Does Damon Wayans Have a New Wife After His Divorce with Lisa Thorner? Is he coming back to stand-up?

News by Saburo Published on 16 May,2017 Updated on 07 Sep,2021

A New York City native, Damon Wayans is an actor. He also built a successful career as a comedian, writer, and producer. He gained wide recognition after becoming part of the Wayans family of entertainers.

The well-known TV personality, Damon Wayans has had plenty of public romances over the years.  Is he currently dating anyone after divorcing  Lisa Thorner? We have all the details here.

Is Damon Wayans Married Or Currently Dating Anyone?

According to some reports, Damon Wayans was spotted with his current girlfriend on 29th January 2017. Emmy Award Nominee, Damon took his girlfriend out to Catch Restaurant based in West Hollywood, California. After the pair were done with the date Damon noticed he had a parking ticket. However, there has not been any news after this incident. Maybe, he's being cautious now? Or, maybe they broke up?

The exact details of his current girlfriend are not disclosed to the public yet. He has another lady as well,  Damon keeps appearing on the Red Carpet events with his colleague, Melissa McCarthy. However, the two are just good friends. 

What Was The Reason Behind Damon’s Divorce From Lisa Thorner?

The comedian who was fired from Saturday Night Live’, Damon Wayans,  got married to Lisa Thorner on 24th April 1984. ‘The Beverly Hills Cop’ star, Damon Wayans, dated Thorner for two years after getting to know her in August 1981.

Damon is the father of 4 kids; eldest son Damon Wayan Jr is 37 years old; youngest son Michael Wayan is 34 years old; eldest daughter Cara Mia Wayan is 30 years old, and youngest daughter Kyla Wayan is 26 years old. Damon has seven grandchildren.


However, after 16 years of marriage, Thorner filed for divorce against Wayne citing irreconcilable differences.  And, the couple got divorced on October 30, 2000.

Lisa demanded the joint legal and physical custody of their four children with spousal support. According to the paper filed in Los Angeles Superior Court, Damon and Lisa separated on May 21, 2000.

 According to some reports, Lisa Thorner has been living in the couple's Beverly Hills, California's home with their four children since they broke off the marriage. During their separation time, Doman Wayans lived in Santa n Monica, California according to the court papers.

Damon Wayans’ Dating History

After Damon divorced  Thorner, he was found romantically involved in Regina Hall, an American Actress, and Comedian. As soon as the dating rumors between the couple swirled in the media, Damon and Regina stopped meeting each other. The couple never really officially confirmed the relationship.

Damon Wayan was also reported to be in a relationship with Charity Duplechan. According to sources, Wayan and Duplechan were together in 2003  but due to some personal issues,  the couple parted away in the same year.



People’s Choice Award Winner, Damon Wayan is currently single. You can watch Damon Wayans featuring Roger Murtaugh in the television version of Lethal Weapon and his role is originated by Danny Glover.

According to his Twitter, he is thinking about coming back to the stage of standup comedy. We will keep updating you on the matter!

How Many Does He Have Siblings?

Born on September 4, 1960, in NYC, Damon Wayans is the son of Howell Stouten Wayans, a supermarket manager, and Elvira Alethia, a homemaker, and singer.  

Wayans has nine siblings; five sisters, Elvira WayansKim Wayans, Diedre Wayans, Nadia Wayans, and Vonnie Wayans. His brothers are Keenen Ivory WayansShawn WayansMarlon Wayans, and Dwayne Wayans