Rebecca King Crews is an American actress, gospel singer and musician, also well known as the wife of American actor and former football player Terry Crews. She is a motivational speaker too, and one of the producers of her family reality TV show “The Family Crew”.
Early Life and Family
Rebecca was born on 24 December 1965 in the city of Harbor, Michigan USA, of African- American ethnicity, and has an American Nationality. She was raised by her father Jack Winston Lund and her mother, Anna Mae Parks. After the death of her father, Rebecca uploaded a video talking about how great her father was, but also exposing his dark side, stating he could also be a bit harsh and brutal at times, as he suffered with alcoholism and abused Rebecca and her siblings when drunk. Rebecca has two younger siblings, a brother Samuel Taylor and a sister, Elizabeth.
Rebecca grew up in Benton Harbour, Michigan, and then in Gary, Indiana where she completed her schooling. Rebecca was a top-class student, matriculating from Lew Wallace High School, where she was crowned as Miss Gary 1984 in her senior year. During her school and college days, she took part in various dramas, including “The Wiz”, “Oklahoma”, “Pippin”, “Evita”, “Music Man” and others.
She subsequently pursued musical theatre in Michigan University, where she also continued performing musical plays, and other productions.
Rebecca had been doing various theatre acts since high school and college days, however, she got her first on-screen acting experience in the television series “E! True Hollywood Story” in 1996, since when she has been appearing in various reality shows, and series such as “The Bachelors”, “Dr. Phil”, “MasterChef”, “E! Live from the Red Carpet”, “The Arsenio Hall Show”, “The Queen Latifah Show”, “Life After”, “The Mo’Nique Show”, “The Wendy William’s Show” and the TV series “Extra”. She also bagged a support role in the short film “Blueberry”, released in 2018.
Rebecca appeared in and produced her family reality TV series called “The Family Crews”, which follows the life of Rebecca, her husband Terry Crews and their children. The first season of this series aired in 2010 which was followed with the second season in 2011, after which it ended, apparently without explanation given to the fans by any of the family member or the management team.
Rebecca is also working on her music career as she is known to be a gospel singer. In 2015, she released her debut single track “Can I stay” which serves as a dedication to the ‘almighty lord’. She will be releasing her first album “Secular Inspirational” late in 2019.
She has also appeared in various fashion magazines, including “Today’s Black Woman”, “Heart and Soul”, “Television Guide”, “Jet” and “Reality Magazine”.
Apart from being an actress and singer, Rebecca is a motivational speaker too, and has spoken at the “Uniquely You Summit” held in Philadelphia, the “Heart and Soul Awards” in Baltimore, at the “Well Done Award” in New York City, and various summits in Orlando, Florida, and other places.
Marriage and Kids
Rebecca is married to American actor, artist, activist and former American Football player, Terry Crews since 1990 – they have four children Azriel, Tera, Wynfrey and Isaiah, plus Rebecca has a daughter Naomi Burton from her previous relationship with Charles Burton, in 1989. Rebecca met Terry in her college days in Western Michigan, when he walked into the service at a Church where Rebecca served as the music director. The pair married in 1990 and had their first child in the same year. Rebecca is now also a grandmother to Naomi’s daughter Miley Crews.
The couple have had theirs ups and downs for many years, largely because of Terry’s addiction to pornography and depression. As told to “S2S” magazine, Rebecca considered divorcing her husband, but then she decided otherwise after the couple underwent therapy sessions, and now are apparently happy together in a strong marriage, their bond remaining ‘stronger than ever’ as quoted by Rebecca in her magazine interview.
Net Worth and Earnings
Rebecca has a net worth estimated by authoritative sources at over $1 million, but her husband is estimated to have over $20 million. Her current income is not disclosed publicly, but all the acting and singing projects add to her wealth. She is involved with charities in Christian community as an in charge on request, and also works for some non-profit organizations.
Social Media Profile
Rebecca is active on social media platforms Instagram with over 26,000 followers, and with almost 20,000 fans on Twitter.