Tina Campbell Biography

Updated On Jan 25, 2019 Published On Aug 26, 2015
Facts of Tina Campbell
Date of Birth: 1974 , May-1
Birth Nation: United States
Name Tina Campbell
Father Eddie A. Atkins
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Inglewood, California
Ethnicity Black
Profession Singer
Net Worth $10 million
Eye Color Dark brown
Hair Color Black
Married Yes
Married to Teddy Campbell
Children 5
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Tina Campbell is an American singer, best known for Mary Mary, an American contemporary gospel music group.

Birth & Childhood Details

She was born to mother Thomasina Atkins, an evangelist and choir director at the Evangelistic Church and father Eddie A. Atkins, an Elder in the Church of God In Christ and Gang/Youth Counselor and grew up with her sister Maliea Dionne, Erica Monique, Delisa Marie, Thomasina Andrea, Alana Ellesse, and Shanta Nena Lava Atkins in California. Regarding her Nationality, she is African-American.

Professional Career: Musical Career 

Campbell started her musical career with her sister, Erica, forming a gospel music duo named Mary Mary. She released her solo music, It's Personal with Gee Tree Creative which got successfully hit.

Her musical albums were charted the Top rank upon the Billboard Magazine, The Billboard 200, Top Gospel Albums and Independent Album Charts

Tina earned wide recognization and appreciation from her fans which led her to gain Grammy Award for Best Gospel Song, NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Gospel Song, etc. 

Tina Campbell Is Married to Teddy Campbell 

Moving towards her personal life, Tina married to Teddy Campbell, drummer for American Idol. The couple got married in 2000.

Do They Have Children?

They gave birth to five children together named as Laiah Simone, Meela Jane, Glendon Theodore II, Tj, and Santana Campbell. Teddy also has a daughter, Cierra, from a previous relationship. They are living happily together and no sign of divorce till now. 

How much is Her Net Worth?

Campbell has an estimated net worth of around $ 10 million. 

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Tina Campbell facts on timeline

Born in California

May 1 , 1974

Tina 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 has six siblings and grew up with them in California. 

Her father died


Tina 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 because of cancer. 


Married to Teddy Campbell


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. 


Gave birth to her first child, daughter Laiah Simone Campbell

September 9 , 2003

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.

Gave birth to her second child, daughter Meela Jane Campbell

June 11 , 2007

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.


Gave birth to a twins

October 20 , 2009

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.


Became the mother of her fifth child

August 4 , 2012

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.


Formed a musical group Mary Mary


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.


Released their debut album


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.


Won American Music Awards


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.

Won BET Awards


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.


Won Dove Award


Tina earned wide appreciation from her fans by which she was nominated for Dove Award Urban Recorded Song of the Year – "Shackles (Praise You)" and Urban Album of the Year. The duo team has won 7 awards out of 11 nominations till now. 


Won Grammy Awards


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.


Won Image Awards


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.


Won Stellar Awards


Tina and her sister had won Steller award several times. It looks like Stellar Awards is only made for them because they won 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. 


Net Worth of $10 million


Tina Campbell earns the tremendous amount of money from her singing career. The big chunk of her income has been estimated as $ 10 Million by which she is living luxury life with her husband along with their children.