Marlon Wayans
Marlon Wayans
Real Name/Full Name Marlon Lamont Wayans
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Marlon Wayans
Birth Place: New York, U.S.A
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 23 July 1972
Age/How Old: 51 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 184 cm
In Feet and Inches – 6′ 0″
Weight: In Kilograms – 70 Kg
In Pounds – 154 lbs
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Hair Color: Black
Parents Name: Father –Howell Stouten Wayans
Mother –Elvira Alethia
Siblings: 9
School: Fiorello H. LaGuardian High School of Music & Art
College: Howard University
Religion: N/A
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Leo
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Divorced
Girlfriend: Angelica Zachary
Wife/Spouse Name: Angelica Zachary (m. 1992, d. 2013)
Kids/Children Name: Shawn Howell Wayans, Amai Zachary Wayans
Profession: Actor, Screenwriter, Comedian, Film Producer
Net Worth: $45 Million
Last Updated: July 2024

Marlon Wayans is a famous American actor whose outstanding acting and movie production skill have earned him a good reputation and made him a millionaire. His family is full of actors, and his transition to acting has been smooth.

Some of the first movies he produced featured his brother, and the siblings worked together to create the films. The films such as ‘The Wayans Bros’ were such a hit that they gave the siblings much popularity. Other films produced became a hit, and he has won several awards. He is currently divorced but has two children of his own.

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

Biography and Early Life

Marlon Wayans was born on 23 July 1972 in New York, United States of America. His parents are Elvira and Howell. He has nine other siblings, and he is the lastborn among his siblings. Most of his siblings are popular actors such as Shawn, Damon, Keenen, and Kim. He has done several movie productions with some of his siblings, such as Shawn. Most of his early life was spent in New York.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Marlon Wayans in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, Marlon Wayans’s age is 51 years old as of today’s date 12th July 2024 having been born on 23 July 1972. Though, he is 6′ 0″ in feet and inches and 184 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 154 lbs in Pound and 70kg in Kilograms.


He was enrolled at Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School of Music & Art, located in New York City. Later, he joined Howard University in Washington. However, he was still passionate about acting, even in school. As a result, he chose his passion over academics. The actor dropped out of the university to engage in acting on a full-time basis. The current success in his career makes him proud of his decision about schooling.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

He fell in love with his long-term girlfriend, Angelica. The two lovers ended up in marriage in 1992. The family is blessed with two children Amai and Shawn. Unfortunately, his marriage was not a bed of roses, and they got divorced in 2013.

Unlike other celebrities, his life is clean and free of scandals. Apart from divorce from his wife, he has not had any legal cases to sort. Furthermore, he has not yet engaged in an extramarital affair and comfortably leads a single life.

Is Marlon Wayans Gay?

No. He is straight. The celebrity has shown interest in establishing a love relationship with the opposite gender. He married Angelica, with whom they have two children of their own. Despite the failure of his marriage, it is evident that Marlon Wayans is not gay nor bisexual.

Professional Career

Marlon began working part-time at age 11 in one of the local pizza shops. He started his professional career in 1988, where he acted as a pedestrian in the movie ‘I’m Gonna Gift You Sucka’.

He started becoming famous in the 90’s after releasing a film he has acted with his siblings. Some of the films include: ‘In Living Color’ a comedy series, and a sitcom ‘The Wayans Bros’.

From 1992 to 1993, he was featured in the film ‘In Living Color’. In 1995, he signed a contract to produce ‘Batman Forever’. The film was a hit, and he was paid handsomely.

He also produced the film ‘Scary Movie’ series that was a hit. In 2000, he featured in the movie ‘Dungeons & Dragons as Snails. Also, he assumed the role of Tyrone C. Love in ‘Requiem for a Dream’.

Working with his brother, they hosted the 2000 MTV Video Music Awards Wayans. Also, they produced the Nickelodeon cartoon series Thugaboo.

In 2009, he featured in the G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra. In 2013, he acted the movie ‘The Heat’, and ‘A Huanted House’ in which he starred. He also acted in the series ‘A Haunted House’ that was released in 2014.

In the movie ‘Naked’ that was played on Netflix, he was one of the main characters. His association with friends made a significant contribution to his work. For instance, he loved the New York Knicks, and when the rapper died in 1996, he produced hit films in memory of his friends.

The ‘Nick’ cartoon he produced was a hit and popular among children.


  • He won the TV Land Groundbreaking Award
  • In 2004, he was awarded BET Comedy Award for Oustanding Writing
  • He hosted the 2000 MTV Awards with his brother

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Marlon Wayans in 12th July 2024

Marlon Wayans Net Worth
Marlon Wayans Net Worth

As of 2024, His net worth is $45 million. The primary income for the celebrity comes from his acting career and producer. He has produced several films, some of which have been a hit. One of his bestselling movies is ‘Scary Movie’. The movie alone cost about $19 million to be produced but returned 280 million.

Besides, he has hosted awards together with his siblings. He has also featured in several television shows and series that have paid him handsomely.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

His all-time comedians are Eddie Murphy and Richard Pryor.

Wayans is a hardworking and intelligent actor. He is now a celebrity through family unity with siblings who seem to share similar passions to acting. Besides, his great films have made him a millionaire, and he can comfortably afford a luxurious lifestyle for himself and his family. He has two children of his own.


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