Tyrese Gibson Net Worth, Height, Wife, Kids, Wiki, Bio


Tyrese Darnell Gibson is an American singer, songwriter, actor, author, television producer, former MTV VJ, and model. He is best known for his roles in the Fast & Furious franchise and as a Grammy-nominated R&B singer.

Tyrese Gibson on Fast X Promotion


Full NameTyrese Darnell Gibson
Also Known AsBlack-Ty, Tyrese
Profession(s)Singer, Songwriter, Actor, Producer, Author, Model
Date of BirthDecember 30, 1978
Age44 years old (As of 2023)
Place of BirthWatts, Los Angeles, California, United States
Zodiac SignCapricorn
Ancestry & HeritageAfrican-American

Physical Stats

Height5′ 11″ (180 cm)
Weight86 kg (190 lbs)
Body Measurements46-17-36 in
Eye ColourDark Brown
Hair ColourBald
Tyrese Gibson with Kim Burrell and Kasim Reed

Family & Relationships

ParentsPriscilla Murray Gibson and Tyrone Gibson
Siblings3 sisters – Sonia Gibson, Salema Gibson, Tasha Gibson
Ex-WifeNorma Mitchell (m. 2007–2009)
ChildrenDaughter Shayla Somer Gibson

Education & Early Life

SchoolingAttended Locke High School in Watts, Los Angeles
Early LifeGrew up in Watts neighborhood, parents divorced when he was young
Early InfluencesThe Beatles, R&B and soul music


DebutReleased debut studio album ‘Tyrese’ in 1998
BreakthroughHit single “Sweet Lady” from his debut album
Significant WorksThe Fast and The Furious films, Baby Boy (2001), singer-songwriter
Awards & NominationsGrammy nomination for “Shame” (2001), Billboard Music Award
Discography‘Tyrese’ (1998), ‘2000 Watts’ (2001), ‘I Wanna Go There’ (2002), ‘Alter Ego’ (2006), ‘Open Invitation’ (2011)
ToursAlter Ego tour (2007)
CollaborationsTank, Lil Wayne, Jennifer Hudson, Robin Thicke, Ludacris, Babyface
Tyrese Gibson with Paul Walker

Net Worth & Assets

Net Worth$25 million
PropertiesHomes in California, Georgia, Miami
CarsOwns Bentleys, Ferraris, Rolls Royce
InvestmentsEarnings from music and movies

Trivia & Miscellaneous

Hobbies & InterestsWorking out, weight training, reading, painting
PhilanthropySupports charities for abused women and poor children
Personal ChallengesSuffered from depression in the 2000s
PublicationsAuthored 3 books – ‘How to Get Out of Your Own Way’ (2011), ‘Manology’ (2014), ‘Identity Theft’ (2019)
Quotes“Don’t ever question yourself – go for whatever it is you want to do.”
Tyrese Gibson smiling hard

Social Media & Online Presence

Instagram Handle@tyrese
Twitter Handle@Tyrese
Facebook Page@Tyrese
Youtube ChannelTyrese Gibson

Legacy & Influence

Cultural ReferencesOften referred to as hip hop soul/R&B artist
AchievementsSuccessfully transitioned from music to Hollywood
LegacyInspired many R&B artists, helped diversify Fast & Furious cast

Tyrese is considered a pioneer of hip hop soul and contemporary R&B music who successfully crossed over to films. He helped add diversity to the Fast & Furious cast and inspired many young black musicians.