Damon Wayans Jr. is a comedy icon from a household of comedy icons. His dad Damon Wayans in addition to his uncles (often called the Wayans Brothers) have been making audiences snicker for generations. Naturally, Damon Jr. adopted into the household enterprise, and he’s a profitable comic himself. He’s starred in sitcoms like Completely satisfied Endings and New Woman, and he’s additionally appeared in motion pictures like Let’s Be Cops and lent his voice for the Pixar hit Massive Hero 6. He additionally co-hosts the sport present Raid the Cage with Jeannie Mai, which returns on Wednesday, January 3.
For almost a decade, Damon has had his spouse Samara Saraiva supporting him alongside the best way. Whereas the couple have largely stored their relationship non-public, the comedian does often reveal particulars about their love in interviews. Get to know extra about Samara right here.
How Did Damon Meet Samara?
Whereas he didn’t get too into specifics, Damon did open up about how he met Samara at a “random dinner in Miami” throughout a 2020 interview on the We Live Entertainment podcast. Regardless that the pair clearly labored out, he defined that it wasn’t an instantaneous connection. “We didn’t actually click on that night time. We talked somewhat bit, however they had been making an attempt to set me up together with her cousin and me and her didn’t actually get alongside both. Not in a foul approach, simply completely different type of folks,” he stated, by way of CinemaBlend.
He defined that though they didn’t “get alongside” at first, the subsequent time they noticed one another, she was playful. “. The subsequent night time I’m going to this get together, she’s on the get together. She’s like, ‘Damon, hey.’ I stroll as much as her to go give her a hug and he or she knees me within the balls. Then I backhand her within the vagina [lightly] and he or she laughed,” he joked. “I’m like, ‘Oh my god, this lady’s a psycho.’ We’ve been rising sturdy ever since.”
They’ve Been Married Since 2016
After their hilarious meet-cute, the pair did hit it off. A lot so, that Damon and Samara ended up getting married in 2016. Regardless of being married to a celebrity, Samara has largely stored herself non-public, however she has often joined Damon for crimson carpet occasions, like on the 2014 premiere of Let’s Be Cops.
Damon Stated That Samara Impressed Him in ‘Completely satisfied Collectively’
Damon revealed that Samara helped him get into character for his present Completely satisfied Collectively. He admitted that he does often take issues from his personal life and pitch it for the present. “I do put a variety of how my character feels about my spouse within the present. I pull that from precise relationship. I’m loopy about my spouse. I feel she’s superior, and now we have a variety of enjoyable collectively,” he stated in a Build Series interview.
Damon Has 2 Children With His Ex
Moreover being a husband to Samara, Damon can also be a loving dad to 2 women. He has two daughters together with his ex Aja Metoyer, per The Los Angeles Times. The comic has stated that he and his ex actually solely talk to co-parent their women.