Who Is Pam Byse? Inside The Life Of Morris Chestnut’ Wife

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Despite not being from the film background, Pam Byse is treated like a star. The credit goes to her actor-husband, Morris Chestnut. With over 25 years of marital relationship with chestnut, Pam has made an identity for herself in the media.

In fact, her family, career, children, and all other details have been constant questions on google’s search bar.

Well, here we will try to serve answers to everything surrounding her personal and professional life.

Pam Byse Wiki: Born In Los Angeles

Pam Byse, aka Pamela Byse, was born on 22 December 1973, in Los Angeles, California USA. As of 2021, she is 48 years of age.

While all the details about her family are not revealed, Pam’s parents were American nationals and lived in California all the while Pam grew up, becoming a college student.

Talking of Byse’s education, she attended both her elementary school and college in Los Angeles. However, she never reportedly enjoyed going to school as a kid.

She Never Enjoyed going to School

Like most of the kids, Pam hated being at school. Her hatred towards school followed till her high school days when she would go to school but to enjoy with friends.

She reportedly enjoyed cracking jokes and hanging out with friends. And for the same reason, she was quite popular as well.

Pam Byse is Popular As Morris Chestnut’s Wife

Byse is married to actor Morris Chestnut. The duo got married in 1995 and is still going strong. In fact, with over 25 years of bonding as a married couple, they have already set an example.

Pam Byse husband Morris Chestnut is an actor
Pam Byse husband Morris Chestnut

They share great understanding and mutual respect for one another.

They Met at a Club

While Pam and Morris have created history with years of togetherness, how they first met is an interesting story altogether.

Well, the two met at a club in Atlanta. Chestnut was reportedly out in a club with his friends Deion Sanders, Ron Grant, and a guy named Tiny Lister.

Pam Byse and Morris are married since 1995
Pam Byse and Morris are married since 1995 Source: Essence Magazine

Explaining their story of the first meeting, Chestnut said,

We met in a club. I was doing something in Atlanta and at the time it was Deion Sanders, Ron Grant and a dude named Tiny Lister (Deebo from Friday), I was doing a tv movie out there and I went to the club. 

He further added,

Tiny was living in Atlanta. He knew the ins and outs of the city, and he was just like, Mr. Atlanta. We were hanging out in the club and he told me about this chick, that chick, whatever. Then I saw Pam, who is my wife, and I said, ‘What’s up with her?’ He said, ‘Nah, man, don’t waste your time. She don’t give anybody no play.’ So as soon as he said that, I was like ‘That’s the woman I need to go holler at.’”

Secret Behind their enduring Marriage Life

Talking to Essence Magazine in 2014, Chestnut expressed her love for his wife and the secret behind their long-lasting romance. The actor admitted their mutual respect towards each other and stressed the fact that ‘respect’ is the secret to their relationship. 

Moreover, he revealed how Pam is not just a good wife but a great mother as well. In an interview with Essence Magazine in 2014, he said,

When I met my wife, there were a lot of qualities I was paying attention to, I knew that she would be a great mother just for how she cared for her nephew and her family. She respected her mother and she respected her family and those were some of the initial qualities that I saw that I thought would make her a great partner.

Pam Has Two Children: Her Daughter is Already a Model

The 48 years old Pam is the mother of two children with her husband. Their son Grant Chestnut was born in 1997 whereas their daughter Paige Chestnut was born in 1998.

Pam Byse with husband and kids
Pam Byse with husband and kids

Moreover, her daughter is already in the modeling industry. The 22 years old Paige once walked in 2017 LA Fashion Week for designer Isaac Newton.

Besides, talking about their education, Paige did her high school from Calabasas High School in California, whereas Grant studied at the University of Colorado.

Byse’s Husband Has Appeared in Dozens of Movies

As we mentioned above, Pam’s husband Morris is a successful actor. As of 2021, he has appeared in over a dozen movies and TV series.

Chestnut made his acting debut in the 1991 film Boyz n the Hood where he played a character named Ricky Baker.

This was followed by his role in movies like The Last Boy Scout, Not Easily Broken, Identity Thief, Kick-Ass 2, The Best Man Holiday, Girls Trip, and a number of others.

She Has a Net Worth of $1 Million

As of 2021. Pam has a net worth of $1 million. Likewise, her husband is a lot wealthier with a total of $8 million in net worth, as per Celebrity Net Worth.