Terrence Dashon Howard is a popular rapper, songwriter, and singer. He had major roles in films like Mr. Holland’s Opus and Dead Presidents. He started his career in 1992 and now his age is fifty-one. The actor also got an academy award for his role in a film. As a singer, he released his first album called Shine Through It that got released in 2018. Then in 2019, he shared that he is going to retire from acting as he got tired of it. Find all the details about Terence Howard’s biography here.
Howard’s birthplace is Chicago, Illinois and his date of birth is March 11, 1969. The names of his parents are Tyrone and Anita. He grew up in Cleveland, Ohio where he experienced a difficult childhood. His father was abusive so he bet him and also stabbed another man. Then his father got convicted because of his crimes and he got put in jail for seven months. After that, his father and mother divorced. Then he lived with his great-grandmother.
Howard first started his career in the industry when he acted as Jackie Jackson in the ABC series The Jacksons: An American Dream. Then he got a major role in Mr. Holland’s Opus. He played characters on television as well as in films. In the 1990 series called Sparks, he acted as Grey Sparks. He performed in many music videos as well such as in Ashanti. In the 2005 film Hustle and Flow, he did all the tracks because in the film he played the character of a rapper.
One of the tracks in the film titled “It’s Hard Out Here for a Pimp” got him Academy Award for the category of Best Original Song. Some of the other films he acted are Ironman, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, Law & Order: Los Angeles, Winnie Mandela, and lots more.
The actor first got married to Lori McCommas in the year 1989. He divorced her and remarried her again. But then they divorced again and went their separate lives. He had three kids with her. His second wife was Michelle Ghen however she divorced him due to his abusive nature. She also filed a case against him in court. His third wife is Mira Pak with whom he has two kids. They divorced in 2015 however now they are going to get engaged to remarry again.
The net worth of Terrence Howard
The net worth estimate of the actor ad rapper is $35 million. He got named as one of the highest-paid actors in the world. He was part of films, TV shows, and Music videos and because of that, he is rich. In the Iron man movie, he played as Colonel Rhodes for which he got paid lots of money. Although he got retired from acting he is still rich as his net worth is still intact.
Interesting facts about Terrence Howard
- His great grandmother named Tyrone and Anita was a popular American actress.
- Terrence Dashon comes from African and Anglo ancestry.
- He shared that he opts for characters that teach him about himself.
- Terrence married four times.
- He has five kids and two grandkids.
- Dashon got caught in many controversies because of his violent nature.
Terrence Howard is a well-known actor and singer. He is a rapper who showcased his talents in a film about an aspiring rapper.