How rich is Wanda Sykes?
Wanda Sykes Net Worth:
Wanda Sykes Net Worth:
Wanda Sykes Net Worth $6 Million
Wanda Sykes is an American comedienne, writer, and celebrity with an estimated net worth of $6 million. In 2004, Entertainment Weekly listed Wanda as one 25 funniest people in the United States. Wanda Sykes was born on March 7, 1964 in Portsmouth, Virginia. Her dad worked at the Pentagon in nearby Washington, D.C. while her mom worked as a banker.
While working for the government agency, Sykes began performing stand-up comedy for the very first time in a nearby nightclub in Washington, D.C. in 1987. For some time the government continued to work for the NSA while honing her craft in the evenings on the comedy-club circuit but in 1992 she moved to nyc to work for a publishing house. Sykes would get her major humor break in 1997, when she opened for Chris Rock at Caroline’s Comedy Club. Sykes impressed Rock enough to where he solicited her to be a writer on his The Chris Rock Show, where she would also go on to appear as guest star. Sykes’ work with the show, along with that of other writers, was given with an Emmy in 1999. At around the same time Sykes would appear in Louis C.K.’s ill fated Pootie Tang
Sykes got her own short lived sitcom on Fox, Wanda at Large, in 2003, and another Wanda Does It on Comedy Central in addition to star in a Comedy Central special that year. In the new century, Sykes’ star would continue to skyrocket with remarkable characters in Curb Your Enthusiasm, a recurring character in The New Adventures of Old Christine, along with parts in films like My Super Ex-Girlfriend, Evan Almighty, Monster-in-Law and License to Wed. She’d continue to host her own late night conversation, host the White House Correspondents’ Association dinner, and star in a theatrical production of Annie. Sykes was married to record producer from 1991 to 1998 and afterwards married her same sex partner in 2006, with which she’s two children.
Wanda Sykes is an actress, comic, voice artist and writer in the United States. That’s certainly a huge accomplishment by any standards. She won the Emmy award in 1999 for her writings on The Chris Rock Show. Wanda’s present net worth according to estimates stands at an impressive $6 Million. Wanda has earned her wealth and recognition by her performances on television and movies, as well as as a standup comedian. Wanda has worked as a voice artist too, and this has also added to her wealth. Several of the films where Wanda has performed include Nutty Professor II: The Klumps, Over the Hedge, Monster-in-Law, and Evan Almighty. Naturally, Wanda is best known for her television performances. Many folks however remember Wanda for her characterization of Barbara Baran on The New Adventures of Old Christine, as well as her performance on Curb Your Enthusiasm of HBO.
She’s her very own show on Fox as well — The Wanda Sykes Show. It started airing in November 2009. Yet the show was cancelled after just a couple months. Sykes is a writer too. She composed a novel on various funny observations titled, “Yeah, I Said It”. It had been published in September 2004. Wanda married Dave Hall in 1991. However, the couple divorced in 1998. In 2008, Wanda divulged that she was homosexual when she appeared in a same-sex marriage rally.
|Birth date:||March 7, 1964|
|Birth place:||Portsmouth, Virginia, United States|
|Height:||5 ft 1 in (1.57 m)|
|Profession:||Actor, Comedian, Television producer, Screenwriter, Voice Actor, Film Producer|
|Education:||Hampton University, Arundel High School|
|Nationality:||United States of America|
|Spouse:||Alex Sykes (m. 2008), Dave Hall (m. 1991–1998)|
|Children:||Lucas Claude Sykes, Olivia Lou Sykes|
|Parents:||Harry Ellsworth Sykes, Marion Louise Sykes|
|Awards:||GLAAD Media Stephen F. Kolzak Award, Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing - Variety Series, Sports Emmy Award for Outstanding Studio Show - Weekly, Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing in a Variety or Music Program|
|Nominations:||Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Special, Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing in a Comedy, Variety, or Music Special, NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series, Teen Choice Award for Choice TV Actress: Comedy, Teen Choice Award for Choice TV: Breakout Star Female, People's Choice Award for Favorite Comedic Movie Actress, Satellite Award for Best Actress – Television Series Musical or Comedy, Teen Choice Award for Choice Comedian, NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Character Voice-Over Performance|
|Movies:||Ice Age: Continental Drift, Monster-in-Law, Pootie Tang, Evan Almighty, Over the Hedge, My Super Ex-Girlfriend, Wanda Sykes: I'ma Be Me, Down to Earth, Barnyard, Rio, The Hot Flashes, Nutty Professor II: The Klumps, Wanda Sykes: Sick & Tired, Brother Bear 2, Clerks II, The Adventures of Brer Rabbit, Bad Moms, Why We Laugh: Black Comedians on Black Comedy, Snatched, MTV: Reloaded, Just for Laughs: Stand-Up: Vol. 1: Best of the Uptown Comics|
|TV shows:||Back at the Barnyard, The New Adventures of Old Christine, The Wanda Sykes Show, Premium Blend, Wanda Does It, Wanda at Large, The Downer Channel, The Chris Rock Show, Inside the NFL, Penn Zero: Part-Time Hero|