Daphne Wayans

American TV personality

Facts of Daphne Wayans

Name Daphne Wayans
Date of Birth May 21, 1971
Gender Female
Birth Country California, USA
Nationality American
Profession American TV personality
Net worth $15 million
Spouse Keenen Ivory Wayans
Children Five (Jolie Wayans, Nala Ivory Wayans, Keenen Jr, Bella Ivory Wayans, Daphne Ivory Wayans)
Mother N/A
Education Westchester High School in Los Angeles

If anyone asks film producer Daphne Wayans to describe herself, she always tells that she’s a mom who dedicates all of herself to their well-being and happiness. 51 years old Daphne was once married to comedy actor and filmmaker Keenan Ivory Wayans. Keenan’s most renowned works include FOX sketch comedy In Living Color.

Daphne Sharmaine Denise Polk was born in 1971 in Inglewood, California. Raised in Inglewood, she later attended Westchester High School in Los Angeles. As she was inclined towards fashion from a young age, Daphne graduated from the Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising located in Irvine, California. Some of her best-known works are; Dying Laughing(2016), Hollywood Exes(2013), and Marrying the Game(2013).

Daphne Is Close with Her Former Husband- Keenen Ivory Wayans

Known for her intimate relationship with Eddie Murphy’s ex-wife Nicole Murphy and Will Smith’s former wife Sheree Fletcher, Daphne is no longer together with her ex-husband Keenan. The couple had first met through their mutual friend actor Eddie Murphy. Since then, Daphne and Keenan began dating and spent summer vacations together. Keenan used to make her laugh as she had never laughed before. Eventually, they decided to be each other’s, life partners.

Daphne and her long-time boyfriend married in 2001.
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Image: Daphne and her long-time boyfriend married in 2001.
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At the age of eighteen, Daphne had begun seeing Keenen’s family members and spent a great deal of time with them. The couple was already blessed with four children before tying the marital knot on 16 June 2001. They welcomed a daughter after marrying. Like most the relationships, Daphne and Keenan’s conjugal life began falling apart. The pair finally were divorced on 11 December 2006. Although they are no longer together, the former couple is reported to have remained close friends. Currently, she is probably living a single life.

She Is Always Focused on Her Kids’ Happiness

At the age of 23, Daphne gave birth to her first baby girl Jolie Ivory Imani Wayans on June 25, 1992. Her second child Nala Yasmeen Ivory Wayns was born on March 4, 1996. Three years later on September 14, 1998, Daphne and her ex-boyfriend(now ex-husband) Keenen welcomed their third child son Keenen Ivory Wayans Jr. Similarly, their fourth baby Bella Ivory Aziza Wayans was born on March 7, 2001. After marrying, Daphne gave birth to their fifth child Daphne Ivory Shiva Wayans on July 12, 2003.

aphne Wayans(third from right) with her five kids at the Despicable Me Minion Mayhem and Super Silly Fun Land at Universal Studios Hollywood on April 11, 2014 in Universal City, CA.
Image: Daphne Wayans(third from right) with her five kids at the Despicable Me Minion Mayhem and Super Silly Fun Land at Universal Studios Hollywood on April 11, 2014, in Universal City, CA.
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After being a mother, she was devoted to her kids like no other mother. She regards her kid’s well-being as her mission and their happiness as her calling. When not working, she always spends her time with her beloved kids one way or the other.

Daphne Is a Millionaire

As Hollywood’s A-list celebrity, Daphne’s net worth is estimated to be not less than $15 million. She is a popular and trusted advisor in her A-list Hollywood circles. She earns an average salary of $51148 a year as a film producer. But her salary probably is more than the average figure. She has co-written the song Carte Blanche with Doug Grigsby for American singer Teena Marie. Besides she has also appeared in the American reality TV series Hollywood Exes on VH1. The show features the lives of seven ex-wives of famous men. Daphne is also a guest blogger on The Huffington Post where she offers parenting and relationship advice. She is the current board member of New Village Leadership Academy which is a private elementary school in Calabasas, California.

In 2005, Daphne and her ex-husband had purchased a house in Los Angeles for $2.6 million. The luxurious mansion features 5-bed rooms, and seven bathrooms and is spread over 6,300 square ft. It also had swimming pools with lush gardens and trees.

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