Tyrese Darnell Gibson (born December 30, 1978), often known simply as Tyrese, is an American R&B artist and former male fashion model. After releasing several successful albums, he transitioned into a film career, with lead roles in several Hollywood films, including Baby Boy
, 2 Fast 2 Furious
, Four Brothers
, and his latest, Waist Deep
Gibson was born in the Watts Quarter in Los Angeles, California, where he attended Locke High School. His mother, Priscilla, raised him and his three older siblings as a single parent after Gibson's father left in 1983. Gibson's career began when he won a talent show at the age of fourteen. An appearance in a 1997 Coca-Cola advertisement, singing the phrase "Always Coca-Cola", led to wider fame, and at the age of seventeen he modeled for Tommy Hilfiger. Read more about ...