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Common is a 51-year-old American Rapper from Chicago, Illinois, USA. He was born on Monday, March 13, 1972. Is Common married or single, and who is he dating now? Let’s find out!

As of 2023, Common is possibly single.


Lonnie Rashid Lynn Jr., 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. He was a business administration major at Florida A&M University where he was on scholarship.

Real Name
Lonnie Rashid Lynn, Jr.
Place of Birth
Chicago, Illinois, USA
Date of Birth
March 13, 1972 (age 51)
Birth Sign
Marital Status

Fun Fact: On the day of Common’s birth, "Heart Of Gold" by Neil Young was the number 1 song on The Billboard Hot 100 and Richard Nixon (Republican) was the U.S. President.

Common’s Girlfriend

Common is single. He is not dating anyone currently. Common had at least 6 relationship in the past. Common has not been previously engaged. He has dated singer Erykah Badu, actress and singer Taraji P. Henson, and tennis player Serena Williams. He has a daughter named Omoye. According to our records, he has no children.

Common Girlfriend

Like many celebrities and famous people, Common keeps his personal and love life private. Check back often as we will continue to update this page with new relationship details. Let’s take a look at Common past relationships, ex-girlfriends and previous hookups.

Common’s birth sign is Pisces. Pisces are caring, intuitive mates and favor the security of long-term monogamous relationships. The most compatible signs with Pisces are generally considered to be Taurus, Cancer, Scorpio, and Capricorn. The least compatible signs with Pisces are generally considered to be Gemini and Sagittarius. Common also has a ruling planet of Neptune.

Past Relationships

Common has been in relationships with Angela Rye (2017 – 2018), Laura Dern (2016), Serena Williams (2007 – 2010), Taraji P. Henson (2005 – 2007) and Erykah Badu (2000 – 2002). He has also had an encounter with Karrine Steffans (1999). He has not been previously engaged. We are currently in process of looking up more information on the previous dates and hookups.

Common Biography

Common was born on the 13th of March in 1972 (Generation X). Generation X, known as the "sandwich" generation, was born between 1965 and 1980. They are lodged in between the two big well-known generations, the Baby Boomers and the Millennials. Unlike the Baby Boomer generation, Generation X is focused more on work-life balance rather than following the straight-and-narrow path of Corporate America.
Common’s life path number is 8.

Common is popular for being a Rapper. Born Lonnie Lynn, he is a popular hip-hop artist who first rose to prominence in the 1990’s with the release of his debut album Can I Borrow A Dollar? He also became an actor with roles in the AMC western television series Hell on Wheels and in such movies as Smokin’ Aces, American Gangster, Terminator Salvation and Suicide Squad. In 2015, he won an Academy Award for Best Original Song for his composition “Glory” with John Legend for the film Selma. Lonnie Rashid Lynn, Jr. attended Luther High School South, Chicago and Florida A&M University, majored in business administration.

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Common was born in the 1970s. The 1970s were an era of economic struggle, cultural change, and technological innovation. The Seventies saw many women's rights, gay rights, and environmental movements.

The 51-year-old American was born in the Year of the Rat and is part of Generation X

According to Chinese Zodiac, Common was born in the Year of the Rat. People born in the Year of the Rat are clever and charming. They are curious, but sometimes too motivated by money.

Common Facts

What is Common marital status?


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Does he have any children?

Common has no children.

Is Common having any relationship affair?

According to our records, no.

Was Common ever been engaged?

Common has not been previously engaged.

How rich is Common?

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Common’s birth sign is Pisces and he has a ruling planet of Neptune.


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