Terry Crews

Terry Crews is an American actor and a former professional football player.

Terry Crews is an American actor and a former professional football player. The ex-NFL defenseman is now a renowned actor most famous for his comic roles and an impressive list of films and sitcoms to his credit.

His industry trademark would mostly be his muscular physique and brilliant sense of humor. To know more about him, you can read the below article.

What is Terry Crews famous for?

  • An American actor, comedian, activist, artist, and former professional football player.

Bio, Age, Parents, Nationality

Going back to his early life, Terry was born in Flint, Michigan, USA. He is of American nationality and belongs to Afro-American ethnicity.

He is the son of Terry Crews, Sr. and Patricia Crews. He also has a sister named Micki Crews. Further, His childhood was not so easy as his father was an abusive alcoholic.

Education Details

For education, Terry gained his high school diploma from Flint Southwestern. Later, he received an art scholarship at the Interlochen Center for the Arts followed by an Art Excellence scholarship and a full-ride athletic scholarship for football at Western Michigan University.

Career and Professional Life

  • While playing for the Western Michigan University, Terry’s football skills got noticed, and he was asked by the Los Angeles Rams to join their team in the 11th round of the NFL draft in 1991.
  • He played for two seasons with the Rams before he joined the San Diego Chargers as a journeyman in 1993 and also played for them the following year.
  • In 1995, he was with the Washington Redskins and switched to Philadelphia Eagles, the next year. He also played for the German team, Rhein Fire in the World League of American Football.
  • During the period 1991 to 1995, he played a total of 32 games. While he was reasonably good at American football, he realized that his football career was not going anywhere special so he quit professional football in 1997.
  • Having studied art for several years, he used both his talent and the knowledge of the game to create a series of NFL-licensed lithographs at the behest of a reputed company dealing in sports memorabilia.

Acting Career

  • Talking about his career journey in the entertainment field, Terry co-wrote and co-produced Young boys Incorporated, an independent film with an anti-drug message that was shot in Detroit.
  • While the film drew on his own, as well as that of his family’s and friends’ observations and experiences, He admitted later that it was a “horrible” film. However, the experience of producing the film only served to whet his appetite.
  • While earlier, He always wanted to be involved in some way in the film industry, he moved to Los Angeles to pursue a career in acting. In 1999, he obtained his first acting role after he successfully auditioned for the part of an athlete in Battle Dome, a syndicated game show.
  • The process of auditioning and winning the role after competing with other actor-athletes and his experience of performing in front of an audience playing the character of urban warrior T-Money was addictive and he realized that he wanted to only act for the rest of his life.
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  • He got his first film role in 2000 when he landed a part in The Sixth Day, an American science fiction action film starring Arnold Schwarzenegger; the film flopped at the box office.
  • After his first role, He went jobless for the next couple of years but thereafter, got a steady stream of roles in films, music videos, and television commercials.
  • His first big break came in 2002 when he got the opportunity of acting in Friday After Next alongside Ice Cube, for whom Crews had previously worked as a bodyguard on the film sets.
  • His performance in the 2004 film White Chicks was noticed by Adam Sandler who reworked a role in the 2005 film, The Longest Yard to suit Crews after he has auditioned for another role in the same film.
  • He got good reviews and widespread public recognition for playing the role of Julius Rock in Everybody Hates Chris, a UPN/CW sitcom that had a successful run between 2005 and 2009.
  • In 2010, Crews starred along with his family in The Family Crews, a reality series about his life and family on BET. The show had its second season in 2011.
  • He lent his voice to animation films like American Dad!, and Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2. He played the character of Nick Persons in Are We There Yet?, a TBS sitcom that ran from 2010 to 2013.
  • He played the character of NYPD Sergeant Terry Jeffords in the sitcom Brooklyn Nine-Nine that featured an ensemble cast and had a very successful five-season run by Fox after its premiere in 2013; in 2018, the series switched to NBC.
  • From 2014 to 2015, he was the host of ‘Who Wants to Be a Millionaire’, a syndicated game show.
  • In 2017, he was cast as an American host for Ultimate Beastmaster, a Netflix original show and also cast in Sorry to Bother You, a science fiction comedy film scheduled for release in 2018. Also, He appeared in Deadpool 2, the superhero film, playing the character of Bedlam.
  • He also starred in the video for Brittany Howard’s 2019 song “Stay High” in which he lip-syncs the vocals.

Relationship Status of Terry Crew

Terry is married to a former beauty queen and a singer, Rebecca King-Crews. The couple was married since 1990 and still together. Together, The couple blessed five children; Naomi Burton, Azriel, Wynfrey, and Isaiah.

Like every celebrity, despite having a successful career, he has had his share of personal and family struggles. In 2014, he publicly revealed that he struggled with porn addiction over the years. His long-standing addiction to pornography began at the age of 12 and was so severe that he kept it a secret from everyone, including his wife.

Through all of it. his wife loved and still stood by him. After he went public with his big announcement, He further shocked his fans when he disclosed that he and his wife have completed a 90-day “sex fast” that strengthened their relationship and left them “more in love” with each other. Currently, The coupe is enjoying their married life and living elegantly.

Net Worth and Salary

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Body Measurement – Height, Weight

Talking about his body statistics, Terry has a height of 6 feet 3 inches and his body-weighs around 111 Kg. His eyes are dark brown and his hair is bald. Further, he has a bodybuilder body with a body measurement of 50-36-17 inches including his chest, waist and biceps sizes.

FAQs of Terry Crews

How old is Terry Crews?

  • He is 54 years old as of 2023.

How tall is Terry Crews?

  • He has a height of  6 feet 3 inches.

How much is Terry Crews’ net worth?

  • His estimated net worth is around $25 million.

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