Ben Tankard—known as the godfather of the gospel jazz music scene— is the genre's bestselling artist/producer of all time, earning several gold records and awards along the path of a critically acclaimed career. Aside from music, Ben is a former professional basketball player and motivational speaker for the NBA’s Development League (D-League). With success as his end goal, he uses his competitive spirit to empower others to discover their own hidden talents. Working with his wife, children, and church family to achieve their spiritual and business goals, he is also launching his Full Tank big and tall men's clothing line and writing a self-help book titled The Full Tank Life. This season, Ben prepares to celebrate his 25th anniversary in the music industry and deals with the ultimate parenting challenge, how to let go of his children. Although he may not always have the answers, he never loses faith that God will keep him and his family on course.
The Latest from Ben
I take full responsibility for not being on post to be the protector I could have been.Read Cast Blog
Ben: They Don't Need to "Fix" Each Other
by Ben Tankard
Ben: I Missed So Much
by Ben Tankard
After Show: Can Kenya & Porsha Be Friends?
Part I: Kenya Moore of RHOA gives her take on the possibility of a future friendship with Porsha Williams.
After Show: The Tankards on Their New Season
Part II: Jewel and Ben Tankard discuss what they’re most excited about for the new season of “Thicker Than Water.”
Did Brandi Come After NeNe & Kenya?
Kenya Moore of #RHOA alleges that #RHOBH’s Brandi Glanville -- and fellow “Celebrity Apprentice” contestant -- showed up to an event drunk and high.
Kenya vs. Naomi
Kenya Moore responds to Naomi Campbell’s remarks to Andy Cohen that she should be kicked off #RHOA.