Michael Wayans - Updated Sep 2023

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Michael Wayans

Michael Wayans is a prominent American actor and composer. Michael Wayans is a part of the famous Wayans clan. Most of his family members are actors, comedians, and writers.

Early Life and Childhood

Michael Wayans was born on March 28, 1985, and he is currently 36 years old. He hails from Los Angeles, California, and his zodiac sign is Aries. Likewise, his full name is Michael Richard Wayans. Talking about his family, his parents are father Damon Wayans and mother Lisa Thorner.

Similarly, his siblings are Damon Wayans Jr., Cara Mia Wayans, and Kyla Wayans. Damon Jr. is his only elder sibling born in 1982. Likewise, his younger siblings – Cara and Kyla – were born in 1987 and in 1991 respectively.

Talking more about his extended family, he is the nephew of Dwayne Wayans, Keenen Ivory Wayans, Kim Wayans, Nadia Wayans, Marlon Wayans, Shawn Wayans, Elvira Wayans, Diedre Wayans, and Vonnie Wayans. Most of his siblings, aunts, and uncles are famous actors and writers. However, there is no verified information regarding his educational journey.

Michael Wayans

Caption: Michael Wayans meeting Rev. Run, Vanessa’s father, for some friendly competition and Go Cart Racing. Source: Getty

Career, Professional Life, and Net Worth

Professionally, Michael Wayans is a famous actor and composer. As an actor, he gained fame for his prominent roles in Blankman released in 1994, Dance Flick released in 2009, My Wife and Kids released in 2001, and Blöd-Man.

Moreover, he starred in a movie for the first time when he was only 9 years old. Later on, the actor began his professional acting career in the year 1994. This was with his appearance in the film Blankman. This was his father’s 1994 film.

For Dance Flick, he worked alongside several of his family members including Marlon Wayans, Shawn Wayans, and Damon Wayans. It is a 2009 satirical comedy. Then from the year 2001 to 2003, he played the role of Mike on the hit series, My Wife and Kids.

Further, he has also appeared on the HBO comedy special One Night Stand. Moving on, he has a net worth estimation of approximately $2.5 million US dollars.

Michael Wayans

Caption: Michael Wayans appearing on the cover of “My Wife and Kids”. Source: TVmaze

Relationship Status

Michael Wayans is in a romantic relationship with Vanessa Simmons. The lovers started dating each other in the year 2005. Eventually, the couple welcomed their daughter Ava Marie Jean Wayans in January 2014. Venessa is a reality star who appeared on The Wendy Williams Show in September 2009. His lover also found entrepreneurial success as the co-founder of the shoe brand Pastry. This brand has recorded millions in profits.

Michael Wayans

Caption: Michael Wayans and Vanessa Simmons posing for a photo during their baby shower. Source: Essence

Michael Wayans – Body Measurements

Michael Wayans stands tall at an approximate height of 173 cm or 5 feet 8 inches. Likewise, his body weight is around 70 kg or 154.32 lbs and his chest-waist-hip measures are 32-26-32 inches respectively. Further, he has dark brown eyes and hair of the same color.

Michael Wayans – Social Media

Talking about his social media presence, he is available on Instagram under the username @its_mike_bro. However, the actor has set his account to private and hence only his followers can view his posts. While writing this biography, he has shared exactly 369 posts and earned over 64.6k followers.