Marlon Wayans Biography
Marlon Wayans is an American actor, screenwriter, comedian, and film producer who is best known for starring in White Chicks, Littleman, Sextuplets, and The Wayans Bros.
Marlon Wayans Age
Wayans is 49 years old as of 2021. He was born Marlon Lamont Wayans on July 23, 1972, in New York City, New York, United States.
Marlon Wayans Height
Marlon stands at a height of 6 feet 0 inches tall and weighs around 78 kg (172 lbs).
Marlon Wayans Family – Marlon Wayans Parents
Marlon is the youngest son of Howell Stouten Wayans (father), a supermarket manager, and Elvira Alethia (Green) a homemaker and social worker. Marlon was born in a family of ten hence, he has four brothers and five sisters.
Marlon Wayans Siblings
Marlon is the youngest of the Wayans siblings. His four brothers are Dwayne Wayans, Damon Wayans, Keenen Ivory Wayans, and Shawn Wayans, while his five sisters are Diedre Wayans, Nadia Wayans, Elvira Wayans, Kim Wayans, and Vonnie Wayans.
Marlon Wayans Wife / Is Marlon Wayans Married?
Marlon was married to Angelica Zachary from 2005 to 2013. He and his ex-wife Angelica Zackary, have managed to keep a very tight, loving bond even though they are not together.
Marlon Wayans Kids
Wayans has two children with Angelica Zachary: Shawn Howell Wayans born in 2002, and Amai Zackary Wayans born in 2000. He named his first son, Shawn Howell, after his brother Shawn Wayans and father Howell Wayans.
Marlon Wayans Net Worth
Marlon has an estimated net worth of $10 million – 50 Million which he has earned through his successful career as an actor, screenwriter, comedian, and film producer.
Marlon Wayans Salary
Wayans earns an annual salary ranging between $ 45o,000 – $ 1, 100,500.
Marlon Wayans Education
Wayans attended Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School of Music & Art and Performing Arts in New York City, the school made famous in Fame, a 1980 American teen musical drama film. He then attended Howard University in Washington, D.C.
Marlon Wayans Career
He got his first acting role as a pedestrian in I’m Gonna Git You Sucka in 1988. He often collaborates with his brother Shawn Wayans, and together they have appeared in several movies including the comedic films Scary Movie, Scary Movie 2, The WB sitcom The Wayans Bros, Little Man, White Chicks, and Dance Flick.
Marlon Wayans had a dramatic role in Darren Aronofsky’s critically acclaimed Requiem for a Dream, which saw his departure from the usual comedies. He has appeared in many films such as G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra, starred in A Haunted House, co-starred in The Heat. A Haunted House 2, and Naked.
In 2007, Marlon hosted the best of the comedic short film screening at the 2007 Just For Laughs International Comedy Festival where he treated the audience to an insightful lecture on the history of the short film and its relevance in contemporary comedy filmmaking.
He partnered with former Funny or Die co-founder Randy Adams to create ‘What the Funny’, an online destination for urban comedy. He created the comedy competition television show, Funniest Wins, which aired on TBS in June – August 2014.
In 2016, Marlon wrote, produced, and starred in Fifty Shades of Black, a parody of the 2015 erotic romantic drama film Fifty Shades of Grey.
In 2017, NBC gave him his own sitcom, Marlon, for a 10-episode run, and in September he got renewed by NBC for a second season which is now available on Netflix.
Marlon Wayans Sextuplets
Marlon Wayans plays six roles in the Netflix movie ‘Sextuplets’ which tells the story of Alan (Wayans), a man embarking on a personal journey to meet his birth mother before the arrival of his first child.
He will play a man, Alan, who is trying to find and meet his birth mother before his first child arrives. During this process, Alan meets his brother Russell and finds out that they are actually two brothers from a set of sextuplets.
Alan then sets out to find his four remaining siblings, so he and Russell embark on a road trip to locate the rest of their family. Unfortunately, Alan will quickly realize that this quest and the family it digs up might be leading him down a path that’s way more than he bargained for. As you might have guessed, Marlon Wayans will play all five of Alan’s siblings, which lands him six major roles in Sextuplets.
Marlon Wayans Movies and Tv Shows
- TBA: On the Rocks playing a role as Dean
- 2019: Sextuplets playing a role as Alan, Russel, Ethan, Baby Pete, Dawn, Jaspar
- 2017–2018: Marlon playing a role as Marlon Wayne
- 2017: Naked playing a role as Rob Anderson
- 2016: Animals. playing a role as Ry-Ry
- 2016: Fifty Shades of Black playing a role as Christian Black
- 2015: Funniest Wins playing a role as Himself
- 2014: A Haunted House 2 playing a role as Malcolm Johnson
- 2013: A Haunted House playing a role as Malcolm Johnson
- 2013: Second Generation Wayans (TV series) playing a role as Himself
- 2011: Childrens Hospital playing a role as Dr. Black
- 2010: Marmaduke playing a role as Lightning
- 2009: Dance Flick playing a role as Mr. Moody
- 2009: G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra playing a role as Rip Cord
- 2007: Norbit playing a role as Buster “Bust-A-Move” Perkin
- 2006: Little Man playing a role as Calvin “Baby-face” Sims
- 2006: Six Degrees playing a role as Homeless Guy
- 2004: The Ladykillers playing a role as Gawain MacSam
- 2004: White Chicks playing a role as Marcus Copeland
- 2001: Scary Movie 2 playing a role as Shorty Meeks
- 2000: Requiem for a Dream playing a role as Tyrone C. Love
- 2000: Scary Movie playing a role as Shorty Meeks