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Ben Tankard

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Birthday
10, 1954
Birthplace
Daytona Beach, FL
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
10, 1954 (age 64)
Birthplace
Daytona Beach, FL

About

Former professional basketball player and American gospel and jazz keyboardist producer also known as the Godfather of Gospel Jazz. He is a member of the Tankard family that stars in the reality TV show Thicker Than Water.

Before Fame

He dropped out of college after one year to play minor league pro basketball in Canada.

Trivia

He was nominated for three Gospel Music Dove Awards in 2013. He would become the gospel jazz genre's bestselling artist/producer of all time. He is a motivational speaker for the NBA's Development League.

Family Life

He married Jewel LaGreen in 2000 and they have five children together.

Associated With

All of his children, Marcus, Brooklyn, Britney, Benji, and Cyrene, star in Thicker Than Water with him.