Tamela Mann is an American film actress. Tamela Mann is also a singer known for her role as Cora Simmons in Tyler Perry’s films and 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 June 9, 1966 in Limestone County, Texas, United States. she is 55 years old and is under the zodiac sign Gemini. She is an American citizen and her birth name is Tamela Jean Johnson.
Name and information about Tamela’s parents are not yet known. However, she is known to have 13 siblings but their names are not yet known. Likewise, she grew up with her siblings in a very spiritual home anchored in the Church of God in Christ (COGIC). They were raised by their mother, “Mother Eppe,” who believed in and practiced sound biblical principles. When Tamela was 12, she also sang in the church’s adult choir and was often chosen to sing solos. She was shy but was able to thrive in the local church and high school choirs.
The names of the educational institutions she attended are not yet known about Tamela’s educational background and qualifications. However, if we take into account Mann’s age, she must have completed both high school and college until and unless she is a college dropout or has decided to drop out.
career and working life
Tamela Mann’s musical career began when she was able to take part in “Kirk Franklin and the Family”. She has collaborated and performed with artists such as Yolanda Adams, Mary J. Blige, Al Green, Celine Dion, Bono, R. Kelly and Fred Hammond. She has also worked with Local Legends including Demarcus Williams, Myron Williams, Kermit Wells, Excell Amos, Myron Butler and many others. Likewise, Tamela began acting in 1999. It was the time she was discovered by Tyler Perry. and debuted in the stage play I Can Do Bad All By Myself.
She subsequently starred in Meet the Browns, Diary of a Mad Black Woman, Madea’s Family Reunion, Madea’s Class Reunion and What’s Done in the Dark. You could even appear on TV shows like 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 they met Mr .Brown’s daughter portrayed. 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.
More about careers
Tamela Mann founded her own label, the Tillymann Music Group, together with her husband David in 2005. And they have released several projects through their label. She also released her solo album Gotta Keep Movin in 2005. After that she was able to release her first live album “The Live Experience” in 2007. Since then she released many other songs as well as albums. In addition, Mann’s second studio album The Master Plan was released in 2009. Her album reached #2 on the Billboard Gospel Album Chart and #97 on the Billboard 200.
She also won the 2014 Stellar Award for Best Female Gospel Artist of the Year and the 2014 BET Awards for Best Gospel Artist. In addition, she was able to release a duet album Us Against the World: The Love Project with her husband in 2018. Later in 2019, Billboard announced that Best Days was the gospel album of the decade.
Tamela Mann said yes to the actor David Mann. Her husband is known for his role as Deacon Leroy Brown in some of Tyler Perry’s plays. They also worked together professionally.
Also, in the spring of 2013, the couple renewed their 25th wedding vows. They have four children together and are named Faith Serenity, Tamera, Joy and Daniel and even have thirteen grandchildren. Additionally, a reality show about her family, It’s A Mann’s World, premiered in 2015. The show was able to show how they have a fun-loving, well-balanced family that focuses on divine principles and deals with real-world obstacles.
Tamela Mann has one height of 5 feet 4 inches and her weight is 65 kg. Man’s other body measurements like chest, waist, and hips are 32-26-32 inches respectively. In addition, Tamela has black hair and dark brown eyes.
Social Media and Wealth
Tamela Mann owns the Instagram account with her, which is managed by both of them. The name of her Instagram Account goes under the name “davidandtamela” and is a verified account. Her account has amassed 2.5 million followers and shared 1.6 thousand posts on her Instagram page so far.
According to celebritynetworth, Tamela Mann a net worth of $6 million and her main source of income is her acting and singing career.