Marlon Wayans

Marlon Wayans

Date Of BirthJuly 23, 1972
Age49 years 2 months 26 days
Day of BirthSunday
Place Of BirthNew York City, New York, Unites States
Zodiac SignLeo
Professions Actor , Film producer , Screenwriter , Comedian
Full Name Marlon Lamont Wayans
Other Name Marlon L. Wayans

Personal Information
Religions Christianity , Jehovah's Witnesses
Language English
Star SignLeo
Nationality American
EthnicityAfrican American
Body Features & Measurements
Height184 CM
6 Feet 0 Inches
Eye color Black
Hair color Black
Family Information
Father Howell Stouten Wayans
Mother Elvira Alethia Green
Son Shawn Howell Wayans
Daughter Amai Zackary Wayans
Brothers Shawn Wayans (born 1971)
Damon Kyle Wayans, Sr. (born 1960)
Keenen Ivory Wayans, Sr (born 1958)
Dwayne Wayans
Sisters Vonnie Wayans
Diedre Wayans
Kim Wayans (born 1961)
Nadia Wayans
Elvira Wayans
Uncle Craig Wayans
Nephews Damien Wayans (Elvira Wayans)
Michael Wayans (Damon Wayans)
Jamel Wayans (Diedre Wayans)
Marlon Wayans II (Shawn Wayans)
Damon Wayans, Jr. (Damon Wayans)
Keenen Ivory Wayans, Jr. (Keenen Ivory Wayans, Jr.)
Gregg Wayans (Diedre Wayans)
Justin Wayans (Diedre Wayans)
Craig Wayans (Diedre Wayans)
Nieces Laila Wayans (Shawn Wayans)
Bella Wayans (Keenen Ivory Wayans, Sr)
Jolie Ivory Imani Wayans (Keenen Ivory Wayans, Sr)
Brandee Wayans (Diedre Wayans)
Kyla Wayans (Damon Wayans)
Summer Wayans (Diedre Wayans)
Chaunté Wayans (Elvira Wayans)
Illia Wayans (Shawn Wayans)
Cara Mia Wayans (Damon Wayans)
Daphne Ivory Wayans (Keenen Ivory Wayans, Sr)
Nala Wayans (Keenen Ivory Wayans, Sr)
Education Qualifications
Education (High School) Fiorello H LaGuardia High School of Music & Performing Arts, New York
Alma MaterHoward University, Washington D.C
Love, Romance, Marriage
Partner Angelica Zackary ((2001-2013))
Career Information
Years Active 1988-
Favorites, Hobbies, Likes/ Dislikes
Favorite MovieThe Bridges of Madison County.
Favorite Comedians Eddie Murphy
Richard Pryor
Favorite Rappers Jay Z
Social Networks, Web links
Facebook ProfileMarlon Wayans Facebook Profile
Twitter ProfileMarlon Wayans Twitter Profile
YouTube ChannelMarlon Wayans YouTube Channel
More Information
Friends Pamela Anderson
Duane Martin
Omar Epps


Marlon Wayans is an American actor, writer, Comedian and producer. Marlon Wayans started his career as an actor in the movie I'm Gonna Git You Sucka(1988). He is famous for his roles in Scary Movie series (1,2) (as Shorty Meeks), White Chicks(as Marcus Copeland), Little Man(as Calvin "Babyface" Simms), G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra(Rip Cord), A Haunted House & sequence  among others.

Marlon Wayans & brother Shawn Wayans: Marlon (born 1972) & his elder brother Shawn Wayans (born 1971) often appear together in movie/ TV roles. They have appeared together in projects like- In Living Color (1990-1994), The Wayans Bros. (1995-1999), Little Man (2006), Scary Movie (2000-2013), White Chicks (2004). They have quite a chemistry.

Marlon Wayans with brothers

[Marlon Wayans with brothers]

Marlon Wayans with partner Angelica Zackary & kids Amai (daughter) & Shwan(son)

[Marlon Wayans with partner Angelica Zackary & kids Amai (daughter) & Shwan(son)]

Marlon Wayans & Angelica Zackary: They had been living together for 12 years from 2001-13 (they never married). They have two children together, an elder daughter named Amai Zackary Wayans and a son named Shawn Howell Wayans.

Interesting Facts & Trivia

  • Marlon's mother Elvira Alethia was a social worker. Father Howell Wayans was a store manager.
  • Marlon Wayans usually acts in comic roles, his role in Requiem for a Dream was a serious role and he earned critical acclaim for that.
  • He once stole a candy when he was 6 years old, he swears that's the last crime he ever dead.
  • The Wayans Bros(1995-1999), a sitcom featuring Shawn Wayans & Marlon Wayans was quite popular.
  • Marlon and Shawn Wrote, produced and starred in the Scary Movie 1,2. 
  • Marlon and his friend Randy Adams have created an online comedy portal called What the Funny.
  • Marlon created & produced TBS comedy competition show called- Funniest Wins(2014).
  • Marlon wrote a parody movie named Fifty Shades of Black(2015) imitating the movie Fifty Shades of Grey(2016).
  • He was raised with the beliefs of Jehovah's Witnesses.
  • Marlon has 10 siblings, he is the youngest of them all.
  • Shawn & Marlon co-hosted MTV Video Music Awards(2000).
  • Thugaboo(2006), a cartoon series on Nicktoons was created and produced by the Wayans Brothers.
  • Marlon's first son Shawn Howell is named after his elder (and favorite) brother Shawn Wayans.
  • Chris Smith is his agent.
  • Marlon hosted Just For Laughs International Comedy festival(2007).
  • Wayans are one of the funniest family in the business, Marlon is the funniest among them.
  • His parents were fans of the show Sanford and Son, Marlon's middle name Lamont is from the show.
  • He worked at a Pizza shop when he was eleven.
  • He is addicted to Gums, he takes 5 pack a day.
  • Marlon & Jennifer Aniston went to the same high school.
  • Marlon Wayans is sometimes confused for a Gay. In fact he had to tweet he isn't a Gay.


  • I want to be able to make the stupidest movies ever, because they make people laugh and they make money.
  • You need to be lucky in life, but it's also what you do with your luck.
  • Success is not a destination, but the road that you're on. Being successful means that you're working hard and walking your walk every day
  • If you could cross a lion and a monkey, that's what I'd be, because monkeys are funny and lions are strong.
  • There's an art to comedy.
  • I'm good at coming up with wacky characters and funny dialogue
  • I'd like to see a ghost. It would confirm there's an afterlife.
  • My favorite brother is Keenen, unless Damon and Shawn are reading this.
  • I get my sense of humor from my mom.
  • My farts smell like cucumber and lemongrass. I lie about the smell of my farts.
  • No manicures: I maintain my nails with my teeth.

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