Tyra Ferrell Net Worth 2017: Short Bio & Wiki

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Tyra Ferrell was born on 28 January 1962, in Houston, Texas USA, of African-American descent, and is an actress, best known for her parts in the films “Boyz n the Hood”, “Jungle Fever”, “White Men Can’t Jump” and “Poetic Justice”.

So just how rich is Tyra Ferrell at present? According to sources, Ferrell has earned a net worth over $1 million, as of 2017, established during her acting career which began in the early 1980s.

Tyra Ferrell Net Worth $1 million

After completing her high school education, Ferrell moved to New York, where her acting career started on stage, with appearances in Broadway productions such as “Lena Horne: The Lady and Her Music” and “Ain’t Misbehavin”. Her film debut came with the 1981 comedy “So Fine”, and her foray into TV followed in 1985, appearing in the series “Hill Street Blues”. By the end of the decade she had made appearances in films such as “Lady Beware” and “School Daze”, and landed recurring roles in the series “The Bronx Zoo” and “Thirtysomething”, paving her way to recognition and fame, plus her net worth began to grow.

The beginning of the following decade brought Ferrell more opportunities on both the big and small screen. As for films, she played Nurse Blaine in the 1991 horror “The Exorcist III”, and then landed the role of Orin Goode in the romantic drama “Jungle Fever” the same year, which greatly contributed to her rising popularity, and to her wealth as well. Later that year she was cast in the supporting role of Brenda Baker in the popular teen drama film “Boyz n the Hood”, reinforcing her status in the acting world and further expanding her net worth.

The year 1992 saw the actress playing the lead part as Rhonda Deane in the sports comedy film “White Men Can’t Jump”, and then taking the role of Jessie in the romantic drama “Poetic Justice”. Both projects cemented her reputation of a talented actress, enabling her to earn good money as well.

As for television, she had leading roles in the short-lived television series “City” as Wanda Jenkins, and in the science fiction series “The Cape” as Mission Specialist Tamara St. James. She also had a recurring part in the series “ER”, and appeared in several television films, including a recurring role in the popular miniseries “The Corner” in 2000, after which she appeared in series such as “Soul Food” and “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit”, and in the television film “NTSB: The Crash of Flight 323”, which earned her a nomination for the NAACP Image Award. Her net worth grew larger.

Her most recent television work was the recurring part as Roxanne Ford in the hit series “Empire” in 2015, as well as an appearance in the series “Tales” in 2017.

When it comes to big screen, she reprized her role of Nurse Blaine in the film “The Exorcist III: Legion” in 2016.

Speaking about her private life, Ferrell has been married to Don Carlos Jackson since 1992.

Quick Facts

Birth date: January 28, 1962
Birth place: Houston, Texas, U.S.
Profession:Actress
Nationality:American
Spouse:Diop Kamau
Nominations:NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actress in a Motion Picture, NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actress in a Television Movie, Mini-Series or Dramatic Special
Movies:The Perfect Score, Poetic Justice, Equinox, White Men Can't Jump, Boyz n the Hood, Jungle Fever, The Neon Empire, The Mighty Quinn, School Daze, Lady Beware, NTSB: The Crash of Flight 323, Better Off Dead Boxed In
TV shows:The Corner, The Cape, City, The Bronx Zoo
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Interesting Facts

#Fact
1Listed as one of twelve "Promising New Actors of 1991" in John Willis' Screen World, Vol. 43.


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Nominated Awards

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2005Image AwardImage AwardsOutstanding Actress in a Television Movie, Mini-Series or Dramatic SpecialNTSB: The Crash of Flight 323 (2004)


Filmography

Actress

Actress

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Boxed in2014Short completedGayle
Legion2016Nurse Blaine
Empire2015TV SeriesRoxanne Ford
Coochie2004ShortOlivia Potter
NTSB: The Crash of Flight 3232004TV Movie
The Perfect Score2004Desmond's Mother
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit2003TV SeriesBethany Taylor
The Shield2002TV SeriesKaren Mitchell
Soul Food2000TV SeriesFrances Lester
The Corner2000TV Mini-SeriesElla Thompson
The Cape1996-1997TV SeriesMission Specialist Tamara St. James
Early Edition1997TV SeriesDr. Marks
ER1994TV SeriesDr. Sarah Langworthy
Ulterior Motives1993Receptionist
Poetic Justice1993Jessie
Better Off Dead1993TV MovieCutter Dubuque
You Must Remember This1992TV MovieRicki Sewell
Equinox1992Sonya Kirk
White Men Can't Jump1992Rhonda Deane
The Neon Empire1991TV MovieSamantha
Jungle Fever1991Orin Goode
Boyz n the Hood1991Mrs. Baker
The Trials of Rosie O'Neill1990TV SeriesLoni Sanders
The Exorcist III1990Nurse Blaine
City1990TV SeriesWanda Jenkins
Thirtysomething1989-1990TV SeriesRicky Bianca
Full House1990TV SeriesMiss Petrie
Quantum Leap1989TV SeriesDelilah 'Lila' Berry
The Mighty Quinn1989Isola
Mr. Belvedere1988TV SeriesCashier #1
The Bronx Zoo1987-1988TV SeriesRoberta Hughes
Side by Side1988TV MovieRita Gold
School Daze1988Tasha
Tapeheads1988Flygirl
Nuts1987Cell Woman #2
Lady Beware1987Nan
Square One Television1987TV SeriesGinnie Carlson
Mathnet1987TV SeriesGinnie Carlson
Hunter1986TV SeriesMarguerite Montero
ABC Afterschool Specials1986TV SeriesTracy
The Twilight Zone1985TV SeriesMaid (segment "Dead Woman's Shoes")
Moonlighting1985TV SeriesHooker
Hill Street Blues1985TV SeriesJonelle Robinson
Gimme an 'F'1984Rocket Rafferty
So Fine1981Receptionist

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Reaching for the Stars1985TV MovieHerself

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