Tyrese Gibson Biography, Age, Wiki, Height, Weight, Girlfriend, Family & More

Tyrese Gibson

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 of 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, American Music Awards as well as received several Grammy awards nominations.

Height / Weight / Age

Born on 30 December 1978, Tyrese Gibson turns 42 years old in the year 2020. He is towering tall with the height of 180 in centimeters and 6’0” in feet & inches. He possesses a fit and healthy personality with a weight of 78 in kilograms and 171 lbs in 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).

Net Worth

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 up in Watts, Los Angeles, California, U.S. and belongs to 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 been grown up with his three siblings Tyrone, Salendra, and Shonta Gibson. As of his education, he completed his school education at Locke High School and further enrolled at Florida A&M University for his higher studies.

Name

Tyrese Gibson

Birth Name Tyrese Darnell Gibson
Nickname Black- Ty
Birth Place Watts, Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Date Of Birth 30 December 1978
Age 42 years old (as of 2020)
Height In centimeters – 180 cm

In feet inches – 5’11”

Weight In Kilograms – 78 kg

In Pounds – 171 lbs

Eye Color Dark Brown
Hair Color Bald
Profession Singer, Songwriter, Rapper, Actor, Model, VJ, and Screenwriter
Sexual Orientation Straight
School Locke High School
College Florida A&M University
Religion Christianity
Nationality American
Home Town Watts, Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Zodiac sign Capricorn
Fathers Name Tyrone Gibson
Mothers Name Priscilla Murray Gibson

 

Tyrese Gibson with his mother
Tyrese Gibson with his mother
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),[20], 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)

 

Tyrese Gibson with his ex-girlfriend Lyndriette
Tyrese Gibson with his ex-girlfriend Lyndriette

Rozonda ‘Chilli’ Thomas (2011 – 2012)

Tyrese Gibson with his ex-girlfriend Rozonda
Tyrese Gibson with his ex-girlfriend Rozonda

Sanaa Lathan (2008 – 2014)

Tyrese Gibson with his ex-girlfriend Sanaa
Tyrese Gibson with his ex-girlfriend Sanaa

Simply Jess (2007)

Tyrese Gibson with his ex-girlfriend Simply
Tyrese Gibson with his ex-girlfriend Simply

Melyssa Ford (2007)

Tyrese Gibson & Melyssa Ford
Tyrese Gibson & Melyssa Ford

Rocsi Diaz (2003 – 2006)

Tyrese Gibson with his ex-girlfriend Rocsi
Tyrese Gibson with his ex-girlfriend Rocsi

Brandy Norwood (2001 – 2009)

Tyrese Gibson with his ex-girlfriend Brandy
Tyrese Gibson with his ex-girlfriend Brandy

Meagan Good (1998 – 2006)

Tyrese Gibson with his ex-girlfriend Meagan
Tyrese Gibson with his ex-girlfriend Meagan

Taraji P. Henson (1995 – 2002)

Tyrese Gibson with his ex-girlfriend Taraji
Tyrese Gibson with his ex-girlfriend Taraji

Maia Campbell

Maia Campbell
Maia Campbell

Mariah Carey

Mariah Carey
Mariah Carey

Leona Lewis

Tyrese Gibson with his ex-girlfriend Leona
Tyrese Gibson with his ex-girlfriend Leona

Zelie Timothy (2021)

Tyrese Gibson with his girlfriend Zelie
Tyrese Gibson with his girlfriend Zelie
Marital Status Married
Wife Norma Mitchell

 

Tyrese Gibson with his ex-wife Norma
Tyrese Gibson with his ex-wife Norma

Samantha Lee

Tyrese Gibson with his ex-wife Samantha
Tyrese Gibson with his ex-wife Samantha
Children Daughters – Shayla Somer Gibson,

 

Tyrese Gibson with his daughter Shayla
Tyrese Gibson with his daughter Shayla

Soraya Lee Gibson

Tyrese Gibson with his daughter Soraya
Tyrese Gibson with his daughter Soraya

Favorite Things

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Favorite Actors Not Known
Favorite Actress Not Known
Favorite Musical Instrument Not Known
Favorite Singer(s) Not Known
Favorite Food Chinese
Favorite Destinations Guangzhou, London
Favorite Color(s) Grey

Tyrese Gibson

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)

  1. Instagram @tyrese
  2. Twitter@Tyrese
  3. Facebook @TyreseGibson