Terrence Howard Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 26 Feb, 2019
Facts of Terrence Howard
Date of Birth: 1969 , March-10
Age: 50 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 6 Feet
Name Terrence Howard
Birth Name Terrence Dashon Howard
Father Tyrone Howard
Mother Anita Hawkins Williams
Nationality Ameriacn
Birth Place/City Chicago, Illinois
Ethnicity Black
Profession Actor
Net Worth $ 30 Million
Eye Color Hazel
Hair Color Black
Weight in KG 78 kg
Married Yes
Married to Miranda Pak (m. 2013),Michelle Ghent
Children Aubrey Howard, Heaven Howard, Hunter Howard, Qirin Love Howard
Divorce Miranda Pak (m. 2015)
Education South Carolina State University
Awards 2004 Vancouver Film Critics Circle Award for Best Supporting Actor
Movies Iron Man 2008
TV Show Empire
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Terrence Howard is an American actor, and singer popular for his role in the 1995 movie "Dead Presidents" and "Mr. Holland's Opus." Further, he gained a huge recognition after he received an Academy Award nomination for Best Actor for his role in "Hustle & Flow."

Early Life, Parents, Bio, And EducationTerrence Howard

Terrence Howard was born Terrence Dashon Howard on March 11, 1969. He was born in Chicago, Illinois, United States and he was raised in Cleveland, Ohio. He was born to mother Anita Jeanine Williams and father Tyrone Howard. During his early life, he also faced racism. His ethnicity is Afro American. His nationality is American. Information regarding Howard’s sibling is not updated.

In the early stage if his life he wanted to be a science teacher although he had a low GPA in high school. He did not complete his education. And later he joined on an audition for The Cosby Show.

Terrence Howard's Career

He made his acting debut from the movie named The Jacksons: An American Dream in the role of The Jacksons: An American Dream which was released in 1992. In 1993, he made his appearance in Who's the Man? In 1995, he was featured in the movies LottoLand, Dead Presidents and Mr. Holland's Opus.

In 1998, he made his appearance as the lead role in the character of Dexter Banks in 1998 action film Butter. He also was featured in the movie The Best Man which was released in 1999 and from the movie for his role he was nominated for many awards.

The other famous movies where he made his presence are Love Chronicles (2003), Crash (2004), Hustle & Flow (2005), Pride (2007), The Ledge (2011), The Company You Keep (2012), Dead Man Down (2013), The Best Man Holiday (2013) and St. Vincent (2014).

Howard played the role of a pimp DJay in the 2005 movie "Hustle & Flow" where he shared the screen with Taraji P., Taryn Manning, Anthony Anderson, and the likes. His performance in the movie earned him an Oscar nomination for the best male actor which he lost to Philip Seymour Hoffman.

He has also been featured in many successful television series and shows, he made debut in television in 1994 American sitcom Family Matters. From his debut he has also been featured in New York Undercover, Law & Order: LA, Hawaii Five-0, and Wayward Pines. He is currently been featured in American musical drama television series Empire since 2015. 

Terrence Howard's Net Worth

Terrence Howard has earned a good sum of money from his career. As of 2019, Howard's net worth is estimated to be around $30 million.

Terrence Howard's Personal Life, Marriage And Children

Terrence Howard is married four times. He married his first wife Lori McCommas in 1989. He was in a relationship with her for over a decade and they got divorced in 2003. Two years after their divorce, they remarried in 2005 and later divorced again in 2007. He also dated Dayanara Torres whom he started dating in 2005. He dated her for about two years until 2006.

He started his relationship with his girlfriend Rachel Smith in 2007. There were also rumors about him dating the famous model Naomi Campbell. From 2007 to 2008, he was in relation with Leasi Andrews. Howard also dated Columbian actress and model Zulay Henao from 2008 to 2010.

Howard was married for the second time to Michelle Ghent. They were married from 2010 to 2013 for about three years. He divorced from her in 2013. He was married for the third time with his spouse Mira Pak in 2013. And after a continuous misunderstanding, they recently got divorced in 2015. He has four children, Aubrey Howard, Qirin Love Howard, Heaven Howard, and Hunter Howard.

Terrence Howard's Height And Weight

  • Height: Terrence Howard stands at a height of 6 ft (183 cm)
  • Weight: He has maintained a good body weight of 85 kg (188 lbs)

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