Keenen Ivory Wayans
Keenen Ivory Wayans
Real Name/Full Name Keenen ivory desuma wayan sr.
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Keenen Ivory Wayans
Birth Place: New York, New York, United States
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 – 80 Kg
In Pounds – 176.37 lbs
Eye Color: Black
Hair Color: Bald
Parents Name: Father –Howell Wayans
Mother – Elvira Wayans
Siblings: Dwayne, keenen, Deidre,Damon, Kim, Elvira, Nadia, shwan, levron, marlon
School: Seward park highschool
College: Tuskegee university
Religion: Christian
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Gemini
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Divorced
Girlfriend: N/A
Wife/Spouse Name: Daphne wayans
Kids/Children Name: Nala, jolie, keenen jr, bella and daphne ivory
Profession: Actor, filmmaker and comedian
Net Worth: $70 million
Last Updated: April 2024

Keene is a 65 year old man who has his life very well planned out. This happened from all the career choices he made in his early life. Keene was born in the year 1958 on the 8th of June. He was born in New York, New York, United States where he as well grew up. He lived with born of his parents,that is Howell Wayans who is the father and Elvira Wayans.

Ivory had very supportive parents as far as his career was concerned. He came to fame when he joined the acting world and with time he as well was a filmmaker not forgetting a comedian which earns very much from. Ivory has been one of the most responsible siblings ever known as he made sure he was there for his siblings as he grew up and made sure he launched them to fame.

Well, how well do you know about Keenen Ivory Wayans? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Keenen Ivory 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 Keenen Ivory Wayans to date.

Biography and Early Life

The 65 year old man was born on the 8th of June in the year 1958 in New York, New York, United States. He was born in a very big family and his main objective was to in a better position in life in any way possible. His parents Howell and Elvira had many children therefore Keene was raised with any siblings. Keene had very supportive parents in one of his careers.

Keene is the second child of his parents and during his younger years when he attended Seward high school, he graduated and joined Alabama’s Tuskegee University where he majored in engineering. Unfortunately he dropped out and focused more on his comedy career which was mostly influenced Richard Pryor. With time he got exposed to the career where he expanded it to something bigger.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Keenen Ivory Wayans in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, Keenen Ivory Wayans’s age is 65 years old as of today’s date 13th 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 176.37 lbs in Pound and 80kg in Kilograms.


Keene is an educated man who attended Seward park high school. Years later he graduated and joined the university of Tuskegee Alabama. Due to the passion he had for comedy not forgetting the influence Richard pyro had on him led him to dropping out of school. However he was majoring in engineering at the university. He decided to focus more on his comedy career which had lukewarm success for him and this motivated hi greatly to put more effort to it.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Unluckily, Keene marriage was not as successful as his career. Keene was married to his lovely ex-wife Daphne Wayans. She is known for being one of the best American TV personalities, film producer and as well as a relationship expert. Keene and Daphne got married in 2001 and divorced in 2006. The reason behind their divorce is still not yet known. However, the information will be updated as soon as it is confirmed. Together they had 5 beautiful kids who are all grown.

Is Keenen Ivory Wayans Gay?

It’ll be absurd to say that Keene is gay. From all the information given it pretty obvious that Keene is straight. To proof this, we can say that he is a divorced man who had been in marriage for some years. Together with the ex-wife they have 5 children. We therefore conclude that Keene is not gay.

Professional Career

Keene is recognized to be an American, comedian, fil maker and actor. However, it is seen that he was more interested in comedy. It all began when he back in high school when he’d make up stories about the life in New York. Unfortunately just a semester before he even completed school, he dropped out and decided focus more on comedy. After some time, with the help of Robert he was able to learn more and understand the comedy business.

Afterwards Keene moved to Los Angeles where he worked as an actor where he filmed in TV series known as for love and homer and was as well featured in in hill blues as a famous us NFL line-backer. Being a comedian is not an easy thing and Keenen Ivory has admitted this, but he never quit because he knew that is what he was meant to do. Today, he is a successful comedian because he has a teachable spirit and never gave up no matter how challenging things seemed to be.


Keene may have not received any awards but we cannot ignore the fact that he has been one of the best comedians know. From his careers he has been able to work with high profile actors, filmmaker just like him and not to forget comedians. This can as well be termed as an achievement as he has earned a lot from terms of knowledge and even when it comes to wealth.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Keenen Ivory Wayans in 2024

Keenen Ivory Wayans Net Worth
Keenen Ivory Wayans Net Worth

His careers have contributed greatly to his net worth. His comedy career, filmmaking career, and being an actor. These careers have increased his net worth greatly which is now adding up to $70 million as of 2024.

Keene has portrayed to be a very hardworking man with a lot of consistency in his work. Going back to his early life it is seen that Keene waned the best for his siblings. This shows how responsible he is and focused. He’s a good example to many that hard work pays.


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