Tanika Ray Bio, Age, Height, Husband, Salary, Net Worth, Extra

Tanika Ray Biography

Tanika Ray is an eminent American dancer, actress, and entertainment reporter from Washington D.C.. currently working for Extra as the co-host.

She launched her career as a professional dancer with different artists such as the Backstreet Boys,  Peter Andre, Will Smith, Brandy Norwood, and the late singer Aaliyah.

Later, Ray began acting, guest-starring in various shows such as NYPD Blue, Living Single,  Family Matters, and The Wayans Bros.

Also, Ray made appearances on music-oriented shows including Soul Train, the short-lived late-night talk show based on Vibe, and Motown Live Show.

In Wheel of Fortune, Wheel of Fortune 2000, She made appearances as a motion-capture character who provided the body and voice movements of the computer-animated hostess “Cyber Lucy” for the children’s version. During this period,  She served as an official voice of CBS Saturday Mornings.

She later started hosting various TV shows such as Robotica which was co-hosted by Ahmet Zappa for TLC. Also, Ray co-hosted  Lifetime Now for Lifetime TV with Linda Dano. She hosted another show after multiple seasons of Lifetime Nowb on Lifetime called Head2Toe.

She became a New York correspondent in 2004 for the entertainment magazine show called Extra (TV series). Tanika was then promoted to the host of the show’s weekend edition called Extra’s Weekend Show after two years. the promotion required her to relocate to Los Angeles.

Tanika Ray Age

Tanika was born in Washington D.C., United States of America on January 25, 1972. She is 49 years old.

Tanika Ray Height

Ray stands at a moderate height of 5 ft 5 inches ( Approx 1.65m).

Tanika Ray Education

Ray joined an all-female predominately African-American school named Spelman College. Later, Tanika joined the University of New York University and studied theater.

Tanika Ray Family

Tanika was born in Washington D.C., United States of America to her loving and caring father and mother. She grew up in Los Angeles, California. Ray belongs to African- the American ethnicity but holds American nationality by birth.

Tanika Ray Husband

Tanika and her fiance P. Frank Williams, a TV producer kept their relationships under the radar until they were seen together celebrating the impending arrival of their baby pretty girl named Nyla in 2015. She started a serious relationship with Williams in 2013.

Tanika Ray Kid

She has a pretty daughter called Nyla.

Tanika Ray Salary

Tanika earns an annual salary of $67,395 per year as the co-host for Extra.

Tanika Ray Net Worth

Ray has an approximate net worth of $3 million.

Tanika Ray Career

In 2009, She left Extra and became a host of  TBS Weekend Extra on TBS and CWNOW on the CW. Tanika hosted a one-hour special, on the movie Precious for TV Guide Network, For the Love of Ray J. 2 Reunion Special for VH1, as well as TV Guide’s Oscar Pre-Show On the Red Carpet. In addition, Tanika hosted a one-hour special on Sex and the City 2.

Ray made frequent appearances as a guest panelist and on programs on Showbiz Tonight on HLN (TV channel) on MSNBC, CNN, and Fox News Channel. Also, She hosted season seven of HGTV’s Design Star before going back to Extra in 2017.

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