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Tamela Mann Biography

Dibya Raj Adhikari Sun May, 2016
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Facts of Tamela Mann

Date of Birth: 1966 , June-9
Birth Nation: United States

Quick Timeline of Tamela Mann

1966 Born in Fort Worth, Texas, United States
1978 Began singing in the church’s adult choir
1999 Began her acting career
2001 First movie, Kingdom Come
2005 Released her debut album, Gotta Keep Movin
2006 Sang Speak Lord
1988 Married to David Mann
2013 Won Dove Awards
2014 Won Stellar Awards
2014 Won BET Awards
2017 Net Worth Update

Detail Timeline of Tamela Mann

June 9 , 1966

Born in Fort Worth, Texas, United States

Talented and zealous lady, Tamela Mann was born as Tamela Jean Johnson in Fort Worth, Texas, United States of America to African and American parents. She was born as the youngest child of her parents who had 14 children together.

1978

Began singing in the church’s adult choir

When Tamela Mann was aged 12 years old, she began singing in the church’s adult choir. She also sang several solo songs. Though she had a bashful voice, she was well appreciated in the local church and high school choirs. 

1999

Began her acting career

Tamela Mann has also been active as an actress since the 1990s and one of her early acting role was in the play He Say... She Say... But What Does God Say?. In 2000, she starred the role of Cora Simmons in the play I Can Do Bad All by Myself.

2001

First movie, Kingdom Come

In 2001, Tamela Mann appeared in her first movie Kingdom Come where she played the role of a lady. Later on she starred in several other movies like Diary of a Mad Black Woman, Meet the Browns and Madea Goes to Jail. 

July 19 , 2005

Released her debut album, Gotta Keep Movin

Tamela Mann is a talented and well appreciated gospel singer. She has released three studio albums. Her debut album Gotta Keep Movin was released on 19th of July 2005 and her second album The Master Plan were released at the end of 2009. 

2006

Sang Speak Lord

Till date, Tamela Mann has released three studio albums and she is mainly known from her third album Best Days. She has also sung several gospel songs like Speak Lord, Step Aside, The Master Plan and so on.

June 9 , 1988

Married to David Mann

On 9th of June 1988, Tamela Mann got married for the first time in her life and that was with David Mann. David Mann is an actor and he is famous for his role in the movies like Meet the Browns and Madea Goes to Jail.

2013

Won Dove Awards

Till date Tamela Mann has been nominated in Dove Awards for three different times and out of these three nominations, she has been honored twice. In 2013, she won this award for Traditional Gospel Album of the Year.

2014

Won Stellar Awards

Tamela Mann has also been honored with Stellar Awards several times in her life. She won this award for the first time in 2014 for Praise and Worship CD of the Year. She was also honored with this award for Urban/Inspirational Single or Performance of the Year. 

2014

Won BET Awards

In 2014, Tamela Mann got nominated in BET Awards for the first time in her life. She was also honored with this award that year for Best Gospel Artist. She has also once been nominated in Grammy Awards for Best Gospel/Contemporary Christian Music Performance.

2017

Net Worth Update

As of 2017-18, Tamela Mann has an estimated net worth of $3 million. 

Content

Talented and well-appreciated gospel singer, Tamela Mann has released several studio albums but is mainly known for her third album "Best Days." She is also an actress and has appeared in several movies and plays like Meet the Browns, Tyler Perry's House of Payne, I Can Do Bad All By Myself, and so on.

Tamela Mann's early life

Tamela Mann was born on June 9, 1966, as Tamela Jean Johnson in Fort Worth, Texas, the United States of America to African and American parents. She was born as the youngest child of her parents who had 14 children together. 

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Her nationality is American, and she has mixed ethnicity.

When Tamela was aged 12 years old, she began singing in the church’s adult choir. She also sang several solo songs. Though she had a bashful voice, she was well appreciated in the local church and high school choirs.

Tamela Mann's career

She also performed with the Kirk Franklin and the Family, Mary J. Blige, Al Green, Celine Dion, and several other musical artists. She has also been active as an actress since the 1990s, and one of her early acting roles was in the play "He Say... She Say... But What Does God Say?".

In 2000, she starred the role of Cora Simmons in the play "I Can Do Bad All by Myself." Next year she appeared in her first movie "Kingdom Come." Her debut album "Gotta Keep Movin'" was released on 19th of July 2005.

She also had a role in 2009's Tyler Perry movie "Madea Goes to Jail." She has also sung several gospel songs like Speak Lord, Step Aside, The Master Plan and so on.

Tamela Mann's personal life

Talking about Tamela' personal life, she is a married woman. On the 9th of June 1988, Tamela got married to David Mann. David Mann is an actor, and he is famous for his role in the movies like Meet the Browns and Madea Goes to Jail.

The couple together has four children (two of their own and two from David' past relationships); three daughters and a son. The name of their three daughters is Tamera Mann, Faith Serenity Mann, Joy Mann, and son Daniel Mann.

Tamela Mann whose husband was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes in 2007 had committed herself to an extreme lifestyle change. In 2014, she lost over 140 pounds/64 kg, and now by 2017, she looks better than ever she did.

Tamela Mann's net worth

Tamela Mann' net worth in 2018 is reported to be around $3 million. In November 2016, she earned $1,300,000 from the record sales of Take Me to the King.