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Morris Chestnut Bio, Childhood, Family, and Education
Morris Chestnut was born on 1st January 1969 in Cerritos, California, the USA. Her birth name is Morris Lamont Chestnut Jr. His father name is Morris Lamont Sr. and her mother name is Shirley Chestnut. He has not disclosed any information regarding his siblings and childhood. Likewise, he attended Gahr High School and graduated from there in 1986. After that, he studied finance and drama at California State University, Northridge. Morris holds American nationality and belongs to African-American ethnicity. He has 5 feet 11 inches height and has 88 Kg weight. He has black hair colour and has dark brown eye colour. His zodiac sign is Capricorn.
Morris Chestnut Career
Morris Chestnut began his career from the role of Jadon on ‘Freedy’s Nightmares: A Nightmare on Elm Street’. His first film appearance was from the role of Ricky Baker in ‘Boyz n the Hood’ in 1991 and he followed that up with roles in various TV movies. Later, he appeared on Patti LaBelle’s short-lived sitcom ‘Out All Night’ and then appeared in standard big-budget studio films such as ‘Under Siege 2: Dark Territory’ in 1995 and ‘G.I. Jane’ in 1997.
Morris Chestnut has portrayed the regular role of Special Agent Mal Robison on ‘C-16’ from 1997 to 1998. Similarly, he starred as a professional football player in ‘The Best Man’ along with Taye Diggs and Nia Long. Again, he portrayed the role of a football player in ‘The Game Plan’ in 2007 and starred in ‘The Brothers’ in 2001. Also, he was named as one of the Sexiest Men Alive for 2015 by People magazine.
In order to prepare him for the role of a professional football player, Lance Sullivan, in the film ‘The Best Man Holiday’, he had to get back into shape and audiences was impressed by his physique. Also, a book titled ‘The Cut’ was authored along with Celebrity Fitness Trainer Obi Obadike. The book was published on April 18, 2017.
Morris Chestnut Relationship
The 50 years old, Morris Chestnut is a married person. He has been married to Pam Byse who is also a native of California. The couple tied their knot in 1995 and welcomed two children: son Grant Chestnut in 1997 and a daughter Paige Chestnut in 1998. The family is currently living together and they are living a very blessed life with each other.
Morris Chestnut Net Worth and Online Presence
The American actor, and fitness writer, Morris Chestnut has earned the decent income from his career. He has a net worth of $8 million USD. Likewise, Morris has around 1.7M followers on Instagram, about 435k followers on Twitter, and around 4.7M followers on Facebook.