The very famous and well-known comedian and actor is none other than ‘Keenen Ivory Wayans.’ He has established a very successful career in the show business industry where he has contributed his skill and talent to a large extent on a global scale. Meanwhile, he has hosted several shows and events over the past years of his professional career. Keenen is best-known for featuring in the comedy series ‘In Living Colour.’ Let us find out the net worth of Keenen Ivory Wayans in 2018.
Early Life & Biography
On 8 June 1958, Keenen Ivory Wayans was born in New York City in the United States, and thus he was born with American nationality. Originally, Keened Ivory Wayans was born with the birth name as ‘Keenen Ivory Desuma Wayans, Sr.’. Keenen was born to father ‘Howell Stouten Wayans’ who was a shop manager by profession and mother ‘Elvira Alethia’ who was a social worker by profession.
Keenen has grown up along with his other siblings ‘Damon Wayans,’ ‘Shawn Wayans’, and lastly ‘Marlon Wayans.’ Wayans did his schooling from the ‘Seward Park High School.’ Later, he went to ‘Tuskegee University’ to pursue engineering. As a teen, Wayans has also served as a waiter at the Macdonald’s in his hometown.
In the year 2001, Keenen Ivory Wayans got hitched to ‘Daphne Polk’ who was a television personality by profession. But the couple soon ended up in a divorce in the year 2005. The couple together has four children ‘Daphne Ivory Wayans’, ‘Nala Wayans,’ ‘Bella Wayans,’ ‘Jolie Ivory Imani Wayans’, and lastly ‘Keenen Ivory Wayans.’
Career, Awards & Nominations
In the initial days, Keenen in association with Eddy Murphy has formed a new comedy write up as ‘Eddie Murphy Raw.’ Previously, Wayans used to work as a stand-up comedian for the ‘The Improv.’ Next, Wayans launched his first debut film ‘I’m Gonna Git You Sucka.’ Then Wayans appeared in the popular comedy series as ‘In Living Colour.’ After that, Wayans started featuring in various films such as ‘Scary Movie,’ ‘White Chicks,’ ‘Little Man,’ and many others.
In the year 1991, Keenen Ivory Wayans has been bestowed by the ‘Primetime Emmy Award’ for the comedy TV series ‘In Living Color’ and also the ‘PGA Award.’ In addition to this, Keenen Ivory Wayans has also been nominated for several other awards such as the ‘Primetime Emmy Award’ and the ‘Razzie Award.’
Net Worth & Earnings
Much to surprise, Keenen Ivory Wayans has also made possible in being a dynamic director who has directed the popular film ‘Scary Movie.’ This shows Keenen Ivory Wayans is the pillar of the entertainment industry where he achieved and delivered in favour of the global audience. On the other hand, Keenen owns a three-parcel property on the Pacific Coast Highway with an ocean front view. Therefore, the total estimated net worth of Keenen Ivory Wayans is about $70 million approximately.
Keenen Ivory Wayans has made high-gross selling films which have undoubtedly broken all the records at the box-office. He became a large part of the movie world where he was successful enough to received unfathomable fortune, success, fame, and glamour abundantly.