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Tanya Haden Is Jack Black’s Wife: Bio, Marriage, 5 Unknown Facts

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Tanya Haden is a musician who has become even more famous as the wife of talented American actor, Jack Black. She has also come from a very famous family as most of her other family members including her father, Charlie Haden are musicians. Tanya is a member of The Haden Triplets.

While there are many things known about her because of the level of her fame, there are still many things to know:

Quick Profile of Tanya Haden Black

  • Full name: Tanya Haden Black
  • Date of Birth: October 11, 1971
  • Age: 50 years old
  • Zodiac: Libra
  • Place of birth: New York City, New York, U.S.
  • Nationality: American
  • Father: Charlie Haden
  • Mother: Ellen Haden
  • Siblings: Petra, Rachel, and Josh Haden
  • Ethnicity: Caucasian
  • Career: Singer and artist
  • Famous for: Being a member of The Harden Triplets
  • Relationship Status: Married
  • Husband: Jack Black
  • Children: Thomas David Black, Samuel Jason Black
  • Net worth: $2 million
  • Height:  5 feet 7 inches (1.70 m)

Tanya Haden Black Was Born To A Famous Parent


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It was as Tanya Haden Black that the musician was born on 11 October 1971 in New York, New York, United States. She was born to the famous musician, Charlie Haden, and his ex-wife, Ellen Haden. Tanya was brought up alongside her older brother, Josh Haden, and her triplet sisters, Rachel Haden and Petra Haden.

Raised in Los Angeles, the marriage between her parents came to an end in 1976 and her father who was well known as the bassist who had a great influence on jazz music in the 1950s went on to marry a second wife, Ruth Cameron. He was with her until his death in 2014.

Following the divorce between her parents, Tanya and her siblings were mostly raised by their mother, Ellen David, although her father was still involved.

As regards her education, Tanya got her high school education from the performing arts and science school, Crossroads School before going to the San Francisco State University. She also went to the California Institute of the Arts from where she got an MFA degree.

Tanya Haden Became Jack Black’s Wife in 2006

The love story between Jack and Tanya began when they were still teenagers in high school, although that was not where they began to date. Revealing how he met his wife, Jack Black stated that it all began when he was 18 years old and a high school student. He had always admired Tanya from afar, but he was very shy to ask her out. This was even after they appeared in a school production together.

Black did not get to ask Tanya out even as he continued to admire and be fascinated by her, many years after high school. He would go on to date actress Laura Kightlinger for close to 10 years before they later broke up.

A few months after the breakup, Jack and Tanya reconnected and started dating. The actor referred to his then-new woman as his soul mate and he felt he had wasted 15 years of his life waiting for his chance. Less than a year after they started dating, Jack and Tanya eloped in 2006 and got married.

Tanya and Jack Black Have 2 Kids

Over 16 years after their marriage, the couple is still having a great union. More so they are proud parents of two amazing kids; Thomas David Black and Samuel Jason Black.

Their first child, Samuel Jason Black was born on June 10, 2006, which means he is currently 16  years old. He was birthed at the Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California, United States. He is also following the artistic paths of his parents as a voice actor, actor, musician, and gamer amongst other things.

The second child, Thomas David Black was born on 23 May 2008 in Los Angeles, California. For now, the 14 years old is still yet to have a defined career path.

Other Facts To Know About Her

1. She is a musician with The Haden Triplets

As indicated, Tanya Haden Black is a triplet with her sisters, Petra and Rachel. The three have always loved singing since they were children, so it wasn’t surprising when they started their music group, The Haden Tripletsunder which they have been singing for many years. However, it was only n 2014 that they got to release their first album, The Haden Triplets.

They released their second album, The Family Songbook in 2020.

2. Tanya is from a line of creatives

Apart from her father and sisters being involved in the music business, Tanya also has her brother, Josh Haden as a musician. He is More so, even before her birth, her father has been singing since he was only 2 years old as he was born into the Haden Family known for country and American folk music. They had their own radio show known as Haden Family.

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3. She is a painter also

More than music, Tanya is also an artist and painter. She has an interest in animation, something she studied at CalArts.

4. How rich is Tanya Black

Tanya Haden has a net worth of $2 million which came about through her involvement in arts and music, which are the two things that have contributed most to her fortune. While her net worth is significant, it still falls below her husband whose net worth is  $50 Million. 

5. Physical features of Tanya Haden Black

Tanya is a very beautiful woman who has a rather good height. She stands at 5 feet 7 inches tall which puts her slightly taller than her husband who is 5 feet 6 inches tall. Her body weight is put at 127 pounds while her eye color is brown, the same as her hair color.

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