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|Born||Daphne Sharmaine Denise Polk
May 21, 1971
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
|Residence||Los Angeles, California, U.S.|
|Spouse(s)||Keenen Ivory Wayans (2001–2005)|
|Children||Jolie Ivory Imani Wayans
Nala Yasmeen Ivory Wayans
Keenen Ivory Wayans
Bella Ivory Aziza Wayans
Daphne Ivory Shiva Wayans
Daphne Wayans (born May 21, 1971) is an American television personality and relationship expert. She is best known as the former wife of Keenen Ivory Wayans, creator of the FOX sketch comedy In Living Color.
Daphne was raised in Inglewood, California and attended Westchester High School in Los Angeles. She has a strong interest in fashion and attended Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising in Irvine, California, a for-profit private college that educates students for the Fashion, Entertainment, Beauty, Interior Design, and Graphic Design industries.
Daphne first met Keenen through their mutual friend, actor Eddie Murphy. The couple has 5 children together: Jolie, Nala, Keenen Jr, Bella and Daphne. The couple divorced in 2005 but remain close friends.
Daphne currently serves on the board of the New Village Leadership Academy, a private elementary school located in Calabasas, California, which was founded by actor Will Smith and his wife Jada Pinkett-Smith.
On September 12, 2012, television network VH1 announced the addition of Daphne to the cast of the reality television series Hollywood Exes. Although she had been part of the original cast who pitched the show to VH1, she decided not to appear in the first season.
The cast of Hollywood Exes.
- Hollywood Exes Renewed For A Second Season, Adds Daphne Wayans To The Cast. VH1 Retrieved 2013-04-03.
- Contributors, Daphne Wayans. Recessionista Retrieved 2013-04-18.
- EXCLUSIVE: Daphne Wayans Is Excited To Join Season 2 Of Hollywood Exes; Hopes To Change The Trajectory Of Reality TV. Reality Tea Retrieved 2013-04-03.
- Dishing The Dirt With 'Hollywood Exes' Star Daphne Wayans Starpulse. Retrieved 2013-04-30.
- Mz Mahogany Interview: Daphne Wayans – Newest Member of Hollywood Exes Reality Show Mahogany Chic. Retrieved 2013-04-03.
- Schoolmaster Jada Pinkett Smith Looking To Open High School. Huffington Post Retrieved 2013-04-03.
- http://www.cuisinenoirmag.com/featured/daphne-wayans-bringing-a-healthier-twist-for-the-holidays/2013/11/29/Daphne Wayans: Bringing a Healthier Twist for the Holidays/