Wyatt Cenac

Birth Name: Wyatt John Foster Cenac, Jr.

Place of Birth: New York City, New York, U.S.

Date of Birth: April 19, 1976

*father – African-Grenadian, as well as 1/16th French
*mother – African-American

Wyatt Cenac is an American comedian, actor, producer, and writer.

Wyatt is the son of Patricia Hampton and Wyatt Cenac. His father was born on Saint Mark Parish, Grenada. Wyatt was raised by his American mother, and Trinidadian stepfather, in Dallas, Texas.

A DNA test taken by Wyatt stated that he shares maternal genetic ancestry with the Yoruba people from Nigeria.

Wyatt’s paternal grandfather is Francis Alphonso Cenac (the son of William Emanual/Emanuel Cenac and Isabella Fletcher). William was the son of Francis Cenac, who was born in Saint Lucia, to a French father and a black mother; and of Mary Emilia McVean.

His uncle is Hon. Mr. Justice Dunbar Cenac, of the Registry of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court. Wyatt is a cousin of Bernard Coard, who served as Deputy Prime Minister of Grenada.

2 Responses

  1. Oaken05 says:

    I come across this photo from time and time on here, and there is simply nothing about it that looks like him; the clothes, everything is just off. Maybe it was a time he was really made up, or maybe it’s a mistaken identity?

  2. andrew says:

    Francis was born in Saint Lucia, to a French officer, Cherebin Cenac, from Agen, and an African woman. Mary Emilia was the daughter of Mary Budd.

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