Damon Wayans Jr. (Actor) Net Worth

April 7, 2023
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Damon Kyle Wayans, Jr. was born on 18th November 1982, in Huntington, Vermont USA, and is an actor, comedian and writer, perhaps best known for starring in the sitcoms “Happy Endings” and “New Girl”. As for cinema, Wayans Jr. starred in the comedy “Let’s Be Cops” alongside Jake Johnson and Nina Dobrev. Damon has been active in the entertainment industry since 1994.

How much is the net worth of Damon Wayans Jr.? It has been estimated by authoritative sources that the overall size of his wealth is as much as $5 million, as of the data presented at the beginning of 2018. Film and television are the main sources of Wayans Jr. modest fortune.

Damon Wayans Jr. (Actor) Net Worth $5 million

To begin with, Damon Wayans Jr. is the eldest son of dancer Lisa Thorner and actor / comedian Damon Wayans; he has three siblings.

Concerning his professional career, Wayans had his first role in the superhero comedy parody film “Blankman” (1994), being directed by his father. He also appeared recurrently in “My Wife and Kids” (2002 – 2004), the sitcom created also by his father who was also the main star. Damon Wayans Jr. then played the lead role of Thomas in the musical comedy film “Dance Flick” (2009), and in addition appeared in the movie “The Other Guys” (2010) in a supporting role. In the comedy film “Marmaduke” (2010), Wayans dubbed the animated miniature Pinscher Donner, followed by from 2011 until 2013, playing in the sitcom “Happy Endings” starring Brad Williams, but which after the first season he had looked around for a new role, because the series was subject to deductions, and he was subsequently hired as Coach for the comedy series “New Girl”, however, somewhat bizarrely he had to leave the Fox series after the pilot episode, since “Happy Endings” was extended. During the third season of “New Girl” he returned repeatedly as a Coach back, then his role in the fourth season was expanded again into a main role, adding to his net worth.

In addition, Damon created episodic roles in the series “Happy Endings: Happy Rides” (2012) and “NTSF:SD:SUV::” (2012). In 2014, Damon Wayans, Jr. starred alongside Tyler Labine and Lucy Punch in the comedy film “Someone Marry Barry”, written and directed by Rob Pearlstein. Moreover, the actor landed the lead role in the action comedy film “Let’s Be Cops” by Luke Greenfield., and although the film received poor reviews from critics, it grossed $138.2 million at the box office, with a budget of $17 million. Then Damon voiced Wasabi – No – Ginger in the film “Big Hero 6” (2014), and Wild Arms in the film “The Land Before Time: Journey of the Brave” (2016). Moreover, Wayans Jr. was cast as a main in the romantic comedy “How to Be Single” (2016) by Christian Ditter, and then guest starred in the television series’ “Brooklyn Nine – Nine” and “Curb Your Enthusiasm”.

Finally, in the personal life of the actor, Damon Wayans Jr. has two daughters with his then – girlfriend Aja Metoyer. He has been married to Samara Saraiva since 2106.

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