Wayne Brady
Wayne Brady
Celebrated Name: Wayne Brady
Real Name/Full Name: Wayne Alphonso Brady
Gender: Male
Age: 52 years old
Birth Date: 2 June 1972
Birth Place: Columbus, Georgia, United States
Nationality: American
Height: 1.82 m
Weight: 78 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Divorced
Wife/Spouse (Name): Mandie Taketa (m. 1999–2008), Diana Lasso (m. 1993–1995)
Children: Yes (Maile Masako Brady)
Profession: American actor, singer, and comedian
Net Worth in 2024: $12 million
Last Updated: June 2024

One of the most versatile comedians of the era, Wayne Brady, is also known for his acting and singing skills. He is best known for acting in ‘Whose Line Is It Anyway,’ a TV comedy series.

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Early Life

Born on 2nd June 1972, Wayne was raised by Valerie Petersen, his grandmother. He was shy as a child dut to his stutter problem but was very intelligent at the time. He started writing plays and songs from the age of 6. He liked music and TV very much and was a big fan of Gene Kelly, Sid Caesar, and Danny Kaye.

He joined Dr. Phillips High school for studies. At first, he thought of joining the military but changed his mind after he took part in a play at school. He graduated in 1989 and thought of taking acting seriously as a career. Brady moved to Las Vegas to create his chances in 1992.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on 2 June 1972, Wayne Brady is 52 years old as of today’s date 17th June 2024. His height is 1.82 m tall, and his weight is 78 kg.


Now Brady started to get small roles on TV. He did guest appearances in ‘In the Heat of the Night’ and ‘I’ll Fly Away.’ In 1997, Brady gave the audition for the British comedy series ‘Whose Line is it Anyway?’ He was seen in several episodes entertaining the audience with his comedy and singing skills. In 1998, Brady auditioned for the show ‘Stateside’ and became a permanent member of the show.

His career took off after his work on ‘Whose Line.’ He became the Emmy winner, who also gave him the courage to start his own show on TV. His show The Wayne Brady show was a big hit that showcased the skills of music and comedy of Brady. Later it was revised in a talk show. He did another big show for Fox network in 2007, ‘Don’t Forget the Lyrics.’ Some of his other nice works on TV are the animated series ‘Sophia the First,’ ‘Everybody Hates Chris’, and ‘How I Met Your Mother.’

Awards & Achievements

For his amazing skills, he got a lot of awards. He got the award for Outstanding Individual Performance in a Variety of Music Program at Primetime Emmy Awards in 2003. He won the Outstanding Talk Show Host award in Daytime Emmy Awards for two consecutive years 2003 and 2004. In 2014 he won the Outstanding Original Song award in Daytime Emmy Awards for the song “30,000 Reasons To Love Me” for Let’s Make a Deal (Lyrics Writer).

Net Worth & Salary of Wayne Brady in 2024

Wayne Brady Net Worth
Wayne Brady Net Worth

As he got so many Emmy Awards for his skills in acting and singing, Wayne made a lot of money too. For his immense contribution to the entertainment industry, the estimated net worth of Wayne is around $12 million as of June 2024. His salary from 2007 hit Doesn’t Forget the Lyrics were $2,000,000. He also earned $4,000,000 for making guest appearances in Tv series How I Met Your Mother. The value of his California Condos said to be $1,750,000.

Brady suffered from some depression problems for a long time, and his personal life is affected by it. His former wife, Takata, helped him to overcome the situation when, at the age of 42, he had a mental breakdown.


  1. Hey Wayne. Your boss at Malibu Grand Prix Castle . Long long time ago. We were watching Let’s Make a Deal. So nice to see you have succeeded in so many ways.


  2. I’m so glad Wayne God has embarrassed you in your mental health.Please know your not alone,but God is good all the time. Things will get better for you through prayers.Love your show .It brings joy to millions .Thank you Anna

  3. I’ve never asked for help. Could any find out about Peripheral Neuropathy. I’m not Diabetic I know anything with Vitamin B effects me as does alcoholic products. I live in NH considering moving to FL. I’m afraid the heat will effect this terrible disease. My husband is 75 and does everything for me. I’m 63 and should be helping him. We live in NH. I’m on Gabaphentin only at night. I have it in my hands, feet, back, buttocks & private area. Yes I’m being selfish because you’re a celebraty & know people. I pray to God for help. Now I’m asking you if you can. There are no support groups here. I can’t drive I had a shoulder replacement 2018, the prosthis shifted. Can’t get a Lawyer, that’s the least of our problems. Thank you for listening.



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