Tyrese Gibson: Movies, Net Worth, Age, Kids, Songs (Career)

How much is Gibson worth?

Gross Income of Tyrese Gibson: $25 Million

Nominee for a Grammy, Tyrese Darnell Gibson or Tyrese is a singer, songwriter and an actor. Tyrese is also a model and a producer and is known best for his sketch of character Joseph “Jody” Summers in 2001’s film Baby Boy.

Till date, the multi-talented artist had dropped numerous albums and is moreover, known for his appearance in superhit movie Fast and the Furious.


Early Life

Tyrese Darnell Gibson is the son of Priscilla Murray Gibson and Tyrone Gibson. Furthermore, he was born in Watts, Los Angeles, California on 30th December of 1978.

Gibson’s mother fully raised him and his three brothers and sister in Watts after their father left.


Gibson attended Locke High School, followed by enrollment at Florida A&M Univesity.

Early Career

Tyrese Gibson made started out as a singer at a very young age. He appeared in the ad of Coca-Cola in 1994 after his music teacher from high school suggested him to audition for it.

In the ad, he sang the phrase ‘Always Coca-Cola.’


As a singer

After his appearance in the ad of Coke, Gibson gained a widespread popularity resulting in him working with Tommy Hilfiger and Guess.

In the starting of 1998, the young singer signed deals with RCA Records. In the year, he released his debut single called ‘Nobody Else.’ The song caught up very soon and also ranked on the 36th position on Hot 100 by Billboard.

At the age of 19 on 29th September of 1998, he again released an album. He titled the album after himself called ‘Tyrese’ which also ranked 17th on charts of Billboard.

By the end of 1998, he also became a host of the show by MTV called ‘MTV Jams.’ Later, he also released another single called ‘Lately.’ The song also gained a lot of popularity winning a place on the chart of Billboard followed by his 39th single ‘Sweet Lady’ ranking 3rd on the list.

Throughout the 2000’s, the talented artist released numerous albums and singles which include 2000 Watts; I Like Them Girls, Alter Ego in 2006, How You Gonna Act Like That and many others.

Gibson released his single ‘Stay’ on 16th August of 2011 which turned out be a massive hit. The song ‘Stay’ also earned Gibson a nomination for a Grammy Awards in 2013.

In 2013, Tyrese announced his final studio album called ‘Black Rose.’ The album released in 2014 gaining the first place on Billboard 200 and also selling more than 77 thousand copied within the first week. The album is Tyrese’s first ever album to rank number one.

As an actor

Gibson began his career in acting in 1996 through his sketch of Darrell in TV show Hanging with Mr. Cooper. Throughout the years, he appeared in many TV shows and music videos.

However, he first gained prominence after he portrayed Joseph ‘Jody’ Summers in 2001’s film Baby Boy which is his second film, first being Love Song.

In 2003, he then appeared in the super hit film ‘2 Fast 2 Furious’ as Roman Pearce. Later he appeared in another three movies in the series Fast Five, Fast & Furious 6 and then finally Furious 7. He is also going to be portraying the character in 2017’s series of the movie ‘ The Fate of the Furious.’

On the other hand, he also appeared in the series movie Transformers as Robert Epps in 2007. Like Fast and Furious, he has appeared in other series of the film like Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen of 2007 along with 2011’s Transformers: Dark of the Moon.

Furthermore, he is also going to appear in the 2017’s series of the movie Transformers: The Last Knight.

Additionally, the most recent film by the talented artist is as Mayfield in 2016’s Ride Along 2.

As a Writer

Tyrese released ‘How to Get Out of Your Way,’ his debut book on 8th May of 2012. The book ended up becoming a best seller of New York Times.

Furthermore, some of his other books are ‘Manology: Secrets of Your Man’s Mind Revealed,’ which he co-wrote and was released on 5th February of 2013. In 2013, he also announced about his another book.

Awards and Nominations

In 2000’s Gibson won an American Music Awards under the category ‘Favorite New R&B/Soul Artist.’ Later in 2012, he earned a NAACP Image Awards followed by a Soul Train Music Awards for his superhit single ‘Stay’ in 2012.

Personal Information

Name Tyrese Darnell Gibson
Birthdate December 30, 1978
Birth Place Watts, California, U.S.
Profession Singer, Actor, Author, Songwriter, Producer
Mother’s Name Priscilla Murray Gibson
Father’s Name Tyrone Gibson
Siblings 3 elder siblings
Height 5’ 11″ (181 cm)
Weight 78 kg (172 lbs)
Body Measurement N/A
Horoscope Capricorn
 Net Worth $25 Million

Relationships, Marriage, and Children

Tyrese Gibson got married to Norma Mitchell on 2nd December of 2007. With Norma, he has his first child Shayla Somer Gibson on 11th July of 2007.

However, the duo got a divorce on 20th August of 2009 after just two years of marriage.

Social Reach

Tyrese has the fan following of 7.8 M on his Instagram page and 3.38 M on his Twitter.

Net Worth

Multi-talented artist Tyrese Gibson’s estimated gross income is $25 Million.

Rumors and Controversies

Gibson was gossiped to be a gay after a fellow comedian spotted about him being gay. However, he later tackled the scandal in a very professional way.

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