Who is Angelica Zachary?

Angelica Zachary was born in New York State, USA in 1972 – her exact date of birth remains undisclosed, but her zodiac sign is believed to be Scorpio, and she holds American nationality. She’s an actress who’s probably known best for being the former wife of Marlon Wayans, a famous American actor, film writer, producer and comedian.

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Early life and education

Angelica was raised in New York State by her parents about whom only a little is known, because she respects their privacy; it’s widely believed that her father was a lawyer, and that her mother was an accountant. Angelica hasn’t spoken of having any siblings, and is thus believed to be an only child.

She was interested in numerous activities while attending a local high school, while she was mostly focused on playing sports with her peers, and practicing acting with the school drama club.

Angelica matriculated in 1990 and then enrolled at college, from which she graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in 1994.

Angelica’s career

Angelica is highly secretive and prefers to keep the details of her career away from the media’s attention. It’s only known that she portrayed a supporting character in the 1988 action crime comedy movie “I’m Gonna Git You Sucka”, written and directed by Keenen Ivory Williams, who also starred in it, alongside Bernie Casey and Antonio Fargas.

It follows a black man who wants to become a hero, and has reunited former black heroes to help him stop Mr. Big; the movie was nominated for an Image Award for Outstanding Motion Picture.

It’s widely believed that Angelica has been focused on being a housewife since she gave birth to her and Marlon’s first child.

Love life and marriage with Marlon Wayans

Angelica and Marlon began dating in 1992, and Angelica gave birth to their daughter Amai Zackary Wayans on 24 May 2000; their son Shawn Howell Wayans followed on 3 February 2002.

Neither Angelica nor Marlon have shared the exact date of their wedding, but it’s believed that they exchanged vows in 2005, in a large ceremony attended by many of their friends and family members; they divorced in 2013. In 2018, Marlon referred to Angelica as his ‘ex-wife’, however, in 2021, he stated that he had never married.

Angelica hasn’t spoken of any other men whom she has perhaps been with, while it’s widely known that Marlon’s today in a relationship with Jennifer Hudson, a popular American actress and singer.

As of April 2022, Angelica seems to be single, was apparently married to Marlon Wayans, and has two children with him.

Hobbies and other interests

Angelica is physically very active and has multiple training sessions at the gym every week; she’s also following a strict diet, and some of her fans believe her to be a vegetarian.

She’s into travelling, and has been all around the US, having often kept Marlon company during his red carpet events. She’s also been to a couple of European countries, and her dream travel destination is London, England.

Angelica’s a lover of animals, with her favorites being cats and dolphins.

She has her own favorite actors and actresses, some of whom are Samuel L. Jackson, Halle Berry and Julia Roberts, while a couple of her favorite movies include “Kingsman: The Secret Service”, “Catwoman” and “Runaway Bride”.

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Age, height and net worth

Angelica is either 49 or 50 years old. She has long brown hair which she sometimes dyes blonde, her height is 5ft 5ins (1.65m) and she weighs around 120lbs (55kgs).

As of April 2022, Angelica’s net worth stands at more than $1 million, while her former husband Marlon’s net worth has been estimated at over $40 million.

Who is Marlon Wayans?

Marlon Lamont Wayans was born in New York City, USA on 23 July 1972 – his zodiac sign is Leo, and he holds American nationality. He’s appeared in close to 50 movies and TV series, while he’s perhaps still known best for his portrayal of the lead character Marcus Copeland in the 2004 crime comedy movie “White Chicks”.

It was written and directed by Keenen Ivory Wayans, also starred Shawn Wayans and Busy Philips, and follows two black FBI agents who are pretending to be white girls, in an attempt to prevent the wealthy Wilson sisters from being kidnapped; the movie won three of the 16 awards for which it was nominated.

Marlon was raised in New York City alongside his nine older siblings, by their father Howell Stouten Wayans who was the manager of a supermarket, and their mother Elvira Alethia (nee Green) who was a housewife; the majority of Marlon’s siblings have all ventured into the film industry. He studied at Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School of Music & Art and Performing Arts, and upon matriculating in 1990, he moved to Washington, D. C. and enrolled at Howard University, but from which he dropped out two years later.

Marlon’s debut film appearance was in the 1988 “I’m Gonna Git You Sucka”, while a couple of his following roles were in 1992 action crime comedy movie “Mo’ Money”, the 1994 crime sports film “Above the Rim”, and the comedy series “In Living Color”, which aired from 1990 to 1994. Between 1995 and 1999, he starred with his brothers’ in their comedy series “The Wayans Bros.”, then in 2000, Marlon played Tyrone C. Love in the critically acclaimed drama movie “Requiem for a Dream”. It was written and directed by Darren Aronofsky, starred Ellen Burstyn, Jared Leto and Jennifer Connelly, and follows the lives of four drug addicts from Coney Island; the film won 37 of the 108 awards for which it was nominated, including an Oscar nomination for Best Actress in a Leading Role (Ellen).

A couple of Marlon’s other notable performances in the 2000s were in the  comedy “Scary Movie”, the 2004 crime thriller comedy film “The Ladykillers” and the 2006 crime comedy movie “Little Man”.

He has since appeared in close to 20 films and TV series, with some of Marlon’s most recent roles being in the 2020 romantic comedy movie “On the Rocks”, the 2021 biographical musical film “Respect”, and the 2022 episode “Where To?” of the drama series “Bel-Air”.

Marlon has won five of the 23 awards for which he has been nominated, which include a 2004 BET Comedy Award for Outstanding Writing for a Box Office Movie, a 2007 Razzie Award for Worst Actor, and a 2012 TV Land Award for Groundbreaking Show.

Author

Benjy is currently a reporter for BiographyPedia based in Adelaide, Australia. Prior to joining BiographyPedia in July 2019, he was a Bizarre TV reporter and theatre critic at TheSun. Benjy has also written for DailyMail and TMZ. Benjy studied journalism at Goldsmiths University of London, graduating in 2009. You can contact him at [email protected]

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