Amai Zackary Wayans

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Amai Zackary Wayans is the celebrity daughter of actor and comedian Marlon Wayans. Her actor father is known for his roles in Naked, Sextuplets, Fifty Shades of Black, The White Chicks, and The Heat.

Amai was born on May 24, 2000, in New York City in the United States of America, to parents Marlon Wayans and Angelica Zachary. She also has a brother Shawn Howell Wayans. She is currently studying at the University of Southern California.

Relationship Status: Single

Amai Zackary Wayans is currently single at the moment. She keeps herself away from social media and has no profile on any of the social media handles. She has not disclosed her past relationships and chooses to keep her life private.

Amai with her father
Image: Amai with her father, Marlon Wayans
Source: Diversity Inc

She is openly gay and has the full support of her parents. She is very close to her biological parents despite their separation.

Being Gay

Amai is openly gay like Jesse Tyler Ferguson and doesn't shy away from standing up for herself. She also has the full support of her father, Marlon.

Wayan's father posted a picture of her on June 3, 2019, where she was wearing a shoe with a rainbow sole. The rainbow sole is a flag that represents the LGBTQ community.

Amai with rainbow shoes
Photo: Amai with rainbow-soled shoes
Source: Instagram @marlonwayans

 The post was captioned 

"Happy pride 🌈 to my pride and joy. I wouldn’t change one effing thing about you. Love you to the moon around the sun through the galaxies and back again."

The actor's social media had many hate and negative comments on the post. The father didn't hesitate to stand up to his daughter's defense.

Well, Amai's love life is yet to be started, so let's have a glance over her parent's romantic life.

The 21-year Love Story Of Amai's Parents

Amai's parents are notoriously secretive about their personal life, like her. There isn't any information about how they met. The couple never got married but have been together since 1992.

Amai's parents were together for 21 years. During their time together, they had two beautiful children. Their firstborn is Amai, and their second child is Shawn Howell Wayans, who was born on February 3, 2002.

Amai and her family
Picture: Amai with her father, mother, and brother
Source: sneaker watch

The couple got divorced in 2013. Amai's father and mother co-parent her and her brother even after their divorce. Marlon Wayans is still seen posting about his ex-wife on her birthdays and Mother's Day.

Why Did Amai's Parents Get Separated From Each Other?

You might be curious to know why Amai's Parents ended theirs over the two-decade relationship. Well, the thing is, although they were not a married couple, they lived a peaceful and prosperous relationship.

Picture: Marlon Wayans with a mysterious woman. Source: Daily Mail

Everything changed after a photo of Marlon spotted by a paparazzi hanging out with another woman went viral on the internet in 2013. The photo may have been the main reason behind the end of their two-decade-long relationship.

Net Worth

Amai Zackary Wayans has just graduated from University of U.S.C. She is thinking of the career path to choose now. So, she doesn't have a net worth to talk about. 

Her father, Marlon, however, has some substantial wealth, so let's take a closer look at his riches.

Father's Wealth

Amai's father has a net worth of an estimated $40 million earned through his career as an actor, comedian, and producer. He has made appearances in multiple movies and TV shows to date.

The actor helped to write and even acted in the first 'Scary movie.' The movie grossed around $270 million from a budget of $19 million, even though it received mixed reviews from critics. 

In 2004, he starred alongside his brother Shawn Wayans in White Chicks as Marcus Anthony Copeland II / Tiffany Wilson. The movie made $113.1 million at the box office against a production budget of $37 million.

Marlon for sextuplets
Picture: Marlon Wayans posing for Sextuplets as his characters
Source: Entertainment Weekly

In 2013, Marlon starred, wrote, and produced A Haunted House, which earned $60 million from a budget of $2.5 million. He has launched "What The Funny," a digital media company for urban comedy.

Recently he has written, produced, and appeared in 50 Shades of Black in 2016. He has also appeared in romance, and comedy movies, Naked in 2017, and Sextuplets in 2019.

The actors have two more movies, Respect and On the Rocks, in the works. He also had a show with NBC from 2017-2018.




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