Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on November 28, 1993. American actor and rapper, Bryshere Y. Gray also known as Yazz The Greatest, has earned an estimated net worth of $2 million. He is best known for playing Hakeem Lyon in the hit TV series Empire. Since the age of 16, the entertainer has been passionate about and fond of music following his recovery from an injury inflicted when he was playing football for his high school team. He first showed his talent as a street performer to financially support his single mother. This ultimately made way for his collaboration with manager Charlie Mack. His professional showbiz career initially started in 2013 when he adopted “Yazz The Greatest” as his stage name. Since then, Gray has participated and performed at numerous music festivals in the Philadelphia area such as Jay Z’s Made in America Festival, The Roots’ Picnic Festival, and Power 99 FM’s Powerhouse concert. He has also performed in opening for artists like Fabulous and 2 Chainz. His big break came in acting for his role as Hakeem Lyon in the popular Fox television series Empire with fellow casts Taraji P. Henson, Terrence Howard, and Jussie Smollett in early 2015. Yazz reportedly signed to Columbia Records in March 2015.