Widely famous by his stage name Common, Lonnie Rashid Lynn Jr. is an American actor, poet and hip hop recording artist. He gained initial recognition in 1992 when he released his debut “Can I Borrow a Dollar?” while his further success came as a member of Soulquarians. Common released two more albums after this but it was his fourth album “Like Water for Chocolate” which became highly successful both critically and commercially, earning him wider international fame. Since then, he has gone on to release a number of more albums which have performed pretty well commercially like Be, Universal Mind Control, The Dreamer/The Believer and Nobody’s Smiling in addition to which he has also made collaborations with several other artists for singles. In addition to music, Common has also earned success as an actor having appeared in several films and television shows till now, some of which are Hell on Wheels, Wanted, Date Night, Now You See Me, Selma and Suicide Squad. While when it comes to his personal life, Common has remained in relationship with a number of celebrities including Erykah Badu, Serena Williams, Taraji P. Henson and Kerry Washington.
Common Rapper Personal Details:
- Complete Name: Lonnie Rashid Lynn, Jr.
- Nicknames: Common
- Date of Birth: March 13, 1972
- Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
- Occupation: Rapper, Actor, Poet
- Zodiac Sign: Pisces
- Eye Color: Brown
- Hair Color: Bald
Common Rapper Family Details:
- Father: Lonnie Lynn
- Mother: Mahalia Ann Hines
- Siblings: N/a
- Spouse: Unmarried
- Children: Omoye Assata Lynn
Common Rapper Career Highlights:
- Debut Album: Can I Borrow a Dollar? (1992)
- First Film: Brown Sugar (2002)
- First TV Show: Girlfriends (2003)
Common Rapper Body Measurements:
The rapper Common body measurements complete details including his weight, height, chest, waist, biceps and shoe size are given below.
- Height: 6′ 0″ (184 cm)
- Weight: 84 kg (185 pounds)
- Shoe Size: N/a
- Chest Size: 44 inches
- Waist Size: 35 inches
- Arms / Biceps Size: 16 inches
Common Rapper Interesting Facts:
- Common used to be a vegan in past but now has become a pescetarian.
- He worked as a ball boy for basketball team Chicago Bulls during his teenage.
- The rapper started his career with the stage name “Common Sense” but had to shorten it after being sued by a band with the same name.