Darlene Mowry is a retired US military veteran, Tv personality, and Producer more popularly known as the mother of Tia and Tamory Mowry of the WB series, Sister, Sister. She is also the mother of actor Tahj Mowry and former athlete, Tavior Mowry.
Darlene Mowry and her former husband are divorced but they do come together whenever there is any family event. Here are what you should know about Darlene Mowry.
Darlene Mowry is of Mixed ethnicity
Darlene Mowry is a biracial woman of Bahamian-American ethnicity. She was born Darlene Renée Flowers on October 25, 1956, in the Bahamas. Her zodiac sign is Scorpio. Darlene has no known family members as she has kept her family details private including her academic life.
Darlene Mowry and her former husband, Timothy Mowry, served in the US military
The bond between the former high school sweethearts, Darlene and Timothy Mowry was enhanced by the fact that both of them had an interest in the military. After they met and fell and love, they enlisted in the US military and Darlene rose to the rank of sergeant before she retired. They reportedly married in 1975 and moved to Gelhausen, Germany where they started their family. The military lifestyle also helped to shape their children into responsible adults as noted by Tia Mowry in an interview, “The ethics and discipline we inherited while growing up in a military family is the best thing that happened to us”.
Darlene Mowry managed her twin’s career at the beginning
Darlene Mowry took on the job of her twins’ manager when they began their acting careers. She worked as a security guard for some time after she quit the military but left her job to manage her daughter’s career. Her ex-husband also worked at the Glendale police station after they moved back to California.
Furthermore, she went on to produce some films such as Double Wedding, The Proof Point, and Seventeen Again.
Darlene Mowry and Timothy Mowry are divorced
Darlene Mowry and her former husband lived as a couple for four decades but their relationship didn’t last forever. It is reported that Darlene Mowry married at the age of 18 and gave birth to her twins at the age of 21. They filed for divorce citing irreconcilable differences and were legally separated in 2015. However, they remain friends and have been pictured together in the company of their children. It is however not clear if Darlene Mowry has been in other relationships since her divorce was finalized, since she likes to keep her personal life away from the media. She is probably dating and wants to keep her relationship off the radar.
Darlene Mowry’s children are notable personalities
Darlene Mowry has four grown children, and they have become popular in the entertainment industry. Her twins – Tia and Tamera Mowry are well-known and successful actresses. They have been featured in several shows and are popularly known for their appearance in the Sister-Sister series. They also starred in Disney’s Twitches, and its series Twitches Too, detention, Girlfriends, Tia &Tamera, among others. The twins are also singers, and they formed a band known as Voices in the 1990s with their first single, Yeah, Yeah, Yeah! released in 1992.
Furthermore, Darlene’s first son, Tahj Mowry is an actor and singer like his sisters, and his most popular movies are Smart Guys, Baby Daddy, and Are We Done Yet?
Moreover, her youngest child Tavior Mowry, used to play football for the University of California Davis. He was given a scholarship because of his football prowess and he was well on his way to a great football career before an injury cut short his aspirations. After his injury, he got a job as a wine salesman for some time, before focusing on his singing ability and trying to make a career out of it. With encouragement from his mother and others, he is now a rapper and music producer. Some of his music include “What Do You Hold On To?”, and “ Diddy Bop”. Tahj is married to his long-time girlfriend, Zandy Fitzgerald.
Darlene Mowry is a proud grandmother
Darlene Mowry is a proud grandmother. She welcomed her first grandchild, Cree Taylor (born June 28, 2011) from Tia’s marriage to Cory Hardict. Later, the couple welcomed a daughter, Cairo Tiahna on May 5, 2018.
Similarly, Darlene Mowry has two grandkids from Tamera Mowry’s marriage to Adam Housley. The couple is blessed with a son, Aden John Tanner, and a daughter, Aria Talea.
Darlene Mowry’s net worth
Darlene Mowry’s net worth is about $500k from her various career endeavors. Her children are also doing well and have become successful. It is reported that the twins each have a net worth of about $4 million, and her oldest son, Tahj Mowry has a net worth of $1.5 million. One of the twins, Tamera owns a luxurious house in Napa Valley, California.
Darlene Mowry is not on Social media
Darlene Mowry has not joined the social media bandwagon yet. The celebrity Mum is not active on any social networking site but we get to see updates of her activities through her children’s social media handles.
Darlene Mowry’s height and weight
Darlene Mowry has a height of 5ft 7 inches and weighs around 75kg. Her hair color is black and her eyes are hazel in color. People have noted the resemblance between Darlene Mowry and her granddaughter, Cairo Hardict after Tia Mowry posted their family photo on Instagram to celebrate Mother’s Day of 2022.