Quincy Brown Wiki Bio
Quincy Taylor Brown was born in Columbus, Georgia USA, on 4 June 1991 – his zodiac sign is Gemini, and he holds American nationality. He’s an actor, model and a singer, who’s perhaps known best for his portrayal of Jaleel, one of the supporting characters in the 2015 adventure crime comedy movie “Dope”. It was written and directed by Rick Famuyiwa, starred Shameik Moore, Tony Revolori and Kiersey Clemons, and follows the geek Malcolm, whose life changes after he’s invited to an underground party. The movie was a hit, winning five of the 30 awards for which it was nominated.
Early life, parents and education
Quincy was raised in Columbus by his father Albert Joseph Brown III, a famous American singer, and his late mother Kimberly Porter, who was a model.
When he was three years old, Kimberly began dating the American rapper Sean Love Combs, and he later legally adopted Quincy. Kimberly then gave birth to Quincy’s half-siblings Christian, D’Lila and Jessie. The family often moved, but Quincy still spent the majority of his early life in Columbus, where he attended a local high school, and upon moving to Los Angeles, California, he switched to Calabasas High School, from which he matriculated in 2009. Quincy then chose not to pursue a college degree, but to focus on his acting career.
Roles in movies
Quincy made his debut film appearance in 2004 aged 13, when he portrayed Que, in the action drama “The Game Don’t Differ”, and his following role came eight years later, when he played Reggie, in the 2012 comedy “We the Party”.
The following year saw him appear in the short music video “Tell Me, Tell Me”, and in 2015, Quincy starred as Chris Collins, in the drama “Brotherly Love”. It was written and directed by Jamal Hill, also starred Keke Palmer and Cory Hardrict, and follows the basketball player Sergio Taylor, while he’s attending Overbrook High School; the movie was nominated for two awards. The same year saw him play Dante in the action drama “Street”, and in 2018, Quincy played John Barton, one of the main characters in the romantic fantasy drama “The Holiday Calendar”.
It was written by Amyn Kaderali, directed by Bradley Walsh, and also starred Kat Graham and Ethan Peck. It follows a photographer who has just inherited a holiday calendar, which happens to predict the future.
Most recently, in 2019 Quincy played Josh Barton, in the critically acclaimed adventure comedy “The Knight Before Christmas”. It follows a medieval British Knight who gets teleported into present-day America, and there falls in love with a science teacher who doesn’t believe in love. It won one of the three awards for which it was nominated.
Roles in TV series
Quincy has appeared in only three TV series.
In 2015, he was cast to play Trey Peach in the episode “Hero to Zero” of the mystery crime drama “CSI: Crime Scene Investigation”. It aired from 2000 to 2015 and won 68 awards, including six Primetime Emmys, while it was nominated for 127 other awards.
In 2016, Quincy played Daylon, in the episodes “A Front Row Seat”, “Immunity” and “Making Millions”, of the mystery crime drama “The Haves and the Have Nots”.
His only other role has been his portrayal of the main character Derek, in the musical drama “Star”. It was created by Tom Donaghy and Lee Daniels, aired from 2016 to 2019, and also starred Jude Demorest and Brittany O’Grady. The series follows three women from Atlanta who have formed a musical group – it was nominated for seven awards.
Quincy has been featured in a number of documentaries, including the 2008 series “My Super Sweet 16”, and the 2015 series “Unsung”.
He has made a guest appearance in various talk-shows, such as “Entertainment Tonight”, “The Wendy Williams Show” and “The Craig Caddell Show”.
Modelling and singing
In the summer of 2012, Quincy walked the catwalk at Botswana’s Gaborone Fashion Weekend, and on 19 February 2015, he appeared on the catwalk at New York Fashion Week.
It was revealed in June 2016, that Quincy would be signing a contract with Bad Boy/Epic Records, and he has since released a couple of songs, including “Stay a While” and “Sunshine”.
He’s also an entrepreneur, having founded his own production company FourXample, while Quincy has also launched his watch line – Chalk by Quincy – as well as a jeans collection, and his own start-up technology company.
Love life and girlfriend
Quincy’s quite open when it comes to his love life, and there are five women whom he has been with, that the public knows about. In 2014, he dated the American model Amber Rose, and the same year saw him date Kelly Osbourne, a British TV personality, model, singer and actress. Quincy then started a relationship with Keke Palmer, an American actress, and they dated on-and-off for the following three years.
In 2016, he dated Kourtney Kardashian, an American social media star and a model, who’s followed by more than 128 million people on Instagram. The relationship lasted for only a couple of months, then in 2017, Quincy dated Ryan Destiny Irons, an American singer-songwriter and actress.
As of June 2021, Quincy appears to be single, hasn’t married and doesn’t have children.
Hobbies and other interests
Quincy’s a fashionista, and goes shopping for clothes at least once a week, thus making him a bit of a shopaholic.
He loves to travel, and his acting and modelling career has taken him to various US states, as well as to many European and Asian countries. His dream travel destination is Miami in Florida.
Quincy’s physically active, and has a couple of training sessions at the gym each week.
He has his own favorite actors and actresses, some of whom are Al Pacino, Robert De Niro and the late Marlon Brando, while a couple of his favorite movies are the trilogy “The Godfather”, “Apocalypse Now” and “The Sleepers”.
Quincy likes to listen to music, and his favorite musicians are Lady Gaga, Eminem and Kanye West, while his favorite song is “Good Morning” by Kanye.
Age, height and net worth
Quincy’s age is 30. He has long brown braided hair and brown eyes, his height is 6ft 2ins (1.88m), and he weighs around 187lbs (85kgs).
As of June 2021, his net worth has been estimated at over $4 million.