Biography / Wiki
Tyrese Darnell Gibson, professionally known as Tyrese Gibson is an American singer, songwriter, rapper, actor, model, VJ, and screenwriter who contributed to the music world, film, and TV industry. He has total movie star energy and he brightens the screen every time he shows up.
He rose to fame and gained huge acclaim for his role as Roman Pearce in The Fast and the Furious franchise and Sergeant Robert Epps in the Transformers film series.
As a singer, he sold 3.69 million albums in the United States, and for his contribution to music, he received many awards such as Soul Train Music Awards, NAACP Image Awards, and American Music Awards as well as received several Grammy awards nominations.
Height / Weight / Age
Born on 30 December 1978, Tyrese Gibson turns 44 years old in the year 2020. He is towering tall with a height of 180 centimeters and 6’0” in feet & inches. He possesses a fit and healthy personality with a weight of 78 kilograms and 171 lbs pounds.
He seems younger with his Dark Brown eyes and bald head. His body measures 40 inches chest, 30 inches waist, and 34 inches hips whereas his shoe size is 8 (US).
He earned a decent amount of money and fame through his profession as a music and film personality and his estimated net worth said to $10 million. His net worth is affected by his long custody battle and marriage breakup. As of now, his net worth is $3 million approx.
Education / Family
Gibson was born and raised in Watts, Los Angeles, California, U.S. and belongs to the Afro-American ethnicity. He is born to his father Tyrone Gibson and his mother Priscilla Murray Gibson. He was raised by his mother as his father died in 1983.
He has grown up with his three siblings Tyrone, Salendra, and Shonta Gibson. As for his education, he completed his school education at Locke High School and further enrolled at Florida A&M University for his higher studies.
|Birth Name||Tyrese Darnell Gibson|
|Birth Place||Watts, Los Angeles, California, U.S.|
|Date Of Birth||30 December 1978|
|Height||In centimeters – 180 cm
In feet inches – 5’11”
|Weight||In Kilograms – 78 kg
In Pounds – 171 lbs
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
|Profession||Singer, Songwriter, Rapper, Actor, Model, VJ, and Screenwriter|
|School||Locke High School|
|College||Florida A&M University|
|Home Town||Watts, Los Angeles, California, U.S.|
|Fathers Name||Tyrone Gibson|
|Mothers Name||Priscilla Murray Gibson
|Siblings||Tyrone, Salendra, and Shonta Gibson|
Career / Fashion And Style
As per his career, he appeared in a Coca-Cola commercial where he sang ‘Always Coca-Cola’ in the commercial. After that, he appeared in ‘Guess’ and ‘Tommy Hilfiger’ ad campaigns. In early 1998, he signed his first contract with ‘RCA Records’. On August 4th, 1998, he released ‘Nobody Else’, his first single from his self-titled studio album.
He released another single ‘Sweet Lady’, from the album which brought him his first Grammy nomination. After this, he started his career in TV after appearing on ‘Hangin’ ‘The Parent Hood’, and ‘Moesha’. Before making the transition to the big screen, he played the supporting role of Mad Rage /Skip in the TV movie ‘Love Song’.
He made his debut in films in 2001 with the film ‘Baby Boy’. On May 22, 2001, he released his second studio album titled ‘2000 Watts’ with 15 tracks, the album has sold over 500,000 copies. In 2002, he released his third album, ‘I Wanna Go There’, after the parent company of ‘RCA Records’, fully acquired ‘J Records’.
One of the singles ‘How You Gonna Act Like That’, reached the #3 spot on the ‘US Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles & Tracks’ chart. On December 12th, 2006, he released his first double album ‘Alter Ego’, and used a new pseudonym ‘Black-Ty’ to record the hip-hop songs.
Till now, he released three mixtapes which are ‘Best of Both Hoodz, Vol. 1’, ‘Invisible Bully: The Last Tapes’, and ‘Ghetto Royalty’. On November 1st, 2011, he released his fifth album ‘Open Invitation’ under his label ‘Voltron Recordz’ for which he received his third Grammy nomination.
Tyson had formed the supergroup ‘TGT’ along with Ginuwine and Tank in 2007. They released their first album through ‘Atlantic Records’, titled ‘Three Kings’. He released his latest album ‘Black Rose in 2015 which was distributed by ‘Caroline Records’. The single “shame” from this album received two Grammy nominations.
Apart from music, he appeared in films too such as ‘Four Brothers’, ‘Annapolis’, ‘Flight of the Phoenix’ ‘Waist Deep’ ‘Legion (2010)’, ‘Black Nativity (2013)’, ‘Hollywood Adventures (2015)’, and ‘Star (2017)’. He appeared as Roman Pearce alongside his best friend, the late Paul Walker, in 2003’s 2 Fast 2 Furious.
After that, he came back to the Fast & Furious film series in Fast Five (2011), Fast & Furious 6 (2013), Furious 7 (2015), The Fate of the Furious (2017),, and F9 (2021). He portrayed Sergeant Robert Epps in the Transformers film series like in Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen (2009), and Transformers: Dark of the Moon (2011).
Girlfriends, Affairs, Wife, and More
Reflecting on his personal life, as of 2021, he is in a romantic relationship with his new Girlfriend Zelie Timothy who is an Instagram model. He got married to Norma Mitchell in 2007 and the couple was blessed with a daughter named Shayla.
But, the couple got separated in 2009 and he spends $107,00 in expenses every month to her. In 2017, he got married to Samantha Lee with whom he blessed with a daughter named Soraya Lee Gibson. The couple parted their ways in 2020.
Previous to this, he got linked up with many beautiful girls such as Lyndriette Kristal Smith, Rozonda ‘Chilli’ Thomas, Sanaa Lathan, Simply Jess, Melyssa Ford, Rocsi Diaz, Brandy Norwood, Meagan Good, Taraji P. Henson, Maia Campbell, Mariah Carey, and Leona Lewis.
|Girlfriends||Lyndriette Kristal Smith (2013)
Rozonda ‘Chilli’ Thomas (2011 – 2012)
Sanaa Lathan (2008 – 2014)
Simply Jess (2007)
Melyssa Ford (2007)
Rocsi Diaz (2003 – 2006)
Brandy Norwood (2001 – 2009)
Meagan Good (1998 – 2006)
Taraji P. Henson (1995 – 2002)
Zelie Timothy (2021)
|Children||Daughters – Shayla Somer Gibson,
Soraya Lee Gibson
Here we are providing you a list of her favorite things.
|Favorite Actors||Not Known|
|Favorite Actress||Not Known|
|Favorite Musical Instrument||Not Known|
|Favorite Singer(s)||Not Known|
|Favorite Destinations||Guangzhou, London|
Some Interesting Facts About Tyrese Gibson
- To record the hip-hop songs, he used a new pseudonym ‘Black-Ty’.
- In 2007, he was listed at 4th by In Touch Weekly on the Sexiest Guy of Summer 2007.
- Gibson was a member of an underground rap group called Triple Impact.
- He spends $107,00 in expenses every month to his first wife.
- At the age of 16, he purchased his first own house.
- He has inked nine tattoos all over his body.
- In his childhood, his dream was to be a garbage man.
- He has a strong resemblance with model Tyson Beckford.
- Apart from his profession, he judged the 2002 Miss Universe Pageant.
- In 2000, he was included in People Magazine’s Sexiest Men of the Year list.
- At the age of 17, he became a model for Tommy Hilfiger.
Social Media Profile(s)
- Instagram – @tyrese
- Twitter – @Tyrese
- Facebook – @TyreseGibson