Shawn Wayans is a famous actor, writer, DJ, comedian and producer. Shawn is known for appearing in such movies and television shows as “In Living Color”, “White Chicks”, “Thugaboo: Sneaker Madness”, “Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child” and many others. During his career, Shawn has been nominated and has won many different awards. Some of the include, TV Land Award, BET Comedy Award, Kids’ Choice Award and others. His siblings Kim, Keenen Ivory, Marlon, Damon Jr., and Nadia Wayans are also well known actors. So it could be said that it certainly runs in the family.
If you think how rich is Shawn Wayans, it could be said that Shawn’s net worth is $30 million. The main source of this sum of money is, of course, his career as an actor, Wayans still continues his career and there is a chance that his net worth will grow in the future.
Shawn Wayans Net Worth $30 Million
Shawn Mathis Wayans, or simply known as Shawn Wayans, was born in 1971, in New York. Shawn studied at the Bayard Rustin High School for the Humanities. Wayans began his career in 1988, when he appeared in “I’m Gonna Git You Sucka”. Despite this fact, Shawn’s more famous appearance was 2 years later in “In Living Color”. From that time Shawn Wayans’ net worth began growing. On this show, Shawn worked with his brothers and sister. Later, Shawn appeared in “MacGyver”, “The Best of Robert Townsend & His Partners in Crime” and “Hangin’ with Mr. Cooper”. These appearances also added to Shawn’s net worth. In 1995 together with his brother Marlon Wayans, Shawn created the show, called “The Wayans Bros.” This show ran till 1999 and had a huge impact on the growth of Shawn Wayans’ net worth. During the making of this show Shawn had an opportunity to work with Paula Jai Parker, John Witherspoon, Jill Tasker, Lela Rochon and others.
In 2000 Shawn got one of his most famous roles in the movie, called “Scary Movie”. There he met such actors as Anna Faris, Regina Hall, Kurt Fuller, Carmen Electra, Jon Abrahams and many others. Later he also worked on the sequels of this movie. This also added a lot to Shawn Wayan’s net worth. As it was mentioned before, Shawn is not only known as an actor, but also as a producer and writer. He worked on such movies as “Little Man”, “Scary Movie”, “White Chicks”, “Don’t Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood”, “Dance Flick” and others. This, of course, made Shawn’s net worth higher.
All in all, it could be said that Shawn Wayans is a really successful and famous actor. While working with his siblings, Shawn was able to create movies and television shows that are now known all over the world. So there is no surprise that Shawn’s net worth is quite high. As he is only 42 years old and continues his career as a actor, there is a chance that this sum will change in the future.