March 7, 1964
59 years old
5 ft 2 in | 157.5 cm
34-24-36 in | 86.5-61-91.5 cm
57 kg | 125.5 lbs
8 US | 38.5 EU
Wanda Yvette Sykes was born in Portsmouth, Virginia, United States, on March 7, 1964, is an American actress.
Young Wanda Sykes first started performing stand-up comedy at Coors Light Super Talent Showcase in Washington, DC (1987).
She made her big screen debut in absurdist comedy film Tomorrow Night (1998) in role as Wanda (Mel's Date).
She got her television debut in HBO late-night talk show The Chris Rock Show (1997-2000) as Various Characters.
Wanda's breakthrough performance came with her first HBO special "Wanda Sykes: Sick & Tired" (2006).
How tall is Wanda Sykes and what is her weight? Wanda Sykes's height is 5' 2" іn fееt аnd іnсhеѕ or 157.5 іn cеntіmеtrеѕ, her weight is 125.5 іn pоunds or 57 іn kіlоgrаmѕ.
Wanda Sykes is 59 years old.
Wanda Sykes net worth is around 10 million dollars.
Wanda Sykes body measurements are bust-waist-hip 34-24-36 in inches or 86.5-61-91.5 in cеntіmеtrеѕ, her bra size is 34B with cup size B.
She won the BET Comedy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Theatrical Film and was nominated for the Black Reel Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role as Ruby in romantic comedy film Monster-in-Law (2005).
She voiced Granny in animated adventure comedy films:
Ice Age: Continental Drift (2012), for which she was nominated for the BTVA Feature Film Voice Acting Award for Best Vocal Ensemble in a Feature Film
Ice Age: Collision Course (2016)
She played Dr. Karl in comedy films:
Bad Moms (2016)
A Bad Moms Christmas (2017)
She was nominated for the Annie Award for Voice Acting in a Feature Production for her voice role as Stella in animated adventure comedy film Over the Hedge (2006).
Nutty Professor II: The Klumps (2000) science fiction dark comedy as Chantal
Down to Earth (2001) fantasy comedy as Wanda
She voiced Bessy in animated comedy movie Barnyard (2006).
My Super Ex-Girlfriend (2006) superhero romantic comedy as Carla Dunkirk
She voiced Innoko in animated musical fantasy comedy drama film Brother Bear 2 (2006).
Evan Almighty (2007) comedy as Rita Daniels
She voiced Chloe the Canada goose in animated musical adventure comedy film Rio (2011).
Snatched (2017) comedy as Ruth
She voiced Wage in animated musical adventure comedy film UglyDolls (2019).
Breaking News in Yuba County (2021) comedy as Rita
She wrote, produced and starred as Wanda Mildred Hawkins in Fox sitcom Wanda at Large (2003), for which she was nominated for the BET Comedy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series.
She starred in one-hour Comedy Central special Wanda Sykes: Tongue Untied (2003).
She was performer and writer in HBO late-night talk show The Chris Rock Show (1997-2000), for which she won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing for a Variety or Music Program.
She was nominated for two Image Awards for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series for her role as Herself in HBO sitcom Curb Your Enthusiasm (2001-2011).
She was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Character Voice-Over Performance for her voice role as Wanda / Gladys Murphy in television show Crank Yankers (2002–2005; 2019–2021).
She was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Special for HBO special Wanda Sykes: Sick and Tired (2006).
She was nominated for the Gold Derby TV Award for Comedy Guest Actress for her role as Barbara "Barb" Baran in CBS sitcom The New Adventures of Old Christine (2006-2010).
She was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Special for HBO comedy special Wanda Sykes: I'ma Be Me (2009).
She was nominated for the Image Award for Outstanding Character Voice-Over Performance (Television or Theatrical) for her voice role as Shirley B. Awesome in Disney XD animated television series Penn Zero: Part-Time Hero (2015, 2017).
She was nominated for two Primetime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series for her role as Daphne Lido in ABC sitcom Black-ish (2015-2020).
She was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series for her role as Moms Mabley in Amazon Prime Video period comedy drama series The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel (2019) in episode "A Jewish Girl Walks Into the Apollo...".
She was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Writing for a Variety Special and Outstanding Variety Special (Pre-Recorded) for Netflix comedy special Wanda Sykes: Not Normal (2019).
She was nominated for the Black Reel Award for Television for Outstanding Supporting Actress, Comedy Series for her role as Lucretia in Netflix sitcom The Upshaws (2021-2023).
She voiced Phee Genoa in Disney+ animated series Star Wars: The Bad Batch (2023).
She voiced Linda Blake in HBO Max animated mystery horror comedy series Velma (2023).
She co-wrote and starred in Hulu sketch comedy limited series History of the World, Part II (2023).
Attended Arundel High School in Gambrills, Maryland.
Graduated from Hampton University in Virginia (1986), with a Bachelor of Science degree.
Has brother, Harry.
Has English and African-American ancestry.
She won the American Comedy Award for Outstanding Female Stand-Up Comic in 2001.
She won the Comedy Central Commie Award for Funniest TV Actress in 2003.
Published her first book "Yeah, I Said It" in 2004.
She won the GLAAD Stephen F. Kolzak Award in 2010.
She also play the drums.
Good friend with Steve Harvey.
She voiced Frette in video game Tiny Tina's Wonderlands (2022).
She co-hosted the 94th Academy Awards (2022), with Regina Hall and Amy Schumer.
Lives in Los Angeles, California and Cherry Grove, Town of Brookhaven, Suffolk County, New York.
She was married to record producer Dave Hall (1991–1998).
She married Alex Niedbalski in 2008, they have fraternal twins: daughter, Olivia Lou Sykes and son, Lucas Claude Sykes.