Is Vonnie Wayans Related to Wayans Family? Her Siblings and Parents

  • Reading time:5 mins read
  • Post category:Biography / Entertainment
  • Post author:
  • Post last modified:August 5, 2022
Is Vonnie Wayans Related to Wayans Family? Her Siblings and Parents
Spread the love

Vonnie Wayans (aka Devonne Wayans) gained wide popularity as a member of the well-established Wayans entertainment family. She has nine siblings; four sisters and five brothers including Marlon Wayans, Damon Wayans Sr., and Keenen Ivory Wayans.

Vonnie currently serves for Continental Airlines Inc. Besides, she is also a doting mother of a daughter but who is her child’s biological father?

To know more about her big family and other unexplored facts, keep scrolling!

Who is Vonnie Wayans Parents?

Vonnie is the daughter of Howell Stouten Wayans, a supermarket manager, and Elvira Alethia. Her mother was a social worker. She resided in Chelsea, New York City with her family.

Tragically, Elvira, the matriarch of the Wayans family died at the age of 81 in mid-2020. Her entertainer son Marlon took to Instagram to announce the sad news of her mother’s demise,

“Losing you shattered me into 1000 pieces I’m putting myself back together piece by piece. You will always be my glue. Miss you. Today i celebrate for the both of. In the midst of this hurt… i just love you ma.”

Vonnie Wayans mother passed away at 81.
Vonnie Wayans late mom.
Source: Instagram

Vonnie Wayans Siblings

Devonne has nine siblings; all of them are pretty successful in their own way. A short detail of her brothers and sisters is mentioned below,

Diedre Wayans

Diedre is an accomplished screenwriter and producer famous for her work on the show “My Wife and Kids” along with her sister Elvira Wayans. Besides, she is also a founder and owner of Wayans Girl Foundation, a non-profit organization.

Nadia Wayans

Like her siblings, Nadia also has a good career in the entertainment business. She appeared in a blaxploitation parody film, I’m Gonna Git You Sucka.

Kim Wayans

Born and raised in NYC, Kim is an actress, comedian, and producer. She rose to stardom after her breakout performance on the Fox sketch comedy show In Living Color (1990-94). She gained further popularity for her role on the TV sitcom, In the House (1995-98).

Her other TV credits include New Girl, The Breaks, and Boomerang.

Elvira Wayans

She is a screenwriter too. Besides, Elvira Wayans is the mother of Damien Dante Wayans, an actor, and screenwriter as well as Chaunté Wayans, an actress and comedian.

Has five Brothers

Dwayne Wayans

Born and raised in New York City, Dwayne is a writer and film score composer. He landed the job as a production assistant on shows like In Living Color and My Wife and Kids.

Shawn Wayans

The Bayard Rustin High School graduate Shawn Wayans also has a great career in several prestigious fields such as acting, comedy, and producing.

He initiated his acting journey with a role in the movie I’m Gonna Git You Sucka in 1988. In subsequent years, Shawn worked in movies including Don’t Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood, New Blood, and Scary Movie as well.

In addition to his acting, Wayans also appeared as a writer and producer in White Chicks, Little Man, and Dance Flick.

Damon Wayans

He also has built a highly successful path as a stand-up comedian and actor. His major breakthrough came after his performance on the comedy show, In Living Color. He also worked as a writer for the project.

Vonnie's bros.
Vonnie has five brothers.
Source: Instagram

He played the role of Roger Murtaugh in the comedy-drama TV series Lethal Weapon (2016-19).

Keenen Ivory Wayans

Over the past two decades, Keenen is also doing great in the entertainment business. He is a successful actor, comedian, and filmmaker. He initiated his career with his comic role in the 1983 drama Star 80.

Wayans is credited for his role on Happily Divorced, Dance Flick, and Little Man.

Marlon Wayans

Starting his career with a role in I’m Gonna Git You Sucka, Vonnie’s brother Marlon grabbed huge attention for his performance on the WB sitcom The Wayans Bros with his brothers. He featured in movies like Norbit (2007), G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra (2009), The Heat (2013), and more.

In 2017, Marlon went on to create his self-titled sitcom which premiered on August 16, 2017, on NBC. However, it was canceled after two seasons.

What About Vonnie Wayans’ Career?

She currently works for Continental Airlines Inc. She has remained quite confidential when it comes to her professional life. As per sources, Vonnie has occasionally worked as a screenwriter so far.

Her Early Life and Education

Vonnie was born in New York, New York, in the United States of America. She grew up in a joint family. She is an American as per her nationality and belongs to the Afro-American ethnicity.

Vonnie is from a large family.
Vonnie Wayans siblings and parents.
Source: Instagram

Wayans graduated from Louis D.Brandeis High School.

What About Her Love Life? Is She Married?

Vonnie never openly talked regarding her love life and has kept everything strictly grounded. According to her social media handles, Wayans is the proud mother of a daughter named Lauren. Nonetheless, any detail of the child including her name and biological father is still a mystery.

Furthermore, any detail about her marriage is yet to be revealed.

Net Worth of Vonnie Wayans

As per sources, her fortune is $100,000. Besides, her brothers Keena has $65 million, Damon has $35 million, Damon Jr. has $5 million, and Marlon has a $40 million net worth.


Sagar Chand, who goes by Cannon, is a founder at With an aim to cover the life of celebrities, he started the website in 2020 and has been continuously working as an author, editor, and administrator. He has over 6 years of work experience in the entertainment field. Further, he is also one of the Co-Founders at Pandora Group of Companies. Contact: