Tempestt Bledsoe Biography

Updated On Mar 06, 2019 Published On Jul 26, 2016
Facts of Tempestt Bledsoe
Date of Birth: 1973 , August-1
Birth Nation: United States
Height: 5 Feet 8 Inch
Name Tempestt Bledsoe
Birth Name Tempestt Bledsoe
Mother Willa Bledsoe
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Chicago, Illinois, US
Ethnicity African-American
Profession Actress
Net Worth $13 million
Famous for The Cosby Show
Affair with Darryl M. Bell
Boyfriend Darryl M. Bell
Married No
Children No
Education New York University
Online Presence Twitter
TV Show The Cosby Show, A Different World, The Tempestt Bledsoe Show
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VH1's 100 Greatest Kid Stars of the year, Tempestt Bledsoe is an American actress famous for starring in the role of Vanessa Huxtable, the fourth child of Cliff and Clair Huxtable on the long-running NBC sitcom The Cosby Show.

Early Life And Education of Tempestt Bledsoe

The sweet and lovely lady, Tempestt Bledsoe was born Tempestt K. Bledsoe on August 1, 1973, in Chicago, Illinois, the United States of America to mother Willa Bledsoe. She was born to African-American parents. She is of American nationality and belongs to African-American ethnicity.

After graduating from high school, Tempestt joined New York University with a major in Finance. She finally earned her bachelor’s degree in 1995.

Tempestt Bledsoe's Career

The 45 years old actress has been pursuing her acting career since she was aged 11 years old. In 1984, she made her acting debut by starring in the role of Vanessa Huxtable on the sitcom The Cosby ShowFor this role, the critics acclaimed the lady for her character in the show. 

The loving partner of Darryl Bell, Tempest Bledsoe appeared in TV series, The Cosby Show, till the start of the 1990s. She is also famous for her appearance in an American television sitcom named A Different World.

Besides being an actress, she is also a television personality. She is also known for being the host of the talk show, The Tempestt Bledsoe Show.

The beautiful lady last appeared in the TV series, Instant Mom as Vanessa Huxtable in 2014. Since 2014, she has not made any appearances in the movies.

Tempestt Bledsoe's Net Worth

The girl with beautiful curly hair, Tempestt Bledsoe earns a decent salary and has amassed a considerable amount of net worth through her career. As of 2019, Tempestt Bledsoe' net worth is around $13 million whereas her partner, Darryl Bell' net worth is around $1.3 million.

Tempestt Bledsoe's Personal Life

While talking about Tempestt Bledsoe' personal life, she has not been married until the date but has been sharing a long-term relationship with partner Darryl M. Bell since 1993. Darryl M. Bell is also an actor, and together they have appeared in Househusbands of Hollywood

The pair has been together for almost about two and a half decade, but still, the boyfriend and girlfriend have a great bond together. Tempestt has a lot of times expressed her desire to be the loving spouse of her beau Darryl M. Bell one day. But, up until now, the pair has been unable to find a great time for their marriage. 

Even though she is not married to her beau, she is living a happy family life with him and the other members of their family. 

Tempestt stands a height of 5 feet 8 inches. She lost around nine kilos for VH1’s Celebrity Fit Club back in 2009.

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Born in Chicago, Illinois, United States

August 1 , 1973

Sweet and lovely lady, Tempestt Bledsoe was born as Tempestt K. Bledsoe in the early 1970s in Chicago, Illinois, United States of America to Willa Bledsoe. She was born to African and American parents. Her nationality is American and she is of black ethnicity.

Began her acting career

1984

She has been pursuing her career as an actress since she was aged 11 years old. In 1984, she made her acting debut by starring the role of Vanessa Huxtable on the sitcom The Cosby Show. She is critically acclaimed for this role. 

Appeared in the ABC Afterschool Special program

1986

She is also famous for her appearance in an American television sitcom A Different World. In the mid 1980s, she starred the role of Grace Wheeler in Season 15, Episode 4 of the ABC Afterschool Special program. 

Became the host of Clean House

2010

Besides being an actress, she is also a TV personality. She is also known for being the host of the talk show, The Tempestt Bledsoe Show. At the end of 2010, she was named the host of the Clean House on the Style Network. 

Appeared in an American sitcom, Instant Mom

May 8 , 2014

Tempestt Bledsoe is an actress from United States. On 8th of May 2014, she was seen in an American sitcom Instant Mom. At the end of 2012, she portrayed the role of Marny on the new NBC TV sitcom Guys with Kids. 

Began dating Darryl M Bell

1993

Tempestt has never been married in her life but she is having romantic love affairs with love of her life Darryl M. Bell since 1993. Darryl M. Bell is also an actor. Together they have appeared in Househusbands of Hollywood. 

Graduated from New York University

1995

Tempestt is a talented lady since her childhood days. With the completion of her high school graduation from some high school in United States, she joined New York University with a major in Finance. She finally earned her bachelor’s degree from there in 1995. 

Won Young Artist Awards

1989

She got her first nomination in Young Artist Awards in 1985 but she won this award for the first time in 1989. She was honored with this award that year for Best Young Actor/Actress Ensemble in a Television Comedy, Drama Series or Special. 

Won TV Land Awards

2011

In 2006, she got nominated in TV Land Awards for the first time in her life. She got nominated in this award that year for Favorite Singing Siblings. She was honored with this award half a decade later in 2011. 

Nominated in Kids' Choice Awards, USA

1988

She is famous for starring the role of Vanessa Huxtable on the long-running NBC sitcom The Cosby Show. For this role, she got her first nomination in Kids' Choice Awards, USA in 1988 and that was for Favorite TV Actress. 

Net Worth

2019

As of 2019, Tempestt Bledsoe' net worth is around $13 million.