What Does Grant Chestnut Do For A Living? Facts About Morris Chestnut’s Son

By Aarone Hernandez | Published on: February 23, 2024 | Updated on: February 23, 2024
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Grant Chestnut, a sales and marketing manager, is the son of Morris Chestnut, a famous actor, producer, and director. 26 years old Grant is not into acting like his father but has already achieved decent fame in the media.

But what does Grant do for a living? In addition, we will also talk about his dating life, especially if Chestnut does have a girlfriend or not.

Key Takeaways

  • Grant Chestnut is the firstborn of Morris Chestnut. He was born in 1997.
  • He has a sister name, Paige. She is a year younger than him and was born on November 28, 1998.
  • Chestnut graduated from the University of Colorado Boulder in Strategic Communications-Marketing and Advertising.
  • He currently works at Oracle as a Business Development Representative.
  • Grant has a net worth of $8 million.
  • He doesn’t seem to have a girlfriend right now.

Who Is ?

Grant is the son of Morris Chestnut and Pamela Byse-Chestnut (aka Pam). He was born in 1997 in Cerritos, California, USA, and currently lives in Calabasas, CA, USA. His parents have been married for more than 20 years now.

Grant had an awesome childhood growing up as his father has been in the industry as a well-known actor for three decades and earns pretty well. He grew up alongside his sister Paige Chestnut who is just a year younger than him.

Where Did Grant Complete His Education?

Grant completed his primary and high school in Cerritos and got his bachelor’s degree in Strategic Communications-Marketing and Advertising from the University Of Colorado Boulder in 2019. Must say he has academic excellence.

He Has A Brilliant Mind

Grant graduated from his university in 2019 and even when he was in college, he made it to an internationally held Proctor & Gamble CEO Challenge where he was in the top four list owing to his business and problem-solving skills. The final event of this challenge was in Dubai.

Not only this but he worked on developing his portfolio as an international sales coordinator with EF Educational Tours before the Covid-19 pandemic.

Career: Is He An Actor Like His Father?

As the son of “Sexiest Men Alive” titled actor Morris, Grant is often misunderstood as an actor. But the fact is he is not into acting at all. As a Strategic Communications-Marketing and Advertising major student, he is looking forward to making his career in sales, marketing, or strategic business rather than in acting. Must say this young man already has an experience in this field. Some of them are listed below;

Name of the Company Position Timeline

CUTCO Cutlery



EF Educational Tours

International Sales Coordinator


Atlas Consulting Group, Inc

Account Executive and Trainer


What Is Grant Doing Now?

Currently, he works at Oracle as a Business Development Representative. The company is located in Denver, Colorado, USA. Grant has been working in this company since January 2022.

Grant’s Mother Used To Work Overtime When His Father Began Acting

Grant’s parents Morris and Pam Byse have been together for more than 20 years now. In 2022 when Grant’s father Morris received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame the Chestnut Family was present there.

While on the stage Morris said how Pamela used to go early to work and bring money into the house at the beginning of Morris’s acting career. This was when the couple were not even married. He further said Pam is an “unbelievable partner, an unbelievable wife, an unbelievable mother, an unbelievable backbone, an unbelievable lover

Sister Is A Model

Grant has a younger sister named Paige. She was born on November 28, 1998. Paige is a model signed up to a top modeling agency Wunder Management. Besides this, she also does commercials, print, and runway. 26 years old Chestnut currently lives in Los Angeles but she also has a home to stay in New York as she frequently has to go there for her work.

Paige also walked in the LA Fashion Week 2017 with the theme Gyv Me Body. Not only this but she has been doing this sort of show from the very start of her modeling career.

There Are Fake Photos Of Grant All Over Internet

As our junior Chestnut maintains a low profile, there’s a look-alike of Morris Chestnut that has been mistaken for his son Grant Chestnut. But in real #gchestnut is Grant’s official Instagram account and this is how he looks.

What Is Chestnut’s Net Worth?

Grant has an estimated net worth of around $8 million as of 2023. He earned his fortune from his jobs in different places and also his career as Business Development Representative. He earns between $2 million to $ 2.5 million per year.

Likewise, his father, Morris, has a net worth of $15 million as of 2023.

Does Have a Girlfriend?

As of now, Grant, 26 isn’t dating anyone publically. Like many star kids, Chestnut has also kept his love life low-key. Even more so, the young star kid has kept his social media private. So, it is quite difficult to know what is his relationship status in 2023.

Apparently, many assume that Chestnut is single and is more focused on building his career portfolio.


What Does Grant’s Mother Do For a Living?

His mom Pam Byse is now reportedly a housewife.

How Long Have Grant Chestnut’s Parents Been Married?

His father and mother are married since 1995.