Tyra Ferrell – Boyz n the Hood’s Actress

Published Date   30th Jun. 2019, 14:26 pm
Tyra Ferrell – Boyz n the Hood’s Actress
Quick Info
Birth Name: Tyra Ferrell
Birth Place: Houston, Texas, USA
Birth Sign: Aquarius
Spouse: Diop Kamau
Ethnicity: African-American
Eye Color: Black
Hair Color: Black
Date of Birth: 28/01/1962
Age: 60 years old
Nationality: American
Net Worth: $1 million
Children: Amina Jackson

Tyra Ferrell was born on 28th January 1962 in Houston, Texas, U.S. She is an American actress known for her works in the movies Boyz n the Hood and White Men Can’t Jump.

Tyra Ferrell’s net worth is estimated at $1 million. She is married to her longtime boyfriend Don Carlos Jackson a.k.a. Diop Kamau. The couple together has a daughter named Amina Jackson.

Net Worth And Earnings

As mentioned earlier, Tyra Ferrell’s net worth is estimated at $1 million. She has managed to amass such wealth from her career as an actress.


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Tyra Ferrell moved to New York after high school and started her acting career. She first worked as an actress on theatre appearing in famous plays such as Lena Horne: The Lady and Her Music and Ain’t Misbehavin. According to some sources, the average earning of a theatre actress is around $39,996 per year. As she started her acting career through the stage, she probably used to make in the very range.

Tyra Ferrell made her film debut playing a minor role in the 1981 comedy film So Fine. After that, she appeared in more than dozens of movies including Lady Beware, Side by Side, The Mighty Quinn, Jungle Fever, White Man Can’t Jump, Poetic Justice, and many more. According to Box Office Mojo, the movie White Man Can’t Jump earned a tremendous amount of money with $90.8 million box office equivalent to $148.9 million in 2018. She must have received a considerable amount of money for her work in the movie.

Recently, Tyra Ferrell has been featured in the TV movie named The Bobby DeBarge Story playing the role of Etterlene DeBarge along with Roshon Fegan. She must have received a considerable amount of money for her work in the film.

Tyra Ferrell is also famous as a TV actress and has appeared in a number of TV series. On the long list, some of the notable TV series are Empire, The Corner, The Cape, ER, City, Thirtysomething, The Bronx Zoo and many more. She must have received a huge amount of money for her work in the movies.

Family And Relationship

Tyra Ferrell was born and raised in Houston, Texas. She has kept information about her parents to herself for some reason. Also, she hasn’t shared much information regarding her siblings. It seems they enjoy living a life away from media and limelight. She also doesn’t want to drag her parents in the spotlight. However, it is reported that she belongs to African-American ethnicity and holds American nationality.

Talking about Tyra Ferrell’s relationship status, she is a married woman. She is married to her longtime boyfriend turned husband Diop Kamau a.k.a. Don Carlos Jackson since 1992. Tyra hasn’t shared much information about her husband and her married life. According to some reports, Tyra Ferrell’s husband is a civil rights activist. He is also the founder and CEO of policeabuse.com.Tyra Ferrell's husband

Tyra Ferrell is married to Diop Kamau. Picture Source: Tyra Ferrell’s Instagram and Pinterest.

Tyra Ferrell and Diop Kamau have two children together. One of her daughters is Amina Jackson and her other daughter’s name is not yet revealed. Tyra also hasn’t shared much information about her daughters. As Tyra’s daughters have stayed privately, it is unclear about their education and other related information.

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