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Meet Amai Zackary Wayans – Marlon Wayans' Daughter With Ex-Wife Angelica Zachary

Published Mon Dec 02 2019 By DGM
Meet Amai Zackary Wayans – Marlon Wayans' Daughter With Ex-Wife Angelica Zachary

Amai Zackary Wayans is a celebrity kid and the daughter of the famous American actor, film producer, and comedian, Marlon Wayans with his ex-wife, Angelica Zachary. She was born on the 24th of May 2000, in New York of the United States.

The name 'Amai' is derived from Japanese origin which means 'sweet'. And as for the name 'Zackary', it is the modern form of the name Zachary which means 'God has remembered'. Here are some facts about her:

Parents' Net Worth

Amai comes from a very rich Parents and a renown celebrity and his former spouse. Marlon Wayans, her father, holds a massive net worth of $40 million from his multiple successful career as an actor, writer, producer, director, and comedian. Her mother, Angelica Zachary, also has an estimated net worth of $3 million which she accumulated from her divorce settlement with Wayans.

Split of Parents

Amai Zackary Wayans's parents were previously married for over two decades from 1992 to 2013. The two quickly walked down the aisle back in 1992 after dating for some time. They had some good and happy moments from their time together. 

A picture of Amai's parents; Marlon Wayans and Angelica Zachary.
Amai's parents; Marlon Wayans and Angelica Zachary.
Picture Source: The Frisky

During their marital life of 21 years, the former couple was blessed with two wonderful children: daughter Amai and son Shawn. Despite having two children as the symbol of their relationship, they divorced and called it off for good back in 2013. Though they are no longer married, they are still in good terms and come together whenever necessary to raise their kids. 

Younger Brother - Shawn Howell Wayans

As mentioned earlier, the 19 years old daughter of Angelica has a younger brother Shawn Howell Wayans from her parents. He was born on the 3rd of February, 2002, in New York, United States as the youngest member of the family. 

A picture of Amai with her dad and younger brother Shawn.
Amai with her dad and younger brother Shawn.
Image Source: Marlon Wayans' Instagram

Currently 17, the teenager is a very skilled and talented basketball player playing for Buckley High School boys team. His father very often uploads videos of him hooping and breaking ankles of defenders with his skills.

Is Openly Gay

Amai Zackary Wayans has been very open to the world that she is openly gay. Yes, and her father also supports her sexuality and does everything he could to make his daughter happy. Back in June, Marlon took it to his Instagram to wish his daughter for pride month. In the picture, Zackary was wearing a rainbow pair of sneakers which usually represents support for LGBT community.

A picture of The picture posted by Marlon Wayans to wish his daughter for Pride month.
The picture posted by Marlon Wayans to wish his daughter for Pride month.
Image Source: Instagram@marlonwayans

In the picture, some fans commented negatively saying he shouldn't let his daughter decide her sexuality as such a young age. Addressing them, he also defended his daughter by saying that she is 19 and can think about herself now and we should love her for who she is and not for whom people want her to be. She is very much loved and supported by her dad in every step of her life.

Studying at University of Southern California

Earlier this year, the 'Fifty Shades of Black' star also announced that his beautiful daughter got accepted to the University of Southern California which is a very reputed university in California. He congratulated his daughter and posted a picture of his reaction of hearing the good news through face time with his child.

No Social Media Presence

Unlike her father, Amai Zackary Wayans is not present on social platforms like Instagram and Twitter. Maybe she is focusing more on her studies currently and doesn't want much interaction with the social world. The only way to get a glimpse of her is through her daddy's Instagram as he very frequently uploads her pictures and videos.

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