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Wanda SykEverything to KnowAbout Alex Niedbalski & Their 14 YearMarriagees Wife

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Wanda Sykes, 58, has been a comedy icon for nearly 30 years

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After making her standup debut in the late 1980s

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Wanda moved to New York to pursue comedy and eventually was hired to be a writer for The Chris Rock Show in the 90s

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She’s gone on to many accomplishments of her own, including a number of comedy specials and TV and movie roles

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Since the mid-2000s, Wanda has had her wife Alex Niedbalski by her side

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While Alex may not be a comedian like Wanda

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Wanda and Alex tied the knot in October 2008, a month before the comic came out as a lesbian

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During a rally supporting same sex marriage and pushing back against Prop 8 in California

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The Oscars host looked back on the fight after the pair wed in an anniversary post celebrating 12 years