He was the son of English-born parents Eric Myers (1922–1991), an insurance agent, and his wife, Alice E.
(née Hind; born 1926), an office supervisor and a veteran of the Royal Air Force. Macdonald Collegiate Institute and then graduated from Stephen Leacock Collegiate Institute in 1982.
In 1992, Myers and Dana Carvey adapted Wayne's World into a full-length motion picture based on the SNL sketch.
In 2011 Myers returned to The Comedy Store in London to perform a one-time reprisal of his role with The Comedy Store Players.
The UK comedy website Chortle praised his performance.
That year Myers also starred in So I Married an Axe Murderer, which garnered a cult following. Myers returned to acting in 1997 with the film Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery, then a sequel in 1999, Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me, and finally Austin Powers in Goldmember in 2002.
Myers played both the title role (Austin Powers) and the villain (Dr.
He returned to Toronto and Second City in 1986 as a cast member in the Second City's Toronto main stage show, Second City Theatre.
In 1988, he moved from Second City in Toronto to Chicago.Wayne appeared both in studio and in a series of location sketches directed and edited by Allan Novak.Myers wrote another sketch, "Kurt and Dieter", co-starring with Second City's Dana Andersen and also directed by Novak, which would later turn into the popular "Sprockets" sketch on Saturday Night Live.Myers began dating actress and comedy writer Robin Ruzan in the late 1980s after meeting at a hockey game in Chicago, during which Myers caught a puck and used the incident as an icebreaker to strike up a conversation with Ruzan. W (Rest of the World) and scored his penalty during a sudden death shootout after the game ended 2–2 (June 6, 2010). In 2014, Myers starred in a commercial with his brother Peter for Sears Canada, using "humorous banter to spread the message that, despite rumours, Sears wasn't shutting down".The couple married on , and Myers later referred to Ruzan as "his muse". He played in the 2010 Soccer Aid for UNICEF UK football match, England vs. The Rest of the World team beat England for the first time since the tournament started. Peter at the time was senior director of planning at Sears head office in Toronto, and he was laid off in 2017 without severance despite 36 years of service after Sears Canada filed for bankruptcy protection.Myers made a cameo appearance in Britney Spears' music video Boys as his film character Austin Powers.