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Born Name

Jaime Luis Gomez

Nick Name

Taboo Nawasha, Bobby Green Toes, Pringles

Taboo from Black Eyed Peas
Taboo from Black Eyed Peas as seen in 2016

Sun Sign

Cancer

Born Place

Boyle Heights, Los Angeles, California, United States

Residence

Los Angeles, California, United States

Nationality

American

Education

Taboo went to the Richard Garvey Intermediate School in Rosemead. After completing his eighth-grade education, he got enrolled at the Rosemead High School and graduated in 1993.

Occupation

Rapper, singer, songwriter, actor, DJ

Family

  • Father – Jimmy J. Gómez
  • Mother – Aurora Ann Sifuentes
  • Siblings – Unknown
  • Others – Luis Gonzalez Sifuentes Jr. (Maternal Grandfather), Clarita Acosta (Maternal Grandmother)

Manager

Taboo is represented by Paradigm Talent Agency.

Genre

Hip-hop, electro, alternative hip-hop

Instruments

Vocals, guitar, electronic keyboard

Labels

Nawasha Networks, Interscope, will.i.am Music Group, A&M Records

Build

Slim

Height

5 ft 11 in or 180 cm

Weight

75 kg or 165 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Taboo has dated

  • Jaymie Dizon – Taboo first met fashion publicist Jaymie Dizon at a club in Los Angeles in 1999. Before long, they had started dating but their relationship lasted only for a brief time. They met each other again in 2005 at a fashion show. Soon after, they reignited their romance and after a couple of dinner-dates realized that they were perfect for each other. On the eve of Valentine’s Day in 2007, he surprised her by taking her to the Beverly Hills jeweler Neil Lane’s shop. They co-designed a sparkling cushion cut 3-carat engagement ring and got married in Pasadena in July 2008. His Black Eyed Peas group mates will.i.am and apl.de.ap served as groomsmen. The lavish wedding reception was held at the Biltmore hotel in Santa Clara with around 200 guests in attendance. In July 2009, his wife gave birth to their first child, Jimmy Jalen Gomez, who was followed by their second, Journey, in April 2011. After their marriage, Jaymie also became stepmother to his son, Joshua, who was born out of an earlier relationship.

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Race / Ethnicity

Multiracial

He has Mexican ancestry on both his parents’ side. He also has Shoshone Indian ancestry on his mother’s side.

Hair Color

Black

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • His flamboyant hairstyles
  • Often wears a fedora hat

Measurements

Taboo’s body specifications like chest, waist and biceps measurements are unknown.

Shoe Size

Unknown

Brand Endorsements

Taboo has appeared in the TV commercial for American Cancer Society (Taboo: The Fight).(2016)

Religion

Unknown

Best Known For

Being a member of the popular hip-hop and pop group, The Black Eyes Peas. They have released several chart-topping and critically acclaimed music albums and singles. Overall, the band has sold more than 75 million records.

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First Album

In 1998, his music group released their debut studio album, Behind the Front.

First Film

In 2002, he made his film debut playing the role of the main villain in the comedy flick, Fists of Cheese.

First TV Show

In December 2003, Taboo made his first TV show appearance as himself on the music TV show, Top of the Pops.

Personal Trainer

Taboo follows a healthy lifestyle wherein he works out regularly and ensures that he is eating healthy and clean foods. When it comes to the gym workout, he mixes strength training and conditioning with body weight exercises. Plus, the effort needed to keep going while performing live on the stage provides him with additional high tempo cardio workout.

His typical workout features exercises such as burpees, mountain climbers, jumping jacks, and strength conditioning exercises involving dumb bells and exercise machines. And, while touring, he often drags his Black Eyes Peas bandmate apl.de.ap to the gym to work out with him.

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Taboo Favorite Things

Unknown

Taboo Facts

  1. In 2014, he was diagnosed with stage 2 testicular cancer after he checked into the emergency room due to the pain he felt throughout his body after a live performance.
  2. He had to undergo surgery and follow it up with a 12-week course of chemotherapy to take care of his ailment.
  3. His solo single The Fight has been inspired by his fight against testicular cancer. He has donated a portion of the proceeds from the sale of the single to the American Cancer Society.
  4. He was appointed as the ambassador for the American Cancer Society in May 2016.
  5. In February 2011, he published his autobiography Fallin’ Up: My Story, which he had written in collaboration with Steve Dennis.
  6. His musical alias Taboo was partially inspired by the 1980 adult movie of the same name.
  7. In 1995, will.i.am and apl.de.ap hired him to replace Dante Santiago. They also scrapped their old group name Atban Klann and adopted “Black Eyes Peas” as their official band name.
  8. Taboo has been a vocal advocate of the rights for the Indigenous tribes and Native American ethnic groups.
  9. Follow him on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube.

Featured Image by Walterlan Papetti / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 4.0

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