Born In: Watts, South Los Angeles, California, United States
Tyrese Darnell Gibson is an American actor, and Grammy-nominated R&B singer and rapper. He began performing at an early age, first appearing in school plays, then participating in talent shows around Los Angeles. In 1996, he made his television debut as a guest character named Darrell in a season four episode of ABC’s ‘Hangin' with Mr. Cooper’. Two years after that, he released his debut album ‘Tyrese’. It peaked at #6 spot on the ‘U.S. Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums’ chart. He worked in his first film project ‘Love Song’ in 2000, which also starred Monica, Christian Kane, and Vanessa Bell Calloway. In the following years, Tyrese released six more studio albums and three mixtapes, collaborating with the likes of Snoop Dogg, Ludacris, and R. Kelly. He has been part of two of the biggest film franchises of recent years, ‘Transformers’ and ‘Fast and Furious’. He is also a ‘New York Times’ best-selling author, with the two books he has published till date having made the list. As a singer-musician, he is presently affiliated with the ‘Caroline Records’. In 2022, he starred in superhero film 'Morbius.'
Nick Name: Black-Ty, Tyrese
Also Known As: Tyrese Darnell Gibson
Spouse/Ex-: Samantha Lee Gibson (m. 2017), Norma Gibson (m. 2007–2009)
father: Tyrone Gibson
mother: Priscilla Murray Gibson
children: Shayla Somer Gibson
Born Country: United States
U.S. State: California
Born on December 30, 1978, Tyrese Gibson grew up in Watts, a high density youthful neighbourhood in Los Angeles. He was raised by his mother Priscilla Murray-Gibson in the absence of his father, Tyrone Gibson, who left the family in 1983. Youngest of the four children, he has a brother, Tyrone, and two sisters, Salendra and Shonta.
At fourteen, Tyrese Gibson appeared in a Coca-Cola commercial after being chosen at a talent competition. He sang ‘Always Coca-Cola’ in the commercial which led to more opportunities. He was also involved in ‘Guess’ and ‘Tommy Hilfiger’ ad campaigns.
In 2007, Tyrese Gibson had formed the supergroup ‘TGT’ along with Ginuwine and Tank. It wasn’t until 2013, that they released their first album through ‘Atlantic Records’, titled ‘Three Kings’.
Beside starring in blockbusters from the ‘Transformers’ and ‘Fast and Furious’ movie franchises, he also worked in stand-alone features like Paul Bettany-starrer ‘Legion’, Kasi Lemmons’ directorial venture ‘Black Nativity’, and the Chinese-American-Hong Kong action comedy ‘Hollywood Adventures’. He portrayed the recurring character of Pastor Bobby Harris in Fox’s musical drama ‘Star’.
Tyrese Gibson met Norma Mitchell, a college student from London, in 2003. They were married four years later. They split in 2009 after highly publicised divorce proceedings. They have a daughter together, Shayla Somer Gibson. In 2017, Gibson married social worker Samantha Lee. In 2018, the couple welcomed a daughter named Soraya. Gibson and Samantha announced their divorce in late 2020.
He published his memoir, ‘How to Get Out of Your Own Way’, on April 7, 2011, through ‘Grand Central Publishing’. His second book, ‘Manology: Secrets of Your Man's Mind Revealed’, was co-authored with Rev. Run, and was published February 5, 2013.
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