|Net Worth:||$2 Million|
|Birthday:||Dec 09, 1987|
|Age:||35 years old|
|Height:||5.6 feet (170cm)|
|Birthplace:||United states of America|
|Last Updated:||February, 2023|
Kountry Wayne (real name Wayne Cooley) is an African-American comedian also known as King Kountry Wayne. In 2023 he has a net worth of 2 million USD. Continue reading to know more about his biography, career and wealth.
How Did Kountry Wayne Become Rich?
The future comedian was born in Millen, Georgia on December 9, 1987 in a big family. As a kid he was fascinated of rappers and their culture and wanted to become one of them.
Not much is known about Kountry Wayne family, except for the fact that his father was caught and jailed.
As he had finished his high school education at Jenkins County High School, Wayne Cooley wasn’t able to get into the rapper scene, so he started doing a “regular” 9 to 5 job. In his free time he spent time with his friends. They later recalled that Wayne was always a talented comedian and knew how to make a stranger laugh.
After Facebook got recognition in the USA in 2000s many people started to grow their pages to boost their fame and increase revenue. In 2014 Wayne posted a video on Facebook which got viral and brought him a lot of fans.
But Kountry Wayne did not stopped right there: he knew that to become a real comedian he needs to be on a stage. This prompted him to start performing improv comedy in a local Atlanta clubs. As a result, his first tour called “2016 Child Support Tour” was sold out and it increased comedian’s fan base and net worth.
In the following years Wayne has continued to what he liked and brought him money: touring, posting funny videos and growing his social accounts. By the end of 2021 his Facebook page had 7 million followers and Instagram grew to over 3 million followers.
Apart from his career in comedy, Wayne is also an actor. He starred in movies Holliday Heartbreak, The Turnaround and Brazilian Wavy.
What Is Kountry Wayne Net Worth?
Kountry Wayne net worth is $2 million in 2023. The majority of his income comes from tours across the US, as many people recognize him as a great person and comedian that makes they happy with his sketches and jokes.
In recent years Wayne has also established two businesses.
Apart from that, the comedian has a large social following:
- Over 7 million on Facebook
- Over 3 million on Instagram
- Over 2 million on TikTok
- Over 500 thousand on YouTube
Having such large following not only eases tour promotion but also allows for brand endorsements. According to SocialBlade, with 15-17 million views per month, Kountry Wayne can be making up to 60k per month and 700k per year.
Selling merchandise at shopkountrywayne.com is another source of income for the comedian.
Historical net worth of Kountry Wayne:
- 2022: $2 million
- 2021: $1.8 million
- 2020: $1.5 million
- 2019: $1 million
How Kountry Wayne Spends His Money?
Kountry Wayne in the last years has spent a large sum of money on his family. He has bought a nice large house with a pool in South Gergia where he lives with his kids and a girlfriend. He sometimes posts a videos of his home, like this one:
- Kountry Wayne has 4 brothers: Crenshaw Colley, Prince Tay, QB and D’Arby. Crenshaw Colley is also a comedian, whereas Prince Tay is a musician.
- He has 10 kids from 5 different girlfriends. His first kid was born when Wayne was only 17 years old.
- Kountry Wayne married in 2017 to Gena Colley with whom he had 2 kids. They divorced in 2019.
- He appeared in one episode of DJ Smallz Eyes and Wild ‘N Out TV-series.
- Kountry Wayne was in a relationship with Jess Hilarious.
- An Instagram star Rolanda Rochelle often appears in his sketches. Some rumored that she was dating Wayne, but it’s not true.