Facts of Morris Chestnut
|Date of Birth :|
|Age :||53 years old|
|Family Name :||Chestnut|
|Birth Country :||United States|
|Birth Sign :||Capricorn|
|Height :||6 Feet|
|Birth Name||Morris Lamont Chestnut|
|Nick Name||Morris L. Chestnut, Chester Mushroom|
|Father||Morris Chestnut, Sr.|
|Working For||Movies, TV Shows|
|Net Worth||$ 14 million|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
|Weight in KG||72 Kg|
|Shoe Size||12 (US)|
|Famous for||Film Producer|
|Married to||Pam Byse (m. 1995)|
|Education||Richard Gahr High School ,California State University|
|Awards||NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series|
|Movies||The Best Man Wedding|
|TV Show||Nurse Jackie|
Morris Chestnut is an actor, best known for his roles in the film, The Best Man and its sequel, Think Like a Man. He came to recognition after his portrayal in the 1991 film Boyz n the Hood. He has a net worth of $14 million.
Early Life and Education
Chestnut was born as Morris Lamont Chestnut, Jr. on January 1, 1969, in Cerritos, California, the U.S. He holds an American nationality and belongs to the Afro-American ethnicity. He is the son born to Morris Lamont Chestnut, Sr. and Shirley Chestnut.
Chestnut attended Richard Gahr High School and completed his graduation in 1986. He studied finance and drama at the California State University, Northridge.
Chestnut started his career in the early 90s. He portrayed the role as Jadon in Freddy's Nightmares: A Nightmare on Elm Street: The Series. He appeared in the 19th episode of the second season of the series. He debuted in film in 1991. He portrayed the role as Ricky Baker in the movie, Boyz n the Hood.
Chestnut appeared in the other films such as Ladder 49, Not Easily Broken, The Brothers, Two Can Play That Game and The Perfect Holiday. He was nominated for 2000 NAACP Image Award for his role in the movie The Best Man.
Moving on to the personal life of Chestnut, he is a married man and has two children. He married his girlfriend, Pam Chestnut in 1995. The couple together has two children: a son named Grant Chestnut (born 1997) and a daughter named Paige Chestnut (born 1998).
The couple has a strong bond and great mutual understanding among each other and there is no point in their divorce. Both of them has stood loyally since the day they met each other. There is no record of his past affairs.
Height, Salary, Net Worth
Chestnut stands an incredible height of 1.8 meters (6 feet). He has made a tremendous amount of money from his acting career. His movie, The Best Man grossed $34.6 million worldwide. He has the net worth of $14 million. He has sold his house in Hidden Hills, California. The house has a current value of $2.3 million.