Actress and Retired Singer Telma Hopkins

The multi-talented Telma Hopkins is an American singer and actress. People started recognizing her as a member group of the 1970s pop music group ‘Tony Orlando Dawn’.

Besides that, Hopkins has now established herself in the acting field. She is known for her roles in Trancers II, Family Matters, Half & Half, and The Love Guru.

What Is Telma Hopkins Net Worth?

UPN sitcom Half & Half star is worth $3 million as of April 2021. So far, she has appeared in 62 movies and television series.

She gathered an impressive sum with her acting as well as singing career. Besides, she also earns a good amount through commercials, endorsement deals, and her Instagram (telma_hopkins).

According to the Influencer Marketing Hub, Hopkins gains around $156 – $260 per sponsor post with an engagement rate of 5.53%.

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Success Journey From Singer To Actress

Hopkins started her professional journey as a background singer. Initially, she was known for working with singers Marvin Gaye and Isaac Hayes. Later, she got international fame as a member of the band Tony Orlando Dawn in 1971.

Back in the 70s, the music group released many hit singles, including Candida, Knock Three Times, and Summer Sand. Later, in 1977, the group also announced their retirement and appeared in a self-titled and created variety show.

Telma then started her acting career playing a minor role in the miniseries Roots: The Next Generations. She received deserving fame in the acting field after her role in the 1984 film Trancers.

Tony Orlando Dawn's member Hopkins
Tony Orlando Dawn’s member Hopkins

Image Source: Instagram @telma_hopkins

Some of her notable acting credits are Bosom Buddies, The Wood, Half & Half, Are We There Yet?, The New Odd Couple, The Love Boat, Gimme a Break! Between 2019 to 2021, she played Maybelle on the series Family Reunion starring Tia Mowry, Anthony Alabi, and Talia Jackson.

Likewise, the multi-talented star is all set to appear as Nicole in the post-production television movie Blending Christmas.

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How Old Is Telma Hopkins?

Telma Hopkins was born Telma Louise Hopkins on October 28, 1948, in Louisville, Kentucky. As of 2021, her age is 72 and she stands at a height of 5 feet 6-inch or 168 cm tall.

Kentucky based actress was raised by her grandmother. She has a sister named Teresa Hopkins. However, the details of her parents is missing at the moment.

Regarding her education, Hopkins attended Highland Park Community High School.

Who Is Telma Hopkins’ Husband? Does She Have Child?

The 72-year-old was married to Donald B Allen in 1970. Hopkin along with her ex-husband shares a child. After 7 years of togetherness, the couple divorced in 1977.

Hopkins and her ex-husband Donald B Allen
Hopkins and her ex-husband Donald B Allen

Talking about her personal life, Telma is very kind-hearted. She is involved in various charitable works. She has worked with some organizations like The Parent Teacher Association and Caring For Babies with AIDS.

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