Jaime Luis Gómez (born 1975), better known by his stage name Taboo, is an American singer, actor, and rapper best known as a member of the group The Black Eyed Peas.
Taboo was born in Boyle Heights, Los Angeles, California. His father is Mexican American and mother is of Shoshone Native American ancestry. He attended Rosemead High School (class of 1993), and was educated at Richard Garvey Intermediate School. Two days before his 33rd birthday, Taboo married Jaymie Dizon in Pasadena, California on July 12, 2008. will.i.am and apl.de.ap served as groomsmen. The couple had their first child, Jimmy Jalen Gomez on July 19, 2009 and their second, Journey, on April 19, 2011. He has another son from a previous relationship, Joshua, who was born October 13, 1993. An autobiography, "Fallin' Up: My Story", co-authored with Steve Dennis, was released in February 2011.