Common  American Rapper

Common dating history

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According to our records, Common is possibly single.


Common has been in relationships with Tiffany Haddish (2018 - 2021), Angela Rye (2017 - 2018), Laura Dern (2016), Serena Williams (2007 - 2011), Taraji P. Henson (2005 - 2007) and Erykah Badu (2000 - 2002).

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


Common is a 50 year old American Rapper. Born Lonnie Corant Jaman Shuka Rashid Lynn, Jr. on 13th March, 1972 in Chicago, Illinois, USA, he is famous for I used to love H.E.R in a career that spans 1992–present and 1987–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: American film producers, Grammy Award winners and MCA Records artists.


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Relationship Statistics

Dating6 3 years, 5 months 1 year, 9 months 6 months, 1 day
Encounter1 - - -
Total7 3 years, 5 months 1 year, 6 months 6 months, 1 day


First Name Common
Full Name at Birth Lonnie Corant Jaman Shuka Rashid Lynn, Jr.
Alternative Name Comm, The Red, Common Sense, Lonnie Corant Jaman Shuka Rashid Lynn Jr., Lonnie Corant Jaman Shuka Rashid Lynn, Lonnie Rashid Lynn Jr., Lonnie Rashid Lynn, Common
Age 50 years
Birthday 13th March, 1972
Birthplace Chicago, Illinois, USA
Height 6' 0½" (184 cm)
Weight 185lbs (84 kg)
Build Athletic
Eye Color Brown - Dark
Hair Color Bald
Distinctive Feature Bald head with full beard and mustache, Freckles on the face
Zodiac Sign Pisces
Sexuality Straight
Religion Christian
Ethnicity Multiracial
Nationality American
High School Luther High School South, Chicago, Illinois, USA
University Florida A&M University, majored in business administration, Winston-Salem State University (Hon)
Occupation Text Rapper, songwriter, actor, voiceover artist, model, film producer, record producer, television producer, writer, poet, philanthropist
Occupation Rapper
Claim to Fame I used to love H.E.R
Music Genre (Text) Hip hop, Neo Soul
Music Genre Hip Hop, Rap
Year(s) Active 1991–present, 1992–present, 1987–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
Instrument (text) 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), Loma Vista, Think Common, ARTium, Def Jam, Warner Bros., Geffen, GOOD, Universal, MCA, Relativity, Concord, Virgin EMI, Warlock, Rawkus
Associated Acts Cocaine 80s, Erykah Badu, J Dilla, Pharrell, Soulquarians, Talib Kweli, Kanye West, GOOD Music, John Legend, Fort Minor, Kid Cudi, August Greene, Bilal, The Last Poets, Will.I.Am
Talent Agency (e.g. Modelling) Richard De La Font, Think Common Entertainment
Brand Endorsement Gap, New Era’s Layers, Lincoln Navigator (2008), Microsoft’s Zune (2008), NBA 2K8 (2008), Diesel’s new fragrance called “Only The Brave”, BlackBerry
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, Fish tacos, Shrimp tacos, French fries, Pizza
Favorite Colors Red, Grey
Favorite Accessories Nerd Glasses "ray Ban"

Lonnie Rashid Lynn (born March 13, 1972), known by his stage name Common (formerly Common Sense), is an American rapper, actor, and writer. He debuted in 1992, with the album Can I Borrow a Dollar?, and gained critical acclaim with his 1994 album Resurrection. He maintained an underground following into the late 1990s. He achieved mainstream success through his work with the Soulquarians.

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Common50 PiscesRapper
Tiffany Haddish42 SagittariusActress
Angela Rye42 ScorpioTV Personality
Laura Dern55 AquariusActress
Serena Williams40 LibraTennis
Taraji P. Henson51 VirgoActress
Erykah Badu51 PiscesSinger
Karrine Steffans43 VirgoAuthor


Hate to See You Go2022Movie
Never Have I Ever2020Dr. Chris JacksonTV Show
Fraggle Rock: Rock On!2020CommonTV Show
Home Movie: The Princess Bride (TV Mini Series 2020– )2020WestleyTV Show
The Informer2019GrensMovie
The Kitchen2019Gary SilversMovie
Sherman's Showcase2019TV Show
Nine Lives2019AlvaroMovie
Hunter Killer2018RA John FiskMovie
The Tale2018MartinMovie
Ocean's Eight2018CommonMovie
Saint Judy2018Benjamin AdebayoMovie
The Hate U Give2018CarlosMovie
Blue Night2018BenMovie
The Chi2018RafiqTV Show
Smallfoot2018Stonekeeper (voice)Movie
Quick Draw2018Movie
All About Nina2018RafeMovie
Girls Trip2017CommonMovie
John Wick: Chapter 22017CassianMovie
Love Beats Rhymes2017ColtraneMovie
Megan Leavey2017Gunny MartinMovie
A Happening of Monumental Proportions2017DanielMovie
Suicide Squad2016Monster TMovie
Barbershop: The Next Cut2016RashadMovie
The Lion Guard2016Kibari, KiburiTV Show
Letter to the Free2016Short Film
Run All Night2015Andrew PriceMovie
Being Charlie2015TravisMovie
The Wiz Live!2015The BouncerTV Movie
Selma2014James BevelMovie
Every Secret Thing2014Devlin HatchMovie
Movie 432013Bob Mone (segment "The Pitch")Movie
Now You See Me2013EvansMovie
Pawn2013Jeff PorterMovie
The Odd Life of Timothy Green2012Coach CalMovie
The Mindy Project2012Security GuardTV Show
Single Ladies2011Mayor HowardTV Show
Hell on Wheels2011Elam FergusonTV Show
Happy Feet 22011Seymour (voice)Movie
New Year's Eve2011Soldier (segment "Hospital Story")Movie
Date Night2010CollinsMovie
Just Wright2010Scott McKnightMovie
Terminator Salvation2009BarnesMovie
Street Kings2008CoatesMovie
Wanted2008The GunsmithMovie
American Gangster2007Turner LucasMovie
Common: The Game2007CommonMovie
Smokin' Aces2006Sir IvyMovie
Malik Yusef Feat. Kanye West & Common: Wouldn't You Like to Ride?2005CommonMovie
One on One2001DariusTV Show
Girlfriends2000OmarTV Show
The Simpsons1989CommonTV Show
El TontoMovie
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AparecidoAparecidoMar 13

Hoje 13/03 é o aniversário Common! Today 13/03 is the birthday of Common! Feliz Aniversário! Muita paz, saúde, realizações, sucesso e bênçãos! Abraços! Happy Birthday! Peace, health, achievements, success and blessings! Hugs! Eu te amo, Common! I love you, Common!

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

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