Singer and songwriter from Fort Walton Beach, Florida. She is best known for her role as “Janine Payne” on the hit sitcom “Tyler Perry’s House of Payne”. The show has taped over 222 episodes and has received four consecutive NAACP Image Awards for Best Sitcom. Demetria was nominated for a Prism award for her incredible portrayal as the drug addicted mother turned career woman. Demetria first worked with Tyler Perry on his stage play, “Meet the Browns” and went on to star in several other Tyler Perry plays including “What’s Done In The Dark”, “Why Did I Get Married”, and “Madea’s Family Christmas”. Her stage work includes the lead roles in the plays “Church Girl”and the musical “I Dream” in which Demetria portrayed Mrs. Coretta Scott King. Her numerous credits include the films “Daddy’s Little Girls” and “Breaking Up is Hard to Do” as well as the hit USA drama”Necessary Roughness”. Demetria has extensive vocal and dance training and is currently working on her debut CD with notable producers such as Brian Michael Cox.
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