The 48 years old African-American actor and singer, Terrence Howard, is one of the greatest sensations of the Hollywood. Recently, he has been quite the face of the news because of his intense marital-financial problems. However, apart from that, he has a strong footing in the movie industry, starting from his 1995 films– ‘Dead Presidents’ and ‘Mr. Holland Opus’. From ‘Hustle Flow’ to ‘Iron Man’, Terrence Howard has come a long way in the industry and has won numerous awards. From all these above information, it can easily be deducted that Terrence Howard is one of the richest men in Hollywood. Is he? The confusion can easily be settled with only one topic– net worth of Terrence Howard.
As of 2017, Terrence Howard net worth stands at $35 million US dollars. And if you want to know more about the net worth and career of this legendary man, let us have a look.
Talking about Terrence’s childhood, he experienced a rough one. He was born on 11th March 1969 in Chicago, Illinois. The acting was in his blood since his great grandmother Minnie Gentry was a famous stage actress. However, he spent his childhood in Cleveland with his parent Tyrone Howard and Anita Williams. His father was an abusive person, and he used to beat Terrence a lot.
Not only that, but Terrence also witnessed a murder at the age of 2 when his father killed another person. Such rough occurrences ultimately led to a divorce between Terrence and his parents at the age of 16, and he came to New York for pursuing his acting career. Howard attended Pratt Institute in Brooklyn and completed his graduation with a chemical engineering degree. After that, he dropped out college because of pursuing acting seriously.
Terrence Howard married three women in his 48 years of life time. During his college days, he married his college sweetheart, Lori McCommas. They divorced in 2001. With Lori, Terrence had three children. He again remarried Michelle Ghent in 2011, but this union did not last too. They divorced in 2013.
Howard wed his third wife, Miranda, in 2013. Terrence has two sons on his third marriage.
Terrence Howard started pursuing his acting dream since he was in college. During college days, he got many short roles, and he portrayed Jackie Jackson in ‘The Jacksons: An American Dream’. After three years, he debuted for his first movie ‘Mr. Holland Opus’ in 1995. After that break, Howard was flooded with many TV series and movie offers. During 1996 to 2002, he appeared in many movies and TV series such as ‘Sparks’, ‘Family Matters’, ‘The Best Man’ etc. He also appeared in two music videos as well.
In 2005, Terrence acted in ‘Hustle & Flow’ and also composed all the songs of that movie. However, he became the highest paid actor during the year 2008 when he was acted in the movie ‘Iron Man’.
In 2008, he released his first debut music album, ‘Shine through it.’ After that, he made appearances in different music videos and also sang with a band. Currently, he is working on a Fox TV series, ‘Empire’.
Terrence Howard has won many awards for his 27 years of acting career. He first won ‘Black Reel’ award for ‘Best Supporting Actor’. After that, during 2005 to 2008, he won many awards such as ‘Black Movie Awards’, ‘BET Awards’, ‘Broadcast Film Critics Awards’, ‘Florida Film City Awards’, etc. During 2010 to 2016, he also won many awards namely ‘BET Awards’, ‘Acapulco Black Film Awards’, ‘IMAGE Awards’, ‘National Board of Review Award’ etc. He was also nominated for Oscars once.
Terrence Howard Net Worth and Income Profile in 2017
As of 2017, the net worth of Terrence Howard stands at $35 million US dollars. He is reported to earn $1,00,0000 annually. Although recently Terrence Howard has gone through many rough patches in his life, his ‘Empire’ cast has managed to stay true to him, still.
Although having many financial, marital issues in the past, Terrence Howard is still playing cool in the industry of Hollywood. Once the highest paid actor from the movie ‘Iron Man’ is still one of the richest men in Hollywood; thanks to ‘Empire’ and his music career. He will always be remembered as one of the finest artists of all the time in Hollywood.