Tempestt Bledsoe was born on August 1, 1973, in Chicago, Illinois, the United States to mother Willa Bledsoe. She was born to African-American parents with her birth name Tempestt K. Bledsoe and her birth sign is Leo. There is no other information about her father except he divorced her mother during her early age. Moreover, Tempestt once mentioned about her brother named J E Henderson in one of her tweets. As their surnames are different, he might be her half-brother. In fact, Tempestt holds Afro-American ethnicity and belongs to American nationality.
EXCITING NEWS! My brother has released his new fantasy fiction novel,
CREDARA: Rise of the Kraylen. Go get it! Follow him @CredaraScribe
— Tempestt Bledsoe (@TempesttBledsoe) February 8, 2013
Coming towards her education, talented actress Tempestt obtained her bachelor’s degree in finance from New York University in 1995.
At the same time, Tempestt is struggling with Vitiligo for a long time. This kind of disease usually happens when the cells that create melanin, which affect the color of hair and skin.
Tempestt is still unmarried and doesn’t have children yet. But she has a boyfriend named Darryl M Bell, her co-star in NBC’s comedy show ‘A Different World’. The couple has been dating since 1993. They first met after being picked on The Cosby Show spin-off. Similarly, they performed together in the Fox Reality Channel series Househusbands of Hollywood. The duo is in an affair for nearly twenty-five years but the boyfriend and girlfriend have a great bond together.
As well as, she also shares a great bond and friendship with her ‘The Cosby Show’ co-star Pam Potillo. However, there are not any rumors about her past relationships.
Tempestt started her career in her very young age. She appeared in several commercials like Safeway grocery stores and Kellogg’s at the age of four. She made her acting debut, starring the role of Vanessa Huxtable on the NBC sitcom ‘The Cosby Show’ in 1984.
For that role, she got her first nomination in Young Artist Awards in 1985. However, she won this award for the first time in 1989. She worked in the show for around 8 years. Later, in 2006, she received a nomination for TV Land Awards for Favorite Singing Siblings. She was honored with that award in 2011 for ‘The Cosby Show’ as well.
Likewise, she has worked for many other TV shows like ‘Santa and Pete’, ‘The Expendables’, ‘Rock Me, Baby’, and ‘Strong Medicine’. In the same way, she performed the role of ‘Cecily’ in the American teen drama television series ‘South of Nowhere’ created by Thomas W. Lynch.
Afterward, she worked in two very important projects in 2008, one in the comedy television film ‘Husband for Hire’ and the other in the American legal drama ‘Raising the Bar’. She then signed for the American animated television series ‘The Replacements’. Next, she hosted the home makeover and interior design television show ‘Clean House’ in 2010, where she replaced the long-term host Niecy Nash.
Presently, she is working on some of the episodes of the all-time classic TV show, ‘The Cosby Show’ including ‘You are Not A Mother’, ‘Cliff Wet Adventure’ and ‘Thanksgiving at the Huxtable’.
Tempestt Bledsoe’s net worth is $13 million at present. She has earned a huge amount of money from her career and has maintained such an impressive net worth in her life. She also owns a chain restaurant in Washington.