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(Actor, Fitness Writer)

Morris Chestnut is a famous American actor and fitness writer. Morris Chestnut is a married person.

Relationship Facts of Morris Chestnut

Morris Chestnut is married to Pam Byse {Compare Couple}.
He is father of Two(Grant Chestnut and Paige Chestnut).
Morris Chestnut is not having an affair with anyone presently.
His sexual orientation is straight.

What is the relationship of Morris Chestnut?

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.

Who is Morris Chestnut?

Morris Chestnut is a famous American actor and fitness writer who is popular for his role in the 1991 film ‘Boyz N The Hood’.

Morris Chestnut: Age, Parents, Ethnicity

He was born on January 1, 1969, in Cerritos, California, USA. His birth name is Morris Lamont Chestnut Jr. and he is currently 52 years old. His father’s name is Morris Lamont Sr. and her mother’s name is Shirley Chestnut. He has not disclosed any information regarding his siblings and childhood.

Morris holds American citizenship and his ethnicity is African-American.

In which school did Morris Chestnut attend?

He attended Richard Gahr High School and graduated from there in 1986. After that, he studied finance and drama at California State University, Northridge.

Morris Chestnut: Professional Life and Career

He 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.

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Caption: Morris Chestnut and his wife (Source: Essence)

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 were 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.

Awards, Nominations

He won Hollywood Award in the category Best Ensemble Cast for ‘The Best Man Holiday in 2014, won the Image Award in the category Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series for ‘Nurse Jackie’ in 2014, and was also nominated several times in his career.

Morris Chestnut: Net Worth, Salary

He has an estimated net worth of around $10 million as of 2023 and he has earned that sum of money from his professional career. Also, he earns from brand promotions and from commercials. However, his salary and income are unknown.

Is Morris Chestnut involved in any rumors and controversies?

There was a rumor that he was gay but he denied the rumor. Also, there was a  rumor that he separated from his wife, Pam because he was cheating on his wife and he told her that the rumors were a lie and there are no signs of quitting between them.

Body Measurements: Height, Weight

He has a height of 5 ft. 11 inches and weighs 88 kg. Also, Morris Chestnut has dark brown and black hair. He maintains his looks and physique as well.

Social Media

Morris Chestnut has around 1.7M followers on Instagram, about 435k followers on Twitter, and around 4.7M followers on Facebook.

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