Shawn Mathis Wayans is an American actor, DJ, producer, writer, and comedian. He was born in New York City, United States and grew up in Manhattan neighborhood of Chelsea. Shawn graduated from Maynard Rustin High School in humanities in the year 1989 before taking up a career on the silver screen. He has also established himself as a DJ and a writer.
Shawn is the ninth child of ten siblings of Elvira Alethia, a homemaker and social worker and Howell Stouten Wayans, a supermarket manager. Shawn is the brother of Keenen Ivory, Damon Sr., Marlon, Kim, Elivra and Nadia Wayans. He graduated from Bayard Rustin High school in Humanities in 1989.
Wayans started his career in 1988, made his first appearance in “I’m gonna get you Sucka” which was one of the films that were written and directed by his older brother Keenen. Shawm’s professional life rose to fame when he started working more in movies, and his first big break was with the film “Scary Movie” which he co-wrote. Besides his remarkable roles, Shawn was also the core creator of “Thugaboo” a children television series that started in 2006.
Well, Shawn seems to be a very private person and doesn't share much about his affairs. He maybe a married but the details about his wife or when and where they married are not known to the media.
Though there is no detail about his marriage, it is well known that Shawn is a father of three children; two daughters, Laila and Illia and a son, Marlon. Marlon is named after Shawn’s younger brother, as the two brother made a pact to name their kids after one another.
The estimated net worth of Shawn is $30 million dollar which is no surprise considering his successful career.