Common  American Actor


Who is he dating right now?

Common is currently single.


Common has been in relationships with Serena Williams (2007 - 2010), Taraji P. Henson (2005 - 2007) and Erykah Badu (2000 - 2002).

Common has had an encounter with Karrine Steffans (1999).


Common is a 44 year old American Actor. Born Lonnie Rashid Lynn, Jr. on 13th March, 1972 in Chicago,Illinois, he is famous for I used to love H.E.R in a career that spans 1992–present. His zodiac sign is Pisces.

Common has been in an on-screen matchup with Alicia Keys in Smokin' Aces (2006).

Common is a member of the following lists: Best Original Song Academy Award winning songwriters, African-American male rappers and Male actors from Chicago, Illinois.


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Relationship Statistics

Dating4 3 years 1 year, 7 months 1 year, 4 months
Encounter1 - - -
Total5 3 years 1 year, 3 months 1 year, 4 months


First Name Common
Full Name at Birth Lonnie Rashid Lynn, Jr.
Alternative Name Comm, The Red, Common Sense
Age 44 years
Birthday 13th March, 1972
Birthplace Chicago,Illinois
Height 6' 0½" (184 cm)
Build Athletic
Eye Color Brown - Dark
Hair Color Bald
Distinctive Feature He has freckles.
Zodiac Sign Pisces
Sexuality Straight
Religion Christian
Ethnicity Black
Nationality American
High School Luther High School South, Chicago
University Florida A&M University, majored in business administration
Occupation Text Actor, Producer, Rapper
Occupation Actor
Claim to Fame I used to love H.E.R
Music Genre (Text) Hip hop
Music Genre Hip Hop, Rap
Year(s) Active 1991–present, 1992–present
Music Style Alternative Rap, Underground Rap, Political Rap, Jazz-Rap, Midwest Rap
Music Mood Sophisticated, Literate, Reflective, Refined/Mannered, Laid-Back/Mellow, Confident, Elegant, Cerebral, Stylish, Witty, Passionate, Earnest, Amiable/Good-Natured, Calm/Peaceful, Ambitious
Instrument Vocals
Record Label Think Common, Artium, Def Jam (current), Relativity, MCA, Universal, Geffen, GOOD, Warner Bros. (former), Think Common, Artium, Def Jam, Universal (current), Relativity, MCA, Geffen, GOOD, Warner Bros. (former)
Associated Acts Cocaine 80s, Erykah Badu, J Dilla, Pharrell, Soulquarians, Talib Kweli, Kanye West, GOOD Music, John Legend, Fort Minor, Kid Cudi
Talent Agency (e.g. Modelling) Richard De La Font
Official Websites,,,
Father Lonnie Lynn
Mother Dr. Mahila Ann Hines
Friend Kanye West, John Legend, Pharrell, Alicia Keys, Erykah Badu (She is also the mother of his daughter Omoye Assata Lynn)
Associated People Will.I.Am, Adam Boulesbaa
Favorite Places Chicago, Paris
Favorite Foods Veggy
Favorite Colors Red, Grey
Favorite Accessories Nerd Glasses "ray Ban"

Lonnie Rashid Lynn Jr. (born March 13, 1972), better known by his stage name Common (formerly Common Sense), is an American hip hop recording artist, actor, and poet from Chicago, Illinois. Common debuted in 1992 with the album Can I Borrow a Dollar? and maintained a significant underground following into the late 1990s, after which he gained notable mainstream success through his work with the Soulquarians. In 2011, Common launched Think Common Entertainment, his own record label imprint, and, in the past, has released music under various other labels such as Relativity, Geffen and GOOD Music, among others.

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Partner Comparison

Common44 PiscesActor
Laura Dern50 AquariusActress
Serena Williams35 LibraTennis
Taraji P. Henson46 VirgoActress
Erykah Badu45 PiscesSinger
Karrine Steffans38 VirgoAuthor


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The Mindy Project2012Security GuardTV Show
Single Ladies2011Mayor HowardTV Show
Hell on Wheels2011Elam FergusonTV Show
Happy Feet 22011SeymourMovie
New Year's Eve2011Soldier (segment "Hospital Story")Movie
Date Night2010CollinsMovie
Just Wright2010Scott McKnightMovie
Terminator Salvation2009BarnesMovie
Make Her Say2009CommonMovie
Street Kings2008CoatesMovie
Wanted2008The GunsmithMovie
American Gangster2007Turner LucasMovie
Smokin' Aces2006Sir IvyMovie
One on One2001DariusTV Show
Girlfriends2000OmarTV Show
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Posted commentsView all comments (24)

TwoCentsTwoCentsAug 3, 2015

That's a sexy bearded banner sir! lol

LeaDec 21, 2014

I think Common and Paula Patton should hook up. She's definitely available.

TwoCentsTwoCentsAug 8, 2014

Common is so s e x y. Especially with the beard! Its says single here. Nothing since serena.

AngelaDec 13, 2011

Common I saw u in Detroit at the Filmore your show was hot and I love what your doing with the issue on hunger I'm all for it plz keep doing what u doing u will b truly blessed

JBellaJBellaSep 1, 2011

I was hoping he and Serena stayed together. That was an interesting mix..

Mahogany BanksApr 9, 2011

Are they still dating or not I thought that was over.....

lenaApr 7, 2011

I adore you. The sincerity in your eyes has me mesmerized. I have fallen in love with you. I pray my future husband my understand a connection is the attraction and its beyond all beauty. I love you lonnie!

justme12345Mar 16, 2011

why do people call him common if that is no where near his real name

songk8songk8Dec 25, 2010

ya they are right

PJul 21, 2010

your bday is a day after mine. We wouldn`t get along but I still have a crush.;-)

abeshowFeb 4, 2010

seen serana w.picture alone give me joy what if i became the lover too much to share, no man can take her from me i love serana

SamuelJan 20, 2010

I sm a Nigerian I want Serena`s e-mail address so that I can communicate with her easily because I LOVE HER AND I CAN MARRY HER EVEN.Iam so much in love with her, though I have not seen her face to face unless her picures.

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