Terria Joseph is an American actress who is mostly recognized for her appearance in the movies like The Velvety Forest and The Police Story. More than her professional life, she is popular because of her family and personal life where a former flight attendant Craig Cook was her husband. Together, they are parents to American singer/ songwriter Alicia Keys (born on January 25, 1981). According to some wiki sites, Terria Joseph was born on May 8, 1950, which makes her age be 69 years old as of 2019. Let’s explore in detail about the biography of stress Joseph below:
Early Life and Education
She was born in 1950 to white family background. Her place of birth is in Detroit, Michigan, the United States of America. Her real name/ birth name is Teresa M. Augello. At the age of six, she moved to Toledo, Ohio with her parents where she spent most of her childhood days.
Terria Joseph’s Parents
She was born to the parents named Joseph L. Augello (father) and an American mother whose name is not known. Her father used to work as a News Director and was also engaged as a DJ at radio Station WOHO. Further, he has also appeared in the movie like Lone Ranger as an actor and has also made an appealing performance in ‘Green Hornet’ series. From her parents, Terria is American by nationality and regarding her ethnicity, she carries Irish-Italian ancestry.
Moving to her education and academic achievements, Terria went to the University of Toledo but within a year, she moved to NYC. There, she was enrolled at the New York University where she received her graduation in 1971.
Career and Professional Life
At the age of 25, Joseph made her film debut from where her journey in the acting world began. Her first major role was in the film named Police Story and till date has been starred in more than 70 movies. In addition to that, she is working in her acting school with her daughter Alicia Keys. Asa producer, Joseph has been contributing to the television series entitled ‘The Velvety Forest’.Regarding her daughter’s professional life, she is a famous singer, pianist, record producer and an actress as well. She has set a record to become the singer to earn the five Grammy Awards. Further, she is the receiver of 17 NAACP Image Awards and till date has been able to make 35 million sales of her albums.
Talking about her personal life, Joseph was previously married to Craig Cook. Their daughter was born as Alicia Augello Cook in 1981. However, there was something going wrong in their relationship where the couple divorced in 1983. Joseph’s daughter is married to hip-hop recording star Swizz Beatz. Congratulations to Terria who is now the grandmother of Genesis Ali Dean and Egypt Daoud Dean.
Terria Joseph has an average height of 5 feet and 5 inches and has maintained her fitness level with a weight of 57 kilograms. Some online wiki sites have mentioned her body measurement to be 32-28-32 inches and is blessed with brown eyes and red colored hair.
Salary and Net worth
American actress Terria Joseph has an estimated net worth of 8 million USD. She has appeared in more than 70 movies and has also garnered her fortune from her role as a producer. For her role in the Police Story, she was able to receive the Best Supporting Actress award. Also, she is the receiver of the Edgar Allan Poe Awards. The Harlem School of the Arts honored her alongside her daughter with Visionary Award in October 2015.
Wiki and Facts
Many of the wiki sites have provided the bio of Terria Joseph which is still missing from Wikipedia. Join her on Twitter @BruceRufus and on Instagram @ladybroadway where she has amassed more than 1.3k and 3.4k followers respectively.