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How Tyrese Gibson's Extra Curricular Investments Built Him A Multi-Million Dollar Net Worth

Tyrese Gibson, widely known simply as Tyrese, is a multi-hyphenate talent regarded for his work on film and television, as well as his Grammy-nominated music career. Like many A-listers, Tyrese has worked his way up from small commercial placements to top-billed positions in massive blockbuster films. Unlike a number of his peers, however, Tyrese Gibson amassed his net worth purely from his own talent, business acumen, and hard work, rising out of the slums of the Los Angeles neighborhood Watts and earning millions. There are conflicting reports for Tyrese Gibson’s net worth, ranging from $5 million to over $30 million. Suffice it to say that the talented performer holds a multi-million dollar fortune, which is earned through a number of high-profile income streams. Here’s a brief look at where Tyrese came from, where he is now, and the many avenues he has utilized to earn his fortune. Tyrese Gibson’s Humble Beginnings (Photo by Paras Griffin/Getty Images) Tyrese was raised by a...

TeeJay Small

Mar 22, 2024

Tyrese's Online Travel Service Partners With TMCF To Provide Thousands Of Students With Scholarships

When you think about the most recent travel advertisement you saw, do you recall seeing any Black people? After realizing there were not many Black people represented in travel company commercials, entertainer Tyrese Gibson knew that something had to be changed. From this thought, he created Voltron Travel, an online travel platform that was launched in 2013. It’s a Black-owned travel service that is dedicated to making the booking experience nothing short of ordinary for people who look like us. Now, the actor has relaunched his platform powered by Priceline® Partner Network. Recently, the travel company announced that it will partner with the Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF) to provide scholarships and other educational opportunities for thousands of students each school year. “We applaud Tyrese Gibson and Voltron Travel for their commitment to the Black College Community,” said TMCF Vice President of Development Betsy Burton-Strunk in an official statement. “Finding partners...

Shanique Yates

Sep 3, 2021