Actor, producer, host, author and entrepreneur Tamera Mowry-Housley is taking Hollywood by storm. Named to Ebony magazine’s power 100 list, Tamera landed a coveted co-host spot on the syndicated multi-racial daytime talk show The Real. Tamera keeps it real alongside co-hosts Tamar Baxton, Loni Love, Adrienne Bailon, and Jeannie Mai. The hosts unapologetically share their varied life experiences, including new motherhood, new marriage, dating, and singledom. The Real is the #1 new talk show in the 2014/2015 season and airs on Fox and BET.
Tamera Mowry-Housley and her sister Tia have captivated audiences for over 20 years. The twin sisters got their start as the young stars of over 100 episodes of the hit television series Sister, Sister and starred on the hit Style Network reality TV series Tia and Tamera. Tamera and Tia recently signed a deal with Harper Collins, to launch a book series titled Twintuition: Double Vision, targeting the tween market. The book is about twin girls who come into special powers on their 12th birthday.
Sister, Sister made Tamera Mowry-Housley a 90’s pop culture icon. The series garnered Tamera many awards including: NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actress in a Comedy Series two years in a row; Kid’s Choice Award for Favorite Television Actress three years in a row; induction into Kid’s Choice Awards Hall of Fame. Recently, Tia and Tamera were voted two of the “most powerful women on Twitter” by AOL Black Voices.
Tamera was also a series regular on Strong Medicine (Lifetime) and Roommates (ABC Family) and she has lent her voice to Fox’s hit show Family Guy and Cartoon Network’s Super Hero Squad Show. She appeared in the Disney Channel’s original movie Twitches in 2005, one of the channels highest-rated movies of all time. She then appeared in Twitches Too two years later. In 2010 Tamera started a production company with her sister, Twilight Productions. She produced and starred in the Lifetime movie, Double Wedding. On the big screen, Tamera co-starred in the Rob Schneider comedy The Hot Chick. Tamera can be seen recurring as ‘Gillian’ on the ABC Family hit Melissa and Joey.
While balancing a flourishing career, Mowry-Housley graduated with honors from Pepperdine University with a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology with an emphasis on abnormal childhood development. The oldest sister by two minutes, Mowry-Housley was born in Germany then raised Southern California. Mowry-Housley married FOX News correspondent Adam Housley in May 2011, they welcomed their first child Aden John Tanner Housley in November 2012. Tamera and husband Adam have homes in Los Angeles and the Napa Valley, where their family winery Century Oak is located.