Wanda Sykes

Wanda Sykes

Wanda Sykes
Quick Facts About Wanda Sykes
Celebrated Name Wanda Sykes
Age 58 years old
Nick Name Wanda
Birth Name Wanda Yvette Sykes
Birth Date 1964-03-07
Gender Female
Profession American stand-up comedian
Nationality American
Place of Birth Portsmouth, Virginia, the USA
Ethnicity Afro-American
Religion Christianity
Horoscope Pisces
Father Harry Ellsworth Sykes
Mother Marion Louise
Brother Harry
Sexualorientation straight
Marital Status married
Wife Alex Niedbalski
Children 2
Net Worth $12 million
Salary $1 million per year
Height 5 ft 2 inches
Weight 60 Kg
Body Shape apple
Body Measurement 35-25-37 inches
Bra Size 40C (US)
Dress Size 8 (US)
Shoe Size 6 (US)
Hair Color brown
Eye Color black
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Wanda Skyes, a successful American stand-up comedian, is best known for her roles on CBS' The New Adventures of Old Christine (2006–10), HBO's Curb Your Enthusiasm (2001–present), and ABC's Black-ish (2015–present). She has also been recognized for her appearances in the critically acclaimed box-office hit movies like "Monster-in-Law" (2005), "My Super Ex-Girlfriend" (2006), "Evan Almighty" (2007), "License to Wed" (2007), "Rio" (2011), "Ice Age franchise" (2012-2016), and "UglyDolls" (2019).

Who is Wanda Sykes?

Wanda Sykes is an American stand-up comedian, actress, and writer. She is the recipient of the Primetime Emmy Award which she won for her work as a writer on The Chris Rock Show in 1999. She was also the winner of the American Comedy Award for "Funniest Female Stand-Up Comic." in 2001, a Comedy Central Commie Award for "Funniest TV Actress" in 2003, and the GLAAD Stephen F. Kolzak Award in 2010. 


Sykes began her stand-up career at a Coors Light Super Talent Showcase in Washington, DC, where she performed for the first time in front of a live audience in 1987. She currently stars in the Netflix original series "The Upshaws" which premiered on May 12, 2021, with Kim Fields and Mike Epps, and has appeared in the HBO Max comedy series "The Other Two", as well as playing Allegra Durado, a new, powerful, and "messy"-brained partner in a legal firm on Paramount+'s acclaimed "The Good Fight".

What is Wanda Sykes' nationality?

Wanda Sykes was born on 7th March 1964 in Portsmouth, Virginia, the USA. Her birth name is Wanda Yvette Sykes. She holds an American nationality and belongs to the Afro-American ethnicity. Her star sign is Pisces. By religion, she practices Christianity. 

Wanda was born into a well-established family. Her father, Harry Ellsworth Sykes, served as a U.S. Army colonel at the Pentagon, the headquarters building of the United States Department of Defense. Her mom, Marion Louise, was a banker. She was raised in the US state of Maryland along with her elder brother, Harry. 

After completing middle school, Wanda attended Arundel High School in Gambrills, Maryland. After high school, she enrolled at Hampton University, where she earned a Bachelor of Science degree in marketing. 

Who is Wanda Sykes married to?

By sexual orientation, Wanda has been a lesbian since 2008. She is currently in a marital relationship with her wife Alex Niedbalski. She is originally from France and is an entrepreneur and an executive for a natural stone manufacturing company. Wanda had actually met Niedbalski in 2006.

After dating for two years, the couple married in October 2008. The couple welcomed their children, a pair of fraternal twins, a daughter, and a son, named Olivia and Lucas in April 2009. Previously, she was married to record producer Dave Hall from 1991 to 1998.

Wanda Sykes's net worth 

As of July 2022, the net worth of Wanda Sykes is estimated to be US $12 million. As a prominent figure in the comedy world, she has been able to garner a huge income from her multiple careers as a stand-up comedian, actress, and Writer. In a year, she plays in around three films earning around $500 thousand to $1 million. As a writer, she earns around $100,000 per year.


How tall is Wanda Skyes?

Wanda Skyes is 5 ft 2 inches tall and her body weight is around 60 Kg. She has an apple-shaped body figure. Her body measures  35-25-37 inches. This black beauty comedian wears a 40C(US) size bra. The dress size of 8 (US) perfectly fits her body. She feels comfortable wearing 6 US size shoes. She looks really beautiful in her unique curly hair that is brown in color. Likewise, she has a pair of black eyes.

Facts About Wanda Sykes

  • #1 Her first job was as a contracting specialist at the National Security Agency.
  • #2She was a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha.
  • #3She is a pet lover.
  • #4She has been diagnosed with stage zero breast cancer.
  • #5Almond Joy is her favorite candy bar.
  • #6She is a good cook.
  • #7She is interested in playing drums.
  • #8She is allergic to mayonnaise and raw eggs.
  • #9Gardening and vegetable growing are among her favorite hobbies.
  • #10She has a dream to play in a Marvel movie.

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