Known from movies
|Husband||Terry Crews, Terry Crews|
Rebecca King Crews is a popular American gospel singer, actress and musician, who is also known as the wife of former football player and actor Terry Crews. Her fans also praise her for her activism and motivational speeches as well as her TV production activities.
Early life and family
Rebecca Anne King was born on December 24, 1965 in Harbor, Michigan, USA. Her zodiac sign is Capricorn, holds American nationality and is of African American and Jewish descent. Her father’s name was Samuel Dean King and her mother’s was Anna Mae Parks, but as of 2020, her full name is Anna King Lund, as she married another man after divorcing Rebecca’s father; Rebecca’s stepfather is Jack Winston Lund.
She has a younger sister, Elizabeth Jane, and a younger brother, Samuel Taylor Jr. After Rebecca’s father died several years ago, she shared a video where she talks about memories of her father; she said she was proud to be her father’s daughter, but their family went through hard times, when her parents were bullied because of their interracial marriage, and when her father had problems with alcohol and was cruel to his children and wife . However, Rebecca stressed that she forgave her father and understood how hard his life was.
Rebecca was a very active student in high school, participating in various sporting events, school theater productions (including “Oklahoma”, “Music Man”, “Pippin”), etc.
She graduated from Lew Wallace High School in 1984 and became one of the top students with the highest grades. Rebecca then enrolled at Western Michigan University and continued her musical theater acting career, performing in the college’s musical plays.
Making and producing career
Since her student days, Rebecca has not given up her dream of becoming a professional actress, but her personal life gave her little opportunity to devote much time to acting. After appearing in a number of productions at New York’s local theaters, Rebecca spent most of her time at home taking care of her children. However, from 1996 she started appearing in TV series and reality shows like “E! True Hollywood Story”, “The Bachelors”, “The Arsenio Hall Show”, etc.
She was invited as a star guest to share the story of her marriage to Terry Crews, and later had the opportunity to participate in TV projects such as “MasterChef”, “Dr. Phil”, “The Queen Latifah Show”, and many others.
From 2010 to 2011, Rebecca starred in the reality series about her family life with Terry Crews and their five children. The show revealed the troubles and happy moments of a family of five in Hollywood. The show had two seasons on the BET network and ended after the second season was over.
In 2018, she landed a small role of a woman named Grace in the short film “Blueberry”. In 2019, Rebecca’s popularity on TV increased as she appeared in about ten TV shows in a year, the list of which includes shows like “Access Hollywood”, “Celebrity Family Feud”, “Black Love” and many others. In 2020, she appeared as a guest star in the show “Ok! TV”.
Singing career and other endeavors
After a difficult period in her personal life, Rebecca found her outlet in singing. Since 2014, she has been working hard on developing her singing career and released her debut single “Can I Stay” in 2015. In 2019, Rebecca recorded her first studio album of gospel songs, “Secular Inspirational”. She often posts videos of her singing gospels on her Instagram account; her fans appreciate that she films without makeup and without getting her hair done because she “looks more natural and bonded” to them, as they often mention in the comments.
Rebecca is a motivational speaker and activist.
She was invited to speak to the audience of the “Uniquely You Summit”, an annual forum founded in 2009 and held in Philadelphia that supports young black girls and helps them find better jobs, get a better education, discovering talents, etc. Rebecca has also been an invited speaker at the Well Done Award held in New York, the Heart and Soul Awards held in Baltimore, and many other forums and events.
Rebecca has been featured in multiple fashion magazines as a black fashion icon; she has graced the covers of “Television Guide”, “Reality Magazine”, “Today’s Black Woman” and some others.
Since 2020, Rebecca is also a social media influencer as she is very active on Instagram and Twitter.
Personal life, husband Terry Crews
Rebecca dated Charles Burton when she was still a student and gave birth to their daughter Naomi in 1986 when she was 21 years old. However, the relationship with Charles did not last long and the couple broke up. While still a student at Michigan University, Rebecca met Terry Crews, who was also a student at her Alma Mater, on a full athletic scholarship to football – the two met at the local church, where Rebecca was a conductor, and Terry just showed up to attend a church service. Terry married Rebecca on July 29, 1990, and they have four children together: Azriel, Wynfrey, Tera, and Isaiah, and Terry also adopted Rebecca’s daughter, Naomi. Rebecca is now a grandmother, as Naomi gave birth to her daughter, Miley Crews.
From 2009 to 2010, Terry had serious problems with his porn addiction and even went through rehab.
— terry crews (@terrycrews) May 27, 2020
Rebecca wanted to divorce her husband, but their marriage eventually became even stronger when Terry overcame his addiction and the couple went through multiple sessions of family therapy. Rebecca discovered the true reasons for Terry’s addiction, and it saved their marriage; Terry described their experiences in his book “Manhood: How to Be a Better Man or Just Live with One” in 2014.
Who is Terry Crews?
Terrence Alan Crews was born on July 30, 1968 in Flint, Michigan, USA. Raised in a strict Christian family by his mother, Patricia Crews, who was abused by her alcoholic husband, Terry Crews Sr. After graduating from Western Michigan University, Terry continued his football career and joined the Los Angeles Rams in 1991. the San Diego Chargers, the Washington Redskins and later the Philadelphia Eagles.
In 1997, Terry retired from the National Football League and focused on his lifelong dream of becoming an actor. Terry landed his debut role of T-Money in the TV series “Battle Dome”. After that, he was seen in movies like “Deliver Us from Eva” (2003), “The Longest Yard” (2005), “How to Rob a Bank” (2007) and some others. From 2005 to 2009, he was a regular on “Everybody Hates Chris”, playing Julius and appearing in over 85 episodes of the show. From 2010 to 2012, he portrayed Nick Kingston-Persons in “Are We There Yet?”, then hosted the popular American game show “Who Wants to Be a Millionaire” from 2014 to 2015.
Controversy with Derecka Purnell and the LGBTQ community
Terry Crews is known for his recent controversy with the LGBTQ community, following his obnoxious comment on Derecka Purnell’s post on Twitter.
The human rights lawyer wrote her thoughts on the fate of children adopted by the LGBTQ community, stating that they would live normal lives and not starve. Terry couldn’t stop himself Comment that such children would “still be severely malnourished,” provoking mass disapproval from society. He later apologized for his words, sharing he based his thoughts only on his “very personal experiences as a black father.”
Rebecca’s daughter, actress Azriel Crews
Born in 2002, Rebecca’s daughter, Azriel Crews, was on her way to becoming an actress when she was less than 10 years old, but first appeared in the reality show about her family, “The Family Crews”. She later continued her acting career by playing the role of Erin in one of the episodes of the TV series ‘Crashing’. She also played Pip in “High Maintenance”, Margaret in “I Ship It” and Janine in “In Development”, all in 2019.
As of 2020, Azriel landed the role of Cricket in the TV series “Katy Keene” produced by CW.
Rebecca has short blond hair that she used to like to dye pink. She has brown eyes. Rebecca is 1.73 m tall and weighs about 67 kg; her vital stats are currently unavailable.
On March 3, 2020, Rebecca underwent a double mastectomy after being diagnosed with stage 1 breast cancer at her annual checkup. Rebecca shared in her interview with People magazine that she had a gut feeling that she should not only have a mammogram, but also an ultrasound. The final procedure discovered a lump in her right breast that appeared to be cancerous, as a biopsy revealed. Rebecca had surgery just days before it was announced that the coronavirus would become a pandemic.
She risked a lot to visit her surgeon during her post-surgery checkups, but she took every precaution to stay safe. Rebecca said that no one in her family has ever had cancer. She also told People that her husband, Terry, had a really hard time thinking about his wife having cancer: “My husband has seen me go through a lot, but the look on his face… he looked at me like I was going to die. I said, “I want you to be strong for me,” and he said, “Okay,” and hugged me, but I think he needed that hug,” Rebecca recalls of the day she shared her diagnosis with her husband. Since April 2020, Rebecca feels good and doesn’t even need radiation.
Wealth and salary
As of 2020, Rebecca has an estimated net worth of around $1 million while her husband’s fortune is estimated to be around $1 million. $20 million.
|First and last name||Rebecca King Crews|
|Profession||Musician, actor, actor, musical artist|
|Husband||Terry Crews, Terry Crews|
|Children||Isaiah Crews, Azriel Crews, Tera Crews, Naomi Burton-Crews, Wynfrey Crews, Isaiah Crews, Tera Crews, Azriel Crews, Wynfrey Crews, Naomi Burton-Crews|
|E! Live from the red carpet||2015||TV serials||herself|
|The Arsenio Hall Show||2013||TV serials||Himself – Guest|
|The Queen Latifah Show||2013||TV serials||Himself – Guest|
|Life after that||2013||TV serials||herself|
|The family teams||2010-2011||TV serials||herself|
|The Mo’Nique Show||2010-2011||TV serials||herself|
|Wendy: The Wendy Williams Show||2010||TV serials||herself|
|E! True Hollywood Story||2009||Documentary about the TV series||Self – Friend|