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Shawn Wayans Net Worth

Shawn Wayans Net Worth is
$30 Million

Shawn Wayans Bio/Wiki 2017

Shawn Wayans became well-known due to his performing career, however he’s also recognized to participate into other tasks, such as truly being a comedian, producer, writer and DJ. These actions have added up to the absolute size of Shawn Wayans net worth. Shaw Wayans was born in New York in 1971. Shaw Wayans was born in a family in which lots of members of it were involved into humor and were regarded as among the best comics in the Hollywood business. They appeared in a movie called “I’m Gonna Get You Sucka”. This show has additionally raised the entire quantity of Shawn Wayans net worth by a mile. Moreover, on this show he also worked together with his brother, Keenan Ivory Wayans. The truth is, Keenan Ivory Wayans was the originator of the show.

Shawn Wayans Net Worth $30 Million

Nevertheless, Shawn Wayans appeared not only in jobs created by his relatives. In 1999, he was selected to appear in the action thriller film called “New Blood”, that was understood created by his family. In this show, he starred till 1999 and with this level of time, Shawn Wayans net worth has also improved a lot. The show was about him and his brother who have been living in the exact same house by using their dad. In 2000, he appeared in the initial part of “Scary Movie” and continued to appear in the rest of the franchise. Along with that, in the 2000s, Shawn Wayans still was able to appear in productions produced by his relatives. As such he starred in “Little Man”, that was released in 2006, in addition to in “White Chicks”, that was released in 2004. So, appearing in productions produced by his relatives together with other TV shows have added up to his financial status and popularity.

Known for movies

Quick Facts

Full NameShawn Wayans
Net Worth$30 million
Date Of BirthJanuary 19, 1971
Height1.87 m
ProfessionScreenwriter, Television producer, Comedian, Film producer, Voice Actor, Disc jockey
EducationBayard Rustin Educational Complex
ChildrenIllia Wayans, Laila Wayans, Marlon Wayans
ParentsHowell Wayans, Elvira Wayans
SiblingsMarlon Wayans, Keenen Ivory Wayans, Damon Wayans, Kim Wayans, Elvira Wayans, Dwayne Wayans, Nadia Wayans, Diedre Wayans, Vonnie Wayans
AwardsTV Land Groundbreaking Show Award
NominationsKids' Choice Award for Favorite TV Actor
MoviesWhite Chicks, Little Man, Don't Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood, Scary Movie, Scary Movie 2, Dance Flick, Scary Movie 3, Scary Movie 4, Thugaboo: Sneaker Madness, New Blood, The Munsters
TV ShowsThe Wayans Bros., Waynehead, In Living Color, Thugaboo

Interesting Facts

1Has daughter named Laila (b. 1999)and a daughter named Illia (b. 2003) and his son name is Marlon (b. 2006) who's also named after his co-writer/brother Marlon Wayans.
2He has three children two daughters and one son.
3Cousin of Craig Wayans. Uncle of Damon Wayans Jr., Michael Wayans, Cara Mia Wayans, Kyla Wayans, Jolie Ivory Imani Wayans, Keenen Ivory Wayans Jr., Nala Wayans, Bella Wayans, and Damien Dante Wayans.
4Attended/graduated from Bayard Rustin High School for the Humanities in 1989
5Parents are Howell and Elvira Wayans. Brother of Dwayne Wayans, Keenen Ivory Wayans, Damon Wayans, Kim Wayans, Nadia Wayans and Marlon Wayans. Also has sisters Elvira, Diedre, and Vonnie.
6Used the name Sw.1 when DJ for "In Living Color" 1990-1992.


Won Awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2012Groundbreaking ShowTV Land AwardsIn Living Color (1990)Jim Carrey

Keenen Ivory Wayans

Kim Wayans

David Alan Grier

Tommy Davidson

Kelly Coffield Park

Marlon Wayans

T'Keyah Crystal Keymáh
2007Razzie AwardRazzie AwardsWorst ActorLittleman (2006)Marlon Wayans
2007Razzie AwardRazzie AwardsWorst Screen CoupleLittleman (2006)Kerry Washington

Marlon Wayans
2006Stinker AwardThe Stinkers Bad Movie AwardsWorst On-Screen CoupleLittleman (2006)Marlon Wayans
2004BET Comedy AwardBET Comedy AwardsOutstanding Writing for a Box Office MovieWhite Chicks (2004)Keenen Ivory Wayans

Marlon Wayans

Andrew McElfresh

Michael Anthony Snowden

Xavier Cook

Nominated Awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2007Razzie AwardRazzie AwardsWorst ScreenplayLittleman (2006)Keenen Ivory Wayans

Marlon Wayans
2006Stinker AwardThe Stinkers Bad Movie AwardsWorst ScreenplayLittleman (2006)Keenen Ivory Wayans

Marlon Wayans
2005Razzie AwardRazzie AwardsWorst ActressWhite Chicks (2004)Marlon Wayans
2005Razzie AwardRazzie AwardsWorst Screen CoupleWhite Chicks (2004)Marlon Wayans
2005Razzie AwardRazzie AwardsWorst ScreenplayWhite Chicks (2004)Keenen Ivory Wayans

Marlon Wayans

Andrew McElfresh

Michael Anthony Snowden

Xavier Cook
2001Blockbuster Entertainment AwardBlockbuster Entertainment AwardsFavorite Actor - ComedyScary Movie (2000)
1998Blimp AwardKids' Choice Awards, USAFavorite Television ActorThe Wayans Bros. (1995)Marlon Wayans
1996ACCAAwards Circuit Community AwardsBest Cast EnsembleDon't Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood (1996)Marlon Wayans

Tracey Cherelle Jones

Chris Spencer

Suli McCullough

Helen Martin

Lahmard J. Tate

Darrel Heath



Animals.2016TV SeriesTommy
Dance Flick2009Baby Daddy
Thugaboo: A Miracle on D-Roc's Street2006TV MovieSlim / Cheapie (voice)
Thugaboo: Sneaker Madness2006TV MovieSlim (voice)
White Chicks2004Kevin Copeland
Scary Movie 22001Ray
In Living Color1991-2001TV SeriesVarious
Scary Movie2000Ray Wilkins
New Blood2000Valentine
Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child1999TV SeriesBad Bobby
The Wayans Bros.1995-1999TV SeriesShawn Williams
Waynehead1996-1997TV SeriesToof / Toof, Kid
The Parent 'Hood1996TV SeriesShawn Wayans
Don't Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood1996Ashtray
Hangin' with Mr. Cooper1993TV SeriesDominique
MacGyver1991TV SeriesRobo
I'm Gonna Git You Sucka1988Pedestrian


Dance Flick2009written by
The Life and Times of Marcus Felony Brown2008TV Movie creator
Thugaboo: A Miracle on D-Roc's Street2006TV Movie creator / written by
Thugaboo: Sneaker Madness2006TV Movie
Littleman2006written by
Scary Movie 42006characters
White Chicks2004screenplay / story
Scary Movie 32003characters
Scary Movie 22001characters / written by
MTV Video Music Awards 20002000TV Special
Scary Movie2000written by
The Wayans Bros.1995-1999TV Series creator - 100 episodes
Comics Come Home 41998TV Movie
Don't Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood1996written by
Soul Train Comedy Awards1993TV Special
In Living Color1992TV Series special material - 2 episodes

Music Department

The Wayans Bros.1997-1999TV Series composer - 35 episodes
In Living Color1990-1991TV Series musical director - 39 episodes


The Wayans Bros.1995-1997TV Series executive consultant - 56 episodes
In Living Color1990TV Series wga trainee - 13 episodes


Dance Flick2009producer
The Life and Times of Marcus Felony Brown2008TV Movie executive producer
Thugaboo: A Miracle on D-Roc's Street2006TV Movie executive producer
Thugaboo: Sneaker Madness2006TV Movie executive producer
White Chicks2004producer
Scary Movie 22001co-executive producer
Scary Movie2000producer - uncredited
The Wayans Bros.1997-1999TV Series producer - 47 episodes
Don't Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood1996co-executive producer


Thugaboo: A Miracle on D-Roc's Street2006TV Movie
Thugaboo: Sneaker Madness2006TV Movie


Dance Flick2009writer: "I Shot Him at a Quarter to 1", "Mama Died in a Car Crash"
Scary Movie2000writer: "I'm the Killer"

Animation Department

Thugaboo: A Miracle on D-Roc's Street2006TV Movie character designer


A Haunted House2013special thanks
The Legends of Nethiah2012special thanks
Chris Rock: Bring the Pain1996TV Special documentary special thanks - as Sean Wayans


Home & Family2016TV SeriesHimself
Dysfunctional with No Filter Paul and Denise2015TV SeriesHimself (2016)
The Improv: 50 Years Behind the Brick Wall2013TV Movie documentaryHimself
Good Day L.A.2013TV SeriesHimself
Oprah's Next Chapter2013TV SeriesHimself
The Wendy Williams Show2013TV SeriesHimself - Guest
10th Annual TV Land Awards2012TV SpecialHimself
FOX 25th Anniversary Special2012TV MovieHimself
Dish Nation2011TV Series
The Brian McKnight Show2010TV SeriesHimself
78th Annual Hollywood Christmas Parade2009TV MovieHimself
Last Call with Carson Daly2009TV SeriesHimself
Up Close with Carrie Keagan2009TV SeriesHimself
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon2009TV SeriesHimself
The Morning Show with Mike & Juliet2009TV SeriesHimself
Why We Laugh: Black Comedians on Black Comedy2009DocumentaryHimself
BET Awards 20062006TV SpecialHimself
The Tyra Banks Show2006TV SeriesHimself
The Megan Mullally Show2006TV SeriesHimself
Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres Show2006TV SeriesHimself
Jimmy Kimmel Live!2004-2006TV SeriesHimself
Live with Kelly and Michael2006TV SeriesHimself
75th Annual Hollywood Christmas Parade2006TV SpecialHimself
In the Cutz2006TV Series
Late Night with Conan O'Brien1995-2006TV SeriesHimself
Quite Frankly with Stephen A. Smith2006TV SeriesHimself
The Daily Show1997-2006TV SeriesHimself
Legends Ball2006TV Movie documentaryHimself
The Teen Choice Awards 20052005TV SpecialHimself - Attendee
The Teen Choice Awards 20042004TV SpecialHimself
On-Air with Ryan Seacrest2004TV SeriesHimself
The Best Damn Sports Show Period2004TV SeriesHimself
The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn2004TV SeriesHimself
Late Show with David Letterman2000-2004TV SeriesHimself
Tavis Smiley2004TV SeriesHimself
Shootout2004TV SeriesHimself
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno1996-2004TV SeriesHimself
The Oprah Winfrey Show2004TV SeriesHimself
2004 MTV Movie Awards2004TV SpecialHimself
The Big Breakfast2001TV SeriesHimself
Open Mic2001DocumentaryHimself
2001 MTV Movie Awards2001TV SpecialHimself - Presenter
MADtv2001TV SeriesHimself
2001 Blockbuster Entertainment Awards2001TV SpecialHimself
Teen Choice Presents: Teenapalooza2001TV MovieHimself
MTV Video Music Awards 20002000TV SpecialHimself - Host
Making of 'Scary Movie'2000Video documentary shortHimself / Ray Wilkins
Howard Stern2000TV SeriesHimself
Comedy Central Canned Ham2000TV SeriesHimself
Total Request Live2000TV SeriesHimself
2000 Blockbuster Entertainment Awards2000TV Special documentaryHimself
The Teen Choice Awards 19991999TV SpecialHimself
Hollywood Squares1999TV SeriesHimself
The 25th Annual American Music Awards1998TV SpecialHimself (as Shaun Wayans)
The Roseanne Show1998TV SeriesHimself
The 1998 Annual Kid's Choice Awards1998TV SpecialHimself
Comics Come Home 41998TV MovieHimself
Soul Train Comedy Awards1993TV SpecialHimself - Presenter
The 44th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards1992TV SpecialHimself - Co-Presenter: Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series
In Living Color1990-1991TV SeriesHimself - DJ
The Best of Robert Townsend & His Partners in Crime1991TV Special documentaryVarious Characters
The 17th Annual People's Choice Awards1991TV SpecialHimself - Accepting Award for Favourite New Television Comedy Series

Archive Footage

Home & Family2016TV SeriesHimself
Vanilla Ice Archive2012Documentary
Quite Frankly with Stephen A. Smith2006TV SeriesHimself
Bicentennial Nigger2006Short
Back in Step with the Fly Girls2004ShortDJ SW1 (uncredited)
Looking Back in Living Color: The First Season2004Video shortDJ SW1 (uncredited)

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