayans was born on 29 April 1980 in New York City, United States. He was born to his father whose identity is not disclosed and to his mother named Elvira Wayans. Likewise, Damien is a member of the Wayans Siblings, which is a list of contemporary show business families. He was raised by his single mother and he also has a sister. Her name is Chaunte Wayans who is also an actress and works in the show business. Additionally, Damien is currently 40 years old an Aries zodiac.

How was Damien’s early life?

Wayans is born in an American show business family where they involve themselves in comedy shows. To name some of the popular shows, they are The Wayans Bros, In Living Color, White Chicks, My Wife and Kids, and Little Man.

Where did Wayans receive his education?

Talking about Dante’s education, information about his educational background and educational qualifications is not available. But we can assume that he has completed his high school in New York City.

What is the distinctive feature of Damien Dante Wayans?

Damien Dante Wayans holds an American nationality and his ethnicity is a mixed-race of American-African. As per his religion, there is no information available regarding his religious background and religious practices.

Wayans stands 6 feet and 2 inches (1.88m/188cm) tall. He has gone through his weight loss journey so there is no exact information about his weight at the moment. Moreover, he has an average body type. Besides this, he has a pair of black-colored eyes and short black curly hair color.

Is Damien Dante Wayans socially active?

Damien is active on social media accounts. His Instagram account (@damiendw) has 192 thousand followers and his Twitter account (@DamienDW) has  108.7 thousand followers.

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Who is Damien Dante Wayans dating?

Damien Dante Wayans previously dated a girl whose name is not disclosed for four years. But they parted away after their relationship didn’t work out. Likewise, he is currently married to Dakotah Thompson. There is no such information about his wife Dakota. It seems that they like to keep their personal life private and away from the limelight. Also, they have not shared anything about children. We also don’t know whether this couple has a child or not.

How is Damien’s family relationship?

Talking more, he is one of the members of the Wayans family. He is the nephew of famous Wayans members like Dwayne Wayans, Keenen Ivory Wayans, Damon Wayans, Kim Wayans, Marlon Wayans, Shawn Wayans, Diedre Wayans, Elvira Wayans, and Vonnie Wayans. Moreover, he is also the cousin of Damon Wayans Jr, Cara Mia Wayans, etc.

How did Damien Dante Wayans start his career?

Damien Dante Wayans landed his debut film in Eddie Murphy‘s film ‘Eddie Murphy Raw’ as a child artist in 1987. Eventually, he appeared in various other shows and films alongside his relatives. They were ‘Major Payne,’ ‘Little Man,’ ‘Second Generation Wayans,’ etc. Moreover, he is most famous for his writing, producing, and directing ‘My Wife and Kids’ from 2002 to 2005. He is also known for his writing skills in the 2009 film ‘Dance Flick’ which overall received positive reviews.

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Has Wayans won any awards?

Wayans has received a nomination from the BET Comedy Awards for his work in ‘My Wife and Kids’ in 2005. He received two nominations under the category for Outstanding Directing and Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series.

What is Damien Dante Wayans’ net worth?

Damien Dante Wayans is one of the brilliant and winning American actors, producers, directors, and screenwriters. He primarily earns from his professional career of filmmaking and acting. Moreover, he alongside one of the cousins has opened a production company. This is also the source of income of Damien. As of the year 2021, he has an estimated net worth of $2 million.