Diana Lasso is a Columbian musician and the first wife of American comedian Wayne Brady. Diana was born on March 4, 1975, and is of Latin ethnicity and Columbian heritage.

Marriage to Wayne Brady

Diana Lasso was born in Columbia, and is a singer, but is perhaps best known for being the ex-wife of actor and comedian Wayne Brady, who found popularity as a regular on the improvisational comedy television series entitled “Whose Line Is It Anyway?” The couple was married on New Year’s Eve in 1993, when Wayne was already becoming well known as a comedian. However, the marriage proved short lived, and resulted in the couple calling it quits just two years after marrying, in 1995. According to some reports, the problems in their marriage were due to the fact that Wayne couldn’t find time for his new wife because of the constant travel required to advance his career. I was also reported at the time that another possible reason for their divorce might have been the long battle Wayne had with clinical depression.

Wayne Brady was born on June 2, 1972, in Columbus, Ohio. He is American by nationality and of Black ethnicity. As a child, Brady struggled with stuttering and was often bullied by other children. Brady was a performer in the original British version of Whose Line Is It Anyway” and later became a regular on the American versions which was hosted by Drew Carey. The show gave Wayne Brady his first exposure as a comedian in the United States. In 2001, he went on to star in his own variety show, The Wayne Brady Show, for ABC television. The show switched formats to become a daytime talk show in 2002 and garnered Brady four Daytime Emmy Awards. Regardless of his success, he is known to be a simple man. Wayne Brady has a great personality and he is a confident person when he faces the camera.

He had very good looks and this helps him with his confidence. Wayne Brady has been able to make a great living and this has boosted his net worth to over ten million dollars which proves that he is a successful person. His success did not come easy and he has worked hard to be able to make so much money. He was also the host of different shows like Don’t Forget the Lyrics and Let’s Make a Deal. He was the husband to Mandie Taketa, they were married in 1999. This was not his first marriage since he got married to Diana Lasso first and they divorced. The marriage to Mandie also did not last too long as the couple filed for divorce in 2007. Wayne Brady credits Taketa for helping him overcome a mental breakdown that he suffered on his forty second birthday. Wayne Brady is available on several different social networks; he has over 279 thousand followers on Twitter and he has tweeted over 10 thousand times. He is also available on Instagram.


Post divorce

The time period after Diana Lasso’s divorce from Wayne Brady proved to be difficult for her. Diana would go on to share her side of the story through YouTube, saying in her native tongue that she moved into a small house after the divorce, and that she struggled every day until she found her break in music. She tried to move on with her life and moved back to her hometown in Columbia to once again pursue a music career. She didn’t do well initially, but persisted until she found success. The pursuit of her passion eventually turned out well for her and she began to grow her musical career. As she released various singles and albums, her popularity grew, and she began to be featured on various radio stations. Diana’s singles also made their way onto various online platforms which increased her exposure and helped her become popular. In 2014, she released the song “Esta Noche No” which became a popular single and garnered her a lot of radio play. Around this time, Diana appeared as a guest on many different radio and television programs.


The Colombian singer Diana Lasso is currently believed to be single. It is speculated that she is focused on her career, but perhaps she has a relationship but understands the value of keeping it out of the media spotlight. Dianna had a Twitter account that she used to promote her music but she has not been very active on social media for several years. As of mid-2018, sources inform us of a net worth that is over $1 million, mostly earned through her successful career as a singer. It is also believed that her net worth was also elevated from her association with Wayne Brady. As she continues her endeavors, it is expected that her wealth will also continue to increase. Diana Lasso is considered a successful artist in Columbia.

Last Modified: Mar 13, 2020

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