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Terry Crews Biography & Net Worth

Terry Crews Net Worth

Popular Name: Terry Crews
Real Name: Terrence Alan Crews
Birth Date: July 30, 1968
Birth Place: Flint, Michigan, United States
Age: 52
Gender: Male
Nationality: American
Height: 190cm
Weight: 75kg
Sexuality: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Spouse(s):
Rebecca (m. 1990)
Children: 5
Profession: Actor, Voice Actor
Years active: 1990 Till Date
Net Worth: $25 Million
Last Updated: 2020

Terry Crews is a former American footballer turned actor who has become famous for his funny roles in popular films, sitcoms, and game shows. He started his professional life as a defensive end and linebacker in National Football League for years before making a big switch to acting which proved more profitable. He debuted as an actor in the early 2000 and never slowed down a bit on his path to becoming a regular film star. His dedication and passion was enough to earn him roles in which he performed flawlessly and started to gain public attention and recognition. After appearing in a number of films and television shows, he launched his own television shows which featured him and his whole family. He won the hearts of people with this, and also secured many more fans after appearing as a model in an aftershave commercial.

Crews is a very big supporter of women’s rights and equality. He is a notable activist against sexual atrocities, creating an emotional chord with his followers and viewers by sharing the experience of abuse which his family endured at the hands of his very violent father. For his courage in sharing some of these personal details with the public, he was honored by Time Magazine in 2017 with an inclusion in its “Personas of the Year” list. This former football player made the right call by moving from his mediocre playing career to the world of acting, and it has proved to be a successful decision. Asides winning hearts and amassing reputation and respect as an actor, Terry Crews net worth has also grown significantly through his salary and earnings as a talented movie star and game show host.

Terry Crews’ Early Life

Terry Alan Crews was born to Terry Crews Sr. and his wife Patricia, on July 30, 1968. His birth place is Flint, Michigan, United States, and he was raised in this place as well. His father was alcoholic, so it was his mother that played the biggest role of raising him as a Christian boy. He obtained his high school diploma from Flint Southwestern School before attending the famous Interlochen Center for the Arts in Michigan. He also received an art scholarship from Chrysler Corporation.

Earning a full athletic scholarship for football as well as an Art Excellence scholarship, he attended the Western Michigan University (WMU) to major in art. He was picked as a defensive end for the ‘WMU Broncos’ football team and played a very vital role in the success of the team. He helped the Broncos win the ‘Mid-American Conference Championship’ in the year 1988 and also earned an all-conference honor.

Terry Crews’ Career

Crews had professional American football career before anything else. He played the position of defensive end for the Western Michigan Broncos and was outstanding at his job. After winning honor with this team he was drafted by the Los Angeles Rams in 1991, after which he played for San Diego Chargers, before joining the Washington Redskins, and played his last game as a footballer with the Philadelphia Eagles.

As soon as he retired from football, he moved into acting and started getting a lot of roles in a short time. He started with the “Battle Dome” series in 1999, and made his first appearance in a movie in 2000. He then appeared in the comedy drama “Friday After Next” and his popularity increased massively after he put up a highly appreciated performance in the movie. He was included as a cast member in the stars-packed action movie “Expendables” and also its sequels, and more fame came his way. He delivered an outstanding acting performance in the comedy film “White Chicks” and subsequently received an offer to play a part in the sports comedy film “The Longest Yard.” Till date, he has three successful television series, namely; “Are We There Yet?”, “Everybody Hates Chris”, and “Brooklyn Nine-Nine.”

Terry, who co-founded the design company named “Amen&Amen” also plays the role of a voice actor. His most remarkable voice acting job is probably the 2019 animated movie titled “The Willoughbys”. He is still very active in the acting business and continues to work on many more projects till date.

Terry Crews Net Worth 2020
Terry Crews Net Worth 2020

Awards & Achievements

Terry Crews’ has been nominated for many awards in his acting career, including 4 Behind the Voice Actors Awards, Screen Actors Guild Award, 1 Annie Award, 1 Teen Choice Award, 8 National Association for the Advancement of Colored People Image Awards, and others. However, despite being so talented and funny, he hasn’t bagged any of the awards he has been nominated for. Meanwhile, for his courage in sharing some of these personal details with the public, he was honored by Time Magazine in 2017 with an inclusion in its “Personas of the Year” list.

Personal Life & Family

Terry Crews and Christian singer Rebecca have been married since July 29, 1990. They have a son name Isaiah, and four daughters,  Wynfrey,  Azriel, Tera, and Naomi Burton.

In his autobiography, “Manhood: How to Be a Better Man or Just Live with One” that was released in 2014, Crews’ revealed his addiction to pornography and how it affected his marriage until his rehabilitation in 2009 and 2010.

In 2017, he disclosed his sexual assault encounter by a top Hollywood executive, and Time Magazine named him among the ‘Silence Breakers’ for this.

Crews, 52 as of this writing, has a weight of 75kg and a height of 190cm. When not busy with his job, he spends his free time with his wife and children as he places his family over every other thing.

Terry Crews Net Worth

The actor who spent the first 5-10 years of his professional life as a football player, is many millions rich today courtesy of his successful stint as an actor and voice actor. Asides acting in top grossing films such as “Blended”, ‘Norbit”, and “The Expendables” and its sequels, Crews also earns handsomely from his design company. As an actor and producer, he is credited with around 80 acting roles in movies and television series as of today.

Terry Crews net worth is currently $25 million. He lives a fulfilled life in the company of his wife Rebecca King-Crews and their five children.

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