Tahj Mowry is an American actor and singer who is perhaps best known for being the younger brother of famous identical twin actors Tia Mowry and Tamera Mowry. He’s appeared in several widely watched shows including Smart Guy in which he played the main character TJ; The ABC Comedy show, Baby Daddy in which he played Tucker, Smart Guy and of course, Kim Possible. Mowry’s debut dates back to when he was only four and in the thirty years trailing that, he’s built an incredible career record. Let’s tell you more about this talented actor and five interesting facts you need to know about him. Enjoy!
Tahj Mowry’s Biography
Tahj Mowry was born—Tahj Dayton Mowry—in Honolulu, Hawaii, United States, on May 17, 1986, to parents Timothy John Mowry and Darlene Renée Flowers. His father, whose roots can be traced to English and Irish ancestry, worked in the U.S. Army and later as a custody officer/jailer with the City of Glendale Police Department. This was when the family left Hawaii for California. According to sources, Mowry’s parents began their relationship when they first met back in high school, in Miami, Florida. Although we aren’t sure if it was coincidental or consensual, they both enrolled in the U.S. Army, and both rose through the ranks until they became Sergeants. After the move to California, Mowry spent the most of his early life in California, alongside his older twin sisters Tia and Tamera and his brother, Tavior.
Growing up, Mowry attended Westlake High School and Thousand Oaks, California, where he played varsity football and participated in one season of football at Savannah State University and the University of Wyoming. He then proceeded to Pepperdine University in Malibu, California where he acquired a Bachelor’s degree. His sisters, Tia and Tamera are also alumni of Pepperdine. Owing to his active participation in college football, many believed the promising athlete would go on to play professional football. But life had other plans.
Tahj Mowry’s Career
Career-wise, Tahj Mowry got his start as a one-time guest, Greg, on the popular TV series, Who’s the Boss? However, he is perhaps best known as T.J. Henderson, a child prodigy, on the situation comedy Smart Guy. He then played Teddy in fourteen episodes of the comedy Full House. The series was such a hit that Mowry became an overnight sensation. He then appeared in one episode of Star Trek: Voyager; Innocence.
A year earlier in 1994, Mowry alongside his twin sisters, Tia and Tamera, starred in ABC’s widely-watched situation comedy, Sister, Sister. He would go on to appear in other TV series including; Aladdin, Minor Adjustments, Friends, Kim Possible and Baby Daddy (which ran from 2012 to 2017). Asides TV, Mowry has earned a name for himself on the movie scene too. After debuting in the 1991 flick, Rappin’ N’ Rhymin, he appeared in the 1994 movie, Disney Sing Along Songs: Let’s Go To Circus.
The following year, he appeared as Ollie in We Wish You a Merry Christmas. He then starred as Willie Donovan in Seventeen Again, Eddie Ballard in The Poof Point, voiced the character Wade Load in Kim Possible: A Stich in Time (2003) and Kim Possible: So the Drama (2005), as Danny Pulu in the movie Are We Done Yet? But after that, we hardly saw him in more films. However, he continued to appear in other series. Especially the Disney Channel Original Series, The Suite Life of Zack & Cody (2007), and a guest appearance in one episode in the fourth season of Desperate Housewives, as Matt.
He also appeared in the main role, Tucker Dobbs, in all 100 episodes of the series Baby Daddy. And was a co-host of the 2015 show, The Real. In his over twenty years as an actor, Tahj Mowry has received no less than eight nominations. More recently as Scene Stealer (Male category) in the 2014 Teen Choice Awards for his role in Baby Daddy.
5 Facts To Know About The American Actor
1. Net Worth
Let’s begin from here. As of 2019, sources reveal Tahj Mowry’s net worth to be over $1.5 million. Much of which has come from his acting career and endorsement deals with brands such as Space 58 and McDonald’s. Although we’re not sure how much he earns annually, we know his two actress sisters, Tia Mowry and Tamera Mowry are worth $8 million and $4 million respectively.
2. Is He Married?
Well, to state the fact, Tahj Mowry has never been married. Neither is he in a publicized relationship as of this writing. We, however, know that he’s been romantically involved with several women in the past. Between 2003 and 2007, he was in a relationship with Aleisha Allen. Then, Erica Campo when the duo was first spotted together vacationing in Bali back in 2013. Unfortunately, things went sour after only two months together. And Mowry hasn’t been known to be in a relationship with anyone ever since.
3. He is a Dog Lover
We’re not sure if it applies to everything Canine. But we know Mowry loves and even owns a pet dog. The name? We’re not sure. But we know he’s a dog lover.
4. Height and Body Measurement
Now in his mid-thirties, Tahj Mowry is still a sparkling young man. He stands 5 feet 7 inches (1.7 meters) tall and weighs around 67 kg. He has black hair and dark brown eyes. Sadly, there are no verified details about his shoe and dress sizes; as well as his body measurements.
5. He is a Staunch Proselytizer
Mowry’s Christian upbringing seems to have trailed him up to adulthood. He’s been often spotted wearing a W.W.J.D. (What Would Jesus Do) wrist band while on set several films including all episodes of the series, Smart Guy.