Wanda Sykes was born on 7th March, 1964 in Portsmouth, Virginia, United States of America and raised in the Washington D.C. Sykes completed her schooling from Arundel High School in Gambrills, Maryland and earned bachelor’s degree from Hampton University majoring in marketing. After completing graduation, her first job was at the National Security Agency as a contracting specialist for five years. Sykes is a well-known American comedian, writer, actress and voice artist. Sykes started her career in the field of acting from the television show The Chris Rock Show in 1997. Since then Sykes has been keeping her good work in various shows like The Drew Carey Show, Chappelle's Show, The New Adventures of Old Christine, gave her voice in Back at the Barnyard, Bubble Guppies, Futurama, The Simpsons and Shirley B. Awesome. Likewise, Sykes came into the big screen from the film Tomorrow Night in 1998 and is still popular. Currently, Sykes is busy in her two projects giving voices over which are The Angry Birds Movie and Ice Age: Collision Course.
Wanda Sykes married to record producer Dave Hall in 1991 and got divorced in 1998. After around eight years of their divorce, Sykes met with a French woman and fell in love with her in 2006 and decided to get married but her father and mother could not accept the truth. They did not attend her wedding but today they are ready to accept the fact. Alex Niedbalski was Wanda Sykes wife and the great couple is mostly seen in the interviews and events. Their wedding videos are also available in YouTube. This awesome also became parents of fraternal twins and her partner gave birth to the children. Alex and Wanda Sykes kids are daughter Olivia Lou and son Lucas Claude.
Moving towards her achievements, Sykes has won Primetime Emmys awards for Outstanding Writing for a Variety, Music or Comedy Special in 1999, the American Comedy Award for Outstanding Female Stand Up Comic in 2001, Comedy Central Commie Award for Funniest TV Actress in 2003, the GLAAD Stephen F. Kolzak Award in 2010 and recently the Activism in the Arts honor at the Triumph Awards in 2015. After looking at her works, we are sure that Wanda Sykes net worth would be estimated somewhere around six million dollar.
Wanda Sykes bio can be found in the popular site Wikipedia and IMDb. Sykes has her own official site www.wandasykes.com which contains her biography, projects and news. Her fans can also follow her in Twitter which Sykes has been using since March 2011 and has approximately 223k followers. Sykes is also active through the social site Facebook.