Tia Mowry Biography
Tia Mowry is an American actress and model. She was born on July 6, 1978, in Gelnhausen in West Germany. She first gained fame for her teen role as Tia Landry on the ABC/WB sitcom Sister, Sister (opposite her identical twin sister Tamera Mowry). From 2006 until 2012, she portrayed medical student Melanie Barnett on The CW/BET comedy-drama series The Game.
Tia Mowry Age
Mowry is 39 years of age.
Tia Mowry Husband
Mowry is married to Cory Hardrict.
Tia Mowry Kids
Mowry has only one child named Cree Taylor Hardrict.
Tia Mowry Acting Career
Mowry and her sister began entering pageants and talent shows while their family was stationed at Fort Hood, Texas. At age 12, they convinced their mother to move to California with them so they could pursue acting. She agreed, on the condition that they land an acting job within the first month of their stay. In 1990, their family moved to California permanently, settling in Los Angeles, and she and her sister began appearing in commercials and small roles.
She is well known for playing Tia Landry, a twin separated at birth and reunited with her sister as a teenager in the show Sister, Sister. The series was developed for them after a producer spotted them on the set of Full House, a show on which their brother made regular appearances.
Sister, Sister was initially on ABC but was canceled by the network after two years and picked up by The WB, where it ran for another four years.
During its run, they appeared on an episode of their brother Tahj Mowry’s show Smart Guy. They also did voice-over work for the Kids’ WB cartoon series Detention.
After the show ended, both Mowry and her sister studied psychology at Pepperdine University. She also went to Europe to study humanities and Italian for a period. Both she and her sister appeared in the Rob Schneider comedy film The Hot Chick, playing cheerleaders. She also did voiceovers for the Bratz cartoon series as the voice of Sasha.
In 2005, Mowry and her sister both starred in the Disney Channel Original Movie Twitches and reprised their roles in its sequel, Twitches Too and before co-starred in the 2000 movie Seventeen Again. Tia also appeared on an episode of her sister’s television show, Strong Medicine, in January 2006, playing the role of Keisha, the twin sister of Tamera Mowry’s character, Dr. Kayla Thornton. She has a starring role in the BET television series The Game as Melanie Barnett. Mowry has been nominated for a Teen Choice Award and an NAACP Image Awards for best actress in a comedy.
In the Blue’s Clues episode “Blue’s Birthday”, Mowry and her sister make a cameo appearance as two of the celebrities wishing Blue a happy birthday. Their only line is said in unison: “Happy Birthday, Blue!”
Beginning in July 2011, the Style Network began airing Tia & Tamera, a reality show which follows the day-to-day lives of the twins; Tia being pregnant and Tamera planning her wedding.
Mowry and her sister are both singers. They have showcased their vocal abilities on episodes of Sister, including covers of “You Can’t Hurry Love”, “Amazing Grace” and “I’m Going Down”, which Tamera performed. They also sang the theme song during season five and six.
In May 2012, she published her first book, Oh, Baby: Pregnancy Tales and Advice from One Hot Mama to Another, about her pregnancy and being a working mother. In May 2012, she stated via her Twitter account that she would not be returning to The Game, for the sixth season. In August 2013 it was announced that she was cast in the lead role in a new Nickelodeon comedy series Instant Mom alongside Michael Boatman and Sheryl Lee Ralph.
In 2015, she starred in the Cooking Channel series Tia Mowry at Home.
In 2016, she started a podcast on PodcastOne called Mostly Mom with Tia Mowry.
On April 29, 2016, she appeared with her twin sister on the daytime talk show The Real, where she promoted her new book Twin tuition.
Tia Mowry Net Worth
She has a net worth of $4 million dollars.