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IronE Singleton Biography

Birth Name:
Robert Singleton
Birth Place:
Atlanta, Georgia, United States

Fast Facts

  • Lost his mother to HIV/AIDS while he was still in high school
  • Wrote a play in high school based on Martin Luther King's "I Have a Dream" speech for a city-wide contest in Atlanta; earned second-place honors
  • Attended college on academic and athletic scholarships
  • Played defensive back and later running back on the University of Georgia football team
  • Prior to breaking into film and television, wrote and performed a one-man stage show, IronE
  • Resurrected
  • Performed as Homer the Brave, the mascot for the Atlanta Braves baseball team, from 1997 to 2006
  • Also briefly worked as Thrash, the mascot for the Atlanta Thrashers ice-hockey team
  • Changed his name to IronE in 2000, to use as an icebreaker while trying to launch his showbiz career


  • Commaleta Singleton -- Wife