Damien Dante Wayans is an actor, producer, director, and a screenwriter. He is a member of Wayans Family where all the members are successful directors, comedians, screenwriters or actors. He is most known for "Dance Flick," "My Wife and Kids" and "Malibu's Most Wanted."
Early Life and Education
Dante was born on 15 April 1980 in New York City, USA. He is the nephew of Wayans Brothers which include Keenen Ivory Wayans, Damon Wayans, Sr. Kim Wayans, Shawn Wayans and Marlon Wayans. His zodiac sign is Taurus. His ethnicity is Afro-American.
Wayan is the son of Elvira Wayans. Damon Wayans Jr. and Michal Wayans are his cousins.
Damien began his career in Eddie Murphy's concert film Eddie Murphy Raw. In Major Payne, he acted along with his uncle, Damon Wayans. After that, he got involved in the field of writing and directing.
Dante then acted in a movie "Malibu's Most Wanted" directed by Jamie Kennedy. He has written and directed several episodes of "My Wife and Kids."
Along with his cousin Craig, he wrote and produced on uncle Damon's The Underground which is a sketch comedy show on Showtime. He then debuted his directorial venture with the movie "Dance Flick" written by Keenen, Shawn, Marlon, and Craig.
Crag and Damien formed a TV company named Second Generation Entertainment which helped in creating, developing and producing multi-platform content.
The renown producer and actor, Damien is currently single. Amber Rose who is ex-wife of a famous rapper Wiz Khalifa was found quite close to Dante. There was a rumor that Amber and Wayans kissed one another on the lips.
Damien has a net worth of $35 million. He is 6 feet 1 inch in height and weighs around 74 kg.