Facts of Tyra Ferrell
|Date of Birth :|
|Age :||58 years old|
|Family Name :||Ferrell|
|Birth Country :||United States|
|Birth Sign :||Capricorn|
|Birth Place/City||Houston, Texas, United States of America|
|Net Worth||$1 million|
|Famous for||Junger Fever, Poetic Justice and White Men Can't Jump|
|Married to||Diop Kamau (m. 1992)|
|Children||Amina Kamau (daughter)|
|Education||University of Texas|
|Awards||NAACP Image Award|
|Movies||White Men Canít Jump, Boyz n the Hood and The Perfect Score|
|TV Show||The Twilight Zone, Quantum Leap, and Hill Street Blues|
An American actress, Tyra Ferrell is currently married to Diop Kamau since 1992. She is well known for her role in film "Boyz n the Hood". After her high school, Tyra moved from Houston to New York and started her career on stage including roles on Lena Horne: The Lady and Her Music and Ain't Misbehavin on Broadway. She made her screen debut in a small role in the 1981 comedy film "So Fine".
Ferrell also played the leading role alongside Mare Winningham in the 1993 Lifetime Television movie" Better Off Dead". She was nominated for an image award for her role in the television series NTSB: The Crash of Flight 323 in 2004. Tyra Ferrell married an American civil rights activist Diop Kamau on 9 April 1992. The couple seems very happy with each other so, there are no signs of separation.
Early Life of Tyra Ferrell
Tyra Ferrell was born on January 28, 1962, in Houston, Texas, the U.S. Soon after her high school, she moved to New York from Houston and started her career on stage including roles on Lena Horne: The Lady and Her Music (1981) and Ain't Misbehavin on Broadway.
Tyra Ferrell's Career
Tyra Ferrell made her small screen debut n a small role in the 1981 comedy film So Fine. She guest starred in The Twilight Zone, Quantum Leap, and Hill Street Blues. She debuted in films in 1991 as a supporting actress in Boyz n the Hood and Jungle Fever.
Some of her notable screen credit includes The Corner, Soul Food, The Shield, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, The Exorcist III, Boxed in, Empire and others.
She performed in the HBO miniseries The Corner with Khandi Alexander and Sean Nelson.
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Tyra Ferrell's Net Worth
Tyra Ferrell has an estimated net worth of $1 million. She earned a decent sum of the amount from her acting career.
Tyra Ferrell's Personal Life
Tyra Ferrell is happily married to her longtime boyfriend, Don Carlos Jackson aka Diop Kamau.
The duo tied the knot in April 1992 at an intimate ceremony in the presence of their closed ones and family members. The duo is proud parents of a daughter, Amina Jackson.
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