Timothy Mowry is a former US Army officer, who is well-known for being the father of twin-actresses, the stars of the series “Sister, sister”, Tamera and Tia Mowry. Let’s find out more about his personal life, career, net worth, divorce, etc.

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Early life and family

Timothy John Mowry was born on 4 January 1957, in Miami, Florida USA, so under the sign of Capricorn, and holding American nationality; he is of Irish and English descent. Little is known about his parents, any siblings and childhood, except that he showed interest for sports from an early age, and was a physically developed guy. He has very warm and close relationship with his kids, and according to his daughter, popular actress Tamera Mowry, ‘They were a happy family of six growing beyond the race restrictions’.

Educational background

Timothy matriculated from a local high school in Miami in 1975, though there is no information on the name of the school. He also hasn’t shared any details on his further education – nothing at all is known about the university or college he entered after his matriculation, nor about his BA.

Career

Timothy has always been a military person, and previously worked in the American Army, for some period of time on the base in Coleman Kaserne, located in Hesse, Germany. Timothy was soon a Non-Commissioned Officer, ranked sergeant for his successful services. After getting back from Germany to the US, he retired with the rank of the first sergeant, then held the position of a custody officer in the Glendale Police Department, California. In 2015, he made his appearance in two episodes of the series “Sister, sister” in which his twin-daughter starred. However, he decided to enjoy his retirement, spending almost all his spare time with his grandchildren.

Personal life, ex-wife Darlene Renee Mowry

Timothy met his future wife Darlene Renee Mowry when they were studying in high school. After their matriculation they both entered the US Army, and Darlene also worked along with her husband in Germany. It is worth saying that before joining the army, Darlene worked as a security guard. When Timothy was promoted to the position of first sergeant (an NCO), Darlene was holding the position of a drill sergeant. On 6 July 1978, while the couple was still living and working in Germany, Darlene gave birth to their first kids – twin-daughters, Tia and Tamera. In 1979 the family of four moved back to the US, living for some time in Fort Hood, Texas.

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Darlene was a very dedicated mother and early noticed her daughters were not only beautiful, but very talented. She started signing them to various pageants which they easily won, impressing the judges with their exceptional performances and manners.

On 17 May 1986 Timothy and Darlene gave birth to their third child and first son, Tahj, who is now also very successful in the entertainment industry. Their fourth child was born in 1993, their second son they named Taviour; he is very far from show business, following the steps of his father, who was also keen on sports, as Taviour is an American Football player, who performs for the team of the University of California, Davis.

In 1988 the family moved to California, taking a 30-day leave from their work to help Tamera and Tia sign a contract with Chrysler for the “Double Dutch Ad”. Darlene ended up quitting her work to take care of their daughters’ career.

Timothy and Darlene lived together for 41 years; however, they eventually divorced in 2015. Darlene is still single, surrounded with the attention and love of her grown-up kids, while Timothy is rumored to date a woman named Nana. In total, Timothy has three grandchildren: Ariah, Aden and Cree.

Tamera and Tia Mowry

Identical twins, Tamera and Tia Mowry have made a very successful career acting in various series and movies. After winning multiple pageants and getting several contract for ads for such companies as Chrysler, Tia and Tamera had their first roles in the series “Full House” (1987 – 1995). They instantly understood that they enjoyed acting and proceeded to attend more castings, and landing new roles. At first they appeared in series together, playing twins or just different roles. Thus, they could be seen in “Are You Afraid of the Dark?” (1990 – 2000), “Detention” (1999 – 2003), “Harlem World, Kelly Price, & Mase: I Really Like It” (1999) and “Dangerous Women” (1999 – present).

However, their real success came with the series “Sister, sister”, in which they played the main roles together. The series had six successful seasons, making Tamera and Tia world famous young actresses. Among other works of the sisters there are such projects as voice-over roles in the cartoon series “Bratz”; they also appeared in “Family Guy” (1999 – present), “The Hot Chick” (2002), “Twitches Too” (2007) and “Double Wedding” (2010). Their latest works include such series and movies as “Christmas Angel” (2012), “Prince of Peoria” (2018 – present) and “What Goes Around Comes Around” (2016).

Their latest works also allowed them to play different roles, not just twins, so they separated from the well-known sister-tandem and used their opportunities for solo acting. Tamera is married to FOX new reporter, Adam Housley. Tia is also married – her husband’s name is Cory Hardrict, and he’s a noted host and actor.

Hobbies, favorite things and interesting facts

Timothy is a well-known sports fan. He likes football, basketball, and often works-out to keep fit. Whenever he has some spare time, he tries to spend it with his three grandchildren. He also likes travelling around the US, enjoying the sights of his motherland.

Social media presence

Timothy is very far from being active on social media platforms and doesn’t have any accounts. However, his daughters are true celebrities when it comes to their social media presence. As to Tamera Mowry, her Instagram account has over 7.1 million subscribers, while Tia has 6.8 million subscribers on her Instagram account. Their brother, Tahj, is also very popular on Instagram, as his account there has over 1.1 million subscribers. Both sisters are also popular on Twitter; Tamera’s account there is read by 1.68 million people, while Tia’s profile is followed by more than 1.97 million users.

Appearance, clothing style

Timothy has black hair which is becoming grey due to his age; he has grey eyes. His height, weight and vital statistics are not available at the moment, but he is sure to have a very strong body as a former experienced soldier, and still working-out. As to his clothing style, he prefers casual looks and often wears jeans, plaid shirts and sneakers as such clothes is quite comfortable for his walks with his grandchildren.

Net worth and salary

According to authoritative sources, Timothy’s current net worth is estimated to be around $2 million. As a retired US Army veteran, he has an annual pension of $40,000. As Timothy apparently doesn’t work anymore, his net worth is not likely to grow in the future. As to his celebrity daughters, each of them has a net worth of around $4 million.

Author

Benjy is currently a reporter for BiographyPedia based in Adelaide, Australia. Prior to joining BiographyPedia in July 2019, he was a Bizarre TV reporter and theatre critic at TheSun. Benjy has also written for DailyMail and TMZ. Benjy studied journalism at Goldsmiths University of London, graduating in 2009. You can contact him at [email protected]

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