Who is Demetria McKinney? What is net worth of Demetria McKinney? The ‘Tyler Perry’s House of Payne’ star is an American singer and actress. She is the 2009 Vision Award nominee for best performance in Comedy, for her work in ‘House of Payne’. Demetria started her career from the stage production of Tyler Perry’s play Meet the ‘Browns’. Though her acting ventures keep her busy but she always makes some time for her first love music. Demetria launched her first single in 2011, ‘Get Yo ..ish’. Later she released a few more songs ‘Take Away This Love’, ‘Still Believe in Love’, ‘Work with Me’, ‘Trade it All’, ‘Easy’, ‘Unnecessary Trouble’ in 2015 which features Kandi Burruss.
Demetria McKinney Biography and Family
Demetria Dyan Mckinney was born in 1979 on 27th August near New Mexico in Albuquerque, US. She was born in a family of a military officer, and was raised with discipline. She was the second eldest child amongst nine siblings.
She left the country for a brief time because of her father’s transfer, but returned to the states when she was 5. She always wanted to be a singer, and started performing at the age 3, for her family and friends.
She gave birth to her son when she was only 17, whom she had with her then boyfriend. For a long time she has raised her son by herself being a single mother. She got engaged to her long time boyfriend, Roger Bobb, in 2015. He is the CEO of Bobcat Films. The actress currently lives in Atlanta, Georgia.
Demetria completed her schooling in arts from Fort Walton Beach High School located in USA near Hollywood Boulevard. She actively participated in sports during her school years. Later she dropped out of the college to take care of her son.
McKinney initially started her career with Tyler Perry’s stage production ‘Meet the Browns’. Later, she made her play debut in 2004 with ‘Soul Kittens Cabaret’ in a film made for the television. Later she did some more television plays like ‘U Don’t Know Me’, ‘Raising Izzie’ where she played a singer, ‘Deranged’ and ‘In the Meantime’.
McKinney has been a part of some hit television series like ‘Madea’s Christmas Special’ which was also her television debut in 2004. Apart from this she has also been a part of reality show ‘The Real Housewives of Atlanta’ in 2014. Her show ‘Tyler Perry’s House of Payne’ in 2006 was her first shot to fame, where she was casted in the main role, the series ended in 2012. Apart from this, Demetria has appeared in some other shows for an episode or as a guest appearance which include ‘Necessary Roughness’ , ‘Boulevard West’, ‘The Rickey Smiley Show’, ‘Drop Dead Diva’, ‘Saints and Sinners’, ‘Let’s Stay Together’ and ‘Devious Maids’.
Demetria McKinney Net Worth
The actress has been working in the industry since 2004, and a large part of her income comes from her busy schedule. She has been working and singing and earning a hot load of money out of it. The net worth of this singer songwriter is estimated to be worth $3.4 million US dollars as of 2017. She is currently working on her latest album “Officially Yours”, which is assumed to increase her net worth as well. The major part of her net worth has come from her show “Tyler Perry’s House of Payne” adding a whopping amount to her worth. Apart from her acting, the actress seems to be taking her musical career seriously now and plans on releasing her studio album soon.
Recently the actress was seen portraying a mother on BET named ‘The Quad’. Demetria will also be seen in the second season of ‘Saints and Sinners’ in the coming months, in which she is the member of the regular cast.
Speculations are being made that Demetria and Bobb might tie the knot this year. The couple has been dating since 2007. Although they faced hurdles in their relationship, they managed to stick together. In 2015, a scandal was released by the media where Bobb was accused of cheating on Demetria with a girl name Gocha, who claimed of dating the producer at that time.
But the news turned out to be fake when Demetria went on to say the incident actually helped in making the couple comes closer and stronger.
The actress has already proved her acting talent in the industry. Now Demetria is aiming to build a name for herself as an R&B singer, in order to fulfill her childhood dream. She is all set to release her first studio album ‘officially yours’ whose release date is yet to be finalized. She is a great actress and a fabulous singer and we would love to see more of her work.