Birth Name: Tyrese Darnell Gibson
Place of Birth: Watts, Los Angeles, California, United States
Date of Birth: December 30, 1978
Tyrese Gibson, also credited as Tyrese and Black-Ty, is an American singer, songwriter, rapper, actor, model, VJ, and screenwriter. He is known for his roles in film series The Fast and the Furious and Transformers. His parents are African-American.
Tyrese is the son of Priscilla and Tyrone Gibson. He is married to Samantha Lee. He has a daughter with his former wife Norma Mitchell; and a daughter with Samantha.
Tyrese’s paternal grandparents were named Willie James Ellis, Jr. (the son of Willie James Ellis, Sr. and Modia Lee Brown) and Beverly Elaine Coleman. Willie, Jr. was born in Clarksdale, Mississippi.