In 2012, Critics Choice Television Award nominee Damon Wayans Jr became one of the famous faces in the Hollywood Film Industry. Among many movies and TV shows credit, he is widely known for his role as Brad Williams in the American television series, Happy Endings.

Besides this, he also has a role in the American business show Wayans Family and many other Wayans family members. 

Damon Jr is the eldest child of Damon Wayans (father) and Lisa Thorner (mother), born as Damon Kyle Wayans Jr. in Huntington, Vermont, the United States of America, on November 18, 1982.

Damon Jr’s father, Damon, is an American comedian, actor, writer, and producer who has also portrayed his role in the TV series, Happy Endings. Likewise, his mother, Lisa, is a former model and actress.

Moreover, after completing his education at local schools, Damon Jr attended New York Film Academy to learn about acting. He also joined Otis College of Art and Design to pursue his career in acting. 

Damon Wayans Jr. Parents Are No More Together

Damon Jr’s parents Damon and Lisa Thorner lived the happiest conjugal life. The pair first met in 1982 and began sharing a perfect bond as true friends.

Then after a month, they also start dating and living romantically. Then the time passed, and after two years of dating, Lisa and Damon also shared their wedding vows on April 24, 1984

Damon Wayans Jr’s parents, Damon Wayans (father) and Lisa Thorner (mother).

The former celebrity pair also welcomed their children together. At first, they share their child, Damon Kyle Wayans Jr.

Then on April 18, 1987, they welcomed their second child, a daughter, Cara Mia Wayans. The previous husband and wife shared their third child, Michael Wayans, on March 28, 1985.

Damon Wayans Jr. and his siblings Kayla, Michael, and Cara.

Then, in 1991, Lisa and Damon shared their fourth child, a daughter, Kyla Wayans, together, who is now 28 years old. The Wayans family of six was living delightfully.

Everything was going fine, but they split up their 16-years of marital relationship on May 21, 2000. 

No more information is disclosed about the reason behind their splits, but once in an interview, Damon said,

I was living in a toxic relationship with her“. 

Damon Wayans Jr. Marital Status

Damon Wayans Jr is also a happily married man who privately shared his wedding vows with Samara Saraiva in 2016.

The pair is quite secretive about their marital life and prefers to keep their intimate life details within themselves. 

They seem happy with their secret and live blissfully and safely without being involved in the rumors of their separation.

Additionally, Samara is also parenting her step-children, who were born from the past affair of Damon Kyle. The couple has one son, Maverick Wayans, and two daughters, Berlyn and Lua Wayans.

Previous Wife: Aja Metoyer

Before marrying Samara, Damon was in a romantic relationship with reality TV star Aja Metoyer.

Not only reality stars, Aja and Metoyer, were also college sweethearts. The former celebrity pair dated and were living happily but were not married. 

Aja Metoyer, along with her ex-partner, Damon Wayans Jr.
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Though they had not shared their wedding vows, the couplet was a blessed parent of their beautiful daughters, Amara Wayans and Aniya Wayans.

The Wayans family of four were living blissfully but later partitioned the relationship and decided to take the joint of their child.

Damon Wayans Jr., along with his daughter, Amara and Aniya Wayans.
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But as of 2019, the beautiful daughters are under the custody of their father, Damon Jr, and stepmother, Samara.

The reason behind Metoyer and Wayans’s separation is not disclosed, but there is a rumor in the media that Aja cheated on Damon; she was in a relationship with Dwyane Wade while dating Damon Wayans Jr. 

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Net Worth: $9 million

The American TV, movie actor, comedian, and writer Damon Jr have a net worth of $9 million, which he has collected throughout his professional work.

Another American actor, David Paul Olsen, has a net value of $1 million. Moreover, some movies are listed below, along with their box office collection, where Damon has also portrayed his role. 

Movie Name Role Box Office Collection Production Budget
Let’s Be Cops Justin Miller $138.2 million$17 million
Big Hero 6Wasabi$657.8 million$165 million
How to be SingleDavid Stone $112.3 million$38 million
Super Troopers 2Trooper Wagner $31.6 million$13.5 million

Not only from the movies mentioned above, but he has also collected a decent sum of wealth from his role in many TV series. As per Glassdoor, the average remuneration of American actors is $37,633 per annum.

Video: Official Trailer of The Movie, Let’s Be Cops

Besides, actor Damon is also a comedian from the comedian works; he is garnering a reasonable sum of money.

Apart from these, Damon is also nominated for various awards like the Critics Choice TV Award for Best Supporting Actor in the Comedy Series, NAACP Image Award, and Teen Choice Award

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Damon Wayans Father
Lisa Thorner Mother
Michael Wayans Brother
Kyla Wayans Sister
Cara Mia Wayans Sister
Samara Saraiva Wife
Aniya Wayans Daughter