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Wanya Morris Bio, Age, Net Worth 2022, Salary, Wife, Kid, Height, Parents

Wanya Morris Bio, Age, Net Worth 2022, Salary, Wife, Kid, Height, Parents

Facts of Wanya Morris

Full Name:Wanya Morris
Birth Date:July 29, 1973
Age:50 years
Height: 5 feet 8 inches (1.73m)
Wife Traci Nash
Married Traci Nash (2002)
Break UpBrandy Norwood
Net Worth$60 million
Eye ColorDark Brown
Birth PlacePhiladelphia, Pennsylvania
EducationPhiladelphia High School
FatherDallas Thornton
MotherCarla Morris
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Wanya Morris is an American singer who is most famous as a member of the R&B group, Boyz II Men. In addition, he has also appeared in television series such as The Jellies!, Hollywood Darlings, Soul Train, and many more.

He is also famous for his participation in season 22 of Dancing with the Stars where he was partnered with Lindsay Arnold.

Early Life of Wanya Morris

Wanya Morris was born as Wanya Jermaine Morris on 29th July 1973 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in the United States of America. As of 2019, he is 46 years old and his horoscope is Leo. His father, Dallas Thornton was a storekeeper while his mother, Carla Morris used to work in a departmental store.

Parent’s Separation

His parents never married and split while he was still a child. He is the eldest among four siblings their names are still under the wrap. Morris holds an American nationality and belongs to the African-American ethnic background.

Wanya attended Philadelphia High School for the Creative & Performing Arts where he met Nathan Morris, Marc Nelson, Shawn Stockman, and Michael McCary: his other band members.

The decade of Married Life with Traci Nash

Talking about his marital status, Wanya is a married man and living a happy married life with his children. He is married to designer Traci Nash on 11th May 2002. They share up and down in more than 17 years of married life which makes their bond much stronger.

Wanya Morris with his wife
Caption: Wanya Morris with his wife

Previously, Wanya Morris was in a relationship with American singer, songwriter, record producer, and actress, Brandy Norwood during the mid-nineties. However, they separated their ways.

What is Wanya Morris’s Net Worth and Salary?

As per some online resources, Wanya Morris has an estimated net worth of around $60 million. He has earned a good amount of money with his association with the group and his singing career. As of now, Morris has not disclosed his current salary.

Moreover, he received a good amount of money for his appearance in the dance reality show Dancing with the Stars in the year 2016 where he received a total of $345,000 for signing the contract. In the year 2011, he earned about $23,920 by the record sales of the album Twenty with the group Boyz II Men.

Wanya Morris stands at the height of 5 feet 8 inches. He has a bald head and his eyes are dark brown in color.

Wanya Morris’s Career

Speaking about his professional career, Wanya Morris started his music career from his college days with his classmates Nathan Morris and Marc Nelson. He was a part of the group’s first album Cooleyhighharmony. Their first song from the album, Motownphilly reached the top of the R&B charts which hit the top five on the pop charts.

They gave several hits after their first song including It’s The End of the Road, On Bended Knee, I’ll Make Love to You, and many more.

Wanya Morris
Caption: Wanya Morris

Furthermore, Wanya worked in his unofficial solo project Unreleased which was released on June 4, 2007, which also helped him to rise up his career. Apart from his career in music, he started his passion for dancing in the year 2016 when he took part in Dancing with the Stars in its 22nd season, and he was paired up with one of the best professional dancers of the competition Lindsay Arnold.

After his journey in the competition ended, he disclosed to People that he lost around 24 pounds weight within a week while he was in the Dancing with the Stars.