Desiree Coleman

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Desiree Coleman Jackson
Born (1966-09-12) 12 September 1966 (age 50)
Jamaica, Queens, New York, United States
Genres R&B, pop, Gospel, Urban
Occupation(s) Singer, Songwriter, Actress
Instruments Vocals
Years active 1983 - Present
Labels Motown (1988–1989)
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Desiree Coleman Jackson aka Dez (born September 12, 1966), Jamaica, Queens, New York, is an American vocalist and actress. She is married to former professional basketball player and former head coach of the NBA's Golden State Warriors Mark Jackson.[1] Desiree Coleman came on the scene replacing Tisha Campbell in the longest running Off-Broadway musical production of Mama, I Want to Sing!, in 1983.[2]

Desiree Coleman discovered her ability to sing at the age of six. Desiree's mother on hearing her daughter's voice encouraged her to join the St. Luke Baptist Church choir in Queens, New York. Desiree during her growing years did several commercials and by age fourteen became a part of a community choir called the Soul Searchers of New York.[3]

In 2006, Coleman-Jackson recorded a song with WWE called, "Holla", which later became the entrance music for WWE Diva, Kelly Kelly.


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