July 22, 2024
Diana Lasso

You know how people get the spotlight after a bad divorce from a popular person? This is exactly the story of Diana Lasso. Marriages that we expect would work out because of the face value that the couple gets to show us sometimes fail.

For Diana Lasso, her marriage to Wayne Brady, arguably one of America’s finest comedians, failed because of so many factors. As if the media were waiting for the blow-up to happen, it caught up on so many blogs and tabloids like wildfires. 

Quick Facts About Diana Lasso

  • Name: Diana Lasso
  • Birthday: March 4, 1975
  • Birthplace: Columbia
  • Nationality: Columbian
  • Ethnicity: Mixed
  • Height: 5 feet 3 inches
  • Weight: 50kg
  • Eye Color: Blue
  • Hair Color: Deep Brown
  • Zodiac sign: Pisces
  • Marital status: Not Known

In this article, we will be looking at facts about Diana Lasso, the ex-wife of Wayne Brady. We will comb through her biography that is available and try to explore why her marriage to Brady failed. Music alone can endear anyone to fans. When you add comedy to it, fans will drool over you. This is the case for Wayne Brady. Good-looking, funny, great voice, man, that’s all the recipe to getting a fine lady and Brady embodies these attributes so well. But, what happens when you get the woman of your dreams and it doesn’t work out? Unfortunately, this is the story of Diana Lasso and Wayne Brady. 

Anyways, we have curated 10 facts about Diana Lasso. Details about her early life, relationships, and every other part we do not know will be captured. 

#1. Diana Lasso is Columbian

While Diana’s face may give her away as someone with Asian ancestry, she is actually a Columbian. Undoubtedly, she is from mixed races which is obvious in her physiological features. Diana was born on March 4, 1975, in Columbia. Even though she currently lives in the United States of America, it takes nothing away from being Colombian through and through. 

#2. Nobody Knows The Names of Her Parents

For years now, nobody knows the names of Lasso’s parents. Remember that Diana Lasso herself got into the limelight because of her marriage to Brady. So, it makes sense that her background is shrouded in secrecy. There are no details about whether she has siblings or not. 

#3. Diana Lasso is a Musician

Well, maybe not the superstar musician but Diana is a pretty good singer. She has earned the respect of Colombians with her music. One of her songs that has made the country hit list is Esta Noche No, which gathered national momentum. She hasn’t done so many songs as it looks like she is just using music as a pastime of some sort. But, if her music is good, ask the Colombians, you will get your answer. 

#4. Diana Lasso’s Ex-husband is a Comedian

One of the shows that catapulted Diana Lasso’s ex-husband, Wayne Brady, is Whose Line Is It Anyway. His role was so good that he got to be a recurring cast member on the American version of the show. He has travelled widely to host comedy shows and he is considered to be hilarious; his audience numbers show this. 

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#5. Diana Lasso and Wayne Brady Married in 1993

How did the couple meet? Nobody knows. We just know that they saw each other and fell in love. If the chemistry is good, you go for it, right? This is exactly what the lovers did. After dating for a while, they decided to tie the knots on December 31, 1993. Yeah, you noticed it was New Year’s Eve, right? Must have been double celebrations. 

#6. Divorce: The Love birds Separated

Not every time we get to see the “happily ever after” scenarios. Sometimes, it is the reverse. It is not uncommon to find couples who have it smooth to get hitches so bad that they want to separate. Divorce rates among celebrities are high, but it is how the entertainment world is. For Diana Lasso, it took two years for them not to be able to handle each other. After accommodating enough from each other, the couple decided it was best to go their separate ways. It must have been painful, but, according to them, it needed to be done. 

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#7. Wayne Brady Suffered from Clinical Depression in His Marriage to Lasso.

This fact didn’t come up during the divorce process. But, it was later revealed that Wayne Brady Suffered from clinical depression while he married Diana Lasso. It definitely must have been one of the factors that sealed the divorce. Also, we heard the couple also had commitment issues. When trust is broken, it may never be regained. 

#8. Diana Lasso and Wayne Have a Daughter

Now, this is where it gets interesting. After the couple’s separation, it was revealed that the couple later had a daughter together. Her name is Maile Masako Brady. She was born on February 3, 2003. Does that mean after the divorce they still saw each other and had a romantic relationship? Well, isn’t that what it looks like?

#9. Diana Lasso is Currently Single.

Since her divorce more than two decades ago, Diana Lasso has remained single. The rationale behind this decision is still not known but it looks like she doesn’t want to have anything to do with being married. Meanwhile, Wayne Brady on the other hand married Mandie Taketa, but again, he divorced for the second time. 

#10. Diana Lasso is Worth $1 million

According to various reliable sources, Diana Lasso’s net worth stands at $1 million. She must have made it from her musical endeavors. It is almost certain that her divorce settlement may have contributed to her net worth as her ex-husband is a rich guy. 


Why Diana has chosen to remain single remains a mystery, but the 46-year-old is still a beautiful woman. If she decides to want another relationship now, we will be happy for her. She still has years ahead of her.