Wayne Brady Bio, Affair, In Relation, Net Worth, Ethnicity, Salary, Age, Nationality, Height

(Comedian, Actor)

Wayne Brady is an American comedian who appeared on Whose Line Is It Anyway. Wayne is in a relationship.

Relationship Facts of Wayne Brady

  • Wayne Brady is having an affair.
  • His sexual orientation is straight.

More about the relationship

Wayne Brady is in a relationship. He is in a relationship with the TLC star Rozonda ‘Chilli’ Thomas since 2014.

The talented comedian was married to two women. Initially, he was married to Diana Lasso in 1993. However, they couldn’t carry their relation too long and split up on September 21, 1995.

After divorcing Diana, Wayne tied the knot with Mandie Taketa in 1999. Together, the couple also welcomed a daughter Maile Masako Brady in 2003. Same as his first marriage, it didn’t go well and the pair separated after seven years on April 5, 2006. As of now, there are no rumors regarding his affair and girlfriend.

Who is Wayne Brady?

Wayne Brady is a veteran American comedian and actor. Furthermore, he is also a television star well known for his role in the television series Whose Line Is It Anyway?

In addition, Wayne has also hosted the daytime talk show The Wayne Brady Show, Don’t Forget the Lyrics!, and Let’s Make a Deal.

Wayne Brady: Age, Parents, Ethnicity

Wayne Brady was born on June 2, 1972, in Columbus, Georgia, United States. As of 2021, he is 49 years old. He is the son of West Indian parents. As a child, he grew up with his grandmother.

Furthermore, he is the second cousin to American professional football player Jozy Altidore.


Concerning his education, Wayne joined Dr. Phillips High School in Orlando. Later, he enrolled at the University of Miami.

Wayne Brady: Career, Professional life

Wayne began his acting career in theatre in the original version of Whose Line Is It Anyway?. In 2001, he started his own show on ABC called The Wayne Brady Show. Later in 2004, Wayne united with the Broadway revival of Chicago and starred the role of lawyer Billy Flynn. Furthermore, he has also appeared in the final episode of the 2004 season of the comedy Reno 911!. Apart from his acting, Wayne has also written and sung the theme song for Disney’s animated series The Weekenders. In addition, he became the host of TV Land’s ‘That’s What I’m Talking About’ in 2006.

Wayne Brady
Caption: Wayne Brady and Kenya Moore (Sorce: Bravo Tv)

Moreover, he has also hosted the Fox show Celebrity Duets for one month. Additionally, he came as a guest star on the MTV show Wild ‘N Out. Wayne has appeared in many movies such as Scooby-Doo! Stage Fright, Roll Bounce, The Hero of Color City, and much more.

He has also starred in enormous television shows such as Superboy, The Late Late Show, Whose Line Is It Anyway?, The Loud House, and much more.

As a singer, he has launched two albums A Long Time Coming in 2008 and Radio Wayne in 2011. On May 3, 2010, Wayne came in the WWE Raw as the guest host.

Besides this, he has also sung several songs which consist of Ordinary, F.W.B, Whistle While I Work it, Don’t Stop, Between, and Unsung Heroes.


As a successful comedian and television personality, Wayne has won several awards in his career. In 2003, he has won Primetime Emmy Awards for Whose Line Is It Anyway?. Furthermore, Wayne has also lifted Daytime Emmy Awards twice for his exceptional work in ‘The Wayne Brady Show. In addition, he has also received the Daytime Emmy Awards for “30,000 Reasons to Love Me” for Let’s Make a Deal as the Outstanding Original Song.

Wayne Brady: Net Worth, Salary

From his acting and singing, Wayne earns a handsome amount of money. Currently, he has a net worth of $12 million.

Wayne Brady: Rumors, Controversy/Scandal

Once, Wayne has slammed Bill Maher‘s racial slur controversy over Barack Obama.

Later he stated,

“Just because you had that particular black experience… I have to stop myself from getting into it because I realize the thing is if I had gone on his show, or even doing it online, I’m not going to win. Because as soon as you back off, he still has his platform to say whatever he wants to.”

Back in 2014, there was a rumor that he is dating Rozanda Thomas. Furthermore, there was a rumor of Wayne being gay. However, the news came as fake news.

Body Measurements: Height, Weight

Wayne has a towering height of 5 ft 11 inches and weighs 78 kg. Furthermore, he has brown eyes and black hair. However, there is not any information regarding his weight and other body measurements.

Social Media

Wayne is equally active in social media as in his profession. He has more than 397k followers on Twitter. On Facebook, Wayne has almost 547k followers. Furthermore, Wayne has around 317k followers on Instagram.

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