Tyrese Gibson net worth

Tyrese Gibson’s net worth as of 2020 is roughly $12 million. The income leading to his wealth is divided between his rapping and acting.

The money he has made from acting is thanks to appearing in one or two movies every single year since the year 2000.

Net Worth: $12 Million (USD)
Source of Wealth: Professional Rapper, Singer, Songwriter, Actor, Model, VJ, Screenwriter
Full Name: Tyrese Darnell Gibson
Also known as: Black Ty, Tyrese
Date of Birth: December 30, 1978
Age: 40
Country of Origin: United States of America
Gender: Male
Height: 5’11”
Years Active: 1994 to present
Recent Update: 2020


Source of Wealth

Tyrese Gibson’s source of wealth is from his both his rapping and acting career with some income coming from the books he has written.

He has definitely made a lot of money over the years from his many different career paths, especially as a Professional Rapper, Singer, Songwriter, Actor Model, VJ, Screenwriter.

Talking about his acting career in particular, he has appeared in at least one or two movies every single year since the year 2000.

For example, he has reoccurring roles as Roman Pearce in the Fast and the Furious series appearing in 2 Fast 2 Furious (2003), Fast Five (2011), Fast and Furious 6 (2013), Furious 7 (2015) and Fate of the Furious (2017).

He is also slated to reprise his role once again is for Fast and Furious 9 which is slated to hit theaters in 2020.


Early Life

Tyrese Darnell Gibson was born on December 30, 1978 in Watts, (Southern Los Angeles) California.

His mother is Priscilla Murray-Gibson and his father is Tyrone Gibson. He also has a brother Tyrone and two sisters, Selendra and Shonta.

Tyrese and his siblings were mainly raised by their mother because his father left the family sometime in 1983.

The Gibson’s grew up exceptionally poor and always needed money. Tyrese once said that some days he went to school simply so he could eat.

He did graduate from high school and even enrolled in Florida A&M University.


Career Highlights

Although Gibson’s music and acting career were both launched almost at the same time, so for the purposes of better understanding his contributions in each field, we are separating the two in this article.

Music Career

At the age of 14, Tyrese, encouraged by one of his high school teachers appeared in a Coco Cola commercials in which he sang the phrase “Always Coco Cola”.

Simply appearing in this commercial and singing these few simple words helped to launch his music (and acting) career.


Tyrese signed with RCA Records and released his first single “Nobody Else.” This single made it to the top 36 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart.

That very same year Gibson’s first Album “Tyrese” was released. He was just 19 years at the time but was lucky to be one of the kids making money at that young age.

The album managed to debut at number 17 on the Billboard charts.

The third single from the album entitled “Sweet Lady” earned Tyrese a Grammy nomination.

Late that same year he became a host on MTV Jam.

During this time Gibson was also featured with Ginuwine, RL, and Case were featured on the single “The Best Man I Can Be” from the sound track of The Best Man.

2001: Gibson released his second album “2000 Watts” was released. The album would later be certified gold and the single from that album “Just A Baby Boy” with Snoop Dogg and Mr. Tan was featured on the Sound track of the movie Baby Boy.

2002: RCA Records disbanded and Gibson then signed with J Records. He released his third album entitled “I Wanna Go There.”

2006: Tyrese released his first double disc album and his 4th overall album. On one of the discs he took the stage name Black Ty and debuted his rapping talents.

2007: TGT was founded (stands for the first initials of Tyrese, Ginuwine, and Tank).

2011: Tyrese founded his own record label Votron Records and signed himself and his label to EMI. He released the single “Stay” with Taraji P. Henson and another single “Too Easy” featuring Ludacris.

He also released his 5th album “Open Invitation” which earned him his 3rd grammy nomination (in 2013).

2013: TGT’s collaborative album “Three Kings” was released.

2015: Gibson released his album “Black Rose”. This album debuted at number 1 on the Billboard 200.

2019: Gibson’s newest album “Identity Theft” a rap album under the stage name Black Ty is due to be released this year.

Acting Career

Tyrese Gibson’s acting career started with the Coco Cola commercial when he was 14.

1998-1999: Tyrese had a couple of minor parts on television, helping to launch his acting career.

2000: Tyrese played in the television film Love Song as Skip/Mad Rage.

2001: Gibson had a small part in the movie Baby Boy.

2003: Gibson took on the Role as Roman Pearce in 2 fast and 2 Furious.

2004: He played AJ in Flight of the Phoenix.

2005: For the first time Tyrese played in two different movies in a single year playing in Four Brothers and Annapolis.

2006: Tyrese had his first starring role playing Otis/O2 in Waist Deep.

Since the year 2000 Gibson has appeared in one or two movies each year.

He has reoccurring roles as Roman Pearce in the Fast and the Furious series appearing in 2 Fast 2 Furious (2003), Fast Five (2011), Fast and Furious 6 (2013), Furious 7 (2015) and Fate of the Furious (2017).

He is also slated to reprise his role once again is for Fast and Furious 9 which is slated to hit theaters in 2020.

Gibson also has had reoccurring roles as Sergeant Epps in the Transformer Film series appearing in Transformers, Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen (2009), Transformers: Dark of the Moon (2011).

He also has had roles in several television shows including Hanging With Mr. Cooper (1996), The Parent ‘Hood (1998) and American Dad (2016).

Writing Career

While Tryese Gibson hasn’t claimed a career in writing his does have some books to his credit. He was the co-creator of a 3 issue comic book titled “Tyrese Gibson’s Mayhem.”

He then wrote and released the book “How to Get Out of Your Own Way” and co-authored the book “Manology: Secrets of Your Man’s Mind” with Reverend Run.

Both even got big by hitting the New York Times best seller lists. That’s super impressive for both his books, since he doesn’t even consider himself a writer.

Related: How Writers Make Money Writing Online.


Personal Life

Tyrese Gibson has had an active dating life having dated Jill Marie Jones from 1990 until 1994.

In 2007 he married Norma Mitchell but the two of divorced in 2009. They have one daughter Shayla.

In 2017 Tyrese married his second wife Samantha Lee in 2017 and the couple are still married. They have a daughter Soroya Lee.

In the past Gibson had also dated Keshia Knight Pulliam, Melyssa Ford, Cameron Diaz and others.

Gibson is also dedicated to providing support for non-profits. In 2014 he hosted a benefit concert for Our girls of Nigeria for UNICEF. He has also worked with WE.

In 2017 Tyrese first wife accused him of child abuse, claiming he abused the couple’s daughter Shayla. She was able to get a temporary restraining order against her former husband preventing him from spending time with their daughter.

The case was later dismissed and Gibson ended up being granted joint custody of 10 year old Shayla.

Other Celebrities Net Worth that might interest you: