Bryshere Y. Gray is an actor and a rapper who has a stage name Yazz The Greatest. He gained his fame after featuring a series that was dubbed ‘Empire’. In this series, he appeared as Hakeem Lyon. In the year 2017, he was able to appear as Michael Bivins in the BET miniseries The New Edition Story. Here is a quick summary of Bryshere Y. Gray’s net worth in 2018, career and earnings.
Bryshere Y. Gray Early Life
Bryshere was born in the year 1993 on November 28th. His place of birth was in Little Rock, Arkansas. After a certain period, his family went on to move to Philadelphia in Pennsylvania. This move was necessitated by the divorce of his two parents. Bryshere did attend Overbrook High School. Here, he used to play football. His career was cut short after he got injured. It is at this point that he decided to focus on Music. During this time, he was only sixteen years old. After discovering his talent, he started to be a street performer and this paid as he was able to earn some good amount of money. With this money, he was able to help his mother foot some of the bills. His efforts got noticed by Charlie Mack.
Bryshere Y. Gray Career, Awards & Achievement
From the year 2013, he has been able to perform at various musical events. Most of this events are usually located in Philadelphia. Among the musical shows that he has been able to perform in include Jay-Z’s Made in America Festival, The Root’s Picnic Festival and the Power 99F’s Powerhouse concert. He has worked as opening act for very many rappers. Among these rappers, they include Fabolous and also 2 Chainz.
In the year 2015 that is the time that he was able to kick-start his acting career. He was able to appear in drama series ‘Empire’ as Hakeem. This series also did feature Taraji P. Henson, Terrence Howard and Jussie Smollett. In the same year, together with Smollett, they got signed to Columbia Records as solo artists. In the year 2016, his career in acting continued to rise. He got to feature in another series by the name ‘New Edition’.
This series also had other actors such as Elija Kelley, Luke James, Algee Smith, Keith Powers and Woody McCain. He played the role of Michael Bivins. In the year 2018, together with the beautiful Teyana Taylor, they were able to feature in Honey: Rise and Dance as Tyrell. He has also been able to release various singles. These singles were produced during Empire series shooting.
Awards and Achievements
Despite being very young, he has been able to get nominated for various awards. Among the nomination that he has been able to receive includes BET Awards in the category of Best Actor, NAACP Image Award in the category of Outstanding Supporting Actor in A Drama Series and Outstanding New Artist. In the Teen Choice Awards, he got nominated for Choice TV: Breakout Star, Chemistry: Empire.
Net worth of Bryshere Y. Gray
Bryshere has a net worth of over $3.5 million. This wealth has been generated from both music and film industry. He has been able to perform in various shows. He has also been able to release multiple single tracks. He has also gone on to feature in series like Empire and New Edition. This has contributed to the growth of his net worth.
Bryshere has been rated as among the best rising rappers in the world. Despite not having very many tracks, he is a household name in the United States. It would be amazing the projects that he is going to work on. It would also be interesting to see the artists that he will work with.