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Relationship Facts of Tanya Wright

Tanya Wright is not having an affair with anyone presently.
Her sexual orientation is straight.

Is Tanya Wright single?

Currently, Tanya Wright is single. She keeps her personal life private and has not shared any info about her past and present affairs. She might be focusing on her career at the moment. If we find any information about her relationship we will update you soon.

Tanya Wright: Biography in Details

Who Is Tanya Wright?

Tanya Wright is an entrepreneur, actress, and author of American nationality. She is best known for landing the role of Crystal in an American comedy-drama television series Orange Is the New Black.

Likewise, she is also known for her roles in Parker Lewis Can’t Lose, Police Academy: The Series, and The Wayans Bros.

Tanya Wright- Bio, Age, Parents, Siblings, Ethnicity, Education

Tanya Wright was born on May 3, 1981, in New York City, U.S. As of 2024, she is 42 years old. Her full name is  Tanya Patrice Wright.

She is American by nationality and her ethnicity is Afro-American. Similarly, her birth sign is Taurus.

Moreover, she was born to a 15-year-old mother, Debra Fraser-Howze. Her mother is an AIDS activist. However, there is no info about her father. Likewise, she has a sister named Sheena Wright who is an American nonprofit executive and civil servant.

Speaking about her educational background, she went to the Oliver Scholars Program. She completed high school at George School, a private Quaker school in Pennsylvania. Later, she attended Vassar College where she received a degree in Independent Studies/Comparative Literature. She earned a Master of Education from Harvard University.

Tanya Wright-Professional Life, Careers

Talking about her career, she began her acting career in 1986 landing the role of Tanya Simpson in an American television sitcom The Cosby Show. She had a small role in several series including Parker Lewis Can’t Lose, Beverly Hills, 90210, and The Jamie Foxx Show.

She played the role of Andrea in an American television sitcom Moesha that aired on UPN from January 23, 1996, to May 14, 2001. In 2002, she portrayed the character of Maya Anderson in an American police procedural television series NYPD Blue.

From 2013 to 2018, she depicted the character of Crystal in an American comedy-drama television series Orange Is the New Black.

Her other television series appearances credit include:

  • The District as Laura Clayson/Annette Haywood
  • 24 as Patty Brooks
  • The Handler as Marcy
  • Strong Medicine as Lily’s Mother
  • Windfall as Dr. Bailey
  • ER Megan as Strand
  • Standoff as Diana Marsh
  • True Blood Deputy as  Kenya Jones
  • The Good Wife as Liana Depaul

She has also worked in several films including The Brothers, Butterfly Rising, My Christmas Inn, and many more. She has also received the Screen Actor’s Guild (SAG) Award, Best Acting Ensemble for playing the character of Crystal Burset in Orange is the New Black

Tanya Wright-Net Worth, Salary

Talking about her earnings, Tanya has earned a considerable amount of money as an actress. Most of her earnings are from acting, movies, television series, and other business ventures.

The info about her salary and net worth is under review.

Rumors, Controversy

Tanya has not been involved in controversy till now. She keeps her personal life private and has kept herself away from scandals and rumors. She ignores the activities that affect her career and image.

Body Features Height, Weight

She has maintained a good body shape and stands at a decent height. Similarly, she has black hair and light color eyes. Her other body measurements including height, weight, waist-bust-hip size, dress size, and shoe size are under review.

Social Media

The actress is quite active on social media. She has accumulated around 8.4k followers on Instagram and around 20.4k on Twitter. Similarly, she holds around 4k followers on Facebook.

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