Telma Hopkins
Telma Hopkins
Celebrated Name: Telma Hopkins
Real Name/Full Name: Telma Louise Hopkins
Gender: Female
Age: 75 years old
Birth Date: 28 October 1948
Birth Place: Louisville, Kentucky, United States
Nationality: American
Height: 1.68 m
Weight: 70 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Divorced
Husband/Spouse (Name): Donald B. Alen
Children/Kids (Son and Daughter): Yes (J.D)
Dating/Boyfriend (Name): N/A
Profession: Singer and actress
Salary: N/A
Net Worth: $4 million
Last Updated: 2022

Telma Hopkins is a singer and actress from the USA. She is a member of the music group Tony Orlando and Dawn. The group is known for coming up with many hit singles including “Knock Three Times, “He Don’t Love You”, and “Candida”. She is best known for appearing on many TV series including Half & Half, Family Matters, Bosom Buddies, Gimme a Break!, Getting By, and Are We There Yet?.

Early Life & Biography

Telma Louise Hopkins was born on October 28, 1948, in Louisville, Kentucky. She grew up in Highland Park, Michigan and her sister is Teresa Hopkins. She attended Highland Park Community High School for her high school degree.

Born on 28 October 1948, Telma Hopkins is 75 years old as of today’s date 12th June 2024. Her height is 1.68 m tall, and weight is 70 kg.

Personal Life

In 1970, Telma Hopkins got married to Donald B. Alen. The couple divorced in 1977. They have one child together. Hopkins also actively mentors children. She has done many charitable works including Caring for Babies with AIDS, the PTA, and Act on Arthritis.


Initially, Telma Hopkins began her career as a background singer. In 1971, she was selected by Tony Orlando to be a part of the group Dawn. Before this, the group already released its debut album. That same year, the album Dawn Featuring Tony Orlando was released.

The group has also released many other albums including Tuneweaving, Dawn’s New Ragtime Follies, and To Be with You. Some of the hit singles of the group include “Candida”, “Knock Three Times”, and “Tie a Yellow Ribbon Round the Ole Oak Tree”.

When it comes to acting, Hopkins was seen in Tony Orlando and Dawn from 1974 to 1976. In 1979, she appeared in the miniseries Roots: The Next Generations. She was also a series regular of A New Kind of Family and Bosom Buddies. That same year, the actress appeared in The Love Boat.

From 1983 to 1987, she appeared as Addy Wilson in Gimme a Break!. Hopkins has also appeared in the TV series Family Matters, Getting By, and The Hughleys. In 2003, she appeared as Judge Wilma Evers in Any Day Now. She was then a series regular of Half & Half.

Hopkins has also been a series regular of Are We There Yet? from 2010 to 2013. In 2014, she appeared in Partners as Ruth Jackson. She was also seen in Lab Rats from 2012 to 2014. In 2019, she lent her voice in The Loud House.

The actress has been currently appearing in Family Reunion since 2019. She is also currently voicing as Maybelle in The Casagrandes since 2019. In 2021, the actress was seen in the television series The Young and the Restless.

In films, she made her acting debut by appearing in the TV film The Kid with the Broken Halo. In 1984, she was seen in the movie Tranceers. Hopkins then portrayed the role of Dr. Kennan in Vital Signs. She has reprised her roles in the movies Trancers II and Trancers III in 1991 and 1992 respectively. In 2001, she appeared in the short film Rain.

This was followed by starring in the 2008 movie The Love Guru. She was also a part of the short film Trancers: City of Lost Angels. In 2015, she was seen in another TV film called Welcome to the Family. Hopkins has appeared as Dolly in Running out of Time in 2018. Her most recent film role was The Matrix: Resurrections in 2021.

Net Worth & Salary of Telma Hopkins

Telma Hopkins Net Worth
Telma Hopkins Net Worth

As of 2022, The net worth of Telma Hopkins is approximately $4 million. With an illustrious career, she has been able to meet this money. Hopkins has acted both in films and television and she is also a singer. In her career, she has been in a regular role in many television series. She has even become a voice actor and continues to be active in her profession.

Telma Hopkins found success at a very young age. By starting a career as a background singer, she established herself as a member of Tony Orlando and Dawn. Later she went on to appear in many films and TV shows. She has been in a recurring or regular role in some of the most popular TV series. The actress is highly inspirational and we can see more from her in the coming days.


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