Marlon Wayans Net Worth

Marlon Wayans is a rapper and has a net worth of $7 million dollars. He was born in 1986, and is of African-American and Jamaican descent. He is most well known for his roles in the movies, Scary Movie and Scary Movie 2. He also starred in the comedy series, White Chicks.


Marlon Wayans is a well-known comedian. He started using Instagram back in 2015 and has over 200 thousand followers to his page. He also has his own podcast called “Marlo Vision” in 2018.

His work has won several awards and he was nominated for four Academy Awards in 2002 including Best Supporting Actor, for the movie ‘Scary Movie 2’.

Early Life

Marlon Wayans is the son of Howell Stouten Wayans and homemaker and Elvira Alethia. He is the youngest of four children.

His siblings are the children of the actor and singer Dwayne Wayne who started the D&B group The Family Entertainment.


He then made his feature-film debut in 1994’s ‘A Night in the Hood’ where he played a student leader that helped to break the tension between two groups of gang members.

He starred in a skit with Lars Ulrich in the 2000 MTV Video Music Awards (also known as the MTV Video Music Awards 2000) in New York City, on September 7, 2000, hosted by Shawn Michaels.

Marlon released another notable film out of the comedy genre was the action-adventure-sci-fi-fantasy film ‘G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra’ that released on August 7, 2009.

The film follows Christian (Wayans) as he falls in love and attempts to woo the most important person in his life, Vivienne (Sambou).

In the first season of this American comedy television series, on NBC, he played the title character on this sitcom. He starred in his own sitcom, ‘Marlon’, an American comedy television series that premiered on NBC on August 16, 2017, and ran for ten episodes in the first season till September 13, 2017.

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In his career, he’s worked with greats like Kevin Spacey, Charlie Sheen, Snoop Dogg, and his ex-wife, Tisha Campbell.

Favorite Quotes From Marlon Wayans 

To be successful means to be working hard and to try to walk your walk every day. It is very difficult to live your dream when you are not working hard and trying to walk your walk every day.

You gotta give the dude credit. Wayans is an amazing, creative actor, but he’s not very funny. His way of being funny doesn’t work in stand-up. If you are going to be funny, you have to be funny. You can’t just be a talker. And that’s a good thing.

“My personal favorite movies are ‘The Blair Witch Project’ and ‘Blair Witch Project.’” Wayans has a unique way of describing his two favorite movies of all time. He even mentions that he used to make home movies using the ‘Blair Witch’ format (an early type of video camera that used a piece of tape as the film). Although we don’t know whether he actually made home movies, there is a sense of him doing so.

When I was in elementary school I was going to be valedictorian, but it didn’t work out because of the fights. I was smart back in the day, now I’m just an idiot.
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3 Life Lessons From Marlon Wayans 

– The people who are born into wealth usually spend it or invest it for the people who come after.

– Wealth is not only money, but also fame and happiness.

– There are many ways to become wealthy.

– One of the most important things I have learned while reading this book is that money will not make you happy.

– It will not make you a better person.

– Only when you work hard to become wealthy can you be truly happy.

– If you want to achieve anything, you have to work hard; and if you want to become wealthy, you have to work harder.

1. Live a Life True To Yourself

But, I am not yet at my end of the road. I have yet a little while to enjoy the fruits of my labors, so let me be of some service to those who are traveling the same road as I’m traveling. Let me be of some service to others, that I may continue to enjoy life and have the courage and strength to live my life as it is true to me.

2. Express Your Emotions

Life is a great lesson. You would learn so much from it. Don’t try to pretend like you don’t feel it. It’s okay to have feelings.

3. Better Done Than Perfect

There’s no reason to feel ashamed of your mistakes, just look to the future.


Marlon Wayans came to the big screen from the mid 90’s to the early 00’s where he starred in projects like ‘Scary Movie’, ‘Lethal Weapon’ and ‘How to Be a Player’. He went on to star in movies like ‘Scary Movie 3’, ‘The Wood’ and ‘White Chicks’.

He also debuted another sitcom ‘Bromance’ on FOX in 2015 and the show was canceled in 2017 after just two seasons.

Marlon Wayans has a net worth of $40 million dollars as of July 22, 2022.

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