Damon Wayans Jr. Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 14 Mar, 2019
Facts of Damon Wayans Jr.
Date of Birth: 1982 , November-18
Age: 38 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 6 Feet 1 Inch
Name Damon Wayans Jr.
Birth Name Damon Kyle Wayans Jr.
Father Damon Wayans
Mother Lisa Thorner
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Huntington
Ethnicity Black
Profession Actor, writer, stand-up comedian
Working For ABC
Net Worth $ 9 million
Famous for ‘Happy Endings’
Married Yes
Married to Aja Metoyer,
Children 2 children
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Damon Kyle Wayans Jr. is an American writer, actor and also a standup comedian. He is widely known for appearing in a comedy series of ABC named ‘Happy Endings’ as Brad Williams.

Family, Dad, And Siblings Of Damon Kyle Wayans Jr.

Damon Kyle Wayans Jr. was born on 18th November 1982 in Huntington, Vermont, United States. His dad Damon Wayans is also an actor, and his mother is Lisa Thorner. Damon has three siblings named brothers Michael Wayans, and sisters Cara Mia Wayans, and Kyla Wayans. 

Damon's brother, Michael is also an actor and comedian. He is the eldest of all. He is of American nationality and his ethnicity is mixed.  

Damon Wayans Jr.' Professional Career 

In 1994, Damon Wayans Jr. made his debut in acting career from his father’s feature film entitled ‘Blankman’ portraying as Young Kevin. Following that, he appeared on his father’s sitcom as one of Junior’s friends named ‘My Wife and Kids’. After that, he appeared as well as wrote the sketch comedy named ‘The Underground’. Demon surprised his audiences by appearing on a television series of HBO, ‘Def Comedy Jam’ by garnering a standing ovation.

Damon then appeared in a comedy film of Wayans family named ‘Dance Flick’ in the lead role, a character named Thomas. From 2011 April to 2013 May Damon starred in a comedy series named ‘Happy Endings’ of HBO as one of the lead characters named Brad Williams alongside Elisha Cuthbert, Eliza Coupe, Adam Pally, Casey Wilson, and Zachary Knighton

In 2011 16th May, the Fox Network announced that the network has picked up an American actress named Zooey Deschanel to anchor a comedy sitcom television series named ‘New Girl’. In the sitcom, the Fox Network decided to feature Damon in the supporting role of a coach, but at the same time, he was already picked by the rival network ABC on the second season of ‘Happy Ending’. 

After the cancel of ‘Happy Ending’ in July 2013, it was announced that Demon would return in the sitcom ‘New Girl for at least 4 episodes in the upcoming third season. In the same year, November, it was confirmed that Damon would stay on the show for the rest of the season 3. Again in 2014 May, it was also announced that he would stay in series for the season four also.

Damon Wayans Jr.'s Net Worth, Salary, And Major Source Of Income

Damon Wayans Jr. has a very high living standard. He has earned a lot from his television series as well as from his films. The estimated net worth of Damon in 2012 was $ 5 million. And in 2019, the actor has a net worth of around $9 million. His father has the net worth of $35 million.

Damon Wayans Jr.'s Girlfriend, Affair, And Relationship 

Damon Wayans Jr. dated an American girl named Aja Metoyer, but the couple is broke up from each other before their marriage. Both of them are a childhood sweetheart. There is no explanation about the couple's break-up but it was rumored that Aja had an affair with another man. 

Wayans has two children from his ex-girlfriend and both of them are daughters. The couple named their daughters Metoyer. According to TMZ Aja gave birth to the third child in 2013 and she gave the child's last name to Dwyane. An actor is now a married man who tied the knots in 2016 with his wife Samara Saraiva. 

According to an interview with TMZ, Damon said that he has nothing to do with Aja's situation and they live a completely separate life.

Damon Wayans Jr.'s Age, Height, And Other Facts 

  • Damon Wayans Jr.'s age as of 2019 is 36 years. 
  • Damon's height: he stands at 6' 1" (1.85 m). 
  • Birth Name: Damon Kyle Wayans Jr.


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