Marlon Wayans: Net Worth, Age, Married Life, Children, Bio

Marlon Lamont Wayans is popularly known as Marlon Wayans who has earned millions worth through his comedy thriller franchise Scary Movie which was the first highest grossing movies directed by African-American.

He rose to prominence after collaborated with his brother Shawn Wayans in the sitcom The Wayans Bros on WB. In 2013, he played a lead role in A Haunted House and co-starred in The Heat.

Here, we will explore concerning details on Marlon Wayans about his net worth as well as his journey to the movie industry, read the following article.

Marlon Wayans
Marlon Wayans

Quick Facts

Full Name Marlon Lamont Wayans
Net Worth $ 40 Million
Date Of Birth  July 23, 1972
Place Of Birth New York City, New York, U.S.
Age 46
Profession Actor, comedian, screenwriter, and film producer
Education Howard University (1990-1992)
Spouse Angelica Zachary
Children Two

Net Worth

An American actor, producer, and writer, Marlon Wayans earns more than a million from his movies and televisions

Marlon Wayans has a net worth of $40 million.

Wayans has bought multiple estates across the USA. He has sold his home in Sherman Oaks for $1.5 million in 2016. Wayans bought the house back in 2015 for $1.525 million, according to property records.

The two-story Mediterranean featured five bedrooms, and 4.5 bathrooms are within about 4,130 square feet of interior space. It also has a swimming pool and spa.
Marlon's Sherman Oaks sold for $1.5 million
Marlon’s Sherman Oaks sold for $1.5 million
Sources: Latimes

How does Marlon Wayans make money?

While he was in high school, his elder siblings were already achieving success in the different as comedians, actors, and directors which inspired to follow their footsteps and started his journey in the Hollywood industry.

At the age of sixteen, he made his first debut in the movie I’m Gonna Git You Sucka along with his brother Keene Ivory Wayans in the 1970s. Later, he appeared in his Wayans brothers’ low budget movies.

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Marlon rose to popularity in the early ’90s working in different projects like In Living Color, The Wayans Bros, and more. An American sitcom The Wayans Bros aired from 1995 to 1999. He was not only the star of the show but also a co-creator.

Mainstream Success

In 1996, Marlon Wayans worked with his brothers in the film Don’t Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood. After that, at the age of 28, Marlon co-wrote and acted in the most popular film to date Scary Movie in 2002 and received mixed reviews.

Despite the mixed reviews, the movies grossed $258 million across the worldwide against $19 million budget. It was the highest grossing movie ever directed by African American, Keenen Ivory Wayans.

After the huge success, Morlan co-wrote and starred in its sequels: Scary Movie 2(2001), Scary Movie 3 (2003) and Scary Movie 4 (2006). Moreover, Marlon starred along with his brothers in the popular comedy films including White Chicks, Little Man, Dance Flick.

Further, in 2013, The Scary Movie actor wrote, acted and produced the 2013 movie A Haunted House and its sequel was released in 2014. A Haunted House, a comedy horror film became hit at the box office, grossing $60 million against a budget of $2.5 million. However, the part of this movie didn’t succeed as the first one and earned $24 million against a budget of $4 million.

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Since then he starred, produced and wrote multiple movies including 50 Shades of Black, Naked as well as his own television series Marlon. For his work, he was honored with numerous awards in his career. In 2004, he won a BET Comedy Award for Outstanding Writing for a Box Office Movie for White Chicks.

Early Life

Born on July 23, 1972, in New York City to parents  Howell Wayans, was a supermarket manager and Elvira Wayans was a homemaker. He is the youngest children among then Wayans siblings. All of his siblings are notable celebrities in the entertainment industry.

He studied at Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School of Music & Art and Performing Arts in his home town. Later he enrolled at Howard University in Washington, D.C.

Marlon Wayans’ Married Life and Divorced

The White Chick actor was previously married to Angelica Zachary. Like most celebrities couples,  Marlon and Angelica’s marriage didn’t last forever. The two exchanged the wedding vows in 2005 after dating each other for several years. As per sources, Wayans and Zachary began dating 1992 or 1994 and got hitched after a decade.

Prior to marriage, his then-wife, Angelica gave birth to their first child, Amai Zackery Wayans, born May 24, 2000, and the second son named  Shawn Howell Wayans, born February 3, 2002.

Their relationship got sour as time passes. As a result, Marlon and Angelica got divorced in 2013 after being together for more than 20 years. It shows that nothing is last forever.

Marlon Wayans: Description To Body Measurement

Marlon has an athletic physique. He has a height of 6 feet 1 inches and weighs 76 kg. Other information on his body measurement like shoe size, weight, etc. is unknown.

Marlon Wayans: Social Media Profile

Marlon is an actor and there is no doubt, he is active on all over the social networking sites such as  Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.  The White Chick actor has 3.4 million followers on his Instagram account whereas on Twitter over 2 million followers.

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