Tatyana Ali

Tatyana Ali was born in Brooklyn New York on January 24th 1979.

Tatyana Ali started acting at the age of six when she landed a regular role as a kid on Sesame Street. Tatyana Ali also appeared on Star Search.

But Tatyana Ali maybe best known for her role as Will Smith's cousin Ashely Banks on The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air.

During acting on Fresh Prince Tatyana had a few chance to sign on the show. She was so well that Will Smith told her that she could have a music career. When the show ended Tatyana Ali decided to take singing seriously and started working on her album Kiss the Sky. Which was released in 1998. Kiss the Sky went gold.

Tatyana Ali is working on a second album titled The Light which is set to come out in 2009 or 2010.

Tatyana Ali has appeared in films such as Eddie Murphy Raw, Brothers, Brother, Fakin' Da Funk, The Clown at Midnight, Mother and Child, Nora's Hair Salon (1 and 2), Jawbreaker, The List, National Lampoon's Dorm Daze, Back in the Day, Locker 13, Hotel California and The Misguided Adventures of Dating in Hollywood.

Currently Tatyana Ali appears on The Young and the Restless, host TV One Access and stars in the web series Buppies for BET.