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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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#Fact
1 Friends with Joseph Simmons.
2 Was good friends with actor Paul Walker.
3 Bears a striking resemblance to St. Louis Cardinals Hall of Fame pitcher, Bob Gibson.
4 Daughter Shayla Somer Gibson was born on July 11th 2007.
5 Created HQ Pictures, his TV and film production company.
6 Actually has a background in the underground rap scene, rapping on numerous mixtapes with an alias of Black Ty (or sometimes Chocolate Ty).
7 Revealed 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.
8 Former VJ for "MTV Jams Countdown."
9 One of People Magazine's Sexiest Men of the Year. [2000]
10 Is an exclusive model for GUESS?
11 Debut album, "TYRESE" went platinum.
12 Childhood friend is Brandy.
13 Is host for MTV Jams Countdown.
14 Raised over $300,000.00 to build the first Boys and Girls Youth
15 Has 9 tattoos.
16 Modeled for Tommy Hilfiger.
17 At 14 got into music and won his first talent show.
18 At 16 purchased his first home.
19 At 17 started modeling.
20 Bears a strong resemblance for male model Tyson Beckford.
21 2000 Watts is an organization he founded to help inner city children.
22 The name of his sophomore album is 2000 Watts.


Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Fast & Furious 9 2019 pre-production Roman
Transformers: The Last Knight 2017 post-production Sergeant Epps
The Fate of the Furious 2017 post-production Roman Pearce
Star 2017 TV Series Pastor Harris
American Dad! 2016 TV Series Tyrese Gibson
Ride Along 2 2016 Mayfield
Tyrese Gibson: Shame 2015 Video short
Hollywood Adventures 2015 House Guest (uncredited)
Fast & Furious: Supercharged 2015 Short Roman Pearce
Furious 7 2015 Roman
Black Nativity 2013 Loot Tyson
Furious 6 2013 Roman
Transformers: Dark of the Moon 2011 Epps
Fast Five 2011 Roman
Lady Gaga: Telephone 2010 Video short Boyfriend
Legion 2010 Kyle Williams
Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen 2009 USAF Chief Master Sergeant Epps
Death Race 2008 Machine Gun Joe
The Take 2007 Adell Baldwin
Transformers 2007 USAF Tech Sergeant Epps
Waist Deep 2006 O2
Annapolis 2006 Cole
Four Brothers 2005 Angel Mercer
Flight of the Phoenix 2004 A.J.
2 Fast 2 Furious 2003 Roman Pearce (as Tyrese)
Baby Boy 2001 Joseph Summers
Moesha 2000 TV Series Troy
Love Song 2000 TV Movie Mad Rage / Skip (as Tyrese)
The Parent 'Hood 1998 TV Series Coop
Martin 1997 TV Series Dante
Hangin' with Mr. Cooper 1996 TV Series Darrell
MTV Beach House 1993 TV Series 1999

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Roll Models 2013 TV Series executive producer - 8 episodes
K-Town 2012-2013 TV Series executive producer - 18 episodes
First In 2009 TV Series documentary executive producer - 8 episodes

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Star 2017 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Black Nativity 2013 performer: "Sweet Little Jesus Boy"
More Than a Game 2008 Documentary performer: "If You Dream" - as Tyrese
Waist Deep 2006 performer: "Ayy" - as Tyrese / writer: "Ayy"
Coach Carter 2005 "Lately" / performer: "Lately" - as Tyrese
2 Fast 2 Furious 2003 performer: "Pick Up the Phone" - as Tyrese
Baby Boy 2001 performer: "Just a Baby Boy" / writer: "Just a Baby Boy"
Boys and Girls 2000 performer: "Lately" / writer: "Lately"

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The 29th Annual American Music Awards 2002 TV Special Himself - Presenter
2001 Lady of Soul Awards 2001 TV Special Himself - Performer (as Tyrese)
Showtime at the Apollo 2001 TV Series Himself
MTV 20: Live & Almost Legal 2001 TV Movie documentary Himself
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire 2001 TV Series Himself
Naked Truth 2001 TV Series documentary Himself (as Tyrese)
The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn 2001 TV Series Himself
1st Annual BET Awards 2001 TV Special Himself (as Tyrese)
The 15th Annual Soul Train Music Awards 2001 TV Special Himself
The Andy Dick Show 2001 TV Series Himself
The 28th Annual American Music Awards 2001 TV Special Himself (as Tyrese)
Hollywood Squares 2000 TV Series Himself
31st NAACP Image Awards 2000 TV Special Himself
Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards 2000 2000 TV Special Himself
Making the Video 2000 TV Series documentary Himself
14th Annual Soul Train Music Awards 2000 TV Special Himself - Performer (as Tyrese)
The 27th Annual American Music Awards 2000 TV Special Himself - Presenter
Blue's Clues 1999 TV Series Himself
The Teen Choice Awards 1999 1999 TV Special Himself
Flava 1999 TV Series Himself
Sister, Sister 1998 TV Series Himself
MTV Jams 1996 TV Series Himself - Host (as Tyrese)
Access Hollywood Live 2016-2017 TV Series Himself
Game4Paul 2016 TV Movie Himself - Guest
2016 Billboard Music Awards 2016 TV Movie Himself - Presenter (as Tyrese)
K.Michelle: My Life 2016 TV Series Himself
Larry King Now 2016 TV Series Himself - Guest
It's Not You, It's Men 2016 TV Series Himself / Himself - Co-Host
All Def Movie Awards 2016 TV Movie Himself
The Doctors 2016 TV Series Himself
BNow! 2016 TV Series Himself - Artist
The 58th Annual Grammy Awards 2016 TV Movie Himself - Performer
The Talk 2015-2016 TV Series Himself / Himself - Guest
Hollywood Today Live 2016 TV Series Himself
Access Hollywood 2016 TV Series Himself
Entertainment Tonight 2008-2016 TV Series Himself
Rachael Ray 2013-2016 TV Series Himself
The Chew 2013-2016 TV Series Himself - Guest
The View 2015-2016 TV Series Himself
Today 2009-2016 TV Series Himself / Himself - Guest
Coked Up! 2016 Documentary Himself
The 3rd Annual Noble Awards 2015 TV Movie Himself - Presenter
American Music Awards 2015 2015 TV Special Himself
E! Live from the Red Carpet 2015 TV Series Himself
2015 Soul Train Awards 2015 TV Movie Himself - Performer (as Tyrese)
Lip Sync Battle 2015 TV Series Himself
Furious 7: Talking Fast 2015 Video documentary short Himself
Making of Fast & Furious Supercharged Ride 2015 Video short Himself
Community Impact Awards 2015 TV Movie Himself
BET Awards 2015 2015 TV Movie Himself
Being 2015 TV Mini-Series Himself
Road to the BETX: Dine, Shop and Party 2015 TV Series Himself
FansTang Live from the Red Carpet 2015 TV Series Himself
Extra 2015 TV Series Himself
Unsung Hollywood 2015 TV Series documentary Himself
Fast and Furious: Cast Favorites 2015 Video documentary short Himself
CNN Newsroom 2014 TV Series Himself
BET Awards 2014 2014 TV Special Himself
BET Awards 2014 Postshow: The Afterparty Live! 2014 TV Special Himself
The Arsenio Hall Show 2014 TV Series Himself - Guest / Himself - Musical Guest
The Insider 2014 TV Series Himself
45th NAACP Image Awards 2014 TV Movie documentary Himself
The Queen Latifah Show 2014 TV Series Himself
E! News 2014 TV Series Himself - Guest
Hand to Hand Fury 2013 Video documentary short Himself
It's All About the Cars 2013 Video documentary short
Planes, Tanks and Automobiles 2013 Video documentary short Himself
The Making of Fast & Furious 6 2013 Video documentary short Himself
One Christmas 2013 TV Special Himself
Made in Hollywood 2010-2013 TV Series Himself
2013 Soul Train Awards 2013 TV Special Himself (as Tyrese)
Fatherhood 101 2013 Documentary Himself
Janela Indiscreta 2013 TV Series Himself
Vivir de cine 2013 TV Series Himself
Chelsea Lately 2011-2013 TV Series Himself - Guest
The Jeff Probst Show 2013 TV Series Himself
HBO First Look 2007-2013 TV Series documentary Himself
Good Day L.A. 2013 TV Series Himself
Steve Harvey 2013 TV Series Himself
Big Morning Buzz Live 2011-2013 TV Series Himself
Praise the Lord 2012 TV Series Himself
2012 Soul Train Awards 2012 TV Special Himself (as Tyrese)
BET Awards 2012 2012 TV Special Himself
It Has Begun: Bananapocalypse 2012 Short Himself
20th Annual Trumpet Awards 2012 TV Special Himself
The Soup 2012 TV Series Himself
Above and Beyond: Exploring Dark of the Moon 2012 Video documentary Himself
Andrew Young Presents 2012 TV Series documentary
The Wendy Williams Show 2011 TV Series Himself - Guest / Himself
Watch What Happens: Live 2011 TV Series Himself - Guest
2011 BET Hip Hop Awards 2011 TV Special Himself - Performer
Fast Five: Dom's Journey 2011 Video documentary short Himself
Fast Five: Reuniting the Team 2011 Video documentary short Himself
Fast Five: Tyrese TV 2011 Video short Himself
33-y Moskovskiy mezhdunarodnyy kinofestival 2011 TV Special Himself
Transformers: Dark of the Moon - 35mm Special 2011 TV Short documentary Himself
The Mo'Nique Show 2011 TV Series Himself
Attack of the Show! 2011 TV Series Himself
Fast & Furious Five Special 2011 TV Movie Himself
CQC: Custe o Que Custar 2011 TV Series Himself
Legendários 2011 TV Series Himself
Pânico na TV 2011 TV Series Himself
The Con 2011 Documentary
Mic Check Live: Ms. Lauryn Hill & Tyrese Gibson 2011 TV Movie Himself
La La's Full Court Wedding 2010 TV Series Himself
Unsung 2010 TV Series documentary Himself
BET Awards 2010 2010 TV Special Himself
The Untouchables of Kentucky 2010 Himself (voice)
Up Close with Carrie Keagan 2007-2010 TV Series Himself
MMA H.E.A.T. 2010 TV Series Himself
Mark at the Movies 2010 TV Series Himself
A Day with Bay: Tokyo 2009 Video documentary short Himself
The Human Factor: Exacting Revenge of the Fallen 2009 Video documentary Himself
MTV Video Music Awards 2009 2009 TV Special Himself
A Comicbook Orange 2009 TV Series Himself - Interviewee
Secrets of Life 2009 Documentary Himself
BET Awards 2009 2009 TV Special Himself
Xposé 2009 TV Series Himself
T.I. Farewell Party Interview with MC Serch 2009 TV Movie documentary Himself
2 Fast 2 Furious: Hollywood Impact 2009 Video short Himself
Death Race: Start Your Engines - Making a Death Race 2008 Video documentary short Himself
Jimmy Kimmel Live! 2003-2008 TV Series Himself / Himself - Guest
Our World 2007 Video documentary Himself
Their War 2007 Video documentary Himself
Late Night with Conan O'Brien 2006-2007 TV Series Himself
Live with Kelly and Michael 2005-2007 TV Series Himself
O Access 2007 TV Series Himself
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno 2001-2007 TV Series Himself
BET Awards 2006 2006 TV Special Himself
The Megan Mullally Show 2006 TV Series Himself
The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson 2006 TV Series Himself - Interviewee / Musical Guest / Himself
2006 American Music Awards 2006 TV Special Himself - Presenter (as Tyrese)
106 & Park Top 10 Live 2006 TV Series Himself
Made in Hollywood: Teen Edition 2006 TV Series Himself
MTV Video Music Awards 2006 2006 TV Special Himself - Audience (uncredited)
Trina: Live & Uncut 2006 Video Himself
In the Cutz 2006 TV Series Himself
The 20th Annual Soul Train Music Awards 2006 TV Special Himself - Host
ESPY Awards 2005 TV Special Himself (as Tyrese)
Punk'd 2005 TV Series Himself
Phoenix Diaries 2005 Video documentary short Himself (as Tyrese)
Spike TV's 52 Favorite Cars 2004 TV Movie documentary Host
Essence Awards 2003 TV Movie documentary Himself (as Tyrese)
MTV Presents Teen People Magazine's 25 Hottest Stars Under 25 2003 TV Special Himself
Trina: The Making of a Diamond Princess 2003 TV Movie documentary Himself (as Tyrese)
2 Fast 2 Furious: Actor Driving School 2003 Video documentary short Himself
2 Fast 2 Furious: Actor Spotlights 2003 Video short Himself
2 Fast 2 Furious: Car Spotlights 2003 Video documentary short Himself
2 Fast 2 Furious: Supercharged Stunts 2003 Video short Himself
Inside '2 Fast 2 Furious' 2003 Video documentary short Himself
Making Music with Ludacris 2003 Video documentary short Himself
Tinseltown TV 2003 TV Series Himself
9th Annual Soul Train Lady of Soul Awards 2003 TV Special Himself (as Tyrese)
The Teen Choice Awards 2003 2003 TV Special Himself (as Tyrese)
The Making of '2 Fast 2 Furious' 2003 TV Movie documentary Himself
The New Tom Green Show 2003 TV Series Himself
3rd Annual BET Awards 2003 TV Special documentary Himself (as Tyrese)
Soul Train 2001-2003 TV Series documentary Himself
Shifting Gears: The Making of '2 Fast 2 Furious' 2003 TV Short documentary Himself
The Jazzspel with Eric J 2003 TV Series Himself
2003 MTV Movie Awards 2003 TV Special Himself (as Tyrese)
The Daily Show 2003 TV Series Himself
Summer Music Mania 2003 2003 TV Special Himself - Performer (as Tyrese)
Half & Half 2003 TV Series Himself
The 17th Annual Soul Train Music Awards 2003 TV Special Himself (as Tyrese)
Star Search 2003 TV Series Himself - Guest Judge
The 30th Annual American Music Awards 2003 TV Special Himself (as Tyrese)
Hip Hop Babylon 2003 TV Movie Himself (as Tyrese)
Miss Universe Pageant 2002 TV Special Himself (as Tyrese)
All That 2002 TV Series Himself - Musical Guest
33rd NAACP Image Awards 2002 TV Special Himself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Entertainment Tonight 2014-2015 TV Series Himself
Chelsea Lately 2013 TV Series Himself
Movie Guide 2013 TV Series Roman Pearce
Big Morning Buzz Live 2013 TV Series Himself
106 & Park Top 10 Live 2007 TV Series Himself - 'One Girl' Video

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2016 Image Award Image Awards Outstanding Music Video Tyrese Gibson: Shame (2015)
2001 Special Mention Locarno International Film Festival Baby 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
2016 Grammy Grammy Awards Best Traditional R&B Performance For the song "Shame."
2016 Grammy Grammy Awards Best R&B Song · Warryn Campbell (songwriter)
· D.J. Rogers Jr. (songwriter)
2016 Image Award Image Awards Outstanding Male Artist
2015 Teen Choice Award Teen Choice Awards Choice Movie: Chemistry Furious Seven (2015) · Vin Diesel
· Paul Walker
· Michelle Rodriguez
· Jordana Brewster
· Dwayne Johnson
· Ludacris
2014 Hollywood Award Acapulco Black Film Festival Best Ensemble Cast Furious 6 (2013) · Jordana Brewster
· Ludacris
· Vin Diesel
· Dwayne Johnson
· Paul Walker
· Luke Evans
· Michelle Rodriguez
· Gina Carano
· Sung Kang
2014 Hollywood Award Acapulco Black Film Festival Best Ensemble Cast Black Nativity (2013) · Jennifer Hudson
· Angela Bassett
· Forest Whitaker
· Jacob Latimore
· Vondie Curtis-Hall
· Grace Gibson
· Luke James
· Nas
· Mary J. Blige
2014 Grammy Grammy Awards Best R&B Album · Ginuwine
· Durrell Babbs
2013 Grammy Grammy Awards Best R&B Album For the album "Open Invitation."
2006 Black Movie Award Black Movie Awards Outstanding Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role Waist Deep (2006)
2004 Grammy Grammy Awards Best R&B Vocal Performance - Male For the song "How You Gonna Act Like That."
2003 Teen Choice Award Teen Choice Awards Choice Crossover Artist (Music/Acting)
2002 Black Reel Black Reel Awards Theatrical - Best Actor Baby Boy (2001)
2002 Black Reel Black Reel Awards Best Song Baby Boy (2001) · Mr. Tan (Performer, Writer)
· Snoop Dogg (Performer, Writer)
· Battlecat (Writer)
2002 Image Award Image Awards Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture Baby Boy (2001)
2002 Image Award Image Awards Outstanding Performance in a Variety Series/Special The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (1992)

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

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


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