Terry Crews is an American actor, comedian, activist, artist and former American football player. Crews played Julius Rock on the UPN/CW sitcom Everybody Hates Chris and Nick Kingston-Persons in the TBS sitcom Are We There Yet?. He previously hosted the game show Who Wants to Be a Millionaire and starred in the BET reality series The Family Crews.

Birth Name

Terry Alan Crews

Nickname

Terry

Profession

Actor, Former NFL Player

Nationality

American

Personal Life

Birthday / Date of Birth

Terry Crews was born on July 30, 1968 in Flint, Michigan, United States.

Age

He’s currently 50 years old.

Sun Sign

Leo

Ethnicity

Black

Religion

Christianity

Education

Terry Crews went to the Flint Southwestern Academy in Michigan. Post that, he started attending the Interlochen Center for the Arts in Michigan on an art scholarship sponsored by Chrysler. He then got full-ride athletic scholarship and an Art Excellence scholarship to join the Western Michigan University from where he graduated in 1991 with a major in Arts.

Family Details

  • Father – Terry Crews Sr.
  • Mother – Patricia Crews
  • Siblings – Micki Crews (Sister)
  • Others – Storm Ascher (Niece) (Actress)

Marital Status

Married

Girlfriend / Spouse

Terry Crews has dated –

  • Rebecca King (1990-Present) – Terry Crews got married to the gospel singer and former beauty queen Rebecca King in 1990. The couple has 4 children, daughters Azriel (b. 1990), Terra (b. 1999), Wynfrey (b. 2004) and son Isaiah (b. 2007).

Physical Statistics

Height

  • In feet – 6 feet 3¼ inches
  • In centimeters – 191 cm
  • In meters – 1.91 m

Weight

  • In Kilograms – 111 kg
  • In Pounds – 245 lbs

Body Measurements

  • Measurements – 50-19-37
  • Chest – 50 inches
  • Biceps – 19 inches
  • Waist – 37 inches

Body Build

Athletic

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Hair Color

Bald

Shoe Size

He wears a size 14 (US) shoe.

Sexuality

Straight

Professional Statistics

Famous For

Playing the defensive end and linebacker in the National Football League. Playing Terry Jeffords, NYPD officer in the TV show, Brooklyn Nine-Nine.

Film Debut

Terry Crews made his acting debut with the science fiction film The 6th Day as Vincent Bansworth in 2000 alongside Arnold Schwarzenegger.

Television Debut

Terry landed his role as T-Money in the syndicated series Battle Dome from 1999 to 2001.

Brand Endorsements

Terry has done endorsement work for Old Spice and Toyota.

Awards & Nominations

YearAssociationCategoryWorkResult
2006Teen Choice AwardsChoice TV: Parental UnitEverybody Hates Chris (Shared with: Tichina Arnold)Nominated
NAACP Image AwardsOutstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy SeriesEverybody Hates ChrisNominated
2007Everybody Hates ChrisNominated
2008Everybody Hates ChrisNominated
2009Outstanding Actor in a Comedy SeriesEverybody Hates ChrisNominated
2011Are We There Yet?Nominated
2012Are We There Yet?Nominated
2013Annie AwardsOutstanding Achievement in Voice Acting in an Animated Feature ProductionCloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2Nominated
Screen Actors GuildOutstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy SeriesBrooklyn Nine-NineNominated
2015NAACP Image AwardsOutstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy SeriesBrooklyn Nine-NineNominated
2016Brooklyn Nine-NineNominated

Terry Crews Favorites

  • Favorite Book – The Magic of Thinking by David J. Schwartz
  • Favorite Super Heroes – Luke Cage, Silver Surfer
  • Favorite Color – Blue
  • Favorite Video Game – Dragon Age Inquisition
  • Favorite NFL Player – Arian Foster from Houston Texans
  • Favorite Movies – Aliens (1986), Do the Right Thing (1989), The Pianist (2002)
  • Favorite Food – Bread Pudding with Orange Butter Sauce
  • Favorite Documentary – Roger & Me (1989)
  • Favorite Animal – Dogs
  • Favorite Yogurt – Mixed Berry

Terry Crews Net Worth

Terry Crews net worth is estimated to be $20 million dollars as of 2019.

Social Media Profiles

Some Lesser Known Facts About Terry Crews

  • While playing college football for Western Michigan Broncos, he was a standout player and even managed to win all-conference honors as a defensive end.
  • In the 1991 NFL draft, he was picked by the Los Angeles Rams in the 11th round.
  • Before becoming a professional football player, he used to work as a sketch artist for the local news stations.
  • His career included stints with the Rams, the San Diego Chargers, the Washington Redskins, and the Philadelphia Eagles. He played six years in the NFL before retiring in 1997.
  • In early days of his football career, he used to paint portraits of his football teammates to support himself and his family.
  • After his retirement from NFL, he moved to Los Angeles to pursue an acting career.
  • His first job in the entertainment industry was as a courtroom sketch artist in Flint, Michigan.
  • He has also used his artistic skills to create a range of NFL-licensed lithographs for a sports memorabilia merchandising company.
  • His breakout role came in Friday After Next starring Ice Cube, for whom Crews had previously worked as an on set bodyguard.
  • He is an accomplished flautist.
  • The 1975 film “The Apple Dumpling Gang” was the first movie he ever saw in his lifetime.
  • Crews co-founded a design company called Amen&Amen, with fashion designer Nana Boateng.
  • Visit his official website @ terrycrews.com.

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