Jaime Luis Gomez was born in Boyle Heights, Los Angeles, California. Taboo is Mexican-American from both parents, as well as Shoshone Indian from his mother’s side. 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. His autobiography, “Fallin’ Up: My Story”, co-authored with Steve Dennis, was released in February 2011.