Lena Waithe Age, Net Worth, Wife, Family & Biography

lena waithe

Net Worth $15 Million
Name Lena Waithe
Date of Birth 17 May 1984
Age 38 Years Old
Gender Female

Lena Waithe Net Worth

$15 Million

Lena Waithe known as Lena Diane Waithe is an American actress, screenwriter, producer and model. As of 2022, Lena Waithe’s net worth is $15 million. She began her career at a very young age by being an assistant to the executive producer of an American sitcom called ‘Girlfriends’.

She is best known for creating television serials elucidating the trials and tribulations of Black History like ‘Them’ and ‘Us’. She has written, produced and been a part of many series, web series, films, and Youtube videos. She is one of the top comedians in the industry and is very active on social media. She has a huge fan following.

Lena Waithe Wiki/Biography

Born on 17 May 1984, Lena Waithe’s age is 38 Years Old as of 2022. She was born and brought up in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Lena Waithe belongs to a working-class African-American family from Chicago. She is an American by Nationality.

She completed her elementary education from Magnet School which was a predominantly African-American School and later went to Chute Middle School in Evanston and Evanston Township High School, Illinois.

She completed her higher education from Columbia College in Chicago. She earned a graduation degree in Cinema and Television arts from there. She was working in major retail outlets like Best Buy and Blockbuster before she decides to move to Los Angeles in search of a better future.

Name Lena Waithe
Full Name Lena Diane Waithe
Net Worth $15 Million
Date of Birth 17 May 1984
Age 38 Years Old
Birth Place Chicago, Illinois, United States
Currently Live in Chicago
Profession Actress, Screenwriter, Producer and Model
Debut Film: Save Me (2011)
Television Series: The Comeback (2014)
Years Active 2007 – Present
Famous Role Denise in TV Series Master of None (2015)
Nationality American
Religion Christian
Ethnicity African-American
Hometown Chicago, Illinois
Zodiac Sign Taurus
School/High School Turner-Drew Language Academy, United States
Chute Middle School, Evanston, Illinois, United States
Evanston Township High School, Illinois, United States
College/University Columbia College, Chicago
Education Qualification Graduate

Family, Wife & Relationships

Her mother’s name is Ethel Laverne and her father’s name is Mr. Waithe but they divorced when Lena was very young. Her father died when she was only 14. She has an elder sister too but her details aren’t known.

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Lena Waithe with her Mother

Lena Waithe’s relationship status is divorced. She got married to Alana Mayo in 2019. However, the couple separated in 2020. It is not known if she is currently dating anybody.

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Lena Waithe with her Ex Wife
Father Name Mr. Waithe
Mother Name Ethel Laverne
Brother Name
Sister Name
Girlfriend Alana Mayo
Marital Status Divorced
Wife Alana Mayo

Physical Appearance

Lena Waithe is a beautiful woman with a charming personality. She has an appealing figure. She is 5 feet and 7 inches tall and weighs around 68 Kg. Her hair colour is black and she has mesmerizing black eyes.

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Height (approx) in centimeters: 173 cm
in meters: 1.73 m
in feet inches: 5’ 7”
Weight (approx) in kilograms: 68 kg
in pounds: 150 lbs
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Black


lena Waith is originally from Chicago but she moved to Los Angeles in pursuit of a better life. She began her film career as an assistant to the executive producers of a sitcom called Girlfriends (2000).

After that, she got a small role in a series called Comeback which was produced by Lisa Kudrow. Lena always wanted to be a writer and hence she became a writer for a television series called Bones. This series ran from 2005 – 2017.

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In 2011, she write a hit video called ‘Shit Black Girls Say’. The video went viral. She was also a writer for Nickleodean series called called How to Rock. In 2014 she co produced a movie called ‘Dear White People’.

She has appeared in a Youtube series called Twenties. This series was also written by Waithe. She has also written and directed a short movie called ‘Save Me’. In 2013 she wrote a web series called ‘Hello Cupid’.

In 2015, she wrote a series called ‘The Chi’ which was about a black man’s coming of age story. In 2015 she was in thenEtfkix series called Master of None. In 2019, she wrote and produced a movie called Queen and Slim. In 2020 she became the voice over artist for a Disney Movie called Onward.

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