Terrence J Biography: Net Worth, Movies, Wife, Age, Instagram, Height, Girlfriend, TV Shows, Child

August 31, 2023 0 Posted By Abigail Anderson


Terrence Jenkins (born April 21, 1982), addressed as Terrence J, is an accomplished American actor, television presenter, model, and entertainment reporter. 

Terrence J has significantly impacted the industry. His claim to fame lies in his role as the charismatic host of BET’s highly acclaimed music video countdown show 106 & Park, where he captivated audiences from 2006 to 2012. 

Additionally, Terrence J showcased his versatile skills as the co-anchor of E! News from 2012 to 2015, further solidifying his position as a prominent figure in the entertainment world.

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Wiki Facts & About Data
Full Name: Terrence Jenkins
Stage Name: Terrence J
Born: 21 April 1982 (age 42 years old)
Place of Birth: Queens, New York, United States
Nationality: American
Education: North Carolina A&T State University
Height: 1.77 m
Parents: Lisa Gonzalez
Siblings: N/A
Spouse: Not Married
Girlfriend • Partner: Jasmine Sanders (2016-2018), Nicole Isaacs (2013-2015), Selita Ebanks (2011-2013), Brandy Norwood (2010-2011), Valeisha Butterfield (2008-2010), Khloé Kardashian (2009)
Children: N/A
Occupation: Actor• TV Personality
Net Worth: $4 million

Early Life & Education

Terrence J, the media personality, was born in the vibrant town of Queens, New York City, on April 21, 1982, and spent most of his early years there. His mother, Lisa Gonzalez, raised him. He was never told anything about his siblings as a child. 

Terrence J attended North Carolina A&T State University to pursue a degree in public communication after graduating from high school. He worked there as a DJ for WNAA, the university radio station. 

Terrence J obtained employment at the diversity office of Nascar in Daytona Beach, Florida, after completing his undergraduate studies.


Terrence J began his journey in modeling, collaborating with iconic brands like Tommy HilfigerRalph Lauren, and Gap, lending his charm to their campaigns. He even appeared in music videos for artists like Kanye West and Estelle, leaving his mark beyond the runway.

In 2006, Terrence J joined BET’s 106 & Park as a co-host, becoming a beloved figure on the show over six years. His charisma and talent shone brightly, captivating audiences and solidifying his place as a cherished host.

Recognizing his popularity and skill, Terrence J took on the role of co-anchor for E! News in 2012. For three years, he delivered news and entertainment to a global audience quickly and gracefully.

Not confined to screens, Terrence J ventured into acting, leaving his footprint in films like Burlesque (2010) and Think Like a Man (2012) and its sequel (2014).

Terrence J‘s presence extended to television, with recurring roles in shows like The Game (2011-2012) and Scream: The TV Series (2015-2016).

On August 30, 2023, it was announced that Terrence J and actress Osas Ighodaro would co-host the 16th annual Headies Awards, a prestigious event scheduled for September 3, 2023, at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre. The awards aim to celebrate exceptional talents within the African entertainment industry, capturing the essence of the African Renaissance.

Awards & Nominations

  • 2015 Teen Choice Award for Choice TV: Personality
  • 2022 Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Host for a Reality or Competition Program (The Amazing Race)

Social Media

  • Instagram: @terrencej
  • Twitter: @terrencej
  • Facebook: @terrencejofficial
  • TikTok: @terrencej
  • YouTube: TerrenceJ
  • LinkedIn: Terrence J

Personal Life

Terrence J, aged 42, the popular television personality, is currently not in a relationship and has no children. However, he was romantically involved with several notable women in the past. From 2016 to 2018, he was in a relationship with model Jasmine Sanders

Before that, Terrence J was linked to Nicole Isaacs from 2013 to 2015, Selita Ebanks from 2011 to 2013, Brandy Norwood from 2010 to 2011, and even had a romantic connection with Khloé Kardashian in 2009. 

Before all of these relationships, Terrence J dated Valeisha Butterfield from 2008 to 2010.


  • Rapture 
  • The Heart Specialist    
  • Stomp the Yard: Homecoming    
  • Burlesque
  • Sparkle
  • Think Like a Man
  • Entourage    
  • The Perfect Match
  • Chris Brown: Welcome to My Life
  • Same Difference
  • CIROC: What Men Want    

Net Worth

Terrence J has accumulated an estimated net worth of $4 million as an American actor, television personality, and model. He rose to prominence as the co-host of BET’s music video countdown show 106 & Park from 2006 until 2012, where he shared the stage with Rocsi Diaz

Terrence J also worked as a co-anchor for “E! News” till 2015. He has made a massive effect in the entertainment business and has been a notable character on many media platforms during his career.

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