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About Elvira Wayans - Facts on Wayans' Family Member

sajju Published On Tue Jul 27 2021   Modified On Tue Jul 27 2021
About Elvira Wayans - Facts on Wayans' Family Member

Elvira Wayans is an American screenwriter who gained popularity and limelight for being a member of the Wayans family. In fact, she is also known as the ABC channel TV Show, My Wife And Kids (2001-2005).

Moreover, she rose to fame as a member of Wayans family as she has successful celebrities brothers, and sisters including Marlon, Keenen Ivory, Damon, Dwayne, Shawn, Vonnie, Kim, Diedre, and Nadia Wayans.

Early Life:

Elvira A. Wayans was born on 7th July 1972 in New York, United States. She is one of the ten children of her parents, Elvira Alethia and Howell Stouten Wayans. Her father used to work as a supermarket manager. 

Elvira Wayans' late mother Source: TMZ

Whereas, her mother was a housewife who passed away in mid-2020 at the age of 81. As per her DOB, she belongs to the birth sign Cancer. By nationality, she is an American and belongs to the Afro-American ethnicity. 


She grew up among five brothers and four sisters. Each and every one of them is successful in their own field.

  • Marlon Wayans (23rd July 1972) is an American actor, comedian, writer, and producer.
  • Keenen Ivory Wayans (23rd July 1958) is an American actor, comedian, and filmmaker.
  • Damon Wayans is an American stand-up comedian, actor, writer, and producer.
  • Dwayne Wayans (23rd July 1956) is an American writer and film score composer.
Elvira Wayans' siblings and son Source: IMDb
  • Shawn Wayans (19th January 1971) is an American actor, comedian, writer, producer, and DJ.
  • Vonnie Wayans graduated from Louis D. Brandeis High School and works for Continental Airlines Inc.
  • Kim Wayans (16th October 1961) is an American actress, activist, comedian, producer, writer, and director.
  • Diedre Wayans is an American producer, screenwriter, and the founder of the charity organization called Wayans Girl Foundation.
  • Nadia Wayans (20th January 1965) is an American actress.

Relationship Status: Single/Married/Divorced:

When it comes to her personal life, Elvira Wayans is a private person but we have gathered the information that she is a single mother. She is blessed with two adorable children; a daughter named Chaunte Wayans (24th May 1982) and a son named Damian Dante Wayans (15th April 1980). 

Elvira Wayans' Son, Damian and daughter, Chaunte Source: Bio Gossip

Her son is an actor, director, and screenwriter by profession. Similarly, Chaunte is an actress, comedian, writer, and editor. Besides, she hasn't revealed anything about their biological father and her previous relationship. Thus, she is currently living a single and happy life with her children.


Elvira has worked as a writer in one of her brother's TV series, My Wife And Kids which aired from 28th March 2001 to 17th May 2005. She wrote for three episodes called The Anniversary Present, What Do You Know?, and Celibacy.  

Net Worth:

Elvira Wayans has an estimated net worth of around $1 million. Well, her family has a combined domestic box office gross of over $1 billion. Likewise, her brothers, Shawn, Damon, Keenen Ivory, Marlon hold a net worth of over $30 million.

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