“Welcome Back Home”
Diane Mathis was born in the city of Detroit. She knew at an early age that she wanted to entertain. At the early age of fourteen she signed her first recording contract with Golden World Records as the lead singer of the Debonaires. Her first recording with Golden World Records How’s Your New Love Treating You charted at number 12 on the national charts.
In 1968 Diane went solo with Capital Records and recorded two single How Does it feel and Love is all around. She went on to sing background for various artist such as Issac Hayes, Johnnie Taylor and Donald Bird. Diane has performed for the 70’s PBS Special K.C and the SunShine Get Down Tonight singing back ground for such artist such as Wild Cherry Bonnie Pointer, Leo Sayers , and Chic.
She also became the female vocalist with the Legendary Platters in Vegas after being discoved singing with a road show band that traveled from the east to the west coast. Diane has traveled from Europe to the Figi Islands performing Diane started her acting career in the fourth grade her first production was the HMS Penefore which was the beginning of her love for the theater.
In High School she wrote short plays for the drama department and performed puppet shows for the grade school students of her Catholic School. She later joined a local theatric company where she performed in various comedic and dramatic production around Michigan. such as Karma’s Lunch Wine in the Wilderness, What’s Going On , The Laundro Mat, Monkey Mountain , Mixed and The Story of Sam Cooke. Diane did her first movie role in Politics As Usual.
Diane has done national commercial work for Ford Motor Company, Little Caesar’s Pizza in English and in Spanish. She has written and produced commercials for local establishments in the Detroit area. Diane is a member of the two time Detroit Music Award’s Best Gospel Choir , The Gospel Truth who has performed for Oprah Winphry , Ayala Vanzant, and Les Brown.
Her performances have inspired her to write her own productions chronicaling her experiences traveling around the world performing. Diane is working on her own movie production “Bar Stars” and wishes to thank every producer and director who recognized her talents and helped her develope into a polished, confident singer and actress.