Angelica Zachary – Biography, Kids, Facts About Marlon Wayans Wife

Angelica Zachary is an ultra-private former celebrity spouse who has evaded the spotlight against all odds. Unshaken by the societal standards expected of the wife of a statuesque figure, she has successfully maintained a low profile and a harmonious lifestyle, thus warming her way into the hearts of many. Join us in unearthing lesser-known facts about the ex-wife of actor, comedian, and film producer Marlon Wayans.


It is no news that Angelica Zachary shies away from publicity and prefers to keep details under wraps. While there have been varying reports about Marlon’s ex-wife, we bring you the facts. Details regarding Angelica’s exact birth date, parents, family background, education, and early life are unknown but it is common knowledge that she was born and raised in New York City.

Angelica Zachary’s marriage to Marlon Wayans is yet another proof that like minds attract. The former celebrity spouse has done a good job at shielding details about her personal and professional life from the public. However, she is known to have briefly featured in the 1988 movie I’m Gonna Git You Sucka. Other than the minor role, nothing else is known about Zachary’s acting endeavors.

Angelica Zachary Family, Kids

Angelica Zachary became a person of interest when she married American actor, comedian, and screenwriter Marlon Wayans. Details of their love journey are quite sketchy but our investigations reveal that Angelica and Marlon first crossed paths in 2001 and quickly established a romantic connection. They courted for a while and four years later, they exchanged marital vows in a private ceremony. Together, the family-oriented pair had two children – a daughter Amai Zackary who was welcomed in May 2000 and later a son Shawn Howell who was welcomed in February 2002.

Angelica and Marlon once looked good together and seemed like the perfect couple. But the ex-couple surprised their fans a few years later when their relationship went awry. Angelica and Marlon amicably went their separate ways after their divorce was finalized in 2013 on the grounds of irreconcilable differences. While the former lovebirds have never officially disclosed the reasons for their divorce, they have thereafter, remained good friends in the best interest of their kids. Despite living apart, Angelica and Marlon are actively involved in the life of their children.

Angelica Zachary and Marlon Wayans
Angelica Zachary and Marlon Wayans: image source

Unlike his wife, Marlon Wayans who is recognized for his roles in films such as White Chicks, Scary Movie, Little Man and Dance Flick is used to living in the spotlight. A few years after his divorce, Wayans released a true-life documentary which chronicled his life as a father of two children as well as the times he shared with Angelica in his 2017 eponymous sitcom Marlon. More so, the actor and comedian has repeatedly stressed that he still loves and respects his ex-wife. According to him, Angelica Zachary is so dear to his heart and will always be part of his family.

In fact, in 2018, the unusual ex-lovers sparked rumors that they were back together after Marlon eulogized Angelica in an emotional birthday message on social media which indicates that he still loves and adores the mother of his children. Since after their divorce, the ex-lovers have remained increasingly endearing to fans because of their harmonious lifestyle which is contrary to most separated celebrity couples.

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Angelica lives an ultra-private lifestyle, making it quite difficult for fans to keep up with her current endeavors. Nonetheless, since she has not been romantically linked to anyone since their divorce, it is safe to say that Marlon Wayne’s ex-wife is currently single.

However, the same cannot be said of Angelica Zachary’s husband who was once speculated to have dated Essence Atkins in 2018. Atkins featured in the actor’s comedy series Marlon and her relationship with Zachary’s ex-husband was initially believed to be strictly professional. But Marlon and Essence raised eyebrows when they were spotted in compromising positions at a public event. So far, none of the parties has gratified the rumors with either a confirmation or denial.

Facts About Marlon Wayans Wife

1. Zachary’s career endeavors, salary, and net worth have not been revealed. While she is perhaps living a comfortable life after her divorce, we do know that her net worth is nowhere near that of her ex-husband Wayans who has amassed a fortune for himself from his career and currently has his financial value pegged at $40 million.

2. Asides the apparent physical attributes such as her brown hair and eyes, details regarding Angelica’s height, weight and body measurements are unavailable.

3. Angelica Zachary shies away from both the traditional and contemporary media. Given how discrete she has been with other aspects of her life, it is no surprise that the actress is not active on social media. She does not have an account on any of the popular platforms such as Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.

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