Who is Tameka Foster? Tameka Foster is Usher’s ex-wife. Tameka Foster and Usher have been embroiled in a bitter custody fight over their two sons, Usher V and Naviyd, and the battle intensified in August 2013, when Tameka Foster filed an emergency motion with an Atlanta court seeking custody of the two boys.
Usher was granted primary custody in 2012, but on Monday, Aug. 5, Usher V nearly drowned after getting caught in a pool drain while in the care of the R&B superstar’s aunt, and that led Tameka to claim her children were in danger. The judge ultimately sided with Usher, denying Tameka custody and calling the near-drowning incident an “awful accident.”
Who is Tameka Foster? Tameka Foster is best known as Usher’s ex-wife, but before she met the singer, she’d established herself as celebrity stylist, having worked for Ciara, Dr. Dre and Nas, among others. When she began dating Usher, another of her clients, she was still married to designer Ryan Glover, and their romance became a hot topic among gossip bloggers—and haters. Some Usher fans weren’t exactly thrilled with the pairing, and then they got married in 2007, even Usher’s mom voiced her displeasure, refusing to attend the wedding, according to the Daily Beast.
Other than Usher’s ex-wife, who is Tameka Foster? Tameka Foster is a mother to five children, one of whom, Kile, died in July 2012 following a jet ski accident in Lake Lanier in Atlanta. Foster had her first child, a son named Darren, as a teenager in 1991, and Ryan and Kile followed in 1999 and 2001, while she was with Ryan Glover. She and Usher had Usher V and Naviyd Eli in 2007 and 2008. But who is Tameka Foster, other than a famous ex with two kids by a music star? She attended the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising, and she’s styled the likes of Patti Labelle, Aretha Franklin, Jay-Z, Chris Brown, and Mary J. Blige. One might also answer, “Who is Tameka Foster?” by calling her a philanthropist, as she co-founded Oakland Natives Give Back, a group that gives school supplies to low-income children in her California hometown. She’s also the founder of the Lost Ones Foundation, a nonprofit that times to motivate teenage girls.