Michael Wayans Biography, Age, Family, Siblings, Wife and Net Worth

Michael Wayans Biography

Michael Wayans is an American actor and comedian from the famously talented Wayans family. He is best known for appearing on Blankman, Dance Flick, and My Wife and Kids.

Michael Wayans

Michael Wayans Age

Wayans was born on March 28, 1985 in Los Angeles, California, United States. He is 38 years old as of 2023. He celebrates his birthday on March 28 every year.

Michael Wayans Parents – Michael Wayans Family

Wayans’ parents are:

  • Damon Wayans Sr. (born September 4, 1960): An American actor, comedian, film producer, and screenwriter. He is known for his work on the Fox sketch comedy series In Living Color (1990–1994), which he co-created and starred in, and for his roles in the films Major Payne (1995), Blankman (1994), and The Great White Hype (1996). Damon Wayans Sr. is the brother of actors Keenen Ivory Wayans, Marlon Wayans, and Shawn Wayans.
  • Lisa Thorner: A former model and actress. She is best known for her role as “Tonia Harris” in the sitcom In the House (1995-1998), which starred her then-husband Damon Wayans Sr. Damon Wayans Sr. and Lisa Thorner married in 1984 and had four children together: Damon Wayans Jr., Michael Wayans, Cara Mia Wayans, and Kyla Wayans. The couple divorced in 2000.

Michael Wayans Siblings

Wayans has three siblings:

Damon Wayans Jr. Born on November 18, 1982, Actor and comedian. He is known for his roles in the sitcoms Happy Endings (2011–2013), New Girl (2011–2018), and Let’s Be Cops (2014), and the film Barb and Star Go to Vista Del Mar (2021). Has a son named Maverick Wayans

Cara Mia Wayans. Born on April 18, 1987. She is an Actress, comedian, and writer. Known for her roles in the sitcoms My Wife and Kids (2001–2005) and Second Generation Wayans (2013), and the film Dance Flick (2009). She has a recurring role as Lisa Landry on the sitcom Marlon (2017–present).

Kyla Wayans. Born on November 5, 1991. She is an Actress and model. Known for her roles in the films My Baby’s Daddy (2004) and Dance Flick (2009). She has appeared in several music videos, including her uncle Marlon Wayans’ “Bad Girl” (2006) and her brother Damon Wayans Jr.’s “Black Card” (2012)

Michael Wayans Wife – Vanessa Simmons and Mike Wayans

Wayans is not publicly known to be married. There is no information available about him having a wife or being in a committed relationship. He maintains a private personal life and doesn’t share much about his relationships on social media or in interviews.

However, there were some rumors in 2020 that he was dating Vanessa Simmons, daughter of Rev Run from Run-DMC. These rumors stemmed from them being spotted together on several occasions and attending events together. However, neither Michael nor Vanessa ever confirmed or denied the dating rumors.

Michael Wayans Cousins

Michael Wayans has several cousins, all part of the extensive Wayans family known for their contributions to the entertainment industry. Here are some of his closest cousins:

Children of Keenen Ivory Wayans:

  • Damien Dante Wayans: Actor, screenwriter, producer, and director. Starred in the sitcoms My Wife and Kids (2001–2005) and Second Generation Wayans (2013).
  • Nia Wayans: Actress and writer. Known for her roles in the films Blankman (1994) and Don’t Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood (1996).
  • Deja Wayans: Actress. Known for her roles in the films Juwanna Mann (2002) and Dance Flick (2009).

Children of Shawn Wayans:

  • Marlon Wayans Jr.: Actor. Known for his roles in the films Diary of a Wimpy Kid (2010) and Naked (2017).
  • Shawn Wayans Jr.: Actor. Known for his roles in the films Happy Feet Two (2011) and My Baby’s Daddy (2004).

Damon Wayans Sr. Children

  • Amara Wayans: Actress. Known for her roles in the films My Wife and Kids (2001–2005) and Dance Flick (2009).
  • Juelz Wayans: Actress. Known for her role in the film White Chicks (2004).

Marlon Wayans: Children

  • Shawn Howell Wayans: Actor. Known for his role in the film A Haunted House 2 (2014).
  • Amai Zackary Wayans: Actor. Known for his role in the film Naked (2017).

Other Cousins:

  • Craig Wayans: Actor and writer. Known for his role in the sitcom Second Generation Wayans (2013).
  • Chaunté Wayans: Actress and singer. Known for her role in the film My Wife and Kids (2001–2005).

Michael Wayans Net Worth

Wayans has an estimated net worth of $2.5 million million dollars which he has earned through his acting career.

Michael Wayans Movies

Here are some of Michael Wayans’ movies:

  • Blankman (1994) his action comedy follows the story of Darryl Walker (played by Damon Wayans Sr.), a mild-mannered social worker who transforms into the superhero Blankman at night to fight crime. Michael Wayans appears as Young Darryl in the film.
  • Dance Flick (2009) This parody film pokes fun at popular dance movies like “Step Up” and “Stomp the Yard.” Michael Wayans plays the role of Thomas Uncles, a talented dancer who must compete in a dance competition to save his school.
  • My Wife and Kids (2001-2005) This sitcom stars Damon Wayans Sr. as Michael Kyle, a loving but overprotective father. Michael Wayans plays the recurring role of Junior Kyle, Michael’s mischievous son.
  • Underground (2006) This drama series follows the lives of a group of young Black adults living in Atlanta, Georgia. Michael Wayans portrays the role of Troy, a struggling musician trying to make his dreams come true.

Michael Wayans has also made brief appearances in several other films, including “My Baby’s Daddy” (2004), “Little Man” (2006), and “Marmaduke” (2010). He has also provided voice acting for the animated films “The Proud Family Movie” (2005) and “The Boondocks Movie” (2009).C

Mike Wayans Social Media Platforms

Wayans is active on his social media platforms. He has 63.4k followers on Instagram, 654 followers on Facebook, and 34.5k followers on Twitter.