Wayne Alphonso Brady or simply Wayne Brady is one of the famous American actor, singer, voice actor, comedian, and television personality best known for his work on the comedy series Whose Line Is It Anyway?.
Wayne was born on June 2, 1972, and is currently 46 years old. He was born in Columbus, Georgia, the United States to West Indian parents. His father was in the military, and his mother was an employee of Northeast Baptist Hospital in San Antonio, Texas.
Wayne was raised by his grandmother, Valerie Petersen in Orlando, Florida. As Wayne was raised by his grandmother, he refers to his grandmother, as his mother. He graduated from Dr. Phillips High School in Orlando, Florida in 1989. He is of American nationality and belongs to the Afro-American descent.
Wayne was only sixteen years old when he first began performing in Community Theater and at the Orlando improv troupe named SAK Comedy Lab.
Wayne began his professional career in 1990, and till the date has appeared in over dozens of movies, television series, and video games.
Some of his notable works in the movies and television series are; Going to the Mat, Foodfight!, The Hero of Color City, 1982, Stuart Little 3: Call of the Wild, Superboy, Whose Line Is It Anyway?, The Wayne Brady Show, Miss America, How I Met Your Mother, Psych, So You Think You Can Dance, The Late Late Show, The Loud House, Aftermath, and many others.
Talking about Wayne Brady' personal life, he is married twice and is divorced in the same number. He was first married to Diana Lasso on December 31, 1993. Their relationship did not work out, as a result, just within two years of married life, the couple called off their marriage relationship and got divorced on September 21, 1995.
Again, after around four years of divorcing the first wife, he got married to Mandie Taketa on April 3, 1999. She is a dancer and an actress from Hawaii. They met each other first time in a show in Hawaii.
The couple shares a daughter together, Maile Masako Brady. Like his first marriage, his second marriage also did not stay long. He and his wife called off their marriage and separated on April 5, 2006. His wife filed for divorce on July 2, 2007. The exact reason behind their divorce is not revealed till the date.
After divorcing his second wife, he was rumored to be dating TLC’s Rozanda “Chilli” Thomas. Now, there is no any information about her dating life and relationship affairs. As per sources, he is currently single.
Previously, Wayne was once rumored to be gay but, later all those rumors vanished into thin air.
As of 2018, Wayne Brady' net worth is reported to be around $10 million and is now living a lavish lifestyle. He definitely earns a huge amount of money from his professional acting career.