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Tamar Braxton
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Celebrity Profile
Birth Date 17 March 1977 (1977-03-17) (age 45)
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 17 March 1977) is a celebrity from Season 21 of Dancing with the Stars.

Biography

Originally 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 twelve, 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 fourth 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 second 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, was released 2 October 2015 on Epic/Streamline Records.

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She was partnered with Valentin Chmerkovskiy. Tamar was forced to withdraw from the competition after discovering that she had several pulmonary embolisms in her lungs. They placed 5th.

Scores

Week # Dance/Song Judges' Scores 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.

Trivia

  • Her older sister, Toni Braxton, competed in Season 7, finishing in eighth place.
  • She won Season 2 of Celebrity Big Brother.

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