Tatyana Ali


After moving to Los Angeles from New York City at the age of eleven, Tatyana Ali won the breakthrough role that established her career, playing Will Smith’s spunky cousin Ashley Banks on the hit sitcom The Fresh Prince of Bel Air. While filming the show, Ali also made guest appearances on The Cosby Show, The Mickey Mouse Club and Are You Afraid of the Dark? Ali has also found success in the music industry, releasing her single “Daydreamin’” in 1998. Within weeks, the song went gold and rose to number six on the Billboard Hot 100 Singles chart. In 2010, she was the star and executive producer of the BET web series Buppies. Currently, Ali stars in the hit show Second Generation Wayans.

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News: Soledad O’Brien’s Foundation Is Saving Girls’ Lives

Journalist grants college scholarships to young women. (7/29/2014)

Side Hustle: Actors Who Turned to Music

If there's one thing creativity hates, it's standing still. That's just one reason that so many prominent actors have turned to music to express themselves. Click on to see what we mean.

Red Carpet Style Stage Looks

The hottest hair and beauty trends take center stage at the 2014 BET Awards.

Lift Every Voice: Tatyana Ali and Kenny Lattimore

Tatyana Ali and Kenny Lattimore interview. (6/6/2014)

Tatyana Ali Shares How She Maintains Her Self-Confidence

The actress says her daily mantra is "thank you."

Macy Gray, Tatyana Ali Join Queen Latifah's November Rule

Mo McRae, Kali Hawk will also star in the Latifah-produced rom-com.
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