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Tabitha Brown (actress)

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Early Life and Career:
– Born in Eden, North Carolina
– Studied fashion design at Miami International University of Art & Design
– Worked as a co-host of a local late-night show in Greensboro
– Tried stand-up comedy in Los Angeles
– Cared for her mother with ALS while shuttling between North Carolina and Los Angeles

Personal Life and Family:
– Married to Chance Brown, a retired LAPD officer
– Parents of two children, Choyce and Queston
– Reside in Los Angeles, California
– Co-host ‘Fridays with Tab & Chance’ on IGTV
– Grew up in a triad household

Social Media Breakthrough and Influence:
– Became an Uber driver in 2017 due to financial struggles
– Video review of a vegan BLT sandwich at Whole Foods went viral
– Started a TikTok account in 2020, gaining 2 million followers in five weeks
– Inspires people to eat more plant-based foods
– Shares recipes and cooking tips
– Advocates for wellness and self-care
– Engages with a large social media following

TV and Publishing Ventures:
– Hosted ‘All Love’ on Ellen Digital Network
– Hosts ‘Tab Time’ on YouTube
– Launched a hair care line named Donnas Recipe
– Published ‘Feeding the Soul’ book, reaching No. 1 on The New York Times Best Seller list
– Released debut cookbook ‘Cooking from the Spirit,’ recognized by VegNews and other media outlets

Achievements and Impact on Media:
– Published a vegan cookbook
– Hosts her own TV show
– Signed with a top talent agency
– Received Emmy nominations
– Collaborated with major brands like Target
– Featured in various publications and interviews
– Recognized for her influence on social media
– Engages with diverse audiences
– Maintains a positive and relatable online presence
– Balances family life with her career
– Engages in philanthropic and community activities

Tabitha Bonita Brown (née Thomas; born February 4, 1979) is an American actress, social media personality, entrepreneur, & author. She creates online video content incorporating veganism, humor and motivational speaking. Brown has over 5 million followers on TikTok and over 4.2 million followers on Instagram as of March 2023. She has been described by HuffPost as "America's Mom" and her content has been characterized by critics as being "comforting" and "calming". She is the host of the Food Network’s first plant-based cooking competition It’s CompliPlated and host of the Emmy winning YouTube children’s show Tab Time.

Tabitha Brown
Brown in 2013
Tabitha Bonita Thomas

(1979-02-04) February 4, 1979 (age 45)
EducationMiami International University of Art & Design
  • Actress
  • social media personality
  • entrepreneur
  • author
Years active2002–present
Chance Brown
(m. 2003)

Born in North Carolina, Brown studied fashion briefly before leaving school to pursue acting. After developing chronic pain and fatigue, Brown switched to a vegan diet to help with relief. She created her TikTok account in 2020 and began amassing followers shortly thereafter.

Brown has appeared in television shows such as The Chi and Good Morning America. In 2021, Brown was awarded the Outstanding Social Media Personality title at the NAACP Image Awards. Her first book, Feeding the Soul (because it's my business): Finding Our Way to Joy, Love and Freedom, was published the same year, and she published her first cookbook, Cooking from the Spirit: Easy, Delicious, and Joyful Plant-Based Inspirations, the next. In 2023, she won the Children's and Family Emmy Award for Outstanding Host.

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