Bryshere Gray Biography

Bryshere Gray

Quick Facts Of Bryshere Gray

Celebrated Name Bryshere Gray
Age 26 Years
Nick Name Yazz The Greatest , Yazz
Birth Name Bryshere Yazuan Gray
Birth Date 1993-11-28
Gender Male
Profession Actor
Place Of Birth Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.
Birth Nation United States of America
Nationality American
Ethnicity Afro-American
Parents Andria Mayberry (mother)
Horoscope Sagittarius
Sisters Brianna
Education Overbrook High School
Height 1.73 m (5 feet and 8 inches)
Weight 71 Kg (156.5 lbs)
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Dark Brown
Body Build/Type Athletic Physique
Sexual Orientation Straight
Net Worth $2 Million (estimated)

Bryshere Gray popularly known as Yazz The Greatest or Yazz is an American actor and rapper who became known after portraying his role as Hakeem Lyon in the Fox television series Empire. He also portrayed Michael Bivins in the 2017 BET miniseries 'The New Edition Story'.

Bryshere Gray Arrested Charged With Domestic Violence

On July 13, 2020, Gray was arrested by police in Goodyear, Arizona following an alleged domestic violence incident. Goodyear Police said they responded to a 911 call made at about 10:15 p.m. Sunday. The caller said an adult female allegedly told him that she had been assaulted by her husband at their home whom she identified as Bryshere Gray and identified herself as his wife. He is facing charges of aggravated assault, domestic violence, and disorderly conduct.

What is Bryshere Gray Famous for?

  • Famous for playing Hakeem Lyon in the television series 'Empire'.

Where is Bryshere Gray from?

Bryshere Gray was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA to mother Andria Mayberry on November 28, 1993. He raised by a single mother. He has a sister named Brianna. Gray holds an American nationality and he belongs to African-American ethnicity. 

He attended Overbrook High School where he played football but he switched to music after getting injured when he was 16 years old. 

Bryshere Gray mother

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Bryshere Gray Career

  • Initially, Bryshere Gray had worked at Pizza Hut when he started rapping. Later, he began performing in the streets and took the name 'Yazz the Greatest'
  • Since 2013, Gray has performed at a variety of music festivals in the Philadelphia area, including Jay-Z's Made in America Festival, The Roots' Picnic Festival, and Power 99FM's Powerhouse concert.
  • In 2015, he made his first TV show appearance on Fox’s musical drama series 'Empire' (2015-2020).
  • In April 2016, Gray was cast alongside Elijah Kelley, Luke James, Algee Smith, Keith Powers, and Woody McClain in the BET miniseries about the R&B boy band, 'The New Edition Story' which debuted in January 2017.
  • In April 2018 Gray co-starred with Teyana Taylor in 'Honey'.
  • Bryshere's Awards and Nominations
  • On 2018 Gray Nominated for Best Actor: Empire
  • He has three nominations to his name in the Teen Choice Awards.
  • He has also achieved NAACP Image Awards nominations for two times.

Bryshere Gray Wife

As of 2020, Bryshere Gray is a married person but his wife's identity has not yet been revealed. According to sources, Bryshere Gray had at least 3 relationships previously.

Bryshere Gray was reported to be dating singer Allonie Janet during 2015. The couple had dated for quite some time.  Later on, he reported being dating model and actress Jhonni Blaze. Gray also dated model Ayana Charm for some time.

Bryshere Gray's Net Worth

Bryshere Gray has quite good earnings from his professional acting and rapping career. He has an estimated net worth of around $2 million. This wealth has been generated from both the music and film industries. He has not revealed his salary. 

Gray's Height and Weight

Bryshere Gray stands an average height of 1.73 m (5 feet and 8 inches) and with an average weight of 71 Kg (156.5 lbs.). He has an athletic body build. His eye color is Dark brown and his hair color is black.