Tanita Strahan Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 23 Aug, 2021
Facts of Tanita Strahan
Date of Birth: 1992
Birth Nation: Germany
Name Tanita Strahan
Father Michael Strahan
Mother Wanda Hutchins
Nationality German
Birth Place/City Germany
Ethnicity Mixed
Net Worth $300 thousand
Affair with Calenta Mincey
Boyfriend Calenta Mincey
Siblings one baby brother and two half-sisters
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Tanita Strahan is a German visual artist best known as the daughter of former NFL player and certified NFL star, Michael Strahan. She is also known for the wonderful visual art pieces that she creates using Watercolor, Ink, and Digital art. According to her profile on social media, she is self-employed and painting is her passion as well as a primary job.

Daughter of Michael Strahan

Tanita Strahan was born in 1992 in Germany to father Michael Strahan and mother Wanda Hutchins. She was born under the birth sign Scorpio and it describes her as competitive as well as loyal among other traits like possessive and vengeful. 

Her parents had tied the knot in 1992 but they got a divorce when she was only four years old. After the divorce, Michael got married to Jean Muggli. Tanita has a brother Michael Strahan Jr. and two twin half-sisters Isabella Strahan and Sophia Strahan, who was born in 2004.

Notably, her grandfather Gene Willie Strahan served in the US Army and reached the officer rank of Major. Also, her grandmother Louise Strahan was a basketball coach.

She is of mixed ethnicity and her nationality is German. She completed her education with a degree in Associate of Arts - AA, Design and Visual Communications from the Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising in Los Angeles, California.


Tanita is a visual artist who is currently self-employed. She is popular for her work where she uses watercolor, ink, and digital art, media for her art purposes. Strahan has kept her information regarding her career secret from the media despite being a child of a renowned football player.

Meanwhile, her father is a well-known former NFL star who played in the league for more than 15 years. He started his career by playing for his college team at Texas Southern University. He was seen as an NFL prospect from his junior year.

He was selected into the All-America first team, when he was a senior, with the Texas Southern Tigers. After this, he was drafted into the New York Giants in 1993 and he spent his whole career at the team establishing himself as one of the best players of his generation and retired in 2007.

Following his retirement, he hosted a couple of TV shows like Live! with Regis and Michael and Good Morning America. He entered the television industry as a co-host of Live! with Regis and Michael on September 4, 2012, after former co-host, Regis Philbin left in November 2011.  He left the show on April 19, 2016, and began working on Good Morning America. Strahan won a Daytime Emmy twice for "Outstanding Talk Show Host" during his time at the show. In 2016, ABC announced Michael as the host of the Summer revival of the $100,000 Pyramid which aires on Sunday night along with the Steve Harvey-hosted Celebrity Family Feud and Alec Baldwin-hosted Match Game.

Estimated Net Worth of $300 Thousand

Tanita Strahan is a low-key person who has kept her earnings and salary under the wrap to date. As of 2020, she has an estimated net worth of $300 thousand. According to Payscale, an average visual artist earns around $45,577 per year.

On the other hand, her father is one of the most well-known NFL players of all time and he has accumulated a handsome net worth from his NFL career and as a television host.

As of 2020, Michael Strahan has a total net worth of $65 million and has a salary of $17 million, according to Celebrity Net Worth. He earns from his residual checks and from his job as a football analyst on "Fox NFL Sunday".

In a Romantic Relationship with Calenta Mincey

Strahan is currently in a romantic relationship with her boyfriend, Calenta Mincey. It's unknown when the couple started dating but Strahan made her relationship official with an Instagram post on October 4, 2017.

In the post, she has shared the picture of her hugging a Calenta with the caption " #NationalBoyfriendDay". 

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Their Instagram photos show that they are going very strong together. 

Father Michael Strahan Married Twice in Life

Her father Michael Strahan has been living a single life as of January 2019, but he was married twice in the past. Firstly, he was married to, Wanda Hutchins, Tanita's mother. They got married in 1992 and have two kids together.

They welcomed their first child Tanita the same year they married and three years later, gave birth to their second child, a son Michael Anthony Strahan Jr. Soon after welcoming the second child together, the husband and wife went through a bitter dispute which led them to divorce in 1996. Three years later in 1999, he got married for the second time.

He is blessed with twin girls Sophia and Isabella Strahan with his second wife. He also got divorced from his second wife in 2006. Three years later he engaged Eddie Murphy‘s ex-wife, Nicole Mitchell Murphy, and 5 years after their engagement, they called off their engagement in 2014.