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Overview (4)

Date of Birth 12 October 1974Hot Springs, Arkansas, USA
Birth NameKarmyn Sue Tyler
Nickname KK
Height 5' 6" (1.68 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Karmyn Tyler was born in Hot Springs, Arkansas, and grew up in the Ark-La-Tex town of Texarkana. She was the youngest of 5 children.

Karmyn's interest in acting began when she performed in a children's theatre program in Texarkana playing a wolf. At the age of 5 she started signing in church. By her preteens she had performed all over the state of Texas, Arkansas, Louisiana, and Oklahoma in churches, festivals, and Opry houses. At 12, she opened for Cajun comedian, Justin Wilson and she competed on Ed McMahon's Star Search in high school. In 1995, she won the title of Miss Louisiana-America and after her year of service, she began her commercial acting career in Dallas, Texas with Ivett Stone.

Music has always been a huge part of Karmyn's life. Her mother, Suzie, played piano for southern gospel groups and country singers including Coleman McDuff, Connie Smith and appeared with the The Happy Goodman Family. Her cousin, Tony Edwards, is the Principal Timpanist for the Austin Symphony Orchestra.

In 2004, Karmyn released a solo album of American songbook songs that was played internationally. Her version of Summertime (from that album) was nominated for a Grammy and in 2005, her original song Drifting was nominated. Her musical influences are Ella Fitzgerald, Linda Ronstadt, Karen Wheaton, June Christy, Anita O'Day and Eva Cassidy.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Rita Edwards

Spouse (1)

Christopher Cobb (8 September 2012 - present)

Trivia (13)

Karmyn competed in three states before winning a state title to go to Miss America - Texas, Arkansas and Louisiana.
The podshow.com network, co-founded by Ron Bloom and Adam Curry, hosts the KarmynKast produced and directed by Karmyn Tyler.
Taught high school media class in Texarkana Texas Independent School District.
Was born in Hot Springs Arkansas but raised in Texarkana, where the state line runs down the middle of the town and if you are traveling south, you are in Texas, traveling north, you are in Arkansas.
Karmyn learned her alphabet backwards in a private pre-school and can still do it today.
Birthname is Karmyn Sue Tyler. Her dad wanted Sue (her mother's name) and her mom added Karmyn with the unique spelling.
Karmyn is a certified Miss America judge and has judged pageants on the local, state and national level.
Miss Louisiana 1995.
Vocal teacher for Rachal Hale of Prescott, AR and American Idol Finalist. First student of Karmyn's to utilize Internet Skype vocal lessons when Karmyn moved to Los Angeles.
Dallas, Texas [January 2005]
Dallas, Texas [January 2004]
Beverly Hills [March 2007]
Manhattan, New York [October 2012]

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