Grant Chestnut: More Than Son to Morris Chestnut 

Today, we look at the life of Grant Chestnut, son of popular Hollywood actor Morris Chestnut, who has made a name for himself outside his father’s popularity. 

First, being a celebrity kid to a widely known star isn’t simple; the constant attention from the media and public, the battle of creating your own identity outside that of your parents, and the idea of just living your life never comes easy.

However, Grant Chestnut is a testament that one can achieve the life one wants as a celebrity kid outside their parents’ life and career.

If you want to find out more about this exceptional kid, you’re in the right place. I’ll be taking you through his biography, career, net worth, family, age, and Instagram.

Grant Chestnut’s Biography

Grant Chestnut was born to well-known Hollywood actor, Morris Chestnut, and his wife, Pam Byse, in 1997 in Cerritos, California, USA. He’s of African-American descent.

He grew up in California with his family of four, his parents and only sister, Paige, and attended elementary school right there.

Grants had always had a passion for excellence from a young age, fueled by his parents’ support and the influence of his grandparents, Morris Lamont Chestnut Sr. and Shirley Chestnut.

He attended the University of Colorado Boulder and graduated in 2019 with a degree in Strategic Communications– Marketing and Advertising.

His thirst for excellence was evident in his outstanding performance right in college. He joined the Chi Psi Fraternity and was one of the top four in business class.

Today, he works with Atlas Consulting Group, Greenwood Village, Denver, as an accountant and trainer.

What Does Grant Chestnut Do?

Grant Chestnut

Source: Facebook 

Grant Chestnut chose a different career path from his actor father, Morris Chestnut. After graduation from the University in 2019, he followed up with taking roles in his field of study.

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While in college, he was one of the four students who had excelled in the Procter and Gamble C.E.O. Challenge in 2019. His team made it to the third round and he finished 5th place overall.

Also, according to his LinkedIn profile , he took a job at EF Educational Tours as an international sales coordinator in 2019.

He also worked with Atlas Consulting Group, Greenwood Village, Denver, as an Accountant Executive and Trainer from November 2020 to May 2021.

Additionally, he worked as Business Development Representative for Oracle from January 2022 to June 2023.

He now works as an Accountant Executive for NuVet Labs.

What Is Grant Chestnut’s Net Worth?

Information on Grant Chestnut’s net worth isn’t available on the internet. However, he makes a decent earning from his job as an accountant executive.

Meet Grant Chestnut’s Family 

Grant Chestnut with his family by the Christmas tree

Grant Chestnut is from a close-knit family of four: his parents, Morris Chestnut and Pam Byse, and his sister, Paige Chestnut.

Their close relationship extends to his grandparents, Morris Lamont Chestnut Sr. and Shirley Chestnut.

Grant’s parents got married in 1995 and had him in 1997 and his sister in 1998. His father has been a Hollywood actor since 1990. Details of his mother’s professional career aren’t available to the public. She has been described as a homemaker.

Paige Chestnut is a model, currently signed under Munder Management. She was among the runaway models of the 2017 L.A. Fashion Week.

The Chestnuts share a loving relationship, evident in the warm lifestyle they share on social media. While Grant is more of a quiet person online, his sister and father often share their happy life on their social media accounts.

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Who Are Grant Chestnut’s Parents?

Grant Chestnut's Parents, Morris Chestnut and Pam Byse

Morris Chestnut and Pam Byse have been married for almost 30 years. The couple got married in 1995 and have two children, born within 3 years. 

They met in the early 90s at a club in Atlanta, Morris once revealed.

Morris Chestnut is one of the Hollywood stars, widely known for his part in the 1991 film, Boyz n the Hood, as Ricky Baker. 

Born January 1, 1969, he started his acting career in 1990 with the American horror anthology series, Freddy’s Nightmares. Also, in 1992–1993 he featured in  20 episodes of Out All Night with Jurnee Smollett.

Over the years, he has grown as an actor, making several TV appearances, including high-profile movies like Under Siege 2: Dark Territory (1995)  and G.I. Jane (1997).

He’s a recipient of multiple NAACP Image Awards for Outstanding Actor and Outstanding Supporting Actor.

On the other hand, his wife, Pam Byse, lives a quiet life away from the buzz of the internet. She’s a homemaker, born on December 22, 1973.

How Old Is Grant Chestnut?

Grant Chestnut is 27 years old. The exact month and day of his birth aren’t available on the internet. However, he was born in 1997, making him 27 in 2024.

Grant Chestnut Instagram 

Grant Chestnut has a private Instagram account with over 20K followers, with the username @gchestnut.

Wrapping Up 

Grant Chestnut, son of Hollywood actor, Morris Chestnut, has set an example for others with his hard work and determination. He’s proof that being a celebrity kid doesn’t hinder you from carving a life for yourself.

The young star works as an Accountant Executive and is currently based in Denver, Colorado. 

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Marymartin Okoabu
Marymartin Okoabu

Chinonso Marymartin Okoabu is a creative writer who focuses on SEO contents and fictions. With more than two years experience in SEO writing, she writes articles for websites. In her spare time, she crafts short stories that explore life experiences. Her creative works have been published on different websites and Love Feast Magazine. She is the winner of the E C. Michael's prize for short stories, 2022.

Chinonso is a graduate of Human Anatomy from the University of Calabar.
She hails from Ibusa in Oshimili North local government area of Delta state.

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