Pusha T

Pusha T in 2019, photo by kathclick/Bigstock.com

Birth Name: Terrence LeVarr Thornton

Place of Birth: The Bronx, New York City, New York, U.S.

Date of Birth: May 13, 1977

Ethnicity: African-American

Pusha T is an American rapper and record executive. He was a member of hip-hop duo Clipse, with his older brother, No Malice (Gene Elliott Thornton, Jr.). He is also known for his frequent collaborations with Kanye West. Pusha is the president of West’s record label, G.O.O.D. Music. He is also known as King Push and Terrar.

Pusha is the son of Mildred Coston and Gene Thornton. His father was born in Tennessee and his mother was born in Virginia. Pusha grew up in Virginia Beach, Virginia. He is married to Virginia Williams​, with whom he has a son.

Pusha’s paternal grandfather was Orange Ernest Gilreath (the son of John Wilburn/Wilborn Gilreath and Carrie Carson). Orange was born in Georgia. Carrie was the daughter of Frank Carson and Henrietta Lewis.

Pusha’s paternal grandmother was Mildred Thornton (the daughter of Matthew Thornton and Georgia Walker). Mildred was born in Tennessee, to parents from Georgia. Matthew was the son of John Thornton and Sallie Smith. Georgia was the daughter of Isaac Walker and Georgeann G. Leath.

Pusha’s maternal grandfather was Jesse Lee Bowe (the son of George Lee Bowe and Dorothy Williams). Jesse was born in Virginia.

Pusha’s maternal grandmother was Jessie Ruth Coston (the daughter of Willie Coston and Rosella Telfair). Jessie was born in Virginia, to parents from North Carolina. Rosella was the daughter of Charlie Telfair and Amy Vines.

Sources: Genealogy of Pusha T’s parents – https://www.familysearch.org

Obituary of Pusha T’s father – https://www.legacy.com

Obituary of Pusha T’s mother – https://www.legacy.com

1 Response

  1. Mr. Postman says:

    “George was the son of George Perryman and Eliza. Ella was the daughter of Mose Turner and Delia House.”

    This part is my error. Please delete.

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