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Net Worth $10 Million



Born in 1997 in Columbus, Georgia, Emmy Award winner, Wayne Brady is one of the most versatile performers in show business today, entertaining audiences with his superb acting, singing and dancing on television, film and the stage.  Wayne Brady auditioned for the British comedy series; “Whose Line Is It Anyway?” and further appeared in many of its episodes. Later, Brady starred in its American version as well. In 2001, The Wayne Brady Show was first aired and this show earned him two Daytime Emmy Awards but it was later canceled in the year 2004. Brady then returned as host on the FOX network.

Early  Life

Wayne Brady, born in Columbus, Georgia and grew up in Orlando, Florida. At 16, Wayne made his mind to get a career in the military. But later he performed in a high school play and soon, he was completely involved with the central Florida theater community. He is comedian, actor, writer and a producer, who got fame in the year 1997, when he became a standout performer on a hit comedy series “Whose Line Is It Anyway?” and with that he become a star of both the screen and also the stage. He was also the host of his own talk show, The Wayne Brady Show. He also hosted “Don’t Forget the Lyrics!” on Fox and for this was paid $2 million too.

Personal Life


In the year 2007, Wayne Brady became an official supporter of Ronald McDonald House Charities and now he is also a member of their celebrity board which is called as the Friends of Ronald McDonald House Charities aka RMHC.

Wayne has been married twice with Diana Lasso and dancer Mandie Taketa.

Wayne is a hardcore gamer and he also owns all three major systems, which he plays in his dressing room in between his tapings.



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He performed numerous stage productions with Florida Theater that includes, “A Chorus Line”, “Fences”, “A Raisin in the Sun”, “Jesus Christ Superstar” and “I’m Not Rappaport”. In the year 1996, Brady then moved to Las Vegas and after sometime he went to Los Angeles, where he began working in the famous theater and TV shows. He also gave a performance at the Mark Taper Forum in its production of “Blade to the Heat”. He also appeared in many appreciable guest star roles such as the TV series NBC’s I’ll Fly Away in 1991, The Home Court in 1995 and also the Heat of the Night in the year 1988 for CBS also Brady worked as a host in one of the VH-1 series, Vinyl Justice for which he was paid a handsome amount of $5 million.  Lately he appeared as a TV guest in CBS, sitcom How I Met Your Mother, CBC’s comedy , along with Dancing With The Stars, for which he was paid $4 million.

Brady has also been awarded several nominations for his amazing work in theater, which includes a Best Actor performance in “Cotton Patch Gospel” at the Edyth Bush Theatre.

Wayne Brady also released some singles like, “The Weekenders” Theme Song in 2000, “Unsung Heroes” and “Between” in 2004, “Beautiful” and “Don’t Stop” in the year 2005,  “Ordinary” in 2008, “F.W.B.” in the year 2009 and finally he released “Whistle While I Work it” in 2013. Further, for all his music singles he was paid lavishly for about $3-4 million.




He won two Emmys for “The Wayne Brady Show,” and later he worked in “Chicago” and he also made some classic cameos on “Chappelle’s Show”. In 2008, he released an album called “A Long Time Coming” for which he got nominated for Grammy. Now he is again working in “Whose Line Is It Anyway?”, and a remake of the popular show “Let’s Make a Deal”.

Wayne Brady won a Primetime Emmy Award for his outstanding performance in Variety or Music Program in the year 2003. He also won the Emmy Award for his outstanding Talk Show Host for his The Wayne Brady Show.  Brady underwent a surgery at the end of 2002 to fix his right knee which got hurt when he was 18 years of age.

In year 2008, Wayne released an album, A Long Time Coming which later got nominated for Grammy Awards.


Worth and Assets

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Wayne Brady has an estimated net worth of $10 million. Wayne makes most of his money from his talk shows, stage performances and guest starring in various shows. Not only this he was also invited to judge the famous Miss America Contest and was paid millions for that. He is so popular worldwide that contractors are ready to pay any handsome amount for him.

He owns a house located at the south of the Boulevard, CA. His amazing home features a grand entry which opens up to its massive living room which has a wonderful fireplace and floor to ceiling windows. Also there is a big grassy lawn and a garage with the capacity of 3 cars. This house is worth $1,999,999 USD. He also has a great liking for cars which can be made out from the fact that he has 3-4 luxury cars which includes Mercedes too. In the year 2013, he was also reported as being one of the highest paid actors.


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