Terrence Howard, whose full name is Terence Dashon Howard, is a prominent American actor, songwriter, and record producer. He has also lent his voice to some songs. Terence played “Dead Presidents” and “Mr. Holland’s Opus”. He was so brilliant in his role in “Hustle and Flow” that he was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actor.
Early life and education
Terence Howard was born on 11 March 1969 in Chicago, Illinois, now he is 52 years old. He spent his early child days in Cleveland, Ohio, United States. His parents were Tyrone Howard and Anita (née Williams) Howard. Both his parents were biracial. He is of African and Anglo descent. Terence was the great-grandson of famous actress Minnie Gentry.
Terence was very upset with his father’s character as a child. He had to spend his early days with his physically abusive father. Terence’s father stabs a man in Santa Line slaying. Terence was only a two-year-old boy at the time. Later, his father was jailed for 11 months. Howard’s parents separated after his father’s release. From that time on, Howard was raised by his great-grandmother. However, he died on 11 May 1993 at the age of 77.
Terence went to Pratt Institute in New York, where he was studying chemical engineering. He continued his studies for three semesters from 1990-1991.
Terence stepped into his acting career in 1992 with the role of Jackie Jackson in the ABC miniseries “The Jacksons: An American Dream”. In the year 1995, he got the biggest film break-in “Mr. Holland’s Opus”. Later, he started appearing in several television shows. The most famous of which was “Sparks”, in which Terrence co-stars James L. Avery Sr. and Miguel A. Nunez Jr.
Howard also starred in the television series “Family Matters”.
In 2005, Terence played a pimp and an aspiring rapper in the film “Hustle and Flow”. In this film, he lent voice to the tracks of all the characters. Their song “It’s Hard Out Here for a Pimp” won the Academy Award for Best Original Song at the seventy-eighth Academy Awards. He landed a role and was credited for his role in the film “Gaurav”.
After receiving so much appreciation, Howard also worked as a producer. In the year 2008, she anchored the PBS series “Independent Lens”.
In 2008, he was signed to play the role of Colonel James Rhodes in “Iron Man”. But in the sequel of Iron Man, he was replaced by Don Cheadle.
In 2008, Terence released his first adult alternative album, “Shine Through It”. In the year 2010, he played the role of Deputy District Attorney Joe Dekker in Law & Order: Los Angeles. In 2011, Terence appeared in the film Winnie Mandela where he played the role of Nelson Mandela.
Later, he began acting in television series. He played in the series “Empire” as Lucius Leone who was a hip-hop mogul. Terence was also cast in the series “Wayward Pines” where he took on the part of Sheriff Arnold Pope.
In 2019, Terence officially decided to retire from his acting career.
family and background
Terence has five siblings who are Tyrone V Howard Jr., Antonio Howard, Terrell Howard, Ariana Mitchell, and Darnell Williams. Nowadays Howard is spending time outside of Philadelphia in Lafayette Hill, Pennsylvania.
Relationship and marital status
Terrence Howard has been married five times. First, Terence walked down the aisle with Lori McComas in 1993. They divorced in 2001, and then they married each other in 2005. Later they separated again. They are parents to three children who are Aubrey and Haven (daughters), and Hunter (son). They have a daughter Aubrey who was born in December 2012 and a son (Adrian) who was born in February 2015.
Terence married Michelle Ghent in 2010. They too had parted ways due to their personal problems. Later, Terence got married in 2013 to his third wife Mira Pak, who was a model and restaurateur. They are parents to two sons Kirin Love born in 2015, and Hero born in 2016. The couple also separated in 2015. But they again married each other in December 2018.
Terence is 6 feet tall (184 cm). He weighed 82 kg (180 lb).
Chest: 44 inches
Waist: 32 inches
Biceps: 14 inches
He has black hair and blue eyes.
Terrence Howard net worth
According to the report, Terrence Howard has a net worth of around $5 million USD.
|Date of birth||11 March 1969|
|birth place||Chicago, Illinois, United States|
|height||6 feet 0 inches|
|family||father: tyrone howard
Mother: Anita Hawkins Williams
Brothers): Tyrone Howard Jr., Antonio Howard,
Sister’s): Ariana Williams
|wife husband||Miranda Pak (m. 2013-2015)|
|Educational Qualifications||bachelor’s degree|
|net worth||USD 5 million (approx)|
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