Wayne Carpendale Net Worth in 2023 Career & Relationship

Estimated value: €1 million
Age: 45
Born: 03/23/1977
Country of origin: Germany
Source of Wealth: actor and presenter
Last updated: 2021

Short introduction

Wayne Howard Carpendale was born on March 23, 1977 in Frechen, Germany. After completing his education, he now works as a German actor and moderator. He is of South African descent and the son of the well-known pop singer Howard Carpendale.

early life

Wayne Carpendale was born on March 23, 1977 in Frechen, Germany and also grew up in his hometown. After elementary school and the first time in a secondary school, Wayne Carpendale went to England from 1992 and was enrolled there from 1992 to 1995 as a student at Stowe boarding school in Buckingham/England. In 1995 he graduated from school in England with the English university entrance qualification. It was also in England that he first came into contact with acting, as he was part of the class for the school musical Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. After graduating from high school, Wayne Carpendale first studied business administration at the University of Applied Sciences for Management (WHU) in Vallendar. He broke off his studies after his preliminary diploma with the desire to become an actor. That’s why Wayne Carpendale went to the USA in 1999 and took acting classes at the Lee Strasberg Theater and Film Institute in New York.


Returning to Germany, Wayne Carpendale quickly became known when he played in the soap Unter uns for the first time from February 2000 to October 2001, where he took on the role of Maximilian Pfitzer. In addition, Wayne Carpendale was in the hospital series alphateam – the lifesavers in the operating theater and played in some television productions such as The Crystal Princess. Wayne Carpendale also mimed the role of Old Surehand at the Karl May Games in Bad Segeberg in 2003. In the years 2005 to 2007, Wayne Carpendale also had an engagement in the ARD series Sturm der Liebe, where he was able to occupy one of the leading roles. In 2007, after more than 60 episodes, Wayne Carpendale returned to the set of Storm of Love to die his own serial death there.

At the end of 2007, Wayne Carpendale was able to return to the camera as the serial brother of the deceased role, in order to mime the twin there until mid-2008. In addition, Wayne Carpendale played the character of Dirk Scheerer in Our Charly. In the summer of 2006 he took on the leading role in the Rosamunde Pilcher film The Love of Her Life. The film was shot in his old homeland of England and directed by Michael Steinke. In 2013 and 2014 he was able to return to the stage for the Karl May Games in Bad Segeberg and take on the leading role of Old Shatterhand.

Career highlights

One of the highlights of Wayne Carpendale’s professional life is undoubtedly his participation in the hit show Let’s Dance. In 2006 he ventured onto the dance floor and competed there with professional dancer Isabel Edvardsson from Sweden. The two of them made it to the finale of the show, where they performed with Wolke Hegenbarth and her dance partner Oliver Seefeldt. Wayne Carpendale and his Swedish partner Edvardsson emerged victorious from the match.

Another highlight in Wayne Carpendale’s career is the moderation of the show Dancing on Ice, which Wayne Carpendale took over in 2006 in cooperation with his partner Mirjam Weichselbraun. In addition, he moderated many other programs such as Superkids – The greatest little talents in the world and Ran an den Mann. Incidentally, he moderated the second show together with his wife.

Famous quotes

When you know THAT’S NOT YOU, but still double-check to be sure.”

Amazing Facts

An interesting story is the one about a double of the well-known actor. As Wayne Carpendale himself posted on Instagram, he had to look several times before realizing just how much the actor resembled him. He posted a photo on his Instagram account showing the alleged double. He says: “If you know THAT’S NOT YOU, but still double-check to be sure”. Wayne Carpendale’s apparent twin really does look a lot like him. Even Wayne Carpendale’s numerous fans on Instsagram were amazed when they also recognized the resemblance. One of the followers writes about the picture: “It’s awesome, I only noticed it when I turned the phone”. Incidentally, the double is a Mr. Kononenko, who lives happily ever after with his wife Alena in Mallorca. Wayne Carpendale’s wife must have been very happy too, because she also saw the photo with the supposed Carpendale twin. So Wayne Carpendale is loyal to her, which must have made her very happy.

Estimated value: €1 million