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Lisa Thorner

Lisa Thorner is an American former actress as well as model. Lisa Thorner is best known as the ex-wife of a famous American actor, comedian, and writer, Damon Wayans. The relationship between the couple stay long for 16 years and got a divorce.

Early Life and Childhood

Talking about Lisa Thorner’s birthplace, she was born in America. Talking about her birth date, parents, family, sibling, and childhood friend, there’s not much more information.

She is an American citizen who belongs to the Afro-American ethnicity. We can assume that she grew up with her parents.


Talking about her educational career, she hasn’t revealed her academic qualification in media to this day. We can assume that, looking at her successful acting and modeling career. Her parents would have provided her with proper schooling and education.

Personal Life

Lisa Thorner

Caption: Lisa Thorner with ex-husband Damon Wayans (Source: Articlebio)

Talking about Lisa Thorner’s marital life, previously she was the wife of Damon Wayans. But they got divorced after being in a relationship for 16 years and are enjoying the single life.

Moreover, the two married in 1984 after dating for 2 years. A year ago, before the marriage; the couple had their first son Damon Wayans Jr. was born on 18 November 1982. Damon Wayans Jr. is also following in his father’s footsteps.

In addition, he is also an American actor and a comedian. He is popular for his role in the ABC comedy series Happy Ending. She and Damon got their second son Michael Wayans on 28 March 1985.

After that, they had more two children; daughter Cara Mia Wayans who was born in 1987, and Kyla Wayans who was born in 1991. Till now she is not been part of any controversy and rumors. She is enjoying her single life.

Body Measurements

Talking about Lisa’s body measurement, she is 5 feet 5 inches tall. Moreover, she has dark brown eyes and dark brown hair. Her body measurement is 34-25-34 inches.

Career and Professional Life

Lisa Thorner was an actress and a model before she married. Although, there are not many details about her professional career. She gained media attention after she married the famous actor Damon Wayans.

Damon Wayans

Talking about Damon’s professional career life, he is an actor, comedian, writer, and successful film producer. He is a member of the Wayans Entertainer family.

Damon started his professional career as a stand-up comedian in 1982. He also made his film debut in a small role in the movie ‘Beverly Hills Cop’ in 1982. After debuting in a small role, he got a breakthrough in a movie called ‘T-Bone in Color’ in 1988.

In the 1980s, he appeared in the Solid Gold Syndicated TV series as a comedian. Damon also produced a cartoon movie for WB in 1996. The movie named was ‘Waynehead’.

In addition, he also played diverse roles in the television film “In Living Color” (1990-1994) which was run for 4 years. Previously, Damon married her and got a divorce. He is working hard and has climbed the success in the film industry.


To this day, Lisa hasn’t won any awards or recognition. We can assume if she works hard, she will be not far enough to gain awards or recognition. On the other hand, Damon has gained several awards and recognition during his acting career.

Moreover, he was nominated for his acting and directing for ‘In Living Color’ at Emmy Awards.

In addition, he won People’s Choice Awards for Favorite Male Performer for his role in a new TV series “My Wife and Kids” in which he played Michael Kyle’s character. In 2016, in the television film “Lethal Weapon” he portrays Roger Murtaugh.

Lisa Thorner – Net Worth 2024

Talking about Lisa Thorner’s net worth, after getting a divorce from her husband Damon, she inherits a decent amount of wealth and property. After the divorce, she has an estimated net worth of $ 5 million.

Currently, her financial earnings aren’t available. On the other hand, talking about her ex-husband Damon’s net worth is estimated to be $35 million but his salary and income are not revealed till the day.

Lisa Thorner – Social Media

Talking about her social media appearances, she is not active on social media. She likes to enjoy a private life. She likes to stay far from social media.