Apr. 26th, 1970
Des Moines, Iowa, USA
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Tionne Tenese Watkins was born April 26, 1970 in Des Moines, Iowa. She is also known as T-Boz in the R&B/Hip Hop group TLC. Born to parents of both African American and Native American descent. She has been diagnosed with sickle cell anemia making her 1 in 12 people of African American descent with the disease. She is the founder of the group TLC and also the lead singer along with Rozonda "Chilli" Thomas whom is usually the lead singer in the more romantic songs done by the group. Starting at the age of seven she has been in and out of the hospital due to her sickle cell disease. At the age of nine years old her family move to Atlanta, George. She used to model and was a hair dresser as a teenager. She was one of the original people of TLC along with Lisa "Left-Eye" Lopes and Crystal Jones. However, Crystal Jones left and was quickly replaced by Rozonda "Chilli" Thomas. In 1996, she went public with her disease and due to her illness had to cancel two shows. She married rapper Mack 10 August 2000, and they have a daughter together Chase Anela Rolison, who born on October 20, 2000. She is very close friends with fellow group member Rozonda Thomas. One of her longest hospital stays was for four months in 2002. The death of Lisa "Left-Eye" Lopes in 2002 was a very traumatic event for her and Rozonda. Unfortunately, in June 2004 T-Boz filed for divorce and requested a restraining order against Mack 10. She is one of the spokespeople for Sickle Cell Disease Association of America.
- She is one of the spokespeople for Sickle Cell Disease Association of America.
- Lives in Georgia
- (2000) Named one of "People" magazine's 50 Most Beautiful People
- (20 October 2000) Daughter Chase Rolison born.
- Member of singing group TLC.
- Worked as a model, manicurist, shampoo girl and hairdresser.
- She is of Native American descent.
- Suffers from sickle cell anemia and is an activist of the disease.
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