Tamisha Akbar (born April 17, 1970) professionally known as Tami Roman, is an American actress, reality television personality, model, and businesswoman. She first gained fame on The Real World: Los Angeles in 1993. During her time on The Real World: Los Angeles, Roman formed her own R&B girl group quartet called Reality. Roman herself was one of the four members and the rapper of the group as well. During the same time, the group signed a record contract with Mercury Records. In 1994, while still under contract with Mercury Records, Roman changed the group's name from Reality to Female. Also in 1994, she married NBA player Kenny Anderson and they have 2 children. They divorced by February 2001. Roman gained more fame as she appeared as the dealer on the 2001 revival of Card Sharks, and on several other shows, including an episode of One on One (season 3, episode 4) and BET’s original tv series, “the Parker’s”, as Dina (season 1, episode 14). After making cameo appearances and starring in supporting roles in various TV shows and films in the 1990s and 2000s, Roman became one of the main cast members and breakout stars of the reality series VH1's Basketball Wives in 2010. She was then cast on the Basketball Wives spinoff Basketball Wives: LA, starting with the fourth season in 2015. Roman appeared on two episodes of the CBS show Extant. Roman could also be heard on Tami Roman's Love Talk & Hot Jamz with advice columnist and rapper Willie D of the Geto Boys and Reggie Youngblood. Roman and her then-boyfriend Reggie Youngblood appeared on Marriage Boot Camp: Reality Stars for its 3rd season in May 2015; they later married in 2018. In 2022, she hosts the new VH1 reality series Caught in the Act: Unfaithful.