Wayans is a proud member of the Wayans family legacy. She grew up in New York City and currently resides in LA with her dogs Shiva and Chuck B.
As seen on her 2019 Netflix comedy special ‘They Ready’ produced by Wanda Sykes and Tiffany Haddish, Chaunte Wayans is a voice to be heard and in a league of her own. Wayans is a multi-faceted performer; nationally touring as a comedian and actor alongside Tiffany Haddish, Katt Williams, Russell Peters and more. Recently she has made television appearances on Kevin Harts LOL Network as part of Just for Laughs 2020, Tru TV Tournament of Laughs, AJ and The Queen on Netflix, Wild N’ Out, and Laff Tracks.
As a stage performer, Wayans was in the critically acclaimed Off-Broadway production, Collective Rage: 5 Betties In A Play alongside Lea DeLaria, Dana Delaney, Ana Villafane, and Adina Verson.
She has been a guest on WTF with Marc Maron, The Breakfast Club, The Lez Factor, Riffin with Eric Griffin, Girl Talk and more. Wayans has been featured in Essence, Forbes, The Los Angeles Times, The Grio, to name a few.