Tamera Mowry

Tamera Mowry biography
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Interesting Biography Facts

Real name

Tamera Darvette Mowry



Birth Date

July 6, 1978


42 years

Zodiac Sign



Gelnhausen, Main-Kinzig-Kreis, Germany


Birmingham High School; Pepperdine University



Tamera Mowry family members

Father's Name

Timothy John Mowry

Mother's Name

Darlene Renee Mowry

Siblings names

Tia Mowry (younger twin sister), Tahj Mowry (younger brother), Tavior Mowry (younger brother)

Is Tamera Mowry a lesbian/bisexual?


What is Tamera Mowry marital status?


Who is Tamera Mowry husband?

Adam Housley

When did get married?

May 15, 2011

How many children does she have?

2 (son Aden John Tanner Housley and daughter Ariah Talea Housley)

In her numerous interviews, Tamera used to tell, that she was blessed with her happy family. Her parents were very religious and taught their kids, what’s right and what’s wrong. She has cordial relationships with her siblings and is closely-knitted with her husband, a famous journalist Adam Housley. Previously she dated a talented actor Seth MacFarlane. With Adam, she welcomed two cute kids. Keep up reading for detail!

Tamera Mowry husband

Adam Housley (husband since 2011)

Tamera Mowry husband

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Date of birth: August 13, 1971

They met at Pepperdine University, as both were students there. Adam appreciated Tamera’s beauty, but he didn’t recognize her at the moment of their first meeting and had no idea, that she was a TV star.

They started dating several years after graduation from the University. By the way, Tamera’s dating list is very short. She opened up, that she lost her virginity at 29 years old.

Housley is that very man any woman can trust. He is a renowned journalist, a person, who is not afraid to express his opinion and a successful winemaker.

Arthur Adam Housley played basketball and baseball for the college team and studied political science at Pepperdine University in his young years. In the late 1990s, he started the career of a reporter and gained recognition as Fox Broadcasting Company journalist, who covered the most painful topics in US history. He visited Iraq during the war and reported about it, covered the execution of a gangster Stanley Williams and the suspicion of the New York Yankee Alex Rodriguez.

Recently Housley, who gained lots of awards and accolades during the years of his career, quit his job at Fox News because of “softening” of hard news in order to cover the problems, caused by Donald Trump (Barron Trump father) policy.

Together with Tamera Mowry, he has a son and a daughter.

Tamera Mowry kids

Aden John Tanner Housley (son with Adam Housley)

Aden John Tanner Housley

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Date of birth: November 12, 2012

Aden was born in late autumn 6 years ago. He is the first son of an actress Tamera Mowry and a reporter Adam Housley. After his birth, The Real host gave numerous interviews, where she shared her motherhood experience. Tamera told, that once her son didn’t want to sit down in a separate armchair in the plane, and the flight attendant and the passengers had to wait till Aden took his seat and put the belt on, and some people looked at her with those judgmental eyes. But she remained calm and convinced his kid to do, what was demanded.

Now Aden is going to the first class. And his parents try to spend much time with him.

Ariah Talea Housley (daughter with Adam Housley)

Ariah Talea Housley

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Date of birth: July 1, 2015

Obviously, Tamera Mowry liked the challenges of parenthood, because soon after Aden’s birth she got pregnant again. The actress gave birth to a healthy beautiful girl on the first day of July in 2015. Ariah inherited skin color (as well as hair and eye color) from her mother. And the actress confessed to her fans that she prayed for it – to have a daughter with the skin like hers. After that Tamera got some accusations in racism.

Who are Tamera Mowry parents?

Timothy John Mowry (father)

Timothy John Mowry

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Date of birth: January 4, 1957

Tamera is very close to her father and tells that he did a lot for her. Although Timothy John Mowry is not a celebrity, no doubt, he is that very person, who deserves people’s love and respect. The hard worker, the defender, and father of 3 kids, Timothy is the retired military man and US veteran.

He was born in Miami, FL and in his young years was a great athlete. His classmates supposed, he would become a sports star, but after graduation, he joined the US army. He got first sergeant rank there.

Timothy gained the reputation of a perfect military man. He quickly made a career and was appointed as a custody officer to the City of Glendale Police Department. That’s why Mowry family, including Tamera, moved from Germany to USA.

Now he enjoys his calm after-retirement life and spends a lot of time with his 4 kids and numerous grandchildren.

Darlene Mowry (mother)

Darlene Mowry

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Date of birth: October 25, 1956

Mother is the most important figure in the life of any person. Tamera Mowry and her siblings were happy to have the best mother. Darlene Mowry was a great homemaker. She gave the warmth of her heart to her kids and husband, that’s why Timothy Mowry managed to make a successful career and four of her kids became stars.

Darlene Renee Flowers is of Afro-Bahamian ethnicity. She met Timothy Mowry at a high school, and since then they are a happy loving couple, a team. At first, they were friends, then they started dating and finally, Timothy proposed her. After the wedding, Darlene joined her husband in the US army. She made a career there and even got the rank of a sergeant.

Darlene and her husband spent some time in West Germany, where our today heroine was born. Then, following Timothy’s new career appointment, they moved to California. In that sunny state, Darlene decided to quit army service. She worked as a security guard for a while and then left her job and channeled her energy to caring about her kids. In the early 1990s, she managed careers of her two daughters, who were singing in the band. Now she tries her hand as a film producer, and has already presented a number of films, including “Seventeen Again” and “Double Wedding”.

She is really close to her daughters and sons.

Tamera Mowry siblings

Tia Mowry (twin sister)

Tia Mowry

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Date of birth: July 6, 1978

Tia Mowry is Tamera’s twin sister and best friend. She was born on the same day and in the same place, but just a couple of minutes later. Tia joined Tamera in the R&B band “Voices” in the early 1990s, but then focused her attention on acting. Sisters Mowry have many common projects in their resume, including the hits “Sister, Sister”, “Twitchers” and reality series “Tia & Tamera”.

The famous actress, now Tia devotes the major part of her time to family life. She is married to an actor Cory Hardrict, known by the film “American Sniper”, and has a son and a daughter with him.

In 2017 Tia released a cookbook “Whole New You”. In addition, she hosts a channel on YouTube.

Tahj Mowry (younger brother)

Tahj Mowry

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Date of birth: May 17, 1986

Tahj is another celebrity in the Mowry family. He is widely known as an actor and a singer. His resume impresses any experienced TV lover because he appeared in many cult TV projects. Tajh featured in one episode of “Friends” and played the recurring role in the series “Full House”. He plays the title role of child prodigy Henderson in the series “Smart Guy”.

At initial stages, his career was managed by his mother Darlene. Tahj has cordial loving relationships with his sisters, Tia and Tamera. He spends a lot of time with them, taking them to the cinema or to the café. He is a family-oriented person and posts lots of pics of his sisters, parents, and grandmother on Instagram.

He is single nowadays, but previously dated an actress Aleisha Allen.

Tavior Mowry (younger brother)

Tamera Mowry brother

Date of birth: July 5, 1993

Read about Tavior Mowry here.


Tamera Mowry bio

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Tamera Housley, who is known to the wide circle of fans as Tamera Mowry, gained international fame as an actress. She created attractive and memorable female characters in the film “The Hot Chick” and in the series “Are You Afraid of the Dark?”, “Melissa & Joey”, “Daytime Divas” and many others. She appeared in the family series “Tia & Tamera” alongside her twin sister Tia Mowry, who is 2 minutes her younger.

Tamera entered this world in a small German town of Gelnhausen in the family of two military people Timothy and Darlene. She is one of 4 kids in the family.

Tamera was still a little girl when her father was transferred from Germany to USA. Mowry family settled in California, and Tamera joined the pupils of the Birmingham High School in LA. In her teens, she fell in love with singing and acting, and during some years performed in the band “Voices” in the company of Tia Mowry. Their hit song “Yeah, Yeah, Yeah!” even appeared in Billboard music chart in the early 1990s.

Tamera Mowry debuted on TV in her teens, and at first, she acted in episodes of popular TV shows. In 1994 she won the role, which made her popular – in the series “Sister, Sister”. As for now, the actress has more than 60 credits in her resume.

Interesting and fun facts

  1. Her niece Alaina Housley tragically died in Thousand Oaks mass shoot on November 7, 2018. That inspired Tamera to start campaigning for gun control. Alaina was only 18.
  2. In the company of her husband Adam Housley, she participated in “Celebrity Cupcake Wars”, arranged by Food Network.
  3. She likes to eat chocolate and to drink a glass of wine when nobody sees. Her favorite color tint is purple.
  4. Her celebrity inspiration is Kim Kardashian.
  5. Her height is 5 ft 5 in and weight is 121 pounds.
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