Wanda Sykes Bio

(Actress, Comedian, Writer)

Relationship Statistics of Wanda Sykes

What is Wanda Sykes marital status ? (single, married, in relation or divorce):Married
When did Wanda Sykes get married ? (married date):, 2008
How many children does Wanda Sykes have ? (name):Two(Lucas Claude and Olivia Lou)
Is Wanda Sykes having any relationship affair ?: No
Is Wanda Sykes lesbian ?: Yes
Who is Wanda Sykes husband ? (name):Alex Niedbalski

More about the relationship

Wanda Sykes is a married woman. She was married to Dave Hall, an American record producer in 1991. But, the couple divorced in 1998 and did not have any children through this marriage.

10 years after her divorce from Hall, she came out as a lesbian in November 2008. After same-sex marriage was legalized, she married her partner Alex Niedbalski in 2008. They had met in 2006.

They became parents when Niedbalski gave birth to fraternal twins, daughter Olivia Lou and son Lucas Claude on April 27, 2009.

Who is Wanda Sykes?

Wanda Sykes is an American actress, comedian, and writer who is best known for her performances in ‘The New Adventures of Old Christine’, ‘The Chris Rock Show’, and ‘Curb Your Enthusiasm’.

Wanda Sykes: Age, Parents, Siblings, Family, Nationality, Ethnicity

She was born on March 7, 1964, in Portsmouth, Virginia, the U.S.A. Her birth name is Wanda Yvette Sykes. Sykes was born to parents Marion Louise and Harry Ellsworth Sykes. Her mother Marion worked as a banker while her father was a U.S. Army colonel at the Pentagon. She has a brother named Harry Sykes.

Sykes holds American citizenship but her ethnicity is African-American.

Wanda Sykes: Education, School/College University

She attended Arundel High School and graduated from there. After that, she attended Hampton University from where she earned a bachelor of science degree in marketing.

Wanda Sykes: Professional Life and Career

Initially, she worked as a contracting specialist at the National Security Agency (NSA) for a total of 5 years. She was not satisfied with her job and changed her path opting as a stand-up Comedian.

She then moved to New York to continue her career in Comedy and made her breakthrough when she was cast as an opening act of Chris Rock at Caroline’s Comedy Club.

After that, she worked for shows- The Keenen Ivory Wayans Show, Best of the Chris Rock Show: Volume 2, Premium Blend, Wanda Sykes: Tongue Untied, Roseanne, The Chris Rock Show, Comedy Central Presents, The Downer Channel, Blackish, The Wanda Sykes Show, Back at the Barnyard, among others.

Moreover Wanda Sykes has made her appearances in films such as ‘Tomorrow Night’ (1998), ‘Nutty Professor II: The Klumps’ (2000), ‘Monster-in-Law’ (2005), ‘My Super Ex-Girlfriend’ (2006), ‘Evan Almighty’ (2007), ‘License to Wed’ (2007), ‘Snatched’ (2017).

Likewise, she lent her voice roles in movies such as ‘The Adventures of Brer Rabbit’ (2005), ‘Over the Hedge’ (2006), ‘Barnyard’ (2006), ‘Brother Bear 2’ (2006), ‘Rio’ (2011), ‘Ice Age: Continental Drift’ (2012), ‘Ice Age: Collision Course’ (2016), ‘UglyDolls’ (2019).

She is also active in singing. She released her comedy albums over the years- ‘Tongue Untied’ (2003), ‘Sick & Tired’ (2007), ‘I’ ma Be Me’ (2010), ‘What Happened… Ms. Sykes?’ (2018).

Wanda Sykes: Awards, Nominations

She has been nominated for Primetime Emmy seven times and one win in 1999 Outstanding Writing for a Variety, Music or Comedy Special. She has also been nominated for BET Comedy Awards, Satellite Awards, Image Awards, Teen Choice Awards, People’s Choice Awards, Black Reel Awards, Annie Awards, GLAAD Media Awards.

Wanda Sykes: Net Worth($8.5M), Income, Salary

She has an estimated net worth of around $8.5 million and she has earned that sum of money from her professional career. Her salary and other incomes are under review.

Wanda Sykes: Rumors and Controversy/Scandal

Wanda does not like to harm others and has not been involved in any rumors and controversies in her personal and professional life.

Body Measurements: Height, Weight, Body Size

Wanda Sykes has a height of 5 ft. 2 inches and weighs 56 kg. She has dark brown eyes and black hair. Her body measurement is 36-29-36 inches and her bra size is 36D.

Social Media: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, etc.

Wanda Sykes has around 613k followers on Instagram, about 550.4k followers on Twitter, and around 715.5k followers on Facebook.

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