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Full NameShawn Wayans
First NameShawn
Last NameWayans
Birth NameShawn Mathis Wayans
Professionactor, DJ, producer, writer and comedian
Birth CityNew York
Birth CountryUnited States of America
Father NameHowell Stouten Wayans
Father Professionsupermarket manager
Mother NameElvira Alethia
Mother Professionsocial worker
Gender IdentityMale
Sexual OrientationStraight
Marital StatusSingle
No Of ChildrenThree
EducationBayard Rustin High School for the Humanities
Height184 cm
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Date of Birth19,1971

Shawn Wayans belongs to one of Hollywood's largest and most successful comedic Wayans families. He has built a highly successful path as an actor, DJ, producer, and comedian. He started making a name for himself after his role in a hit comedy White Chicks, directed by his brother Keenen Ivory Wayans

Wayns is also credited for his marvelous performance in many other successful movies and TV shows such as Dance Flick, Little Man, Scary Movie 2, and Animals as well.   

How Much Is Shawn Wayans Worth In 2020? 

As per estimation made by Celebrity Net Worth, Shawn Wayans owns $30 million net worth. The actor made his professional debut appearing in the 1988 film I'm Gonna Get You Sucka with his older brother Keenen.

American actor and producer Shawn Wayans
American actor and producer Shawn Wayans

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It was not until Shawn played DJ SW-1 on Fox's In Living Color that his career really skyrocketed. From 1995-99, he appeared in the sitcom The Wayans Bros.

Wayns co-wrote, co-executive produced and appeared in the hit film Don't Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood in 1996. 

Here is the list of some box office hit movies Shawn featured in,

Movie BudgetBox OfficeCast Members
I'm Gonna Git You Sucka (1988)$3 million $13 millionBernie Casey, Antonio Fargas, and Isaac Hayes
Scary Movie (2000)$19 million $278 millionJon Abrahams, Carmen Electra, and Shannon Elizabeth
Little Man (2006)$64 million $104 millionMarlon Wayans and Kerry Washington
White Chicks (2004)$37 million$113 millionJaime King and Frankie Faison

Besides his work in movies, Shawn became part of many TV projects. In 1999, the actor worked in Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child. A year after, he went on to play in 2000 MTV Video Music Awards. His last on-screen project is Animals.

The average salary of an actor is around $53,000.

Who Is The Richest Wayans Brother?

The Wayans siblings – all ten of them – have found immense success and done very well in the entertainment industry since the early 90s. 

Wayans siblings have directed, produced, written, and starred in over 45 movies and TV shows over the past two decades. After having such a significant career in the industry, all of them also have collected a considerable amount of fortune. Let's check out. 

Wayans brothers
Wayans brothers 

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Keenen Ivory Wayans is one of the richest Wayans brothers who has $65 million net worth. Damon Wayans is second richest having $35 million net worth, whereas Shawn Wayans owns $30 million, and Marol Wayans has $40 million as of 2020. Their sister Kim Wayans' net worth is $8 million.  

Where Does He Live? 

Shawn Wayans currently resides in his house nestled in Los Angeles, California. The financial details of his house are still unclear, but as per some sources, the average price of the house in the city is over $800k. 

Shawn Wayans: Short Biography

Shawn Wayans was born on January 19, 1971, in New York City, to Howell Stouten Wayans, a supermarket manager, and Elvira Alethia, a homemaker and social worker.

Wayans spent most of his childhood days in the Fulton Houses located in the Manhattan neighborhood of Chelsea. He attended the Bayard Rustin High School for the Humanities, graduating in 1989. 

Talking about his personal life, Shawn is a proud father to three children; two daughters Illia Wayans and Laila Wayans, and a son named Marlon Wayans

The actor has never revealed the name of their biological mother. 

Updated On Tue Mar 31 2020 Published On Mon Mar 30 2020 By Simond