Demetria McKinney is an award-winning actress and singer who resides in Atlanta with her 14 year old son. Best known for her role as "Janine Payne" on the hit TBS sitcom Tyler Perry’s House of Payne, Demetria has also appeared in numerous stage plays including "Meet the Browns," "Why Did I Get Married," "The Mountaintop," and "Dreamgirls." She currently co-stars on the TV One sitcom The Rickey Smiley Show and has a recurring role on Lifetime’s Devious Maids.
Even though her acting career keeps her busy, Demetria always makes time for her first love -- music. She recently released her first EP "Officially Yours" to rave reviews. Demetria has been dating TV executive Roger Bobb for several years and would love to take their relationship to the next level. Balancing her career and relationship while raising a son as a single mother hasn’t always been easy, but Demetria strongly believes family comes first.