|Demetria McKinney Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 9 in|
|Date of Birth||August 27, 1978|
|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.
Demetria Dyan McKinney
Dee Dee McKinney, Demi
Natchitoches, Louisiana, United States
Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Demetria studied at Fort Walton Beach High School in Florida. Later, she attended the Okaloosa-Walton Community College in Niceville, Florida.
She is represented by Torri Toran-Rucker and ICM.
She has released her music with various record labels such as Entertainment One Music and RTD Entertainment.
5 ft 9 in or 175 cm
56 kg or 123.5 lbs
Boyfriend / Spouse
Demetria has dated –
- 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.
Race / Ethnicity
She often tends to dye her hair blonde or light brown.
- Alluring eyes
- Curly long hair
- Plush lips
- Curvaceous physique
She has appeared in commercials for various brands including Village Tea Company Distribution Inc.
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
Source – HypeHair
Demetria McKinney Facts
- She was brought up in Louisiana.
- Demetria was homeless when she was 17 years old.
- 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.
- 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.
- McKinney released her debut single in 2011 which was titled Get Yo ..Ish.
- She released her debut studio album titled Officially Yours on October 6, 2017. It consisted of 12 tracks and included 2 other bonus tracks.
- 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.
- 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).
- In an interview, she once stated that growing up, her influences were Chaka Khan, Celine Dion, and Whitney Houston.
- The challenges that she faced in life are what inspired her music.
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