|Tank Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 9 in|
|Date of Birth||January 1, 1976|
Tank is an American singer, songwriter, record producer, musician, model, dancer, and actor. His discography consists of albums, extended plays, mixtapes, and songs like Now or Never, Force of Nature, This Is How I Feel, One Man, Elevation, Savage, Stronger, While You Wait, Worth The Wait, Diary Of A Mad Man, If You Were Mine, Let Me Live (ft. Mannie Fresh and Jazze Pha), Maybe I Deserve, I Can’t Make You Love Me, I Love Them Girls (ft. Lil Wayne), Please Don’t Go, Slowly, Compliments (ft. Kris Stephens and T.I.), Celebration (ft. Drake), and S*x, Love & Pain. In addition to that, Tank has also worked in a number of shows and movies like The New Edition Story, Preacher’s Kid, The Protector, Saints & Sinners, Born Again Virgin, The Bobby Brown Story, Grown Folks, Hit the Floor, Single Ladies, Second Chance Christmas, Seven Deadly Sins: Lust, and Togetherness.
Durrell Artaze Babbs
Durrell Babbs, Tank, Snacks, The General
Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
Tank graduated from Crossland High School in Temple Hills, Maryland.
Singer, songwriter, musician, dancer, actor, model, music producer
Tank has been signed to Primary Wave Music.
His career has been managed by Steven Greener of Primary Wave Music.
R&B, dance, pop, soul, hip hop
Vocals, drums, keyboard, piano, sampler
Blackground, Atlantic, R&B Money, Empire, Virgin Records, Universal Records
His net worth had been $5 Million according to CelebrityNetWorth.com.
5 ft 9 in or 175 cm
79 kg or 174 pounds
Girlfriend / Spouse
Tank has dated –
- Zena Foster (2000-Present) – Since 2000, model Zena Foster and musician Tank are an item. They have been on and off ever since. From this relationship, Tank has 2 children – Zoey Mykhale (born – December 26, 2007) and Zion (born – January 2015). The couple got engaged on January 16, 2017. A year later, they got married in Los Angeles, California on July 22, 2018, and many celebrities attended the ceremony, including Kelly Rowland, Jamie Foxx, Larenz Tate, Letoya Luckett, and Steelo Brim.
- Moniece Slaughter (2013) – He allegedly had an affair with singer Moniece Slaughter in the year 2013.
Note – Tank also has 3 more children from other relationships – Jordan (born – 2001), Ryen, and Durrell Babbs, Jr.
Race / Ethnicity
Tank’s plausible body specifications are –
- Chest – 46 in or 117 cm
- Arms / Biceps – 16.5 in or 42 cm
- Waist – 35 in or 89 cm
Best Known For
His singles “Maybe I Deserve”, “Please Don’t Go”, “Emergency”, “Next Breath”, “You’re My Star”, and others.
On March 13, 2001, Tank released his debut album Force of Nature on Blackground Records. It charted at #1 in US R&B charts and at #7 at US Billboard 200. It was certified as “Gold” in America.
As an actor, his debut film appearance was in the Christian-drama-film Preacher’s Kid for his role as Devlin Mitchell (as Durrell ‘Tank’ Babbs) in 2010.
First TV Show
As an actor, Tank guest appeared in the drama television series The Protector in 2 episodes titled “Affairs” and “Spoon” in 2011.
He has a bodybuilder-like build. The singer stays active throughout the day and clearly spends his time in the gym. He eats healthy and thus maintains his muscular body.
Whenever he is on the road, he does not get much time to work out and sometimes does not even has access to any nearby gym. So, he does lots of running, push-ups, sit-ups, etc. Also, he drinks an ample amount of water and tries to eat mostly good food. But, he eats junk food too, but in moderation.
Tank Favorite Things
- Cake – Yellow lemon cake
Source – Essence.com
- He got musical influence due to Alphonso Jiles and his cousin.
- When he was a child, he relocated from Wisconsin (birthplace) to Washington, D.C.
- During college time, he was offered to play football and represent his college at different levels. But, he didn’t go for it.
- Before the start of his career, he got to work with Ginuwine and sang background vocals for Ginuwine during one of his tours.
- He acquired the nickname/stage name “Tank” due to his physical strength.
- In 2006, Tank co-starred in the video “It Ain’t Easy” with rapper Mack 10.
- Between 2015 and 2016, he was cast in the recurring role of Donovan in the romantic comedy-drama series Born Again Virgin.
- He was also nicknamed “Snacks” due to his snacking habits on the road. He would buy a bag of chips, Oreos, Twix, orange cupcakes, iced honey buns, altogether while traveling.
- He co-starred as Warren Matthews, the new commissioner of the league, in the sports drama television series Hit the Floor in 2018.
- In May 2021, he revealed that he had been diagnosed with a sudden case of vertigo which had caused deafness in his right ear and had reduced his ability to hear with his left ear.