Born in Harlem raised in the Bronx New York, Taral Hicks was discovered at the age of 13 by Vy Higgenson at the Heckscher Theater in New York City. There is where she first gained the acting bug in the off broadway show called "Mama I Want To Sing". Taral enjoyed acting and singing with the show for 4 years. She auditioned for the role of Jane in the highly acclaimed film "A Bronx Tale" starring box office mega star Robert De Niro where after 15 callbacks and a nationwide search Taral Hicks was cast as "Jane". Her Film credits range from "HBO Subway Stories" with Rosie Perez, "A Just Cause" Starring Sean Connery and Blare Underwood, "The Preachers Wife" Starring Whitney Houston, "Belly" Starring Taral Hicks, Nas, DMX, Forbidden Fruits, Starring Freddro Starr, Taral Hicks, "The Salon" Starring Vivica Fox, and several more. Taral Hicks has made many Television appearances including "Soul Food" the series, "100 Centre Street", "Leaving Matt Waters" and a String of independent films.
Taral has done modeling for Essence Magazine, Akademicks Clothing Campaign, Carson Hair products
Taral Released "This Time" an album under the Motown Label , and quickly became loved for her sweet rendition of the remake song "Silly". Taral Hicks is a talented Actress and Singer who was recently cast in mega box office film director, Tyler Perrys "Aunt Bams Place" She is currently working on her new EP slated to release soon. Taral Hicks continues to explore all the talent God has blessed her with, and looks forward to continuing her journey in the entertainment business.