Marlon Wayans Biography
Marlon Wayans is an American actor, screenwriter, comedian, and film producer best known for starring in White Chicks (2004), Littleman (2006), and The Wayans Bros.
Marlon Wayans Age | How Old Is Marlon Wayans?
Wayans was born Marlon Lamont Wayans on July 23, 1972 in New York City, New York, United States. He is 47 years old as of 2019.
Marlon Wayans Height
Marlon stands at a height of 6′ 0″ weighing 78 kg (172 lbs).
Marlon Wayans Family – Marlon Wayans Parents
He 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. This was evident in the heartwarming message he shared on social media in honor of her birthday.
“God is good to have blessed my life with you,” he wrote. “So sweet so real so smart. You made me two beautiful children and in spite of all my f–k ups you remain in my life as one of my best friends. Love bends and has not broken.”
He thanked her for her love and support over their many years together, and for raising their kids, and promised to always take care of her no matter what happens between them.Marlon Wayans Photo
He continued to say, “I’m thankful for all the years we spent together but I’m more thankful for this beautiful friendship and this weird obtuse beautiful family that we have”. “When your daddy passed I rubbed his chest, looked him in the eye and whispered in his ear “I got you”. He passed me his most prized possession to care for. And with honor and pride I do it. As long as I’m on this earth “I got you”. This relationship has taught me that it’s not about sex it’s just about LOVE. The unconditional, the acceptance. Finding a pocket where you can feel safe protected and love someone freely. I’m blessed to have you in all these shapes of water. Have a happy birthday baby. I hope you smile all your life. My ex wife, my children’s mother, my sister, my friend, my family… i just love you girl.”
Marlon Wayans Kids – Marlon Wayans Children
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 Education
Marlon went to 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. For his University studies after completing high school, he 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, he hosted the best of comedia 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 film making.
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, he 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 Net Worth
Marlon has an estimated net worth of estimated at around $40 million which he has earned through his successful career as an actor, screenwriter, comedian, and film producer.
Marlon Wayans Tour | Marlon Wayans Tickets
The fifty Shades of Black star will have a comedy show on January 18, 2019, Friday at 8 pm with the Venue at Horseshoe Casino, Hammond, Indiana. To get tickets, head on to livenation.com or viagogo.com.
Marlon Wayans Show
Marlon has a comedy television series that is self-titled (Marlon) and stars himself, Essence Atkins, Notlim Taylor, Amir O’Neil, Bresha Webb and Diallo Riddle. It was ordered to series on May 13, 2016 and premiered on NBC on August 16, 2017. Netflix acquired exclusive distribution of Marlon in many regions around the world, including the United Kingdom in 2018.
Inspired by his real life, Marlon finds comedy in the stories about friends and fatherhood. He balances his successful career as an internet superstar with his life co-parenting two kids alongside his smart and sassy ex-wife, Ashley. Whether it’s hanging with his friends, navigating the adventures of adulthood with his ex or being with his kids as they face the highs and lows of growing up, things never go quite as expected with Marlon around. His unconventional advice and over-the-top personality may not always make things easy, but it’s hard not to love him just the way he is.
First episode date: August 16, 2017
No. of episodes: 20
Executive producers: Marlon Wayans, Rick Alvarez, Christopher Moynihan, Michael Rotenberg, Andy Ackerman
Marlon Wayans Sextuplets
Marlon Wayans plays six roles in 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.
Sextuplets is scheduled to begin filming in September in Atlanta, with a worldwide streaming launch set for sometime in 2019.
Marlon Wayans Scary Movie
This is a series of American horror comedy parody films created by Keenen Ivory Wayans with his younger brothers, Shawn Wayans and Marlon Wayans, that mainly specialize in parodying horror films.
Scary Movie out-parodies the pop culture parodies with a no-holds barred assault on the most popular images and talked-about moments from recent films, television and commercials thus defying the very notion of good taste. The film boldly fires barbs at the classic scenes from “Scream,” “The Sixth Sense,” “The Matrix,” “I Know What You Did Last Summer” and “The Blair Witch Project,” then goes on to mock a whole myriad of teen movie clichés, no matter the genre.
Release date: July 7, 2000 (USA)
Director: Keenen Ivory Wayans
Featured song: The Inevitable Return of the Great White Dope
Screenplay: Marlon Wayans, Shawn Wayans, Jason Friedberg and more
Production companies: Dimension Films
Marlon And Shawn Wayans Movies
Thugaboo: Sneaker Madness
Scary Movie 2
Don’t Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood
Marlon Wayans Movies | Marlon Wayans Films
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
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