Born on 24 January 1979 in North Bellmore, Long Island, New York, USA, Tatyana Marisol Ali is a successful American actress and R&B singer. She was the eldest daughter of a Trinidadian father, Sheriff Ali was a retired police officer from Trinidad and an Afro-panamanian mother, Sonia Ali was a nurse from Panama. Apart from her parents’ descent, she belongs to Black ethnicity. She graduated from Harvard University in the year 2002 with a Bachelor’s degree in African Studies and Government. She loved to sing since her childhood so that she made her mother take her to the audition of Sesame Street to fulfill her interest
She started her acting career at the age of six by performing in Sesame Street in the year 1985 following appearing twice on Star Search the next year. She went to New York at 11 where she got opportunity to portray a role as Ashley Banks, Will Smith’s cousin in The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air. She gave her musical debut releasing her album, Kiss The Sky (1998) that was gold certified in 1999. She has also sung in some episodes of “Respect” including the original track, Make Up Your Mind. She has also made some guest appearances in TV shows, such as The Cosby Show, Kyno’s Story Time, The All New Mickey Mouse Club, Are You Afraid of Dark? and Foster’s Field in the 90’s. She even has appeared in an album, Willennium of Will Smith in the track, Who Am I along with MC Lyte. In 2008, she gave a stage performance on song, Yes We Can which was projected by Will.i.am to support presidential campaign of Barack Obama. She was seen in Nora’s Hair Salon plus Nora’s Hair Salon 2: A Cut Above. She also gave her guest appearances in Eric Andrew Show in 2012. Recently, she appeared as Maya in the comedy show, Second Generation Wayans in January, 2013. She is also seen on TV in the TV show called Love That Girl!
Hot Actress Tatyana Ali has dated many eligible guys in the past, but rumor has it that her recent boyfriend seems to be the famous rapper, Drake. However she has never been married till now and no any children yet. Her body measurement is 36-23-35. She is 5 feet 3 inches in height. Her long legs and feet are praised as one of the alluring part of her god-gifted body. Her sexy bikini pictures can be viewed on the internet.
Her first big award was Young Artist Award as Best Young Actress Starring in a New Television Series for her performance in The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air (1990) in 1991. She again got nominated by Young Artist Awards for her same performance later as Outstanding Young Comedienne in a Television Series in 1992 as well as in 1993, as Best Youth Comedienne in 1994, and as Best Performance: Young Actress in a TV Comedy Series in 1995. Kid’s Choice Awards, USA nominated her as Favorite Television Actress Blimp Award in 1996 from The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air. She also won the Young Star Award as Best Performance by a Young Actress in a Comedy TV Series in 1997 in addition to Image Award as Outstanding Youth Actress in 1996 for the same film. She also was nominated by Image Awards for The Fresh Prince if Bel-Air in 1997, The Young and The Restless in 2010, Love That Girl! in 2012 and 2013. For her character in the series, The Young and the Restless, she won Image Award as Outstanding Actress in a Comedy Series twice both in 2012 and 2013. Regarding her work, her net worth is estimated to be about $13 million.
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