Damon Wayans Jr. Wife And Net Worth: Who Are His Parents?

June 18, 2022 by Paige Brooklyn 2344

Damon Wayans Jr. is an American actor known for his comedy movie Let's Be Cops (2014). Born in a family of actors, Wayans Jr. followed the footsteps of his father, Damon Kyle Wayans, who was one of the prominent actors in the entertainment industry.

Damon Wayans Jr., who initially enrolled at Otis College of Art and Design in Los Angeles, later studied acting at New York Film Academy and shaped his career.

Damon Wayans Jr. Wife And Married Life

Damon Wayans Jr., age 37, is married to his wife, Samara Saraiva, whom he first met in 2014. It was love at first sight for both the couples, who started dating after the encounter. Eventually, the lovebirds made their relationship public after appearing on the carpet during the premiere of Damon's movie 'Let's Be Cops.'

The lovely pair dated for a couple of years until Wayans Jr. popped up a question to Samara to marry him. They got engaged and tied their nuptial knot in 2016 and have been together since then.

The lovebirds have crossed the milestone of nearly a half-decade of married life. However, they have not welcomed any children yet.

On the other hand, Damon Wayans Jr. is a dad of two daughters with the 'Basketball Wives' star Aja Metoyer. Wayans Jr. and Metoyer dated for a few years and welcomed two kids together, which they co-parented. In 2018, he filed for full custody of his daughters, accusing his former girlfriend of neglect.

Damon Wayans Jr.'s Net Worth And Career Accolades

Damon Wayans Jr. derives his net worth from his professional career as an actor and has a fortune of $9 million as of now. He has been involved in the mainstream entertainment industry since the mid-90s. He first landed his role in the 1994 movie, Blankman as a young Kevin.

Besides, he starred in several movies and tv shows, including My Wife and Kids (2001-04), The Underground (2006), Happy Endings: Happy Rides (2012), Second Generation Wayans (2013), Someone Marry Barry (2014), Let's Be Cops (2014), How to Be Single (2016), Super Troopers 2 (2018), Happy Together (2018-19), Happy Endings (2011-20), and many others.

More About Damon Wayans Jr., His Parents

Damon Wayans Jr. is the son of both Damon Kyle Wayans and Lisa Marie Thorner, both actors. His father, Damons Wayans, is well-known for his work in Saturday Night LiveBulletproofBehind the SmileThe Underground, Happy Together, and others. Similarly, his mother is a former model.

Damon Wayans Jr. was born in 1982 in New York City, New York, in the United States, and he celebrates his birthday on 18 November. He stands at 6 feet and 1 inch tall and weighs 82 kg or 181 lbs. As an actor, he is represented by William Morris Endeavor (WME) and Rise Management.

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