Grant Chestnut is the son of the famous American actor, Morris Chestnut. Therefore, Morris came to the media attention after portraying the role of Ricky Baker in the teen drama film, ‘Boyz n the Hood’.
Table of Biography
Early Life and Childhood
Grant Chestnut came to this world in 1997. As of 2020, he turns 23 years old. He was born and raised in Cerritos, California, USA. Grant holds an American nationality and his ethnic background is African-American. Further, he was born to Morris Chestnut and Pam Byse. Similarly, he also has a younger sister Paige Chestnut, who is a model.
Likewise, she is the grandson of Morris Lamont Chestnut Sr. and Shirley Chestnut. Moreover, he is content with his own studies and career. Grant graduated from the University of Colorado – Boulder in 2019, where he studied advertising.
Grant Chestnut hasn’t pursued his career yet. Nevertheless, his father started his career with the American horror anthology series, ‘Freddy’s Nightmares’ in 1990. Then, Morris appeared in 20 episodes of ‘Out All Night’ with Jurnee Smollett from 1992 to 1993. Likewise, he also guest-appeared in many TV shows including ‘V’, ‘Rosewood’, and others.
Chestnut made his appearance in John Singleton‘s teen drama movie, Boyz n the Hood in 1991. Furthermore, 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. Similarly, his other movie credits are Kick-Ass 2, Anacondas: The Hunt for the Blood Orchid, etc.
Chestnut likes keeping his personal information private. He was able to steal millions of hearts when he first made an appearance on the red carpet. Moreover, though, the Chestnut family hardly appears on the red carpet, Grant has still made an excellent impression.
Moreover, in college, Grant was one of four students whose business and problem-solving skills stood out in the P&G CEO Challenge. Therefore, the challenge, which took place across different rounds, ended with the final event in Dubai. Moreover, now building his resume as an international sales coordinator for EF Educational Tours. However, his work is probably on pause amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Chestnut is single and hasn’t dated anyone yet. Moreover, as Morris is maintaining his secret personal life, until today there is no information about his relationship. It doesn’t mean that he is not in a relationship but he must be maintaining secrecy with his life. However, Grant has not made any highlight due to his relationship with any celebrity. He, however, maintains privacy with his personal life and does not reveal anything about him.
Nonetheless, his parents are in a marital relationship for 24 years. The two first met in a restaurant located in California in 1992. Therefore, a mutual friend of theirs introduced them to each other. And after having a lovely conversation, they started dating each other. Then, Morris’ parents engaged after dating for two years with the permission of their guardians. Later, his parents exchanged their wedding vows in 1995, in Los Angeles, California.
He maintains his body pretty well and strong. His height and weight are not given but he has an average height as well as the weight that matches his body physique. However, he works out on a regular basis and keeps his body fit and healthy. Moreover, he has a set of dark brown eyes and his hair is dread and of dark brown color.
Social Media and Net Worth
Grant stays out of his dad’s spotlight. He is available on Instagram under the username ‘@gchestnut’. There, he has gathered over 15.1K followers but he has made it private. However, he does have a few pictures on Facebook.
His net worth is currently under review. However, his father Morris has a net worth of $8 Million as of 2019. He pockets a salary in the range of $2 Million to $2.5 Million yearly. Likewise, his mother’s net worth is estimated to be $4 Million.