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Shawn Wayans

Shawn Wayans

Facts of Shawn Wayans

Full Name:Shawn Wayans
Birth Date:January 19, 1971
Age:49 years
Gender:Male
Profession:Actor, Producer, Comedian Writer
Country:United States
Horoscope:Capricorn
Height: 6 feet 1 inches (1.85m)
DivorceUrsula Wayans
Net Worth$30 Million
Eye ColorBlack
Hair ColorBlack
Birth PlaceNew York
NationalityAmerican
EthnicityBlack
EducationBayard Rustin High School
FatherHowell Wayans
MotherElvira Wayans
SiblingsMarlon Wayans, Keenen Ivory Wayans, Damon Wayans, Dwayne Wayans, Kim Wayans, Elvira Wayans, Nadia Wayans, Diedre Wayans, Vonnie Wayans
KidsIllia Wayans, Laila Wayans, Marlon Wayans
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American actor-producer, comedian, and writer, Shawn Wayans is popular for co-starring along with his brother Marlon in numerous comic spoofs. Also, he is well-known for his appearances in the ‘Scary Movie’ film franchise.

Early Life of Shawn Wayans

Son of the father, Howell Wayans, and mother Elvira Wayans born on January 19, 1971, in New York, United States. His father becomes a grocery store manager, and mom turned into a homemaker. Having American nationality; Shawn belongs to black ethnicity.

Shawn Wayans with his father and sibling brother
Caption: Shawn Wayans with his father and sibling brother (Photo: Instagram)

He has 9 siblings, they are Marlon Wayans, Keenen Ivory Wayans, Damon Wayans, Dwayne Wayans, Kim Wayans, Elvira Wayans, Nadia Wayans, Diedre Wayans, and Vonnie Wayans. He attended the Bayard Rustin High School located in West Chester, Pennsylvania. 

Father of 3 Kids; Who is Shawn Wayans Wife?

The 49-years-old actor Shawn had a wife but divorced. From his married life, he became the father of 3 kids from his wife whose name is Ursula Wayans. It is not disclosed whether Shawn married Ursula. But from their romantic relationship, they became parents of three children. His ex-wife Ursula is a fitness trainer and small-time actress.

Shawn Wayans's ex-wife Ursula with their kids
Caption: Shawn Wayans’s ex-wife Ursula with their kids (Photo: Liverampup)

The couple blessed with their first child, Laila Wayans born in 1999. The relationship between Shawn and Ursula continued to blossom and moved smoothly. Then they became parents of their second child together, a daughter named Illia Wayans born in 2002. After 2 years, the couple became parents of a third child, a son named Marlon Wayans born in 2004. The couple’s third son named after Shawn’s brother, Marlon.

Shawn Wayans clicking picture with his daughters
Caption: Shawn Wayans clicking a picture with his daughters (Photo: Liverampup)

Slowly their relationship turned sour after living together for many years. According to rumors, the couple had a split-up in 2008 and chose to stay away from each other. However, the reason for their break up was not officially revealed. Currently, he is single.

Shawn 2nd Husband of Ursula

His ex-wife Ursula is a fitness trainer and small-time actress. Actually, she was already married and subsequent divorce from a professional fitness trainer. She met with her first husband at a gym in San Francisco.

Shawn Wayans with his co-actor Shoshana Bush attend the premiere of Paramount Pictures' "Dance Flick" at ArcLight Cinemas on May 20, 2009 in Hollywood, California
Caption: Shawn Wayans with his co-actor Shoshana Bush attend the premiere of Paramount Pictures’ “Dance Flick” at ArcLight Cinemas on May 20, 2009, in Hollywood, California (Photo: Zimbio)

After divorce, Ursula began dating Shawan during the late 1990s, when she was competing in fitness events around New York. From their relationship, the couple became parents of three children. She lives a low profile life after divorce.

Net Worth of Shawn Wayans in Millions

Shawn prime source of earning is hіѕ ѕеvеrаl саrееrѕ іn thе fіlm іnduѕtrу. He earned wealth as well as fame by рlауіng vаrіоuѕ rоlеѕ іn fіlmѕ and tеlеvіѕіоn ѕеrіеѕ. Shawn Wayans has an estimated net worth of $30 million. Also, he earned a handsome salary from his multiple careers as an actor-producer, comedian, and writer.

Shawn Wayans clicking picture sitting in outside his car
Caption: Shawn Wayans clicking picture sitting in outside his car (Photo: Instagram)

Also, he is earning frоm dіѕk јосkеуіng, рrоduсіng аnd реrfоrmіng соmеdу. The movie “Scary Movie” which he co-wrote collected worth of $157 million at the box office. The film was made on the budget of only $19 million. He is active in the entertainment industry earning handsome salary out of his work.

How tall is Shawn Wayans?

The actor Shawn has a muscular body that weighs around 86 kg i.e 189 pounds. He stands at a height of 6 feet 1 inch i.e 1.87 m tall. Shawn has a black color hair with the same color eyes i.e black.

Career

Shawn started his professional career when he was studying in high school. He featured in the movie named  “I’m Gonna Git You Sucka” in 1988. Then he began working in the sketch television comedy series entitled “In Living Color” aired on Fox as DJ SW-1 in 1991. In the show, he featured along with his brothers Damon, Marlon, Dwayne, and Keenen, and sister Kim.

Shawn Wayans clicking photo
Caption: Shawn Wayans clicking photo (Photo: Pinterest)

Shawn came into limelight after portraying the role of Ray Wilkins in the horror-comedy movies Scary Movie and Scary Movie 2. He played the role of Kevin Copeland in the comedy film White Chicks in 2004. He has featured in numerous movies like Hangin’ with Mr. Cooper (1993), Happily Ever After Fairy Tales for Every Child (1999), 2000 MTV Video Music Awards (2000), The Parent ‘Hood (1996), The Best of Robert Townsend & His Partners in Crime (1991) and much more.

Shawn Wayans acting in the movie
Caption: Shawn Wayans acting in the movie (Photo: YouTube)

Shawn Wayans has been able to establish himself as a renowned comedian, actor, producer, and writer by profession as of now.