Terrence Howard is a well-known American actor whose first major role came in the film ‘Dead Presidents’ in 1995. He is also a singer and released his debut album entitled ‘Shine Through It’ in September 2008. Howard has won many awards and nominations and has also appeared in many music videos. He has appeared in numerous TV shows and TV films. Keep reading to know more about Terrence Howard’s net worth in 2018.
Terrence Howard Early Life
Terrence Dashon Howard was born to Anita Howard and Tyrone Howard on March 11, 1969, in Chicago, Illinois. He grew up in Cleveland, Ohio.
Howard had a rocky childhood and he got separated from his parents when he was 16. He went to Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, New York to study chemical engineering but dropped out for a career in acting.
Terrence Howard got married to Lori McCommas in 1994, who was his college sweetheart. They have three children named Aubrey, Heaven, and Hunter. They divorced in 2003, but again remarried in 2005. They divorced again in 2007. From 2010 to 2013, he was married to Michelle Ghent. In late 2013, Howard got married to his third wife Mira Pak. The couple has two sons named Qirin Love and Hero.
Howard also has got two grandchildren.
Terrence Howard Career, Awards & Achievement
In 1992, Terrence Howard appeared in the miniseries ‘The Jacksons: An American Dream’. In 1995, he was seen in the films ‘Mr. Holland’s Opus’ and ‘Dead Presidents’. He then went on to appear in the films ‘The Best Man’, ‘Big Momma’s House’, ‘Crash’, ‘Ray’, ‘The Salon’, ‘Hustle & Flow’, ‘Four Brothers’, ‘Animal’, ‘Pride’, ‘August Rush’, ‘Iron Man’, ‘Dead Man Down’, ‘Prisoners’, ‘St. Vincent’, and ‘Term Life’.
In 2009, he voiced as James in the animated film ‘The Princess and the Frog’. Howard has also appeared in many made-for-television films including ‘King of the World’, ‘Boycott’, ‘Their Eyes Were Watching God’, and ‘Lackawanna Blues’.
He has guest appeared in many television shows like ‘Picket Fences’, ‘NYPD Blue’, ‘Soul Food’, and ‘Law & Order: SVU’. He has also successfully appeared in ‘Living Single’, ‘Sparks’, ‘Law & Order: LA’, ‘Street Time’, and ‘Wayward Pines’.
Terrence Howard has appeared in the music videos for Madonna, Mary J. Blige, and Ashanti. He has also appeared in a video game in 2008. His album ‘Shine Through It’ was released in 2008.
He is currently appearing in the TV series ‘Empire’ on Fox since 2015.
Awards & Achievements
In 2005, Terrence Howard was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actor. He was also nominated for the Golden Globe Award in 2006. He has won two Black Reel Awards, two BET Awards, and four NAACP Image Awards. Other awards won by Howard include Screen Actors Guild Awards, Satellite Award, Palm Springs International Film Festival Award, Online Films & Television Award, and Hollywood Film Awards.
Net Worth of Terrence Howard
Terrence Howard has an estimated net worth of more than $35 million. This fortune comes by appearing in various films and television shows in his career. In 2008, he was the highest-paid member of the cast of the film ‘Iron Man’.
Terrence Howard is considered one of the most popular actors in the world. He has appeared in many films and TV shows and was the host of ‘Independent Lens’ on PBS. Howard has also served as a producer of films including ‘Pride’. His popularity has made him awarded an honorary “Doctorate of Humane Letters” from the South Carolina State University in 2012. Despite being a popular actor, Terrence Howard has been charged many times on domestic violence issues.