Biography - A Short Wiki
It is infinitely more difficult for women to make a name for themselves as a comedian and an actor, due to the inherent sexism in the industry and audience. However, there are a few women who have battled that sexism through thick and thin and have come out on top of their profession. Wanda Sykes, the American actor, and comedian is one such woman.
Here is a short summary of Wanda Sykes' career:
Wanda eventually grew tired of the five years’ worth of work at the National Security Agency and decided to try her hand at a talent showcasing stage. Her first performance, in front of an actual audience, then took place in the year 1987. She continued performing locally until she started staying at New York City in 1992.
|Husband/Spouse (Name):||Alex Sykes (m. 2008), Dave Hall (m. 1991–1998)|
|Children/Kids||Yes (Olivia Lou Sykes, Lucas Claude Sykes)|
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Nationality, Net Worth and Other Facts
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|Full/Real Name||Wanda Yvette Sykes|
|Age (as of today)||59 years|
|Date of Birth||March 7, 1964|
|Place of Birth||Portsmouth, Virginia, United States|
|Height||1.57 m, 5 feet 2 inches|
|Weight||55 kg, 121.5 lbs|
|Net Worth / Wealth||$8 million|
|Occupation||Actress, Comedian, Writer|
Height, Weight, and Age
Wanda Sykes' height is not very tall measuring 1.57 m. The actress weighs 55 kg. As of today, December 9, 2023, Wanda Sykes is 59 years old.
"I tried theatre. I played Miss Hannigan for a short run of Annie at a regional theatre. That was fun. I enjoyed it! I enjoy theatre and have so much respect for theatre actors."Wanda Sykes
"I think sometimes celebrities can hurt a candidate. You don't want people to judge them on your last project."Wanda Sykes
"When I'm not on T.V. or working on a movie, I'm on the road doing stand-up. That's my roots."Wanda Sykes
"I guess because of my act, people think that I say things they want to say, and that they can just come up and say anything to me."Wanda Sykes
"I was working at the NSA. I don't know, I was just bored. I just knew that's not what I was supposed to be doing with my life."Wanda Sykes