How Wayne Brady Made More Than A Few Deals To Gain A $12M Net Worth
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How Wayne Brady Made More Than A Few Deals To Gain A $12M Net Worth

Wayne Brady has certainly made a name for himself in Hollywood.

The stand-up comedian-turned-game show host seems to be universally beloved amongst both his extensive worldwide fanbase and his celebrity colleagues.

Wayne Brady — a talented actor, comedian, and host — was born in Columbus, GA, and got his start as a stand-up comedian before getting snatched up for “Whose Line Is It, Anyway?” — where he stayed for several seasons. He’s also a five-time Emmy Award winner, winning the coveted award for his role on “Whose Line Is It, Anyway?” and for his eponymous talk show. He was even nominated for a Grammy back in 2009.

It’s no wonder, then, that he’s earned a $12 million net worth. So, let’s take a look at all the ways he makes his money.

Editorial note: The net worth listed in this piece is a speculative estimate drawn from a variety of online sources. The salary listed in this piece is also a speculative estimate drawn from a variety of online sources.

Wayne Brady: His Net Worth

According to Celebrity Net Worth, Wayne Brady has a net worth of $12 million.

How He Makes His Money

Originally getting his start as a stand-up comedian, Wayne Brady first broke into the mainstream when he was cast in “Whose Line Is It, Anyway?” in 1997, according to IMDb. He would remain on the show until 2007 and was featured in more than 200 episodes.

From there, he went on to star in an eponymous television show, “The Wayne Brady Show,” which started out as a variety show before transitioning into a straight-ahead talk show, per his IMDb page. In 2009, per the show’s IMDb page, Wayne Brady became the host and executive producer of the reboot of the classic game show, “Let’s Make a Deal.” He’s also now starring as the host of the Fox game show, “Game of Talents.”

Real Estate

In 2013, Patch reported that Wayne Brady purchased a condo in Pacific Palisades, CA, for $1.75 million. The three-bedroom, three-bathroom condo also has “stunning oceanfront views.”

In 2018, The Los Angeles Times reported that Wayne Brady sold his Sherman Oaks, CA home for $2.65 million. The home, which was built in the 1950s, had more than 4,000-square-feet of living space and featured five bedrooms and five bathrooms.