Tasting her first musical break in 1990 as the founding member of The Braxtons, an American R&B singing band, Tamar Braxton has successfully stood out in the global arena of music. Singer, television personality and an actress by profession, Braxton took a break from music a year after releasing her unsuccessful solo album in 2000.
Quick Facts About Tamar Braxton
|Birthday||March 17, 1977|
|Age||40 Years Old|
However, the accomplished woman, who kept presenting herself to her fans through the reality television shows alongside her sisters, reinstated her fame and distinction in the music industry after nearly a decade-long hiatus, coming up with a commercially and critically successful second album Love and War in 2013.
Showcasing her hosting abilities, she co-hosted a talk show The Real from 2013 till 2016. Lately, she has ventured in an exclusive TV development deal signed with East 112th Street Productions owned by Steve Harvey, for her own television series and talk show.
Tamar Braxton Mini Bio
Born as the youngest of six to Evelyn and Michael Braxton in Severn Maryland on 17th March 1977, Tamar grew up singing since she was a toddler. Strongly inclined to music since a very young age, the Braxton children showed their flairs in the church choir, where their dad was a pastor.
Sisters Traci, Toni, Trina, Towanda, and Tamar were firstly signed to the Arista Records in 1989. Shortly thereafter, they came up with their debut single Good Life that reached 79th no. on Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Singles. The sisters' age differences eventually created a problem in marketing, leading them to finally drop the record deal from Arista Records.
Tamar then accompanied her elder sister Toni on her first tour, music videos & promotional appearances.
After some years' break from their major career, three sisters: Tamar, Towanda and Trina made their comeback with a new album So Many Ways. The album went to be a moderate success being charted at 26th place on Billboard R&B/ Hip-Hop Albums, 83rd place on Billboard Hot 100 and 32nd place on UK Singles Chart.
Following that, the group parted when the lead singer Tamar left to pursue a solo career in 1998 with DreamWorks Records. In the hopes to garner public attention, Tamar recorded her solo album Ridiculous with different musical styles. However, the songs failed to gain impression on urban radio outlets and was finally canceled. Thereafter, the recording labels, she was incorporated with, dropped her from their list.
The sisters reunited in 2011 for their reality show Braxton Family Values on WE tv. Rated no. 1 on the network, they were ordered a 13-episode 2nd season after the3rd episode.
Returning to music after 13-years break, she released her second studio album Love and War in 2013 through the Epic Records. The album became commercially successful in comparison to the past ones. She hosted a talk show The Real for Fox Broadcasting Company from 2013 till 2016 alongside Adrienne Bailon, Tamera Mowry-Housley, Loni Love and Jeannie Mai.
Family and Personal Life
Tamar is a twice-married woman. From 2001 till 2003, she was married to a music producer Darrell Allamby, whom she met during 2000 while working on her debut album’s tracks Once Again and Money Can’t Buy Me Love.
The same year of her first divorce, she began romancing a record executive Vincent Herbert. In 2008, they tied themselves in the marital bond. So much in love with each other, the couple blessed with a baby boy Logan Vincent Herbert is heading strongly with no chances of divorce anytime soon.
A hard-working woman Tamar Braxton has overcome numerous pitfalls in almost places where she tried to stand out. However, strong self-determination has never let her fall down. Recently announced in Steve Harvey Morning Show, she has signed to produce her own television series and talk show with 112th Street Productions owned by Steve Harvey.