Multitalented Keenen Ivory Wayans is popular as an American actor, screenwriter, comedian, film director and producer. He is also a member of the Wayans Family of entertainers. Keenen Ivory Wayans was born in New York City on June 8, 1958. He was born to Elvira Alethia, a homemaker and social worker and Howell Wayans, a supermarket manager with African-American ethnicity. Keenen was grown up in Manhattan’s Fulton housing projects discovering and developing his interest in acting.
On an engineering scholarship, Wayans attended Tuskegee University where he used to make stories about life in New York and entertain his friends. In order to focus on comedy, Wayans dropped out of school one semester before graduation. His initial set performing was at The Improv in New York where he met Robert Townsend, who helped him to gain knowledge of the comedy business. In the year 1980, Wayans moved to Los Angeles where he worked as an actor. He appeared on a television series named “For Love and Honor” with a recurring role of soldier.
In the mean while, Wayans co-starred and co-wrote the movie Hollywood Shuffle. The success of the movie helped him to collect the money for the making of I’m Gonna Git You Sucka. Until the Tim Story’s Fantastic Four in 2005 surpassed the record of Wayans as the successful African American to direct the highest-grossing movie, he was the very first African-American director to direct the super hit film Scary Movie (2000). Keenen Ivory Wayans has recently appeared as a judge for the eighth season of Last Comic Standing.
All his hard work, dedication and passion have taken his fame to a new level. He has been one of the successful directors with large number of fan following. He is also believed to earn a jaw dropping salary, which makes a net worth of $65 million. This net worth of him shows how successful he has been in his career so far. His bright career has fascinated and inspired many youth of today.
Standing tall with the height of six feet three inches that is around 1.91m, Wayans has been working several hours in gym to get the body that he has today. Even at the age of fifty-seven, Wayans has handsome personality and is able to make women go crazy from all over the old with the immense talent and skills. One can see his bare body in his shirtless pictures, which can be easily available in the media. To see more of his pictures, he can be followed in his Instagram account.
This talented persona has been married to Daphne Wayans in 2001. Keenen Ivory Wayans had no sound relation with his wife so had a divorce in 2005. Being separated with his better half long time ago, he has been linked with many ladies. There exist many rumors about his girlfriend. Talking about his children, he has four daughters and a son. Though there exist some rumors about him being a gay, we can’t assume him to be a gay as rumors are always rumors until they are verified. More about him can be known from wiki.