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Comedian Wanda Sykes was honored with the Legacy Award from The Ruth Ellis Center (a safe haven for Detroit’s LGBTQ during their annual signature gala, VOICES 2019. “When it comes to accepting awards, I’m always humbled and honored. But, when I think about the legacy of Ruth Ellis and everything that they’re doing at the center and for the community, I don’t think I’ve done enough,” says Wanda. Later this year, she will be hosting the 28th annual Bounce Trumpet Awards in Hollywood.
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Happy Birthday Wanda Sykes! 10 Awesome Facts
1. She HBCU Hampton University where she was a member of the sorority Alpha Kappa Alpha.Source: 1 of 8
2. In 2003 she starred in her on Fox sitcom called “Wanda At Large”Source: 2 of 8
3. She played the role of Miss. Hannigan in the theater production of “Annie” for the Media Theatre in Media, PA.Source: 3 of 8
4. Sykes was married to record producer Dave Hall from 1991 to 1998Source: 4 of 8
5. In 2009, Sykes and her partner Alex Niedbalski became parents to faternal twins Olivia Lou and son Lucas Claude.Source: 5 of 8
6. Sykes came out to her parents at the age of 40. It was difficult for them to accept her homosexuality and they even missed her wedding. But they’ve reconciled and are very involved in their grandchildrens lives.Source: 6 of 8
7. In 2011 she was diagnosed with ductal carcinoma a non invasive stage of breast cancer. She got a bilateral mastectomy to reduce her chances of getting breast cancer.Source: 7 of 8
8. Wanda Sykes is 54 years old today and looking great!Source: 8 of 8
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