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Tamela Mann


Actress and vocalist known on her behalf role while Cora Simmons in the Tyler Perry movies and tv series. Included in these are Kingdom Arrive and Diary of the Mad Black Female. She began her entertainment profession as an associate from the gospel group Kirk Franklin as well as the Family members. She also utilized her musical skills in the 2012 film Sparkle. She was wedded to David Mann and offers 13 siblings. She’s four daughters called Tia, Tamera, Trust and Pleasure and two sons called Daniel and David Jr. She acted alongside her spouse David Mann in a number of films and takes on.

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Full Name Tamela Mann
Date Of Birth June 9, 1966
Place Of Birth Fort Worth, TX
Weight 200 pounds
Profession Movie Actress
Nationality American
Spouse David Mann
Children Joy Mann, Faith Serenity Mann, Daniel Mann, Tamera Mann, Take Me to the King, Father Can You Hear Me, This Place
Awards BET Award for Best Gospel/Inspirational Artist, Grammy Award for Best Gospel Performance/Song, NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Gospel Album, Billboard Music Award for Top Gospel Album, Take Me to the King, Father Can You Hear Me, This Place
Nominations Grammy Award for Best Gospel/Contemporary Christian Music Performance, NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Female Artist, NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Song - Traditional, World Music Award for World’s Best Album, Soul Train Music Award for Best Gospel/Inspirational Song, Billboard Music Award for Top Gospel Artist, GMA Dove Award for Contemporary Gospel/Urban Recorded Song of the Year, Take Me to the King, Father Can You Hear Me, This Place
Movies Meet the Browns, Madea's Big Happy Family, Diary of a Mad Black Woman, Madea Goes to Jail, Sparkle, Madea's Class Reunion, What's Done in the Dark, Kingdom Come, In the Meantime, I Can Do Bad All By Myself, First Impression
TV Shows Mann & Wife, Meet the Browns, It's a Mann's World, The Manns, It's A Mann's World: Extras
Star Sign Gemini

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1Tamela have two children, David Jr. And Tia and Tamela has two step-daughters named Tiffany and Portia that are from Her husband David Mann (before they married) from a previous relationship.
2Tamela has always worked together professionally with her husband David.
3Tamela and David adopted her niece Sonya.
4Tamela and David celebrated 25 years of marriage in 2013 by renewing their wedding vows.
5Tamela and David have 8 grandchildren.
6Tamela and her husband, David Mann, were both a part of "Kirk Franklin and the Family".
7Tamela sung the female lead on 'Now Behold the Lamb' by Kirk Franklin and The Family.
8On July 19, 2005, Tamela released her debut album entitled "Gotta Keep On Moving".
9Tamela and husband, David Mann are on Tyler Perry's sitcom Meet the Browns (2009).



Being2015TV Mini-Series
Mann and Wife2015TV SeriesToni
First Impression2014/IISister Renee
In the Meantime2013TV MovieMinnie
Sparkle2012/IMs. Sara Waters (as Tamela Mann)
Meet the Browns2009-2011TV SeriesCora Simmons / Cora Jean Simmons / Cora
Madea's Big Happy Family2011Cora (as Tamela Mann)
Madea Goes to Jail2009Cora (as Tamela Mann)
Meet the Browns2008Cora Brown (as Tamela Mann)
What's Done in the Dark2008VideoCora
House of Payne2007TV SeriesCora Brown
Diary of a Mad Black Woman2005Cora (as Tamela Mann)
Meet the Browns2004VideoCora Brown
Madea's Class Reunion2003VideoCora
I Can Do Bad All by Myself2002VideoCora
Diary of a Mad Black Woman2002VideoMyrtle Simmons
Madea's Family Reunion2002VideoCora
Kingdom Come2001Lady #2



Meet the Browns2008performer: "Hallelujah" - as Tamela Mann
Diary of a Mad Black Woman2005performer: "Take It to Jesus", "Father Can You Hear Me" - as Tamela Mann



The Gospel Tradition: In Performance at the White House2015TV MovieHerself
The Real2015TV SeriesHerself
It's a Mann's World2015TV SeriesHerself
BET Awards 20142014TV SpecialHerself
The View2014TV SeriesHerself - Musical Guest
BET Awards 20132013TV SpecialHerself
21st Annual Trumpet Awards2013TV SpecialHerself
44th NAACP Image Awards2013TV Movie documentaryHerself
Praise the Lord2012TV SeriesHerself
Made in Hollywood2011TV SeriesHerself
The Mo'Nique Show2010-2011TV SeriesHerself
42nd NAACP Image Awards2011TV SpecialHerself
Down Home with the Neelys2010TV SeriesHerself
41st NAACP Image Awards2010TV SpecialHerself
17th Annual Trumpet Awards2009TV SpecialHerself
The 40th NAACP Image Awards2009TV SpecialHerself

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