|Born Name||Wanda Sykes|
|Birth Place||Portsmouth, Virginia|
|Height||5 feet and 2 inches|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
|Profession||Actress and Comedian|
|Husband||Dave Hall (divorced)|
|Net Worth||$6 million|
|Sibling||Harry Sykes (brother)|
|Parents||Marion Louise (née Peoples) and Harry Ellsworth Sykes|
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Love is revolutionary. It didn’t matter how hard the family and society were for Wanda Sykes when she decided to accept herself. Eventually, she succeeded to enlighten them and proudly came out as a lesbian. We salute the American actress, comedian, and writer Wanda for her valorous spirit. Hence, Wanda Sykes bio is something to look for. Who is Wanda Sykes partner?
Wanda Sykes is famous for her incredible works on The Chris Rock Show, for which she received a Primetime Emmy Award. In 2004, Entertainment Weekly named her as one of the 25 funniest people in America. Besides that, people know her as Barb Baran from the CBS’ The New Adventures of Old Christine.
If you are wondering about Wanda Sykes married life and Wanda Sykes net worth, you stepped into the right place Let’s dig out some exciting details of Wanda Sykes bio, age, family, and wiki!
Wanda Sykes Marriage, Husband, and Wife
Living with something that we are not is a challenging job. Earlier people were rigid about their opinions regarding LGBT. The fear of unacceptance led Wanda Sykes to conceal her sexuality. In 2008, she came out as a proud lesbian at a Same-Sex marriage rally.
Unfamiliar to the world, Wanda tied the knot with her then partner Alex Niedbalski before the rally. Wanda met her current wife Alex who is a French woman in 2006. Breaking all the stereotypes, Wanda and her wife, Alex Niedbalski married in a private ceremony on 25 October 2008. After becoming Wanda Sykes’ wife, Alex Niedbalski changed her name into Alex Sykes.
Caption; Wanda Sykes with partner Alex Niedbalski
Together with her partner, Wanda welcomed fraternal twins in April 2009. Wands shares two children with her wife, Alex. Her wife, Alex gave birth to a boy, Lucas Claude Sykes, and a girl, Olivia Lou Sykes, both on April 27, 2009. Wanda’s parents who previously didn’t support her marriage is now proud grandparents of her children. Isn’t that beautiful?
Before coming out as a lesbian, Wanda stayed in a married relationship with her former husband Dave Hall in 1991. Her ex-husband was none other than the record producer of What’s The 411? – Mary J. Blige‘s debut album. However, Wanda and her husband divorced in 1998.
As of now, Wanda and her partner Alex proudly come out and show their support to the LGBT community. The couple split their time among their homes in Los Angeles, California, and Media, Pennsylvania.
Wanda Sykes Net Worth
Speaking of Wanda Sykes net worth, the actress and comedian have bagged up millions of net worth actively working in the industry since 1987. She has been part of more than a hundred acting ventures, and lives show that has helped her to make her name in the industry.
— Wanda Sykes (@iamwandasykes) January 19, 2017
Caption; Wanda Sykes’s show
In April 2009, Out magazine listed Wanda at 35 in their “Annual Power 50 List”. She has received seven Primetime Emmys nominations with a win in 1999. She has won the American Comedy Award, Comedy Central Commie Award, GLAAD Stephen F. Kolzak Award, and Triumph Awards. But, what is Wanda Sykes net worth?
As of 2018, Wanda Sykes net worth is $6 million.
Wanda Sykes Movies and TV Shows
In 1987, Wanda Sykes started her stand-up career at a Coors Light Super Talent Showcase. Until 1992, she flaunted her talent at NSA. She grabbed her first break after Chris Rock at Caroline’s Comedy Club opened. In 1997, Wanda joined The Chris Rock Show.
Following that, she appeared in Pootie Tang and Curb Your Enthusiasm. Likewise, in 2003, she featured in her own short-lived Fox network sitcom, Wanda at Large. Later, she started hosting an hour-long Comedy Central special, Tongue Untied. Furthermore, she also served as a correspondent for HBO’s Inside the NFL. Moreover, she also presented Comedy Central’s favorite shows Premium Blend, and Wanda Does It.
In 2006, Wanda played Barb in the sitcom The New Adventures of Old Christine. She also appeared as a guest in the Will & Grace episode “Buy, Buy Baby” in 2006. Her first HBO Comedy Special, Wanda Sykes: Sick & Tired premiered in 2006.
Furthermore, in 2009, Wanda hosted a late-night talk show on Saturdays on Fox called The Wanda Sykes Show. Later, her second HBO comedy special, Wanda Sykes: I’ma Be Me came out. In fact, she also voiced over Granny in Ice Age: Continental Drift and Ice Age: Collision Course. Last but not least, she appeared in Amazon’s Alpha House in 2013.
Wanda Sykes Bio/Wiki
Wanda Sykes was born on 7 March 1964 in Portsmouth, Virginia to her parents, Marion Louise (née Peoples) and Harry Ellsworth Sykes. Hence, she is currently 54 years of age.
When Wanda was in her third grade, her family moved to Maryland when she was in third grade. She attended Arundel High School. Later, Wanda graduated from Hampton University in marketing. After her graduation, she began working as a contracting specialist at the National Security Agency.
She is of Afro-American ethnicity. Regarding her build, Wanda has a height of 5 feet and 2 inches.