Is Shawn Wayans Married? No, he isn’t and is living a divorced life. His wife name was Angelica Zackary but the couple ended their conjugal life with means of getting a divorce. From their married life, the duo is blessed with three children including a son named Marlon and two daughters named Laila and Ellie.
Their divorce took place a long time ago in 2005. Shawn Wayans never had the second marriage which created a rumor stating him as gay. But the reality is, Shawn’s sexual orientation is straight and has dated many beautiful girls. His past relationship and affairs prove that Shawn is not gay. As per some wiki sites, he is currently in the relationship with Ursula Alberto and some suppose her as his second wife. Let’s explore in detail about Wayans biography below:
Who is Shawn Wayans?
Shawn Wayans is an American actor who is also a producer, DJ, comedian and writer by profession. The man of versatility is known for his outstanding role in movies like In Living Color, White Chicks and The Wayans Bros. He was born on January 19, 1971, which makes his age be 49 years old as of 2020. .
Early Life and Education
The American comedian was born as Shawn Mathis Wayans in 1971 in New York City, the United States. He was born to the parents named Elvira Alethia (mother) and Howell Stouten Wayans (father). His mother was a homemaker and a social worker whereas his father was a supermarket manager by profession.
Shwan was ninth among the ten siblings including Marlon, Keenen Ivory, Elvira, Ebony R. Hemphill-Wayans, Ryan A. Wayans, Kim and Damon Sr. Shawn was inspired by his siblings who are also renowned figures in the industry. Regarding his religion, his family once followed Jehovah’s Witnesses whereas he is Afro-American when his ethnicity is concerned.
Shawn spent his childhood days in the Fulton Houses in Manhattan. He attended the Bayard Rustin High School and completed his graduation in the year 1989 in the Humanities faculty.
Career and Professional Life
Shawn started working in the sketch television comedy series entitled In Living Color aired on Fox as DJ SW-1. Later, he turned as a featured performer joining his brothers Damon, Marlon, Dwayne and Keenen and sister Kim. Keenen was the creator of the show. He started creating and being starred in the sitcom The Wayans Bros with his brother Marlon.
As of now, Shawn has been able to establish himself as a renowned comedian, actor, producer and writer by profession. As a writer, he has contributed to movies like Dance Flick, Scary Movie, Scary Movie 2, White Chicks, Little Man and The Wayans Bros.
He is also the producer for the hit comedy movies like Little Man, White Chicks, Scary Movie and Scary Movie 2 released in 2006, 2004, 2000 and 2001 respectively. He has been in the acting industry since the 1980’s. He was earlier seen in action comedy parody movie entitled I’m Gonna Git You Sucka in the role of a pedestrian released in 1988.
He got huge recognition after portraying the role of Ray Wilkins in the horror-comedy movies Scary Movie and Scary Movie 2. In 2004, he played the role of Kevin Copeland in the comedy film White Chicks. Since then, he has appeared 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.
Scary Movie’s Ray Wilkins actor Shawn has appeared in many films in the character of gay which has created confusion in the audiences. However, his sexual orientation is straight and was once a married man. With his wife Angelica Zackary, Shawn is the father to three children. Since his divorce in 2005, he has never thought of getting married for the second time but has been romantically linked with a few beautiful ladies. His eldest daughter’s name is Laila Wayans whereas his son name is Marlon Wayans II who was named after Shawns’ younger brother Marlon.
With an average body type, the comedian Shawn Wayans has a tall height of 6 feet and 1 inch or 185cm. With his black hair and brown colored eyes, Shawn possesses an appealing and charming personality. He weighs about 86 kg or 190 pounds. The Scary Movie star needs a shoe of size 11 as per the U.S. measurements. He must be a fitness freak following a strict diet, nutritional and workout plans. He loves to have Green Tea.
Salary and Net worth
American actor Shawn Wayans has a net worth of 30 million USD. He has made a great fortune from his acting career alongside his investments in various hit comedy movies. He is paid his salary in the millions figure for his acting job in the movies. More than the financial returns, Shawn has earned a good name and is appreciated by the audiences worldwide. We have no records of Shawn’s Lifetime Achievement but it is said that he has received a nomination for 10 awards and is the winner of the 2004’s BET Comedy Awards
Wiki and Facts
Most of the popular wiki sites including Wikipedia have presented comedian Shawn’s biography. He is active on Twitter since April 2009 @shawn_wayans where he has been followed by over 175k followers. His Instagram profile is available @shawn_wayans but hasn’t posted yet.