Haywood Nelson Net Worth

Haywood Nelson was born on March 25, 1960 in  New York City, New York, United States, is Actor, Soundtrack. Haywood Nelson is best known as Dwayne Nelson from the legendary TV show What's Happening!! (1976). Haywood played Dwayne, a pretty boy who is a little shy, friendly, down to earth teen, who was likable and with his catch phrase, "Hey, Hey, Hey," became a favorite, memorable character by all who watched him then and now. He maintained that persona as an adult on What's Happening Now! (1985) as well. Haywood arguably became the first Black TV teenage sex symbol while on What's Happening!! (1976); young teenage girls finally had someone of their age group to swoon over, and Haywood was the perfect match with his pretty boy looks and dimpled smile. Upon that he had a sweetness, a sense of humor, wit, and a natural likability about him that complimented his character and made him successful and likable. He was a guy, guys liked and girls liked which is a rare quality.Haywood was a child star, appearing in many national commercials; he also appeared on Broadway in a successful show, "Thieves," At the age of 14, he also guest starred on Sanford and Son (1972) as Grady's grandson; at 15, he was in the cast of a spin-off of Sanford and Son called Grady (1975). The show was short-lived but Haywood wasn't; the next year, in 1976, at the age of 16, he finally got his break and became a TV star in a role of a lifetime as Dwayne on What's Happening!! (1976).Haywood Nelson is still in the entertainment business, mainly behind the scenes; he has done talk shows, TV shows and many interviews.
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Age, Biography and Wiki

Who is it? Actor, Soundtrack
Birth Day March 25, 1960
Birth Place  New York City, New York, United States
Age 60 YEARS OLD
Birth Sign Aries
Occupation Actor
Years active 1974–present
Spouse(s) Khnadya Skye, PhD. (2014) Diana Ramos (1987–1998) Sheryl Piland (1981–1984)

💰 Net worth: $950,000

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Biography/Timeline

1973

Nelson, who grew up in Garden City Park, Long Island, New York, was a child star, appearing in many national commercials and in a movie, Mixed Company. From 1973 to 1974, he performed on Broadway alongside Marlo Thomas in Thieves. At the age of 14, he guest starred on Sanford and Son as Grady's grandson; at 15, he was in the cast of a spin-off of Sanford and Son called Grady (1975). The show was short-lived. The next year, in 1976, at the age of 16, he landed the role of Dwayne on What's Happening!!, the first African-American teen sitcom. As a "teenage heartthrob" on a popular television series, Nelson was one of the first African-American teen idols. In 1977, Nelson guest starred on Kojak in the episode "The Godson" as Bobby Moore.

2014

Nelson still works in entertainment. He does not work behind the scenes anymore since 2014. In the past,he has worked in talk shows, TV shows and interview programs. Nelson today, is a main point advisor in his current wife's company SKYEWOOD. His wife Khnadya Skye aka Skye Nelson is also listed as Nelson's Attorney at SAG-AFTRA. It is also said that his wife is definitely and directly related to the Royal Family's of Saudi Arabia and Dubai. Which is why Nelson is rarely seen and extremely private nowadays. Nelson hasn't seen or spoken to his former "What's Happening!!" castmates, since 2014. Despite the fact that there are similarities, Nelson and the late Prince Rogers Nelson are not related. Both Nelson and his current wife have been publicly vocal on this subject strongly. Acquantainces yes, but only family of his music and spirit for life.