Tyra Ferrell Bio, Net Worth, Height, Weight, Boyfriend, Affair, Married, Ethnicity, Nationality, Fact & Career

Tyra Ferrell
Tyra Ferrell

Quick Facts of Tyra Ferrell

Full NameTyra Ferrell
Date of Birth1962 /01 /28
Marital StatusMarried
BirthplaceHouston, TX
Active Year1981–present
Eye colourBlack
Hair colourBlack
SpouseDiop Kamau (m. 1992)
EducationUniversity of Texas
Online PresenceFacebook, Twitter and Instagram
Net Worth$1 million

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Short Description of Tyra Ferrell

Tyra Ferrell is an American actress who is best recognized for her recurring roles on films like, Boyz n the Hood and Poetic Justice. Ferrell started acting since the year 1980 and had appeared in several television series and films. Tyra is famous for her television series, ER and grabbed the attention of the public through her roles on Jungle Fever and White Men Can’t Jump. Tera Ferrell is a happily married woman with huge net worth.

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Early Life and Education

Recalling her early life, Tyra Ferrell was born on January 28, 1962, in Houston, Texas, U.S.A. After her high school, her family shifted to Newyork. She is a native of Houston and belongs to African-American ethical background. Regarding her education, she is a graduate of the University of Texas and holds a degree in English and drama education.


Tyra has the passion of acting since her childhood and wanted to build her career in it. Aiming her career, Ferrell began working on stage and performed on Lena Horne: The Lady and Her Music and Ain’t Misbehavin on Broadway. In the year 1981, she made her screen debut, performing a cameo role on a comedy film So Fine.

Similarly, she has appeared on Lady Beware, School Daze, The Mighty Quinn, and The Exorcist III, along with television series including, Hill Street Blues, The Twilight Zone, and Quantum Leap, as well as in Square One Television, The Bronx Zoo, and Thirtysomething. Tyra was also a regular cast member and appeared as Valerie Harper on the short-lived CBS sitcom City.

Ferrell is best known for her supporting roles in the films Boyz n the Hood and Jungle Fever. Some credits of Trya includes, White Men Can’t Jump, The Neon Empire, NTSB: The Crash of Flight 323, You Must Remember This, The Trials of Rosie O’Neill, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, The Twilight Zone, and much more.

Personal Life

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Moving onto her personal life, Tyra Ferrell is a married woman and has children. She is married to her long term boyfriend turned husband, Don Carlos Jackson, better known as Diop Kamau.

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Mr. Jackson is a civil rights activist. The couple got engaged on 9 April 1992. The couple together has a daughter named, Amina. Regarding her sexual orientation, its straight.

Statistics and Net Worth

Tyra Ferrell has a slim type of body with black hair and eyes. The actress earns a net worth of $1 million. Tyra is active on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

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