In the Oprah drama Queen Sugar, Aunt Violet's family had a tragedy, and her siblings had to live a complicated life. Ever since the African-American actress, Tina Lifford portrayed the character of Aunt, she has been a sensation and all kernels have set abreast her. Tina is known for her role as a single mother, Joan Mosley in the FOX series South Central. She has also played in feature films like Blood Work and Hostage.
Dated Younger Men But Does She Have Husband?
The African-American actress has mentioned that she has dated younger men in the past. In an interview with Essence in October 2016, she said that her boyfriends were outside of her race (Afro-American) and nationality. The Queen Sugar actress further added that even though she wasn't looking for boyfriends, she ended up having a friendly conversation with those categories (boys outside her ethnicity) and 'got what the relationship had to offer.'
Tina also has a sweet experience of an on-screen relationship. In the Oprah Winfrey Network's drama Queen Sugar, she featured alongside American actor, Omar Dorsey. Her on-screen boyfriend Omar was testified with some actresses before the directors found him and Tina's chemistry perfectly matched. The actress thought his baldhead was attractive, and it was easy to act alongside him during their meeting.
Tina Lifford and her on-screen boyfriend, Omar Dorsey in the Oprah Winfrey Network's drama 'Queen Sugar' (Photo: madamenoire.com)
Although the Hollywood on-screen couple's chemistry was adored by their fans, they are just friends off the screen. As of July 2018, the 52-year-old actress is reportedly unmarried. Although she does not have biological children, she treats Queen Sugar's co-star Nova, Charlet, and Ralph Angel as her children.
Two Siblings In The Family
Tina was born to her Kenyan parents David Lifford and Dorothy Lifford. Her mother Dorothy is a graduate of New Trier High School. She initially used to have three siblings named Marlene Lifford, Pam Lifford, and Steve Lifford in her family. Her brother Steve had a sad demise leaving the Mystery Woman actress with only two siblings.
David and Dorothy worked hard to raise their children in Evanston, Illinois. Tina mostly remembers the moment she went to each summer production at ETHS a tradition with her mother. After the Lifford family moved towards the west coast from Evanston, she decided to pursue her acting career.
How Does Tina Lifford Gather Net Worth?
Tina Lifford, 52, has been gathering her net worth as an American actress since 1983. Her 2000 movie Pay it Forward grossed the box office of $66.7 million and had a profit of $15.7 million. Likewise, her 2001 movie Amy's ****** grossed $500 thousand and 2005 film Hostage had earnings of $2.9 million. During her three-and-half decades of experience in Hollywood, she mustered revenues from over four dozens of movies. Tina, who was one of the highest-paid actresses during her prime, is known for appearing in the movies like The Fabulous Baker Boys, Doppelganger, America's Dream, Mystery Woman: Redemption, and Catch and Release.
The Hollywood actress made her debut in the entertainment industry at the age of 17 and landed the recurring role in the American soap opera, Knots Landing. From 1987 to 2006, she appeared in the movies like Nuts, Grand Canyon, Panic, Pay It Forward, Catches and Release, and Mystery Woman: Redemption. In 2016, the actress emerged in the Oprah Winfrey Network's drama Queen Sugar and played the role of Violet Bordelon.
Tina Lifford was born in 1966 and has her birthday on 1 May. She belongs to American nationality and carries African-American ethnicity. The actress stands at the average height of 1.70 m (5' 7") and resides in Los Angeles, California.
Tina was at the age of 20 when she debuted with a role of Patty in The Ladies Club. As per wiki, the actress graduated from the University of Santa Monica.