Woody McClain

Woody McClain biography
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Interesting Biography Facts

Real name

Edward Woody McClain


Vine star, actor, dancer, comedian

Birth Date

May 14, 1989


34 years

Zodiac Sign



Charleston, South Carolina, United States


Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University



Woody McClain family members

Father's Name

Edward Allen McClain

Mother's Name

Rosetta Robinson

Siblings names

Mercedes McClain (younger sister)

Is Woody McClain a gay/bisexual?


What is Woody McClain marital status?


Who are Woody McClain parents?

Edward Allen McClain (father)

Edward Allen McClain father Woody McClain

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Date of birth: August 20, 1960

Woody maintains warm relationships with his father. The name of his dad is Edward Allen McClain. He resides in Jacksonville, Florida, and owns a non-profit organization there.

Edward, whom the friends call after his second name – Al, comes from a noble religious family. His father, Rev. Edward McClain Sr, is a bishop. His mother’s name is Sally. Edward grew up with seven sisters and one brother. One of his sisters, Michelle McClain Jackson, passed away in 2019 after a long battle with cancer. She was just 52 at that time.

Edward is not just a great father to his son Woody and daughter Mercedes, but also a great husband of many years to Rosetta Robinson.

Rosetta Robinson (mother)

Rosetta Robinson mother Woody McClain

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Date of birth: August 15, 1961

Woody is a humorous person. Surely, he inherited it from his mother. Rosetta is a high school graduate. Her occupation is connected with the carriage of passengers. Roz is a very positive, family-oriented person, who is extremely happy with her talented son.

Woody McClain siblings

Mercedes McClain (younger sister)

Mercedes McClain

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Date of birth: September 2, 1992

Woody has a bunch of cousins and just one sister – Mercedes Cheyanne McClain. The young woman resides in Jacksonville, FL. She maintains warm relationships with her brother. They don’t see each other very often but keep their strong connection despite the distance between them.

Mercedes is single. She likes traveling and spends a lot of time with her parents.


Woody McClain, also known as WoodyTheGreat, started his career as a dancer for Chris Brown New Artist. Later he portrayed Chris Brown on the small screen in the biopic series “The Bobby Brown Story”. His other film credits include the roles in the thriller “Canal Street”, in the criminal saga “Power Book II: Ghost” and some others.

Edward Woody McClain made his first breath on May 14, 1989, in Charleston, SC. He is the son of Edward Allen McClain and Rosetta Robinson McClain. He grew up with a younger sister Mercedes. Woody’s family relocated to Jacksonville, FL, when he was still a school pupil. After graduation from high school, he entered Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University. Later Woody moved to North Hollywood to start his career as a dancer.

He gained initial popularity as a Vine star. His friend Splack advised him to create content for this platform. Soon he became a star on that platform. Online, Woody presented his version of Kevin Hart’s monologue “Permission to Cuss”. Kevin watched that, and he immediately noticed Woody’s talent to make people laugh. He signed the young comedian with his production company “HartBeat Digital”.

McClain joined his activity as a social media influencer and dancer with acting. At first, he played Raw Dogg in the drama TV series “Training Day”. Then he has appeared in the series “New Edition: The Movie as Bobby Brown” as the main hero.

Currently, Woody McClain joins acting with producing screen projects. With Kevin Hart, he created the TV show “Stories with Kev”, where Hart’s most popular monologues are repeated. As the star confessed in his interview to 1883 magazine, he plans to produce more movies in the future and invite his friends to play roles in them (just like Adam Sandler).

Interesting and fun facts

  1. He is single as of now. Nothing is known about his personal life. In one of his interviews, he confessed that he is an introvert. Probably, that’s the reason, who Woody keeps his love life out of the radar.
  2. He names Eddie Murphy as his role model. He also likes the comedian Martin Lawrence.
  3. A big fan of sports, he plans to produce a movie on that topic one day. Woody is a real fan of the sports drama “Remember the Titans”, which told about the high school football team and their newly-appointed coach. Woody dreams to create the screen project of that level and force.
  4. His other passion is superhero movies. He dreams to portray some superhero one day. Woody spends a lot of time in the gym to get his 6-pack ready for that role.
  5. His height is 6 ft 2 in and his weight is 174 pounds.
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