Terrence Howard
Terrence Howard
Real Name/Full Name Terrence Dashon Howard
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Terrence Howard
Birth Place: Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 11 March 1969
Age/How Old: 55 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 184 cm
In Feet and Inches – 6′ 0″
Weight: In Kilograms – 82 Kg
In Pounds – 180 lbs
Eye Color: Blue
Hair Color: Black
Parents Name: Father –Tyrone Howard
Mother –Anita Hawkins Williams
Siblings: Tyrone Howard Jr., Antonio Howard. Ariana Williams
School: Not known
College: Pratt institute
Religion: Unknown
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Pisces
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Divorced
Girlfriend: N/A
Wife/Spouse Name: Mira Pak (m. 2013, div. 2015), Michelle Ghent (m. 2010, div. 2013), Lori McCommas (m. 1994, div. 2003)
Kids/Children Name: Aubrey, Heaven, Hunter, Quirin Love and Hero
Profession: Actor, singer
Net Worth: $6 million
Last Updated: May 2024

Terrence Dashon Howard is a well-known American actor, having made his first major role in the film, Dead Presidents and Mr. Holland’s Opus in 1995. His success in acting came between 2004 and 2006. He has taken other prominent roles and won various nominations and awards. He retired from acting in 2020 after the last season in Empire as he said he was tired of pretending. He is also a rapper, singer-songwriter, and record producer.

Well, how well do you know about Terrence Howard? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Terrence Howard’s net worth in 2024, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Terrence Howard to date.

Biography and Early Life

Terrence Howard was born in Chicago, Illinois, on 11 March 1969. He is a son to Tyrone and Anita Howards. He has three siblings, two brothers and one sister. He had a tough upbringing as his father was abusive and endured beatings from him. When he was only two years, he saw his father stub another man and was jailed for eleven months. Upon his release, his parents divorced, and he was raised by his grandmother.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Terrence Howard in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, Terrence Howard’s age is 55 years old as of today’s date 19th May 2024 having been born on 11 March 1969. Though, he is 6′ 0″ in feet and inches and 184 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 180 lbs in Pound and 82kg in Kilograms.


Not much is known concerning his educational background, but he says he enrolled at Pratt Institute to do chemical engineering and applied materials. However, he did not complete his engineering degree but still considers himself an engineer. He still intends to complete the three credits he falls short of.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Howard has been married three times and has five children and two grandchildren. He married his first wife, Lori McCommas, in 1989 and had three children, Aubrey, Heaven, and Hunter. They divorced in 2003 but remarried in 2005. They later divorced and finalized their divorce in 2007. Courtesy of his daughter Aubrey, he has two grandchildren.

He married his second wife, Michelle Ghent, in 2010. His wife filed a divorce in February 2011, which was finalized in 2013. His third wife, Mira Pak, a model and restaurateur, was married in late 2013. Together they have two sons, Qirin Love and Hero. They divorced in 2015 but got engaged again and remarried in 2018.

Is Terrence Howard Gay?

This guy is straight as far as sexual orientation is concerned. He is neither gay nor bisexual. As a matter of fact, he has married four times to three women. He has five children and two grandchildren.

Professional Career

His first role in the entertainment industry was Jackie Jackson in The Jacksons: An American Dream. His biggest breakthrough came in 1995 in Mr. Holland’s Opus. In the following years, he was cast in such television shows as Sparks, The Best Man, and Family Matters.

He was portrayed as a pimp, and aspiring rapper in Hustle $ Flow in 2005. In 2008, Colonel James Rhodes contracted him before any other major actor for the film Iron Man. In Iron Man 2, he was offered a 50 to 80 percent pay cut, though it is unclear whether he turned down the role or the offer was withdrawn.

The same year 2008, he released his debut album, Shine Through it, which he described as urban country. He joined the cast of Law & Order: Los Angeles as Joe Dekker, the Deputy District Attorney. After one season, the series was canceled. In the film Winnie Mandela of 2011, he played Nelson Mandela.

He has been starring in the television series Empire since 2015 as Lucious Lyon. After the final season of Empire, he announced his intentions to retire as he was tired of pretending. Nevertheless, it was announced that he would star in “Beneath,” a British thriller film.


Howard has had a successful career and has won various awards. He was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actor in 2005. In 2006, he was nominated for the Golden Globe Award. He has also won Screen Actors Guild Awards, Satellite Awards, among others. He has won two BET Awards, Two Black Reel Awards, and Four NAACP Image Awards as well.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Terrence Howard in 2024

Terrence Howard Net Worth
Terrence Howard Net Worth

Terrence has made a great fortune from his career as he has accumulated an estimated net worth of $6 million as of 2024. He has made his income from the various roles he played in television shows and films. In the film Iron Man, he was the highest-paid actor. Also, he has made his income from the sale of his various songs.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • He formulated his own language of logic called Terryology to prove that 1*1 equals two. He even had a disagreement concerning this hypothesis, and when he published it on his Twitter account, it was criticized as having logical errors and faulty reasoning.
  • He has been accused of multiple domestic violence incidents to his first two wives.

Howard has become one of the most popular actors in the whole world. Having appeared in quite a number of films and television shows, he has also been the producer of the film Pride. Though he has been charged many times with domestic violence issues, this has not stopped him from becoming popular. Instead, he has gained more fame from his various roles and received various awards.


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