Terry Crews Net Worth

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Terry Crews Net Worth

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About Terry Crews

Terrence Alan Crews (born July 30, 1968) is an American actor, television presenter, and former professional football player. As of , Terry Crews' estimated net worth is at least 30 Million USD.

He played Julius Rock in the UPN/CW sitcom Everybody Hates Chris, which aired from 2005 to 2009, and portrayed Terry Jeffords in the sitcom Brooklyn Nine-Nine (2013–2021). Crews starred in the BET reality series The Family Crews (2010–2011), and hosted the U.S. version of the game show Who Wants to Be a Millionaire from 2014 to 2015.

He has appeared in films, including Friday After Next (2002), White Chicks (2004), Idiocracy (2006), Blended (2014), the Expendables series (2010–2014), and Rumble (2021). Crews began hosting America's Got Talent in 2019, following his involvement in the same role for the program's spin-off series America's Got Talent: The Champions.

What is Terry Crews' Net Worth?

As of , Terry Crews' estimated net worth is at least $30M. Crews played as a defensive end and linebacker in the National Football League (NFL) for the Los Angeles Rams, San Diego Chargers, and Washington Redskins, as well as in the World League of American Football (WLAF) for the Rhein Fire and college football at Western Michigan University.

Crews, a public advocate for women's rights and activist against sexism, has shared stories of the abuse his family endured at the hands of his violent father. He was included among the group of people named as Time Person of the Year in 2017 for going public with stories of sexual assault during the Me Too movement.

After retiring from the NFL in 1997, Crews moved to Los Angeles to pursue an acting career. He had a long-standing ambition to work in the film industry, but up until then had no plans to pursue acting, and simply wanting to be involved in some way. A year earlier, he co-wrote and co-produced the independent feature film Young Boys Incorporated.

A self-funded production filmed in Detroit with an anti-drug message, the film drew on his own observations, as well as those of his friends and family. Despite describing it as a "horrible" film, he credits the experience with getting him interested in the film industry.

Appearances in commercials, such as Old Spice, films, and music videos soon followed. His breakout role came in Friday After Next starring rapper-turned-actor Ice Cube, for whom Crews previously worked as on-set security. Having never taken acting classes, instead he asked himself what the audience wanted, and he believes this ultimately brought him success. He now believes acting is what he was born to do and would not wish to have any other career, despite the physically demanding nature of the work.

Early life of Terry Crews

Terrence Alan Crews was born on July 30, 1968 in Flint, Michigan, the son of Patricia and Terry Crews. He grew up in a strict Christian household in Flint, and was raised mainly by his mother. His father was an alcoholic and abusive to his mother. Crews received a flute from his great aunt, and took lessons for eight years. He played football at Western Michigan University (WMU) in Kalamazoo, Michigan.

Crews was drafted by the Los Angeles Rams in the 11th round of the 1991 NFL Draft. His career included stints with the Rams (six games), the Green Bay Packers (no games), the San Diego Chargers (10 games), the Washington Redskins (16 games), and the Philadelphia Eagles (no games). He also played for the Rhein Fire of the World League of American Football (later NFL Europa) during its 1995 season. Repeatedly cut from rosters, Crews often supplemented his football income by receiving portrait commissions from teammates.

Favorite Quotes from Terry Crews

“The thing that you think is imperfect about you is the thing that makes you who you are. It separates you from everybody else. I have a scar on my lip, and for years I hated it. But now its become my thing. It’s like, without it, I’m not me. You can’t be perfect, so enjoy your imperfections. I can’t stress that enough.” – Terry Crews
“I told everyone I would never be an actor. People used to tell me, ‘Hey, you got a good look. You should try.’ And I was like, ‘Nah. That’s not me.’ And then, the moment I tried it, I found I loved it more than anything in the world, and that taught me a lesson. That is, just go for it.” – Terry Crews
“What shocked me, and what I wasn’t prepared for, was just how brutal and how unethical some people can be in the NFL. I mean, there were some great people, but there were some real snakes, too. I was like, ‘Holy cow!’ But it made me a better person, and it got me ready for other things.” – Terry Crews
“These guys want to do their dirt and then be quiet about it. You think it’s the end of the game, but I’m telling you right now — it’s the third quarter. Bring your ass back out on the field.” – Terry Crews
“You work hard because you’re inspired to, not because you have to. Work becomes fun, and you have worked hard for days because this life is not a ‘young man’s game.’ It is an ‘inspired person’s game.” – Terry Crews
“I’d rather die doing something I feel is great and amazing rather than be safe and comfortable living a life I hate.” – Terry Crews

Terry Crews Net Worth