Common Bio, Age, Height, Wife, Net Worth, Movies and Tv Shows

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Common Biography

Lonnie Rashid Lynn known by his stage name Common (formerly called Common Sense), is a famous American actor, rapper, writer, and philanthropist. Common is well-known for his roles in movies such as The Chi, The Hate U Give as Carlos Carter, and All About Nina as Rafe.

Common Age

Common was born on 13th March 1972 in Chicago, Illinois. He is 50 years old.

Common Height

Common stands at a height of 6 feet 0 inches (1.84 m) tall.

Common Family

Common was born to Lonnie Lyn and Mahalia Ann Hines at the Chicago Osteopathic Hospital in Chicago’s Hyde Park neighborhood. His father is a former ABA basketball player while his mother is a former principal of John Hope College Preparatory High School. However, his parents divorced while Common was only six years old leaving him to be brought up by his mum.

Common Education

Information regarding where Common attended his College/University studies is currently not known. However, details concerning his qualification will soon be updated.

Common Wife

Little information is known about Common’s marital status. He has a beautiful daughter named Omoye Assata Lynn who was born in 1997 with his then-girlfriend named Kim Jones.

Common Net Worth

Common has amassed a hefty fortune over the years and has an estimated net worth of $50 million.

Common Career

He appeared on the American UPN sitcom Girlfriends in 2003. In the episode “Take This Poem and Call Me in the Morning”, Common appeared as Omar, a slam poet who competes with fellow poet Sivad (played by Saul Williams) for the affection of Lynn Searcy (played by Persia White). In 2007, he played the role of Smokin’ Aces co-star Alicia Keys’s boyfriend in the music video “Like You’ll Never See Me Again”.

In 2008, Common had a supporting role in the film adaptation of the comic book Wanted along with Angelina Jolie and Morgan Freeman. He was cast as John Stewart/Green Lantern in the unproduced film Justice League: Mortal in 2009. He starred as a corrupt cop in the 2010 comedy Date Night alongside Tina Fey and Steve Carell. In December 2015, he appeared as the Bouncer guarding the Emerald City in the NBC TV special The Wiz Live!. In September 2022, it was reported that Common would make his Broadway debut in Second Stage Theater’s Between Crazy and Riverside in the winter of 2022.

Common Movies and Tv Shows

  • Brown Sugar
  • Dave Chappelle’s Block Party
  • Smokin’ Aces
  • American Gangster
  • Street Kings
  • Wanted
  • Terminator Salvation
  • Date Night
  • Just Wright
  • Bouncing Cats
  • Happy Feet Two
  • New Year’s Eve
  • The Odd Life of Timothy Green
  • Luv
  • Movie 43
  • Now You See Me
  • Pawn
  • X/Y
  • Every Secret Thing
  • Selma
  • Run All Night
  • Unity
  • Being Charlie
  • Barbershop: The Next Cut
  • Suicide Squad
  • John Wick: Chapter 2
  • A Happening of Monumental Proportions
  • Love Beats Rhymes
  • Megan Leavey
  • Here and Now
  • All About Nina
  • The Hate U Give
  • The Informer

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