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Common

NET WORTH: $45 Million

Rapper

#4393 Most Popular
PROFESSION Actor, Rapper, Author, Model, Poet, Musician, Writer, Voice Actor
BIRTH PLACE IL
HEIGHT 6 ft (1.84 m)
FULL NAME Common
NATIONALITY United States of America
DATE OF BIRTH March 13, 1972
DATE OF SIGN Pisces
Born Lonnie Lynn, he is a popular hip-hop artist who first rose to prominence in the 1990's 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 a business administration major at Florida A&M University where he was on scholarship. 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 has dated singer Erykah Badu, actress and singer Taraji P. Henson, and tennis player Serena Williams. He has a daughter named Omoye. In 2015, he won an Academy Award for Best Original Song for his composition "Glory" with John Legend for the film Selma.