Demetria McKinney Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

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Demetria McKinney Quick Info
Height 5 ft 9 in
Weight 56 kg
Date of Birth August 27, 1978
Zodiac Sign Virgo
Eye Color Dark Brown

Demetria McKinney is an American actress and singer who is best known for her appearance in the shows Tyler Perry’s House of Payne (2006-2012), The Rickey Smiley Show (2012-2014), Saints & Sinners, Superstition, and Tyler Perry’s The Paynes. Besides that, she is also notably known for the release of several hit songs such as Easy (2017), Trade It All (2015), and You Give Good Luck (2017). With time, Demetria has also amassed a huge fan base with more than 750k followers on Instagram, more than 50k followers on Twitter, more than 100k followers on Twitter.

Born Name

Demetria Dyan McKinney

Nick Name

Dee Dee McKinney, Demi

Demetria McKinney as seen in a close-up selfie taken in January 2020
Demetria McKinney as seen in a close-up selfie taken in January 2020 (Demetria McKinney / Instagram)

Sun Sign

Virgo

Born Place

Natchitoches, Louisiana, United States

Residence

Atlanta, Georgia, United States

Nationality

American

Education

Demetria studied at Fort Walton Beach High School in Florida. Later, she attended the Okaloosa-Walton Community College in Niceville, Florida.

Occupation

Actress, Singer

Manager

She is represented by Torri Toran-Rucker and ICM.

Genre

R&B, Soul

Instruments

Vocals

Labels

She has released her music with various record labels such as Entertainment One Music and RTD Entertainment.

Build

Slim

Height

5 ft 9 in or 175 cm

Weight

56 kg or 123.5 lbs

Boyfriend / Spouse

Demetria has dated –

  1. Roger M. Bobb (2016) – Demetria got engaged to producer and CEO Roger M. Bobb in 2016. However, by the end of the year, she called it off.

She has a son named Cairo. However, Demetria has chosen to keep the name of the father of her child unknown.

Demetria McKinney as seen in a selfie with fellow actress Abbey in December 2019
Demetria McKinney as seen in a selfie with fellow actress Abbey in December 2019 (Abbey / Instagram)

Race / Ethnicity

Black

Hair Color

Dark Brown

She often tends to dye her hair blonde or light brown.

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Alluring eyes
  • Curly long hair
  • Plush lips
  • Curvaceous physique

Brand Endorsements

She has appeared in commercials for various brands including Village Tea Company Distribution Inc.

Demetria McKinney as seen in a picture taken in Beverly Hills, California on June 25, 2015
Demetria McKinney as seen in a picture taken in Beverly Hills, California on June 25, 2015 (Glenn Francis / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 3.0)

Religion

Christianity

Demetria McKinney Favorite Things

  • Hairstyle – Wash-and-go look
  • Hair Care Product  – Carol’s Daughter Monoi
  • Hair Care Oils – Castor oil, Avocado oil, Jojoba oil
  • Food – Corn Bread made from the Jiffy corn muffin mix

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Demetria McKinney as seen in a picture taken in Jimmy Choo Over The Knee Boots at the L’ACIREMA Promo in 2012
Demetria McKinney as seen in a picture taken in Jimmy Choo Over The Knee Boots at the L’ACIREMA Promo in 2012 (Kennedy / Flickr / Public Domain)

Demetria McKinney Facts

  1. She was brought up in Louisiana.
  2. Demetria was homeless when she was 17 years old.
  3. She was spotted by the director, playwright, and producer Tyler Perry while performing at a play. Later, he helped her get more roles in plays before finally giving her first TV show appearance on Tyler Perry’s House of Payne, which aired on TBS from 2006 to 2012.
  4. Demetria is a huge fan of singer and songwriter Jennifer Hudson. Jennifer had once even visited an opera that she was cast in and was very impressed with Demetria’s performance. Ever since then, they grew close.
  5. McKinney released her debut single in 2011 which was titled Get Yo ..Ish.
  6. She released her debut studio album titled Officially Yours on October 6, 2017. It consisted of 12 tracks and included 2 other bonus tracks.
  7. The most viewed music video until early 2020 on her official eponymous YouTube music channel was Easy from her debut studio album Officially Yours. It was had more than 9 million views.
  8. Demetria’s stage credits include the character of Coretta Scott King in the Rhythm and Blues Opera I Dream (2010) and the role of Deena Jones in Dreamgirls (2012).
  9. In an interview, she once stated that growing up, her influences were Chaka Khan, Celine Dion, and Whitney Houston.
  10. The challenges that she faced in life are what inspired her music.

Featured Image By Glenn Francis / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 3.0

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