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Tamar Braxton
Tamar Braxton 21
Celebrity Profile
Birth Date March 17, 1977 (1977-03-17) (age 40)
Hometown Severn, Maryland
Known For R&B singer, host & reality television star

Dancing with the Stars 21

Partner(s) Val Chmerkovskiy
Placement 5
Highest Score 30 (Freestyle & Jazz)
Lowest Score 22 (Contemporary)
Average Score 25.4

Tamar Estine Braxton-Herbert (born: Tamar Estine Braxton) is a celebrity from season 21 of Dancing with the Stars.

BiographyEdit

Retrieved from abc.com
Tamar Braxton is a Grammy-nominated singer, host of The Real, and reality television personality. A veteran performer who began singing backup vocals for her older sister Toni at age 12, Tamar Braxton was also a founding member of R&B group The Braxtons with Toni and their siblings Traci, Towanda and Trina. She is married to music executive Vince Herbert, the couple welcomed their first child, a baby boy, in June 2013.

Tamar executive produces and stars in the WE TV reality hit Braxton Family Values, currently in its 4th season. Originally created and spearheaded by Tamar and sisters, the show soared as the cable network’s highest-rated television show. She is also co-host and producer of FOX-TV’s The Real, now going into its 2nd season. Tamar reveals, "The Real is one of the best things to ever happen to me. I get to chat with a group of women and its feels like happy hour in the middle of the day."

Tamar’s third studio LP Calling All Lovers is due September 11th on Epic/Streamline Records.

Dancing with the Stars 21Edit

ScoresEdit

Week # Dance/Song Judges' score Result
Inaba Hough Tonioli
1 Quickstep / "Do Your Thing" 8 7 8 No Elimination
2 Cha-Cha-Cha / "We Are Family"
Charleston / "Living in New York City"
8
8
8
8
8
9
Safe
3 Tango / "A Beautiful Mine" 8 91/8 8 Safe
4 Rumba / "King" 9 9 9 Safe
52 Samba / "End of Time" 7 7/83 7 No Elimination
6 Jazz / "Rhythm Nation" 10 10/104 10 Safe
7 Foxtrot / "People are Strange"
Team Freestyle / "This Is Halloween"
8
10
8
10
8
10
Last to be called safe
8 Paso Doble / "Born This Way"
Cha-Cha-Cha Dance-Off / "Fun"
9
No
9
Extra
10
Points
Safe
9 Contemporary5/ "Wicked Game"
Team-Up Dance (Rumba) / "Hey Jude"
8
9
7
9
7
9
Safe
(Withdrew the next day)

1Score given by guest judge Alfonso Ribeiro.

2This week only, for "Partner Switch-Up" week, Braxton performed with Louis Van Amstel instead of Chmerkovskiy. Chmerkovskiy performed with Bindi Irwin.

3Score given by guest judge Maksim Chmerkovskiy.

4Score given by guest judge Olivia Newton-John.

5Braxton and Chmerkovskiy's scores for this dance were based on dress rehearsal footage, due to Braxton being in the emergency room and not arriving at the show in time to perform it.

TriviaEdit

  • Her older sister, Toni Braxton, competed on season 7, finishing in eighth place.
  • Tamar and partner Valentin Chmerkovskiy were forced to withdraw from the competition after discovering that Tamar had several pulmonary embolisms in her lungs.

GalleryEdit

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