Keenen Wayans, who had more than 20 credits as an actor, directed seven and produced 14 films, became a great example for his siblings.
In the 1980s, He worked as a comedian in TV shows.
Wayans’ debut was in “I'm Gonna Git You Sucka”. He worked alongside with some of his brothers.
Best Known For
Keenen comes from a talented family and became famous as a comedian. The army of his admirers grew up after appearing “Scary Movie” on the screen.
He hosted “The Keenen Ivory Wayans Show”.
His own show “In Living Color” received Emmy prize just after a year of screening.
He is a follower of Jehovah’s Witnesses.
His parents were strict believers. Because of the faith and rules, children were not allowed to play with their neighbors.
Keenen is straight. He married Daphne Polk in 2001. The couple gave a birth to five children: Bella, Daphne, Nala, Jolie, and Keenen Jr. Their marriage broke up in 2005 but they are still in good relations.
Two years later, he started dating Brittany Daniel. They were together until 2013.
Worth To Known
He received a scholarship for university entrance at the Faculty of Engineering.
Keenen’s parents were beside themselves with rage when Keenan dropped his studies shortly before graduation and, using the skills obtained in the student theater, began to perform as a variety comedian. However, when his career went uphill, the parents advised younger children to follow the example of their successful brother.