Black Brilliance is on the way to take Hollywood to the next level. Being the first ever black woman to win an Emmy Award for Best Writing an episode titled ‘Thanksgiving’ for a Comedy Series, Master of None, writer-actress Lena Waithe is taking over all screens: big and small. Following her appearances in Steven Spielberg’s new film, Ready Player One- and her work on breakout shows such as The Chi and Master of None, she has garnered accolades and a passionate following.
33-years-old, Lena Waithe thanked her mother and girlfriend, Alana Mayo, while delivering Emmy’s speech, and even shared plans for a wedding with Mayo. So, are you excited to know “Who is Lena Waithe’s girlfriend, Alana Mayo?”
Presenting you exciting facts of Lena Waithe’s dating affair, girlfriend, her plans on getting married, career, net worth, and a wiki-like biography:
Who is Lena Waithe’s Girlfriend? An insight of Her Dating Affair
Lena Waithe who describes herself as ‘Queer black girl’ is in a long-term relationship with her prettiest girlfriend, Alana Mayo. The couple has been in a dating relationship for three years.
Alana Mayo is a production executive and former VP of production at Paramount Pictures and Vimeo. She never dated any women before meeting our beloved queer. Lena Waithe met her girlfriend-to-be, Alana Mayo at a general meeting for the first time and after a year, they collided at a mutual friend’s 30th birthday party. The following week, they had a dinner night together where they talked about their lives, family, religion, and much more.
Caption: Lena Waithe with her fiancee, Alana Mayo.
After getting vibes from Alana, the next day at Lena’s manager’s housewarming, Lena Waithe expressed her feelings to a straight, Alana. As Alana too had fallen for her charming beauty and talent, the couple began dating since then in 2014.
Lena Waithe and her girlfriend, Alana Mayo’s dating relationship is more about being open-minded and listening to your heart. They live together and are very supportive of each other. Lena is pretty much in love with her girlfriend about whom she said:
‘She’s My Partner, My Life Partner, My Better Half, She’s Everything’
But are they planning to wed soon? Is Lena Waithe engaged to her girlfriend, Alana? Let’s know:
Lena Waithe Engaged to Her Girlfriend; Soon To Marry Her Fiance?
In the recent Emmy’s speech, Lena Waithe thanked her mother, longtime girlfriend, Alana Mayo, and the team of Master of None, saying:
To my girlfriend: I love you more than life itself. Alana, my team, my chosen family, I love y’all.
Lena Waithe has not married yet but is engaged to her fiancee, Mayo. On 15th December 2017, Waithe shared the news of being engaged to her girlfriend, Mayo on the podcast Homophilia of Dave Holmes and Matt McConkey.
Lena Waithe proposed to her beautiful fiancee on Thanksgiving, in Tokyo! Though they haven’t married yet, Waithe couldn’t wait longer to marry her fiancee. Hence, they could get married anytime soon! Wedding bell soon to ring for ‘Queer black girl.’
Waithe gushed about the plans for her wedding to Mayo to brides.com, saying:
“I think it’ll be pretty fly,” “She’s pretty fly. It’ll be small and intimate, honestly, but she’s also like a black Audrey Hepburn; she’s old school classic, and I know I have a bit more of a swaggier style, so we complement each other really well. It’ll be something small, intimate and very personal.”
Waithe has also revealed that she and Mayo desire children but not for a few more years.
Lena Waithe Net worth
As of 2018, Lena Waithe’s net worth is under review. As her films and TV shows have mostly gained huge attention, she has earned quite an enormous net worth. Her big projects: Master of None, Ready Player One, and The Chi have contributed a lot to accumulate vast net worth. However, Waithe has not discussed her net worth yet.
Though Lena Waithe’s net worth must be in millions, we will come up the next time with the latest figure of Lena Waithe net worth. Hence, stay tuned to us!
Lena Waithe Wiki-Bio; Age, Height, Parents, Lesbian, & Family
Born in the year 1984 in Chicago, Illinois, Lena Waithe is an American actress, producer, and screenwriter, best known for her acting and co-writing the Netflix series, Master of None. She celebrates her birthday on 17th of May. Following the upcoming birthday celebration in May this year, Lena Waithe’s age will be 34.
Lena Waithe’s parents had divorced when her age was only 2. She along with her sister, Lauren was then raised by her mother, Laverne Hall in her grandmother Tressie’s home, from the age of 2 to 12.
TV shows like A Different World, The Cosby Show, The Fresh Prince of Bel Air and Saved by the Bel inspired Waithe in a big way. She is proud to be a black woman as she belongs to the black community and they raised her.
Lena Waithe is a proud lesbian; all thanks to her family. She asserted her identity while growing up with confidence. When her mother used to try dressing up Waithe as a girl, Waithe had to say:
‘I’m gay woman and this is how I dress and this is who I am.’
Lena Waithe had to be a proud black lesbian to be proud of her family. She loves her “LGBTQIA family.” She wants to create a show where the lead will be a black gay woman.
Lena Waithe has an average height of 5 feet 7 inches. Her birth sign is Taurus.