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Terry Crews Built A Successful Career In Hollywood, But His Wife And 5 Children Are His Personal Leading Cast

In his 2017 song, “Legacy,” Jay-Z said, “Generational wealth, that’s the key. My parents don’t have sh-t, so that shift started with me.” This concept, adopted by many people, has been the foundation for helping secure the economic stability of their families. Among those who created that shift, as Jay-Z described, is Terry Crews. Terry Crews, a former NFL player, current television host, and actor, has achieved remarkable success across various industries. However, career has always been intertwined with Terry’s family, a testament to his strong values. The 55-year-old has been transparent about his financial troubles, and his wife’s admonishment helped him realize he needed to shift his pride aside and focus on making an income that would benefit the Crews household. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Terry Crews (@terrycrews) “After retiring from the NFL, I struggled to get to the next level where I wanted to be,” the actor told Variety. “ I tried and failed many times...

Apr 29, 2024

Terry Crews Went From Sweeping Floors And Taking Loans From NFL Teammates To An Estimated $25M Fortune

With current food and gas prices at an all-time high, people are looking for ways to earn extra money and save where it counts. If there were ever a cultural figure that could show people extreme ways of saving a little coin, look no further than Julius from “Everybody Hates Chris,” played by veteran actor Terry Crews. Crews portrayed a blue-collar worker, father, and husband constantly burdened by financial stress on-screen. While many of the character’s strategies were extreme, Crews’ real-life approach to budgeting and finance is a testament to his diverse financial talents, not too far removed from his 2000s-era character. Terry Crews And His Uncanny NFL Journey Terry Crews entered the entertainment industry on a nontraditional path. After some time in college, he was drafted by the Los Angeles Rams in 1991. His professional football career was unstable, as he played for six different teams across five years, including the San Diego Chargers and Washington Redskins, as well as...

Apr 17, 2024

Terry Crews Thanks Ice Cube For The ‘Friday After Next’ Role He Was Paid $4K For That Helped Launch His Career —  'I Make Money Now'

Terry Crews understands everyone has to start somewhere. As AFROTECH™ previously told you, the actor was once a player in the NFL. In 1991, he was drafted as an 11th round draft pick by the Los Angeles Rams and would go on to play for the San Diego Chargers, Washington Redskins, and Philadelphia Eagles. He had a short stint in the league playing for just three seasons over the course of seven years and retired in 1997. However, Crews’ story was, in fact, just beginning. He had developed an interest in the entertainment industry and landed one of his earliest roles, in “Friday After Next,” working as a security guard. Previously, Crews had been featured in “Training Day,” starring Denzel Washington, after connecting with a location manager. While on set, the film’s director, Antoine Fuqua, signaled out Crews, impressed by his physique, to play in a scene. Despite not being paid for the role, Crews said the moment would change his life and solidify his interest in acting. “So Denzel’s...

Feb 29, 2024

Actor Terry Crews Recalls Making $150 Per Week In The NFL — 'I Would Have Made More Money At McDonald’s'

It was not until Terry Crews became an actor that he reached financial freedom.

Aug 7, 2023