Daman Wayans Jr. is well-known as America’s most influential actor, singer, comedian, and writer. He was also nominated for Best Supporting character in one of the most prestigious awards shows in 2012.

Daman Wayans Jr. was also chosen as the coach in the Fox TV show named New Girl. Daman has also starred in it as Brad Williams. He is widely known for starring as Brad Williams in the ABC sitcom Happy Endings, for which he was nominated for the Critics’ Choice Television Award as Coach in the Fox sitcom New Girl.

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Full NameDaman Wayans Jr.
Date of Birth18 November, 1982
Birth PlaceUSA
FatherDaman Wayans
MotherLisa Thorner
ProfessionAmerican Actor, Singer, Comedian, Writer
Age40 years old
Weight86 kg
Height6 feet 2 inches
Body MeasurementN/A
Eye ColorBrown
Hair ColorHazel
Net Worth$10 million
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Daman Wayans Jr. was born in 1982, on November 18. He was born in Vermont, Huntington. Presently, he is 40 years old as of 2022. Wayans was born with the birth name Daman Kyle Wayans Jr. Daman is the son of Daman Wayans (father) and Lisa Thorner (Mother). His father is a well-known actor, and his mother’s profession is still unknown.

Daman Wayans Jr. has grown up with his three younger siblings named, Kyla, Michael Wayans, and Cara Mia Wayans. Daman is the eldest son of actor-comedian Damon Wayans and nephew of Marlon Wayans, Keenen Ivory Wayans, Kim Wayans, and Shawn Wayans. He has attended Otis College of Art and Design and the New York Film Academy, discussing his educational background.

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Daman Wayans Jr. made his movie debut when he was cast in his father’s feature movie of 1994, Blankman, playing the character of Young Kevin. Wayans later featured on his father’s sitcom My Wife and Kids as John, one of Junior’s friends. Daman later worked as a staff writer on the series. The role of Junior was loosely based on Wayans Jr. himself.

Daman Wayans Jr. featured in and served as a writer on The Underground. He also surprised audiences when he amassed a standing ovation during his debut featuring Def Comedy Jam. Daman starred in the Wayans family comedy Dance Flick as Thomas’s main movie role.

Daman Wayans Jr. starred as Brad Williams, one of the main roles in the ABC comedy series Happy Endings, along with Eliza Coupe, Elisha Cuthbert, Zachary Knighton, Adam Pally, and Casey Wilson from April 2011 to May 2013, which ABC canceled after concluding its third season on May 3, 2013.

Daman Wayans Jr. was nominated for “Best Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series” at the NAACP Image Awards and Critic’s Choice Television Awards for his work on Happy Endings. The Fox Network announced that it had picked up the Zooey Deschanel anchored comedy New Girl, which featured Wayans in the supporting role of Coach in 2011, on May 16. Likewise, Happy Endings was already picked up on ABC’s rival network for a second season.

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The makers of New Girl initially planned to recast Daman’s character but later decided not to recast or reshoot the pilot episode he featured. So instead, starting with the second episode, Daman’s role was substituted with Lamorne Morris, playing the character of Winston, a former roommate.

He had been pursuing a professional basketball career in Latvia. Happy Endings was canceled after its third season, and it was published in July 2013 that Daman would return for at least four episodes of New Girl in the upcoming third season. It was published that Wayans would remain on the show for the rest of Season 3 in November 2013. It was released Daman would return as a series regular for season four in May 2014.

In October 2018, it was published that he would be starring in a sitcom entitled Happy Together, along with Amber Stevens West but was canceled after thirteen episodes due to low ratings.

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Relationship/ Dating/ Kids

Daman Wayans Jr. is a happily married person. He tied a knot with Samara Saraiva in 2016. The pair is blessed with two daughters named Berlyn Wayans and Lua Wayans. Previously, he has dated Aja Metoyer. During that time, the duo was blessed with two daughters named Aniya Wayans and Amara Wayans.

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Social media

Daman Wayans Jr. is active in his social media account. He is engaged in social media accounts like Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook. Daman has bragged more than 598k followers on his Instagram account, 391.2k followers on his Twitter account, and more than 1.7k followers on his Facebook account.

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Net Worth

Daman Wayans Jr. is a well-known actor, singer, and comedian. He has started his acting career after his graduation. This is because Daman has gathered such huge attention of audiences. Daman’s estimated net worth is around $10 million.


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