• Pam Byse was born in Los Angeles, California in 197•
• She is married to famous American actor Morris Chestnut and they have two children.
• Pam is a fan of stand-up comedy, traveling and physical activities.
• She and Morris Chestnut have a total net worth of over $17 million.
• Morris Chestnut is best known for his portrayal of Ricky in the 1991 film "Boyz n the Hood" and has also written a book titled "The Cut: Lose Up to 10 Pounds in 10 Days and Sculpt Your Best Body".
Pam Byse Wiki Bio
Pam Byse was born in Los Angeles, California USA, on 22 December 1973 – her zodiac sign is Capricorn and she holds American nationality. Pam is probably only known for her marriage to famous American actor Morris Chestnut.
Childhood and education
Pam is quite secretive when it comes to her personal matters, and hasn’t shared a lot regarding her siblings and her parents, however, she is believed to have been raised in a wealthy family.
Pam attended a local high school, at which she was interested in sports such as soccer and tennis but not in much else – it has been reported that she didn’t pay attention during classes, and that her parents were often called to talk with her teachers about her performance.
Morris Chestnut and wife, Pam Byse-Chestnut. #BLACKISBEAUTIFUL
Upon matriculating in 1991, Pam chose not to enroll at college, but to find a job and start supporting herself financially.
Pam hasn’t shared any details concerning her career, but because of her appearance and good sense of fashion, it is believed that she once worked as a model, while some sources on the internet claim that she also spent some time working as a waitress.
Pam is today a housewife and is focused on raising her children.
Love life and marriage with Morris Chestnut
Pam met Morris Chestnut at a party held in Atlanta, and there was nearly instant mutual attraction between the two after meeting – Morris has stated that even though he was amazed by her looks, it was Pam’s sense of humor that attracted him to her the most. They dated for a couple of years before marrying in 1996 in a private ceremony attended by their closest friends and family. Pam gave birth to their son Grant in 1997, while their daughter Paige was born a year later – Grant has obtained his Bachelor’s degree from the University of Colorado, while Paige matriculated from Calabasas High School in California, but it’s not known if she has attended college.
Neither Pam nor Morris have talked about any other people they might have dated, and as of December 2020, Pam is married to Morris Chestnut and they have two children.
Hobbies and other interests
Pam is a huge fan of stand-up comedy, and everything else related to comedy including podcasts, movies and books. Her favorite book of all times is “The Girl Who Saved the King of Sweden” by Jonas Jonasson, while her favorite actors are the late Robin Williams, and Jim Carrey, and their movies “Patch Adams”, “Yes Man” and “Bruce Almighty”.
Pam is keen on travelling, and has kept her husband company during many of his film events organized in various states across the US – the two have also been to Europe on various occasions, visiting countries such as England, France and Italy.
She is physically quite active as she has a couple of training sessions at her home gym every week, while she also does yoga and occasionally meditates.
Pam is a lover of animals and has a pet dog, while her favorite ‘animals’ are turtles.
How rich is she?
Pam’s age is 46. She has long brown hair and brown eyes, her height is 5ft 5ins (1.65m), she weighs around 130lbs (58kgs), and her vital statistics are 34-26-35. As of December 2020, her and her husband’s joint net worth has been estimated at over $17 million.
Who is Morris Chestnut?
Morris Lamont Chestnut was born in Cerritos, California USA, on 1 January 1969 – his zodiac sign is Capricorn and he holds American nationality. He might still be known best for his portrayal of Ricky in the 1991 crime drama film “Boyz n the Hood”, written and directed by John Singleton, and which starred Cuba Gooding Jr., Laurence Fishburne and Hudhail Al-Amir – it is about three teenagers living in Los Angeles’ Crenshaw ghetto as they go through relationships, violence and face racism. The film was a big success, winning 11 awards while it was nominated for 23 others, including two Oscars.
Morris is quite secretive when it comes to his early life and it is only known that he was raised by his parents Shirley and Morris Chestnut Sr.
He started practicing his acting skills with his high school’s drama club, and launched his career in February 1990 aged 21, when he played Jadon in the episode “A Family Affair” of the horror anthology series “Freddy’s Nightmares – A Nightmare on Elm Street: The Series”. He made his debut film appearance in “Boyz n the Hood”, which made him popular and helped him win many other roles such as those in the short-lived comedy series “Out All Night”, the 1995 action thriller movie “Under Siege 2: Dark Territory” which starred Steven Seagal, and the 1997 war drama movie “G. I. Jane” which starred Demi Moore and Viggo Mortensen.
In 1997 and 1998, Morris played Special Agent Mal Robinson in the crime series “C-16: FBI”, and the following year saw him star as a professional Football Player in the critically acclaimed romantic comedy film “The Best Man”, which also starred Taye Diggs and Nia Long – for his performance, Morris was nominated for a National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) Award.
The year 2001 saw him play the lead character in the romantic comedy movie “The Brothers”, and in 2004 Morris portrayed a firefighter in the disaster thriller movie “Ladder 49”.
He was invited to portray his second Football Player in the 2007 family comedy movie “The Game Plan” which starred Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson, while the following year saw him star alongside Steven Seagal in the film “Prince of Pistols”. Morris’ following notable performance was in the 2015 action thriller “Heist”, following which he was named amongst the sexiest men alive by the magazine “People”.
Two of his most recent appearances have been in a single episode of the drama series “Being Mary Jane” and the drama series “The Enemy Within” (lead role as FBI Agent Will Keaton) both in 2019, while since mid-2019 he’s been playing the supporting character Dr. Barrett Clain in the medical drama series “The Resident”.
Morris has also appeared in three Broadway plays: the 2007 “Love in The Nick of Tyme”, the 2011 “What My Husband Doesn’t Know”, and the 2013 “The Nutcracker”.
He is a huge fan of video games, especially football, and was in 1998 the winner of the Madden Bowl video game tournament.
Morris is also a writer, having released his book “The Cut: Lose Up to 10 Pounds in 10 Days and Sculpt Your Best Body” in 2017.