Actor Terrence Howard Net Worth

Personal Details

Full Name: Terrence Dashon Howard
Stage Name: Terrence Howard
Gender: Male
Birthday: Mar 11, 1969
Place of Origin: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Age: 51 years old
Height: 6’0” ft
Weight: 80 kg
Nationality: American
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Status: Divorced
Ex-Wife: Miranda Pak
Profession: Actor, Singer-songwriter, Record producer, Film Producer, Voice Actor
Terrence Howard Total Net Worth: $6 million

Terrence Dashon Howard, also known as Terrence Howard, is a prominent American actor, singer, and record producer. He gained widespread recognition through his notable roles in several television series and films, including the successful Marvel movie “Iron Man” and its video game adaptation.

Throughout his illustrious career, Terrence has earned numerous awards and nominations, solidifying his talent in both acting and singing. In September 2019, he announced his retirement, leaving many of his devoted followers saddened but supportive of his decision.

Early Life:

Born on March 11, 1969, in Chicago, Illinois, to Anita Howard and Tyrone Howard, Terrence grew up in Cleveland, Ohio. His childhood was marked by witnessing his abusive father committing a violent act, which led to his parents’ divorce. Raised by his great-grandmother, Minnie Gentry, Terrence developed a passion for acting under her guidance. He studied chemical engineering at Brooklyn’s Pratt Institute but eventually dropped out.


Terrence Howard made his mark on television screens with his appearance in the ABC miniseries “The Jacksons: An American Dream.” His breakthrough came in 1995 when he starred in the film “Mr. Holland’s Opus.” Subsequently, he received numerous offers for television and movie roles, which he eagerly accepted.

He also acted in the television series “Sparks” alongside Greg Sparks, James L. Avery Sr., and Miguel A. Nunez Jr. In interviews, Terrence revealed that he chooses roles that teach him more about himself.

The year 2008 proved to be pivotal in his career, with hosting the PBS series “Independent Lens,” landing the role of Colonel Rhodes in “Iron Man,” releasing his debut adult alternative album titled “Shine Through It,” and making his Broadway debut in “Cat on a Hot Tin Roof.”

His most recent casting was in 2015 when he portrayed Lucious Lyon in the television series “Empire,” followed by guest appearances in “Wayward Pines.” In September 2019, he announced his retirement from acting after completing the final season of “Empire.”

Personal Life:

During his teenage years, Terrence was diagnosed with Bell’s palsy, which he claimed to have cured by shocking his face countless times.

Terrence was married to his first wife, Lori McCommas, for sixteen years before they divorced in 2003, and they have three children together. He then married Michelle Ghent from 2010 to 2013 and is currently married to his third wife, Mira Pak, with whom he has two children.

Over the years, Terrence has faced legal issues, including charges of assault, battery, harassment, stalking, and tax evasion.

Achievements and Awards:

Terrence Howard has received numerous awards and nominations throughout his successful career, including Black Reel Awards, BET Awards, and NAACP Image Awards. He has also been nominated for Academy Awards, Golden Globe Awards, and more. In 2019, he was honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

Net Worth:

Terrence Howard has accumulated an estimated net worth of over $6 million, primarily from his film and television appearances, with his role in “Iron Man” being particularly lucrative.