Damon Wayans and daughter Lisa Thorner


• Cara Mia Wayans is an actress from Los Angeles, California, born April 18, 1987.
• She is the daughter of Damon Wayans, a famous American actor, film writer, producer and stand-up comedian.
• Cara has only three acting credits, including ‘Blankman’ and ‘Dance Flick’.
• She is married and has a son.
• Damon Wayans is known for his roles in films such as ‘The Last Boy Scout’ and ‘Beverly Hills Cop’.


Who is Cara Mia Wayans?

Cara Mia Wayans was born in Los Angeles, California, USA, on April 18, 1987 – her zodiac sign is Aries and she is an American national. She is an actressbut who may only be known as a daughter of Damon Wayans, a famous American actor, film writer, producer and stand-up comedian.

Early life, parents and education

Cara grew up in Los Angeles alongside her sister Kyla and brothers Michael and Damon Wayans Jr., by their father and their mother Lisa Thorner, a former model; Cara’s parents divorced in 2000.

The Wayans family is known for their involvement in the film industry, which also made Cara fall in love with acting.

Her father occasionally took her with him watch him shoot for his movies and TV series, and after showing her interest in acting, Damon cast her to play an extra (Little Girl) in the hit 1994 action-crime comedy “Blankman” directed by Mike Binder, and starring Damon Wayans, David Alan Grier and Robin Givens. It follows an inventor who has become a superhero thanks to his bulletproof suit.

Cara then focused on her education – she attended a local high school in Los Angeles and was interested in a number of activities during her four years there, including dancing, singing and practicing creative writing. She enrolled in 2005 and since she has not spoken about her further education, most people believe that Cara did not go to university.

Cara’s acting career

Cara only has three acting credits, including the aforementioned movie “Blankman”. In 2001, she played both Shante and Bre in three episodes of the family comedy series “My Wife and Kids”, created by her father Damon, who also starred in it alongside Tisha Campbell and George Gore II. It follows Michael Kyle who wants to live a normal life, but his two daughters, son and wife make this impossible; the series aired from 2001 to 2005 and won 11 of the 47 awards it was nominated for.

Cara also played an extra (Club Girl) in the 2009 musical action comedy film “Dance Flick” directed by Damien Dante Wayans, starring Marlon and Shawn Wayans and Shoshana Bush.

The film follows street dancer Thomas Uncles who has fallen in love with fellow dancer Megan White, while the two are now competing in a major dance competition.

Cara has since stayed out of the media’s attention and it remains unknown what she has been up to for the past 12 years.

Love life and husband

Cara prefers to keep the details of her love life to herself but still uploaded a few pictures on her Instagram account that show her spending time with her man but

has not shared any details about him with the public, and thus his name and occupation remain unknown.

According to rumors circulating on the internet, Cara and her other half exchanged vows sometime in the mid-2000s and in October 2021, she uploaded a photo on her Instagram account, which was created minutes after she gave birth to their son Damon Ivory.

Cara has not mentioned any other men she may have been with, and as of December 2021 she is apparently married and has a son.

Hobbies and other interests

Very active on Instagram, Cara is now followed by more than 10,000 people on the network, while she has uploaded more than 250 photos, most of them taken during her daily life.

Cara loves summer, she enjoys sunbathing on the beach, drinking cocktails and playing beach volleyball.

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She loves to travel and has apparently been all over the US for both work and pleasure while also visiting a number of European countries including France and Germany.

She is a talented painter and pictures of some of her works can be found on her Instagram account.

Cara has her own favorite actors and actresses, including Will Smith, Denzel Washington, and Lupita Nyong’o, while some of her favorite movies include “Independence Day,” “I Am Legend,” and “Seven Pounds.”

Age, height and power

Kara is 34 years old. She has long brown hair and brown eyes, is 1.7 m tall and weighs about 60 kg.

As of December 2021, her net worth is estimated to be over $100,000 while her father Damon’s ability is reportedly over $35 million.

Who is her father Damon Wayans?

Damon Kyle Wayans was born in New York City, USA, on September 4, 1960 – his zodiac sign is Virgo and he is an American national. He has appeared in over 40 films and TV series and has also written, produced and directed many of them; Damon is probably still best known today for his portrayal of Jimmy Dix, one of the lead characters in the 1991 action comedy film “The Last Boy Scout.” It was directed by Tony Scott, also starred Bruce Willis and Chelsea Field, and follows the death of a protected female witness, while her boyfriend and a private investigator are now investigating a corrupt politician who may be behind this.

Damon was raised in New York City alongside his four brothers and five sisters, by their father Howell Stouten Wayans, who was a supermarket manager, and their mother Elvira Alethia (née Green), who was a singer and social worker. Damon attended Murry Bergtraum High School, and that was during his four years there he became interested in stand-up comedy and acting; he enrolled in 1978 and did not attend college.

He began his career as a comedian in 1982, when he began performing in New York City bars and clubs; in 1984 he was an extra in the popular action comedy “Beverly Hills Cop”, starring Eddie Murphy. Damon attracted attention in 1985 and 1986 when he played comedy on the show “Saturday Night Live”, and between April 1990 and 1992 he starred in the comedy series “In Living Color”.

Some of Damon’s next notable appearances were in the 1995 comedy film “Major Payne”, the 1996 comedy film “Celtic Pride” and the 1996 sports comedy “The Great White Hype”.

Damon starred in the 2000 satirical comedy film ‘Bamboozled’ while in 2006 he starred in the comedy series ‘The Underground’. He retired from stand-up comedy on November 12, 2015, while his most recent role was his portrayal of Roger Murtaugh, in 55 episodes of the action-crime comedy “Lethal Weapon”, between 2016 and 2019.

For his acting skills, Damon has won two of the 18 awards he has been nominated for; he won a 2002 People’s Choice Award for Favorite Male Performer in a New Television Series and a 2004 BET Comedy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series, both for his performance in “My Wife and Kids”.

Damon learned in January 2013 that he suffers from type 2 diabetes.