Tamera Young was born in Wilmington, North Carolina, on October 30, 1986. Her mixed ethnicity includes British, Scottish, and Irish.
Greg Young and Lynda Nichols-Brown are her parents (mother). On April 6, 2015, her father Greg passed away from pancreatic cancer. Among her siblings, which also include a brother named A.J., two older sisters named Nikia and Valerie, she is the youngest. When her mother was carrying her. His parents were unsure about their rights to her.
Her family was experiencing some financial difficulties. Additionally, his father was a gambler. Her parents divorced when she was in elementary school, separating them. She did, however, have a close relationship with his father.
The Emsley A. Laney High School is where she completed her high school studies. She used to play basketball in high school. Additionally, she holds the record for most goals scored in high school soccer. She afterward entered James Madison University and participated in collegiate sports.
She established numerous records during her stay in college, including the conference's all-time scoring record.
She was selected by the Atlanta Dream as the eighth overall choice in the 2008 WNBA draft. She joined the WNBA as the first representative of her university. She wore jersey number 23 for the opening game. Later, she changed to the number 11 on her shirt.
She also became a member of the SK Csis women's basketball team this year. The next year, Atlanta exchanged her for Arminitie Price from the Chicago Sky. She also traveled to Turkey to play for the 2009–2010 season with the Pankup.
She agreed to play for Istanbul University in Turkey during the 2011–2012 season. She competed in América de Recife for the Brazilian championship during the 2014 off-season.
She agreed to a one-year contract with Las Vegas Aces on February 1st, 2018. She has no contract at the moment.
She is thought to be worth $500 Thousand as of 2022. She makes over $100,000 or more on average as a WNBA player.
Tamera Young and Mimi Faust are engaged. Mimi, her fiancé, is a reality television star best known for the VH1 series Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta.
In 2016, the couple began dating. The pair confirmed their engagement on August 2, 2020. She responded "Yes" via Mimi's Instagram picture, which included a diamond engagement ring and the message.
Tamera Young has black hair and eyes. She is approximately 77 kg in weight and stands at a height of 6 feet 2 inches.
Tamera has 17.8k followers on Twitter and over 941k on Instagram. She is not on Facebook frequently. She follows people like Carmelo Anthony, Carl Thomas, and Monique Rodriguez on Instagram.