Marlon Wayans Net Worth

General Facts and Figures

  • Name: Marlon Lamont Wayans
  • Net Worth: $50 Million
  • Occupation: Actor, Comedian, Writer, Producer
  • Date of Birth: July 23, 1972
  • Place of Birth: New York, New York
  • Zodiac: Leo
  • Spouse: Divorced
  • Social: Instagram

Early Life and Education

Marlon Lamont Wayans is the last born in a family of 10 children. His mother, Elvira Wayans, gave birth to him on July 23, 1972. His father’s name is Howell Wayans.

Wayans studied at Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School and then proceeded to Howard University in Washington, DC. At the university, he studied for a while before quitting in pursuit of his acting career.

Career and Net Worth

Wayan started his first job when he was 11 years old and worked at a pizza shop. Later on, at the beginning of the 90s, he collaborated with his brothers and came up with shows and sitcoms.

Among them was the series ‘In Living Colour.’ He featured in this comedy between 1992 and 1995.

Another project that saw his career peak was a sitcom named ‘The Wayans Brothers. Again, this became possible through his efforts as well as his brothers’.

Marlon not only acted in most of these shows but also took part in creating them, and he did it together with other members of the team.

One of his works that became a big hit and brought a huge profit was the ‘Scary Movie.’ The movie earned 280 million dollars, and this was more than ten times the initial budget of 19 million dollars.

He was MTVs Video Music Awards host in 2000. He also featured in the famous “Dungeons and Dragons” as well as the “Requiem for a Dream” movies.

‘White Chicks,’ a movie he took part in writing, earned him the BET Comedy Award Writing for a Box Office Movie. This happened in 2004.

Another movie he wrote, produced, and starred in was the film ‘A Haunted House’ in 2013. The budget for this film was only 2.5 million dollars, but it yielded a return of 60 million dollars. This was a major success for the film in terms of earnings.

Wayans started a sitcom named ‘Marlon’ on NBC in 2007. The sitcom was to air 10 episodes each season, based on Marlon’s real life.

Marlon Lamont Wayans accumulated most of his wealth from his acting career. His net worth is 50 million US dollars.

Marlon Wayans took time out this winter from post-production on Boo! — a Netflix comedy-horror film he both stars in and produces — to spend $5.3 million on a home in Encino.

Wayans selected a brand new 5,005 sq. ft. build with five bedrooms and six baths for his new investment.

Personal Life

He divorced his ex-wife in 2013. They have been together for eight years and have two children.

Marlon Wayans has been in 4 relationships in the past, but he hasn’t revealed who he’s seeing right now.


Written by Husein Gradasevic

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