Hollywood actor Terrence Howard is building a reputation for re-marrying his ex-wives. The first of such an occurrence was in 2005 when he remarried his first ex-wife, Lori McCommas. The couple had previously divorced in 2003 after being married for 14 years. History is set to repeat itself again as the Empire star re-proposed to his third ex-wife, Miranda Pak, in December 2018. Find out all there is to know about Miranda Pak, including the exact timeline of her relationship with Howard and what she does for a living.
Miranda Pak Biography
Miranda Cristine Pak was born on the 1st day of June 1977 in Vancouver, Canada. She has both Canadian and American citizenship and is of Korean descent.
Pak has not revealed specific details about her childhood, most especially the identity of her parents and if she has any siblings. There is, however, no doubt that her family will be proud of her given all she has managed to accomplish by sheer dint of hard work and determination. In regards to her educational background, Ms. Pak completed her high school diploma before going on to obtain a college degree from the renowned New York University.
Other Facts About Terrence Howard’s Ex-Wife
1. She is a Former Model Who Turned Entrepreneur
The naturally stunning Miranda Pak delved into the world of professional modeling after college. She is known to have spent some time working at HIN (Hot Import Nights), a popular auto show that features dazzling displays of the best-customized vehicles. The event also sees gorgeous models promoting the products of various companies and magazines whilst featuring in fashion shows.
Pak took part in HIN 2012 during which she served as a promotional model for women’s magazine, Vanity fair. In recent times, Miranda Pak has scaled back her modeling career and is now an entrepreneur. She owns a restaurant called Shabu Shabu Bar, located in Santa Ana, California. The restaurant serves contemporary hot-pot-style Japanese dishes.
2. Her First Marriage to Terrence Howard was in October 2013
Miranda Pak first met her future husband while she was dining with a former boss at an L.A. restaurant in 2013. Legend has it that the actor boldly walked up to her table and told her companion that he doesn’t know if she is his wife or his girlfriend but that what he did know was that Pak was absolutely stunning.
Pak remarked that he was being quite bold and the actor replied that only a tiger can approach another tiger. The duo thereafter commenced a romantic relationship that led to them tying the knot three weeks later in October 2013. The ceremony was a private affair and was held in Vancouver, Canada.
Pak and Howard were unfortunately only married for less than a year before they separated in August 2014. The two later officially divorced in July 2015.
3. Pak and Howard Have Two Kids Together
Miranda Pak and Terrence Howard welcomed their first child, a son named Qirin Love Howard, on the 7th of May 2015. The couple were already separated at this point and finalized their divorce two months later, in July 2015.
Despite the separation and divorce, the couple maintained a close relationship that sparked rumors of a possible reunion. For instance, the pair made a joint red carpet appearance at the 2015 Emmys. They were also spotted displaying some PDA during a charity event in California in October 2015. Additionally, Howard posted a happy anniversary tweet where he described Pak as his life’s love. It was therefore not surprising when the couple welcomed a second child in 2016, a son named Hero.
4. She and Her Ex-Husband Got Engaged Again in December 2018
The Empire star popped the big question, again, during a dinner at the Crustacean Beverly Hills restaurant. In a video posted on his Instagram handle, Howard stated that it took 45 years for him to find Pak and that now they were together, he will spend the rest of eternity at her side. The actor also expressed his hope that everybody will be lucky enough to find that one person that completes them because it means everything.
While Miranda Pak and Terrence Howard are yet to tie the knot again, the former and future Mrs. Howard has not been shy to show off her engagement ring. The gorgeous rock is a 7-carat rose-gold ring that is complete with a diamond-clad setting. It was reportedly made by celebrity jeweler, Ben Baller.
5. Her Man has a History of Domestic Violence
Terrence Howard was previously married to Lori McCommas from 1989 to 2003. They divorced in 2003, remarried in 2005 and ultimately split in 2007. The couple’s union was marred by allegations of domestic violence.
For instance, in 2001, Howard was arrested for violently attacking, harassing, stalking, making terrorist threats, and assaulting Lori. The police disclosed that he had forced himself into her home, chased her around and punched her in the face. A similar pattern repeated during Howard’s second married to Filipino/American Michelle Ghent. Ghent alleged that the actor had caused her physical injuries, threatened her and also stalked her by phone. She obtained two restraining orders against him before their eventual divorce in 2013.