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Actor Marlon Wayans Dating Anyone After Divorcing Wife Angelica Zachary? What About His Family and Children?

News by Shally Published on 13 Sep,2019 Updated on 13 Sep,2019

American actor and producer Marlon Wayans rumored to have a new relationship after his divorce from his wife Angelica Zachary. Wayans and his wife spent 8 years long married life before parting their ways in 2013.

So after his divorce, who is he dating? Is he in a serious relationship with his new girlfriend? Or he is just being rumored to be in a relationship? Let's find out below.

Who is Marlon Wayans Dating After His Divorce?

The White Chick actor Wayans has been rumored to be dating his co-actress Essence Atkins. Atkins is a model besides being an actress who has appeared in the series like Under One Roof, Half and Half, and Smart Guys.

Marlon and Essence have shared the screen in various movies and television series that include Haunted House and  Haunted House 2. The actor-duo also shared the screen in the 2017 television series Marlon. Their chemistry in the series and film led their fans to believe that there is going something between the couple off-screen as well.

Moreover, following Atkins' portrayal of Marlon's ex-wife Angelica in the TV series Marlon, the rumor regarding their relationship was fueled. Though the couple has never addressed the rumors, their fans and the media are pretty convinced that they are an item.

Marlon Wayans and Essence Atkins SOURCE: FS2

The Haunted House co-actors are seen together in various events and functions. Marlon and Essence were seen cuddling and holding each other's hand at the NBC Universal Press Day red carpet. It is hard to say that they are in a relationship or just good friends.

Actress Essence was previously married to Jaime Mendez and also has a son with him. They were together for a decade and went through a bitter divorce in 2016.

Meanwhile, Marlon Wayans was once rumored to be homosexual. Media speculated him to be gay after some online media posted a blurry photo of Marlon coming out of a club with a guy who is reported to be transsexual.

After a series of rumors, the actor took to his Twitter, clearing the things up. He wrote “Sorry folks, I ain't gay, and neither are my bros" in his tweet. He added that all of them were straight heterosexual women lovers in the tweet.

Marlon Wayans' Ex-Wife, Family & Children

Marlon married Angelica Zachary in 2005. The couple has two kids, Amai Zackery Wayans, and Shawn Howell together. Marlon and his wife's relation started to become cold when she saw Marlon kissing someone in 2013. Which eventually turned into a divorce. 

Marlon Wayans and Angelica Zachary SOURCE:

After the divorce, Wayans and his ex-wife maintained a friendly relationship and agreed to share their children's custody. Furthermore, Marlon shared a birthday message for Angelica via social media, saying she would always be a part of his family.

Marlon Wayans with his Kids SOURCE: Pinterest

2017's television series Marlon was slightly based on his life after his divorce from his wife. In the series, Marlon portrayed his own character while actress Essence portrayed as his ex-wife's character.

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