Tanita Strahan- The eldest daughter of Michael Strahan

Who is Tanita Strahan?

Tanita Strahan is the daughter of Michael Strahan from his first wife. Wanda Hutchins. She is the eldest of all Michael’s children. Michael married Wanda Hutchins, met in Germany when they were young. He was 14, and Tanita’s mother was 12. 

“Tanita” is a name of Russian origin and means “God is gracious.” 

Michael’s divorce from Jean Muggli brought Wanda and Tanita into the spotlight. Jean accused Michael of being an abusive person. However, the mother of Tanita, Wanda, testified in court about what a good dad he was to Tanita and protected him from allegations.

If it wasn’t for Wanda and Tanita Strahan, Michael might have had a lot of trouble.

The eldest daughter of Michael is an artist. She loves visual art and has found inspiration in her mother. 

Lets know more about Tanita Strahan

Tanita Strahan Biography
Tanita Strahan Biography

Quick facts

Full NameTanita Strahan
BirthdayNovember 10, 1992
Age30 years old
TraitsPositive: charming, beautiful, and well-balanced
Negative: vindictive and manipulative
BirthplaceMannheim, Germany
Currently residingLos Angeles, CA, USA
ParentsMichael Strahan,
Wanda Hutchins
GrandparentsGene Strahan,
Louise Strahan
Isabella Strahan,
Sophia Strahan,
Michael Strahan Jr
Marital statusIn a relationship
SpouseCalenta Mincey
EducationAssociate of Arts Degree, Visual Communications from FIDM (2010 – 2013)
ProfessionFreelance Graphic Designer (currently)
Digital & Visual Coordinator at SMAC Entertainment (2018-2020)
Net worthUSD 390,000
Social mediaInstagram,
HairBrown with a curly texture
Height5 feet 5 inches (1.64 m)
Eye colorBlack

early life

Childhood photo of Tanita Strahan
childhood picture of Tanita

Tanita Strahan was born in Germany in 1991 to the ex-defense football players Michael Strahan and Wanda Hutchins. She was born a year before her parent’s marriage. 

Tanita Strahan’s grandfather Gene Willie Strahan was a boxer and a former major in the U.S. Army. Her grandmother, Louise Strahan, was a notable basketball coach.

Her parents divorced when she was only five. Tanita’s parents divorced in 1996. It was a mutual decision. The divorce ended with shared custody.

Tanita lived with her mother, Wanda, in Germany initially. After she completed high school in Germany, Tanita and her younger brother Michael Strahan Jr. moved to the U.S. for further studies.

Michael and Wanda gave birth to Michael Strahan Jr. in 1995. Additionally, she has a sibling, Dorian, from Wanda.

Tanita graduated from FIDM with an Associate of Arts Degree in Visual Communications in 2013. Her degree has helped to hone her skills as a visual artist.

Tanita currently lives with her father and siblings in his house in Los Angeles, California. 

A recent collage of her father, Michael, with the caption #Girldad, has been a famous phrase among both Tanita and Michael fans. Despite all the chaos of separation, kids from both mothers share a peaceful and lovely relationship.

 Tanita is 5 feet 5 inches tall.


Michael Strahan (father)

Michael Strahan father of Tanita Strahan
Tanita’s father Michael strahan

Tanita’s father, Michael Strahan, was born in the USA. He is a former professional football player. He has played as a defensive end for the New York Giants.

After retiring from football, he started his career as an ABC co-host. He is also an analyst for Fox NFL Sunday.

Tanita resembles her dad a lot. She has a dark brown complexion and eyes from her father. Though she is still close to her dad, she spent most of her childhood in Germany with her mom and brother.

In 1996 he divorced Tanita’s mother, Wanda, and three years later married Jean Muggli in 1999.

Related: Biography of the father of Michael Strahan

Related: Biography of Jean Muggle, the second wife of Michael Strahan

Wanda Hutchins (mother)

Tanita’s mother, Wanda Hutchins

Tanita’s mother, Wanda Hutchins, is an interior designer by profession. She runs Wandaful Home Designs.

She was the one who inspired Tanita in visual arts. Wanda’s economic condition, media gaze, and the younger brother to care for all must have been too much for her as a child.0


Michael Strahan’s eldest daughter Tanita has only one biological sibling, a brother named Michael Strahan Jr. He was born on September 12, 1995.

After graduating from high school, he interned at his father’s show ‘Good Morning America’. He also appeared in the show in August 2018.

Currently, he is a marketing assistant at SMAC entertainment.

Tanita has half-siblings, Isabella and Sophia, born to her father’s second wife, Jean Muggli, in 2004.

Unlike Tanita, with their father’s highlight as a famous television host, the twin’s Isabella and Sophia have active social media profiles.

They have even appeared in basketball matches and a few parties with Michael.


According to her Instagram post, Tanita is currently dating a handsome young man Calera Mincey. They can be seen posting cute couple photos on Instagram.

Tanita Strahan with her boyfriend
Tanita Strahan with her boyfriend

There is no further information about how they met, when they started dating formally, and other whereabouts of the relationship.

Unlike her father, Tanita has not revealed her private life and relationship history to the media. However, some say that she started her relationship in 2017.


As an artist, She uses watercolor, ink, and digital art to produce wonderful-looking visual artwork.

Her artworks show the use of vibrant colors and represent glorious youth. She also uses aquarelle paintings to flaunt her unique painting skills and media for photography.

You can check out Tanita Strahan’s artwork at tanitasgallery.com.

Her father’s personality went a long way toward giving her the spotlight.

Strahan came first into the limelight as Michael’s daughter during his first divorce.

Tanita Strahan Net worth

Tanita Strahan’s net worth has not been confirmed. Although she makes some money as a visual artist, her income has not yet been determined.

It is estimated that she earns about USD 45k annually from her artwork. However, some report her net worth is USD 390k.

Social media

Since her parents separated, Tanita and Michael Jr. had to grow up hiding from the media.

Unlike her mother, Tanita is quite active on social media these days. She posts photographs that help to explain her art and fashion sense.

She is active on social media as it has become a great platform to share her art, design, friends, and family pictures.

Tanita Strahan Instagram

Her Instagram username is @tanitaa.st

She has more than 6.8 k followers and often shows off her artwork, shoulder tattoo, childhood memories, and more.

She has a sophisticated yet casual look in her dress-up. However, she seems a little camera-shy and often tries to do her own thing.

Tanita still has a long way to go. Her career has just started, and she has been brilliant so far. This kid grew up pretty well and is gaining popularity as a gorgeous lady in arts.


What does Tanita Strahan do?

Tanita is a visual artist and has an art gallery. Her artwork consists of colorfully painted portraits and digital art.
She also has a YouTube channel named The Infinite Finesse Podcast.

How old is Tanita Strahan?

Born on November 10, 1992, Tanita Strahan is currently 30 years old.

Who is Tanita Strahan mother?

Tanita Strahan’s mother is an interior designer named Wanda Hutchins. She is the first wife of the famous NBA player and TV host, Michael Strahan. 
Tanita’s mother is also the ‘Wandaful Home Designs owner.

Does Tanita Strahan have a twin?

No, Tanita does not have a twin. Instead, she has a biological brother named Michael Strahan Jr., born in 1995. In addition, Tanita has twin step-sisters, Isabella and Sophia, who were born to their father’s second wife, Jean Muggli.

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