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Tamela Mann

Tamela Mann is an American Movie Actress. Tamela Mann is also a singer popular for her role as Cora Simmons in Tyler Perry’s films as well as television series. She began her entertainment career as a member of the gospel group “Kirk Franklin and the Family”.

Birth Facts and Education

Tamela Mann was born on June 9, 1966, in Limestone County, Texas, USA. She is 56 years old and is under the astrological sign, Gemini. She holds American nationality and her birth name is Tamela Jean Johnson.

The name and information regarding Tamela’s parents are not available until now. However, it is known that she has 13 siblings but their names are unknown as of now. Likewise, she along with her siblings grew up in a very spiritual home grounded in the Church of God in Christ (COGIC). Their mother, “Mother Eppe”, reared them and believed in and exercised solid biblical principles. Moreover, when Tamela was 12 years old, she was singing in the church’s adult choir and was often selected to sing solos. She was bashful but was able to blossom in the local church and high school choirs.

Regarding Tamela’s educational background and qualifications, the names of the educational institutions she attended have not been available until now. However, when we consider Mann’s age, she must have graduated from both high school and university until and unless she is a dropout or decides to quit further studies.

Career and Professional Life

Her musical career started when she was able to join “Kirk Franklin and the Family”. She has collaborated as well as performed along with artists like Yolanda Adams, Mary J. Blige, Al Green, Celine Dion, Bono, R. Kelly, and Fred Hammond. She collaborated with “Local Legends” as well and they include ” Demarcus Williams, Myron Williams, Kermit Wells, Excell Amos, Myron Butler, and a host of others. Likewise, Tamela started acting in the year 1999. It was the time when she was discovered by Tyler Perry. and debuted in the stage play “I Can Do Bad All By Myself”.

She then went on to act in Meet the Browns, Diary of a Mad Black Woman, Madea’s Family Reunion, Madea’s Class Reunion, as well as What’s Done in the Dark. Mann even was able to appear on television shows such as The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, the United States of America World Olympics, BET Soundstage, the 1999 Grammy Awards, the Dove Awards, Tyler Perry’s House of Payne, and Tyler Perry’s Meet the Browns, in which she portrays Mr. Brown’s daughter. The movies Mann starred in include Kingdom Come, Diary of a Mad Black Woman, Meet The Browns, Madea Goes to Jail, Sparkle, Hanging with the Manns, and many others as well. Although she is a famous singer, she has not endorsed any brands as of now.

More About Career

Tamela Mann along with her husband David created their label, Tillymann Music Group, in the year 2005. And, they have released several projects through their label. Likewise, she released her solo album in the year 2005. “Gotta Keep Movin'”. After that in the year 2007, she was able to release her first live album, “The Live Experience”, Since then, she released many other songs as well as albums as well. Moreover, Mann’s second studio album, The Master Plan, was released in the year 2009. Her album was able to peak at number 2 on the Billboard Gospel Album Chart and at number 97 on the Billboard 200.

Likewise, she also was able to win the Stellar Award’s “Best Female Gospel Artist of the Year” in the year 2014, as well as Best Gospel Artist at the 2014 BET Awards. Also, in the year 2018, she was able to release a duet album along with her husband, Us Against the World: The Love Project. Later in the year 2019, Billboard announced that Best Days was the Gospel Album of the Decade.

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Caption: Tamela Mann singing at the show (Source: Essence)

Relationship Status

Tamela tied the knot with actor David Mann. Her husband is popular for his role as Deacon Leroy Brown in some of Tyler Perry’s plays. They also have worked together professionally.

Likewise, the couple renewed their 25th wedding vows in the spring of the year 2013. They have four children together and their names are Faith Serenity, Tamera, Joy, and Daniel and even have thirteen grandchildren. Moreover, a reality show about their family, It’s A Mann’s World, premiered in the year 2015. The show was able to show how they have a fun-loving, balanced family, centered on godly principles and coping with real-life obstacles.

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Caption: Tamela Mann along with her husband (Source: Essence)

Body Measurements

Tamela has a height of 5 feet 4 inches and her weight is 65 Kg. Mann’s other body measurements such as her chest size, waist size, and hip size, are 32-26-32 inches respectively. Moreover, Tamela has black hair and dark brown eyes.

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Caption: Tamela Mann posing for a picture (Source: HeartSong Live)

Tamela Mann – Social Media

Tamela along with her owns the Instagram account which is handled by both of them. The name of their Instagram account is under the name “davidandtamela” and is a verified account. Their account has mustered 2.5 million followers until now and has shared 1.6K posts on their Instagram page.

Tamela Mann – Net Worth 2024

According to Celebritynetworthh, Tamela Mann has a net worth of $6 million and her main income source is her acting as well as singing career.