If you grew up watching the popular sitcom Sister, Sister, you probably know that Tia and Tamera Mowry are identical twin sisters who played the lead roles of Tia Landry and Tamera Campbell. But did you know that they also have a younger brother who is also an actor and singer? His name is Tahj Mowry, and he has appeared in several TV shows and movies, including Smart Guy, Full House, Kim Possible, and Baby Daddy. Here’s everything you need to know about Tahj Mowry and his relationship with his famous sisters.
Tahj Mowry’s Early Life and Family Background
Tahj Dayton Mowry was born on May 17, 1986, in Honolulu, Hawaii. His mother, Darlene Renée Flowers, managed her children’s careers, while his father, Timothy John Mowry, was in the U.S. Army and later became a custody officer/jailer with the City of Glendale Police Department when the family moved to California. His father has English and Irish ancestry, and his mother is of Afro-Bahamian descent. His parents met in high school in Miami, Florida, and both joined the U.S. Army, eventually reaching the rank of Sergeant.
Tahj is the younger brother of Tia and Tamera Mowry, who were born on July 6, 1978. He also has another brother named Tavior, who was born on July 5, 1993. Tahj attended Westlake High School in Thousand Oaks, California, where he played varsity football. He also played one season of football at Savannah State University and the University of Wyoming. He graduated from Pepperdine University in Malibu, California, where his sisters also studied psychology.
Tahj Mowry’s Acting Career and Achievements
Tahj Mowry started acting at a young age, following the footsteps of his sisters. He made his TV debut as Teddy on the sitcom Full House, where he was Michelle’s best friend. He also appeared in Disney Channel movies such as Hounded and The Poof Point. He had guest roles on The Suite Life of Zack & Cody, Star Trek: Voyager, Desperate Housewives, The Game (where he played the brother of Melanie Barnett, portrayed by his sister Tia), and Friends (where he was one of the kids that Phoebe sang for).
However, Tahj is perhaps best known for his role as T.J. Henderson, a child prodigy, on the sitcom Smart Guy. He played the main character on The WB show from 1997 to 1999, though the show gained later recognition on Disney Channel. Tahj was later cast as the voice of ten-year-old super genius Wade Load on Kim Possible as a nod to this role. He also starred as Tucker Dobbs on Freeform’s comedy show Baby Daddy from 2012 to 2017.
Tahj is also a singer who has performed songs for various soundtracks and albums. He sang “Shine Your Light On Me” for School’s Out! Christmas, “Circle of Life” for the Disney Channel Circle of Stars recording of The Lion King which was included on the Platinum Edition DVD and was featured on a single called “Kick It Out” with Boom Boom Satellites and Flo Rida.
Tahj Mowry’s Relationship with Tia and Tamera Mowry
Tahj Mowry has a close bond with his sisters Tia and Tamera Mowry. He has worked with them on several projects over the years, such as Seventeen Again (a family television movie where he played their younger brother Willie Donovan), Twitches (a Disney Channel movie where he had a cameo as a pizza delivery guy), and Sister, Sister (where he played several roles).
Tahj has also expressed his admiration and support for his sisters on social media and interviews. In 2020, he posted a heartfelt tribute to Tamera on her birthday, calling her “one of my favorite humans ever.” He also praised Tia for her cookbook Whole New You: How Real Food Transforms Your Life for a Healthier More Gorgeous You , saying that he was “so proud” of her.
Tahj has also revealed that he would love to work with his sisters again in the future. In an interview with PopCulture.com , he said that he was open to doing a reboot or revival of Smart Guy or Sister, Sister with them. He also said that he would like to do something new with them as well. “I think it would be cool to do something fresh,” he said. “Something that we haven’t done before.”
Tahj Mowry is related to Tia and Tamera Mowry by blood and by love. He is their younger brother who shares their passion for acting and singing. He is also their friend who supports them and cheers them on. Tahj, Tia, and Tamera are the Mowry siblings, and they are a talented and tight-knit family.