- Full Name Wanya Jermaine Morris
- Occupation Singer
- Nationality American
- Birthplace Pennsylvania, USA
- Birth Date Jul 29, 1973
- Age 48 Years, 5 Months
Wanya Morris | BiographyInterestingly, Wanya Morris has named all is four sons after his name, like Wanya II, Wanya III, Wanya IV, and the youngest Wanya V
The four-member men vocal group Boyz II Men was formed in 1991. The members include Philadelphia singers Michael McCary, Shawn Stockman, Wanya Morris, and Nathan Morris. They came up with the name after listening to a song from the R&B group, New Edition.
Wanya Morris is a renowned American singer, best known for being associated with the vocal harmony group Boyz II Men.
Who is Wanya Morris?
Wanya Jermaine Morris is a singer, TV celebrity, and entrepreneur. He is a member of the 1990s iconic men vocal group Boyz II Men. He is also the owner of the record company, The Company Entertainment.
Boyz II Men is a four-person vocal group formed in 1991. The group included famous Philadelphia singers Michael McCary, Shawn Stockman, Wanya Morris, and Nathan Morris. They came up with the name after listening to a song from the R&B group, New Edition.
One of their first music videos is 'Motownphilly,' released in 1991. Their other notable music video credits include 'It's So Hard to Say Goodbye to Yesterday' (1991), 'End of the Road' (1992), 'Silent Night' (1993), 'Let It Snow' (1994), 'I'll Make Love To You' (1995), 'Pass You By' (2001), 'Ribbon in the Sky' (2009), and 'Already Gone' (2015), among many others. Moreover, their music track 'End of the Road' had won 'No.1 Pop Song of the Year' in 1992.
In 1991, the group also launched its debut studio album Cooleyhighharmony. Subsequently, the members began releasing albums Christmas Interpretations (1993), II (1994), Nathan Michael Shawn Wanya (2000), Motown: A Journey Through Hitsville USA (2007), Collide (2014), and Under the Streetlight (2017).
Besides being a member of the Boyz II Men, Morris is also famous as a solo artist and a TV celebrity. In 2016, he participated in season 22 of the ABC reality series, Dancing with the Stars. A professional dancer, Lindsay Arnold, accompanied him on the show, and the two together made it up to the semifinals. They finished fourth in the season.
Wanya Jermaine Morris was born on 29 July 1973 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. However, information about his parents and early life is not available on authentic websites. But, he spent his childhood in Richard Allen, Philadelphia.
Singer Wanya Morris has been married twice to date. He married his first wife, Traci Nash, on 11 May 2002. The couple has four sons. But, their marriage doesn't last long, and no information is available about their divorce. Thus, it is still unclear if the couple has legally divorced or just separated.
Morris married his current wife, Amber-Reyes Morris, on 9 September 2019. The couple celebrated their second wedding anniversary recently. To celebrate the occasion, Morris took to his Instagram and shared a romantic couple picture.
He also wrote, "I've found a Friend, Partner, Confidant, A Miracle & Forever in you Amber & I thank the Lord every waking moment. Happy Anniversary My Amb~ition, Let's Keep Dancing The Night Away."
Morris and his first wife, Traci Nash, share four sons. Interestingly, Wanya has named all the four after his name, like Wanya II, second son Wanya III, third son Wanya IV, and the youngest Wanya V. However, all his sons have their nicknames as Big Boy, Chulo, Tyvas, and Rocco.
Today, all four young boys are part of the WanMor family as a tribute to their father, Wanya Morris. In 2019, the WanMor boys came into the spotlight for appearing on Nickelodeon's show, America's Most Musical Family. They made it up to the show's semifinals and got eliminated after that. As of 2021, Morris’s sons, Wanya II is 17 years, Wanya III is 16, Wanya IV is 14, and Wanya V is 11.
As of 2021, Celebrity Net Worth Wanya Morris' net worth is estimated to be around $60 million, accumulated from the earnings through his singing carer with Boyz II Men and television appearances.