Keenan Wayans
Keenan Wayans
Real Name/Full Name Keenan Ivory Desuma Wayans Sr
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Keenan  Ivory wayans
Birth Place: New York ,New York City in United States of America
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 8 June 1958
Age/How Old: 65 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 191 cm
In Feet and Inches – 6′ 3″
Weight: In Kilograms – 87 Kg
In Pounds – 181 lbs
Eye Color: Black
Hair Color: Bald
Parents Name: Father –  Howell Stouten Wayans
Mother –  Aleitha Green
Siblings: Damon
School: Park High School
College: Tuskegee University.
Religion: N/A
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Gemini
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Divorced
Girlfriend: N/A
Wife/Spouse Name: Daohne Wayans
Kids/Children Name: Nala Yasmeen  Ivory Wayans, Bella Ivory Aziza, Jolie Ivory Wayans Imani, Daphne Ivory Shiva Wayans, Keenen Ivory Wayans  Jr
Profession: Actor, Filmmaker, and comedian
Net Worth: $70 million
Last Updated: April 2024

Keenan Ivory Wayans is a professional actor, filmmaker, and famous comedian. He rose to fame after being featured in the Fox in Living Colouraired between 1990 and 1994. He did not only created it, but he even hosted it. Before that, He was one of the authors of the film titled Hollywood Shuffle in 1987, and later in between 1997 and 1998, he became the host of the Keenen Ivory Wayans show talk show. During his eighth season, Keenen was a judge, and the outstanding celebrity is doing great and still thriving till now.

Well, how well do you know about Keenan Wayans? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Keenan Wayans’s net worth in 2024, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Keenan Wayans to date.

Biography and Early Life

Keenan Wayans was born in New York City in New York on 8 June 1958. He is the son of Howell Stouten Wayans as his father, who was also na supermarket manager. Her mother was Aleitha Green, who was a homemaker and social worker. He has his ancestry origin in Madagascar. His father was a devoted Christian of Jehovah’s witness ministry. Later his family moved to Manhattan Fulton housing project, where he primarily grew up

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Keenan Wayans in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, Keenan Wayans’s age is 65 years old as of today’s date 16th April 2024 having been born on 8 June 1958. Though, he is 6′ 3″ in feet and inches and 191 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 181 lbs in Pound and 87kg in Kilograms.


About his education, he attended Park High School in his teenage years for his education. He used to be among drama members here, and he loved acting. He also attended Tuskegee University to do engineering through scholarship. He entertained his friends in college with made-up stories about his life in New York. He was also a comedian. He used to make comedy here, and many students loved him due to that. However, one semester after his graduation, he abandoned his studies to focus on a comedy career.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Keenen is a tall guy with a height of 6 feet and 3 inches with a complexion of dark brown eyes and hair color is bald. He is handsome and attractive by look. He is active on Instagram and Twitter. His Instagram account has more than 12k followers and over 26 k followers on Twitter. Keenan Ivory Wayans has been married and divorced once. He was formerly married to American Tv personality Daphne Wayans. They dated each other for several years before their marriage.

They began dating each other in the early 1990s. Their long-term love affair turned into marriage on 16 June 2001. They had three children before their wedding. However, after four years of enjoying their marriage, problems emerged, and they divorced.

Together they have five children, four daughters, namely: Ivory Aziza, daphne Ivory shiva, Jolie Ivory Imani, and Nala Yasmeen Ivory, a son called Keenen Ivory Wayans Jr.After he divorced his wife, he dated American actress Brittany Daniel for several years. They dated from 2007, but they broke up in 2013, and since then, he has not been in any relationship[.

Is Keenan Wayans Gay?

Keenan Wayans is not gay as far as sexual orientation is concerned, and he is not bisexual, and he has never been gay or being involved in such things. Yes, it is a true relationship that has not worked on his side, but he has been dating ladies and not men. He was married but divorced, and he also has children.

Professional Career

Kenan started his career as a stand-up comedian at the American comedy club The Improv in New York. He later moved to Los Angeles in 1980 to pursue his acting career and he for a while acted as n actor. He began performing with a small role in the movie star 80 in 1983.

After that, he had a regular role as a soldier on a television series titled “For Love and Honour”  He and his brother  Damon S.r created, wrote, and starred in the show called “ In Living Color.” His first work was a writer Hollywood Shuffle. He has acted in many more movies and directed more.


Keenan has not only achieved much, but he has also won awards, and he is among the top prospects in the world. He has won a Primetime Emmy Award and four others, and he has also been a nominee more than ten times.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Keenan Wayans in 2024

Keenan Wayans Net Worth
Keenan Wayans Net Worth

As of 2024, The estimated net worth of Keenan Ivory Wayans is over $70 million. He has several sources of income that are related to the film industry. He is a director, Writer-producer, creator as well as an actor. Finally, comedy has also significantly contributed to his wealth currently.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • He loves his family much.
  • He loves sporting apart from acting.
  • He has relatives in Africa.
  • He is among the richest actors.

Keenan is among the people who know what they wanted in life. He abandoned his studies to focus on his career, which is not a simple thing to do as of now. Success means a lot of sacrifices, and he has embraced it. He did everything he could, but he won it.


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