Common is a prominent American actor, rapper, and writer born on March 13, 1972; his birth name is Lonnie Rashid Lynn. He made his debut in the album Can I Borrow a Dollar, which was released in 1992, and his second album, Resurrection, which was released in 1994, helped him get critical acclaim and has gained more popularity. Lonnie’s first major label album, Like Water for Chocolate, was released in 2000 and became a commercial hit.
The early years of Common
Common was born in the name Lonnie Rashid Lynn in Chicago Osteopathic Hospital in South Side, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America, on March 13, 1972. His father’s name is Lonnie Lynn, and he worked as a principal of John Hope College Preparatory High School and is a former football player. His mother’s name is Mahalia Ann Hines, and her occupations are unknown. When he was six years old, his parents were divorced and separated; after that, his father moved to Denver, Colorado, and then he was raised by his mother. Lynn spent his early life in Calumet Heights along with his mother. He is interested in singing and musical instruments and went to classes to learn them. As a teenager, he worked for the Chicago Bulls, and he got this job with the help of his father.
The education qualification of Common
Lonnie Rashid Lynn studied at Luther High School South, located in Chicago; while studying in school, he and his two friends formed a hip-hop group and sang many songs in the 1980s. After graduating from high school, he joined Florida A&M University, studied there under scholarship for two years, and graduated with a degree in business administration.
Personal details of Common
Real Name: Lonnie Rashid Lynn
Profession: Actor, rapper, and writer
Celebrity name: Common
Place of Birth: South Side, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America
Birthday: March 13, 1972
Color of Eyes: Dark Brown
Colour of Hair: Bald
Net Worth: $ 45 million
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Body measurements of Common
Height in cm: 184 cm
Height in Feet: 6 ft. 0 in.
Weight in Kg: 84 kg
Weight in Pound: 185 lbs
Body Measurements: 44-35-16 inches/ 112-89-41 cm
Chest Size: 45 inches/ 112 cm
Waist Size: 35 inches/ 89 cm
Biceps Size: 16 inches/ 41 cm
Shoe Size (In U.S.): N.A
Dress Size (In the U.S.): N.A.
Family details of Common
Mother’s Name: Dr. Mahalia Ann Hines
Father’s Name: Lonnie Lynn
Number of Siblings: N.A.
Relationship Status: Unmarried
Children: Omoye Assata Lynn
Spouse Name: None
The relationship details of Common
Common was in a relationship with Karrine Steffens, an author, and they both were in a relationship from 1999, but their relationship did not last long; they both broke up their relationship within one year. After that, he was in a relationship with Erykah Badu, a singer, and songwriter. They were in a relationship for two years; in 2002, they both broke up and separated, but the reason for the break up was unknown. In the mid of 2020s, Common was in a relationship with Tiffany Haddish, an actress and comedian, and they both were in a relationship only for a year, and they broke up in November 2021. Lynn has a daughter named Omoye Assata Lynn, born in 1997, but her biological mother is unknown.
The Net worth of Common
Lonnie has a net worth of $ 45 million; currently, he has earned all his net worth being worked as a singer and actor.
Awards and achievements of Common
Lonnie Rashid Lynn won the Grammy award for Best R&B Song in 2003, and in 2008, he won the Grammy award for Best Rap Performance by a Duo or Group. In 2018, Lynn won the Grammy award for Best Song Written for Visual Media. In 2017, he won the Primetime Emmy award for Outstanding Original Music and Lyrics. In 2015, he won the Golden Globe award for Best Original Song. In 2015, Lynn won the Academy Awards for Best Original Song. Besides the above award, He has won and been nominated for many awards and honors so far in his career.
Common on social media
Lynn is active on social media platforms; on Instagram, he has more than 5.5 million followers; on Twitter, he has more than 2.2 million followers. Lynn has more than 1.8 million followers on Facebook. He has a YouTube channel that has more than 234 K subscribers, and he will use it to post more of his music videos in it.
Hobbies and Interests of Common
Lonnie will use to watch more films and television series in his free time, and his favorite actor is Leonardo DiCaprio, and his Favorite actress is Meryl Streep. He likes Black and blue color, and his main hobby is reading books.
The Professional life of Common as a singer
In 1992, Lonnie first released his album, Can I Borrow a Dollar? after his second album, Resurrection, was released in 1994. In 1997, his third album, One Day It’ll All Make Sense, was released, and in 2000, he released his fourth album, Like Water for Chocolate was released. Then Lonnie released the albums like Electric Circus in 2002, Be in 2005, Finding Forever in 2007, Universal Mind Control in 2008, The Dreamer/ The Believer in 2011, Nobody’s Smiling in 2014, and Let Love in 2016. In 2020, his album A Beautiful Revolution was released, and in 2021, his album A Beautiful Revolution part 2 was released.
The Professional life of Common
Common first acted in the film Brown Sugar in 2002 and first acted in the television series The Lyricist Lounge Show in 2000. Lonnie acted in the films like Street Kings in 2008, Happy Feet Two in 2011, The Odd Life of Timothy Green in 2012, Every Secret Thing in 2014, Barbershop: The Next Cut in 2016, Love Beats Rhymes in 2017, Hunter Killer in 2018, and many others. Recently he appeared in the films The Kitchen in 2019, Ava in 2020, and Alice in 2022. Lonnie acted in television series like Girlfriends in 2003, Single Ladies in 2011, The Mindy Project in 2013, The Chi in 2018, Never Have I Ever in 2021, and many others.