The Grammy award-winner, Tameka Dianne Harris aka Tameka Cottle is an American singer and songwriter. She rose to fame as the member of the American multi-platinum R&B vocal group Xscape. She is also popular for being the wife of American rapper and actor, T.I.
Born Tameka Dianne Cottle on 14th July 1975 in College Park, Georgia, the United States of America. She was born with the birth sign of Cancer. Similarly, she is of American nationality and belongs to Afro-American ethnicity.
Tameka was raised alongside her sister Michelle Pope and brother Red Pope by father Charles Pope and mother Dianne Cottle. For her education, she attended Tri-Cities Performing Arts High School in 1992.
To begin with her relationship status, Tameka is a married woman and mother of 4 children. She is married to American rapper T.I.
The pair started dating in 2001 and after 9 years of relationship, the couple tied the knot on 31st July 2010 in Miami Beach, Florida. The ceremony was attended by family and close friends.
Tameka and T.I. are blessed with two sons King Harris born on 25th August 2004 and Major Philant Harris born on 16th May 2008 and a daughter, Heiress Diana Harris born on March 2016.
Prior to her marriage with Tameka, Cottle was in a relationship with Zeb Pullins. The couple started dating in 1992 and shared a daughter together. Due to personal issues the duo, however, broke up in 1998 and went separate ways.
Tameka has managed to earn a net worth of $3 million as of now. She gardened her fortune from her musical career. Besides, she even earns from her endorsements deals, advertisements, and sponsorships.
Cottle joined the band Xscape while she was still in her high school. The band later got discovered by producer Jermaine Durpi while the band sang for him on his birthday. The band immediately got signed by him to his then-new record label, So So Def Recordings.
Since then, the band has released back-to-back hit songs and albums. Cottle contributed to three of the band’s platinum albums, Hummin’ Comin’ at ‘Cha, Off the Hook and Traces of My Lipstick as the band member.
Her notable lead vocals hit singles include Understanding, All I Need, Do You Want To?, My Little Secret, Am I Dreamin and several more. Similarly, in 2009, Cottle was featured in her reality series Tiny and Toya which made its debut on BET.
Recently, she took a break from her musical career to spend some quality time with her daughter, Heiress.