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Overview (3)

Born in Watts, Los Angeles, California, USA
Birth NameTyrese Darnell Gibson
Height 5' 11ΒΌ" (1.81 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Tyrese Darnell Gibson was born December 30, 1978 in Watts, Los Angeles, California, where he was raised. He is an R&B singer, songwriter, actor, author, television producer and model. He is well known for his actor role as Roman Pearce in the The Fast and Furious movie franchise. Other popular movies Tyrese has acted in are Death Race, Transformers, Boyz 'N the Hood and Legion. Tyrese was married in 2007 and had a daughter named Shayla Somer, in 2009 his marriage was publicly announced that it was over for him and his wife. Tyrese continues to pursue his career.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Rick Lee XII

Spouse (2)

Samantha Lee (14 February 2017 - present)
Norma Mitchell (2 December 2007 - 20 August 2009) (divorced) (1 child)

Trivia (22)

The name of his sophomore album is 2000 Watts.
2000 Watts is also an organization he founded to help inner city children.
Bears a resemblance to male model Tyson Beckford.
At 17 started modeling.
At 16 purchased his first home.
At 14 got into music and won his first talent show.
Modeled for Tommy Hilfiger.
Has 9 tattoos.
Raised over $300,000.00 to build the first Boys and Girls Youth
Is host for MTV Jams Countdown.
Childhood friend is Brandy Norwood.
Debut album, "TYRESE" went platinum.
Is an exclusive model for GUESS?
One of People Magazine's Sexiest Men of the Year. [2000]
Former VJ for "MTV Jams Countdown."
Revealed on The New Tom Green Show (2003) that he has such a fear of owls that looking at a picture would make him freak out. Tom Green proceeded to draw a picture of an owl anyway.
Actually has a background in the underground rap scene, rapping on numerous mixtapes with an alias of Black Ty (or sometimes Chocolate Ty).
Created HQ Pictures, his TV and film production company.
Daughter Shayla Somer Gibson was born on July 11th 2007.
Bears a striking resemblance to St. Louis Cardinals Hall of Fame pitcher, Bob Gibson.
Was good friends with actor Paul Walker.

Personal Quotes (1)

Honestly, I would rather get a Grammy than an Oscar.

Salary (1)

2 Fast 2 Furious (2003) $750,000

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