Quick Facts of Grant Chestnut

  • Full NameGrant Chestnut
  • NicknameChestnut
  • Marital StatusSingle
  • BirthplaceCerritos, California
  • EthnicityAfrican-American
  • ReligionChristian
  • NationalityAmerican
  • Eye colourBrown
  • Hair colourBrown
  • BuildMesomorph

Grant Chestnut is the son of the famous American actor, Morris Chestnut who came to the media attention after portraying the role of Ricky Baker in the teen drama film, Boyz n the Hood. Morris is also known for his appearance in the comedy-drama film, The Best Man Holiday for which he received two award nominations.

Morris’ fans are willing to know about his son’s personal life. So, is he married or dating his girlfriend? Who is the lucky girl in his life? Let’s take a glimpse of Chestnut’s personal life.

Who Is Grant Chestnut? Bio & Wiki

Grant Chestnut was born in 1997, in Cerritos, California, United States. He holds an American nationality, and his ethnic background is African-American. Chestnut is the eldest son of Morris (father) and Pam Byse (mother). He has a younger sister, Paige Chestnut (born in 2010).

Childhood photo of Grant Chestnut with his parents and sister.
Childhood photo of Grant Chestnut with his parents and sister.  Source: Lipstickalley

Chestnut is the grandson of Morris Lamont Chestnut Sr. and Shirley Chestnut. The details of his educational background are unknown.

Grant Chestnut’s Career

Grant Chestnut hasn’t pursued his career yet. Nevertheless, his father started his career from the American horror anthology series, Freddy’s Nightmares in 1990. Later, Morris appeared in 20 episodes of Out All Night with Jurnee Smollett from 1992 to 1993. Similarly, he also guest-appeared in many TV shows including V, Rosewood, and others.

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Chestnut made his appearance in John Singleton‘s teen drama movie, Boyz n the Hood in 1991. Further, he acted in the romantic comedy film, The Inkwell as Harold Lee in 1994. Morris also portrayed in the comedy-drama movie, The Best Man in 1999. Likewise, his other movie credits are Kick-Ass 2, Anacondas: The Hunt for the Blood Orchid, etc.

How Much Is Grant Chestnut’s Net Worth?

Grant Chestnut’s net worth is currently under review. But, his father Morris has a net worth of $8 Million as of 2019. He earns a salary in the range of $2 Million to $2.5 Million yearly. Similarly, his mother’s net worth is estimated to be $4 Million.

Chestnut’s father starred with Gabrielle Dennis and Taye Diggs in the American police procedural drama series, Rosewood. Dennis and Diggs’ net worth is $2 Million and $16 Million respectively. Morris also appeared with many celebrities who have maintained a substantial wealth.

Is Grant Chestnut Dating? His Relationships & Girlfriend

Grant Chestnut is single and hasn’t dated anyone yet. Nonetheless, his parents are in a marital relationship for 24 years. They first met in a restaurant located in California in 1992. A mutual friend of them introduced them to each other. After having a lovely conversation, they started dating each other.

Chestnut’s parents engaged after dating for two years with the permission of their guardians. Later, the lovebirds exchanged their wedding vows in 1995, in Los Angeles, California.

Photo of Grant Chestnut's parents, Morris Chestnut and Pam Byse.
Photo of Grant Chestnut’s parents, Morris Chestnut and Pam Byse. Source: Essence

Morris and his spouse have two kids from their conjugal relationship. As of now, there are no other records of Grant’s parents’ other affairs. Besides, they are free of rumors and controversies. Currently, Grant lives in California with his family and friends.

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