Tempestt Bledsoe Net Worth

Tempestt Bledsoe Net Worth 2023: Wiki Biography, Married, Family, Measurements, Height, Salary, Relationships

Tempestt K. Bledsoe net worth is
$15 Million

Tempestt K. Bledsoe Wiki Biography

Tempestt K. Bledsoe was born on the 1st August 1973, in Chicago, Illinois USA of African and American descent. She is an actress, still widely remembered for starring in the NBC sitcom entitled “The Cosby Show” in the role of Vanessa Huxtable. She is also recognized for hosting her own TV show the “Tempestt Bledsoe Show” and the Style Network’s “Clean House”. She has been active in the entertainment industry since she was four years old.

Have you ever wondered how rich Tempestt Bledsoe is? According to authoritative sources, it is estimated that Tempestt Bledsoe’s net worth is over $15 million, earned through her successful career as of 2017, with the main source of this amount of money being her career as an actress. Another source comes from her restaurant chain in Washington, and her investments in stocks and shares.

Tempestt Bledsoe Net Worth $15 Million

Tempestt Bledsoe spent her childhood in Chicago, where she attended elementary and high school. She was raised by her parents, who unfortunately decided to divorce. Tempestt showed her acting talents as early as the age of four, and she started to earn money when she signed a contract for taking a part in Safeway grocery stores’ and Kellogg’s Frosted Flakes’ commercials as a child actress, also singing jingles for these commercials. After high school, she became a student at the Stern School of Business, the University of New York, from which she graduated with a BA degree in Finance, however, she has never really been interested in that as a career, so she continued her acting.

The first big opportunity for her to become a professional actress came in 1984 when she was 9 years old, by making her debut appearance in the TV series called “The Cosby Show”, about one African American family, in the role of one of their children, Vanessa Huxtable. The show was created by Bill Cosby and aired on the NBC channel. It was very successful and brought her enormous popularity all over the world, and she was ranked the 51st on the list of the 100 Greatest Kid Stars by VH1. The final season was aired in 1992. Thanks to the show her career took-off, and so her net worth began increasing.

After the last episode of “The Cosby Show”, 19-year-old Tempestt Bledsoe moved to Los Angeles and started her own talk show, called “TheTempestt Bledsoe Show”. The show was short-lived, but she didn’t give up, and decided to try herself as a host one more time in 2010 in the Style Network’s “Clean House”, and her net worth has been growing since.

In addition to her acting career, the actress has also had roles in many movies and TV series. She had a small role as Grace Williams in the TV series “ABC After School Specials” (1986). In 1988, she appeared in the movie entitled “Dance ‘Til Dawn” starring Christina Applegate. Since 1997 Tempestt has had appearances in numerous TV series, including “The Practice” in the role of Roberta Baylor, “The Parkers” as Neena Davis, “Rock Me, Baby” playing Chloe, “South Of Nowhere” starring Cecily, “Raising The Bar” in the role of Camilla Hansen, “The Replacements” as Claudia, and as Marny in “Guys With Kids”. All these roles added steadily to Tempestt’s net worth.

Furthermore to her successful acting career, Tempestt Bledsoe showed her skills in one of the most popular animated movies entitled “ParaNorman” from 2012, in which she gave her voice to character named Sheriff Hooper. Her latest venture in the acting industry is an appearance in the TV series “Instant Mom” (2014), in which she portrayed the older Vanessa Huxtable from “The Cosby Show”. This also contributed to her wealth

Regarding her personal life, Tempestt has been in a relationship with Darryl M. Bell, an actor, for more than 20 years. Currently, there is little other information in the media about her private life.

Full NameTempestt Bledsoe
Net Worth$15 Million
Date Of BirthAugust 1, 1973
Place Of BirthChicago, Illinois, USA
Height5' 8" (1.73 m)
ProfessionActress, voice actor
EducationNew York University Stern School of Business, University of New York
SpouseDarryl M. Bell (since 1993)
ParentsWilla Bledsoe
PartnerDarryl M. Bell (1993–)
AwardsTV Land Awards - TV Land Awards (2011), Young Artist Awards (1989)
NominationsBlack Reel Awards (2013), TV Land Favorite Singing Siblings Award (2006), Kids' Choice Awards - Blimp Award (1988)
MoviesParaNorman (2012), N-Secure (2010), Wishing Well (2010), Husband for Hire (2008),BachelorMan (2003), Fire and Ice (2001), The Expendables (2000)
TV Shows“ABC After School Specials” (1986), “The Cosby Show”, “Tempestt Bledsoe Show”, “Clean House”, “Instant Mom” (2014), “ParaNorman” (2012), “The Practice”, “The Parkers”, “Rock Me, Baby”, “South Of Nowhere”, “Raising The Bar”, “The Replacements”, “Guys ...
1Has been with her long-time boyfriend, actor Darryl M. Bell, for 16 years (2009).
2Has been best friends with Pam Potillo since the days when they were both in The Cosby Show (1984).
3Is a vegetarian.
4Ranked #51 in VH1's list of the "100 Greatest Kid Stars"
5Graduated from New York University with a degree in finance


Instant Mom2014TV SeriesVanessa Huxtable
Guys with Kids2012-2013TV SeriesMarny
ParaNorman2012Sheriff Hooper (voice)
The Wishing Well2009TV MovieEnid
The Replacements2008-2009TV SeriesAbbey Claudia Abbey-clone
Raising the Bar2008TV SeriesCamilla Hansen
Husband for Hire2008TV MovieNina
South of Nowhere2006TV SeriesCecily
Strong Medicine2005TV Series
Rock Me, Baby2004TV SeriesChloe
Fire & Ice2001TV MoviePam Moore
The Expendables2000TV MovieTanika
Santa and Pete1999TV MovieMaria Dangola
The Parkers1999TV SeriesNeena Davis
Johnny B Good1998
The Practice1998TV SeriesRoberta Baylor
Jenny1997TV SeriesKaylene
The Cosby Show1984-1992TV SeriesVanessa Huxtable
Dream Date1989TV MovieDanni Fairview
A Different World1989TV SeriesVanessa Huxtable
Monsters1988TV SeriesDottie
Dance 'Til Dawn1988TV MovieMargaret
ABC Afterschool Specials1986TV SeriesGrace Williams


The Cosby Show1986TV Series performer - 1 episode


11th Annual Visual Effects Society Awards2013TV SpecialHerself
The 39th Annual People's Choice Awards2013TV SpecialHerself
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon2013TV SeriesHerself - Guest
The Talk2012TV SeriesHerself - Guest
Vietnam in HD2011TV Series documentaryElizabeth Allen
Clean House2010-2011TV SeriesHerself - Host
The Mo'Nique Show2011TV SeriesHerself
The 9th Annual TV Land Awards2011TV SpecialHerself
Celebrity Ghost Stories2010TV Series documentaryHerself
Househusbands of Hollywood2009TV SeriesHerself
The Oprah Winfrey Show2008TV SeriesHerself
Fear Factor2006TV SeriesHerself - Contestant
Celebrity Fit Club2006TV SeriesHerself
The View2006TV SeriesHerself
The Greatest2005TV Series documentaryHerself
Pet Star2003TV Series documentaryHerself - Judge / Herself - Celebrity Judge #2
The Cosby Show: A Look Back2002TV Movie documentaryHerself; Vanessa Huxtable
NBC 75th Anniversary Special2002TV SpecialHerself
Maury1995TV SeriesHerself - Guest
Late Night with Conan O'Brien1995TV SeriesHerself
The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air1995TV SeriesHerself
The Tempestt Bledsoe Show1994TV SeriesHost
ABC Afterschool Specials1992-1994TV SeriesHerself
The Last Laugh: Memories of the Cosby Show1992TV Special documentaryHerself; Vanessa Huxtable
NBA All-Star Stay in School Jam1992TV MovieHerself
The Geraldo Rivera Show1990TV SeriesHerself
The Earth Day Special1990TV SpecialVanessa Huxtable
The Cosby Outtakes Show1990TV MovieHerself; Vanessa Huxtable
22nd NAACP Image Awards1990TV SpecialHerself
The More You Know1989TV SeriesHerself
Bill Cosby Salutes Alvin Ailey1989TV MovieHerself
The Arsenio Hall Show1989TV SeriesHerself
Walt Disney World 4th of July Spectacular1988TV SpecialHerself (1988)
The New Hollywood Squares1986-1988TV SeriesHerself
Ebony/Jet Showcase1988TV SeriesHerself
Square One Television1987TV SeriesHerself
Late Night with David Letterman1987TV SeriesHerself
The 38th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards1986TV SpecialHerself
NBC 60th Anniversary Celebration1986TV Special documentaryHerself
The 11th Annual People's Choice Awards1985TV SpecialHerself - Accepting Award for Favourite New Television Comedy Program
Andy Williams and the NBC Kids Search for Santa1985TV SpecialHerself
Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade1985TV SpecialHerself
The 37th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards1985TV SpecialHerself
Motown Returns to the Apollo1985TV SpecialHerself
Night of 100 Stars II1985TV MovieHerself
The 42nd Annual Golden Globe Awards1985TV SpecialHerself - Audience Member
Fast Copy1985TV MovieHerself
One to Grow On1985TV Series shortHerself

Archive Footage

Pioneers of Television2014TV Mini-Series documentaryVanessa Huxtable - Cosby Show
The Cosby Show: 25th Anniversary Special2009TV Movie documentaryVanessa Huxtable
La tele de tu vida2007TV SeriesVanessa Huxtable
I Was a Network Star2006TV Movie documentaryHerself
101 Biggest Celebrity Oops2004TV Special documentaryHerself - #66: Terrible Talk Shows
E! True Hollywood Story2001TV Series documentaryHerself
The Cosby Show1987TV SeriesVanessa Huxtable

Won Awards

2011Impact AwardTV Land AwardsThe Cosby Show (1984)
1989Young Artist AwardYoung Artist AwardsBest Young Actor/Actress Ensemble in a Television Comedy, Drama Series or SpecialThe Cosby Show (1984)

Nominated Awards

2013Black ReelBlack Reel AwardsBest Voice PerformanceParaNorman (2012)
2006TV Land AwardTV Land AwardsFavorite Singing SiblingsThe Cosby Show (1984)
1990Young Artist AwardYoung Artist AwardsBest Young Actress Supporting Role in a Television SeriesThe Cosby Show (1984)
1988Blimp AwardKids' Choice Awards, USAFavorite TV ActressThe Cosby Show (1984)
1987Young Artist AwardYoung Artist AwardsExceptional Performance by a Young Actress, Starring in a Television, Comedy or Drama SeriesThe Cosby Show (1984)
1985Young Artist AwardYoung Artist AwardsBest Young Supporting Actress in a Television Comedy SeriesThe Cosby Show (1984)

Known for movies

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