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Shawn Cornelius

Entertainer/Motivational Speaker

Shawn Cornelius Bio 

*Shaw University Grad May 1991 

*BA Theatre 

*Stand Up Comedian 30yrs 

*Over 200 Colleges 

*Cruise Ships 

*4X BET Comic View All-Star 

*Opened for Jamie Foxx, Harold Melvins Blue Notes, Babyface, George Wallace, JA Brown, 

*Performances in Jamaica, England, Mexico, Cayman Islands and all over the United States 

*Actor: Law & Order, Law & Order SV⁰U & Law &Order Criminal Intent

*Plays Piano, Guitar, Bass and Hamonica 


*Filmmaker: Director, Producer,


**Shawn experienced a Ischemic Stroke in Feb of 2021 and has since involved himself in a monthly stroke group located online from Montefiore Medical Center.

He is now a motivational speaker helping people like him progress with medical conditions. 

He has won awards from the S.I.T.A Organization 

2020 Best Movie "Confessions"

2022 Honarable Mention - My Stroke Story 

2022 Certificate of Excellence - My Stroke Story

2022 NYS Senator Leroy Comrie Honor Award

Dec. 2, 2022

Kandid Artist Spotlight w/ Shawn Cornelius aka ”The Romantic Funnyman”

I had the pleasure to sit down for an Artist Spotlight chat with: Comedian, Actor, Musician, Singer, Filmmaker, Author & Motivational Speaker, and my dear friend, Shawn Cornelius aka "The Romantic Funnyman." Shawn suffered an Ischemic Stroke in Feb o...

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