Demetria McKinney is an American actress and singer.
As an actress, she has performed different roles in big and small screens and on stage. Amongst all her acting credits, she is best known for playing the role of Janine Payne in the popular TBS sitcom, Tyler Perry’s House of Payne. For her outstanding role in the show, she was also nominated for a 2009 National Association for Multi-ethnicity in Communication (NAMIC) Vision Award for Best Performance in a Comedy.
Some of her other notable works are playing the role of May Westbrook in the TV series, Superstition (from 2017 to 2018), and portraying Janine Payne again in the series, The Paynes (in 2018).
Similarly, as a singer, Demetria released two singles in 2014, namely Work with Me and 100, which features rapper, Da Brat. In 2017, she released Trade It All, which landed on the Billboard Adult R&B chart and Easy, which reached the Top Five. The same year, she released her debut full-length album, Officially Yours.
Demetria McKinney’s Bio: Age
The second oldest of nine siblings, Demetria McKinney was born on 27 August in Albuquerque, New Mexico, the USA as Demetria Dyan McKinney. She grew up in a military household, so; she frequently moved to different places during her childhood.
She was also involved in singing in church choirs at a young age. Eventually, she earned a vocal scholarship and studied theatre and dance.
Height & Weight
Demetria McKinney stands at a height of 5 feet and 8 inches (1.72 meters) and weighs 121 lb (55 kg).
Demetria McKinney was engaged to film and TV producer Roger Bobb. The couple first met in 2006 when Demetria was casting in Tyler Perry’s House of Payne—Roger was the executive vice president of Tyler Perry Studios. Soon the pair fell in love and began dating.
Their relationship was also featured in the TV series, Real Housewives of Atlanta in 2014.
Demetria McKinney with her ex-fiance, Roger Boob attending 46th NAACP Image Awards on 6th February 2015 in Pasadena, California (Source: zimbio.com)
After nine years of relationship, Roger proposed to her on New Year’s Day of 2016 in Detroit. They were also planning for a September wedding in 2016.
Unfortunately, they got split after a few months of engagement.
After the separation, Demetria announced in September 2016 through her Twitter that she had found a new relationship with music executive, Eric ‘Nealante’ Phillips. However, after that announcement, she hasn't provided any updates about her relationship with Eric.
Demetria McKinney has a son named Dae with her ex-boyfriend, confirmed IMDB. She gave birth to him at the age of seventeen in January 1997 and raised him as a single mother.
According to the Celebrity Net Worth, Demetria McKinney has a net worth of $3 million.