Shawn Wayans is an American actor, DJ, producer, writer, and comedian, popular for his roles on the Scary Movie franchise. In 1999, he has appeared in a film, New Blood.
The ninth of ten siblings, Shawn Wayans landed on the earth on January 19, 1971, in New York City and has American nationality. The actor and producer is the ninth child of Elvira Alethia (Green), a homemaker and social worker, and Howell Stouten Wayans, a supermarket manager.
Shawn grew up with his siblings, five sisters, Diedre Wayans, Nadia Wayans, Elvira Wayans, Kim Wayans, Vonnie Wayans, and four brothers, Damon Kyle Wayans, Sr. (actor, comedian, writer) , Keenen Ivory Wayans, Sr (actor, comedian), Marlon Wayans (Actor/ Comedian), and Dwayne Wayans.
Happy Father’s Day to my brothers my teachers my friends my fathers. Love y’all. Thank u for always being an example of good. Thank u for all the contributions to this family and this legacy. All good men with good hearts and great intentions. I strive to carry a torch that sometimes is hard to hold up. I work hard to carry and create some traditions that the next generations can instill theirs. I thank y’all i love y’all i am y’all happy Father’s Day
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The 48 years, Shawn Wayans got married to girlfriend-turned-wife, Angelica Zackary. The couple together shared three kids: Laila Wayans(daughter), Illia Wayans(daughter), and Marlon Wayans(son).
Unfortunately, the couple parted their ways after a long time of relationship in 2005.
After his divorce, he dated and tied the wedding knot with wife, Ursula Alberto.
Being an actor, and producer, Wayans earns a huge amount of money and he has managed his net worth to be $30 million.
His way to glory started in 1988 with a film, I’m Gonna Git You Sucka, followed by his performance in the film, In living color. As a producer, Shawn has worked in 10 films, and among them, Don’t Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood, and Littleman is the most remembered.
He is the creator of the series, The Wayans Bros as well as has co-written Scary Movie and its five sequels. In 2015, he appeared on TV series for children “Thugaboo”.