The popular singer, Tamela Mann is a versatile celebrity. Throughout her career, she has released many songs and albums but is predominantly known for her album ‘Best Days’. Other than singing, she is involved in some other endeavours. Read on find out more about her career, personal life, achievements, and her net worth in 2018.
Tamela Mann early life
Born as Tamela Jean Johnson on June 9, 1966, in Fort Worth, Texas, Tamela Mann is an American gospel singer and actress. She is the youngest of her 14 siblings. There is not much information about her parents, but she is said to have had grown up in a religious family. In fact, she started her singing career as a church choir. Her music career started at the age of 12. She never disclosed her educational background.
Like her professional life, Tamela is focused on her personal life too. In her entire life, she is married once only. In 1988, she got married to actor David Mann. The couple has two children together while Davis Mann has two more daughters from his previous relationship. So, they raised 4 children together. In 2013, the beautiful couple celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary by taking the wedding vows again.
Tamela Mann career
Tamela wanted to build her career in the show business since her childhood. She first got an opportunity to sing in front of a large audience when she was aged 12 years old. She started singing in a church’s choir and was well-liked by the people. She had a bashful voice, so she was often selected to sing solo.
After singing here for some time, she came together with Kirk Franklin in his award-winning album ‘Kirk Franklin and the Family’. She earned a significant fame along with him. This short-termed fame helped her to team up and perform with other popular musicians such as Yolanda Adams, Excell Amos, Bono, R Kelly, and many more.
Though she gained a significant success while performing with big stars, she switched the gears and broke into the acting in 1999. For next decade, she made appearance mainly on the movies and TV shows. She also shared the screen with her husband in several films and plays. Her notable works in acting are ‘Meet the Browns’, ‘Madea’s Family Reunion’, ‘Kingdome Come’, and ‘What’s Done in the Dark’.
During this period, she on and off appeared as a singer. Lately, she has marked her presence mainly as a singer. In 2005, she finally released her debut solo album ‘Gotta Keep Movin’, and in 2007, she went on releasing her debut live album named ‘The Live Experience’. So far, she has released three albums, out of which, the third one garnered her utmost success.
Award & achievements
Tamela Mann is a Grammy Award recipient. Aside from the Grammy Award, she also won 2 GMA Dove Award, 1 BET Award, 1 Billboard Music Award, and 1 NAACP Image Award. She has also won Stellar Award for the best female gospel artist of the year.
Net worth of Tamela Mann
Right now, Tamela Mann is 52 years old, but she is at the peak of her career. She is aged like a fine wine. The older she is getting, the better she is coming out. 2017 was probably the best year for her so far. She has 5 awards including Grammy Awards in this year. So, one thing is sure that at present, she is having a huge net worth. The major source of her earning in recent few years has been the singing. She has made a great amount of money through the acting, though. So, after accumulating her all earnings, she is estimated to have an impressive net worth of $4.5 million.
You like the gospel music or not, but you can’t dislike Tamela Mann. Her sweet and down-to-earth nature has built a huge fan following for her.