Tina Campbell Biography


Tina Campbell

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Birth Name: Tina Campbell
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Birth Country: United States
Birth Sign: taurus
Age:   42 Years
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Tina Campbell (born May 1, 1974) is an American singer. She is best known from Mary Mary, an American contemporary gospel duo, consisting of sisters Erica Atkins-Campbell and Trecina "Tina" Atkins-Campbell. She was born as Trecina Evette Atkins in California to mother Thomasina Atkins, an evangelist and choir director at the Evangelistic Church of God in Christ, and father Eddie A. Atkins, an Elder in the Church of God In Christ and Gang/Youth Counselor. She along with her sister Erica grew up as part of a large family of nine children in Inglewood, California. Their mother and father were married and divorced three times when their father, Eddie, died in 2013.

These Mary Mary Duo were married to men who happen to have the same last name – Campbell.
Tina got married to Teddy Campbell in 2000, who is the drummer for American Idol. He also has a daughter, Cierra, from a previous relationship. They have five children together. She gave birth to her first daughter Laiah Simone Campbell on September 9, 2003, second daughter Meela Jane Campbell was born on June 11, 2007. She gave birth to a twin son on October 20, 2009, named Glendon Theodore II, Tj. Tina gave birth to a son, Santana Campbell, on August 4, 2012. She is not involved in any kind of extra marital affairs and there is no sign of them getting divorced.

Tina Campbell is best known as the member of Mary Mary with her sister Erica. This duo are often credited along with Kirk Franklin for broadening the fan base of urban contemporary gospel in the 2000s by introducing elements of soul music, hip hop, funk and jazz. Mary Mary broke onto the music scene with their popular song "Shackles (Praise You)"—which is considered one of the pioneering songs of urban contemporary gospel music. In an interview, they stated that they are inspired by the two famous Marys from the Bible; Mary, the mother of Jesus Christ, and Mary Magdalene, so they named their group as the Mary Mary. She is earning a huge salary from her singing profession.

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Born in California

1974 1st of December

She was from a middle class family. She was born as Trecina Evette Atkins in California to mother Thomasina Atkins, an evangelist and choir director at the Evangelistic Church of God in Christ, and father Eddie A. Atkins, an Elder in the Church of God In Christ and Gang/Youth Counselor. She along with her sister Erica grew up as part of a large family of nine children in Inglewood, California

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Married to Teddy Campbell

2000

Both of Mary Mary duos were married to men who happen to have the same last name – Campbell. She got married to Teddy Campbell in 2000, who is the drummer for American Idol. However, her sister Erica married their record producer Warryn Campbell on May 26, 2001. 

 

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Formed a musical group Mary Mary

2000

She along with her sister Erica formed a musical group named Mary Mary in 2000 in Inglewood, California, United States of America. In an interview, they stated that they are inspired by the two famous Marys from the Bible; Mary, the mother of Jesus Christ, and Mary Magdalene, so they named their group as the Mary Mary.

 

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Released their debut album

2000

The duo released their debut album, Thankful in 2000. It was certified Platinum. In addition to this album, they have also released two Gold albums: Incredible (2002) and Mary Mary (2005), both of which have charted at No. 1 on the Billboard Top Gospel Albums.

 

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Won Grammy Awards

2000

In 2000, the duo won the Grammy Awards for the first time in their career. They were nominated in this award for Best Contemporary Soul Gospel Album, for Thankful. They won it the same time. In total, the duo has won 4 awards out of 11 nominations.

 

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Won Dove Award

2001

It seems like 2001 was really a year to remember for them. They were nominated in Dove Award Urban Recorded Song of the Year – "Shackles (Praise You)" and Urban Album of the Year – Thankful. They were so lucky that they won form both these nominations. In total, the duo has won 7 awards out of 11 nominations.

 

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Won Stellar Awards

2001

It looks like Stellar Awards is only made for this duo. This duo won’t this award for 17 times from their 31 nominations. This duo won this award for the first time in 2001 for New Artist of the Year. That year they won this award four times. 

 

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Gave birth to her first child, daughter Laiah Simone Campbell

2003 9th of December

In 2003, she became the mother for the first time in her life. She gave birth to her first child, daughter Laiah Simone Campbell On September 9 during that year. The father of her daughter is her husband, Teddy Campbell.

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Won American Music Awards

2005

In 2005, they won American Music Awards for Favorite Contemporary Inspirational Artist. They were first nominated in this award in 2001 for Favorite R&B/Soul or Hip-Hop New Artist. In total, the duo has won 2 awards out of 4 nominations.

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Gave birth to her second child, daughter Meela Jane Campbell

2007 11th of December

In 2007, she became mother of her second child. She gave birth to her second child, daughter Meela Jane Campbell on June 11. The father of her daughter was her husband, Teddy Campbell with whom she got married in 2000.

 

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Gave birth to a twins

2009 20th of December

In 2009, she gave birth to a son, not one but twins. She became the mother of two sons, named named Glendon Theodore II, Tj, born on October 20. Their father was her husband, Teddy Campbell. They are living happily together.

 

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Won BET Awards

2009

In 2001, the duo of Mary Mary was nominated in BET Awards for Best Female Group. The same year they were also nominated in this award for Best Gospel Artist. However, it was 2009 when they first won this award. They won it for Best Gospel Artist. In total, the duo has won 3 awards out of 11 nominations.

 

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Won Image Awards

2009

2009 also brought a lot of success in the life of Mary Mary duo. They won Image Awards Outstanding Gospel Artist. They were first nominated in this award in 2001 for Outstanding Duo or Group. This duo has won this award twice.

 

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Became the mother of her fifth child

2012 4th of December

The couple Tina and Teddy Campbell has five children together. They gave birth to their children, a son, Santana Campbell, on August 4, 2012. However, her husband, Teddy Campbell also has one daughter Cierra, from his previous relationship.

 

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Her father died

2013

She grew up with her father since her childhood. She was a part of a large family with consist of more than ten family members. However, her parents didn't have that good married life. They were married and divorced three times. In 2013, she had one worse year in her life, her father died.

 

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