The 2012, Critics Choice Television Award nominee, Damon Wayans Jr is one of the popular faces all over the Hollywood Film Industry. Among many movies and TV shows credit, he is widely known for his role as Brad Williams in the American television series, Happy Endings. Besides this, he has also a role in the American business show, Wayans Family along with many other Wayans family members.
Damon Jr is the eldest child of Damon Wayans (father) and Lisa Thorner (mother) who was born as Damon Kyle Wayans Jr. in Huntington, Vermont, the United States of America, on 18th, November 1982. Damon Jr's father, Damon is an American comedian, actor, writer, and producer who has also portrayed his role in the TV series, Happy Endings.
Likewise, his mother Lisa is the former model and actress. Moreover, after the completion of the education from local schools Damon Jr, attended New York Film Academy to learn about the acting and he also joined Otis College of Art and Design to pursue his career in acting.
Damon Wayans Jr. Parents Are No More Together
Damon Jr's parents Damon and Lisa Thorner were living the happiest conjugal life. The pair first met back in 1982 and began sharing a perfect bond as a true friend. Then after a month they also start their dating and lived romantically. Then the time passed and after two years of dating, Lisa and Damon also shared their wedding vows on 24th, April 1984.
The former celebrity pair also welcomed their children together. At first, they share their child, Damon Kyle Wayans Jr. Then on April 18, 1987, they welcomed their second child, a daughter, Cara Mia Wayans. The previous husband and wife share their third child, Michael Wayans on March 28, 1985.
Then at last in 1991, Lisa and Damon shared their fourth child, a daughter, Kyla Wayans together who is now 28-years-old. The Wayans family of six was living delightfully. Everything was going fine but they split-up their 16-years of marital relationship on May 21, 2000.
No more information is disclosed about the reason behind their splits, but once in an interview, Damon said, "I was living in a toxic relationship with her".
Damon Wayans Jr. Marital Status
Damon Wayans Jr is also a happily married man who shares his wedding vows with Samara Saraiva privately in 2016. The pair is quite secretive about their conjugal life who prefers to keep their intimate life details within themselves.
The couplet also rarely shares their romantic pictures on their official social networking accounts. It seems like they are happy with their secretness and are living blissfully and safely without involving in the rumors related to their separation. Additionally, Samara is also parenting her step-children who were born from the past affair of Damon Kyle.
Previous Wife: Aja Metoyer
Before exchanging the matrimonial life with Samara, Damon was in a romantic relationship with the reality TV star Aja Metoyer. Not only a reality star, Aja and Metoyer were also college sweethearts. The former celebrity pair dated and were living happily but were not married.
Though they had not shared their wedding vows, the couplet was a blessed parent of their two beautiful daughters, Amara Wayans and Aniya Wayans. The Wayans family of four were living blissfully, but later on, partitioned relationship and decided to take the joint of their child.
But as of 2019, the beautiful daughters are under the custody of their father, Damon Jr, and step-mother, Samara. Till now the reason behind Metoyer and Wayans's separation is not disclosed, but there is a rumor in the media that Aja cheated Damon, she was in a relationship with Dwyane Wade while she was dating Damon Wayans Jr.
Net Worth: $9 million
The American TV, movie actor, comedian, and writer, Damon Jr is has a net worth of $9 million in total which he has collected throughout his professional work. Another American actor, David Paul Olsen has a net value of $1 million in total. Moreover, some of the movies are listed below along with their box office collection where Damon has also portrayed his role.
|Movie Name||Role||Box Office Collection||Production Budget|
|Let's Be Cops||Justin Miller||$138.2 million||$17 million|
|Big Hero 6||Wasabi||$657.8 million||$165 million|
|How to be Single||David Stone||$112.3 million||$38 million|
|Super Troopers 2||Trooper Wagner||$31.6 million||$13.5 million|
Not only from the above-mentioned movies, but he has also collected a decent sum of wealth from his role on many TV series. As per the Glassdoor, an average remuneration of the American actors is $37,633 per annum.
Video: Official Trailer of The Movie, Let's Be Cops
Besides actor Damon is also a comedian from the comedian works too he is garnering a good sum of money. Apart from these, Damon is also nominated in various awards like Critics Choice TV Award for the Best Supporting Actor in the Comedy Series, NAACP Image Award, and Teen Choice Award.
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