“I have been with my wife for a number of years now and the number one thing that keeps us strong is a mutual respect; that is first and foremost,” Chestnut told ESSENCE in 2014 of his rock solid relationship with wife Pam Byse, who was right beside him at the premiere of his new psychological thriller, When the Bough Breaks.
The Chestnuts’ love goes way, way back. The couple, already happily married for four years at the time, couldn’t keep their hands off each other while walking the The Best Man premiere red carpet.
Mr. and Mrs. Chestnut introduced Hollywood to Morris’ smash hit rom-com The Best Man with matching smiles. We feel the love.
At the Two Can Play That Game premiere, “Keith” brought the real love of his life to the red carpet to shower her with love.
The loverbirds at a movie premiere red carpet looking so much in love.
Morris and Pam, who married in 1995, really have been the absolute cutest couple since day one. Here, the couple share the spotlight back during the second ever BET Awards.
At the Like Mike premiere, Morris and his lovely wife Pam, proud parents of a son, Grant, and a daughter, Paige, were just radiating love.
Dressed in all black, the Chestnuts, came to slay.
Like we said, for Chestnut, in so many ways, his art often imitates his life. In 2014, when asked which of his characters he felt was most relatable to he really is, he answered: “I find myself in each character, so there is a part of me in most of my characters. I would say Lance (The Best Man Holiday) is pretty close to who I am, just in terms of his priorities in life, how he treats his family, how he treats his wife and his passion for sports.”
Black Hollywood’s favorite leading man and his leading lady share the spotlight at a movie premiere — a regular date night moment they rock to perfection year after year.
Morris and his lovely wife Pam shine at the premiere of Universal Pictures’ The Best Man Holiday in Los Angeles, California. It’s hard to tell this photo apart from a picture of the couple together at the premiere of the orignal film, The Best Man, in 1999. Seriously, it’s as if neither or them have aged a day.
When it comes to award show red carpets, Morris and Pam can do no wrong. They always manage to bring the style and the love.
“When I met my wife, there were a lot of qualities I was paying attention to,” Chestnut once told ESSENCE. “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.”
Mr. and Mrs. Chestnut are picture perfect at the 47th NAACP Image Awards. “I’m here right now because of God, my family and my fans,” Chestnut told ESSENCE of his love an appreciation for his family during a 2015 interview.