Clayne Crawford is a famous American actor. You might recognize him from his roles as Martin Riggs in Lethal Weapon, Teddy Talbot in Rectify, Dean in A Walk to Remember, and Jim in Wristcutters: A Love Story.

Clayne Crawford’s Parents & Siblings

Clayne Crawford was born on April 20, 1978, with the name Joseph Crawford. He was born in Clay, Alabama, to Matthew Vincent and Lennie Crawford.

Moreover, Crawford has a younger step-sister named Connie from his stepfather, Brian Crawford. He also has a step-brother named Jace Vincent and a step-sister named Anna Vincent.


The Perfect Host actor went to Hewitt-Trussville High School in Jefferson County, Alabama, where he liked playing sports. In high school, Crawford played basketball, and football, and was also on the wrestling team.

After finishing high school, Clayne went to the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), where he kept playing basketball. He thought about becoming a professional basketball player until he hurt his knee badly, ending that dream.

That’s when the 46-year-old star turned to acting. He went to The Adarang Approach to learn acting, where he met Josh Holloway, who was also studying there.

Movies & TV Shows

The big-name Crawford left his hometown in Alabama to chase his dreams in Hollywood back in 1996. His dad supported him by driving him there. To make ends meet, Clayne had to work at a construction job after leaving home.

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Clayne Crawford is a versatile actor.
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Originally known as Joey Crawford, he changed his first name to Clayne in 2000 for his acting career. His big break came in 2001 with a role in the movie “A Planet of Blood” and a spot on the TV series “CSI: Crime Scene Investigation.”

Similarly, the household name is famous for starring in movies like “A Walk to Remember” (2002) and “A Love Song for Bobby Long” (2004), as well as TV shows like “Lethal Weapon” (2016) starring Damon Wayons (Lisa Thorner‘s ex-beau) and “Rectify” alongside Naomi Foner‘s ex-husband Stephen Gyllenhaal(2013-2016).

His most notable role was as Martin Riggs in the TV series “Lethal Weapon.” However, his time on the show ended abruptly in 2018 due to reports of abusive behavior on set. He was replaced by Seann William Scott.

Despite this setback, Clayne’s talent has been recognized with nominations, including one for his role as Ted Talbot, Jr. in “Rectify” at the Critics’ Choice Awards.

In recent times, the stunning star has starred in You & I, Drawn, Best Clowns, The Channel., Finestkind, and The KingTide.

How Wealthy Clayne Crawford Is?

The Finestkind star Clayne’s net worth is around $4 million as of 2024. Back in 2017, it was estimated to be $3 million. However, there’s no information available about his monthly salary or other financial details.

Also, Crawford has built up his wealth in the entertainment industry. From being a relatively unknown actor, he’s now well-known in Hollywood. He’s come a long way from the young guy his dad drove to Los Angeles in search of acting gigs.

Is Clayne Crawford Married? Who Is His Wife?

Yes, actor and producer Crawford is happily married to Sunshine Kiki Brown. They tied the knot in 2004.

Moreover, Clayne and his wife Sunshine have two sons together, Joey and Colton Crawford. When it comes to Brown became a mother at the age of eighteen with her former partner.

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Clayne Crawford with his partner.
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Additionally, A Walk To Remember alum adopted Sunshine’s daughter from her previous marriage, making her part of their family. Sunshine’s daughter’s name is Abby.

Past Relationships

Before marrying Sunshine, the TV star dated Angie Cole and Sunny Mabrey. Clayne began dating actress Mabrey in 2001, and they reportedly got engaged in 2002, but later decided to call off their engagement.

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Clayne Crawford with his son.
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As for Cole, Clayne is said to have dated actress Angie in the past. Some sources claim they were together in 2006.

Social Media Life

According to his Facebook profile, Clayne Crawford has 73,000 followers. On Instagram, he’s followed by 197 thousand fans with the username @claynecrawford, and on Twitter, he has 54.7 thousand fans with the official page @ClayneCrawford.

Looks & Height

The talented personage Crawford, who is 46 years old, has a fit body and stands tall at 6 feet (183 cm). He weighs around 79 kg (175 lbs). Additionally, he has light brown hair and striking hazel eyes.

Is A Philanthropist

Clayne owns a foundation that helps kids and women by giving them education, motivation, and financial support. He’s also a skilled social worker who has been helping communities in Alabama and other states for a while.

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