David Mann Inspirational Impact Honor
Ingeniously funny and extraordinarily talented are understatements when it comes to David Mann, the multi-faceted actor, comedian, and NAACP Image® Award winner for “Outstanding Actor in a Comedy Series” for Tyler Perry’s Meet the Browns. A native of Texas, David masterfully showcases his God-given talents in a most dynamic and distinguished way. His musical and theatrical talents brilliantly epitomize ingenuity at its best.
In 2018, David, and his wife, Grammy® Winner Tamela Mann, released their first book and joint album Us Against the World. The book won an NAACP Image® Award for Outstanding Literary Work and the album continues to garner top-charting singles including the Urban AC track, “Ups & Downs.”
David co-starred in the hit comedy series, Tyler Perry’s Meet The Browns, the NAACP Image® Award-winning docu-series, The Manns, It’s A Mann’s World, the comedy, Mann & Wife, along with other fan-favorite films and television shows. He appeared in BET’s Madea’s Farewell Stage Play, and is reprising his role as “Mr. Brown” in Tyler Perry’s “Assisted Living,” with new episodes airing on BET. His new digital series, “Mann Family Dinner” debuted fall of 2020, and is on season 3.David starred in the 2021 BET holiday movie Soul Santa and 2022’s Tyler Perry’s A Madea Homecoming on Netflix.
David helms Tillymann Entertainment with wife Tamela. He is also an award-winning music producer and provides creative direction for all Tillymann music, video, touring, film and television projects.
When David is not on set or working at Tillymann Entertainment, he brings his live comedy show to venues around the country playing to sold-out crowds. This fall, he’s been featured on the Mann Family fall 30+ city Overcomer tour performing coast-to-coast.