|Treach Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 10 in|
|Date of Birth||December 2, 1970|
Treach is an American rapper and actor who is well-known as the co-founder and lead vocalist of the hip hop trio Naughty by Nature. His muscular frame also helped him land several guest and recurring roles in crime films and crime drama shows on television. Treach, as part of the Naughty by Nature group, won the “Best Rap Album” award at the 1996 Grammy awards for the group’s 4th album Poverty’s Paradise.
East Orange, Essex County, New Jersey, United States
New Jersey, United States
Treach had attended the East Orange Campus High School in New Jersey.
- Siblings – Diesel Criss (Younger Brother) (Rapper)
He is represented by –
- Jeff Epstein, Booking Agent, Universal Attractions Agency, Manhattan, New York, United States
- James “Jimmy” Maynes, Manager, Eastwind Media Group, New York, United States
- Tommaso Giuseppe, Event Manager/Coordinator, Eastwind Media Group, New York, United States
- Liza Lee, General Manager, Inkwell Entertainment, LLC, New York, United States
Hip Hop, East Coast Hip Hop
- MCA Records
- TVT Records
- Tommy Boy Entertainment / Warner Records Inc.
- Arista Records, Inc. / Bertelsmann Music Group (BMG)
- Illtown Records
- Out Da Gutta Records
5 ft 10 in or 178 cm
75 kg or 165.5 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Treach has dated –
- Tionne ‘T-Boz’ Watkins – Rumored
- Arnelle Simpson (1996-1997)
- Mary J. Blige – Rumored
- Salli Richardson-Whitfield (2001) – Rumored
- Pink (2002) – Rumored
- Sandra Denton (1998–2001) – Treach had started dating Jamaican-American hip-hop rapper and actress Sandra Denton a.k.a. Pepa in 1998 and they got married in 1999. The couple has a daughter named Egypt Jahnari Criss (b. September 2, 1998), and were separated in 2001. Sandra made allegations of abuse against Treach who denied all such allegations.
- Adrienne Bailon (2009)
- Cicely Evans (2009-Present) – Treach was in a long relationship with his partner Cicely Evans since 2009 and the couple even appeared together on Season 5 of VH1’s reality TV show Couples Therapy in 2014. They eventually got married on September 8, 2019, in New Jersey, and have 2 children together.
Race / Ethnicity
He is of African-American descent.
- Has a ‘cross’ tattoed on his forehead
- Freckled face
- Torso and both arms covered in tattoo
- Has a Tupac tattoo on his arm
Treach Favorite Things
- Hip Hop Group – Brand Nubian
- Film Director – Spike Lee
- Rappers – Kanye West, ASAP Rocky, Uncle Murda, Tupac Shakur
- TV Shows – Martin (1992-1997), In Living Color (1990-1994), The Arsenio Hall Show (1989-1994), Living Single (1993-1998)
Source – Complex
- He started a hip-hop trio in 1986 with Vin Rock and DJ Kay Gee. It was named The New Style and released its first album in 1989 after which the group was mentored by Queen Latifah and changed its name to Naughty by Nature. The group won the “Favorite New Artist – Rap / Hip-Hop” award at the 1992 American Music Awards.
- In 2000, Treach and Kay Gee had a dispute regarding the group’s finances which led to Kay Gee leaving the group and the trio eventually disbanded in 2002. They reconciled in 2006 and restarted the group’s musical work and concerts.
- Treach is the godfather of rapper Malicious Jynx’s son.
- In April 2014, Treach was arrested in Union City, New Jersey for allegedly passing traffic police at the speed of 55 miles/hour in a 25 miles/hour zone. He reportedly attempted to evade the officers by leading them on a high-speed chase and was charged with reckless driving and speeding.
- During his trial, it was also revealed that there was another pending warrant for his arrest for failing to appear at a child support hearing. He subsequently appeared in a Jersey City court and spent a night in jail before being released on a USD 15k bail.
Featured Image by Treach / Instagram