Damien Dante Wayans Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 26 Sep, 2019
Facts of Damien Dante Wayans
Date of Birth: 1980 , April-15
Age: 39 years old
Name Damien Dante Wayans
Mother Elvira Wayans
Nationality American
Birth Place/City New York City
Ethnicity Afro-American
Profession Actor, Director
Working For TV show, Movie
Net Worth $2 Million
Online Presence Instagram, Twitter
Movies Eddie Murphy: Raw
TV Show In Living Color, Major Payne, Passing Glory
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American actor, screenwriter, producer, and director Damien Dante Wayans is well-known for becoming the member of the comedic Wayans family. He is also recognized for starring in movies such as Malibu's Most Wanted, Man About Town, and Little Man.

Nephew Of The Wayans Brothers

Damien Dante Wayans was born in New York City on 15th April 1980 to the mother, Elvira Wayans. As per his nationality, he is American and is of Afro-American ethnicity.

Talking about his family, he is the nephew of Keenen Ivory Wayans, Damon Wayans Sr, Kim Wayans, Shawn Wayans, and Marlon Wayans. Dante has two cousins named Damon Wayans Jr. and Michael Wayans.

Net Worth Is $2 million

The 6 feet 1-inch tall actor, Dante's net worth is $2 million as of September 2019. His acting and directing career are the major sources of income.

Dante posing for photoshoot SOURCE: Instagram

Dante has amassed a handsome sum of money from his involvement in the film industry. Some of his films and earnings they made are listed below:

Film  Year Cast Member Collection
Eddie Murphy: Raw 1987 Eddie Murphy, Tatyana Ali, and Samuel L. Jackson $50,504,655
Major Payne  1995 Damon Wayans, Michael Ironside, and Bam Bam Bigelow $30,112,050
Don't Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood  1996 Shawn Wayans, Marlon Wayans, and Chris Spencer $20,949,601
Edison  2005 Justin Timberlake, Roselyn Sanches, Garfield Wison $4,165,675
Little Man  2006 Tracy Morgan, Chazz Palminteri, and Molly Shannon $101,595,121

Film Debut in Eddie Murphy Raw in 1987

Dante Wayans made his acting debut in the comedy-drama film Eddie Murphy Raw in 1987. In the film, he played the role of Child running in the house (sketch) along with Eddie Murphy, Tatyana Ali, and Samuel L. Jackson.

Wayans has featured in numerous movies and television series such as In Living Color, Major Payne, Passing Glory, and Second Generation Wayans alongside his cousin Craig Wayans.

Damien Dante attending function SOURCE: Tumblr

In 2003, Dante got a breakthrough role as Tec in the comedy-drama film Malibu's Most Wanted. Jamie Kennedy, Taye Diggs, and Regina Hall are the cast member of the film.

He has also worked as a writer, producer, and director for several series and films such as My Wife and Kids, The Lat Meal, The Underground, and Dance Flick.

Unmarried And Single

The 39-years-old actor, Wayans, is an unmarried man as of now. Looking at his past affair, he was in a relationship with his mysterious ex-girlfriend for four years. Besides, Dante mostly keeps his personal life away from the public and has never revealed the reason behind their separation. 

Some sources reported that his sexual orientation was also the reason behind his separation. After separation, he was once rumored to be gay, but he hasn't confirmed the rumors.

It seems like he is currently busy making his professional career rather than his love life. 

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