Wayne Brady

Celebrity

Biography

  • Birth Name: Wayne Alphonso Brady
  • Birth Place: Orlando, FL
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 06/02/1972, Gemini
  • Profession: TV host; actor; comedian; singer
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Wayne Brady Fast Facts:
  • Got his showbiz start playing Tigger at Disney World in Orlando; passed out from the heat on his first day in costume.
  • Won Daytime Emmys for Outstanding Talk Show Host in both 2003 and '04, for his self-titled chatfest.
  • Played Billy Flynn in Chicago on Broadway in 2004.
  • Released a holiday song, "Beautiful," in 2005.
  • Became a celebrity friend of the Ronald McDonald House Charities in 2007.
  • Received a Grammy nomination for Best Traditional R&B Vocal Performance for "A Change Is Gonna Come," a single from his 2008 debut album A Long Time Coming.
  • Has used his improvisation skills in numerous TV shows, including Whose Line Is It Anyway? (1998-2007) and Trust Us With Your Life (2012).
  • Wayne Brady Relationships:
  • Mandie Taketa Brady - Ex-wife
  • Wayne Brady - Father
  • Maile Masako Brady - Daughter
  • Wayne Brady Awards:
  • 2002 Emmy: Outstanding Individual Performance in a Variety or Music Program - Nominee
  • 2001 Emmy: Outstanding Individual Performance in a Variety or Music Program - Nominee
  • 2003 Emmy: Outstanding Individual Performance in a Variety or Music Program - Winner

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