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FULL NAME: Wayne Alphonso Brady
HOMETOWN: Columbus, Georgia
BIRTHDAY: June 2, 1972
AGE: 52
BIO: Wayne Brady became one of the biggest names in television personalities in the early 2000s. He’s notoriously known for being a regular on Whose Line Is It Anyway? Hosting the talk show series The Wayne Brady Show, as well as the game shows Don’t Forget the Lyrics!, and Let’s Make a Deal. In recent years, Brady has been featured on both Dancing With the Stars and The Masked Singer.

In the 2000’s Brady appeared in the Broadway revival of Chicago. Around this time Brady also ventured into music being featured on multiple tracks, as well as releasing his own. In his career, Brady has won one Primetime Emmy Award, four DayTime Emmy Awards, released two studio albums, and has acted in numerous theater, film, and television productions.

In 1993, Brady married Diana Lasso, whom he divorced in 1995. He later married dancer Mandie Taketa. The couple share one child, Maile Masako Brady. They separated in 2006 and Taketa filed for divorce in 2007.

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