Terrence Howard is among the most talented and popular African-American actors from the Hollywood film industry.
Apart from being a talented actor on the big and small screen industries in America, Terrence Howard is also an accomplished singer as well.
Terrence Howard initially began a career as an actor in the American television industry and gradually entered the mainstream Hollywood industry with a major movie role in 1995.
Today, Terrence Howard is remembered for numerous memorable role in several top-grossing and box office super hit Hollywood movies which have earned Terrence Howard several prestigious awards and also gave him numerous award nominations as well.
About Terrence Howard
|Real Name||Terrence Dashon Howard|
|Date of Birth||11th March 1969|
|Place of Birth||Chicago (Illinois)|
|Education||Graduated from High School|
(183 cm) approximately
|Eye Color||Light Brown|
Family & Relationships
|Mother||Anita Hawkins Howard|
|Net Worth||INR 212,00,00,000
(USD 30 Million)
|Famous for||MOVIES -
The Jacksons: An American Dream (1992), Who's the Man? (1993), Dead Presidents (1995), Sunset Park (1996), Double Tap (1997), Spark (1998), The Best Man (1999), Big Momma's House, Muhammad Ali: King of the World (2000), Angle Eyes, Glitter (2001), Hart's War (2002), Biker Boyz, Crash, Ray (2004), Hustle & Flow, Animal, Get Rich or Die Tryin' (2005), Idlewild (2006), Pride, The Hunting Party, The Brave One, Awake, The Perfect Holiday (2007), Iron Man (2008), Fighting (2009), The Ledge (2011), Red Tails (2012), Dead Man Down, The Butler, House of Bodies (2013), Sabotage, Lullaby (2014), Term Life (2016)
The O J Simpson Story (1995), New York Undercover (1995), Sparks (1996-1998), , NYPD Blue (1998-1999), Soul Food (2002-2003), Street Time (2003), Law & Order: L. A. (2010-2011), Empire (2015-present), Wayward Pines (2015-2016)
|First Movie||The Jacksons: An American Dream (1992)|
|Hobbies||Loves to sing and travel|
Terrence Howard is a truly talented actor who has appeared in several iconic roles in not only the Hollywood movies but also in various popular American TV series and television movies till date. Terrence Howard has won several renowned acting awards and has receive numerous award nominations in his over 20 years career as an actor.
Terrence Howard’s age is around 52, as Terrence Howard was born on the 11th of March, 1969 in Chicago, Illinois. Terrence Howard’s height is around 6 ft (183 cm) while Terrence Howard’s weight is around 80 kg (175 lbs). In his spare time, Terrence Howard loves to read books and lists singing and traveling as part of his hobbies too.
Terrence Howard’s father was Tyrone Howard, while Terrence Howard’s mother was Anita Hawkins Howard. Although Terrence Howard had around 10 siblings, there is not much information available about them. The list of Terrence Howard’s ex-girlfriends include popular Puerto Rican actress, singer, beauty pageant winner, model and writer Dayanara Torres, then former model and American actress Gabrielle Union, followed by award-winning Hollywood actress Hally Berry, then Lori Howard and supermodel Naomi Campbell, followed by American stage and TV actress Robin Simone, then Colombian movie and TV artist Zulay Henao. Terrence Howard has been married 4 times to 3 women. Terrence Howard’s ex-wives include Lori McCommas, whom he married first from 1993 to initially divorcing her in 2003 and later remarried her in February of 2005 to divorce her again in 2008, followed by Michelle Ghent, whom he was married to from January of 2010 to their divorce in 2013, before marrying Mira Pak Howard in December of 2013 till their divorce in July of 2015. However, Terrence Howard’s girlfriend currently is his former wife Mira Pak, an actress on the small screen. Terrence Howard has five children from his various partners, which include sons Hunter Howard, Heavenly Howard and Hero Howard and daughters Aubrey Howard and Qirin Love Howard.
Thanks to his successful career as an actor in the Hollywood movie industry and the American TV industry, Terrence Howard’s net worth is currently estimated around INR 212 crores (USD 30 Million).
As for the critical recognition for his talent, Terrence Howard has received several prestigious awards and has earned numerous award nominations in his career as well.
The list of Terrence Howard’s award-wins began when Terrence Howard won the NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture for his impressive role in ‘The Best Man’ (2009) besides earning 3 award nominations for the movie as well.
Terrence Howard later won the Black Reel Award for Best Supporting Actor and the Black Reel Award for Best Ensemble Cast, won the Florida Film Critics Circle’s 2004 Pauline Kael Breakout Award, won another NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture, won the National Board of Review’s Award for Breakthrough Performance by an Actor, won the Screen Actor Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture and won the Vancouver Film Critics Circle Award for Best Supporting Actor for his incredible performance in ‘Crash’ (2004) for which he also earned around 5 award nominations as well.
Terrence Howard also won the Austin Film Critics Association Award for Breakthrough Artist, the Black Entertainment Television (BET) Award for Best Actor, the Black Movie Award for Outstanding Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role, the Black Reel Award for Best Actor, the Broadcast Film Critics Association Award for Best Song, the Satellite Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy and won the Washington D. C. Area Film Critics Association Award for Best Breakthrough Performance for his excellent acting in ‘Hustle & Flow’ (2005), apart from having had around 11 award nominations to his credit for the same movie as well.
Terrence Howard has also won the Black Reel Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role in the super hit TV movie ‘Boycott’ (2001) besides having earned 1 award nomination, and also won the NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actor in a Television Movie, Mini-Series or Dramatic Special for his role in the popular TV movie ‘Lackawanna Blues’ (2005) and earned 1 award nomination for it also.
For his impressive performance on the small screen, Terrence Howard won the BET Award for Best Actor for his role in the super hit TV series ‘Empire’ (2015-present), which also earned him around 5 award nominations too.
Besides winning these prestigious 18 awards, Terrence Howard has also earned 2 award nominations as well.
Interesting Facts About Terrence Howard
- Terrence Howard quit smoking and does not drink alcohol now as well.
- Terrence Howard had a troubled childhood with a physically abusive father whom he witnessed stab a man in self-defense when Terrence Howard was around only 3 years of age.
- Terrence Howard’s great-grandmother, Minnie Gentry, was also a popular actress from New York.
- Terrence Howard was enrolled in the Pratt Institute to pursue a graduate degree in chemical engineering however he soon dropped out of college to pursue his passion for acting in the Hollywood movie industry.
- Terrence Howard was charged with assault and spent a single night in jail when he allegedly grabbed a flight attendants wrist and pushed her aside when she requested him to be seated as the seat belt sign was on. However, Terrence Howard defended that he was only trying to take his daughter to the airplane’s bathroom.