Actress and singer known for her role as Cora Simmons in Tyler Perry's films and television series. These include Kingdom Come and Diary of a Mad Black Woman.
She started her entertainment career as a member of the gospel group Kirk Franklin and the Family.
She also used her musical talents in the 2012 film Sparkle.
She was married to David Mann and has 13 siblings. She has four daughters named Tia, Tamera, Faith and Joy and two sons named Daniel and David Jr.
She acted alongside her husband David Mann in several films and plays.