Director Keenen Ivory Wayans and his son Keenan Ivory Wayans Jr. attended the 2011 “Eye on Black”: A Salute to Directors and Filmmaking pioneers on February 25th at the California African American Museum.

In all, Keenan has five children: Jolie Ivory Imani Wayans (b. 1992); Nala Wayans (b. 1996); Keenen Ivory Wayans, Jr. (b. 1998); Bella Wayans (b. 2001); and Daphne Ivory Wayans (b. 2003).

Other celebrity parents in attendance were Keenan Ivory Wayans, Melvin Van Peebles, Damon Wayans and much more. Click here for more pictures.

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Photo: UptownMagazine.com/Hiltron Bailey

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  1. I do agree keenan does not look well in this picture he is too skinny whatis going on with him ? i have not heard any rumors of illness what is it?

  2. I love the wayans family they are so so talented,is the older brother before keenan their brother from their mom and dad together or just one of the parents? The wayans brothers are real men and they are handsome. I wish i could have snagged one of them ….lol

  3. @C-Sassy

    He would talk about how one day he was going to Hollywood to be an actor. No one took him seriously. Wish I would have. LOL
    If you ever watch the Five Heartbeats you will see Robert Towsend in a Tuskgegee sweatshirt at the end of the movie. He bought it when Keenen took him to Skegee for a visit.

  4. Man, the Wayans family is so big. There’s like thousands of them. We’re going to be hearing from people with the last name “Wayans” for a long time.

    • I think he has some type of illness, unfortunately. At least that is what I read on the internet. I pray its not true but I think it might be.

    • I thought that was Damon Wayans! I think all of the Wayans men, that I have seen, are FINE. I love the Wayans (especially Kim). I think they are all talented and funny. I want to see more films from this family.

      • C-Sassy, I used to work at Bed, Bath, and Beyond in West L.A. in 1998, and Kim Wayans used to come through all the time. In fact, I helped her several times. She is one of the nicest people. She’s very friendly with everyone.

        • @Teri- You were so lucky to have met her. I think she is hilarious. I haven’t seen her in anything in a while, so I assume she is working behind the scenes.

          I think the Wayans have dones so well. They are successful, talented and have managed to do so in Hollywood. Not one of them has been in trouble with the law. I just love this family!

    • I love the way Smolians look. I don’t know why but I think both, Somolian and Ethiopian, people are gorgeous. In Minnesota, they have a huge Somolian population and here in Chicago we have a huge Ethiopian population.

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