Arnold Byrd is famously known as the husband of The Black Mother Of Hollywood, Jenifer Lewis.
Arnold Byrd, a former Sergeant in the US Marine, rose to prominence after becoming romantically associated and marrying with Jennifer Lewis.
Jenifer Lewis is an American actor, singer, and comedian renowned for her roles in Poetic Justice, The Brothers, The preacher’s wife, The Cookout, Baggage Claim, and others.
After marrying Jennifer Lewis, Arnold Byrd made some media appearances. The duo had a beautiful adopted daughter who is also an actor by profession. But Arnold tried to remain out of the spotlight, so only a little information was available about him.
Arnold Byrd’s career– A former Sailor
Arnold Byrd is a former Sailor; he joined the United States Marine Forces Reserve as Future operations Chief in 2003. Arnold also used to be a street cop for New York City.
Arnold Byrd Education
Arnold holds a Master’s degree in Business Administration and graduated from the City University of New York with a bachelor’s degree in Criminal justice. Arnold Byrd is an African American and belongs to the Jamaican ethnicity.
How old Is Arnold Byrd?
Arnold Byrd is the husband of famous actresses Jennifer lewis and is between 65-70 years, as he tried to remain out of the spotlight, so his exact age is also hidden from the media.
Arnold Byrd Height-Body Measurements
Arnold Byrd is a tall, handsome man; he is 6 feet tall with a weight of around 175lbs.
According to Jennifer Lewis, her husband is tall, dark, handsome, and a grown man, and she is the luckiest woman in the world.
Arnold Byrd Married to Actress Jennifer Lewis
In 2012 actress Jennifer Lewis married Arnold Byrd and has been living a happy life for more than a decade.
She became a stepmother to Arnold Byrd’s previous children; they both had been in a relationship before getting married.
In an interview in 2010, Jennifer Lewis opened up and talked about her relationship with her then-boyfriend. She said
“I’m so in Love and Happy. He’s tall, dark, and Handsome. He’s intelligent and the father of three children. So he has lived. He has a life, and he doesn’t have to borrow mine. I found myself a grown man who is looking for an adult relationship.
She further added, “I’m the luckiest woman in the World. “
Jennifer Lewis – Biography
Jenifer Lewis was born in Kinloch, Missouri, to a nurse aide mother and a factory worker father. She is the youngest among his seven siblings.
She went to Kinloch High School and later on enrolled in college at Webster University in Webster Groves Missouris and received an honorary degree from there in 2015.
After completing her college education, she moved to New York City to focus on her acting career. After reaching NYC, she made her professional debut in 1979 as a singer in a Broadway Musical.
She made her first acting debut in 1988 in the movie Beach. After that, she has done several movies and T.V Serials like Think Like A Man, What’s Love Got To Do with it (2003), Cast Away (2000), Baggage Claim (2013), and Cars 3(2017).
She has also provided her voice for Mama Odie in Disney Animated Movie The Princess and the Frog and Flo in Pixar’s Cars series.
Jennifer Lewis struggled with Sex addiction- Bipolar Disorder.
In her memoir The Mother Of Hollywood, she shared how she struggled with mental health issues in her 20s and explained how she used drugs and alcohol as a coping mechanism.
She further talks about her life’s ups and downs and her experience with bipolar disorder, a condition that causes unusual shifts in moods, activity levels, and energy.
For years she thought her bipolar disorder symptoms were just a part of her personality.
She wrote about her mental health:
“Just Alcoholism wasn’t really about the drink, my addiction wasn’t really about sex, but it was about the unresolved physiological problems that caused me pain. Sex was simply my painkiller.”
When her health deteriorated, she sought therapy from Rachel; the therapist eventually described to her his bipolar disorder, which Jennifer thought was a part of her life.
Initially, she refused medication because Jennifer feared that it would turn her into a zombie, but after some time, she realized its benefits and began to feel better.
“My responses were no longer as extreme; no matter how big issues or catastrophes looked, I could say, “bring it,” and move on. I was better able to listen and be present and aware of the world around me,” wrote Jennifer.
Arnold Byrd And Jennifer Lewis’s Daughter
Jennifer and Arnold do not have a biological child together. But Byrd and his well-known wife have adopted a daughter Charmaine Lewis, Charmaine met Jennifer when she was just seven years old via the Big Brothers/Big Sisters program in Los Angeles, and they later adopted her.
Charmaine is also known as an actress and has already acted in the 2015 movie Strange blood, and Instagram is a liar.
Arnold Byrd’s Net Worth
Arnold has always been successful financially. He had made money from his job as a former Sergeant in the US Marine, but his exact net worth is not available on the web. However, Jennifer Lewis’s net worth is estimated to be around $2 million in 2022.