Damon Wayans is not only an outstanding comedian but has swirled the world around with his formidable acting and masterly writing. Damon Wayans’s net worth is $40 million US dollars. Damon Kyle Wayans has had a colorful career. In short, he is everything in one. Damon Wayans has also produced many shows. This member of Wayans family of entertainers came to light up this world with smiles and laughter on September 4th, 1960. Ever since that auspicious day mankind became a much prettier milieu to hang around. The net worth of Damon Wayans that is $40 million is the direct outcome of his remarkably exceptional talent.
Damon Wayans Biography
In the beginning of his career, Damon Wayans made significant appearances in films like ‘Eddie Murphy’ and ‘Beverly Hills Cops’. He went onward from there and became a feature performer on ‘Saturday Night Live’. The name of Wayans came to the fore only after his own show ‘In Living Colors’ went on air in the year 1990 to 1992. This rolled him into the nomination for ‘Emmy Awards’ four times.
It was right after the extraordinary success of this comedy show that he went on to write and produce films like ‘The Last Boy Scout’, ‘Major Payne’ and a comedy series ‘My Wife and Kids’ along with a co-creator. He won ‘People’s Choice Award’ for ‘My wife and Kids’ in capacity of the favorite male performer in 2002.
He was also nominated for “Golden Satellite Award”. The saga did not stop and Damon Wayans career had already taken off. He starred in super hit blockbuster films like Mo’ Money, Blankman and the Great White Hype along with many others to follow. In the year 1998, he played the role of a detective in a comedy series called ‘Damon’ after his name. In the years to follow, this multi-talented comedian co-authored a New York Times bestselling book called ‘Bootleg’.
Wayans was born in Harlem in New York City. He is a proud son of mother Elvira Alethia and father Stouten Wayans. They were social worker and supermarket manager respectively. Damon Wayans has a large home with 5 sisters and 4 brothers who are all entertainers and actors. Wayans has four kids from his divorced wife Lisa Thorner.
Damon Wayans Net Worth And Income in 2017
It is no wonder that all his hard work returned back to him in the form of a significant out-turn. His net worth is estimated at $40 million US dollars as of 2017. The most prominent source of income for him has been all the super hit shows, stand-up comedy and films that he has written and starred in. His popularity knows no bound. His turnover grew tremendously from the year 2010.
In the year 2014, Damon Wayans created many apps and applications. To help him realize his tech dream, Damon had a company that included a group of freelancers. This company was called ‘Money in My Sleep’ abbreviated as MIMS. Applications which was created by this company included ‘Flick Dat’, Diddeo and VHedz. In the current year of 2017, it is estimated that he makes over $2 million dollars in one year. Damon Wayans net worth is more than other comedians like Tom Arnold, Dick Van Dyke and Graham Norton by 20%. It is also said that Damon Wayans might as well become world’s top 50 richest actors. Now that’s huge!
This amaze ball in the field of entertainment has proved his might with grandeur and dignity. Today he is loved all over the world. His wit and rich sense has brought him at the top of the pedestal. Wayans has lit up many faces and torched many smiles worldwide. His dedication and high spirited is an inspiration for those who wish to follow. This comedy star has shown to the world how toil and commitment with a tinge of sweet and sour jest can work up wonders in a man’s life. He continues to astonish everybody with his rather snappy wisecracks and has long ago made a huge space in our hearts.