Shawn Wayans





1/19/1971 , New York City, New York USA

Birth Name

Shawn Wayans




Shawn Wayans is without a doubt one of the siblings of the famous and hilarious Keenen Ivory Wayans. He is the second-youngest of ten siblings born to Howell and Elvira Wayan. Along with his brothers and sisters, they grew up in the New York City Chelsea section in the housing projects. He graduated from Bayard Rustin High School for the Humanities in 1989. A year later he played as SW-1, a DJ, on the hit comedy variety show, "In Living Color." He co-starred along with his brother, Marlon in "Don't be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in The Hood," a comedy spoof movie of other gangster movies. In 1995, Shawn and Marlon created the sitcom, "The Wayans Bros." Then in 2000, he helped create another spoof movie called "Scary Movie," which makes fun of pop culture and other horror movies. He contiuned on to make 3 other sequels "Scary Movie 2, 3 and 4." After that, still playing roles with his brother he co-starred in the movie "White Chicks." in 2004 and "Little Man" in 2006. The Wayans family was meant to be famous and sure is meant to make you laugh, and Shawn has definitely delivered to his fans.