Watkins, Tionne Tenese

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Born: Apr 26, 1970 AD
Currently alive, at 44 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Singer


1970 - Born on April 26th in Des Moines, Iowa. Founding member of TLC. A former model and hairdresser, Tionne Watkins joined with Lisa "Left Eye" Lopes and Crystal Jones to form the vocal group Second Nature around the beginning of the 1990s.

1992-1994 - The band's first release Ooooooooh... on the TLC Tip and its follow up CrazySexyCool, the trio became the most successful girl group in music history -- in part due to the appeal of main vocalist Watkin's husky, soulful delivery.

1997-1998 - Watkins started to carve a niche for herself in the acting world, making an appearance on the television sitcom Living Single before moving to the big screen to take one of the lead female roles in the film Belly.

2000 - Watkins married rap performer Mack 10 and spent some time starting a family.

2005 - Owns her own clothing store named after her daughter called 'Chase's Closet' with one of the stores located in Houston, Texas.
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