Shawn Wayans is an American actor best known for the work he has done on the Scary Movie franchise. Shawn Wayans is also a writer, producer and a popular comedian. He has worked with his brothers and also produced sitcom 'The Wayans Bros'. Other than that he is also known for his cool hairstyles.

 

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Personal Life

Shawn Wayans celebrates his birthday on 19 January. He was born in 1971 in New York City, the United States of America. His parents are Howell Stouten Wayans and Elvira Alethia. father Howell was a supermarket manager and mother Elvira a homemaker and social worker.

He was one among the ten children, where some of them are highly renowned celebrities including Marlon Wayans, Keenen Ivory Wayans, Damon Wayans, Kim Wayans, Dwayne Wayans, and Elvira Wayans. Shawn Wayans with his siblings grew up in the Fulton Houses located in Manhattan.

Shawn graduated from the Bayard Rustin High School for the Humanities. When it comes to parenthood, he has been blessed with three children with his wife. He has daughters named Laila and Illia born in 1999 and 2003 respectively. His son Marlon was born in 2006 who has been named after Shawn's brother Marlon Wayans. 

 

Professional Life

Shawn at the beginning of his career was a DJ, he started as DJ SW-1 on Fox's In Living Color. He was the performer and worked with brother Dwayne, who was the creator of the show, Marlon, Kim, and Damon. 'The Wayans Bros' was then created by Marlon and Shawn.

They also co-produced, wrote, and starred in the 'Don’t Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood' in the year 1996. Shawn was also seen as a guest a guest star on several episodes of Hangin' with Mr. Cooper and MacGyver. He also did a movie named Little Man for which he went shirtless.

Other than that he has also given his voice for the children's animated series 'Waynehead' as Toof. The series was based on his brother Damon's real life experience in childhood. He got the opportunity to star in his best-known movie with his brother Marlon in the 'Scary Movie'. The movie was directed by his older brother Keenan.

He then got a respiring role in the 2001 sequel of 'Scary Movie 2'. Later he was again seen in the brother Keenan Wayans direction named 'White Chicks' in 2004. He was seen in the FBI agents role. Shawn was then again with brother Keenen and Marlon for the movie of 2006 'Little Man'. He was the one who co-produced and wrote.

 

Social Media

When it comes to social media, Shawn Wayans is only available on Twitter. He does not have his Instagram or Facebook. He has 168 thousand of followers on his Twitter account where he has 1,523 tweets till now.

He generally shares stuffs about his works and shows. There are also several comic pictures too. 

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