Kountry Wayne is a former rapper turned comedian and social media personality. Wayne is known for his comedy content, which went viral on Facebook in 2014. He made funny, short videos about life’s inconvenient and unfortunate moments. Since 2015, Wayne has been performing stand-up comedy. As an actor, he has appeared in films such as “Brazilian Wavy” (2016), “The Turnaround” (2017), and “Holiday Heartbreak” (2020). On Instagram, he has gained 4 million followers, while on his YouTube channel, Wayne has garnered around 854,000 subscribers.
Kountry Wayne was born Wayne Colley on December 9, 1987, in Waynesboro, Georgia. Wayne finished his high school studies at Jenkins County High School, and early on he was passionate about music and singing, deciding to make a career as a rapper. However, Wayne did not achieve the success he had expected and turned to comedy instead, where he began receiving enormous viewings of his comedy content on Facebook. He soon became known for his digital sketches and skits about relatable moments in life. Since 2015, Wayne has been performing as a stand-up comedian.
In 2016, Wayne started his limited acting career. These include a minor role in the short movies Brazilian Wavy, The Turnaround, Holiday Heartbreak, and Praise This. As a comedian, Wayne’s net worth is approximately $5 million, which derives largely from his stand-up shows, as well as merchandise sales, and brand endorsement.
Alongside his professional achievements, Wayne has led an active personal life, having first married Hollywood actress and model Gena Colley in 2017. The couple were not able to consolidate their relationship but had two children, and in 2019, they finally divorced. Wayne has a total of 10 offspring, having brought three sons and seven daughters into the world with five different women.
Wayne films the music video for 'Child Abuse' (Dope Boy Anthem).
Wayne publishes his first comedy content on Facebook.
Wayne begins to perform in stand-up comedy.
Wayne plays a minor role in the short movie “Brazilian Wavy.”
Wayne stars in the movie “Holiday Heartbreak.”
Kountry Wayne: A Woman’s Prayer becomes Netflix's most watched series, one day after its release.
Why We Love Kountry Wayne
Wayne has become a successful comedian. Millions of people follow him on Instagram, while hundreds subscribe to his YouTube channel to keep up with his latest laughs.
Wayne has 10 children from his relationships with five women. Despite this high number, he announced he provides for his children by sending $200,000 in child support.
He is realistic
Being a singer was Wayne’s dream. Even though he was unsuccessful in music, he went on to become the accomplished artist we all know today.
5 Surprising Facts
He has always been a comedian
Wayne once said in an interview that, as a child, he had a knack for making people laugh.
He’s writing a book
The book is about his life story and is scheduled to come out in 2023.
He showed little interest in academics
Wayne did not continue his academic journey after high school.
He’s been involved with various women
It is said that Wayne has been involved with many people most of his life, but only Gena and Jess are publicly known as his formal spouses.
His dream was to become a singer
His first dream was to become a singer, so he took a chance with rap music, but then turned to comedy for the better.
Kountry Wayne FAQs
How much does Kountry Wayne make every year?
It is said that Wayne earns more than $5 million each year. This allows him to support all of his children fairly and comfortably.
Is Prince Tay Kountry Wayne's brother?
Yes, Prince Tay is Wayne’s brother. They have the same father, but different mothers.
How long is the Kountry Wayne comedy show?
His comedy sets generally last about 90 minutes.
Kountry Wayne’s birthday dates