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Facts About Tatyana Ali - "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air" Actress

Published Sun Nov 03 2019 By DGM
Facts About Tatyana Ali - "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air" Actress

Tatyana Ali is a famous American singer, model, and actress who rose to fame from her appearance as Ashley Banks in the hit NBC sitcom 'The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air' opposite Will Smith.

Ali was born on the 24th of January, 1979,in North Bellmore, New York, of the United States. Following are some facts about her:

How Much is Her Fortune?

The African-American actress holds an amazing net worth of $6 million according to Celebrity Net Worth.

Husband - Vaughn Rasberry

The 40 years old Tatyana Ali has been in a married relationship with her husband, Vaughn Rasberry since July 17, 2016. Vaugh is the assisant professor of English at Stanford University. They have been living a very happy marital life and also share two kids from their marriage. The couple spends most of their time together. 

Rasberry seems to be appearing at events and shows with her wife most of the time. They surely have a strong bonding.

A picture of Tatyana Ali with her husband and son, Edward.
Tatyana Ali with her husband Vaughn Rasberry and son, Edward Rasberry.
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Sons -  Edward & Alejandro

As we mentioned earlier, the 'Love That Girl!' star has two sons with her husband. Edward Aszard Rasberry is her elder son born on 16 September, 2016 and is currently three years. Alejandro Vaughn Rasberry is her second son whom she and her husband welcomed on the 15th of August this year. Alejandro's middle name was named after his father, Vaughn.

Spends a Lot of Time With Her Family 

Ali spends most of her leisure time, when she's not filming or working, with her kids and husband. She seems to appear events and functions with her hubby and sons. Also, she goes on vacations around different beautiful places of the world with her family. She is an active socialite and updates her fans with everything she and her family does. Despite such busy schedules, she manages to spend her free time with her family which is a great thing indeed. 

Started Singing at Four

Tatyana started singing at a very young of four. She had a crazy love for singing and she even asked her mamma to take her to the audition of the famous children's show 'Sesame Street'. She rose to fame as a child singer from the show which marked the successful beginning of her singing career. 

A picture of Tatyana Ali singing.
Tatyana Ali is a successful singer.
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Has Written Essay on Black Woman's Pregnancy Experience

The mother of two, Tatyana Ali, has written a heartfelt essay on the journey and experience of a black woman's pregnancy. She describes the joy and unique realities of a Afro-African woman and how that shaped her journey in becoming a mother. She has also revealed her experience of giving birth to two sons, most importantly her second son, Alejandro. If you want to read her essay, you can check it in Essence's page for sure.

Sued Warner Bros Company

Back in 2016, Ali sued the Warner Bros claiming that the company used her idea and concept of an unique talk show by creating the hit talk show 'The Real'. She also claimed that she presented the idea to the company back in 2012 in motive of creating a talk very distinct than other primarily focusing on young women viewers. And as the show started and she didn't even any credit for the sow, she sued the company. However, she did ended up losing the case but the idea of the show was originally hers.

Parents & Siblings

Ali was born to parents; father Sheriff Ali and mother Sonia Ali. Her father is a retired police officer and mother is a nurse by profession. She also has two younger sisters from her parents; Anastasia N. Ali and Kimberly Ali.

A picture of Tatyana Ali with her younger sisters.
Tatyana Ali with her younger sisters.
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Education - Alma Mater

The Outstanding Youth Actress Award winner went to Buckley School in Sherman Oaks, California for her school level education. Later on, she completed her graduation from Harvard University back in June 2002.She got her degree in Afro-American history and government.

Social Handles

Tatyana Ali is quite active on her social handles such as Instagram and Twitter. Her Instagram account which goes by the name @tatyanaali has gained 583k followers. Moreover, her Twitter account which goes by the name @TatynaAli homes 403k followers with over 6,000 tweets till date.

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