Facts of Shawn Wayans
|Full Name:||Shawn Wayans|
|Birth Date:||January 19, 1971|
|Profession:||Actor, Producer, Comedian Writer|
|Height:||6 feet 1 inches (1.85m)|
|Net Worth||$30 Million|
|Birth Place||New York|
|Education||Bayard Rustin High School|
|Siblings||Marlon Wayans, Keenen Ivory Wayans, Damon Wayans, Dwayne Wayans, Kim Wayans, Elvira Wayans, Nadia Wayans, Diedre Wayans, Vonnie Wayans|
|Kids||Illia 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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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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.
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 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 has been able to establish himself as a renowned comedian, actor, producer, and writer by profession as of now.