Tichina Arnold is an American actress and singer, she has a net worth of $12.5 million. Tichina Arnold has earned her net worth from her role as Pamela James on the FOX Network sitcom Martin; she is also well-known for her role in the UPN/CW sitcom Everybody Hates Chris as Rochelle. She was born on June 28, 1971 in Queens, New York; she was educated at the Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School of Music & Art and Performing Arts. She started singing at church at the young age of four, and then at the age of eight she won a part in the play titled The Me Nobody Knows performed at the Billie Holiday Theater in Brooklyn. From there her career continued to grow performing in several theatres and supper clubs. In 1983 she landed her first TV movie role in The Brass Ring. She has her own company that designs headgear called "China Moon Rags". These designer headbands are Swarovski crystal-embroidered bandanas, many famous celebrities have been seen wearing her designs such as; Tisha Campbell, Janet Jackson, Vivica A. Fox, Regina King, Christina Aguilera and Lisa Raye McCoy. Arnold has one daughter with her partner music producer Carvin Haggins. After Alijah Kai was born on March 16, 2004 she stopped production of her headgear. In addition to her role on the sitcom Martin Tichina also starred as Nicole Barnes on the sitcom One on One. She also starred in two major films with her former co-star Martin Lawrence, in 2000 the movie Big Momma's House, and in the 2007 movie Wild Hogs. Recently on stage she has performed in The Wiz Revival at the NY City Center as the part of Evillene and The Wicked Witch of the West. She currently stars as the best friend of Fran Drescher in the TV Land sitcom "Happily Divorced", this new series is based on Fran Drescher's former marriage.