Woody McClain

Woody McClain

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Woody McClain is an American actor, comedian, social media star, music producer, and dancer. Woody McClain is also better known as ‘Woody the Great’. He established himself as a social media personality via Vine and then Facebook.

Early Life

Woody McClain was born in Charleston, South Carolina, USA, but raised in Jacksonville, Florida, USA. He was born on May 14, 1989, and grew up along with his sister. At present, he is 31 years old and his birth sign is Taurus. Woody joined at Florida A&M University in 2008 but moved to Los Angeles in 2012 before completing his major.

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Caption: Woody McClain’s modeling picture. Source: Instagram

Career and Professional Life

Woody moved from Florida to Los Angeles to pursue a career as a professional dancer in the year 2012. Soon, he made a name for himself as a backup dancer, performing for renowned artists and bands like Chris Brown and Fifth Harmony.

And, during the time, his funny videos on Vine earned him a huge fan base. Therefore, kick-starting his social media journey. Further, he always had a knack for making people laugh, as well as create exciting content, which he decided to explore by creating a YouTube channel and posting funny skit videos on it.

Woody in December 2015, signed and worked with Kevin Hart’s production company, ‘HartBeat Digital’, to produce content after his version of Hart’s “Permission to Cuss” skit went viral and caught Hart’s attention. Likewise, his first venture into acting proved incredibly successful when he was sent to audition for BET’s The New Edition Story and booked the lead role, playing Bobby Brown.

Recently, he signed on to reprise his role as Bobby Brown in BET’s Bobby Brown Story. In February 2018, he was seen on the big screen in Canal Street playing “MayMay”. Also, his upcoming projects include a role in the USA’s series “Unsolved,” currently in production.

More about his career

Woody’s acting performance in the series earned him a ‘Black Reel Award’ as well as an ‘Image Award’ nomination. He has also established himself on the big screen with a number of movies like ‘Canal Street’ and ‘All the Way with You’. Likewise, alongside his acting, he is also executive producing his own creation titled Stories with Kev.

Therefore, he has teamed up with Kevin Hart for a streaming series in which he plays Kevin. And, it is based on Hart’s most iconic stories and stand-up bits. Moreover, the new episodes release every Friday on Hart’s #1-rated streaming video service, “Laugh Out Loud”. He also starred in the series ‘Power Book II: Ghost’ which premiered on September 6, 2020. There, he stars as ‘Cane Tejada’, ruthless gangster and brother of Dru and Diana

Furthermore, he also produces music and is part of a music group named BandGeeks with his schoolmate Damon. Woody was also part of a marching band in college and had at one time dreamed of being a band director. Additionally, he can also play the tuba.

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Caption: Woody McClain in the series ‘Power Book II: Ghost’. Source: SIRKENAYO

Relationship Status

Nothing much in detail about his personal life talked about in the media. Woody has not disclosed much about his relationships and affairs. Back in 2011, he tweeted that he would date a white woman if he claimed fame. Therefore, he also has claimed that black women are overrated. However, his current relationship status is still confusing. Let’s consider he has a single relationship background as he has not given hint regarding this topic.

Body Measurements

Woody is a handsome and smart man. He has a height of 6 feet 2 inches and weighs around 79 kilos. His eyes are of dark brown color and his hair is of black color. Moreover, he has a short-cropped afro hairstyle and sports a lightly-trimmed beard.

Likewise, he wears studs in his ears and also wears a bracelet on his right wrist.  Moreover, he has a well-maintained body physique measuring 40-32-35 inches. Likewise, his biceps size is 15.5 inches and his shoe size is 9 (US).

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Caption: Woody McClain posing for a photo. Source: Instagram

Social Media and Net Worth

His Instagram page ‘@woody_thegreat’ has earned over 1.2 million followers. Similarly, his Twitter account has gathered over 82K followers. And, his official ‘Woody The Great’ Facebook page has gained over 1.2 million followers. He also has a YouTube channel named ‘The Great’ and has earned over 165K subscribers.

Woody, working in the entertainment industry as a dancer, musical producer, comedian, and social media personality has surely collected a high figure of money. Therefore, his main source of income is his social media platforms, dancing, and acting career. He has a net worth of $500K as per the sources.