Morris Chestnut Biography, Career, Age, Height, Affairs & Net Worth

Morris Chestnut Biography

Morris Chestnut was born on January 1, 1969, in Cerritos, California, U.S. He is an American actor. His full name is Morris Lamont Chestnut. Similarly, he is best known for his performances in TV productions such as V, Nurse Jackie, Rosewood, The Resident, and many other film productions.

Age, Height, Weight & Measurements

As per his birth date, he is 52 years old as of 2021. He stands at a height of 6 feet 0 inches and weighs around 84 KG. Additionally, he has a well-maintained muscular physique and has black hair and dark brown eyes.

Relationship Status

The actor is in a long marital relationship with Pam Byse-Chestnut. The couple had tied the knot in 1995 and also have two children together: a named Grant and a daughter named Paige.

Morris Chestnut and his wife,Morris
Morris Chestnut and his wife,Morris


Regarding his family, his father’s name is Morris Chestnut Sr. whereas his mother’s name is Shirley Chestnut. In addition, he has a sister.

Education, School/College University

Addressing his educational profile, he graduated from Richard Gahr High School. He also completed his further education at California State University where he studied acting as well as finance.


Morris Chestnut firstly started his career as an actor with an acting debut in an episode of Freddy’s Nightmares – A Nightmare on Elm Street: The Series in 1990. He also made his film debut in the drama Boyz n the Hood (1991) and started gaining good recognition with his performances in big-budget films such as Under Siege 2: Dark Territory (1995), G.I. Jane (1997), and The Best Man (1999). Similarly, after the 2000s, he has starred in numerous films and some of the notables include, The Brothers (2001), Half Past Dead (2002), Anacondas: The Hunt for the Blood Orchid (2004), The Perfect Holiday (2007), Think Like a Man (2012), The Best Man Holiday (2013), Heist (2015), among others.

Likewise, he equally gained popularity for his performances in TV as he is well known for his role as Dr. Prentiss in the medical drama Nurse Jackie from 2013 to 2014 and as Dr. Beaumont Rosewood Jr. in the police drama Rosewood from 2015 to 2017. He currently stars as Dr. Barrett Cain in the medical drama series The Resident since 2019.

Morris Chestnut’s Social Media

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Morris Chestnut’s Rumors and Controversy/Scandal

There are no known controversies about Morris Chestnut.

Net Worth

What is the earning of Morris Chestnut? How much is his net worth and How rich is he in 2021? He has accumulated a good amount of net worth of $ 17 million, which he has earned from his successful acting career.


  • Full Name: Morris Lamont Chestnut
  • Profession: Actor
  • Age: 52
  • Date of Birth: January 1, 1969
  • Birth Place: Cerritos, California, U.S.
  • Zodiac Sign: Capricorn
  • Nationality: American
  • Height: 6 feet 0 inches
  • Weight: 84 KG
  • Eye Color: Dark Brown
  • Hair Color: Black
  • School: Richard Gahr High School
  • College/University: California State University
  • Father: Morris Chestnut Sr.
  • Mother: Shirley Chestnut
  • Sibling: 1 Sister
  • Net Worth 2021: $ 17 million
  • Source of Income: Acting