Though Tenitra is one of the successful singers in the world, she has not been involved in any kind of affairs yet. Information related to her married life, loving spouse and her boyfriend is also unknown.
In 1987, Tenitra appeared at the St. Paul Church of God in Christ where she performed the song of hymn "Blessed Assurance". Then she joined the gospel groups United Harmony. She is also known for her performance at Chosen Expression. She received her formal education from Rockford Auburn High School. After completing her high school graduation she joined Illinois State University where she majored in criminal justice. In May 1999, she auditioned for R&B artist Monica and began touring with her as her backing vocalist. At the end of 1999, when she was in the lobby of an Atlanta hotel she was encountered by Beyoncé and Kelly Rowland and she became associated with their R&B girl group Destiny's Child since 2000. They began recording their first single together Independent Women in the early 2000 and it was finally released at the end of 2000. Destiny's Child's third album and her first album Survivor was released on 1st of May 2001. Her debut solo album, Heart to Yours was released on 16th of April 2002. Her net worth is said to be around $8 million.