March 13, 1972
51 years old
6 ft 0½ in | 184 cm
84 kg | 185 lbs
Lonnie Rashid Lynn, known by his stage name Common was born in South Side, Chicago, Illinois, United States, on June 20, 1989, is an American rapper and actor.
Young Common first started rapping in the late 1980s, he formed a rap trio "C.D.R.".
He made big screen debut in romantic comedy film Brown Sugar (2002) in role as Himself (Cameo).
He got his television debut in talk show Crook & Chase (1997) in episode "George Segal", as a Guest.
Common's breakthrough came with his 1994 album Resurrection.
He released his debut studio album "Can I Borrow a Dollar?" in 1992.
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Common is 51 years old.
Common net worth is around 45 million dollars.
He was nominated for the BET Awards for Best Actor for his roles in films:
Wanted (2008) action thriller as 'The Gunsmith'
Street Kings (2008) action thriller as Imposter Coates
New Year's Eve (2011) romantic comedy drama as Chino
LUV (2012) crime drama as Uncle Vincent
The Odd Life of Timothy Green (2012) fantasy comedy drama as Coach Cal
He played James Bevel in historical drama film Selma (2014), also won the Golden Globe Award for Best Original Song and the Academy Award for Best Original Song for his song "Glory", co-written and performed with John Legend.
American Gangster (2007) biographical crime as Turner Lucas
Terminator Salvation (2009) military science fiction action as Barnes
He narrated documentary film Bouncing Cats (2010).
Date Night (2010) romantic comedy crime as Detective Collins
Now You See Me (2013) heist thriller as Agent Evans
He voiced Seymour in animated musical comedy movie Happy Feet Two (2011).
Suicide Squad (2016) superhero as 'Monster T'
Barbershop: The Next Cut (2016) comedy as Rashad
John Wick: Chapter 2 (2017) neo-noir action thriller as Cassian
Megan Leavey (2017) war drama as 'Gunny' Martin
Hunter Killer (2018) action thriller as Rear Admiral John Fisk
He voiced Stonekeeper in animated musical comedy film Smallfoot (2018).
Ava (2020) action thriller as Michael
Alice (2022) crime thriller as Frank
He was nominated for the BET Award for Best Actor for his role as Elam Ferguson in Western television series Hell on Wheels (2011-2014).
He was nominated for the Black Reel Award for Television for Outstanding Guest Actor, Drama Series for his role as Rafiq in Showtime drama television series The Chi (2018-2019).
He voiced Kiburi in Disney's animated series The Lion Guard (2017-2019).
He had recurring role as Dr. Chris Jackson in Netflix coming-of-age comedy drama series Never Have I Ever (2021).
Attended Luther High School South in Chicago.
Studied at Southern University and A&M College in Louisiana.
Studied at Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University in Tallahassee, Florida.
Has African-American ancestry.
He released studio albums:
Can I Borrow a Dollar? (1992)
One Day It'll All Make Sense (1997)
Like Water for Chocolate (2000)
Electric Circus (2002)
Finding Forever (2007)
Universal Mind Control (2008)
The Dreamer/The Believer (2011)
Nobody's Smiling (2014)
Black America Again (2016)
Let Love (2019)
A Beautiful Revolution (Pt. 1) (2020)
A Beautiful Revolution (Pt. 2) (2021)
He won the Grammy Award for Best R&B Song for Erykah Badu single "Love of My Life" (2002).
He was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Achievement in Music Written for Motion Pictures (Original Song) for song "Stand Up for Something" from biographical legal drama film Marshall (2017) (shared with Diane Warren).
He is founder of non-profit organization "Common Ground Foundation".
Launched his own clothing line "Softwear" in 2008.
He voiced Brummel in video game Wanted: Weapons of Fate (2009).
He voiced Barnes in video game Terminator Salvation (2009).
Fan of the Chicago Bulls and Chicago Bears.
Lives in Chicago, Illinois, United States.
He dated Tiffany Haddish (2018-2021), Angela Rye (2017-2018), Laura Dern (2016), Serena Williams (2007-2011), Taraji P. Henson (2005-2007) and Erykah Badu (2000-2002).
Has been in relationship with Kim Jones, they have one daughter, Omoye Assata Lynn born in 1997.