Tamera Mowry

Tamera Mowry

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Updated On September 27, 2022
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Tamera Mowry is an American actress and model. Tamera Mowry became famous after her role in the super hit ABC/WB sitcom ‘Sister Sister’

Early Life and Childhood

Tamera Darvette Mowry was born on 6th July 1978 and is 42 years old. Her zodiac sign is Cancer. Likewise, she was born in Gelnhausen, West Germany, and holds German nationality. However, later the family shifted to California due to John’s work. Similarly, she was born to Darlene Renne Mowry and Timothy John Mowry. However, she belongs to the mixed ethnic group as she is half Afro-Bahamian and half English descent. Her father was an ex-serviceman in the army and served as a custody officer for the City of Glendale Police Department. Similarly, she follows Christianity.

Moreover, she has three siblings, a twin sister Tia who is younger than her. Besides her, she also has two younger brothers Tahj and Savior. Furthermore, reflecting upon her educational background, she completed her schooling at Birmingham High School, Los Angeles. Later, she studied Bachelor in Psychology from Pepperdine University, Malibu, California.

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Caption: Infant picture of Tamera and her twin sister Tia. Source: Instagram

Professional life

Tamera started her career in the Television industry in 1991. Her first series was ‘Fresh ‘n’ Blood’ where she played the role of Penelope. Moreover, after gaining huge success in the first series, soon she played in the other two series on another year. Likewise, her next series was ‘True Colors’ and ‘Full House’. Similarly, her career in the movie industry as a lead role started at the age of 16. Her first debut series was the famous American TV Series Sister, Sister’ in which she acted along with her twin Tia. Likewise, this movie was about twins who were separated at birth and later learn of each other and came back together in their teen years. Soon this series gained tremendous popularity within four years of airing.

She convinced her family to pursue a career in acting. Soon she moved to Los Angeles and pursue her career in acting. Likewise, after the hit series, soon she received the main role in series like, ‘The Adventures of Hyperman’, ‘Detention’, ‘Strong Medicine’, ‘Roommates’, and ‘Things We do for Love’. Besides this, she has also played in a series, ‘Tia & Tamera’ in which she played a lead role along with her younger sister Tia.  Moreover, besides this, soon she played in many series besides this like, ‘Are You Afraid of the Dark?’, ‘The Adventures of Hyperman’

Likewise, she has played in movies like, ‘Something to Sing About’, ‘Seventeen again’, ‘Twitches’, ‘Twitched Too’, ‘Double Wedding’, ‘Rebounding’, and ‘Christmas Angel’. Similarly, besides this, she has also hosted many Talk shows like, ‘The Real’, ‘Talking Dead’. Apart from acting, she is also gifted with singing ability. She has sung various cover songs like ‘You Can’t Hurry Love’, ‘Amazing Grace’ and ‘I’m Going Down’ and she also sang the theme song for episodes five and six of ‘Sister, Sister’.

Achievement and Networth

Tamera is an outstanding actor and has played various roles in acting. Besides movies, she has also hosted many TV shows. She received ‘Outstanding Entertaining Talk Show Host’ and ‘Outstanding Talk Series’ for The Real. Likewise, she has also won ‘Outstanding Actress in a Comedy Series’ for Sister, Sister. Moreover, she has also won the Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Award for ‘Favourite TV Actress in consecutive years 1995, 1996, and 1997. Additionally, she also won, ‘The Hall of Fame along with her sister Tia Mowry.

Furthermore, reflecting upon her earnings, she has earned quite fame and popularity in years of being in the film industry. Likewise, her net worth is $4 million.


Tamera is married to her co-host of ‘The real’ and Fox News Correspondent, Adam Housley. They dated for almost six years and finally married on 15th May 2011 in Napa Valley of California.

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Caption: Tamera with her husband. Source: Instagram

Likewise, she welcomed her first son Aden John Tanner Housley on 12th November 2012, and her second child Ariah Talea Housley on 1st July 2015.

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Caption: Tamera and her family with Michelle Obama. Source: Instagram

Body Measurement

Tamera has a very charming personality with a slim body type. She stands at a height of 5 feet 4 inches tall (64 inches) and weighs around 55 kgs. Similarly, she has dark brown hair and dark brown eye color. Furthermore, about her body measurement, her body measurement is 34-26-34, and prefers 6 (US) shoe sizes.

Social Media

Reflecting on Tamera’s social media presence, she is quite active in social media like Twitter and Instagram. She joined Twitter in August 2009 and has 1.7 million followers on her @TameraMowryTwo account. Likewise, her Instagram handle is @tameramowrytwo, and has 7.6 million followers.

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