It's hard not to love Terry Crews. The man is a legend thanks to a career that spans two major professions, multiple decades, and quite a few different personas. But how did Terry Crews become America's sweetheart, host to America's Got Talent, and our favorite Lieutenant on Brooklyn Nine-Nine?
It started with a football career that catapulted him into movies as a strong man. But it quickly became clear that Crews not only had athletic abilities, he also had some acting chops. Plus he's funny. It's not really a surprise that he managed to make the tough transition from athlete to an actor but it's still impressive.
So if you want to know every last detail of how he went from quarterback to leading man, just keep on reading. You might discover a few Terry Tidbits that you'd never heard before. Plus we promise there will be at least one picture of him shirtless.
It has been nearly 30 years since Terry Crews' name first entered the public consciousness.
via: GettyThat was the year he was drafted for the Los Angeles Rams.
Terry Crews spent 6 years in the NFL.
via: GettyBut that was just the beginning.
In those 30 years he's managed to grow from a football player into something much more.A man who has built an amazing career to be worth a whopping $20 million dollars.
But he wasn't always a man whose name gets Googled next to "net worth".Back when he was playing in the NFL he would do sketches to help supplement his NFL income.
That artistic bent is what helped him transition into a new career after he retired from the NFL: acting.
via: GettyThanks to his stature and impressive physique, he was able to land roles in The 6th Day and Training Day.