Quincy Taylor Brown Biography

Quincy Taylor Brown is an American actor, director, singer, and entrepreneur. Check out this biography to know about his childhood, family, personal life, etc.

Quincy Taylor Brown
Quick Facts

Birthday: June 4, 1991

Nationality: American

Girlfriend: Amber Rose, Keke Palmer, Kelly Osbourne

Famous: Actors Business People

Age: 28 Years, 28 Year Old Males

Sun Sign: Gemini

Also Known As: Quincy

Born in: New York City, New York

Famous as: Actor

Height: 6'2" (188 cm), 6'2" Males

Family:

father: Al B. Sure!

mother: Kim Porter

siblings: Albert Brown IV, Christian Casey Combs, Devin Brown, Justin Dior Combs

City: New York City

U.S. State: New Yorkers

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Quincy Taylor Brown is an American actor, director, singer, and entrepreneur. He uses the mononym ‘Quincy,’ for his recordings. He was named after his godfather, the legendary musician, Quincy Jones. As both his parents are artists, Brown grew up in an atmosphere of music. He was interested in rapping and music, from his childhood days. Brown started his career with modelling. He has endorsed famed brands such as ‘Louis Vuitton,’ and ‘Rick Owens.’ The movie, ‘Brotherly Love,’ in which Brown played a prominent role, helped him to gain popularity. He has performed in some other movies such as ‘Dope,’ and ‘Christmas Calendar’ too. Quincy Taylor Brown has made a mark as a musician also. His song, ‘Friends First,’ was highly popular among music lovers. Brown has several other singles such as ‘Blue Dot,’ and ‘Record Straight,’ to his credit. He has entered into a contract with the music company, ‘Epic Records,’ to produce music. Brown has made appearances in several TV shows such as ‘My Super Sweet 16,’ and ‘Keeping Up With The Kardashians.’ Brown has become successful as an entrepreneur also. He founded the company, ‘FourXample.’ He has a watch line, named ‘Chalk by Quincy,’ and a jeans line called ‘Embellish.’

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Quincy Taylor Brown
Childhood & Early Life
  • Quincy Taylor Brown was born on June 4, 1991, in New York City. He is of African-American descent. His mother, Kim Porter, is an actress, and model. His father, Albert Joseph Brown III, is a singer, and rapper. He is better known by his stage name, ‘Al B. Sure!’ Brown’s parents separated when he was very young.
  • In 1994, when Brown was 3 years old, his mother started a relationship with Sean Combs, who is a singer, and rapper. Combs became a father-figure for Brown. He has a step brother, Christian, and two step sisters, D’Lila, and Jessie. The famous musician, Quincy Jones, was his godfather.
  • Brown spent his early years in Georgia, and Los Angeles. He graduated from the ‘Calabasas High School,’ in California. During his early years, Brown was not confident as a singer. He dreamed of being a baseball player. It was his grandmother who discovered his talent, and instilled confidence in him. Brown was influenced by the musicians such as Marvin Gaye, and Al Green.
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Career
  • Quincy Taylor Brown made his debut appearance on TV, while he was a teenager. In 2008, he was featured in the show, ‘My Super Sweet 16,’ which was telecast on the ‘MTV’ channel. It was a show that focused on teenagers, whose parents arranged for lavish birthday celebrations. Brown’s mother, and step father, threw a star-studded party in Atlanta, on his 16th birthday, and this was featured in two episodes of the show. Actress and model, Lauren London, was invited to the show, as Brown’s dating partner. Other celebrities such as Chris Brown, and Bow Wow, were also present.
  • In 2012, Brown started his career in modelling, by participating in the ‘Gaborone Fashion Weekend,’ held in Botswana. Brown has modelled for major brands such as ‘Luis Vuitton,’ ‘Off-White,’ ‘Rick Owens,’ and ‘Christian Louboutin.’ He advertises brands through his social media accounts too. In 2015, Brown walked with Naomi Campbell, in the ‘New York Fashion Week,’ as a part of her campaign to spread awareness about Ebola virus.
  • In 2012, Brown made his debut in movies, with the role of ‘Reggie,’ in the movie, ‘We the Party.’ It was a comedy movie set in the environment of an ethnically diverse high school. Though Brown got the chance to act with the likes of Snoop Dogg, his performance was not noticed much.
  • In 2012, Brown released his single track, ‘Stay Awhile.’ He has released an EP named, ‘This Is for You.’ He has released several popular single tracks such as ‘The First Thing,’ ‘Black Lingerie,’ ‘Late Night Flex,’ and ‘What You Rappin For.’
  • In 2014, Quincy Taylor Brown released his single, ‘Friends First,’ which was one of his most popular tracks. The video of the song featured rapper, French Montana. In 2015, Brown made his directorial debut, by directing the music video for the song, ‘No Words,’ by Elle Winter.
  • In 2015, Brown bagged a major role in the movie, ‘Brotherly Love.’ It was directed by Jamal Hill, and produced by Queen Latifah. The movie revolved around the life of a basketball player, and his friends. Brown played ‘Chris Collins,’ who was one of the leading characters Brown shot to fame, with the movie. Following this, he played ‘Jaleel,’ in the comedy-drama movie, ‘Dope.’
  • In 2015, Brown starred in a few TV series too. He appeared in an episode of the series, ‘CSI: crime Scene Investigation,’ which was aired on the ‘CBS’ network. He also featured in an episode of the reality series, ‘Keeping Up With The Kardashians.’
  • In 2015, Brown released single tracks, ‘Exotic,’ and ‘Record Straight.’ In 2016, he released the hit track, ‘Blue Dot.’ In June 2016, Brown signed a contract with the record label, ‘Epic Records.’
  • In 2016, Quincy Taylor Brown was chosen to be a part of the musical drama series, ‘Star,’ aired on the ‘Fox’ network. The series tells the story of three talented female singers. Brown plays ‘Derek Jones,’ who is the love interest of one of the lead characters, and is also a civil rights activist. The series is still being aired. It has made Brown highly popular among TV viewers.
  • Brown has found success as an entrepreneur. He started the production company, ‘FourXample.’ Brown owns his watch collection, ‘Chalk by Quincy,’ and a jeans line with the name, ‘Embellish.’ He also owns a tech start-up company.
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Personal Life
  • Quincy Taylor Brown is not married. He is rumored to have been in a relation with socialite, Amber Rose, and TV personality, Kelly Osbourne, for brief periods of time. He was in a relation with his co-star from ‘Brotherly Love,’ Keke Palmer, from 2013, to 2017. The couple parted ways in 2017. Brown’s current relationship status is not known.
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