Samara Saraiva grabbed huge attention as the wife of Damon Wayans Jr.. an actor and comedian. Her husband came in the light after his breakout role in the ABC sitcom Happy Endings.
Apart from his pro-life, Damon is doing fantastic in his personal life too. He shares a child with his wife, Samara.
When did they first meet and how long have they been together? Let’s find out the answers to these questions here today including Samara Saraiva’s family, siblings, and education!
Damon Wayans Jr. and Samara Saraiva are married since 2016
The couple exchanged their vows on 12th April 2016, in a private wedding ceremony. Damon and wife Samara are happily married ever since.
To this date, the two remain hush-hush on revealing other personal details.
The Couple is Together Since the Late 2000s
Damon Wayans Jr. has kept everything about his love life to himself. His wife, on the other hand, share a lot of pictures of the duo on her Facebook account. Judging by the posts, we can the two have been together for over a decade now.
Samara has uploaded photos with her then-future hubby Damon since the late 2010s and onward. She shared a picture of themselves celebrating the new year 2010.
Her Facebook account is flooded with several other pictures with her spouse Wayans Jr.
The two also made a few public appearances together. On August 7, 2014, they attended the premiere of Twentieth Century Fox’s Let’s Be Cops at ArcLight Hollywood in California.
In November of 2014, the couple also appeared at El Capitan Theatre in Hollywood. It looks like they dated for several years before walking down the aisle.
Do they have any children?
Damon Wayans Jr. and wife Samara Saraiva are blessed with a child, a son. Samar announced the birth of her child, posting a sweet photo of her newly born boy on Facebook on 26 June 2013. She also has shared many other beautiful images of her son on the account.
The happy couple is now busy raising their boy. The family of three currently reside in Los Angeles, California.
Damon Wayans Jr. also has two children from his previous relationship
Wayans Jr. was previously in a relationship with the reality TV star Aja Metoyer. From their love affair, they also have two daughters named Aniya and Amara Wayans.
The two never revealed when the two first met and how their relationship ended. Following their separation, the two share a joint custody of their girls.
The actor said in a court declaration back in 2018 that he wants primary custody of his daughters because of Aja’s “inability to prioritize their education.” However, the court decided to give both of them joint custody.
Metoyer, after her split with Wayans, began dating Dwyane Wade, a professional basketball player. They also have a son Xavier Zechariah Wade, born in 2013.
Who is Damon Wayans Jr.’s wife Samara Saraiva? Her Family Background, Siblings, and Children
Samara Saraiva celebrates her birthday on 26th February. Most of her family members live in Brazil and belongs to mixed ethnicity.
Saraiva has two sisters named Villy Meneve and Maria Peres Horta. Her sister Maria attended Espaço Educacional Vieira Cabral in Governador Valadares, Brazil.
As for Samara’s education, the lady graduated from the James Caldwell High School in West Caldwell, New Jersey.
Samara Saraiva Career
Saraiva has just been in the spotlight for her high profile relationship with Damon. There is nothing more about her professional life. Talking about her husband, Damon Wayans Jr., he is one of the prominent faces in the entertainment industry. He landed his first role in the movie Blankman in 1994.
Damon subsequently made his move to TV, making his debut with the role of John in the series My Wife and Kids (2001-04). He played the main character in TV sitcom New Girl for four seasons (2011-13) and again appeared in the project from 2016 and 18.
The actor gained wide attention after his iconic performance in the highly acclaimed TV series Happy Endings (2011-13). He later became part of big projects like Happy Endings: Happy Rides, Brooklyn Nine-Nine, and Curb Your Enthusiasm.
Damon also played the central role of Jake Davis in Happy Together. Furthermore, the actor snagged the main character in a mystery drama miniseries The Truth About The Harry Quebert Affair in 2018.
In addition to his TV roles, Damon is also credited for his work on big projects. His films include Someone Marry Barry (2014), The Land Before Time XIV: Journey of the Brave (2016), and Trouble (2019).
He will appear in the upcoming drama Barb and Star Go to Vista Del Mar.
Net Worth of Samara Saraiva
The exact amount of her net worth isn’t revealed yet. Talking about her spouse, Damon, he has a net worth of $9 million in 2020, according to Celebrity Net Worth. His successful acting career is the primary source of his income. The couple resides in their house located in Los Angeles.
On the other side, his father, Damon Wayans Sr. wealth is $35 million.