- 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).
- 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
- Mandie Taketa Brady — Ex-wife
- Maile Masako Brady — Daughter
- Wayne Brady — Father
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- Birth Name: Wayne Alphonso Brady
- Birth Place: Orlando, FL
- Profession: TV host, Actor, Comedian, Singer
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