- Full Name Taral Hicks
- Occupation Actress, Singer
- Nationality American
- Birthplace Bronx, New York, USA
- Birth Date Sep 21, 1974
- Age 49 Years, 0 Months
Taral Hicks | BiographyReleased her debut album 'The Time' in 1997
Hicks has a successful singing career as well. She debuted with the album 'The Time' in 1997, which is her only released album. Moreover, one track in 'The Time,' dubbed 'Ooh, Ooh Baby,' written by Missy Elliott, peaked on Billboard's R&B singles list.
Taral Hicks is an African American actress who starred in the film 'A Bronx Tale' in 1993.
Who Is Taral Hicks?
Taral Hicks is an actor and musician. Her TV credit includes films including Just Cause (1995), The Preacher's Wife (1996), Educating Matt Waters (1996), SUBWAYStories: Tales from the Underground (1997), The 1 Closest 2 U (2016), King of Newark (2016), among others.
In addition, she has released just one album in her musical career dubbed The Time (1997). She also worked as a teacher in September 2009 while in North Jersey.
How Old Is Taral Hicks?
Taral Hicks was born on 21 September 1974 in the Bronx, New York. She is of African American descent.
Family and Education
Hicks was raised in Teaneck, New Jersey, in the household of four siblings. D'Atra and Miriam Hicks, two among her three elder sisters, were a famous gospel music duo who started their musical careers at their late grandfather's Oneness Pentecostal church.
Her family, including her late paternal grandparents, are all devotees of the Oneness Pentecostal faith. Moreover, her late grandfather preached at the Oneness Pentecostal church, where her family has been a member for many years.
Hicks graduated from Grace Dodge Vocational High School in the Bronx, New York, in 1993. Later, she attended Teaneck High School and graduated in 1994.
Movies & TV Shows
In 1993, Hicks made her big-screen debut in the film A Bronx Tale, in which she played Jane. Her subsequent ventures include movies including Just Cause (1995), The Preacher's Wife (1996), Educating Matt Waters (1996), SUBWAYStories: Tales from the Underground (1997), The Salon (2005), Aunt Bam's Place (2012), The Hilltop Barbershop (2014), Where Hearts Lie (2016), The 1 Closest 2 U (2016), King of Newark (2016), Jersey: The Series (2018), among others.
Moreover, Hicks has guest-starred in TV series such as 100 Centre Street (2002), Soul Food (2003), The Time(2018), and Chase Street (2020). She also played in some video shorts such as Usher: Think of You (1994), Are You Cinderella? (2000), Forbidden Fruits (2006), Ex$pendable (2010), and A Sub in the Brick City (2016).
In addition, Hicks has a few upcoming projects in 2022, including the films Friends of Rome and Sleepyhead, which are now in pre-production as of December 2021. She also has another feature, Gaslight 2022, which is in filming. In addition, her new movie A Second Chance, and her TV series Love After will premiere in 2022.
Hicks has a successful singing career as well. She debuted with the album The Time in 1997, which is her only released album. Moreover, one track in The Time, dubbed 'Ooh, Ooh Baby,' written by Missy Elliott, peaked on Billboard's R&B singles list.
Her debut song, 'Distant Lover,' an uptempo ballad produced by Teddy Riley, was meant to launch her singing career. However, the track gained little success until the second single, 'Silly,' a remake of Deniece Williams' iconic R&B smash. Nevertheless, the track fared well on the R&B chart, with a black-and-white music video produced by Hype Williams. Other songs in the album include ' How Can I Get Over You,' 'Anyway,' 'Don't Let the Feelin' Go Away,' 'Whoopty Whoop,' ' I Wish You Were Here,' and more.
How Tall Is Taral Hicks?
Hicks stands at the height of 5 feet 9 inches.
According to Celebrity Net Worth, Hicks has an estimated net worth of $400 thousand. Her career as an actress and musician helped her amass her fortune. She has accumulated a net worth because of her decades-long acting career.
Husband & Children
Hicks has been married to her husband, Loren Dawson, since 2001. The couple has two sons, Jayden and Joel.