Tamala Jones is an American actress who came under the limelight after making her debut for a teen sitcom, “California Dreams”. Ever since she has been able to land herself a countless number of roles in TV series and even music videos like “Give it Up”, “Girls, Girls, Girls”, “I’m looking for the one”, etc.
She is also famous for her amazing performances in TV series like “The Parent Hood”, “My Name is Earl” and “My Name is Earl”. You might also have seen this beautiful actress in movies like “Booty Call”, “The Brothers”, and “Two Can Play That Game”. Let us now stop listing her work and talk more about her life.
Tamala Jones: Early Life and Education
Tamala Renee Jones was born on the 12th of November, 1974 in Pasadena, California. Evidently, she is going to turn 43 this year. Jones belongs to black ethnicity and is a Scorpio. Not that we usually believe in something like this, but Tamala is a woman with all the traits of a Scorpio.
Looking at the academic side of things, Tamala went to enroll in acting school in her sixth grade. She then was able to land her first role in a commercial for IBM in 1990. Jones is a private individual and most part of her life remains a mystery to our despair. However, we respect her privacy and only hope the best for her. Nevertheless, we have been able to dig a little information regarding her family and have come to a conclusion that she has two siblings- Tracy Cherelle Jones and Craig Jones.
Tamala Jones: Career
Growing up, the kid from Pasadena had a passion for acting and modeling. So, after deciding to pursue a career in this industry she was able to make a guest appearance and get a debut role in the TV series California Dreams. It was exactly the breakthrough that she was looking for.
After making her initial move into the industry, Jones was landing some amazing roles in movies, series and even music videos for some of the most prominent artists in the industry. We have listed some of her work in these various industries:
Turn It Loose: En Vogue
Girls, Girls, Girls: Jay Z
I’m looking for the one: Will Smith
The Parent Hood
The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air
My Name Is Earl
Castle (alongside Susan Sullivan)
Tamala Jones: Personal Life
Looking at the personal aspects of Tamala’s life, she has been married thrice. She was first together with the late rapper Nate Dogg. The two first met on the premiere of Chris Rock’s film “Head of State.” They began dating in 2003 but later had to split up and sadly Dogg passed away in 2011 after multiple strokes.
Next, Jones was together with Teodoro Nguema Obiang Mangueike who was the son of an African dictator. However, things did not work for this pair either and had to split up in less than a year.
Finally, Tamala found the love of her life in Big Gipp, an American rapper who is best known for his role in the group Goodie Mob. The lovers seem to be leading a wonderful life together and we hope that this one lasts for Jones.
Tamala Jones: Net Worth and Social Media
Tamala has been in the industry for a while now. She started working as a model in her teen years and has now come a long way since then. She keeps landing amazing roles in movies, tv shows, and music videos. So, Jones has been working her socks off for last 22 years and has been able to amass herself a massive sum of $2.5 million.
Jones is also pretty active on social media platforms. You can find more about her lifestyle, work, and even maybe affairs on platforms like Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook. She, however, has established her presence on Instagram where she goes by the handle tamjones1 and has just over 233k followers. She uses the platform to share her opinions on topics regarding wildlife conservation and even likes to interact with her fans.