Who is Tameka Harris?
Tameka Harris is an American singer and songwriter who is best known as the member of multi-platinum R&B vocal group Xscape and as the ex-wife of rapper T.I. She has changed her eye color from brown to ice-gray through plastic surgery.
Full Name: Tameka Dianne Cottle
Age: 43 years old
Date of Birth: July 14, 1975,
Birthplace: College Park, Georgia, USA
Father: Charles Pope
Mother: Dianne Cottle
Hair Color: Dark brown
Eye Color: Ice-grey
Height: 4 ft. 11 inches
Weight: 55 kg
Profession: Singer, Songwriter
Husband: T. I
Early Life, Wiki, and Career:
She was born on July 14, 1975, in College Park, Georgia, USA. Her birth name is Tameka Dianne Cottle and she is currently 43 years old.
She began her career while still a student at high school and joined the R&B quartet ‘Xscape’ in 1992. The group was soon discovered by producer Jermaine Dupri while they sang at his birthday celebration and the group was signed to his new record label, So So Def Recordings.
The group released three platinum albums: Hummin’ Comin’ at ‘Cha, Off the Hook, and Traces of My Lipstick (1998). But the group separated after the release of the third album.
She became friends with LaTocha, Tamika Scott and Kiesha Miles to released Xscape album entitled ‘Unchained’ followed by single ‘What’s Up’ in 2005. She released her solo single What The Fuck You Gon Do? on July 22, 2014, which reached number 1 on the iTunes R&B/Soul charts within 24 hours. Furthermore, she has been credited for writing Ed Sheeran’s single ‘Shape of You’.
Family Life, Parents:
She was born to parents Dianne Cottle and Charles “Speedy” Pope. Her mother is of European American descent whereas her father was of African American roots. She has two siblings, sister Michelle Pope, and brother Red Pope. Talking about her education history, she attended Tri-Cities Performing Arts High School.
Relationships, Husband, Children:
She is currently in a complicated relationship. She has been married to T.I., real name Clifford Joseph Harris Jr. since July 30, 2010. The couple exchanged their wedding vows in Miami Beach, Florida. They began dating in 2002 and the couple has welcomed three children till date: sons Clifford Joseph Harris III was born on August 25, 2004, and Major Philant Harris was born on May 16, 2008, and a daughter Heiress Diana Harris was born on March 26, 2016. She lost a daughter, Llayah Amour Harris to miscarriage after six months into pregnancy in 2007.
In addition, she has an older daughter, Zonnique Pullins (born March 20, 1996) from her relationship with ex-boyfriend Zonnie “Zeboe” Pullins. She was in relations with him from 1992 to 1992.
After remaining in a marriage relationship for more than six years, she filed for divorce from T.I. in 2016. It was rumored in 2017 that she is dating Rap mogul Master P and has been with him for the past two years but neither of them has talked about the rumor.
It was reported in 2018 that their divorce is on hold and are attempting to reconcile but it is yet to be proved.
Cottle and T.I. were arrested in Los Angeles on September 1, 2010, after the police reported the odor of burnt marijuana from their vehicle. The police discovered possession of a controlled substance, ecstasy and both were arrested and released on $10,000 bail.
She has a height of 4 ft. 11 inches and she weighs 55 kg. Also, she has dark brown hair and ice-grey eyes. In addition, her shoe size is 7(US).
Net Worth and Salary:
She has an estimated net worth of around $3 million and she has earned that sum of money from her career. However, her salary and income are under review.
Social Media Accounts:
She has 5.9M around followers on Instagram, about 1.36M followers on Twitter, and around 294k followers on Facebook.