Tamala Jones was born on the 12th of November, 1974, in Pasadena, California. She began modelling in magazines and television advertisements. She then landed a role on the sitcom California Dreams. She has also appeared on Dangerous Minds, For Your Love, The Tracey Morgan Show, Veronica’s Closet, My Name is Earl, and The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air. She is romantically linked to Big Gipp, a hip hop entertainer. Her sister is Tracey Cherelle Jones. She most recently appeared in The American Dream, Who’s Your Caddy?, and Daddy Day Camp.