Tempestt Bledsoe Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 15 Oct, 2018
Facts of Tempestt Bledsoe
Date of Birth: 1973 , August-1
Age: 48 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 5 Feet 8 Inch
Name Tempestt Bledsoe
Birth Name Tempestt Bledsoe
Nick Name Tempestt
Mother Willa Bledsoe
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
Ethnicity African-American
Profession Actress
Net Worth $13 million
Eye Color Dark Brown
Hair Color Black
Face Color Brown
Body Measurements 34-25-34 inches
Breast Size 34 inch
Waist size 25 inch
Hip Size 34 inch
Boyfriend Darryl M. Bell
Married Not Yet
Children None
Education New York University
TV Show The Cosby Show, A Different World, The Tempestt Bledsoe Show
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Amercian actress Tempestt Bledsoe entered in the showbiz at the mere age of 4 appearing in commercials for Safeway grocery stores and Kellogg's Frosted Flakes. At 9, she auditioned for Bill Cosby's new sitcom The Cosby Show (1984) where she was cast for a role of Vanessa Huxtable. Since then, she appeared in many television series. After taking some break from the acting she made her come back in 2010 as the anchor of the Style Network's Clean House.            

Bio Of Tempestt Bledsoe 

Tempestt Bledsoe was born on 1 August 1973 in Chicago, Illinois, the U.S under the birth sign Leo which defines her personality to be positive, warm, action-oriented. Her mother is Willa Bledsoe. Her parents got divorced when she was young. 

She received her bachelor's degree in finance from the New York University.  

Tempestt Bledsoe's Career  

Bledsoe started her career working as a child model at the age of four, appearing in the commercials for brands like Safeway grocery stores and Kellogg's Frosted Flakes.    

She got her huge breakthrough after auditioning for Bill Cosby's new sitcom The Cosby Show. At that time she was just nine years old when she auditioned for the role of Vanessa Huxtable. The Huxtable family represented a very caring and loving family that shared a very good bonding among themselves. She appeared in the show for almost 8 years.  

CAPTION: Tempestt Bledsoe SOURCE: Boston Herald

Afterward,  in 1986 she starred in the ABC Afterschool Specials, in the episode titled The Gift of Amazing Grace of the fifteenth season, as Grace Williams. After two years she appeared in the horror comedy TV series Monsters where she portrayed a role of Dottie before.       

Bledsoe's other appearances in the television movies include Dream Date, The Earth Day Special, The Practice, The Parkers, Johnny B Good. Bledsoe next decade notable works include Santa and Pete as Maria Dangola, The Expendables as Tanika, Rock Me, Baby as Chloe, South of Nowhere as Cecily. 

In 2008, she made two very major appearances, one in the comedy tv film Husband for Hire and the other in the American legal drama Raising the Bar as Camilla Hansen. In 2014 she appeared in the Instant Mom where she reprised a role of Vanessa Huxtable. 

Tempestt Bledsoe's Net Worth 

As Bledsoe is involved in the entertainment industry from her childhood age, there is no doubt that she has amassed a decent amount of money from her career.       

According to the Celebrity Net Worth and The Richest the well known American actress, Bledsoe has a net worth of $13 million. Her acting career is her main source of income and besides, she also owns a chain restaurant in Washington. 

Tempestt Bledsoe's Personal Life-Husband And Children 

In the Guys  With Kids, she played a role of mum living in a New York with her husband and children. This makes people think she is married and has kids. Well, Bledsoe is not married but is in a romantic relationship with her co-star Darryl M. Bell from A Different World since 1993.

He is known for his role in Big Brother X-ray Vision in 1988 Spike Lee film, School Daze. The couple first met when they were picked to work on The Cosby Show spin-off. They have appeared together in the Fox Reality Channel series Househusbands of Hollywood.     

CAPTION: Tempestt Bledsoe with her boyfriend Darryl M. Bell SOURCE: HelloBeautiful

Bledsoe is battling with Vitiligo for a long time. This kind of disorder normally happens when the cells that generate melanin dies or stop working. Its main effect is depigmentation on some parts of the skin and sometimes the extent is unpredictable.  

Body Measurements

  • Age- As of 2018, she is 45 years old.
  • Height- She stands the height of 5 feet 8 inches tall (1.72 m).
  • Body measurements- Breast: 34 inches, Waist: 25 inches, Hip: 34 inches. 
  • Diet-She is a vegan and prefers a healthy food.   

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