Wayne Knight

Quick Facts

Celebrated Name: Wayne Knight
Real Name/Full Name: Wayne Elliot Knight
Gender: Male
Age: 66 years old
Birth Date: 7 August 1955
Birth Place: New York, New York, United States
Nationality: American
Height: 1.7 m
Weight: 102 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Wife/Spouse (Name): Clare De Chenu (m. 2006), Paula Sutor (m. 1996–2003)
Children: Yes (1 son)
Profession: Actor and television artist
Net Worth in 2022: $10 million
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The most prominent American actor and television personality Wayne Knight is best known for playing a computer programmer in the blockbuster movie Jurassic Park. Wayne has been in a number of Hollywood movies and television shows and has won praise from critics for all of his performances.


In New York, USA, on August 7, 1955, Wayne Elliot Knight was born. His parents are William Edward Knight and Grace Knight. Wayne spent the majority of his formative years in Georgia, where his father held a supervisory position in the textile industry.

Wayne graduated from secondary school at a regional Georgian institution. He played football for the school team with enthusiasm.

Wayne then continued his studies at the University of Georgia. He left the class in the midst to pursue an acting career.

Wayne agreed to an apprenticeship with the Barter Theatre and afterwards moved to New York to attend acting auditions. Throughout his nearly three decade career, Wayne has collaborated with a number of major labels and been in a lot of blockbusters.

Height & Weight

Wayne Knight was born on August 7, 1955, and as in 2022, he will be 66 years old. He stands 1.7 meters tall and weighs 102 kilograms.

Relationship Status

Wayne Knight with his wife(Source: Socialmedia)

Wayne wed Paula Sutor in 1996. She performs makeup artistry job. The couple separated in 2003 after seven years of marriage. In 2006, Wayne wed Clara de Chenu a second time. The couple’s child was born.

Professional Life

Early in his career in New York, Wayne Knight had trouble finding employment. He got his start in acting in a Broadway play.

He acted in a number of classic movies, such as JFK, Basic Instinct, and Dirty Dancing. His character-drawing career took off with the Steven Spielberg movie Jurassic Park. He plays the egotistical computer scientist that caused all the mayhem in the movie.

Wayne had made a name for himself in the television industry as well, thanks to his role in the sitcom Seinfeld. He has also been in Broadway plays like Gemini, Elf the Musical, and Sweet Charity.

Wayne has voiced characters in a number of movies, such as Toy Story 2 and the Bee movie. Additionally, he has made cameo appearances on shows like CSI and Bones.

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The films and television shows Wayne Knight has worked on have benefited from his talent and expertise as an actor. He has received praise for his accomplishments and been nominated for numerous awards. For his role in Jurassic Park, he was nominated in 1993 for a Saturn Award for best supporting actor.

Wayne Knight with his wife and kids(Source: Dailymail)

Wayne’s television career has earned him two nominations for awards. He received a Q award nomination in 1998 for best recurrent player in recognition of his long-running performance in the television sitcom Seinfeld.

He received a Screen Actors Guild Award nomination the same year for his outstanding performance in 3rd Rock from the Sun.

Net worth & Source of Income

Wayne Knight has an estimated net worth of $10 million as of 2022 as a result of his many successful acting roles. One of his most commercially successful movies, Jurassic Park, made $914 million at the box office.

The television program Seinfeld was Wayne’s other financially successful brainchild. Nine seasons of the sitcom were shown, with over 20 million viewers tuning in each time.

Actor Wayne Knight is well known for his work in a variety of movies and television shows. Veteran actor Wayne is still active and may be seen in the current TV show Startup.

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