Terry Crews is an American actor and former NFL player who has been active in both film and television circuits. Crews played Julius Rock on the CW sitcom Everybody Hates Chris and Nick Kingston-Persons in the TBS sitcom Are We There Yet?. He plays NYPD Sergeant Terry Jeffords in the FOX sitcom Brooklyn Nine-Nine. His film credits include White Chicks, Idiocracy, the Expendables series, and Deadpool 2.
Terry Alan Crews
Actor, Former NFL Player
Birthday / Date of Birth
Terry Crews was born on July 30, 1968 in Flint, Michigan, USA.
He’s currently 50 years old.
Terry Crews attended the Flint Southwestern Academy in Michigan. He earned an Chrysler-sponsored art scholarship at the Interlochen Center for the Arts in Michigan.
After that, he received an Art Excellence scholarship and a full-ride athletic scholarship for football at the Western Michigan University from where he graduated in 1991 with a major in Arts.
- Father – Terry Crews Sr.
- Mother – Patricia Crews
- Siblings – Micki Crews (Sister)
Terry Crews married gospel singer and former beauty queen Rebecca King in 1990. They have four children, daughters Azriel (b. 1990), Terra (b. 1999), Wynfrey (b. 2004), and son Isaiah (b. 2007) and one grandchild.
- In feet – 6 feet 3.25 inches
- In centimeters – 191 cm
- In meters – 1.91 m
- In Kilograms – 111 kg
- In Pounds – 245 lbs
- Measurements – 50-18.5-37
- Chest – 50 inches
- Biceps – 18.5 inches
- Waist – 37 inches
He wears a size 14 (US) shoe.
- Flexing his pectorals
- Robot dance
- Frequently plays unintelligent or immature characters
- Very muscular physique
Terry Crews made his acting debut with the science fiction film The 6th Day as Vincent Bansworth in 2000 alongside Arnold Schwarzenegger.
His film credits include Friday After Next (2002) and The Longest Yard (2005), Street Kings (2008), Terminator Salvation (2009), The Expendables (2010), The Expendables 2 (2012), Scary Movie 5 (2013), The Expendables 3 (2016), and Deadpool 2 (2018)
Terry landed his role as T-Money in the syndicated series Battle Dome from 1999 to 2001.
His television credits include Everybody Hates Chris (2005 – 2009), Are We There Yet? (2010 – 2012), and Brooklyn Nine-Nine (2013–present)
Terry has done endorsement work for Old Spice and Toyota.
Terry Crews Favorites
- 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 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
Terry Crews Net Worth
His net worth is estimated to be $20 million US dollars.
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Terry Crews Facts
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.
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.
In 2014, Crews released his autobiography, Manhood: How to Be a Better Man or Just Live with One, where he discuses a lot of things like about his personal such as a strict upbringing in a Christian family, his NFL career, his successful acting career and his long-standing pornography addiction, which led to several problems in his life.
Crews was named as one of the “Silence Breakers” from the Time Person of the Year award in 2017.