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Tia Mowry Biography

Birth Name:
Tia Dashon Mowry
Birth Place:
Gelhausen, West Germany

Fast Facts

  • Born two minutes after her twin sister, Tamera Mowry
  • Both of her parents were in the military and eventually retired from service
  • Competed in pageants and talent shows
  • Played the older sister of real-life brother Tahj Mowry on an episode of Full House titled "The Devil Made Me Do It
  • " Did an off-Broadway play with Tamera before they landed Sister, Sister
  • Shared several Kids' Choice Awards with Tamera for Favorite Television Actress before being inducted into the Kids' Choice Hall of Fame in 1998
  • Both she and Tamera received an NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series for Sister, Sister in 1999 and 2000
  • Is the head coach of the Entertainment Basketball League Celebrity Team
  • Starred in a one-time reality special Tia & Tamera Take 2 for the Style Network in 2010, followed by the 2011 reality series Tia & Tamera
  • She also produced the series
  • Was relieved to learn her first pregnancy in 2011 would not result in twins
  • Owns a production company with her husband