Mandie Taketa Biography
(Actress, Wayne Brady’s Wife)
Birthday: March 3, 1976 (Pisces)
Born In: Hawaii
Mandie Adell Taketa is an American actress, fitness model, yoga instructor, and martial artist. She is the former wife of comedian and actor Wayne Brady. A native of Hawaii, Taketa was trained in martial arts by her father and from a young age, had been competing and refereeing in martial arts tournaments. She was also interested in dancing and ultimately received a full dance scholarship from the University of Hawaii. However, she chose to travel to Los Angeles and pursue a career in dancing and acting. In 2007, she made her acting debut in the independent comedy film ‘ManBand! the Movie’. Taketa married Brady in April 1999. They have a daughter together who was born in February 2003. After their divorce in April 2008, they decided to raise their daughter together. For this reason, she eventually moved to Brady’s neighbourhood. Taketa is not an active social media user. She does have an Instagram account where she posts sporadically.