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Tyrese Gibson

Biography

Commonly known simply by his first name, he became known for his function in the movie Baby Boy. He gained a Grammy Prize for Greatest R&B Man Vocal Functionality for his strike single “Special Female.” He was raised in the Watts community in LA and, after getting discovered on the bus, he made an appearance in an advertisements for Coca Cola. He made an appearance in the Fast and Furious film franchise and performed the function of Robert in Transformers with Shia Labeouf. After his dad, Tyrone Gibson, discontinued the family members, his mom, Priscilla Murray Gibson, elevated Tyrese and his three siblings. He was wedded to Norma Gibson from 2007 to 2009 and he includes a daughter called Shayla. He starred in the 2005 criminal offense film Four Brothers with Tag Wahlberg.

Quick Facts


Full Name Tyrese Gibson
Date Of Birth December 30, 1978
Place Of Birth Los Angeles, CA
Height 1.8 m
Profession R&B Singer
Education Florida A&M University, Locke High School, How You Gonna Act Like That, Sweet Lady, Shame
Nationality American
Spouse Samantha Lee Gibson, Norma Gibson
Children Shayla Somer Gibson
Parents Priscilla Murray Gibson, Tyrone Gibson
Awards Soul Train Music Centric Certified Award, NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Music Video, Soul Train Music Award for Song of the Year, American Music Award for Favorite Soul/R&B New Artist, How You Gonna Act Like That, Sweet Lady, Shame
Music Groups TGT
Nominations Grammy Award for Best R&B Song, Grammy Award for Best R&B Album, BET Award for Best Male R&B/Pop Artist, BET Centric Award, Grammy Award for Best Traditional R&B Performance, Billboard Music Award for Top R&B Album, Grammy Award for Best Male R&B Vocal Performance, Soul Train Music Award for Best R&B/Soul Male Artist, NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture, Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie: Chemistry, NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Male Artist, Soul Train Music Award for Album of the Year, Black Movie Award for Outstanding Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role, Kids' Choice Award for Favorite Male Singer, Soul Train Music Awards: The Ashford & Simpson Songwriter’s Award, Teen Choice Award for Choice Crossover Artist (Music/Acting), How You Gonna Act Like That, Sweet Lady, Shame
Movies Furious 7, 2 Fast 2 Furious, The Fate of the Furious, Fast Five, Baby Boy, Waist Deep, Four Brothers, Death Race, Fast & Furious 6, Transformers: The Last Knight, Transformers, Flight of the Phoenix, Transformers: Dark of the Moon, Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen, Black Nativity, Legion, The Take, Ride Along 2, Annapolis, Southpaw, Love Song, Celebrity Horror, Ruby McCollum, Tyrese Gibson: Shame, Luke Cage, Shame
TV Shows It's Not You, It's Men, First In
Star Sign Capricorn

  • Facts
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  • Awards
  • Salaries
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#Fact
1Friends with Joseph Simmons.
2Was good friends with actor Paul Walker.
3Bears a striking resemblance to St. Louis Cardinals Hall of Fame pitcher, Bob Gibson.
4Daughter Shayla Somer Gibson was born on July 11th 2007.
5Created HQ Pictures, his TV and film production company.
6Actually has a background in the underground rap scene, rapping on numerous mixtapes with an alias of Black Ty (or sometimes Chocolate Ty).
7Revealed on The New Tom Green Show (2003) that he has such a fear of owls that looking at a picture would make him freak out. Tom Green proceeded to draw a picture of an owl anyway.
8Former VJ for "MTV Jams Countdown."
9One of People Magazine's Sexiest Men of the Year. [2000]
10Is an exclusive model for GUESS?
11Debut album, "TYRESE" went platinum.
12Childhood friend is Brandy.
13Is host for MTV Jams Countdown.
14Raised over $300,000.00 to build the first Boys and Girls Youth
15Has 9 tattoos.
16Modeled for Tommy Hilfiger.
17At 14 got into music and won his first talent show.
18At 16 purchased his first home.
19At 17 started modeling.
20Bears a strong resemblance for male model Tyson Beckford.
212000 Watts is an organization he founded to help inner city children.
22The name of his sophomore album is 2000 Watts.


Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Fast & Furious 92019pre-productionRoman
Transformers: The Last Knight2017post-productionSergeant Epps
The Fate of the Furious2017post-productionRoman Pearce
Star2017TV SeriesPastor Harris
American Dad!2016TV SeriesTyrese Gibson
Ride Along 22016Mayfield
Tyrese Gibson: Shame2015Video short
Hollywood Adventures2015House Guest (uncredited)
Fast & Furious: Supercharged2015ShortRoman Pearce
Furious 72015Roman
Black Nativity2013Loot Tyson
Furious 62013Roman
Transformers: Dark of the Moon2011Epps
Fast Five2011Roman
Lady Gaga: Telephone2010Video shortBoyfriend
Legion2010Kyle Williams
Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen2009USAF Chief Master Sergeant Epps
Death Race2008Machine Gun Joe
The Take2007Adell Baldwin
Transformers2007USAF Tech Sergeant Epps
Waist Deep2006O2
Annapolis2006Cole
Four Brothers2005Angel Mercer
Flight of the Phoenix2004A.J.
2 Fast 2 Furious2003Roman Pearce (as Tyrese)
Baby Boy2001Joseph Summers
Moesha2000TV SeriesTroy
Love Song2000TV MovieMad Rage / Skip (as Tyrese)
The Parent 'Hood1998TV SeriesCoop
Martin1997TV SeriesDante
Hangin' with Mr. Cooper1996TV SeriesDarrell
MTV Beach House1993TV Series 1999

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Roll Models2013TV Series executive producer - 8 episodes
K-Town2012-2013TV Series executive producer - 18 episodes
First In2009TV Series documentary executive producer - 8 episodes

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Star2017TV Series performer - 1 episode
Black Nativity2013performer: "Sweet Little Jesus Boy"
More Than a Game2008Documentary performer: "If You Dream" - as Tyrese
Waist Deep2006performer: "Ayy" - as Tyrese / writer: "Ayy"
Coach Carter2005"Lately" / performer: "Lately" - as Tyrese
2 Fast 2 Furious2003performer: "Pick Up the Phone" - as Tyrese
Baby Boy2001performer: "Just a Baby Boy" / writer: "Just a Baby Boy"
Boys and Girls2000performer: "Lately" / writer: "Lately"

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The 29th Annual American Music Awards2002TV SpecialHimself - Presenter
2001 Lady of Soul Awards2001TV SpecialHimself - Performer (as Tyrese)
Showtime at the Apollo2001TV SeriesHimself
MTV 20: Live & Almost Legal2001TV Movie documentaryHimself
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire2001TV SeriesHimself
Naked Truth2001TV Series documentaryHimself (as Tyrese)
The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn2001TV SeriesHimself
1st Annual BET Awards2001TV SpecialHimself (as Tyrese)
The 15th Annual Soul Train Music Awards2001TV SpecialHimself
The Andy Dick Show2001TV SeriesHimself
The 28th Annual American Music Awards2001TV SpecialHimself (as Tyrese)
Hollywood Squares2000TV SeriesHimself
31st NAACP Image Awards2000TV SpecialHimself
Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards 20002000TV SpecialHimself
Making the Video2000TV Series documentaryHimself
14th Annual Soul Train Music Awards2000TV SpecialHimself - Performer (as Tyrese)
The 27th Annual American Music Awards2000TV SpecialHimself - Presenter
Blue's Clues1999TV SeriesHimself
The Teen Choice Awards 19991999TV SpecialHimself
Flava1999TV SeriesHimself
Sister, Sister1998TV SeriesHimself
MTV Jams1996TV SeriesHimself - Host (as Tyrese)
Access Hollywood Live2016-2017TV SeriesHimself
Game4Paul2016TV MovieHimself - Guest
2016 Billboard Music Awards2016TV MovieHimself - Presenter (as Tyrese)
K.Michelle: My Life2016TV SeriesHimself
Larry King Now2016TV SeriesHimself - Guest
It's Not You, It's Men2016TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Co-Host
All Def Movie Awards2016TV MovieHimself
The Doctors2016TV SeriesHimself
BNow!2016TV SeriesHimself - Artist
The 58th Annual Grammy Awards2016TV MovieHimself - Performer
The Talk2015-2016TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Guest
Hollywood Today Live2016TV SeriesHimself
Access Hollywood2016TV SeriesHimself
Entertainment Tonight2008-2016TV SeriesHimself
Rachael Ray2013-2016TV SeriesHimself
The Chew2013-2016TV SeriesHimself - Guest
The View2015-2016TV SeriesHimself
Today2009-2016TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Guest
Coked Up!2016DocumentaryHimself
The 3rd Annual Noble Awards2015TV MovieHimself - Presenter
American Music Awards 20152015TV SpecialHimself
E! Live from the Red Carpet2015TV SeriesHimself
2015 Soul Train Awards2015TV MovieHimself - Performer (as Tyrese)
Lip Sync Battle2015TV SeriesHimself
Furious 7: Talking Fast2015Video documentary shortHimself
Making of Fast & Furious Supercharged Ride2015Video shortHimself
Community Impact Awards2015TV MovieHimself
BET Awards 20152015TV MovieHimself
Being2015TV Mini-SeriesHimself
Road to the BETX: Dine, Shop and Party2015TV SeriesHimself
FansTang Live from the Red Carpet2015TV SeriesHimself
Extra2015TV SeriesHimself
Unsung Hollywood2015TV Series documentaryHimself
Fast and Furious: Cast Favorites2015Video documentary shortHimself
CNN Newsroom2014TV SeriesHimself
BET Awards 20142014TV SpecialHimself
BET Awards 2014 Postshow: The Afterparty Live!2014TV SpecialHimself
The Arsenio Hall Show2014TV SeriesHimself - Guest / Himself - Musical Guest
The Insider2014TV SeriesHimself
45th NAACP Image Awards2014TV Movie documentaryHimself
The Queen Latifah Show2014TV SeriesHimself
E! News2014TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Hand to Hand Fury2013Video documentary shortHimself
It's All About the Cars2013Video documentary short
Planes, Tanks and Automobiles2013Video documentary shortHimself
The Making of Fast & Furious 62013Video documentary shortHimself
One Christmas2013TV SpecialHimself
Made in Hollywood2010-2013TV SeriesHimself
2013 Soul Train Awards2013TV SpecialHimself (as Tyrese)
Fatherhood 1012013DocumentaryHimself
Janela Indiscreta2013TV SeriesHimself
Vivir de cine2013TV SeriesHimself
Chelsea Lately2011-2013TV SeriesHimself - Guest
The Jeff Probst Show2013TV SeriesHimself
HBO First Look2007-2013TV Series documentaryHimself
Good Day L.A.2013TV SeriesHimself
Steve Harvey2013TV SeriesHimself
Big Morning Buzz Live2011-2013TV SeriesHimself
Praise the Lord2012TV SeriesHimself
2012 Soul Train Awards2012TV SpecialHimself (as Tyrese)
BET Awards 20122012TV SpecialHimself
It Has Begun: Bananapocalypse2012ShortHimself
20th Annual Trumpet Awards2012TV SpecialHimself
The Soup2012TV SeriesHimself
Above and Beyond: Exploring Dark of the Moon2012Video documentaryHimself
Andrew Young Presents2012TV Series documentary
The Wendy Williams Show2011TV SeriesHimself - Guest / Himself
Watch What Happens: Live2011TV SeriesHimself - Guest
2011 BET Hip Hop Awards2011TV SpecialHimself - Performer
Fast Five: Dom's Journey2011Video documentary shortHimself
Fast Five: Reuniting the Team2011Video documentary shortHimself
Fast Five: Tyrese TV2011Video shortHimself
33-y Moskovskiy mezhdunarodnyy kinofestival2011TV SpecialHimself
Transformers: Dark of the Moon - 35mm Special2011TV Short documentaryHimself
The Mo'Nique Show2011TV SeriesHimself
Attack of the Show!2011TV SeriesHimself
Fast & Furious Five Special2011TV MovieHimself
CQC: Custe o Que Custar2011TV SeriesHimself
Legendários2011TV SeriesHimself
Pânico na TV2011TV SeriesHimself
The Con2011Documentary
Mic Check Live: Ms. Lauryn Hill & Tyrese Gibson2011TV MovieHimself
La La's Full Court Wedding2010TV SeriesHimself
Unsung2010TV Series documentaryHimself
BET Awards 20102010TV SpecialHimself
The Untouchables of Kentucky2010Himself (voice)
Up Close with Carrie Keagan2007-2010TV SeriesHimself
MMA H.E.A.T.2010TV SeriesHimself
Mark at the Movies2010TV SeriesHimself
A Day with Bay: Tokyo2009Video documentary shortHimself
The Human Factor: Exacting Revenge of the Fallen2009Video documentaryHimself
MTV Video Music Awards 20092009TV SpecialHimself
A Comicbook Orange2009TV SeriesHimself - Interviewee
Secrets of Life2009DocumentaryHimself
BET Awards 20092009TV SpecialHimself
Xposé2009TV SeriesHimself
T.I. Farewell Party Interview with MC Serch2009TV Movie documentaryHimself
2 Fast 2 Furious: Hollywood Impact2009Video shortHimself
Death Race: Start Your Engines - Making a Death Race2008Video documentary shortHimself
Jimmy Kimmel Live!2003-2008TV SeriesHimself / Himself - Guest
Our World2007Video documentaryHimself
Their War2007Video documentaryHimself
Late Night with Conan O'Brien2006-2007TV SeriesHimself
Live with Kelly and Michael2005-2007TV SeriesHimself
O Access2007TV SeriesHimself
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno2001-2007TV SeriesHimself
BET Awards 20062006TV SpecialHimself
The Megan Mullally Show2006TV SeriesHimself
The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson2006TV SeriesHimself - Interviewee / Musical Guest / Himself
2006 American Music Awards2006TV SpecialHimself - Presenter (as Tyrese)
106 & Park Top 10 Live2006TV SeriesHimself
Made in Hollywood: Teen Edition2006TV SeriesHimself
MTV Video Music Awards 20062006TV SpecialHimself - Audience (uncredited)
Trina: Live & Uncut2006VideoHimself
In the Cutz2006TV SeriesHimself
The 20th Annual Soul Train Music Awards2006TV SpecialHimself - Host
ESPY Awards2005TV SpecialHimself (as Tyrese)
Punk'd2005TV SeriesHimself
Phoenix Diaries2005Video documentary shortHimself (as Tyrese)
Spike TV's 52 Favorite Cars2004TV Movie documentaryHost
Essence Awards2003TV Movie documentaryHimself (as Tyrese)
MTV Presents Teen People Magazine's 25 Hottest Stars Under 252003TV SpecialHimself
Trina: The Making of a Diamond Princess2003TV Movie documentaryHimself (as Tyrese)
2 Fast 2 Furious: Actor Driving School2003Video documentary shortHimself
2 Fast 2 Furious: Actor Spotlights2003Video shortHimself
2 Fast 2 Furious: Car Spotlights2003Video documentary shortHimself
2 Fast 2 Furious: Supercharged Stunts2003Video shortHimself
Inside '2 Fast 2 Furious'2003Video documentary shortHimself
Making Music with Ludacris2003Video documentary shortHimself
Tinseltown TV2003TV SeriesHimself
9th Annual Soul Train Lady of Soul Awards2003TV SpecialHimself (as Tyrese)
The Teen Choice Awards 20032003TV SpecialHimself (as Tyrese)
The Making of '2 Fast 2 Furious'2003TV Movie documentaryHimself
The New Tom Green Show2003TV SeriesHimself
3rd Annual BET Awards2003TV Special documentaryHimself (as Tyrese)
Soul Train2001-2003TV Series documentaryHimself
Shifting Gears: The Making of '2 Fast 2 Furious'2003TV Short documentaryHimself
The Jazzspel with Eric J2003TV SeriesHimself
2003 MTV Movie Awards2003TV SpecialHimself (as Tyrese)
The Daily Show2003TV SeriesHimself
Summer Music Mania 20032003TV SpecialHimself - Performer (as Tyrese)
Half & Half2003TV SeriesHimself
The 17th Annual Soul Train Music Awards2003TV SpecialHimself (as Tyrese)
Star Search2003TV SeriesHimself - Guest Judge
The 30th Annual American Music Awards2003TV SpecialHimself (as Tyrese)
Hip Hop Babylon2003TV MovieHimself (as Tyrese)
Miss Universe Pageant2002TV SpecialHimself (as Tyrese)
All That2002TV SeriesHimself - Musical Guest
33rd NAACP Image Awards2002TV SpecialHimself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Entertainment Tonight2014-2015TV SeriesHimself
Chelsea Lately2013TV SeriesHimself
Movie Guide2013TV SeriesRoman Pearce
Big Morning Buzz Live2013TV SeriesHimself
106 & Park Top 10 Live2007TV SeriesHimself - 'One Girl' Video

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2016Image AwardImage AwardsOutstanding Music VideoTyrese Gibson: Shame (2015)
2001Special MentionLocarno International Film FestivalBaby Boy (2001)· John Singleton (director)
· Taraji P. Henson
· Omar Gooding
· Tamara LaSeon Bass
· Candy Ann Brown
· A.J. Johnson
· Ving Rhames
· Angell Conwell
· Kareem J. Grimes
· Tracey Cherelle Jones
· Kaylan Bolton

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2016GrammyGrammy AwardsBest Traditional R&B PerformanceFor the song "Shame."
2016GrammyGrammy AwardsBest R&B Song· Warryn Campbell (songwriter)
· D.J. Rogers Jr. (songwriter)
2016Image AwardImage AwardsOutstanding Male Artist
2015Teen Choice AwardTeen Choice AwardsChoice Movie: ChemistryFurious Seven (2015)· Vin Diesel
· Paul Walker
· Michelle Rodriguez
· Jordana Brewster
· Dwayne Johnson
· Ludacris
2014Hollywood AwardAcapulco Black Film FestivalBest Ensemble CastFurious 6 (2013)· Jordana Brewster
· Ludacris
· Vin Diesel
· Dwayne Johnson
· Paul Walker
· Luke Evans
· Michelle Rodriguez
· Gina Carano
· Sung Kang
2014Hollywood AwardAcapulco Black Film FestivalBest Ensemble CastBlack Nativity (2013)· Jennifer Hudson
· Angela Bassett
· Forest Whitaker
· Jacob Latimore
· Vondie Curtis-Hall
· Grace Gibson
· Luke James
· Nas
· Mary J. Blige
2014GrammyGrammy AwardsBest R&B Album· Ginuwine
· Durrell Babbs
2013GrammyGrammy AwardsBest R&B AlbumFor the album "Open Invitation."
2006Black Movie AwardBlack Movie AwardsOutstanding Performance by an Actor in a Leading RoleWaist Deep (2006)
2004GrammyGrammy AwardsBest R&B Vocal Performance - MaleFor the song "How You Gonna Act Like That."
2003Teen Choice AwardTeen Choice AwardsChoice Crossover Artist (Music/Acting)
2002Black ReelBlack Reel AwardsTheatrical - Best ActorBaby Boy (2001)
2002Black ReelBlack Reel AwardsBest SongBaby Boy (2001)· Mr. Tan (Performer, Writer)
· Snoop Dogg (Performer, Writer)
· Battlecat (Writer)
2002Image AwardImage AwardsOutstanding Actor in a Motion PictureBaby Boy (2001)
2002Image AwardImage AwardsOutstanding Performance in a Variety Series/SpecialThe Tonight Show with Jay Leno (1992)

TitleSalary
2 Fast 2 Furious (2003)$750,000

#Quote
1Honestly, I would rather get a Grammy than an Oscar.


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