SOUTH AFRICA'S TV WEBSITE
SIGN IN SEARCH MENU
SOUTH AFRICA'S TV WEBSITE

Demetria McKinney

Born: 27 August 1981 (39 years old)
Gender: Female

Rate:

7.0

Add to Actor Favourites

Bio

Demetria McKinney is an American actress, singer, songwriter, model and dancer best known for her starring role as Janine Payne on the comedy-drama television series House of Payne, from 2006-2012.

McKinney embraced a starring role as Kim in the nationally renowned stage play Meet the Browns. She has also been seen in the made-for-television plays Madea's Christmas and Why Did I Get Married and has a starring role as Monica, Rickey's ex wife, in the sitcom The Rickey Smiley Show.

Demetria first worked with Tyler Perry on his stage play Meet the Browns and went on to star in several other of his plays including What's Done In The Dark, Why Did I Get Married, and Madea's Family Christmas.

Her additional stage work includes the lead roles in the plays The Mountaintop, Church Girl, the musical I Dream in which Demetria portrayed Mrs. Coretta Scott King and Dreamgirls which she performed with the legendary Jenifer Holliday.

Her numerous film and television credits include the films Daddy's Little Girls, Let The Church Say Amen, Breaking Up is Hard to Do and shows Necessary Roughness and Let's Stay Together.

Demetria has extensive vocal and dance training. She is an R&B/Soul singer who has opened for artists such as Tank, Dwele and Anthony David. She has three singles available on Itunes Take Away and Get Yo..ish and Livin It Up (her duet with Anthony David).


LATEST ARTICLES

A Perfect Lie Teasers - October 2020

Back! A Perfect Lie makes it through the COVID storm to return to Star Life with new episodes and warm-up repeats.


Die Presidentsvrou Teasers - October 2020

Leonardo asks Paloma to marry but she's reluctant.


The Inseparables Teasers - October 2020

Finale alert! The unborn child is threatened but everyone comes to their senses.


New on TV today: Friday 25 September

Nasty C is a Zulu Man in Japan on Netflix and a new season of Lost Gold of WWII starts on HISTORY.


New on TV today: Thursday 24 September

There's a World on Fire on M-Net and another Race Across the World on BBC Earth.


Idols 16: Top 16 girls' song choices

Oh girls just wanna have fun.


Meet the new characters on Arendsvlei's upsized Season 3

See who's coming to town from Monday (28th).


Deur Dik en Dun Teasers - October 2020

Sureyya leaves and then returns causing mayhem. Also, the exhumation takes place.


Series Review: Lovecraft Country Episode 6

The show hits a hot streak of great TV. A five star episode. Anti-war. A true love story.


Gebroke Harte 3 - October 2020

A sad farewell leads to a shocking reading of a will.

LATEST SITE ACTIVITY


More activity at TVSA Central


LATEST SOAPIE TEASERS



LATEST SOAPIE TEASERS






×
×

You browser doesn't have Flash, Silverlight, Gears, BrowserPlus or HTML5 support.