Terrence J
Terrence J
Real Name/Full Name Terrence Jenkins
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Terrence J
Birth Place: Queens, New York, United States
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 21 April 1982
Age/How Old: 42 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimeters – 177 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 8″
Weight: In Kilograms – 75 Kg
In Pounds – 165.35 lbs
Eye Color: Brown eyes
Hair Color: Medium Brown
Parents Name: Father –N/A
Mother –Lisa Gonzalez
Siblings: N/A
School: North Nash High School
College: North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University
Religion: Christian
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Taurus
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Single
Girlfriend: Ex: Valeisha Butterfield, Khloe Kardashian, Brandy Norwood, Selita Ebanks, Nicole Issacs, and Jasmine Sanders
Wife/Spouse Name: N/A
Kids/Children Name: N/A
Profession: Actor, Model, Singer, VJ, Rapper, TV personality
Net Worth: $5 Million
Last Updated: June 2024

Terrence Jerkins, being an American Actor, Model, and entertainment reporter, also acted in the movie ‘Think like a man,’ which successfully broke the records and crossed $96 Million worldwide. From 2006 to 2012, he became famous for hosting BET’s outstanding music video countdown show 106 & park. His active years in the industry are from 2005 to the present.

Well, how well do you know about Terrence J? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Terrence J’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 J to date.

Biography and Early Life

Jenkins’s early life was mostly spent in Raleigh and Rocky Mount, but he was born in Queens, New York, on 21 April 1982 to Lisa Gonzalez. He never spoke about his father publicly. He has also written a book that he dedicated to his mother. The book is called ‘The Wealth of My Mother’s Wisdom: The Lessons That Made My Life Rich,’ which emphasizes the wisdom taught by his mother during his childhood.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Terrence J in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, Terrence J’s age is 42 years old as of today’s date 17th June 2024 having been born on 21 April 1982. Though, he is 5′ 8″ in feet and inches and 177 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 165.35 lbs in Pound and 75kg in Kilograms.


Terrence J did his schooling at Northern Nash High School, which is situated in Rocky Mount. During his schooling, he served at WRSV soul 92.1 as a DJ. After high school, Terrance lived in Greensboro to complete his graduation from North Carolina A&T State University. While he was doing his Mass Communication studies, he worked as Student Government Association President.

He also did a part-time job as a DJ for North Carolina A&T’s radio station WNAA for a few years. After completion of his graduation, he worked at Daytona Beach, Florida, in the diversity office of Nascar. In Greensboro, local Radio Station 102 Jamz as DJ. Terrence J was the founder of the Psi chapter, which began at the North Carolina AT&T State University in the year 2004. He was also a member of the Omega Psi Phi fraternity while in college.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

Terrence has a record of dating over six girlfriends till now. He dated Valeisha Butterfield, Khloe Kardashian, Brandy Norwood, Selita Ebanks, Nicole Issacs, and Jasmine Sanders. He also adopted a couple of dogs when in relation with Jasmine Sanders and shared their affectionate captions on Instagram about each other. But he is currently single right now. He had personal reasons to broke up with his ex-girlfriends, and sometimes the couple is busy in their hectic schedule and can’t make time for each other.

Is Terrence Jenkins Gay?

No, Jenkins is not Gay. He had six past relationships, including one of the Kardashian sisters, and according to other sources, he is straight.

Professional Career

In 2007, Terrence J started his career in Stomp the Yard, Stomp the yard: homecoming. He also played a small part in The Game and The Heart specialist. He was a member in the fourth season of the show with Marla Gibbs. Terrence J also starred in a film called Think Like a Man, which was produced by Sony Pictures. The story was based on Steve Harvey’s best-seller novel.

Terrence Jenkin worked as a co-anchor with Giuliana Rancic for the international news program E! News. This show went viral for delivering the updated news on everything related to entertainment. He also hosted BET’s 106 and Park Weekend Countdown. This is, in fact, the longest-running music countdown show in the history of the industry.

Later in September 2013, he starred in Screen Gems Feature Battle of Year: The Dream Continues. Jenkins also started an entertainment group, and he is the co-founder of the group. This group specializes in formulating marketing plans, hosting, and consulting.

In 2016, Terrence also served as host for Miss USA coronation night.


  1. In 2014, Acapulco Black Film Festival Terrence was nominated for Best Ensemble Cast Hollywood Award.
  2. In the 2014 Daytime Emmy Awards, Terrence was nominated for Outstanding Entertainment News Program.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Terrence Jenkins in June 2024

Terrence J Net Worth
Terrence J Net Worth

He has multiple sources of income from Hosting, Acting, Singing, and other business. He earned a fair amount of $5 Million as of 2024. He has earned most of his fortune by hosting in the BET’s music video countdown show which ran until 2012.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • He is a philanthropist, mentoring for Steve Harvey’s Disney Dreamers Academy.
  • He is a spokesperson for Ronald McDonald’s House Charities Future Achievers Scholarship Campaign.
  • He is also a great supporter and helper of the Boys and Girls Club of Newark, New Jersey.
  • He is very secretive about his father and never spoke about any of his details in an interview.

Terrence Jenkins is a successful actor, host, singer and rapper. He is a multi-talented person. He was also a philanthropist. He respects his mother and was the author of a book based on his mother’s experiences which is known as The Wealth of Mother’s Wisdom. The book turned out to be a bestseller.


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