• Timothy Mowry is a famous celebrity father who had a successful military career and married his high school sweetheart
• He is from Miami, Florida and attended a local high school
• He served in the US Army and became Sergeant First Class
• His daughter Tia Mowry is an actress with over 50 acting credits and is best known for starring in "Sister, Sister"
• He has an estimated net worth of $250,000 and his daughter filed for divorce in October 2022
Timothy Mowry Wiki
Although he gained fame as a celebrity father thanks to his daughters Tamera and Tia Mowry, the actresses who starred in “Sister, Sister”, Timothy Mowry is someone whose life may be interesting to learn about. Perhaps you were unaware that he had a successful military career, and married his high school sweetheart.
To get to know him better, and find more interesting facts about this celebrity father, keep on reading this article.
Early life, family, and education
Timothy John Mowry hails from Miami, Florida USA, where he was raised by his parents. Born under the zodiac sign of Capricorn, on 4 January 1957, Timothy is aged 65 as of 2022. There’s nothing known about his parents, nor if he has any siblings, since he’s very private when it comes to his personal matters.
Speaking of his education, he attended a local high school, and upon matriculating in 1975, he didn’t go to college but joined the US Army.
US Army Career
Timothy was involved in sports from an early age, which helped him pass the necessary physical and mental tests. Soon after joining the army, Timothy became Sergeant First Class. In addition to administrative work, his task was also to lead the battalion.
After several years in the US Army, Timothy retired and moved with his family to California, where he served as a custody officer at the Glendale Police Department.
First marriage, divorce, and new wife
Timothy and Darlene Renee Flowers met in high school, where they fall in love and began dating. The two joined the army together, and married the same year of 1975, when they were both just 18 years old.
From left to right : Tamera Mowry, Tahj Mowry, Timothy Mowry (Their dad), the Bishop Ernest Johnson, Tia Mowry, & Darlene Mowry (Their mom)
Timothy and Darlene served together in Germany, and there were born their twin daughters Tia and Tamera in 1978. Their third child, and first son Tahj, was born on 17 May 1986, in Honolulu, Hawaii, while their second son, Tavior was born on 5 July 1993, in Fort Irwin, California. After their fourth child was born, Darlene retired from the army and devoted her time to her family. Timothy also left the army, and the family continued living in California.
Timothy and Darlene divorced after 40 years of marriage,. For their children, this was quite shocking, and their divorce fell the hardest on Tamera, who in her 2019 interview for OK Magazine, claimed that she is still processing what happened.
However, Timothy and Darlene continued with their lives, and Timothy found new love with a woman whose name hasn’t been disclosed publicly, but it’s known that the two began dating sometime in 2020, which his daughter Tamera confirmed in her interview with Jeannie Mai. Tamera also added that she hasn’t met this woman yet.
As of November 2022, there is no information if Timothy and his girlfriend are married, or are still together.
According to authoritative sources, the annual pension of retired US Army soldiers is approximately $30,000, and since Timothy also worked as a parole officer, his net worth has been estimated at around $250,000.
Briefly about his daughter Tia Mowry
Tia Mowry was born in Gelnhausen, Hesse, then West Germany, on 6 July 1978. Her zodiac sign is Cancer and she’s 44 years old. She’s an actress with over 50 acting credits to her name and is still probably known best for her role as Tia Landry in the family comedy-drama “Sister, Sister”, also starring her twin sister Tamera.
The series followed the story of twin sisters who were separated at birth, and as teenagers they find out the truth and finally met each other. It aired from 1994 through 1999 and was one of the favorites among teenagers. “Sister, Sister” had 20 award nominations and won nine, including one Primetime Emmy Award.
Tia made her acting debut portraying Judith Ann Webb in an episode of the series “Dangerous Woman” in 1991. She followed with a few guest roles in various series before she was cast to play in “Sister, Sister”, which brought her numerous accolades, including three Kid’s Choice Awards, and the Image Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series, among many others.
Tia’s first movie role was her portrayal of Sydney in the 2000 TV comedy-drama “Seventeen Again” which brought her a Young Artist Award nomination for Best Performance in a TV Movie (Comedy) – Leading Young Actress.
Next, she was seen as Venetia in the 2002 comedy “The Hot Chick”, and then voiced the character of Sasha in the animated movies “Bratz the Video: Starrin’ & Stylin’” (2004) and “Bratz: Rock Angelz” (2005).
Tia continued with numerous television and movie roles, and one of her most notable was her portrayal of Janine in the 2013 movie “Baggage Claim”. In the same year, Tia was cast to play Stephanie Phillips in the series “Instant Mom”, also starring Michael Boatman and Sydney Park, and was seen in 65 episodes from 2013 through 2015.
— Tia Mowry (@TiaMowry) June 12, 2015
She followed with her role as Sindy Sauernotes in the series “Fresh Beat Band of Spies” (2015-2016), and another of Tia’s notable roles is certainly her portrayal of Cocoa McKellan in the comedy-drama “Family Reunion”, also starring Talia Jackson and Anthony Alabi, which began airing in 2019 on Netflix. The fifth season of the series started in October 2022.
More about Tia
Speaking of Tia’s personal life, since 20 April 2008, she is married to Cory Hardrict, also an actor, perhaps known best for his roles in the movies such as “Transcendence”, “American Sniper”, and “Brotherly Love”, among others. Tia and Cory dated for eight years and then married following a 15-month-long engagement.
They have two children together, son Cree born on 28 June 2011, and daughter Cairo born on 7 May 2018.
In October 2022, Tia announced that she and her husband separated and that she filed for divorce, sharing the news with her Instagram followers whose number counts over 11 million.