Grant Chestnut Wiki: Who is Morris Chestnut and Pam Byse’s son?

April 18, 2024
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Who is Grant Chestnut?

Grant Chestnut is an American celebrity, but best known to the world as the son of the American award-winning actor Morris Chestnut.

Grant Chestnut Wiki: Age, Childhood, Education, and Career

Grant Chestnut was born in 1997, in Ladera Heights, California USA; his mother is Morris’ wife, Pam Byse-Chestnut. His parents have been married since 1995, and Grant has an older sister Paige Chestnut, who is now a professional model.

After high school graduation, Grant enrolled at the University of Colorado Boulder and has obtained a Bachelor’s degree in advertising, since when Grant worked for EF Educational Tours company as an international sales coordinator. However, he has left thay position and is currently pursuing further education.

Net Worth

As of late 2021, Grant Chestnut’s net worth has been estimated to be around $60,000, earned through his career in advertising.


According to sources, Grant is also thinking about a career in the fitness industry, as he’s started uploading pictures and videos from his gym training, and is already giving advice to people who follow him on social media platforms.

Personal Life, Dating, Girlfriend, Single?

Grant is a rather mysterious person, and doesn’t like sharing too many details about his personal life, this includes his love life. According to sources, Grant is currently single and focused on his education and career.

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Grant Chestnut’ Father, Morris Chestnut Bio

Morris Lamont Chestnut was born on 1 January 1969, in Cerritos, California USA, to Morris Chestnut Sr. and his wife Shirley Chestnut. He attended Gahr High School in Cerritos, from which he matriculated in 1987, and then enrolled at California State University, Northridge, but it’s not known whether he obtained his degree or not.

Morris’ career started in 1990 when he portrayed Jason Woodman in the TV series “Freddy’s Nightmares”.


The following year, he was Ricky Baker in the Academy Award-nominated crime-drama film “Boyz n the Hood”, starring Cuba Gooding Jr., Laurence Fishburne, and Hudhail Al-Amir.

He continued his career with a few prominent roles during the decade, including the role of Jeff Carswell in the TV series “Out All Night” (1992-1993), then as Ernest Green, one of the first black people to enter the all-white high school in the biopic “The Ernest Green Story” (1993), while from 1997 to 1998 he was Mal Robinson in the TV series C-16: FBI”.

Before the decade ended, he was Lance Sullivan in the award-winning romantic comedy-drama film “The Best Man”, co-starring Taye Diggs and Nia Long.

He started the new millennium with the lead role in the comedy-drama film “The Brothers” (2001), and the same year co-starred with Vivica A. Fox in Mark Brown’s romantic comedy film “Two Can Play That Game”. After a few film roles throughout the decade, Morris became more focused on television roles from 2009 onwards.


His first such role was as Ryan Nichols in the Primetime Emmy Award-nominated sci-fi thriller drama series “V” (2009-2011), co-starring Elizabeth Mitchell and Joel Gretsch, while in 2011 he joined the cast of the popular TV series “American Horror Story” as Luke. From 2013 to 2014 he portrayed Dr. Ike Prentiss in the TV series “Nurse Jackie”, and in 2015 began portraying Dr. Beaumont Rosewood Jr. in the TV series “Rosewood” (2015-2017). In 2018 he was Hakeem Rashad in the award-winning drama film “Goliath”, which starred Billy Bob Thornton, Nina Arianda, and Tania Raymonde.

To speak further of his success, Morris was Will Keaton in all 13 episodes of the TV drama series “The Enemy Within” (2019), starring alongside Jennifer Carpenter and Raza Jaffrey, and the same year also started playing Barret Cain in the medical-drama series “The Resident”, appearing in 30 episodes until 2021, and then joined TV drama series “Our Kind of People” as Raymond Dupont, starring alongside Yaya DaCosta, Nadine Ellis, and Rhyon Nicole Brown, among many others.

Grant’s parents met in the ‘90s – Morris was in Atlanta working on a television movie and decided to have some fun time in a club, where he noticed Pam that night, and ever since then the two have been inseparable.


The two now live in suburban Los Angeles in a $1.5 million valued estate.

Morris was raised in the Baptist church and is now a practicing Christian.

According to sources, Morris Chestnut’s net worth has been estimated to be around $8 million as of early 2021, earned through his successful career as an actor, appearing in more than 50 film and TV titles.

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