Net Worth $25 million
Tyrese is an American singer-songwriter, actor, author, and former fashion model. He is best known for starring in the classic urban film, Baby Boy (2001), and the Fast and Furious film series. He is 5’11″ and weighs 203 pounds. Tyrese Darnell Gibson was born on December 30, 1978 in Los Angeles, California. Tyrese grew up in the historically troubled Watts district in LA raised by his mother after his father left the family. Tyrese competed in talent shows as a youth and impressed with both his musical abilities and good looks.
By the age of 17, he began modeling for both Guess and Tommy Hilfiger and secured an recording contract. His debut album, Tyrese, in 1999 sold more than a million copies and earned him a Grammy nomination and a win for the single “Sweet Lady.” His sophomore album, 2000 Watts, released in 2001 was also a success and included collaborations with artists like Snoop Dog and Mr. Tan. He would continue to produce successful albums well into the first decade of the new century.
But Tyrese celebrity would grown beyond the record studio as he began to be a familiar face on the big screen starting with Baby Boy in 2001. His box office reach would take off in 2003 when he started in 2 Fast 2 Furious which grossed over $236 million worldwide and made him an international celebrity. More roles in major productions, including Flight of the Phoenix (2004), Four Brothers (2005), Annapolis (2005), Transformers (2007), Death Race (2008), Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen (2009), Fast Five (2011), Fast & Furious 6 (2013) and Fast & Furious 7 (2015). He has also written a New York Times bestselling book, How to Get Out of Your Own Way. Tyrese was married from 2007 to 2009 and has a daughter with his former wife.