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On this day (August 7) in 1966, David Mann was born. The Dallas-Fort Worth, TX native would go on to marry Tamela Mann, sing with Kirk Franklin‘s “The Family” choir and work with Tyler Perry, also becoming one of our favorite funny guys. Scroll down below for a look at 7 things  you should know about the Christian entertainer…

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1. David Mann is a Texas native.

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2. He’s an award-winning actor.

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David Mann has won a NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actor In A Comedy Series (Meet The Browns, “Mr. Brown”), plus awards for docu-series “The Manns” and “Mann & Wife.” 

3. Before acting, he performed in Kirk Franklin’s choir.

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4. In 2018 he released his first book and joint album with his wife Tamela.

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The book and album was called Us Against the World: Our secrets to Love, Marriage and Family.

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5. He has four children.

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6. David Mann and his family had their own reality show on TV One.

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7. At 54-years-old, David Mann can still dropkick somebody!