Tisha Campbell is an American actress and singer. A known name in the entertainment world, Tisha is best known for her spirited performances and impeccable comic timing in popular sitcoms, like ‘Martin’ and ‘My Wife and Kids’. However, her latest misfortune has attracted a lot of media glare over the past year. Let’s find out how much is Tisha Campbell’s net worth.
Tisha Campbell was born in a humble household to Mona Shockley and Michael Campbell in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Her mother worked as a nurse and talent manager, and her father was a factory worker. But, what united the Campbell family was their unified love for singing. Tisha’s mother was a gospel singer and vocal coach apart from her other occupations and her father too harbored a profound passion for singing. It is no surprise then that Tisha was born with the melody in her veins.
Tisha Campbell grew up with 4 brothers and a younger sister in Newark, New Jersey, and received her school education from Newark Arts High School.
In 1996, she tied the knot with actor Duane Martin, and the couple is now proud parents of two young boys named Xen and Ezekiel Czar.
Tisha Campbell fell in love with the camera at the young age of 6 when she appeared in an episode of ‘The Big Blue Marble’ on PBS. She went on to win various talent shows as a child never losing her connection with the entertainment world. By the time she turned 18, she had already landed a musical film called ‘Little Shop of Horrors’ where she had played Chiffon. Realizing that her true passion lied in the glamour world, Tisha relocated to Hollywood after graduation.
She landed her first starring role shortly after in a series called ‘Rags to Riches’. After this she went on to appear in a number of films throughout the 1980s- 2000s, like ‘School Daze’, ‘Rooftops’, ‘House Party’ series, ‘Another 48 Hrs.’, ‘Boomerang’ and ‘Snitch’, ‘The Last Place on Earth’, ‘Pastor Brown’, ‘Zack and Miri Make a Porno’, ‘Wright vs. Wrong’ among others.
Her television career was not far behind, and she starred in many shows like ‘Martin’, ‘My Wife and Kids’, ‘Rita Rocks’, and ‘The Protector’. She has also been essaying the role of Damona on ‘Dr. Ken’ since 2015.
In 1992, Tisha Campbell released her debut album titled ‘Tisha’, which garnered a lukewarm response. However, she went on to contribute to the music album of her film ‘Sprung’ in 1997, which was well-received. She has appeared in a number of music videos since then for musical sensations, like Mindless Behaviour, Will Smith, and Toni Braxton to name a few. Tisha also released two back to back singles in 2015 and 2016 called ‘Steel Here’ and ‘Lazy Bitch’ respectively.
Tisha Campbell has also tried her hand at producing a short film called ‘A Luv Tale’ which discussed sensitive issues like Lesbianism. The movie received great reviews from audiences and critics alike.
Awards & Achievements
Tisha Campbell received the ‘Outstanding Actress in a Comedy Series’ award for ‘My Wife and Kids’ at the Image Awards in 2003 and the BET Comedy Award for the same series in 2004.
Net Worth of Tisha Campbell
Despite being a known face in Hollywood, Tisha Campbell made headlines when she along with her husband filed for bankruptcy claiming to be under a staggering debt of about $15 million in April 2016. According to many leading dailies, Tisha and her husband owed millions of dollars to various banks and other creditors. They had a combined monthly earning of $7,655 which was way less than their expenses. The family had about only $313,000 worth of assets.
Tisha’s story reminds us of the fleeting nature of success in the glamour world and reemphasizes the fact that maintaining success is equally as difficult as acquiring it in the first place. We hope she comes out of these tough times victorious.