Tanya Tucker

Tanya Tucker is a well known and respected American singer and also a music writer. She rose to fame after her song Delta Dawn became a hit.

What is Tanya Tucker’s Age?

Tanya Tucker was born Tany Dennise Tucker on 10th October 1958 in Seminole, a city in Texas. She is an American by nationality and belongs to the white ethnic group. Her father’s name is Jesse Tucker and her mother’s name is Juanita Tucker. She has three siblings two brothers named Don Tucker and Robert Tucker and a sister named La Costa.

Besides, she has not provided any details about her educational background.

Tanya Tucker Body Measurements

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Tanya Tucker has a height of 5 ft 7 inches and weighs 62 kg. She has a body measurement of 37-29-35 inches. Her hair color is blonde and has dark brown eyes.

Tanya Tucker Career, Album

Just at the age of 13, Tanya Tucker sent a demo tape of her song to producer Billy Sherrill. He was so impressed by her that he immediately signed her to Columbia Records. She released her first single named Delta Dawn and it became an instant hit and thus marked the beginning of her career. Thanks to her Grammy Award nominee song that she became the first country musician to ever appear on the cover of ‘Rolling Stones Magazine.’

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Some of her most popular songs are “Blood Red and Goin’ Down, Lizzie and the Rainman, Texas, What’s Your Mama’s Name and so forth. After having so much success at a very young age she went through some rough times in her career in the 1980s. After that, Tanya Tucker released her hit single One Love at a Time. It boosted her career and her rough time ended. Many of her albums have been ranked on the Top Country Albums chart and have also received Gold certifications by the RIAA.

Tanya Tucker Relationship, Children

Tany Tucker has a very long dating history. She dated Glen Campbell for over a year from 1980 to 1981. After her breakup with Glen, she had a short relationship with Merle Haggard, Andy Gibb, and Don Johnson.

After that, Tanya Tucker started dating Ben Reed. She gave birth to her first child Presley Tanita (daughter) and after their son, Grayson was born. Sadly their relationship ended.

Likewise, after dating for a while Tanya Tucker got engaged to musician Jerry Laseter. Although they didn’t get married she gave birth to her third child Layla LaCosta (daughter).

What is Tanya Tucker’s Net Worth?

Tanya Tucker has earned a huge income from her successful career. As of 2021, she has a net worth of $60 million.

Social Media: Instagram, Twitter

Source: Tanya Tucker’s Instagram

Tanya Tucker is active on social media. She has 167K followers on Instagram and has 40.4K followers on Twitter. Likewise, she has more than 739.9K followers on her official Facebook account.

Facts of Tanya Tucker

Full NameTanya Tucker
Marital StatusNot Identified
Net Worth$60 Million
Date Of BirthOctober 10, 1958
Age62 years 11 months
Place Of BirthSeminole, Texas, United States
ProfessionSinger-songwriter, Actress, Country music artist
PartnerBen Reed, Jerry Laseter
ChildrenPresley Tanita Tucker, Layla LaCosta Laseter, Beau Grayson Tucker
ParentsJesse Tucker, Juanita Tucker
SiblingsLa Costa, Don Tucker, Robert Tucker
NicknamesTucker Tanya , Tanya Denise Tucker , Tucker, Tanya
AwardsAcademy of Country Music Awards(1972, 1993), Country Music Association Awards (1991, 1994), CMT's 40 Greatest Women of Country Music (1997, 2002)
Record LabelsTuckertime, Liberty, Capitol Nashville, Arista. MCA, Saguaro Road, Columbia Records, MCA Records (1975-)
AlbumsMy Turn (2009), Classic (2012), Live at Billy Bob's Texas (2005), TNT (1978), Tania (2002), Greatest Hits (1989), My Turn (2009), Girls Like Me (1986)
NominationsTexas Country Music Hall of Fame, Best Female Country Vocal Performance (173,1975, 1989, 1992, 1994), Best Female Rock Vocal Performance (1980, 19888, 1989, 1992, 1993)
MoviesJeremiah Johnson (1972), The Rebels (1979), Hard Country (1981)
TV ShowsTuckerville (2005-2006), The Tonight Show, Super Bowl XXVIII ( half-time show)
FacebookTanya Tucker Facebook
TwitterTanya Tucker Twitter
InstagramTanya Tucker Instagram
MySpaceTanya Tucker MySpace
IMDBTanya Tucker IMDB
AllmusicTanya Tucker Allmusic

Quotes of Tanya Tucker

1It's a lonely business being ballsy.

Quick Facts of Tanya Tucker

1Release of her book, "Nickel Dreams: My Life". [1997]
2Release of her book, "100 Ways to Beat the Blues". [2005]
3Father of her children is Ben Reed.
4Suffered from depression.
5Her father had a fatal heart attack on Thanksgiving, 2006. Was her mentor, coach and manager.
6Daughter Layla born 1999.
7Older sister is LaCosta Tucker.
8Dated fellow country singer Glen Campbell briefly in the late 1970s and early 1980s.
9Other major hits included "The Man that Turned My Mama On" (1974); "Don't Believe My Heart Can Stand Another You" and "You've Got Me to Hold On To" (1976); "It's a Cowboy Lovin' Night" (1977); "Texas When I Die" (1979); "Can I See You Tonight" (1981); "One Love At a Time" (1986); "Love Me Like You Used To" (1987); "My Arms Stay Open All Night" (1989); "Down to My Last Teardrop" and "(Without You) What Do I Do With Me" (1991); "Some Kind of Trouble" (1992); "It's a Little Too Late" and "Soon" (1993); and "Hangin' In" (1994).
10Other No. 1 hits in her career included "Blood Red and Goin' Down" (1973); "Would You Lay with Me (In a Field of Stone)" (1974); "Lizzie and the Rainman" and "San Antonio Stroll" (1975); "Here's Some Love" (1976); "Just Another Love" (1986); "I Won't Take Less than Your Love" (1988, with Paul Davis and Paul Overstreet); "If it Don't Come Easy" and "Strong Enough to Bend" (also 1988); and "Two Sparrows in a Hurricane" (1992).
11Was the second country singer to have a No. 1 country single as a teen-ager with "What's Your Mama's Name" (1973); at age 19, Jean Shepard was the first in 1953.
12At 13, scored her first charted single on Billboard magazine's country singles chart with "Delta Dawn" (1972). Was discovered by Billy Sherrill, who gave her "Delta Dawn".
13Daughter Presley Tanita (born June 1989); son Beau Grayson (born 1991, same day she won a CMA award).
14Country singer

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Awards of Tanya Tucker




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