Diva Tyler is a Florida-born actress who began acting in her early teens while residing in Harlem, New York. At 16, Diva Tyler participated as a member of The American Negro Ensemble Theatre, founded by the legendary Ossie Davis and Ruby Dee.
Diva's career continued to blossom in theatre and is marked by a series of notable roles and productions. These include the one-woman show "Sweet Chariot" which tells the life story of the heroine Harriet Tubman from the age of 5 to 93, "Wait Until Dark" an Off-Broadway production in the role of Susy Hendrix, a blind woman who is stalked by henchman in search of contraband, and the award winning stage production of "For Colored Girls..." as the Lady in Purple.
In 2011, Diva Tyler's career transitioned from stage acting to television and film. Notable performances include Eastbound and Down, starring "Will Ferrell and Danny McBride", Disney's movie, "Let it Shine" starring Courtney Vance and Tyler Williams, "Local Talent" with Nathan Lane, horror movie "Prosper," VH1's "Single Ladies" starring Lisa Raye, Three seasons of 'Being Mary Jane" Survivor's Remorse as well as "Constantine" and the #1 movie "Identity Thief" starring Melissa McCarthy and Jason Bateman, As well as the Movie "Captive" starring David Oyelowo, "The Last Exorcism II" and "Killing Winston Jones," starring Danny Glover, and Academy Award winner Richard Dreyfus. She also co-starred on TBS's "The Detour" Be on the lookout for her in the upcoming T.V Series, HBO's Season 2 of "Vice Principals"
Diva Tyler volunteers her time when not acting. She works globally in the important areas of sexual child abuse prevention and commercially sexually exploited children (CSEC).She is an avid volunteer & supporter of "youthSpark. She created and facilitated a successful therapeutic poetry workshop for the juvenile offenders of Dekalb County for a period of three years. In 2009-2010, She volunteered and worked with rescued children in South America
In 2012, She was nominated for the "Live Your Legacy Award, She has been named a "Shero" within the community and was featured a new magazine titled "SHERO'' Ms Tyler was also nominated and won the award for the 2015 Best Black Female "Rising Star" in the Arts by the Black Women in Jazz and Fine Arts National Association
Diva Tyler is also a Poet, Spoken word artist, Motivational speaker, Intuitive Spiritual Life Coach and Consultant.
Diva Tyler resides in Atlanta, Georgia.
Unique traits: Excellent Comedic timing
Best Black Female Rising Star in the Arts