Born In: Columbus, Georgia, United States
Wayne Brady is a popular American actor, comedian, singer, and TV personality. Best known for his work in the improvisational comedy show 'Whose Line Is It Anyway?', he has acted in a few films as well such as 'Going to the Mat' and 'Stuart Little 3: Call of the Wild'. Brady started acting in community theater at the age of sixteen. After completing his studies, he moved to Los Angeles from Florida. Soon, he started appearing in the comedy show 'Whose Line Is It Anyway?', for which he earned much popularity and appreciation. His performance won him an Emmy Award as well. He then proceeded to play important as well as minor roles in several TV shows. He appeared in an important role in the comedy TV series 'How I Met Your Mother' playing the role of James Stinson. He has also played guest roles in shows such as 'Robot Chicken!' and 'American Dad'. He did voice role in the animated TV series 'The Loud House'. The show became a hit and also won multiple awards. As a socially conscious citizen, he is involved with the Ronald McDonald House Charities, a nonprofit organization whose mission is to promote well being of children.
Also Known As: Wayne Alphonso Brady
Spouse/Ex-: Diana Lasso (m. 1993–1995), Mandie Taketa (m. 1999–2008)
Born Country: United States
City: Columbus, Georgia
Wayne Alphonso Brady was born on June 2, 1972, in Columbus, Georgia to Wayne Brady and Lindamarie. He was raised by his grandmother Valerie Peterson. He is a second cousin of the American footballer Jozy Altidore.
Wayne Brady began his career as a performer in the British version of the comedy show 'Whose Line Is It Anyway?' Later he starred in the American version for which he earned considerable popularity. He won the Emmy Award in 2003, for his outstanding work in the show.
Wayne Brady was married to Diana Lasso form 1993 to 1995. Later he married dancer Mandie Taketa in 1999. They had a daughter named Maile Masako Brady in 2003. They divorced in 2008.
He used to stutter and also suffered from severe anxiety as a child as a result of being bullied. He stated in 2014, that he suffers from clinical depression. He added that he suffered a mental breakdown on his 42nd birthday.
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