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Shawn Wayans Biography

Updated On 21 May, 2017 Published On 21 May, 2017
Shawn Wayans

Facts of Shawn Wayans

Date of Birth :
Age : 48 years old
Family Name : Wayans
Birth Place : 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, 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.

Early life

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.

Personal life

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.

Net Worth

The estimated net worth of Shawn is $30 million dollar which is no surprise considering his successful career.  

Shawn Wayans Children


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 brother made a pact to name their kids after one another.

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