Shawn Wayans Biography


Shawn Wayans

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Birth Name: Shawn Wayans
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Birth Country: United States
Height: 6 Feet 1 Inch
Birth Sign: capricorn
Age: 46 Years
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Razzie Awards winner for Worst Actor, Shawn Wayans is an actor, producer and comedian from United States. He is famous in the world for appearing in the television series and movies like In Living Color, The Wayans Bros., and White Chicks. He has also established himself as a DJ and a writer. Shawn who is known by his nickname Sw.1 was born as Shawn M. Wayans in New York City, New York, United States of America to Howell Wayans and Elvira Wayans. He is an American and is of black ethnicity.

There is no any information about his married life but it seems like he has been in love affairs several times. From that romantic love life, he has been parents thrice. His first child, daughter Laila was born in 1999.

Shawn is the 1989 graduate of Bayard Rustin High School for the Humanities. He has been active in acting since 1988, that year he appeared in the comedy parody movie, I'm Gonna Git You Sucka. Next year, he appeared in the television series, In Living Color. He is also a great screenwriter and he made his writing debut in 1995 and that was with The Wayans Bros. He also appeared as the director and producer of this TV series. His net worth is expected to be around $30 million.

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Born in New York City, New York

1971 19th of January

Shawn who is known by his nickname Sw.1 was born as Shawn M. Wayans in New York City, New York, United States of America to Howell Wayans and Elvira Wayans. He is an American and is of black ethnicity.

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Began his acting career

1988

He has been active in acting since 1988, that year he appeared in the comedy parody movie, I'm Gonna Git You Sucka. Next year, he appeared in the television series, In Living Color. In 1991, he appeared in the TV series, MacGyver.

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Graduated from Bayard Rustin High School

1989

He joined Bayard Rustin High School for the Humanities with the start of 1980s. He began taking his formal education from there and finally in 1989 he completed his high school graduation from there. After that he continued in acting.

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Began his directorial career

1995

Shawn is a multi talented persona. Besides acting, he is also a great screenwriter and he made his writing debut in 1995 and that was with The Wayans Bros. He also appeared as the director and producer of this TV series.

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First child, Laila Wayans

1999

There is no any information about his married life but it seems like he has been in love affairs several times. From that romantic love life, he has been parents thrice. His first child, daughter Laila was born in 1999.

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Won BET Comedy Awards

2004

Till now, he has been nominated in lots of prestigious awards and he has also won several of them. In 2004, he got his one and only nomination in BET Comedy Awards and he was honored with this award that year for Outstanding Writing for a Box Office Movie.

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Third child, Marlon Wayans

2006

He became father for the third time in his life in 2006. That time he became that father of his first son and he named him Marlon Wayans. He was in good health when he was born but the information about his mother is unknown.

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Won The Stinkers Bad Movie Awards

2006

Till now, he has been nominated in The Stinkers Bad Movie Awards twice and out of these two nominations he has been honored only once. He won this award in 2006 for starring his role in the movie, Little man.

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