About this Artist
Emmy-winning WAYNE BRADY is one of the most versatile performers in show business today, entertaining audiences with his acting, improv, singing, and dancing on television, film, and the stage. Brady can currently be seen as the host of the prime-time classic Let’s Make a Deal on CBS. The show has contestants dress in costumes and tests their luck to win cash and prizes.
Recently, Brady earned a Grammy nomination for Best Traditional R&B Vocal Performance for his single “A Change Is Gonna Come” off his debut musical album A Long Time Coming. He also made a big splash in Vegas in 2009, with his hit stage show Makin’ It Up. The improv and musical extravaganza will be back in Vegas this year beginning Memorial Day weekend at the Venetian Hotel. The show has been met with critical acclaim and has been heralded as “pure genius,” “hysterically funny,” and “amazing.” Brady has also been seen on Fox, hosting the hit show Don’t Forget the Lyrics, a game show in which contestants are charged with finishing the rest of popular songs to win up to 1 million dollars.
Brady has guest-starred on The Dave Chappelle Show, 30 Rock, How I Met Your Mother, Dirt, and Everybody Hates Chris. He became well known for his improvisational skills on ABC’s Whose Line Is It Anyway?, for which he won an Emmy and earned four Emmy nominations. Brady went on to host his own syndicated talk/variety show, The Wayne Brady Show, for two years. Brady picked up two Emmys for Outstanding Talk Show Host, and the show won an Emmy for Outstanding Talk Show. In film, Brady recently provided voiceovers for the upcoming animated feature, Foodfight! for LionsGate. He starred in the Screen Gems feature Crossover and the independent feature The List, a romantic comedy with Sydney Tamiia Poitier and Illeana Douglas. Brady was also featured in Fox Searchlight’s Roll Bounce.
Brady began his career performing in local theaters in Orlando, FL. In 2005, he completed a run playing Billy Flynn in the Broadway production of Chicago. Currently, Brady can be seen in Makin’ It Up at the Venetian Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas.