Quick Facts of Shawn Wayans

Shawn Wayans is an American actor, writer, producer, comedian, and television personality. He has been active in the film industry since 1988 and made his acting debut with the movie I’m Gonna Git You Sucka in the role of Pedestrian. People got to know him after he got the role in the television series In Living Color, Scary Movie, and Scary Movie 2.

Throughout his career, he has directed, acted, and written in several movies and T.V. series. In this article, we’ll talk about not just his professional career but also talk about his personal life. So, without further delay, let’s dig into the information.

Shawan Wayans’ Wiki-Bio, Age, and Family Details

Shawan Wayans was born on January 19, 1971, in New York City, United States. Howell Stouten Wayans and Elvira Althia are his parents’ names. Further, he was born into a well-to-do family background where his father was a supermarket store manager, and his mother was a social worker. His family was at one time Jehovah’s Witnesses. Currently, his age is 52.

Shawan Wayans
Shawan Wayans is an American actor, comedian, director, writer, and television star.

Furthermore, the actor grew up in Fulton Houses located in Manhattan. Marlon Wayans, Keenen Ivory Wayans, Damon Wayans, Dwayne Wayans, Kim Wayans, Elvira Wayans, Vonnie Wayans, Diedre Wayans, and Nadia Wayans are his nine siblings. And his brother Marlon and Keenen is also American actor, writer, producer, and comedian. Both brothers have worked together in several movies and T.V. shows. Regarding her academic history, he completed his education at Bayard Rustin High School in 1989 and studied Humanities.

Is Shawn Wayans a Married Man? Who is His Wife?

Shawan Wayans is currently living a private lifestyle and avoids public attention. He may or may not be married at the moment. there is no hint of his current relationship status. It is assumed that the actor is leading a single life now having multiple relationship failures in the past.

Previously, Wayans married fitness instructor and former fitness model Ursula Alberto at a private wedding ceremony. However, he hardly appears in public places these days to talk about his relationship. 

Shawn Wayans
Shawn Wayans with the American actress Shoshana Bush.

The duo first met in the late 1990s, but when they got married is not revealed. After being together for some time, they got separated in 2008. The actual reason for their divorce is still mysterious. And the ex-couple were the parents of three kids; Laila Wayans (daughter), born in 1999; Illia Wayans (daughter), born in 2003; Marlon Wayans Jr (son), born in 2006.

After his separation from Ursula, the Scary Movie actor remained out of love rumors and so far, it seems to be that way. Also, the man was previously linked to Angelica Zachary. Check out the relationship status of American actor Kadeem Hardison. 

How Much is Shawn Wayans’ Net Worth & Salary?

Shawn Wayans has collected a good amount of fortune throughout his successful career. And along with his brother Marlon Wayans, he has directed and produced several movies and TV shows. Further, he has been active in the film industry since 1998. The actor cum comedian has an incredible net worth of $30 million as of 2023. Likewise, he makes a good income as a director, producer, actor, and writer. No doubt, the actor lives a high-profile life.

Shawn Wayans
Shawn Wayans has a total net worth of $30 million as of 2023. Image Source: Shawn’s Instagram@therealdjsw1

On the other hand, he also makes additional income from advertisement, sponsorship, and paid partnerships with the general public. He has a sweet house in Los Angeles, California, and there is no doubt that he is currently living a lavish lifestyle. Besides that, take a look at the professional life of American actor Dondré Whitfield.

Movies & TV Show

Shawan Wayans started his career along with his brother Keenen Ivory Wayans, he has directed and acted in the television show In Living Color. Further, he started working on another television series called The Wayans Bros with his brother Marlon Wayans. Later, he starred in the American horror-comedy Scary Movie, which was a big commercial hit movie back in the day. The film was directed by his brother Keenen and written by him. Later, the first sequel, Scary Movie 2, was released in 2001. 

Until now, he has acted in movies like I’m Gonna Git You Sucka, Don’t Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood, New Blood, Open Mic, White Chicks, Little Man, Dance Flick, Vanilla Ice Archive, Why We Laugh: Black Comedians on Black Comedy and many others. 

Not only in the movies, but he has also acted in television series like the 2000 MTV Video Music Awards, Animals, Comics Come Home 4, Hangin’ with Mr. Cooper, Legends Ball, The Parent ‘Hood, The Wayans Bros, Thugaboo: Miracle on D-Roc’s Street, Thugaboo: Sneaker Madness, and Waynehead, etc

Social Media And Body Measurement

Shawan Wayans has active social media accounts like Instagram and Twitter but isn’t active on Facebook. And he has a strong fan base and several fan pages on his social networking sites. On Instagram, he has the username @therealdjsw1 with 351 thousand followers. Moreover, he is active on Twitter with the user handle @shawn_wayans, and there he has 173.3 thousand followers. And he joined Twitter on April 2009. 

Furthermore, the Scary Movie actor stands at the height of 6 ft 2 inches (1.87 m), and his weight is 86 kg (189 lbs). Additionally, he hasn’t revealed information about his body measurement is mysterious. 

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