Chaunté Wayans

Chaunté Wayans (born May 24, 1982) is an American actress, comedian, writer and editor.[1][2]

Chaunté Wayans
Born (1982-05-24) May 24, 1982
United States
MediumStand-up comedy, television, film
NationalityAmerican
Years active2001–present
Relative(s)Keenen Ivory Wayans, Damon Wayans , Marlon Wayans, Kim Wayans

Life and career

Chaunté Wayans is a member of the Wayans Family, whose members include Keenen Ivory Wayans, Damon Wayans, Sr., Kim Wayans, Shawn Wayans, and Marlon Wayans, and her brother Damien Dante Wayans. She is the daughter of Elvira Wayans.[3]

Chaunté’s first entered the film industry as a production assistant, working on Americanizing Shelley, and on some of her uncles' productions including Scary Movie 2 and My Wife and Kids. She later appeared as herself in the TLC series Trading Spaces. She made her feature film debut in 2009, alongside several extended family members in the movie Dance Flick, in the role of Free Gas Pedestrian.

On April 1, 2012 she performed a comedy set at the Hot 97 April Fools' Day Comedy Show at Madison Square Garden. The event was hosted by her uncles Marlon and Shawn Wayans.

In 2013 Chaunté appeared on the MTV2 television series Wild 'n Out.[4]

Filmography

References


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