Kim Wayans Net Worth

Kim Wayans Net Worth 2023: Wiki Biography, Married, Family, Measurements, Height, Salary, Relationships

Kim Wayans net worth is
$8 Million

Kim Wayans Wiki Biography

Kim N. Wayans better known as Kim Wayans has an estimated net worth which is up to date over 8 million dollars. With such a high net worth Kim is one of the millionaires in the entertainment industry. Wayans has earned her net worth as an actress, writer, producer and director. Kim is one of big Wayans family, her siblings as follows Nadia Wayans, Shawn Wayans, Marlon Wayans, Damon Wayans and Keenen Ivory Wayans are also well known in the entertainment industry. Kim N. Wayans was born on October 16, 1961 in New York City, U.S.

Kim Wayans Net Worth $8 Million

Her mother, Elvira Wayans, worked as a homemaker and social worker, whereas her father, Howell Wayans, worked as a supermarket manager. Her family confessed the faith of Jehovah Witnesses. Kim graduated from Wesleyan University. Kim Wayans began her career as well as the accumulation of her net worth in 1987 with the role in the film ‘Hollywood Shuffle’ directed, co-written and produced by Robert Townsend. The same year she appeared in the television series ‘A Different World’ created by Bill Cosby where she had a role of Allison for a year and ‘China Beach’ created by William Broyles, Jr. and John Sacret Young. In the beginning of Kim’s career she has also appeared as a nightclub singer in ‘I’m Gonna Git You Sucka’ which was directed, written by and starring by her brother Keenen Ivory Wayans. Later, she had a small role in the situation comedy ‘Dream On’ created by Marta Kauffman and David Crane. From 1990 till 1993 Kim added much to her net worth appearing in a number of roles in television series ‘In Living Color’ created by her brothers Keenen Ivory Wayans and Damon Wayans. In 1994 Wayans appeared in films ‘Floundering’ written and directed by Peter McCarthy and ‘A Low Down Dirty Shame’ directed, written by and starring Keenen Ivory Wayans.

From 1995 till 1998 Wayans increased her net worth starring in television series ‘In the House’ created by Winifred Hervey and appearing in the sitcom ‘The Wayans Bros.’ created by Shawn Wayans, Marlon Wayans, Leslie Ray and David Steven Simon. In 1996 Kim had a small role in the comedy film ‘Don’t Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood’ directed by Paris Barclay. In addition to this the film was produced by her brother Keenen Ivory Wayans and written by Kim Wayan’s other two brothers Shawn Wayans and Marlon Wayans, who also both took the leading roles. From 1996 till 1997 Kim voiced animated series titled ‘Waynehead’ created by Damon Wayans. In 2002 she appeared in the main cast of ‘Juwanna Mann’ directed by Jesse Vaughan. In 2009 she had a role in ‘Dance Flick’ directed by Damien Dante Wayans. The peak of Kim’s career was the film ‘Pariah’ directed by Dee Rees where she co-starred with Adepero Oduye and Aasha Davis. For her role she was nominated for the The Black Reel Award which has also increased Kim Wayans net worth and popularity. Since 2013 she is in the main cast of television series ‘Reckless’ directed by Catherine Hardwicke and written by Dana Stevens.

Full NameKim Wayans
Net Worth$8 Million
Date Of BirthOctober 16, 1961
Place Of BirthNew York City, New York, United States
Height6 ft (1.83 m)
ProfessionComedian, Actor, Screenwriter, Television producer, Television Director
EducationWesleyan University, Seward Park Campus
NationalityUnited States of America
SpouseKevin Knotts
ParentsHowell Wayans, Elvira Wayans
SiblingsKeenen Ivory Wayans, Shawn Wayans, Marlon Wayans
NicknamesKim N. Wayans
AwardsTV Land Groundbreaking Show Award
NominationsNAACP Image Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture
Movies‘I'm Gonna Git You Sucka’, ‘Dream On’, ‘A Low Down Dirty Shame’, ‘In Living Color’, ‘Floundering’, ‘Juwanna Mann’ (2002), ‘Dance Flick’ (2009)
TV ShowsReckless, In the House, Waynehead, In Living Color, Thugaboo
1Attended and graduated from Wesleyan University.
2Sister of Dwayne Wayans, Keenen Ivory Wayans, Damon Wayans, Nadia Wayans, Marlon Wayans and Shawn Wayans. Also has sisters Elvira, Diedre, and Vonnie. Cousin of Craig Wayans. Aunt of Damon Wayans Jr., Michael Wayans, Cara Mia Wayans, Kyla Wayans, Jolie Ivory Imani Wayans, Keenen Ivory Wayans Jr., Nala Wayans, Bella Wayans, and Damien Dante Wayans.


Ray Meets Helen2016post-productionFaye
New Girl2016TV SeriesSusan
Hit the Floor2016TV SeriesKaren Halford
Hawaii Five-02015TV SeriesDiane
Reckless2014TV SeriesVi Briggs
The Soul Man2013TV SeriesDr. Owens
Criminal Minds2012TV SeriesDarlene Beckett
Dance Flick2009Ms. Dontwannabebothered
What News?2007TV MoviePearl 'Lightning' Davis
Thugaboo: A Miracle on D-Roc's Street2006TV MovieMomma (voice)
Thugaboo: Sneaker Madness2006TV MovieMomma / Joyce (voice)
Juwanna Mann2002Latisha Jansen
In Living Color1990-2001TV SeriesVarious / Mathilda Hedley / Mrs. Keegan / ...
Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child2000TV SeriesJackie-In-The-Box / Lulu
The Wayans Bros.1995-1998TV SeriesSheila
Getting Personal1998TV SeriesRhonda
In the House1995-1998TV SeriesTonia Harris
Critics and Other Freaks1997Bettina
Waynehead1996-1997TV SeriesMom
Don't Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood1996Mrs. Johnson
Talking About Sex1994Andie Norman
A Low Down Dirty Shame1994Diane
Dream On1990TV SeriesNicki
I'm Gonna Git You Sucka1988Nightclub Singer
China Beach1988TV SeriesCameo Candette
A Different World1987-1988TV SeriesAllison
Hollywood Shuffle1987Customer in Chair


Thugaboo: Sneaker Madness2006TV Movie executive producer
My Wife and KidsTV Series producer - 30 episodes, 2003 - 2004 supervising producer - 26 episodes, 2004 - 2005


My Wife and KidsTV Series executive story editor - 27 episodes, 2002 - 2003 story editor - 13 episodes, 2002
I'm Gonna Git You Sucka1988assistant: Mr. Wayans and Mr. Craig
Eddie Murphy: Raw1987Documentary assistant: Mr Townsend/Mr Wayans


My Wife and KidsTV Series written by - 15 episodes, 2002 - 2005 writer - 1 episode, 2003
Soul Train Comedy Awards1993TV Special
In Living Color1992TV Series special material - 1 episode


In Living Color1990-1992TV Series performer - 9 episodes
I'm Gonna Git You Sucka1988performer: "When the Saints Go Marchin' In"


My Wife and Kids2004-2005TV Series 4 episodes


A Haunted House2013special thanks


The Talk2014TV SeriesHerself - Guest
Criminal Minds: The Profiler's Handbook: Cooperative Vigilantism2013Video shortHerself
Why We Laugh: Funny Women2013TV Movie documentaryHerself
Oprah's Next Chapter2013TV SeriesHerself
10th Annual TV Land Awards2012TV SpecialHerself
ES.TV HD2012TV SeriesHerself - Guest
Chelsea Lately2012TV SeriesHerself - Guest
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon2011TV SeriesHerself - Guest
78th Annual Hollywood Christmas Parade2009TV MovieHerself
The Oprah Winfrey Show2004TV SeriesHerself
Random Acts of Comedy1999TV SeriesHerself
It's Hot in Here: UPN Fall Preview1996TV Movie documentaryHerself
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno1996TV SeriesHerself
Soul Train Comedy Awards1993TV SpecialHerself - Presenter
Soul Train1993TV Series documentaryHerself - Guest Host
The Chuck Woolery Show1991TV SeriesHerself
The Best of Robert Townsend & His Partners in Crime1991TV Special documentaryVarious Characters
Eddie Murphy: Raw1987DocumentaryInterviewed Fan (uncredited)

Archive Footage

Back in Step with the Fly Girls2004ShortHerself (uncredited)
Looking Back in Living Color: The First Season2004Video shortVarious

Won Awards

2012Groundbreaking ShowTV Land AwardsIn Living Color (1990)

Nominated Awards

2012Black ReelBlack Reel AwardsOutstanding Supporting ActressPariah (2011)
2012Black ReelBlack Reel AwardsBest Breakthrough PerformancePariah (2011)
2012Chlotrudis AwardChlotrudis AwardsBest Supporting ActressPariah (2011)
2012Image AwardImage AwardsOutstanding Supporting Actress in a Motion PicturePariah (2011)
2005BET Comedy AwardBET Comedy AwardsOutstanding Directing for a Comedy SeriesMy Wife and Kids (2001)
2005BET Comedy AwardBET Comedy AwardsOutstanding Writing for a Comedy SeriesMy Wife and Kids (2001)

Known for movies

IMDB Wikipedia

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