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Diedre Wayans is no one other than screenwriter and sister of screenwriter Elvira Wayans. Let’s read further about Diedre, her life, profession, personal life, Elvira, her success, much more.

Short Bio

Diedre was born in 1959 in New York City, United States. She is currently 64 years old. She is the daughter of Howell Statoun Wayans and Elvira Alethia. Her mother was a social worker and her father used to run a supermarket. She has a total of nine siblings. She has shared much about her education. She has kept her life private and secret due that not much is known about her.

Social Media Presence

Diedre is currently active on social media. She is available on Instagram, X, formerly Twitter, and Facebook. She has close to four thousand followers on Instagram. By looking at her Instagram, we can assume that she is a very big foodie and loves to eat a variety of foods. She loves to click pictures. Also, she is a proud mother and loving wife. Moreover, by looking at her X handle we can infer that she is very much interested in video games. She is currently pretty active on social media.


Diedre is a screenwriter by profession. She has mostly written for her brother’s sitcoms. She wrote good scripts and to some extent got fame.

Notable Works

Following is the list of Notable works by Diedre:

  1. A Polished Soul,
  2. Roxi Blews,
  3. Julian Wright Show, and
  4. Changing steps with Belinda Baker.

Personal Life

Diedre married Greg Benson Sr. They are living together happily and are supportive and caring towards each other. They together have five children and they all are living together happily.

Net Worth

It is calculated that screenwriter Diedre Wayans has the net worth of approximately $1Millions.

Why Is She Famous?

There are multiple reasons for her being famous. First, she is a great screenwriter. She has written scripts for movies and that attracted fame and followers to her. Moreover, she is the sibling of screenwriter and famous celebrities like Elvira, Kim, and Nadia, so that has also attracted limelight and media attraction towards her. So, these are the few reasons she is famous among netizens.

Diedre’s Siblings

Diedre’s Brother Elvira was born in 1962 in New York United States. He is a screenwriter by profession like her sister. He is known for writing the TV show My Wife and Kids.

Diedre’s Sister Nadia was born in 1965 in New York, United States. She is the seventh child in her family. She is an actress by profession. She is famous for the movie I’m Gonna Git You Sucka. She has two children but their father has been kept secret by her.

Diedre’s another sister Kim was born on 10 October 1961 in New York, United States. She is an actress and a comedian by profession. She is known for movies Hollywood Shuffle, Eddie Murphy Raw, Dance Flick, Pariah, Exit Package, and Critic and Other Freaks. She is also known for playing many roles in the comedy show In Living Color.

Diedre’s other siblings like Dwayne, Damon, Shawn, Vonnie, Keenen, and Marlon are also famous celebrities. They are also famous and have successful careers.


Diedre is a loving mother, sister and a wife. She is supportive towards her loved one’s. She is also successful in her career like her siblings.