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Shawn Wayans Biography

Updated On 15 May, 2023 Published On 21 May, 2017
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Facts of Shawn Wayans

Date of Birth :
Age : 53 years old
Family Name : Wayans
Birth Country : United States
Birth Sign : Capricorn
Height : 6 Feet 2 Inch

Relationship short Statistics of Shawn Wayans

What is Shawn Wayans marital status ? ( married,single, in relation or divorce): Married
How many children does Shawn Wayans have ? (name): 3 Children
Is Shawn Wayans having any relationship affair ?: No
Is Shawn Wayans Gay ? Don't Know

Shawn Mathis Wayans is an American actor who is famous for his work in White Chicks and Little Man. He was born in New York City, United States and grew up in the 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 Wayans Personal life

Well, Shawn seems to be a very private person and doesn't share much about his affairs. He may be 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 Wayans, 20, and Illia Wayans, 16, and a son, Marlon Wayans, 13. Marlon is named after Shawn’s younger brother, as the two brothers made a pact to name their kids after one another. Marlon too has two children, Amai Zackary Wayans and Shawn Howell Wayans.

In an interview, Shawn has openly talked about his parenthood and how blessed he feels every day. In an interview back in 2007, he stated, though it is like a blessing waking up next to them, it often becomes quite difficult to handle.

He also mentioned how naughty his son is and some times it really takes a toll.

Shawn's Daughter Laila Wayans Is a Dj and Runs her Own Clothing Line

His eldest daughter, Laila is carving her own path all by herself. She is the co-founder of own line of clothes and music production named 1321bleach, based in New York. Laila along with Westy Perkins runs the whole company.

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Her father Shawn is quite proud of his daughter as she is moving forward in life with her own artistic choices. Furthermore, she is also a big-time Dj and her genre includes modern trap, SoundCloud electronic subgenera, PC, metal, emo, and experimental glitch. Both Laila and Westy are working towards bringing a new class in current pop culture.

Shawn Wayans Net Worth

The estimated net worth of Shawn is $30 million dollars which is no surprise considering his successful career.  He's appeared in a number of movies and TV shows to date. Shawn starred in some of the massively hit pictures too. 

His movie, Dance Flick as the Daddy of Baby is able to collect $32,220 million at the box office. Similarly, his next successful movie is Little Man. It grossed $101,640,000 at box office. 

Apart from acting, he's a fine producer, D.J. and comedian as well. The 48-year-old pocketed $33,290,000 from the sales of the video Little Man. As a whole, the Wayans family has an estimated net worth of $18 3million. 

Shawn Wayans' Career

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.

Shawn Wayans Body Measurements

  • Height: 6ft 2inches
  • Weight: 190lbs
  • Age: 48
  • Eye color: Dark Brown
  • Hair color: Black

Shawn Wayans Wiki Bio

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 Wayans, Kim Wayans, Elvira Wayans and Nadia Wayans. He graduated from Bayard Rustin High school in Humanities in 1989.

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Shawn Wayans Children

DAUGHTER : Laila Wayans

Mother: Shawn Wayans

Shawn is a father of three children two daughters and a son. One of her daughter's name is Laila.


Mother: Shawn Wayans

Shawn Wayans second daughter's name is Illia. The detail about her birth date is not available.

SON : Marlon

Mother: Shawn Wayans

Marlon is the only son of Shawn. Marlon is named after Shawn's younger brother, as the two brothers made a pact to name their kids after one another.

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