Elvira Wayans Bio | Everything There’s To Know
- Name: Elvira Wayans
- Date of Birth: July 7, 1972
- Citizenship: American
- Ethnicity: African-American
- Place of Birth: New York, USA
- Profession: screenwriter
Wayans is an American screenwriter famous for working on Damon Wayans, sitcom ‘My Wife and Kids.’
Which includes Dwayne Wayans, Keenen Ivory Wayans, Damon Wayans Sr., Nadia Wayans, Kim Wayans, Shawn Wayans, and Marlon Wayans.
Elvira was born on July 7, 1972, in New York City, New York. She was born to Elvira Alethia and Howell Stouten Wayans.
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Named after her mother, Elvira grew up in a middle-class household; her parents were open-minded and encouraged her and her siblings’ artistic aspirations, which led to them being involved in the entertainment industry.
Her family became fully engaged in show business while Elvira was involved in screenwriting.
Elvira was prominently involved in several episodes of her brother Damon Wayans’ sitcom ‘My Wife and Kids’ and functioned as an assistant writer.
The show revolved around the Kyle family, Michael Kyle, and his relationship with his wife, son, and two daughters.
Elvira first became involved in the front from season four. She wrote episodes 17,28 and also episode 21 in season five.
Elvira is very private about her life despite being in the show business.
She has two kids, Damien Dante Wayans, on April 15, 1980, and Chaunté Wayans on May 24, 1982, but she has never spoken about her children’s father.
Olivera’s children bear her family’s name. Her son Damien Dante Wayans is a popular American actor who started his acting career in 1987.
He has appeared in movies like Little Man, NYPD Blue, Internet Icon, Second Generation.
Aside from acting, he also into production.
Her daughter is an actress as well as a production assistant. She featured in Dance Flick, Fifty Shades of Black, and Add-Tv.
These days Elvira runs a YouTube channel, ‘ElveesKitchen,’ where she shares a cooking tip on healthy dishes and updates her fight against type II diabetes.
Her YouTube channel has its own Facebook page where she gives updates sporadically.
Elvira Wayans siblings
Her mother gave birth to 10 children, Elvira Wayans, the youngest, Marlon Wayans, Shawn Wayans, Damon Wayans, Keenen Ivory Wayans. Elvira Wayans’s mother died sometime in the year 2020 at the age of 81.
Elvira Wayans’s mother’s Death
In 2017, Elvira’s mother was diagnosed with type II diabetes. She, however, decided to conduct some research and change her diet rather than take conventional medicines, which impacted her health positively.
She died sometime in the year 2020 at the age of 81.
Elvira’s estimated net worth is $1million.