Terrence Howard Biography

Published On Dec 26, 2015
Facts of Terrence Howard
Date of Birth: 1969 , March-11
Birth Nation: United States
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 has been married for four different times in his life and all of his married life has also been dissolved. In 1989, he got married for the first time in his life with Lori McCommas. As a loving spouse, they welcomed three children together. However, they got divorced in 2003 and finally remarried in February 2005. But again in 2008 they decided to be away and they dissolved their married for the second time.

On 20th of January 2010, Terrence got married to Michelle Ghent. Michelle is a commercial production employee. She became the victim of his violent acts and she decided to dissolve her married life and filed against him in 2011 and finally divorced their married life in 2013.

On 3rd of December 2013, he got married to Miranda Howard. Miranda Howard is a model and restaurateur. They welcomed their first child a son, Qirin Love.

Though Terrence was not that good in his studies, he wished to be a science teacher but at the age of 18 he was pursued by acting and then he moved to New York City with an aim to begin his acting career. Instead of continuing his education, he entered into the entertainment industry and made his acting debut in 1992 by portraying the role of Jackie Jackson in the movie, The Jacksons: An American Dream. He is mainly known in the movies like Winnie, Ray, Lackawanna Blues, Crash and many more.

Besides acting Terrence is also an avid singer. In 2005, he sang on the several tracks of the movie, Hustle & Flow. He signed a contract with Columbia/SME Records and finally released his debut album, Shine Through It in 2008. His net worth is $30 million.

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Born in Chicago, Illinois

March 11 , 1969

Born on the laps of Anita Jeanine Williams and Tyrone Howard, Terrence was born as Terrence Dashon Howard in Chicago, Illinois, United States of America. He is an American. He was the victim of racism when he was child.

His father was imprisoned for manslaughter

1971

Terrence Howard was born to Anita Jeanine Williams and Tyrone Howard. His mother Anita Jeanine Williams was an actress and his father Tyrone Howard was a normal man. But in 1971, his father was imprisoned for manslaughter. His father was accused of stabbing another man to death.

Moved to New York City

1987

Though Terrence was not that good in his studies, he wished to be a science teacher but at the age of 18 he was pursued by acting and then he moved to New York City with an aim to begin his acting career.

Made his acting debut

1992

Instead of continuing his education, he entered into the entertainment industry and made his acting debut in 1992 by portraying the role of Jackie Jackson in the movie, The Jacksons: An American Dream. In 1993, he appeared in another movie, Who's the Man?

Appeared in Mr Holland's Opus

1995

He kissed pinnacle of his success within few years of his acting career. In 1995, he appeared in three different movie and they were LottoLand, Dead Presidents and Mr. Holland's Opus. He gained popularity for his role in Mr. Holland's Opus.

Married to Lori McCommas

1989

Terrence has been married for four different times in his life and all of his married life has also been dissolved. In 1989, he got married for the first time in his life with Lori McCommas. It is also said that he dated her for few years before getting married in 1989.

Divorced with Lori McCommas

2008

After being married with Lori McCommas, he became father of three children with her. However, they got divorced in 2003 and finally remarried in February 2005. But again in 2008 they decided to be away and they dissolved their married for the second time.

Married to Michelle Ghent

January 20 , 2010

After dissolving his married life with his first wife for the second time in 2008, he remained single for the next two years and then he was seen with Michelle Ghent. On 20th of January 2010, Terrence got married to Michelle Ghent. 

Divorced with Michelle Ghent

2013

His second wife, Michelle is a commercial production employee. She became the victim of his violent acts and she decided to dissolve her married life and filed against him in 2011 and finally divorced their married life in 2013.

Married to Miranda Howard

December 3 , 2013

His second wife, Michelle accused him of physical abusive towards her in 2011. Few months later he began dating Miranda Howard.  Miranda Howard is a model and restaurateur. On 3rd of December 2013, he got married to Miranda Howard. 

Fourth child, Qirin Love Howard

2015

With his first wife, Lori McCommas he became parents of three children with her. And after getting married with Miranda Howard, he became father for the fourth time in his life. In May 2015, Miranda gave birth to their first child together.

Released his first album, Shine Through It

September 2 , 2008

Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards winner, Terrence Howard is also an avid singer. In 2005, he sang on the several tracks of the movie, Hustle & Flow. He signed a contract with Columbia/SME Records and finally released his debut album, Shine Through It in 2008.

Won Acapulco Black Film Festival

2014

In 2014, he got nominated in Acapulco Black Film Festival from three different categories. That year he was nominated in this award for Best Ensemble Cast, Best Supporting Actor and Best Ensemble Cast. He won this award from his later two nominations.

Won African-American Film Critics Association

2005

In 2005, he was honored with African-American Film Critics Association and Awards Circuit Community Awards. He won African-American Film Critics Association for Best Actor and he was honored with Awards Circuit Community Awards for Best Cast Ensemble.

Won Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards

2006

He has been honored with Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards twice. In 2006, he was nominated in Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards from four categories and he won this award for Best Acting Ensemble and Best Song.