Terrence Howard has faced domestic violence and tax evasion claims.
|Net Worth:||$ 35 Million|
|Source of Wealth:||Actor|
|Born:||March 11, 1969|
|Children:||4 (Heaven, Qirin Love, Hunter, Aubrey)|
|Birth Name:||Terrence Dashon Howard|
|Height:||6 ft 0 in (1.8m5)|
Terrence Howard is a well-known American actor, rapper, singer-songwriter, and record producer. Howard is one of the highest paid actors in the world with a net worth of around $35 million. Alongside his TV films and TV shows he has featured music videos.
Terrence Dashon Howard was born on March 11, 1969 in Chicago, Illinois. He had a rocky childhood, in which he suffered beating from his father and witnessed him stab another man when he was two. When his father was released from prison, his parents divorced.
Howard took up chemical engineering at Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, New York. However, he soon dropped out to pursue his career in acting.
As of January 2020, Howard’s estimated net worth is $35 million. His wealth came from his appearances in various movies and television shows. His ventures as a producer and singer also added to his fortune.
Howard is considered as one of the most famous actors in the world. His fame led to an honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters awarded by the South Carolina State University in 2012.
Howard began appearing in movies at the age of 11 but got his breakthrough at the age of 26. He starred as Louis Russ in Mr. Holland’s, Opus, in 1995. The film focuses on Glenn Holland (Richard Dreyfuss), a frustrated composer who finds fulfillment being a high school music teacher. It paved his way to stardom as he appeared more in various grossing films. After Opus, he received roles in Get Rich or Die Tryin, Ray, and The Brave One to name a few.
Howard starred in some of the highest grossing movies in Hollywood. Big Momma’s House, a 2000 comedy flick about an FBI agent who disguised as a large grandmother to trap Lester Vesco. He starred as Vesco, a brutal bank robber who recently escaped from prison. The film grossed ~$120 million at box office.
In 2013, he appeared as Howard, the Gaines’ neighbor who is pursuing Gloria (Oprah Winfrey) in The Butler. The biographical film focuses on the struggles of Cecil Gaines (Forest Whitaker), a butler at the White House who served eight presidents. It produced a total revenue of ~$116 million.
Howard also lends his voice to James, Tiana’s father, in The Princess and the Frog in 2009. The film earned approximately $104 million.
He was paid around $9 million from these three movies. He also earned ~$2 million for his fighting role in Fighting and a million for his appearance in Winnie.
The 2008 Iron Man movie is one of Howard’s best performing films. It grossed nearly $320 million. He played the role of James “Rhodey” Rodes, a friend of Tony Stark (Robert Downey Jr.) and the liaison between Stark Industries and the US Air Force. The film earned him about $3.5 million.
Howard got married three times. He first married his college sweetheart Lori McCommas in 1994. The pair were blessed with three children, namely Aubrey, Heaven, and Hunter. The pair divorced in 2003 but got reconciled and remarried in 2005. However, they divorced again in 2007. He then married actress Michelle Ghent in 2010 but divorced shortly after in 2013. In July 2014, she sued him for an alleged debt of $325K in unpaid spousal support.
His third marriage was with model Miranda Pak in 2013. The pair had two children: Hero and Qirin. The pair secretly called it quits in 2015; however, the two reignited their romance. In 2018, Howard once again asked Park to marry him.
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