Quincy Taylor Brown, known professionally as Quincy Brown or Quincy, is an American actor, singer and entrepreneur. He is best known for his roles in films such as “Dope” and TV shows and series including “Star”. Quincy is also recognized for his music career, work as a model and brand ambassador for various fashion brands.
Quincy Brown Wiki: Age, Childhood, and Education
Quincy Taylor Brown was born on 4 June 1991 in New York City, USA, the son of Kim Porter and a rapper who goes by the name Al B Sure. However, his mother started dating Sean’ Diddy’ Combs when Quincy was three years old, and he became his informal stepfather. He has three half-siblings from this relationship, brother Christian and sisters D’Lila and Jessie.
His sweet 16th birthday party was featured in MTV’s “My Super Sweet 16”. He matriculated from Calabasas High School.
Quincy Taylor Brown began his acting career with several early roles, showcasing his talent and versatility. In 2012, he portrayed Reggie in the comedy film “We the Party” directed by Mario Van Peebles. The movie revolves around the lives of a group of teenagers in Los Angeles as they navigate the challenges of adolescence, relationships and high school parties.
In 2015, Quincy appeared in multiple projects. He played Chris Collins in the drama film “Brotherly Love”, directed by Jamal Hill, which follows a tight-knit family in Philadelphia and explores themes of love, loyalty, and the pursuit of dreams amidst the struggles of urban life.
The same year, Quincy starred as Jaleel in the critically acclaimed coming-of-age film “Dope”, directed by Rick Famuyiwa, acting alongside Shameik Moore, Kiersey Clemons, and Tony Revolori. “Dope” follows a geeky high school student named Malcolm, as he gets entangled in a series of misadventures involving drugs and crime in his neighborhood.
Quincy also appeared in the drama film “Street”, directed by Bradford May, in which he portrayed Dante, co-starring alongside actors such as Meagan Good, Ruby Dee, and Nafessa Williams. The film focuses on the lives of three young men in Los Angeles who form an unlikely bond as they face challenges related to friendship, family, and personal aspirations.
In addition to his film roles, Quincy made guest appearances in several television series. He played Trey Peach in an episode of the crime drama series “CSI: Crime Scene Investigation” in 2015, sharing the screen with actors such as Ted Danson and Elisabeth Shue.
In 2016, Quincy had a recurring role as Daylon in three episodes of the drama series “The Haves and the Have Nots” created by Tyler Perry. The show explores the dynamics between the wealthy Cryer family and their hired help, revealing dark secrets, power struggles, and tangled relationships. While appearing in the show, he worked with actors including Tika Sumpter, Crystal Fox, and John Schneider.
Success on ‘Star’
Quincy secured the career-changing role of Derek Jones in the television series “Star” from 2016 to 2019, a musical drama created by Lee Daniels and Tom Donaghy, following the lives of three talented young singers as they navigate the challenging music industry. In the series, Quincy portrayed Derek Jones, a talented and ambitious aspiring musician. Derek becomes an integral part of a girl group called “Take 3” alongside Star Davis (played by Jude Demorest) and Alexandra Crane (played by Ryan Destiny). Together, they navigate the cutthroat music industry, facing various obstacles and striving to achieve success.
“Star” provided Quincy with the opportunity to work with a talented ensemble, including Queen Latifah, Benjamin Bratt and Amiyah Scott, among others. Queen Latifah played the role of Carlotta Brown, a surrogate mother, and mentor to the group. Benjamin Bratt portrayed Jahil Rivera, a troubled music producer, while Amiyah Scott took on the role of Cotton Brown, Carlotta’s transgender daughter.
Through his role in “Star”, Quincy Taylor Brown demonstrated his abilities as both an actor and a singer, leaving a lasting impression on audiences and marking a significant milestone in his career.
Quincy continued his successful career, taking on diverse projects and collaborating with talented co-stars. In 2018, Quincy appeared in the romantic comedy film “The Holiday Calendar”, in which he played Josh. The movie tells the story of a talented photographer named Abby Sutton, played by Kat Graham, who receives an antique Advent calendar from her grandfather. To her surprise, the calendar predicts the future, including romantic encounters with a potential love interest, played by Quincy Taylor Brown. As Abby navigates her personal and professional life with the help of the magical calendar, she discovers the true meaning of love and finds her own happiness.
From 2021 to 2022, Quincy had a recurring role in the television series “Power Book III: Raising Kanan”. The show serves as a prequel to the original “Power” series, exploring the early years of Kanan Stark, portrayed by Mekai Curtis. Quincy played Crown, a ruthless and powerful drug dealer operating in 1990s South Jamaica, Queens, delving into Kanan’s journey as he navigates the dangerous and complex world of drug trafficking alongside various characters and adversaries, including Crown, played by Quincy Taylor Brown.
In addition to acting, Quincy Brown is an accomplished musician. He released his debut EP, “This Is for You” in 2017, but has released a number of singles, starting in 2012 with “Stay Awhile”, a duet with Kendre. Other popular songs include “Friends First” (2014), a collaboration with French Montana, “Exotic” (2015), “I can tell you” (2017), and “Aye Yo” with Shaggy and Patoranking.
According to authoritative sources, Quincy Brown’s net worth is estimated at $4 million, as of mid-2023.
Personal Life, Dating, Married, Wife, Children
Since joining the celebrity scene, Quincy has been in several high-profile relationships. He was seen with Amber Rose, socialite, and actress, while he dated Kelly Osbourne briefly in 2014, and actress Keke Palmer from 2013 to 2017. Moreover, he was rumored to have dated Kourtney Kardashian in 2016. Since then, Quincy has maintained a low profile, with no information on his love life.
Appearance and Body Measurements
Quincy Brown has black hair and brown eyes. He stands at a height of 6ft 2ins (1.88m), while he weighs approximately 170lbs (78kgs). His vital statistics are unknown, but he has an athletic figure.