||Has seven grandchildren.
||Was diagnosed with type II Diabetes in 2013.
||Granddaughter, Ava Marie Jean, was born February 13, 2014.
||Friend of Michael Jordan.
||Is the author of "Bootleg," a humorous compilation of his own observations with regards to family, children, marriage and politics. The book quickly reached the New York Times Bestseller List in 1999.
||Michael Kyle, his character on My Wife and Kids (2001), was ranked #27 in TV Guide's list of the "50 Greatest TV Dads of All Time" [20 June 2004 issue].
||While filming Earth Girls Are Easy (1988), it took approximately 2-1/2 hours for him and co-stars Jeff Goldblum and Jim Carrey to be suited up as the aliens.
||Along with co-stars Jeff Goldblum and Jim Carrey, his voice was dubbed in certain scenes for Earth Girls Are Easy (1988).
||Children: Damon Wayans Jr. (b. 1982), Michael Wayans (b. 1985), Cara Mia Wayans (b. 1987), and Kyla Wayans (b. 1991).
||Brother of Dwayne Wayans, Keenen Ivory Wayans, Kim Wayans, Nadia Wayans, Marlon Wayans and Shawn Wayans. Also has sisters Elvira, Diedre, and Vonnie. Cousin of Craig Wayans. Uncle of Damien Dante Wayans.