They say old is gold, but a lot of efforts needs to be put in place for the old to remain shiny and valuable as it was in the beginning. Tanya Roberts is a legendary actress who has worked hard to ensure she remains relevant in the acting field and video production industry. In this article, we are going to learn more of the net worth of Tanya Roberts in 2019.
Early Life & Biography
Tanya Roberts was born Victorial Leigh Blum on 15th October 1955. Tanya hails from the Bronx, New York City and she is the second born in her family. Tanya’s mum is of Jewish descent and her dad is of Irish descent and has an older sister by the name Barbara. Tanya’s dad worked in Manhattan as a fountain pen salesman while they lived in central Bronx.
They however relocated to Toronto New York with her mum where she started her career. Tanya left high school at the age of 15 and started hitchhiking across the United States. After sometime, she returned to New York where she became a cover and fashion model. Tanya later on joined Actors Studio to study under the name Tanya Roberts.
Before her career had kicked off completely, she met psychology student Barry Roberts and fell in love with each other. Barry later proposed to Tanya in a subway station and the two were soon married and started working together in the film industry. The couple later moved to Hollywood to enable Barry pursue his screenwriting career. The beauty of their marriage was however cut short after Barry’s death in 2006. This also marked the end of Tanya’s career in the film industry.
Career, Awards & Nominations
Tanya’s career debut was in TV ads for Excedrin, Clairol, Cool Ray sunglasses and Ultra Brite where she worked as a model. She later started taking some serious roles in the Picnic and Antigone which were off-Broadway productions. The first film she appeared in was a horror film titled ‘Forced Entry’ in 1975. This was followed by ‘The Yum Yum Girls’ which was a comedy film released in 1976.
After she was fully established in the film industry, she has appeared in several other films which include; Charlie’s Angels, The Beastmaster, Heart and Armour, Murder Me, Murder You, Mike Hammer, Queen of the Jungle among many others.
Net Worth & Earnings
Tanya Roberts has an estimated net worth of approximately $12 million. Although she is talented in many areas including acting and modeling, much of her wealth and income is from her acting career as she has appeared in over 40 films and television series. She has also appeared as a cover model in various magazines.
Tanya Roberts is a successful actress, model and a production manager. She also loved her husband so much that she was forced to retire from acting when he got terminally ill in 2001. Although they were married for more than 20 years, they were not blessed with children.