Rebecca King Crews is a wife, mother, actress, singer, songwriter, and musician. She is the Executive Producer of her own hit reality series The Family Crews, airing on BET Networks Domestically and MTV International Worldwide! She was recently asked to co-direct the independent soon-to-be released feature film, Tucht written by Alex Molina and produced by ASAOPE Films, New York.
Born to an interracial couple in Benton Harbor, Michigan and raised in Gary, Indiana, she attended various schools and graduated from Lew Wallace High School at the top of her class. Rebecca was crowned Miss Gary 1984 during her senior year. She went on to study musical theatre at Western Michigan University and performed regionally with various productions, plays, and musical acts. Throughout high school and college Rebecca appeared in various musical theatre productions including The Wiz, Oklahoma, Pippin, The Music Man, Evita, and others. She also starred as Deena in a regional production of Dreamgirls for the Black Civic Theatre.
Rebecca also created her own gospel group “The Chosen Ones” where she served as a singer, songwriter, and producer. While at Western Michigan, she met and married her husband actor Terry Crews – an art and football major – while serving as the music director of her local church. He walked into service one Wednesday night, and the rest, as they say, is history! Terry was drafted into the NFL in 1991, with the Los Angeles Rams and went on to play with 7 different teams. They eventually moved to Hollywood to pursue the film and entertainment industry. Terry began his acting career on a show called Battledome and eventually starred in several films Friday After Next, White Chicks, The Longest Yard, Expendables, and more. His career made a way for Rebecca to stay home and raise her children and to eventually pursue her own acting and music career, as well as her own ministry. They have been married for 23 years and have 5 children ages 24 to 6—as well as 1 granddaughter.
Rebecca has been featured in several magazines including, Heart and Soul, Today’s Black Woman, Jet, Reality Magazine, and TV Guide. She is a sought after speaker and lecturer on youth, family, and fame. She brings insight and humor to her audiences as well as a dose of faith. Her Christian upbringing and faith-based materials kept her from a lot of the pitfalls of fame and will certainly always play a role in her career and life. She is also a sought after minister and encourager within the Christian community and has been asked by several charities to serve on their boards. Only this year she has spoken at the Uniquely YOU Summit in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the Heart and Soul Awards in Baltimore, Maryland, The Tom Joyner Family Reunion in Orlando, Florida, The Well Done Awards in New York City, New York, honoring charitable works, at The American Heart Association Campaign to End Stroke, The Thurgood Marshall Scholarship Awards Benefit, and the Englewood Baptist Church 15th Anniversary in Pensacola, Florida.