Who is Tyrese Gibson?

Tyrese Gibson is an American singer, songwriter, author, rapper, and actor who is well-recognized for playing the comedic role of Roman Pearce in the Fast and Furious movie franchise. He originally began his career as a singer and released his first solo album, ‘Tyrese’ in the year 1998. Likewise, he stepped into the world of entertainment in the year 2000 when he played the role of Skip / Mad Rage in the television movie, ‘Love Song’.

Quick Info
Full NameTyrese Darnell Gibson
Date of BirthDecember 30, 1978
Birth PlaceWatts, California, United States
Parent(s)Priscilla Murray Gibson
Tyrone Gibson
ProfessionActor, Songwriter, Author, Rapper, Screenwriter, Singer, Model, VJ,
SpouseNorma Gibson (2007-2009)
Samantha Lee Gibson (2017-Present)
Net worthUS $20 million

Tyrese Gibson


Tyrese Gibson’s full name is Tyrese Darnell Gibson. Tyrese Gibson was born on 30 December 1978 in Watts, Los Angeles, California to mother Priscilla Murray Gibson and to father, Tyrone Gibson. Unfortunately, he was abandoned by his father and was raised completely by his mother alongside three older siblings, Tyrone, Salendra, and Shonta. Apart from this, he is presently 42 years old with the zodiac sign of Capricorn.


Nationality and Physical Stats

Tyrese Gibson endures an American nationality and belongs to the Afro-American ethnicity. Apart from this, Tyre attains at a climax of 5 feet and 10 inches (1.81m/181cms) tall and weighs around 78kgs (172lbs). Besides this, he has an athletic body build with a combination of dark brown colored eyes and a bald head.



Tyrese Gibson studied and completed his studies at the Florida A&M University located in Tallahassee, Florida.


Personal Life

Tyrese Gibson was in a relationship with Norma Mitchell and started dating for only 5 years before getting married. They were blessed with a daughter, Shayla Somer in the year 2007 but they parted ways in 2009. Later, he got married to Samantha Lee and was blessed with a daughter, Soraya. But the two of them separated in 2020 after staying mutually for over 4 years.



Tyrese Gibson is going on social media platforms. His Instagram account (@tyrese) has over 13.4 million followers and his Twitter account (@Tyrese) has over 2.9 million followers. He is also the Chairman and CEO of Voltron Travels and his official Facebook page (@tyrese) has over 37.6 million followers with over 28.5 million likes.

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Tyrese Gibson made his debut in the entertainment industry with the role of Skip / Mad Rage in the 2000 television movie, ‘Love Song’ and with the role of Joseph ‘Jody’ Summers in the 2001 American coming-of-age hood movie, ‘Baby Boy’.

Following this, he went on to star as Roman Pearce in the Fast and Furious movie franchise including movies, ‘2 Fast and 2 Furious’ in 2003, ‘Fast Five’ in 2011, ‘Fast and Furious 6’, ‘Furious 7’, ‘The Fate of the Furious’ in 2017 and the upcoming movie of 2021, ‘F9’. He has also played the role of Robert Epps in 2007, 2009, and 2011 American science fiction action movies, ‘Transformers’, ‘Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen’ and ‘Transformers: Dark of the Moon’ respectively.

Moreover, he has also starred in movies like ‘Flight of the Phoenix’ in 2004, ‘Four Brothers’ in 2005 and ‘Annapolis’ in 2005, ‘Waist Deep’ in 2006, ‘The Take’ in 2007, ‘Death Race’ in 2008, ‘Legion’ in 2010, ‘Eldorado’ in 2012, ‘Black Nativity’ in 2013, ‘Hollywood Adventures’ in 2015, ‘Ride Along 2’ in 2016, ‘I am Paul Walker’ in 2018, ‘Black and Blue’ in 2019 and ‘The Christmas Chronicles 2’ in the year 2020. Likewise, he is also playing the role of Simon Stroud and Kyle Snowden in the upcoming movies of 2021, ‘Morbius’ and ‘Red 48’.



Tyrese Gibson made his debut on television in the year 1996 with the role of Darrell in ‘Hangin’ with Mr. Cooper’. Likewise, he has appeared in series like ‘Martin’ in 1997, ‘Sister, Sister’ and ‘The Parent Hood’ in 1998, ‘MTV Beach House’ and ‘Blues Clues’ in 1999, ‘Moesha’ in 2000, ‘Half and Half’ in 2003, ‘La La’s Full Court Wedding’ in 2010, ‘The Soup’ in 2011, ‘American Dad!’ in 2016 and ‘Star’ in 2017.



Tyrese Gibson released his first solo album, ‘Tyrese’ in the year 1998 followed by ‘2000 Watts’ in 2001, ‘I Wanna Go There’ in the year 2002, and ‘Alter Ego’ in 2006. After taking a break from music, he released ‘Open Invitation’ in 2011 and ‘Black Rose’ in 2015. He is also planning to release his seventh solo album, ‘Identity Theft’. Moreover, Tyrese Gibson along with Ginuwine and Tank (trio known as TGT) release the album ‘Three Kings’ in 2013.

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Music Videos

Tyrese Gibson has also made appearances on several music videos like SMV’s ‘Rain’ in 1997, Usher’s ‘My Way’ in 1998, Monica’s ‘Angel of Mine’ in 1999, Da Brat’s ‘What’Chu Like’ in 2000, Roselyn Sanchez’s ‘Amor Amor’ and R.Kelly featuring Big Tigger and Cameron’s ‘Snake (Remix)’ and Ludacris’ ‘Act a Fool’ in the year 2003, Omarion’s ‘Entourage’ and Chingy’s ‘Pullin’ Me Back’ in the year 2006, Keyshia Cole’s ‘Love’ in the year 2007, Akon’s ‘Beautiful’ in 2008, Chris Brown’s ‘I Can Transform Ya’ in 2009, Lady Gaga’s ‘Telephone’ in 2010, Clinton Sparks’ ‘Gold Rush’ and T-Pain’s ‘Up-Down’ in 2013, Eric Bellinger’s ‘Focused on You’ and Wiz Khalifa’s ‘See You Again’ in 2015.



Tyrese Gibson won the American Music Awards’ Favorite New R&B / Soul Artist award in the year 2000 and NAACP Image Awards’ Pinnacle Award and Soul Train Music Awards’ Song of the Year award in 2012 for ‘Stay’.


Net Worth

As of the year 2021, Tyrese Gibson has an approximate net worth of $20 million.