|Net Worth:||$30 Million|
|Birthday:||Jan 19, 1971|
|Age:||52 years old|
|Height:||6.1 feet (cm)|
|Birthplace:||United States of America|
|Occupation:||Actor, Director, Producer, DJ|
|Last Updated:||February, 2023|
Shawn Wayans is a 52 years old American actor, producer, director, writer, song composer, stand-up comedian, voice-over artist, host, radio journalist and DJ. He has a net worth of $30 million as of the latest reports of February, 2023.
He is known for his popular movies like Don’t Be a Menace To Southcentral While Drinking Your Juice In a Hood (1996), White Chicks (2004) and Little Man (2006). He is also famous worldwide for his appearance in the popular comedy TV series In Living Color and being in the franchise of Scary Movie. Throughout his career, Shawn has directed and produced more than 15 movies and television shows, composed a dozen of songs, and scripted many comedy shows and films. Wayans is also the best voice-over artist and host. He has hosted the renowned M TV Music Awards in the year 2000. His professional career is a witness of four famous awards which include the Golden Raspberry Award for Worst Screen Combo, Stinkers Bad Movie Award and Television Land awards.
How Did Shawn Wayans Become Rich?
Shawn Wayans is a renowned actor and talented comedian who was born in New York City and grew up in the Fulton Houses. In 1989, he made his first acting debut in the feature movie I am Gonna Get You Sucka. Then he joined the cast of the comedy series In Living Color, which was later nominated for the Emmy Award. From this comedy series, his name got recognition throughout the United States in the field of stand-up comedy.
In 1995 he and his brother Marlon launched their own reality television comedy show called The Wayans Brothers which was autobiographical and been the reason for his appreciation and popularity.
In the mid of 90s, Shawn’s popularity began as an actor and comedian and he got offers in many Hollywood movies. He starred in the box office blockbusters hits as a co-writer, co-executive producer and as an actor in White Chicks, Little Man, Scary Movie and Scary Movie 2. All four movies made a historical collection in the Hollywood box office and these films turned out to be a huge commercial success. Only The Scary Movie collected $278 million all across the world and became the reason for Shawn Wayans popularity and listed him as the richest stand-up comedian and actor across the world.
Besides his professional career, along with his brother and sister, he created Boo Crew and Thugaboo which is an animated special for Nickelodeon. To date, he pursues his successful career as a comedian and actor in collaboration with his siblings.
What Is Shawn Wayans Net Worth?
As of the recent report of February 2023, Shawn has a net worth of $30 million.
Most of his earnings are based on the entertainment industry. He has earned up to $6 million from his acting career as a comedian. Along with this, he has mastered many fields including producing, worthwhile acting and famous screenwriting. His other expertise includes authoritative directing, popular stand-up comedy, and well-disc jockeying. He has worked in many shows, movies, and short films and earned more than $10 million from these as a primary source of income.
He has a command over the voice and he has worked with companies as a voice-over artist. The most popular among them all is with the cartoon network Nickelodeon. He provides his voice-over expertise in collaboration with his sister. In total, he earns an estimated worth of $1 million through his voice-over expertise every year.
Along with these, he has his own production house – in collaboration with his sister. This production house is assigned with different companies and cartoon networks. He has collected an estimated worth of $2 million for his production house so far.
How Shawn Wayans Spends His Money?
Being a famous celebrity, Shawn’s personal lifestyle is always under the spotlight of the media. He married Angelica Zackary in 2005 and got divorced after 7 years of relationship. Their divorce was finalized in 2013, but Shawn declared that he was never married to Angelica. His ex-wife is an actress and gym trainer. The couple has been blessed with three children. After the divorce, Shawn has had many girlfriends but he is not married yet and enjoying the single life with his children. He lives with his brother Marlon and with his kids in a luxurious, deluxe and lavish house in Naples, Florida, which has an estimated worth of $1 million.
He is habitual of adventuring, and a keen family lover person, he likes to spend his free time with his family. His social profiles are strong enough to prove his practical life as a follower of the idiom, blood is thicker than water. He shares his pictures always having fun with daring adventures as he is a devoted adventurer.
Shawn has a good collection of luxurious cars; he owns an Infiniti qx60 with the worth of $63,350, another 2020 Infiniti qx60 having the cost of $45,350 and a BMW M2 with the cost of $52,299. But he likes to drive the red color Infiniti qx60, which he had used in his recent movie.
- Most of his acting gigs have been in collaboration with his siblings.
- In 2004, Shawn won a BET Comedy Award.
- He has a huge family consisting of 9 siblings, all of these are complete packages with so many talents.
- He is a voice artist and has done many projects with the cartoon network Nickelodeon and has lent his voice in animated films as well.
- Shawn was assumed to be gay in his senior college years. This was later termed false when he married to Angelica Zackary.