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Daphne Wayans

Daphne Wayans is an American Reality Star. Daphne Wayans appeared on VH1’s show “Hollywood Exes”. She is popular for being the ex-wife of Keenen Ivory Wayans.

Early Life and Childhood

Daphne Wayans was born on May 21, 1971, in Inglewood, California, USA. She is 52 years old and is under the astrological sign, Gemini. She holds American nationality.

The name and information regarding Wayans’s parents are not available at the moment. Similarly, information related to her other family members such as her siblings, cousins, grandparents, as well as relatives, is also not available until now.  She seems to be a person who has kept her personal and family life private and away from the public as well as the media.


Regarding Wayans’s educational background and qualifications, she attended Westchester High School in Los Angeles. She then went on to enrol in Westchester Enriched Sciences Magnets.

Also, she has a very strong interest in fashion. Due to this, she went on to attend the Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising in Irvine, California. It is a for-profit private college that educates students in the Fashion, Entertainment, Beauty, Interior Design, and Graphic Design industries.[6]

Career and Professional Life

Daphne Wayans serves on the board of the New Village Leadership Academy at the moment. It is a private elementary school located in Calabasas, California. Will Smith along with his wife Jada Pinkett-Smith founded the school.

Likewise, the television network VH1 announced the addition of Daphne Wayans to the cast of the reality television series “Hollywood Exes” on September 12, 2012. However, although she had been part of the original cast who pitched the show to VH1, she decided not to appear in the first season. When she appeared, she became even more popular through this reality show.

Moreover, she describes herself as her children’s mom and is focused on their happiness, their well-being, their pain, and their love. Her focus on family is impossible to overstate as well as immeasurably unyielding. She even offers parenting as well as relationship advice as a guest blogger on “The Huffington Post”. On top of that, she prides herself on living a healthy lifestyle.

Wayans was a co-producer on “Dying Laughing” as well. It is a stand-up comedy documentary that features comedians such as Jerry Seinfeld, Kevin Hart, Amy Schumer, Jamie Foxx, and the late Garry Shandling. Also, she went on to co-write the song “Carte Blanche” along with Doug Grigsby for recording artist Teena Marie. They released the song on Teena Marie’s album Beautiful in the year 2013.

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Caption: Daphne Wayans in the show, “Hollywood Exes” (Source: Youtube)

Relationship Status

Daphne Wayans met her ex-husband, Keenen Ivory Wayans through their mutual friend who is an actor and his name is Eddie Murphy. The couple has 5 children together and their names are Jolie, Nala, Keenen Jr, Bella, and Daphne.

However, the pair is no longer together and they divorced in the year 2005. But they did remain close friends and co-parent their children. And, as of now, she seems to be single but she could have kept her love life private as well.

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Caption: Daphne Wayans with her ex-husband, Keenen Ivory Wayans (Source: hotcore.info)

Body Measurements

The body measurements of Daphne Wayans such as her height, weight, chest size, waist size, hip size, and others are still under review. Moreover, Wayans has black hair and dark brown eyes.

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Caption: Daphne Wayans posing for a picture (Source: Vecteezy)

Social Media

Daphne Wayans is pretty active on all of her social accounts. She owns her Instagram account under the name “daphnewayans” and has garnered 57.9K followers on it. Likewise, her Twitter and Facebook account has mustered 172 and 4.8K followers respectively.

Net Worth 2023

As per celebritynetworth, Daphne Wayans has a net worth of $15 million and her main income source could be her work in the fashion industry and also in the academy.