Tyrese, also known as Black Ty and Tyrese Gibson, was born as Tyrese Darnell Gibson in Watts in Los Angeles, California to Priscilla Murray (Durham) Gibson and Tyrone Gibson. Early in childhood Tyrese's father left the family, and the rapper and his three siblings were raised by his mother from this point on. Gibson's first step to stardom was a commercial for Coca Cola in 1994. The Grammy nominated singer has also worked as a fashion model, he was a VJ for MTV, he was a television producer, and he is also an author.
In addition to all of his other accomplishments Tyrese attended Florida A&M University. Many people may recognize Tyrese Gibson as Jody Summers in the movie Baby Boy, and as The Fast and the Furious's Roman Pearce. Tyrese quotes, and quotes from his book including some quotes on love, can be found below.