Trai began his love affairs with his Empire co star, Grace Gealey. Grace Gealey is also an American actress. After being in love with her for few months, they got engaged on 28th of July 2015 and it was made official on 7th of October 2015. They are not married yet.
Tria completed his Bachelor of Arts degree from University of Kansas in communications. As he was keen in acting since his childhood days, he joined American Musical and Dramatic Academy and as well the Yale School of Drama. He has been active in acting since 2009. He made his acting debut in Caesar and Otto's Summer Camp Massacre. He got his rise in fame after he began starring the role of Andre Lyon on the Fox series, Empire. The actual figure about his salary is unknown but his net worth is expected to be around $1.5 Million.