Tiffany Haddish is a multi-hyphenate who burst onto the Hollywood scene with her memorable breakout role in the 2017 movie Girls' Trip. Her honest comedic style and dazzling stage presence gained Tiffany fans all over the world and this year she turns 41.
Tiffany Haddish was born on 3 December, 1979 in Los Angeles, California and spent her young life in foster care before moving in with her grandmother at age 15.
Haddish used her charm and likeability throughout her life but attended The Laugh Factory Comedy Camp in high school and changed her life's trajectory.
The star is now turning 41 and has seen success in the entertainment industry as an actor, comedian and author. Briefly.co.za took a look at five interesting facts about Tiffany for her birthday.
1. Tiffany's father was Eritrean
Tiffany did not know her father growing up after he left then family when she was three years old. The pair reconnected later in life and after he passed away Tiffany wore an Eritrean-inspired outfit to the Oscars to honour him.
2. Tiffany practices Judaism
Tiffany lived in a number of foster homes and one of the families she stayed with was Jewish. Tiffany connected with the faith and on her birthday this year, she thanked her Rabbi over Instagram for sending her flowers.
3. Tiffany is dating American rapper Common
Tiffany's been pretty private about her personal life but rumours began swirling about her being in a relationship with Common. The pair confirmed in 2020 that they were, in fact, an item.
4. Tiffany started comedy in high school
Tiffany got into trouble as a teenager and was given an ultimatum by her social worker to either attend psychiatric therapy or a comedy camp. Tiffany chose the latter and hasn't looked back since.
5. Tiffany was homeless before she found success
Tiffany's pursuit of her dreams was a tough road and the actress has been open about how she struggled with homelessness before making it big. She's told stories about how she had been sleeping in her car while doing gigs but kept her nails and hair done so nobody would suspect it.
Now, she celebrates her 41st birthday as one of Hollywood's most recognisable faces and with a career that keeps going from strength to strength.
In other international celebrity-related news, Briefly.co.za reported on Mariah Carey releasing a new track with her Christmas special that stars Ariana Grande and Jennifer Hudson.
Mariah Carey filmed Mariah Carey's Magical Christmas Special for Apple TV which has been highly-anticipated by her fans since she announced the project earlier this year.
Mariah had a host of celebrity guest stars and the latest to be revealed are singers Ariana Grande and Jennifer Hudson. Mariah Carey's Magical Christmas Special dropped today, 4 December, along with the song that Mariah, Ariana and Jennifer perform as part of it.
The song is a remix of the Christmas classic Oh Santa! and the track has been released alongside the Christmas special as a single.
Fans are incredibly excited to watch and listen since Mariah, Ariana and Jennifer all have powerful voices separately so a collaboration truly is magical.
Mariah posted a snippet of the song to her social media to announce the release and her followers were thrilled at getting a taste of both the song and Mariah Carey's Magical Christmas Special.
Online users took to the comments to express their emotions. Many exclaimed that this was the gift that would help end 2020 on a better note, despite being a very difficult year for most. Others also focused on the collaboration of the three singers being a legendary one because of their incredible voices coming together.
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