Joyful Drake

Inside Biography

Most popular for her portrayal of Tasha Woodson on the television series Let's Stay Together, Joyful Drake is an American television and film actress. She appeared in more than 50 episodes of the series from 2011 to 14. She also played recurring roles in the television series Soul Food (2001), Cuts (2005), and The Quad (2018).

Drake’s work in the movies includes The Look, Hair Show, Beauty Shop, Get Him to the Greek, Phat Girlz, Tournament of Dreams, Bad Ass, Catch Hell, and November Rule

Early Life And Education 

Joyful Drake was born on September 24, 1976, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States. She holds American nationality and regarding her ethnicity, she is of mixed ethnical background. 

She won two State Speech Performance Titles for reciting Martin Luther King Jr's world-renowned speech I Have a Dream. Her family also gave her the nickname The Hurricane for her high energy and zest for life.

Drake went on to study drama and writing at the University of Madison Wisconsin on an academic scholarship and earned her B.A. At the time she also used to dance for the Milwaukee Bucks in NBA.  

Career Highlight

Joyful Drake started acting with a small role in the television series Soul Food. She was subsequently featured in The Look and Hair Show. She played the character Mercedes in the 2005 comedy film Beauty Shop.

The following year, Joyful was featured in the television series The Game. Her major breakthrough came in 2011 after she appeared as Tasha Woodson on the television series Let's Stay Together from 2011 to 2014. She featured in over 50 episodes of the series. She also appeared in Bad Ass and Kidnapped

In 2017, she made a guest appearance in the TV series Lethal Weapon. In 2018, she appeared in the TV series The Quad.

Net Worth

Joyful Drake has garnered a tremendous amount of net worth from her acting career which as per Celebrity net worth is around $2 million. She accumulated a hefty amount of net worth through her acting in television and film.

The actress played the major role of Tasha Woodson on the television series Let's Stay Together from 2011 to 2014, in which she appeared in over 50 episodes. The average salary for the cast members of Let's Stay Together is yet to be revealed, but it is sure that the actress obviously received a six-figure pay cheque from the series.  

Joyful Drake’s boyfriend

Joyful Drake is married to her boyfriend David Beaubien for a long time. According to her social media, it’s been nearly their relationship crossed the half-decade mark, and still, they share the same love for each other. 

Drake has posted a number of beautiful pictures along with her husband David on her social media. She is also very supportive and close to her family and mostly shares her nephew Chris’ picture on her Instagram.  

Drake is also a devoted activist, through her Dream Big Foundation she helps young kids to full fill their dream and desires. 

Body Measurements

  • Height: She stands at 5 feet 4 inches.
  • Weight: she weighs 56 kg.
  • Body figure: She has a perfect body measurement size is 34-25-36 inches.
  • Bra size: 34 C
  • Eye color: Black


by ab-sagar, 09 Aug, 2022

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