Laila Wayans is Shawn Mathis Wayans’ daughter. Laila’s father Shawn Wayans is an American actor, comedian, writer, and producer. He made his debut on the comedy television series In Living Color (1990–1993). He is recognized for his work on The Wayans Bros.(1995–1999), and in the comedy films Don’t Be a Menace (1996), Scary Movie (2000), Scary Movie 2 (2001), White Chicks (2004), Little Man (2006), and Dance Flick (2009).
Laila Wayans: Bio Summary
|24 years old as of 2023
|Los Angeles, California, United States
|Shawn Wayans and Ursula Alberto
|Illia Wayans, and Marlon Wayans
|Howell Wayans and Elvira Alethia
Who Is Shawn Wayans’ Daughter, Laila?
Laila Wayans is in the spotlight thanks to her father Shawn Wayans, a member of the American show-business family, The Wayans family. Laila was brought into the world in 1999, in Los Angeles, California, United States. She will be celebrating her 24th birthday in 2023. Laila was born out of the union between Shawn Wayans and his ex-wife, Ursula Alberto, a personal fitness trainer and real estate investor.
Shawn Wayans and Ursula Alberto’s marriage was kept away from the public. The ex-couples are the parents of Laila Wayans and her siblings Illia Wayans (b. 2003) and Marlon Wayans (b. 2006), named after his uncle actor, comedian, writer, and producer, Marlon Lamont Wayans. Laila’s sister Ilia is a fashion enthusiast with an online clothing account that sells vintage items.
Speaking of fatherhood, Laila’s father Shawn Wayans said: “Waking up every day and seeing three different versions of yourself is great. Watching them grow and learn and being a part of completing a human being is beautiful. I see so many things that I’ve taught my oldest daughter and she’s learned — and that her mom has taught her — from day one. It’s beautiful to watch.”
Laila’s paternal grandparents are Elvira Alethia (Green), a homemaker and social worker, and Howell Stouten Wayans, a supermarket manager. Laila shares a great bond with her family. She attended Viewpoint School. She earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts focused on recorded music from New York University. She was a volunteer at Skirball Cultural Center Arts Program, per her LinkedIn account.
Laila Wayans helped facilitate various art-based activities for kids and their families and served as an escort to people through the museum. Laila works in the music industry. She is a musician and an entrepreneur. Per a source, she works with the band Been Stellar and the clothing line 1321bleach, both of which she promotes on her Instagram account. She has reportedly released the extended play “Fountain of Youth”.
At age 15 Laila is said to have been employed in a café, her first job. Laila Wayans is a single young lady. She has not been involved in any relationships, not that we are aware of. She has not been romantically linked to any man. She has never been married. She hasn’t been tagged in any controversies or rumors.
Laila Wayans Is A Member Of The Wayans Family
Just like her father Shawn Wayans, Laila Wayans is also part of the popular show-business family, The Wayans family. Her grandparents (Shawn’s parents) Howell Wayans and Elvira Alethia gave birth to ten children who are members of the Wayans family. The family members include Keenen Ivory Wayans, Shawn Wayans, Marlon Wayans, Damon Wayans Sr., Kim Wayans, Damon Wayans Jr., Damien Dante Wayans, and Chaunté Wayans.