Shawn Wayans Bio, Age, Family, Wife, Height, Net Worth, Movies

Shawn Wayans
Shawn Wayans


Shawn Wayans is an American actor, comedian, producer, and writer, who rose to fame for his role in The Wayans Bros, Scary Movie, and White Chicks. He is also known for starring in many comic spoofs alongside his brother Marlon.

Additionally, he was featured in the movie I’m Gonna Git You Sucka while still in high school. In 1991, he worked in the sketch TV comedy series entitled In Living Color which aired on Fox. Together with his brothers Marlon, Damon, Keenan, and his sister Kim, they have created an animated comedy series called The Boo Crew.

Moreover, he attended the Bayard Rustin High School which is located in West Chester, Pennsylvania. He is also the co-executive producer and star of the feature Don’t Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood. Shawn also guest-starred on episodes of Hangin’ with Mr. Cooper and MacGyver.

Shawn Wayans Age

Shawn is 53 years old. He was born on January 19, 1971, in New York, the United States of America. His birth sign is Capricorn.


Wayans was born and brought up in New York by his mother Elvira Alethia and his father Howell Stouten. His mother was a homemaker and a social worker while his father was a supermarket manager.

Additionally, he is the ninth of ten siblings and grew up in Fulton Houses in the Manhattan neighborhood of Chelsea. Some of his siblings include Keenen Ivory, Damon Sr., Marlon Wayans, Kim Wayans, Elvira Wayans, Nadia Wayans, Dwayne Wayans, Diedre Wayans, and Vonnie Wayans.


Wayans has been married to Ursula Marie Alberto. Together, the couple has been blessed with three kids, Laila Wayans, Illia Wayans, and Marlon Wayans Jr. Ursula was a fitness coach and a former fitness model.

Later, Shawn went ahead and dated Angelica Zackary but unfortunately, they broke up. Currently, his marital status is unknown. However, this information is under review and will soon be updated.

Height and Weight

Wayans stands at an approximate height of 6 feet and 1 inch tall and weighs 86 kg.

Net Worth

Wayans has been able to accumulate an approximate net worth of $30 million.

Shawn Wayans Movies

  • Don’t Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood
  • I’m Gonna Git You Sucka
  • Scary Movie
  • White Chicks
  • Littleman
  • Dance Flick