Terry Crews is one of the most well known faces in Hollywood today. He came into fame as an NFL defense man and is now a successful actor and an activist. For someone coming from an athletic background, Crews is definitely capable of creating some spectacular moments on screens. He gained a lot of popularity for his appearance in Everybody Hates Chris.
Chris is also pretty famous for his show, The Family Crews which follows his life along with his family. Terry has gone on to act in movies like Idiocracy, Friday After Next, and White Chick and is now an established figure in Hollywood. Let us now get to know a bit more about him.
Terry Crews: Early Life and Education
Terry Crews was born on the 30th of July, 1968, in Flint Michigan. He was born into a Christian family to father Terry Crews Sr. His father was an abusive alcoholic and Terry had to be raised by his mother for the most part.
Coming to his academics, Crews went to Fling Southwestern for his high school education. He was then offered a full-ride football scholarship to Western Michigan University. He also received another scholarship at the Interlochen Center for the Arts.
Terry Crews: Career
Next, Crews’ professional career began when he got drafted by the Los Angeles Rams. They picked him up in the 11th round of the 1991 NFL draft. His football career has seen him play for teams like San Diego Chargers, the Washington Redskins, and the Philadelphia Eagles. People often overlook his brilliance in NFL as he is now more famous in Hollywood.
Terr y retired from professional football in 1997 when he was only 29. He then moved to Los Angeles to pursue a career in acting. He soon landed a role in the Syndicated game show Battle Dome. Terry began finding fame in this field much sooner than he expected. He kept landing roles in movies like Friday After Next, White Chicks and The Longest Yard. Crews is also famous for his role of Sergeant Terry Jeffords in the sitcom Brooklyn Nine-Nine.
Terry Crews: Personal Life
Terry is also famously in a relationship with the beautiful Rebecca King-Crews. They first met in the late 80s and have been together ever since. Their wedding took place in 1990 and now this beautiful couple is blessed with 5 kids: Azriel, Isaiah, Naomi, Tera, and Wynfrey Crews.
Terry has been through a lot of controversies and scandals. Thankfully, this family has managed to pull through difficult times. Evidently, Terry and Rebecca are amazing together and there have been no signs of divorce.
Terry Crews: Net Worth and Social Media
Terry is undoubtedly one of the most recognizable names in the American TV industry. He has gone on to achieve a lot in football and then on television itself. From all his involvements, Terry is believed to have a net worth of around $20 million. He has his own collection of cars and is a proud owner of Cadillac ATS Couple.
It might not come as a surprise but Crews is extremely popular on social media too. He has over 3.3 million followers on Instagram where he goes by the handle @terrycrews.