lena Waith
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An American actress, screenwriter, producer, and model named Lena Diane Waithe. Lena Waithe has a $15 million net worth as of 2022.

Lena Waithe started her career at a very young age by working as the executive producer’s assistant on the American sitcom “Girlfriends.”

She is well known for making television series like “Them” and “Us” that explain the struggles of Black History. She has authored, produced, or participated in several television shows, web series, movies, and YouTube videos. She is a leading comic in the field and is active on social media. She has a sizable fan base.

Bio, And Education

Lena Waithe was born on May 17, 1984, making her 38 years old as of 2022. She was raised in Chicago, Illinois, a city in the United States. Lena Waithe comes from a working-class Chicago-area African-American household. She was born in the United States.

After completing her elementary school at the primarily African-American Magnet School, she continued her studies at Evanston’s Chute Middle School and Evanston Township High School in Illinois.

She received her higher education at Chicago’s Columbia College. From there, she graduated with a degree in cinema and television arts. Before deciding to relocate to Los Angeles in search of a better future, she was employed by prominent retailers like Best Buy and Blockbuster.

Name Lena Waithe
Full Name Lena Diane Waithe
Net Worth $15 Million
Date of Birth 17 May 1984
Age 38 Years Old
Birth Place Chicago, Illinois, United States
Currently, Live in Chicago
Profession Actress, Screenwriter, Producer, and Model
Debut Film: Save Me (2011)
Television Series: The Comeback (2014)
Years Active 2007 – Present
Famous Role Denise in the TV Series Master of None (2015)
Nationality American
Religion Christian
Ethnicity African-American
Hometown Chicago, Illinois
Zodiac Sign Taurus
School/High School Turner-Drew Language Academy, United States
Chute Middle School, Evanston, Illinois, United States
Evanston Township High School, Illinois, United States
College/University Columbia College, Chicago
Education Qualification Graduate

Relationship Status, And Family

Ethel Laverne is her mother, and Mr. Waithe is her father, although they were divorced when Lena was tiny. When she was only 14, her father passed away. She also has an older sister, but little is known about her.

The marital status of Lena Waithe is separated. 2019 saw her union with Alana Mayo. But in 2020, the couple divorced. It is unknown if she is dating anyone right now.

Father Name Mr. Waithe
Mother Name Ethel Laverne
Brother Name
Sister Name
Girlfriend Alana Mayo
Marital Status Divorced
Wife Alana Mayo

Body Structure

Lena Waithe is a stunning woman with a lovely demeanor. She has a beautiful physique. She is around 68 kg tall and 5 feet 7 inches wide. She has captivating black eyes, and she has black hair.

Height (approx) in centimeters: 173 cm
in meters: 1.73 m
in feet inches: 5’ 7”
Weight (approx) in kilograms: 68 kg
in pounds: 150 lbs
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Black


Lena Waith went to Los Angeles from her hometown of Chicago in search of a better life. She started in the movie industry as an executive producer’s assistant on the sitcom Girlfriends (2000).

After that, she was given a small part in Lisa Kudrow’s Comeback television series. Lena had always wanted to be a writer, so she started working as a writer for the Bones television show. It aired from 2005 until 2017.

She wrote the popular video “Shit Black Girls Say” in 2011. The video gained popularity. She also contributed to the How to Rock Nickleodean series. She worked in the co-production of the 2014 film “Dear White People.”

She has appeared in the Twenties YouTube series. Waithe is the author of this series as well. ‘Save Me’ is a short film that she also wrote and directed. She created the web series “Hello Cupid” in 2013.

She published a series in 2015 called “The Chi” on the maturation of a black male. She starred in the Master of None series on Etfkix in 2015. She wrote and made the film Queen and Slim in 2019. She was hired as the voice actor for the Disney film Onward in 2020.