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.
Bryshere Yazuan Gray
Yazz, Yazz the Great
Birthday / Date of Birth
Bryshere Gray was born on November 28, 1993 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States.
He’s currently 24 years old.
Bryshere attended Overbrook High School.
- Father – Unknown
- Mother – Andria Mayberry
- Siblings – (Brianna) sister
Bryshere Gray has been dating model and actress Jhonni Blaze from 2017.
- In feet – 5 feet 8 inches
- In centimeters – 173 cm
- In meters – 1.73 m
- In Kilograms – 71 kg
- In Pounds – 156 lbs
Bryshere Gray hasn’t released his own album yet, but has contributeda 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.
Gray hasn’t yet cast in any film till date.
In 2015, he made his first TV show appearance on Fox’s musical drama series Empire.
Playing Hakeem Lyon in the musical drama series, Empire.
Bryshere Gray Favorites
- Favorite Athlete – Serena Williams
- Favorite Movie – Rent (2005)
- Favorite NFL Team – Seattle Seahawks
- Favorite Game – Call of Duty
- Favorite Actor – Morgan Freeman
- Favorite 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 a great deal 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 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.