Tamera and Tia Mowry are twin sisters who became famous through starring in the 1990s TV show "Sister, Sister." Tamera is the older one by two minutes; a birthmark on her left cheek differentiates her from her sister Tia. They are actresses and singers. Both sisters have psychology degrees from Pepperdine University in Malibu, California.
The sisters share four Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards for their roles in the sitcom "Sister, Sister," which began its run on ABC in 1994, moved to The WB a year later and concluded in 1999. The Mowry sisters appeared together in various movies following their early success, including "Seventeen Again," "The Hot Chick," "Twitches" and "Twitches Too." From 2011 to 2013, they were the subjects of a Style Network reality show called "Tia & Tamera."
The sisters describe their family as religious and close-knit. Their parents are both former U.S. Army sergeants. Their father is Caucasian, while their mother comes from an Afro-Bahamian background. Tamera and Tia have two younger brothers, Tahj Mowry and Tavior Mowry.
As of 2015, Tamera is married to journalist Adam Housley. They have a son, Aden John Tanner Housley, and a daughter, Ariah Talea Housley.
Tia is married to actor Cory Hardrict; they have a son, Cree Taylor Hardrict.