Net Worth $15 million
Date of Birth 17 May 1984
Gender Female
Height: 1.75 meters
Profession Actress
Nationality American

Introduction Lena Waithe:

Chicago, Illinois, U.S. Lena Waithe () is an American actress, producer, and screenwriter.

How old is Lena Waithe?

Lena was born May 17, 1984 and she is 37 years old.

Lena Waithe Personal life/Biography:

Waithe was born in Chicago, Illinois. Her father, Lawrence David Waithe, died at the age of fifteen. Her paternal grandfather, Winston Waithe, moved from Barbados to Boston in 1921; her family, descended from the sugar-slave, came from Christ Church, Barbados

Although acting was not part of her dream, she knew from the age of seven that she wanted to be a television writer and received strong family support through her writing from her single mother and grandmother.

Her parents divorced when she was three. Waithe and her sister grew up on the South Side of Chicago until Waithe was 12 years old; attended a local school, most of them an African-American magnetic school, Turner-Drew, but moved to Evanston and graduated from Chute Middle School.

She graduated from Evanston Township High School and graduated with a degree in cinema and television art from Columbia College Chicago in 2006, and praised playwright Michael Fry for his teaching and motivation.

Seeking additional ways to get involved in the television and film industry, she also worked in theatres, Best Buy, and Blockbuster. In 2006, she transferred his blockbuster career to the Los Angeles area to better pursue his ambitions.

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Lena Waithe Education:

She graduated from Evanston Township High School and graduated with a degree in cinema and television art from Columbia College Chicago in 2006.

Lena Waithe Professional Career:

After arriving in Los Angeles, Waithe got a job as an assistant producer for Girlfriends, a long-running sitcom. Shortly thereafter, she played a small role in Lisa Kudrow’s play The Comeback. She later became the author of the Fox television series Bones, the author of the 2012 Nickelodeon sitcom How to Rock, and co-producer of the 2014 comedy film Dear White People.

Waithe wrote and appeared in the YouTube series “Twenties”, produced by Flavour Unit Entertainment and selected in 2014 by BET. In addition to writing and directing the short film “Save Me”, which was screened at several independent film festivals, Waithe wrote the 2013 web series “Hello Cupid” and the 2011 video Shit Black Girls Say. 

In 2014, variety was named Waithe one of the “Ten Comedians You Should See”. In August 2015, Showtime sent a pilot to the upcoming series, The Chi, written by Waithe and produced by Common, discussing the growing story of a young Black-American city boy.

As a program designer, Waithe wanted to mine her experience growing up on the South Side and experiencing its diversity in order to create a story that paints a more detailed picture of her hometown than is often presented.

Similarly, she has expanded her influence to support the American-Black-American community in the entertainment industry with her role as co-chair of the Black Writers' Committee at the Writing Guild. 

Lena Waithe Net Worth:

Waithe has an estimated net worth of $15 million.

Lena Waithe Salary:

Waithe earns approximately $250,000 plus a year.

Lena Waithe Height:

Waithe is 5 feet 9 inches(1.75 m) and weighs 150 Lbs(68 kg).

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Lena Waithe Net Worth And Biography

Is Lena Waithe Relationship Status Single/Married?

Kathie is divorced.

Lena Waithe Achievements:

Waithe is awarded “The Primetime Emmy Award” for Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series.

Waithe won the “MTV Trailblazer Award”.

Lena Waithe Social Media:

Lena Waithe Facts:

  • Lena Waithe is From Chicago.
  • She Started Working as a Production Assistant.
  • She Made Her Acting Debut on “The Comeback”. 
  • Her Breakout Role was on “Master of None”. 
  • She’s an Emmy Award Winner.
  • Lena Waithe is Seriously Funny.


Frequently Asked Questions

How much money does Lena Waithe make a year?

Waithe earns approximately $3 million a year.

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