Elvira Wayans Wiki: Age, Siblings, Parents, Children, Husband, Now

Published On: 23 May, 2018

Elvira Wayans Wiki: Age, Siblings, Parents, Children, Husband, Now

Elvira Wayans is an American screenwriter, who is mostly known for American sitcom series My Wife and Kids. She came to highlight as one of the family members of Wayans family. Her family is one of the reputed families in Hollywood whose members have followed their paths developing their career.

Family Life & Siblings

Elvira's family, which is known as Wayans family, is comprised of directors, actors, writers, and comedians. Elvira was born as a daughter of her parents Elvira Alethia and Howell Stouten Wayans. Her mother Elvira is a homemaker and social worker whereas her father Howell is a supermarket manager. However, Howell is not her biological father. Elvira has never mentioned about her biological father in any of her interviews as she has kept the information to herself.

Born in a huge family, Elvira has eight siblings altogether. Her siblings are Keenen Ivory Wayans, Damon Wayans, Kim Wayans, Shawn Wayans, Marlon Wayans, Nadia Wayans, Diedre Wayans and Vonnie Wayans.

Her brother Keenen is an actor, comedian, director, and writer. He was married to Daphne Wayans from 2001 to 2006 and has four daughters and one son. Similarly, her brother Damon is an actor, comedian, and producer, who has two sons and two daughters. Damon had his wedding with Lisa Thorner in 1984 but he had a split with her in 2000.

Elvira's sister Kim is an actress, who has appeared in various TV series and movies such as Criminal Minds and Dance Flick. Shawn, her brother, is an actor and writer. He has two daughters and one son. Marlon is also an actor and writer and has one son and one daughter.

Elvira's sister, Nadia is an actress who is known for American action comedy parody film I'm Gonna Git You Sucka. Diedre, her sister, is a screenwriter and producer and has four sons and two daughters. Her sister Vonnie is also a screenwriter who follows the same religion of Jehovah's Witnesses in her huge family.

Elvira, Mother Of Two Kids! Who Is Her Husband?

Elvira is blessed with two children, Chaunté Wayans and Damien Dante Wayans. Her son, Damien was born on 15 April 1980. He is an American actor, screenwriter, producer, and director. Damien, age 38, is mostly known for his work in the TV series and movies like Eddie Murphy Raw, Dance Flick, and My Wife and Kids.

Two years after Elvira welcomed her son, she welcomed a daughter named Chaunté in the year 1982. Chaunté, whose birthday is on 24 May, is an American actress, comedian, writer, and editor. She is mostly known for her appearance on MTV2 show Wild 'N Out.

Chaunté was raised by Elvira's brother Marlon, Shawn, Keenen and Damon. Elvira has also fostered her daughter as a single mother. Talking about Elvira's husband, on 7 August 2014, Chaunté tweeted saying that her dad is in jail. The relationship between Chaunté and her father is bizarre. But she is maintaining an active bond with her mother. On 14 May 2018, she shared the picture of her and her mother, Elvira on Instagram.

Elvira Wayans and her daughter Chaunté Wayans (Photo: Instagram)

Elvira has not commented regarding her children's father. There are no any details of Elvira's married life, and as of now, she is reportedly single.

How Much Is Elvira And Wayans Family's Net Worth?

Elvira Wayans has mostly summoned her net worth from her career as American screenwriter. From 2004 to 2005, she gathered her fortunes serving as an assistant to writers for the 27 episodes of American sitcom series My Wife and Kids. She has also written the three episodes of the TV series.

As for the Wayans family, they have combined net worth of $183 million. Her siblings, Keenen has a net worth of $65 million, Damon has $35 million, Kim has $8 million, Shawn has $30 million, and Marlon has $40 million. Damon Jr., who is a son of her brother Damon, also has a net worth of $5 million.

Short Bio

Elvira Wayans was born in New York City, New York. She is 1.72 m (5' 8") in height and posses American nationality. As per wiki, her name 'Elvira' is an honorific of her mother, and her family lived in New York's Chelsea neighborhood.