Bryshere Gray Biography, Height, Weight, Age, Net Worth, Facts

Bryshere Gray

Who is Bryshere Gray?

Bryshere Gray is an American actor and rapper who became known after portraying his role as Hakeem Lyon in the Fox television series Empire. He also starred as Michael Bivins in the 2017 BET miniseries The New Edition Story. He released his first single “No Apologies” in 2015.

Personal Life

Bryshere Gray was born on the 28th of November 1993, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America. He’s currently 25 years old.

Birth NameBryshere Yazuan Gray
NicknameYazz, Yazz the Great
Date of BirthNovember 28, 1993
Place of BirthPhiladelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Age25 years old
Sun SignSagittarius
ProfessionRapper, Actor

Family and Education

Very little is known about his family. Details about her father are unknown, however, her mother name is Andria Mayberry. He has one sister.

Bryshere attended Overbrook High School.

Bryshere Gray Girlfriend

Bryshere Gray has been dating model and actress Jhonni Blaze since 2017.

Physical Statistics

HeightFeet – 5 feet 8 inches
Centimeters – 173 cm
Meters – 1.73 m
WeightKilograms – 71 kg
Pounds – 157 lbs
Body BuildAthletic
Eye ColorDark Brown
Hair ColorBlack
Shoe SizeUnknown
Distinctive Features Athletic physique
Dimpled smile

Professional Statistics

Album Debut

Bryshere Gray hasn’t released his own album yet but has contributed a few hit singles to the soundtrack of Empire’s first season. The numbers No Apologies, Drip Drop and You’re So Beautiful were released to critical acclaim and brought him fame and success. He also contributed two singles, Chasing the Sky and Good People for its second season.

Film Debut

Gray made his acting debut in the Direct-to-Video film Honey: Rise Up and Dance for her role as Tyrell.

Television Debut

In 2015, he made his first TV show appearance on Fox’s musical drama series Empire.

Famous For

Playing Hakeem Lyon in the musical drama series, Empire.

Bryshere Gray Favorites

  • Athlete – Serena Williams
  • Movie – Rent (2005)
  • NFL Team – Seattle Seahawks
  • Game – Call of Duty
  • Actor – Morgan Freeman
  • Music Artists – Nas, and the Roots
  • Dream Collaborations – Kehlani, Selena Gomez, and Ariana Grande

Bryshere Gray Net Worth

Gray has an estimated net worth of $2 Million.

Social Media Profiles

He has plenty of followers on different social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. He has more than 1.3 million followers on Twitter and more than 4.4 million followers on Instagram.

Bryshere Gray Facts

His celebrity crush is Jennifer Lopez.

Gray had worked in a pizzeria before he was cast in the TV series ‘Empire’, but he was fired for working on music at work.

He was discovered by music manager Charlie Mack while performing on the streets.

Gray gave audition for the role of Hakeem Lyon for the series Empire via Apple’s Facetime and eventually got selected for the role. That was a turning point in his career.

He wrote his first song at the age of 9. He had always desired to make a career in the music industry and thus showcased his songwriting skills in the series.

He was nominated for Teen Choice Awards in different categories for his role in Empire.