Common Biography

    Common is best known as Actor, Producer, Rapper who has an estimated Net Worth of $45 Million. Born Lonnie Lynn, he is a popular hip-hop artist who first rose to prominence in the 1990s with the release of his debut album Can I Borrow A Dollar? He also became an actor with roles in the AMC western television series Hell on Wheels and in such movies as Smokin' Aces, American Gangster, Terminator Salvation and Suicide Squad. He was born on March 13,1972, South Side, IL. He first took the stage name Common Sense when starting to perform in public. In 2003, he won a Grammy Award for Best R&B Song for “Love of My Life (An Ode to Hip-Hop).”  He was a business administration major at Florida A&M University, where he was on scholarship.  In 2015, he won an Academy Award for Best Original Song for his composition “Glory” with John Legend for the film Selma.  In 2017, he began dating Angela Rye; but they later broke up in March 2018. He previously dated singer Erykah Badu, actress Taraji P. Henson, and tennis player Serena Williams. He began dating comedian Tiffany Haddish in 2020. He has a daughter named Omoye.  His zodiac sign is Pisces

    Common Bio, Wiki

    First NameCommon
    Full Name at BirthLonnie Corant Jaman Shuka Rashid Lynn, Jr.
    Alternative NameComm, The Red, Common Sense, Lonnie Corant Jaman Shuka Rashid Lynn Jr., Lonnie Corant Jaman Shuka Rashid Lynn, Lonnie Rashid Lynn Jr., Lonnie Rashid Lynn, Common
    Age48 years
    Birthday13th March, 1972
    BirthplaceChicago, Illinois, USA
    Height6' 0½” (184 cm)
    Eye ColorBrown – Dark
    Hair ColorBald
    Distinctive FeatureHe has freckles.
    Zodiac SignPisces
    High SchoolLuther High School South, Chicago
    UniversityFlorida A&M University, majored in business administration
    Occupation TextActor, Producer, Rapper
    Claim to FameI used to love H.E.R
    Music Genre (Text)Hip hop
    Music GenreHip Hop, Rap
    Year(s) Active1991–present, 1992–present, 1987–present
    Music StyleAlternative Rap, Underground Rap, Political Rap, Jazz-Rap, Midwest Rap
    Music MoodSophisticated, Literate, Reflective, Refined/Mannered, Laid-Back/Mellow, Confident, Elegant, Cerebral, Stylish, Witty, Passionate, Earnest, Amiable/Good-Natured, Calm/Peaceful, Ambitious
    Instrument (text)Vocals
    Record LabelThink Common, Artium, Def Jam (current), Relativity, MCA, Universal, Geffen, GOOD, Warner Bros. (former), Think Common, Artium, Def Jam, Universal (current), Relativity, MCA, Geffen, GOOD, Warner Bros. (former), Loma Vista, Think Common, ARTium, Def Jam, Warner Bros., Geffen, GOOD, Universal, MCA, Relativity, Concord
    Associated ActsCocaine 80s, Erykah Badu, J Dilla, Pharrell, Soulquarians, Talib Kweli, Kanye West, GOOD Music, John Legend, Fort Minor, Kid Cudi, August Greene, Bilal, The Last Poets, Will.I.Am
    Talent Agency (e.g. Modelling)Richard De La Font
    FatherLonnie Lynn
    MotherDr. Mahila Ann Hines
    FriendKanye West, John Legend, Pharrell, Alicia Keys, Erykah Badu (She is also the mother of his daughter Omoye Assata Lynn)
    Associated PeopleWill.I.Am, Adam Boulesbaa
    Favorite PlacesChicago, Paris
    Favorite FoodsVeggy
    Favorite ColorsRed, Grey
    Favorite AccessoriesNerd Glasses “ray Ban”

    Common Dating, Wife, Girlfriends and Relationships

    • Tiffany Haddish and Common have been dating since Jun 2018.
    • Angela Rye and Common had a relationship from Sep 2017 to Mar 2018.
    • Common is rumored to have hooked up with Laura Dern in Jan 2016.
    • Common and Serena Williams had a relationship from 2007 to 2010.
    • Common and Taraji P. Henson dated from October, 2005 to February, 2007.
    • Common and Erykah Badu dated from 2000 to 2002.
    • Common and Karrine Steffans had an encounter in Jun 1999.

    Common Filmography

    Fraggle Rock: Rock On!2020CommonTV Show
    Princess Bride2020WestleyTV Show
    The Princess Bride2020WestleyTV Show
    The Informer2019GrensMovie
    The Kitchen2019Gary SilversMovie
    Sherman's Showcase2019TV Show
    Nine Lives2019AlvaroMovie
    Hunter Killer2018RA John FiskMovie
    The Tale2018MartinMovie
    Ocean's Eight2018CommonMovie
    Saint Judy2018Benjamin AdebayoMovie
    The Hate U Give2018CarlosMovie
    Blue Night2018BenMovie
    The Chi2018RafiqTV Show
    Smallfoot2018Stonekeeper (voice)Movie
    Quick Draw2018Movie
    All About Nina2018RafeMovie
    Girls Trip2017CommonMovie
    John Wick: Chapter 22017CassianMovie
    Love Beats Rhymes2017ColtraneMovie
    Megan Leavey2017Gunny MartinMovie
    A Happening of Monumental Proportions2017DanielMovie
    Suicide Squad2016Monster TMovie
    Barbershop: The Next Cut2016RashadMovie
    The Lion Guard2016Kibari, KiburiTV Show
    Letter to the Free2016Short Film
    Run All Night2015Andrew PriceMovie
    Being Charlie2015TravisMovie
    The Wiz Live!2015The BouncerTV Movie
    Selma2014James BevelMovie
    Every Secret Thing2014Devlin HatchMovie
    Movie 432013Bob Mone (segment “The Pitch”)Movie
    Now You See Me2013EvansMovie
    Pawn2013Jeff PorterMovie
    The Odd Life of Timothy Green2012Coach CalMovie
    The Mindy Project2012Security GuardTV Show
    Single Ladies2011Mayor HowardTV Show
    Hell on Wheels2011Elam FergusonTV Show
    Happy Feet 22011Seymour (voice)Movie
    New Year's Eve2011Soldier (segment “Hospital Story”)Movie
    Date Night2010CollinsMovie
    Just Wright2010Scott McKnightMovie
    Terminator Salvation2009BarnesMovie
    Street Kings2008CoatesMovie
    Wanted2008The GunsmithMovie
    American Gangster2007Turner LucasMovie
    Smokin' Aces2006Sir IvyMovie
    One on One2001DariusTV Show
    Girlfriends2000OmarTV Show
    The Simpsons1989CommonTV Show
    El TontoMovie

    Common Net Worth

    Estimated Net Worth 2020$45 Million
    Income SourcePrimary Income source Rapper (profession).


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