Tameka Harris Biography

Tameka Harris, also known as Tiny Harris, is a renowned American singer, songwriter, and television personality. She gained fame as a member of the successful R&B vocal group ‘Xscape’ and as the former wife of rapper T.I. Harris. With numerous hits under her belt, Tiny’s talent has earned her a Grammy Award for writing the song ‘No Scrubs’. She has also been honored with two Soul Train Music Awards and an A-Town Music Award. Additionally, Tiny has received recognition from the American Society of Composers, Authors & Publishers, winning awards in both the R&B and Pop Music categories. Beyond her musical achievements, she has appeared on popular reality shows such as ‘Tiny and Toya’ and ‘T.I. & Tiny: The Family Hustle’.

Quick Facts

  • Nick Name: Tameka Pope, Tiny Harris, Tameka Cottle
  • Age: 48 Years, 48 Year Old Females
  • Family: father: Charles, mother: Dianne Cottle, children: Clifford, Leyah Amore Harris, Major Philant Harris, Zonnique Pullins
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  • Height: 4’11” (150 cm), 4’11” Females
  • U.S. State: Georgia
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  • Education: Tri-Cities Performing Arts High School


Tameka Harris began her career in 1992 when she joined the R&B quartet ‘Xscape’. The group released three albums, ‘Hummin’ Comin’ at ‘Cha’, ‘Traces of My Lipstick’, and ‘Off the Hook’, with Harris contributing to six songs. These songs included hits like ‘Understanding’, ‘All I Need’, and ‘My Little Secret’. In 1998, ‘Xscape’ disbanded and Harris focused on her solo career. However, she later reunited with her former bandmates Tamika Scott and LaTocha and released the album ‘Unchained’ in 2005, followed by the single ‘What’s Up’.

Four years later, Harris appeared in the reality show ‘Tiny and Toya’, and in 2011, her own show ‘T.I. & Tiny: The Family Hustle’ premiered on VH1. In 2014, she made a comeback in the music industry with her single ‘What The Fuck You Gon Do?’ and also starred in the show ‘Tiny and Shekinah’s Weave Trip’ alongside her best friend.

Controversies & Scandals

In 2010, Harris and her then-husband were arrested in Los Angeles after a vehicle stop. It was reported that they were in possession of the substance ecstasy, and there were also allegations of marijuana odor coming from the vehicle.

Personal Life

Tameka Harris, also known as Tameka Cottle, was born on July 14, 1975, in College Park, Georgia, USA. She acquired the nickname ‘Tiny’ due to her short height. Harris attended Tri-Cities Performing Arts High School. She began dating rapper T.I. in 2000 and they got married in 2010. The couple has three children together: two sons named King Harris and Major Philant Harris, and a daughter named Heiress Diana Harris. Harris also has another daughter named Zonnique Jailee Pullins from a previous relationship. In 2016, Tameka and T.I. ended their marriage.

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