Wanya Morris

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Wanya Morris
Wanya Morris cropped.jpg
Background information
Birth name Wanyá Jermaine Morris
Born (1973-07-29) July 29, 1973 (age 43)
Origin Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Genres R&B, soul, new jack swing
Occupation(s) Singer
Instruments Vocals
Years active 1988–present
Labels Motown, Universal, Arista,Boyz ll Men/Koch, Decca/UMG
Associated acts Boyz II Men
Nathan Morris
Michael McCary
Shawn Stockman
Website http://www.boyziimen.com

Wanyá Jermaine Morris (born July 29, 1973) is an American R&B singer, best known as a member of the R&B group Boyz II Men. He grew up in the Richard Allen neighborhood of Philadelphia.[1]

Personal life[edit]

Morris previously dated R&B singer Brandy in the mid '90s.[2]

He currently resides in New Jersey with his wife and children.[3]

Dancing with the Stars[edit]

On March 8, 2016, Morris was announced as one of the celebrities who would compete on season 22 of Dancing with the Stars. He was partnered with professional dancer Lindsay Arnold.[4] Morris and Arnold made it to the semifinals of the show, but were then eliminated and finished the competition in fourth place overall, despite having the highest accumulative average at the time of their elimination.[5]


Unofficial Solo Projects[edit]

  • Millennium Renaissance (Compilation) (March 7, 2000)
  • Unreleased (Mix Tape)(June 4, 2007)


  • "Happy in Hell" (with Colt Ford (Declaration of Independence)


  1. ^ "Wanya Morris". Boyz II Men Official website. Retrieved 14 July 2009. 
  2. ^ "Brandy Talks Falling In Love With Boys II Men’s Wanya, Faux Marriage & Tragic Accident On VH1′s Behind The Music", Necole Bitchie, April 26, 2012.
  3. ^ Wanya Morris biography, Boyz II Men Official website.
  4. ^ "'Dancing With the Stars' 2016: Season 22 Celebrity Cast Revealed Live on 'GMA'". ABC News. March 8, 2016. Retrieved March 8, 2016. 
  5. ^ "'Dancing with the Stars' Recap: Semifinals, Trio Dances and 2 More Go Home". buddytv.com. Retrieved May 16, 2016. 

External links[edit]