Birth Name: Tamera Darvette Mowry
Place of Birth: Gelnhausen, Germany
Date of Birth: July 6, 1978
Tamera Mowry, also known by her married name, Tamera Mowry-Housley, is an American actress and model. She was born in Germany, while her father served in the US army. Her siblings are her twin Tia Mowry, and younger brothers Tavior and Tahj Mowry. Her father, Timothy, is white, and has English ancestry, and her mother, Darlene, is black, of African-Bahamian descent.
Tamera is married to journalist, professional baseball player, and winery owner Adam Housley, with whom she has two children.
A DNA test whose results were displayed on the show The Real (2016) stated that Tamera’s genetic ancestry is:
——–*8% Iberian Peninsula
——–*5% Western European
——–*7% other European
*45% Sub-Saharan African
——–*22% Ivory Coast and Ghana
——–*10% Cameroon and Congo
——–*4% other African
She has also said that she has over 40% “English & Irish” ancestry.
Tamera is said to be descended from Roger Mowrey, who was born, c. 1610, in Herne Hill, London, Middlesex, England.
Tamera’s maternal grandmother was Cloreta/Clo Flowers (the daughter of Raleigh/Riley Flowers and Cecelia/Cecile Campbell). Cloreta was born in Florida, to Bahamian parents. Cecelia was from Eleuthera.
Tamera’s maternal grandmother, Cloreta/Clo Flowers, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org