|Shawn Wayans Quick Info|
|Height||6 ft 1½ in|
|Date of Birth||January 19, 1971|
Shawn Wayans is a multi-talented American actor, DJ, producer, writer, and comedian who is best known for his portrayal of Kevin Copeland in White Chicks, Ray in Scary Movie 2, and Darryl in Little Man. Other than, he is also known to be the brother of stars Dwayne, Marlon, Keenen Ivory, Damon Sr., and Kim Wayans.
Shawn Mathis Wayans
New York City, New York, United States
He attended the Bayard Rustin High School for the Humanities from where he graduated in 1989.
Actor, DJ, Producer, Writer, Comedian
- Father – Howell Stouten Wayans (Supermarket Manager)
- Mother – Elvira Alethia Green (Homemaker, Social Worker)
- Siblings – Dwayne Wayans (Older Brother) (Film Composer, Writer), Keenen Ivory Desuma Wayans (Older Brother) (Actor, Writer, Director, Comedian), Kim N. Wayans (Older Sister) (Actress), Damon Wayans (Older Brother) (Actor, Stand-up Comedian, Writer, Producer), Damon Wayans Jr. (Nephew) (Actor, Comedian, Screenwriter), Marlon Wayans (Younger Brother) (Actor, Comedian, Writer, Producer), Kim N. Wayans (Older Sister), Elvira Wayans (Older Sister) (Screenwriter), Diedre Wayans (Older Sister) (Screenwriter, Producer)
Shawn is represented by –
- Rodriguez of Paradigm Talent Agency
- Creative Artists Agency
6 ft 1½ in or 186.5 cm
85 kg or 187.5 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Shawn has dated –
- Ursula – The couple has 3 children – 2 daughters named Laila (b. 1999) and Illia (b. 2003), and a son named Marlon (b. 2006).
Race / Ethnicity
He is of African-American ancestry.
- Short afro hairstyle
- Sports a thick French beard
- Wears a pair of earrings in both of his ears.
He has appeared in commercials for various brands such as Kids’ WB.
Shawn Wayans Favorite Things
- Places To Eat – Nobu in the Hard Rock Hotel, Spago, Wolfgang Puck restaurant, Forum Shops at Caesars
- Film To Do – Don’t Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood (1996)
Source – YouTube
Shawn Wayans Facts
- He is the 2nd youngest of 10 siblings born to Elvira and Howell Stouten Wayans.
- All of his siblings are linked to the entertainment world.
- His brother Marlon is the youngest and Dwayne is the oldest brother.
- Growing up, his parents were Jehovah’s Witnesses.
- Shawn was brought up at the Fulton Houses in Chelsea.
- He made his debut feature film appearance as a Pedestrian in I’m Gonna Git You Sucka in 1988. Later, in 1990, he was introduced alongside his brothers on the sketch comedy show.
- Shawn got his big break as Kevin Copeland in the hit comedy film White Chicks in 2004, which was directed by his brother Keenen Ivory Wayans and starred Marlon Wayans and Busy Philipps.
- He is obsessed with European dishes. Besides that, he also tries to stick to healthy eating. However, his cheat meal is a pizza topped with either 3 cheese or pepperoni.
- On August 7, 2017, Shawn co-founded the YouTube channel The Boo Crew TV with Marlon and Keenan.
- White Chicks movie was inspired by Paris Hilton and Nicky Hilton and this idea was suggested by Shawn to his brother Marlon to do such a movie.
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