Kyla Wayans bio, family, relationships & net worth

Who is Kyla Wayans?

Kyla Wayans is the daughter of Damon Wayans, the actor famous for the American buddy cop comedy-drama TV Series, Lethal Weapon.

Kyla isn’t as established as her father. She has a long way to go. Her personal life is a big secret for the outsiders as well.

She likes to keep her struggles and achievements to herself.

Kyla is focused on bringing up her daughter at the moment. Maybe that is why we don’t find her very active on social media.

Kyla Wayans Biography
Kyla Wayans Biography

Quick facts

Full NameKayla Wayans
Age 32 years old
BirthplaceThe United States of America
EducationGraduated from the University of California. 
ParentsDamon Wayans (father)
Lisa Thorner (mother)
Grand ParentsHowell Wayans (grandfather)
Elvira Alethia (grandmother)
SiblingsDamon Wayans Jr.
Michael Wayans
Cara Mia
Social mediaInstagram

Interesting facts

1. Kyla was born to a family of entertainers

Kyla is the youngest daughter of the famous comedian Damon Wayans. Her brothers, Damon Wayans Jr. and Michael Wayans, and her sister, Cara Mia, are also actors. 

2. She has a daughter

According to sources, Kyla is not married; however, she has a daughter named Emma. Her daughter and her father have a close relationship.

3. Kyla has starred in a TV show

Kyla has played the role of Nicole in an episode of the comedy series ‘My Wife and Kids.

4. She is living a private life

After giving birth to her daughter, Kyla Wayans has been living a private life. She has left acting and is dedicating her time to raising her little girl.

Childhood and birth details

Kyla came to this world as the youngest daughter of the famous stand-up comedian Damon Wayans and his ex-wife, Lisa Thorner.

She was born in 1991 in the United States of America. She is around 32 years old at present, even though her exact date of birth is not known.

Her mother was a promising model of her time; however, her popularity came from her marriage to Kyla’s father. Her parents married in 1984 and legally separated after 16 years in 2000.

Her parent’s fame kept Kyla and her siblings under the radar of attention her entire childhood. The parents nonetheless were able to keep the children away from unwanted attention.

Now we know, keeping secrets is not new for Kyla. Even her full birthdate is unknown, after all.

Kyla has three older siblings: Damon Wayans Jr., Michael Wayans, and Cara Mia Wayans. Her brother, Damon Wayans Jr., is also a fabulous stand-up comedian, just like her father.

Her character or her personality and almost all about her childhood are obscure. That’s an art all need to appreciate. Outsiders can only assume how Kyla was as a child.

Kyla Wayans parents and relationship

Kyla’s parents, Damon Wayans and Lisa Thorne were head over heels in love with each other. They met in 1982 and started dating shortly after that.

After holding up for two years, they tied the knot in a private ceremony in the presence of closed ones in 1984.

Her parents divorce

A beautiful paradise that the couple had created saw its downfall in 2000. Kyle’s parents had their divorce finalized on October 22, 2000.

After the divorce, Lisa remained away from the spotlight and continued living a single life.

On the other hand, Kyle’s father, Damon, supposedly dated a few women.

Damon Wayans

Kyla’s father, Damon Wayans, is not an unknown face. He started as a stand-up comedian in the year 1982. He did not stop there.

Along with his brothers, he created a Fox sketch comedy series, “In Living Color,” in 1990.

Since 1992, Damon has appeared in several films. Some of the accountable Filmworks he is in are Mo’ Money, The Last Boy Scout, Major Payne, Celtic Pride, Bulletproof, The Great White Hype, etc.

His appearance in the comedy sketch series Saturday Night Live in the 1980s was commendable. His jokes were spontaneous, and the audience loved them.

In December 2015, he retired from stand-up comedy.

Afterward, he appeared on the TV as Roger Murtaugh in the TV series, Lethal Weapon. The show started in September 2016 and ran until February 2019.

Kyla Wayans siblings

Kyla Wayans is the youngest among the 4 Wayans-siblings. Being the youngest, she must be the most loved too.

kyla wayans siblings
Kyla Wayans siblings

Her eldest brother, Damon Wayans Jr., is an actor and stand-up comedian like their father. He is most famous for the ABC sitcom, Happy Endings (2013).

Damon-Wayans-Jr-Kids and father
Damon Wayans Jr. with his kid and father Damon Wayans

Damon is currently 37 years old and has two kids from his ex-girlfriend, Aja Meteyor. In 2016, he tied the knot with Samara Saraiva, whose details are unavailable.

Her second brother Michael Wayans is also an actor. Moreover, he also tried his hands in music. However, he is not as successful as his brother and father in those regards. He is also married and has a beautiful family of his own.

Finally, Kyla’s sister and probably her closest friend, Cara Mia, is also an actress. She has appeared in My Wife and Kids (2001). Though she did not continue acting, instead, she focused on art.

Cara’s artistic talent is visible on her Instagram page.

Kyla Wayans education

Kyla graduated from the University of California. 

Personality traits

Kyla is a good-looking and talented woman. Even though she keeps herself as private as possible, it is assumed that she must be as vibrant as her other siblings.

Kyla is tall and has a great body. She stands as tall as 5 feet 8 inches. Looking at the pictures, anyone can believe that she is a model.

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Kyla Wayans love life

As said earlier, Kyla’s private life has is totally under wraps. She does not let anyone invade her privacy.

Whether she is married or not is a big question and curiosity.

She has never made any of her relationships public. It makes us believe that Kyla does not like getting attention, especially when it comes to her love life.

Kyla Wayans husband

Kyla indeed had a lover before as she is the mother of a beautiful girl named Emma. However, there is no information on who the father is. 

There is no proof of whether she is married or not. According to sources, Kyla Wayans is a single mother.

Her daughter

Kyla is a mother to an adorable 7-year-old daughter. Her name is Emma. It makes us believe there must have been sparks in her love life.

Again, she does not share the details of her daughter out in public. But, her father sometimes comes up with Instagram posts to shower love for his granddaughter, Emma.

Damon Wayans Grand Daughter Kylwa Wayans
Damon Wayans Grand Daughter Kylwa Wayans


Several assumptions regarding Kyla’s career show up time and again. Her IMDb profile says that she is an actress who appeared on the 2001 family comedy series, My Wife and Kids.

Aside from that, Kyla has not done any other movies or shows. While her siblings contribute somehow to the entertainment business, Kyla seems to have stayed far away from it.

Surprisingly enough, it is not clear about what she does for a living. Well, it is unbelievable to see a celebrity kid have such a discreet life.

Neither is she vocal about what she does nor lets anyone else come near to her personal space.

It makes people who want to know about her more curious. Even her social media has not garnered so many followers.

Kyla Wayans my wife and kids

Kyla Wayans has starred in an episode of ‘My Wife and Kids’ in 2001. She plays the role of Nicole in an episode titled ‘The Truth Hurts.’

The series also stars her other family members like Damon Wayans, Damon Wayans Jr., Michael Wayans, and Cara Mia Wayans.

Her father was diagnosed with diabetes

According to TMZ, Kyla’s dad, Damon Wayans, was diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes. He had to drop six pre-scheduled shows because of its complications.

Kayla Wayans net worth

As of yet, Kyla Wayans has not disclosed her net worth. It is certainly not strange, knowing that she does not share out loud anything about her.

According to reports, Kyla has an estimated net worth of USD 0.1 million.

From some available pictures, it is clear that she lives a lavish lifestyle. 

On the other hand, Damon Wayans’s net worth is USD 35 Million. 

Social media

At this age of social media, it is no new to know that Kyla Wayans has a social media account. But, she is on Instagram only.

Kyla Wayans Instagram

As of yet, she has approximately 3,682 followers on her Instagram handle under the username @kyla_wayans.

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A post shared by Kyla Wayans (@kyla_wayans)

Also, she does not post many pictures but when she does, she looks breathtaking. Plus, she always tries to post only two posts at a time.

It is strange and impressive at the same time.

However, her sister, Cara Mia, often posts their pictures on Cara’s personal Instagram account.


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