Jayceon Terrell Taylor
The Game, Game, Chuck, Hurricane, The California King, Dr. Dre’s Protege, The Face of Los Angeles, King of the West, G-Unot
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
The Game went to Compton High School and graduated in 1999.
He took admission into Washington State University on a basketball scholarship thereafter but was expelled due to drug possession. Though, the university’s staff denies of his admission into their university.
Rapper, actor, record producer
- Father – George Taylor
- Siblings – Jevon Taylor (Older Brother) (Died), Tiasha Taylor (Sister), Sherani Taylor (Sister), Big Fase 100 (aka George Taylor III) (Older Half-Brother) (Rapper)
Blood Money, Aftermath, DGC, Geffen, G-Unit, Interscope, The Black Wall Street Records, Get Low Recordz
6 ft 3½ in or 192 cm
96 kg or 212 pounds
Girlfriend / Spouse
The Game has dated –
- Charli Baltimore – Rappers Charli Baltimore and The Game were RUMORed to have had a fling with each other.
- Tiffney Cambridge (2004-2012) – In June 2004, The Game started dating a 6th-grade teacher Tiffney Cambridge. They welcomed two children, son King Justice in April 2007 and daughter Cali Dream in August 2010. In October 2011, the couple also got engaged. In July 2012, they finally broke up after spending 8 years together.
- Mya (2005) – Singer and actress Mya and Game were romantically linked to each other from January 2005 to April 2005.
- Keyshia Cole (2005) – Singer Keyshia Cole and Game dated briefly from July 2005 to November 2005.
- Valeisha Butterfield (2006) – Actress and model Valeisha Butterfield started dating Game and even got engaged in March 2006. They announced their marriage to happen in March 2007. But, the couple broke off in June 2006.
- Kim Kardashian West (2006) – For a week in August 2006, Game and reality TV star Kim Kardashian dated each other.
- Faith Barbee Jackson (2009) – Singer Faith Barbee Jackson and Game hooked up in 2009.
- Tila Tequila (2010) – Vietnamese American television personality Tila Tequila and The Game were RUMORed to be dating in January 2010.
- Gloria Govan (2011) – TV personality, philanthropist and author Gloria Govan and The Game dated for 6 months from June to December 2011.
- Leaux Lolo Steez (2013) – The Game assistant Leaux Lolo Steez (aka Steezy) had an 8-month long affair from January 2013 to September 2013.
- Khloe Kardashian (2013) – In October 2003, reality Tv star Khloe Kardashian and Game were RUMORed to have had a fling in October 2013.
- Blac Chyna (2014) – In December 2014, model and entrepreneur Blac Chyna and Game were RUMORed to have hooked up.
- India Westbrooks (2014-2015) – Glamour model and Tumblr blogger India Westbrooks started dating Game in June 2014. They remained an item for a year and split in July 2015.
- Karrueche Tran (2015) – Actress and model Karrueche Tran was RUMORed to have had an encounter with Game in 2015.
- Indya Marie (2015) – Model Indya Marie and Game hooked up from July 2015 to September 2015.
- Briona Mae (2015-2016) – From September 2015 to February 2016, glamour model Briona Mae and The Game were an item.
- Apryl Jones (2016-Present) – TV personality Apryl Jones and The Game started dating in October 2016. They are still going strong in 2017.
The Game has another son Harlem Caron Taylor, born on June 30, 2003. Harlem’s godfather is Joel Madden.
Race / Ethnicity
He partnered with 310 Motoring to create The Hurricanes shoes.
The Game has also endorsed –
- Athletic Propulsion Labs (APL)
- Beats by Dre
Best Known For
His rapping skills and songs like Hate It or Love It, My Life, and Dreams.
In January 2005, he released his debut album The Documentary which was sold more than 2.5 million times in the US alone. It charted at #1 on Canadian and US Hip Hop music charts.
He debuted with drama-action film Waist Deep for his main role as Big Meat.
First TV Show
In 2000, The Game was seen in dating game show Change of Heart as himself.
The rapper remains physically active and also promoted “60 Days of Fitness Challenge” with his trainer brother Byrd around 2013. He lost fat and replaced that by muscles by following the fitness challenge.
He likes drinking chamomile tea while traveling to settle his nerves.
The Game Favorite Things
- Movie – Blow Out (1981)
- Rappers – Ja Rule, DMX, Willie D
- Album – The Miseducation Of Lauryn Hill (By Lauryn Hill), The Resurrection (By Geto Boys), etc.
Source – IMDb.com, Complex.com
The Game Facts
- He was raised in a low-income crime-ridden city of Compton in Los Angeles.
- While young, he was a member of the African American street gang Bloods.
- The Game has called his family “dysfunctional” in an October 2006 MTV News Interview.
- The Game was put in a foster care system from 7 to 15.
- The Game has numerous tattoos over his body. He has tattoos of Barack Obama‘s face, rapper Eazy-E, butterfly, pigeon, clown, rapper Nate Dogg, Converse All-Star logo, etc.
- He had a conflict with 50 Cent & G-Unit and so got tattooed G-Unot under the left elbow.
- With rapper Stat Quo, he founded the record label Rolex Records. The name was changed to “The Firm” and finally to “Blood Money Entertainment.”
- He had voiced characters for the video games Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas and Def Jam: Icon.
- He is the favorite rapper of Ed Sheeran.