Who is Shawn Howell Wayans?
Shawn Howell Wayans is a celebrity child, as his popularity stems from being the son of the famous American actor, comedian, writer, and producer Marlon Wayans.
Shawn Howell Wayans Wiki: Age, Childhood, and Education
Shawn Howell Wayans was born on 3 February 2002 under the Aquarius zodiac sign, in New York City, USA. The son of Marlon Wayans and his now ex-wife Angelica Zackary, he got his name from his uncle and Marlon’s brother Shawn.
He has an older sister Amai Zackary Wayans, born on 24 May 2000. He attended The Buckley School in Los Angeles, California, and after matriculation, enrolled at Loyola Marymount University in 2021. though his area of study is currently unknown. He is currently a basketball star playing for the university team, and is already setting records as a young star, and there is a possibility that he’ll pursue basketball as a career in the upcoming years.
Personal Life, Dating, Girlfriend, Single?
For now, Shawn successfully stays away from the media spotlight, despite having a superstar dad. He has made rare appearances in public, but recently featured in a video with his father, and in the comments, fans praised the undisputed similarity between the two. As a result, his mysteriousness has created a few rumors involving his dating partners, such as a girl named Satori Rosen, however, nothing has been confirmed by the young basketball star in the making.
According to sources, Shawn Howell Wayans’s net worth has been estimated to be around $1.5 million as of late 2021, not independent, but stemming from his father’s riches.
Appearance and Vital Statistics
Shawn Howell Wayans has black hair and brown eyes. He stands at a height of 6ft 1ins (1.85m), while he weighs approximately 154lbs (70kgs). His vital statistics are currently unknown, though he has an athletic figure.
Shawn Howell Wayans Father, Marlon Wayans Short Bio
Marlon Lamont Wayans was born on 23 July 1972 in New York City USA, the youngest son of Jehovah’s Witnesses Stouten Wayans and Elvira Alethia. He is a member of the Wayans family, which is heavily involved in the entertainment industry as actors, comedians and filmmakers – some of his siblings include such celebrities as Nadia, Keenen Ivory, Damon, Kim, Dwayne, and Shawn Wayans.
He attended Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School of Music & Art and Performing Arts in New York City. After matriculation, he enrolled at Howard University in Washington D.C., however, he never finished his studies, as he dropped out of university after two years.
Marlon’s career started in the late ‘80s, with a minor role in the film “I’m Gonna Git You Sucka”, and then in 1992 he started appearing in the TV series “In Living Color”, alongside his siblings. In 1995 with his brother Shawn he were cast in their own series “The Wayans Bros”, which ran until 1999 and aired 101 episodes.
He continued his career rather successfully into the 2000s, first as Tyrone C. Love, one of the main characters in the Academy Award-nominated drama film “Requiem for a Dream”, co-starring Ellen Burstyn, Jared Leto and Jennifer Connelly, and then as Shorty in the award-winning comedy film “Scary Movie”, staring next to Anna Faris and Jon Abrahams. He enjoyed success throughout the 2000s, starring in such films as “Scary Movie 2” (2001), “The Ladykillers” (2004), with Tom Hanks and Irma P. Hall, then “White Chicks” (2004), “Little Man” (2006), and in 2007 he was Buster in the Academy Award-nominated romantic comedy film “Norbit”, starring Eddie Murphy, Thandiwe Newton, and Terry Crews.
Two years later, he starred in the film “G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra”, and in 2013 had the lead role in the comedy horror film “A Haunted House”. The same year he appeared with Sandra Bullock in the award-winning action comedy-crime film “The Heat”, while in 2016 he starred in the comedy film “Fifty Shades of Black”, next to Kali Hawk and Fred Willard. The following year he launched his own show “Marlon”, which ran for 20 episodes until 2018, and in 2019 he portrayed sextuplets in the comedy film “Sextuplets”, which also starred Bresha Webb and Michael Ian Black.
The next year he portrayed Dean in the award-winning Sofia Coppola’s romantic comedy-drama film “On the Rocks”, with Bill Murray and Rashida Jones in the lead roles.
Recently, he appeared in the biopic about Aretha Franklin, entitled “Respect”, with Jennifer Hudson in the lead role. He is now working on several projects, including films “Boo!”, which is now in post-production and still waiting for its premiere, and “Back Home Again”, also in post-production.
Marlon Wayans’s net worth has been estimated to be around $40 million, as of late 2021, earned through his successful career as an actor.