Get to Know Tanita Strahan, Michael Strahan’s Eldest Daughter!

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Tanita Strahan came to fame for being the eldest daughter of the Good Morning America co-host, Michael Strahan, and his ex-wife, Wanda Hutchins.

The visual artist and podcaster is currently dating fellow artist, Calenta Mincey.

Early Life of Tanita

Tanita Strahan was born on November 10, 1991, in the USA. Michael was only 22 and Wanda was 21 during her birth.

She is the granddaughter of Gene Willie and Louis Strahan. Her grandfather was a Major of the US Army.

Michael Strahan and His Kids.
Michael wishes his kids Valentine’s Day on Feb 14, 2021.
Source: Instagram

She grew up with her sibling, Michael Strahan Jr, and three half-siblings, Dorian, Sophia, and Isabella Strahan.

Dating Calenta Mincey

Tanita Strahan is currently dating her boyfriend, Calenta Mincey. He’s an art illustrator and singer. Her boyfriend released his debut album, Graveyard on June 27, 2019.

Tanita wishes her boyfriend a happy birthday.
Tanita and Calenta started dating in 2008.
Source: Instagram

The couple has been together since 2008. They first met when they were 18 and soon fell in love. The pair have already celebrated their 10th anniversary.

Tanita Strahan and Her Boyfriend, Calenta Mincey clicking mirror selfies.
Tanita and Calenta have been together for over a decade now.
Source: Instagram

Career as a Visual Artist and Podcaster

The 29-year-old Tanita Strahan is a visual artist by profession. She started doing art in 2013 to get rid of her stress doing a retail job but fell in love with it.

Tanita and Her Artwork.
Tanita fell in love with art.
Source: Instagram

Now, she sells her artwork through her website, Tanita’s Gallery Shop. Her shop has artworks ranging from $50 to $175.

Apart from art, Tanita is also the co-host of The Infinite Finesse Podcast with her friend, CC Lorraine. On their podcast, the duo talks about “mental health, wellness, and overcoming life’s obstacles mindfully from a millennial’s perspective.” Their last podcast Season 2 Episode 5 was broadcasted on April 14, 2021.

The Infinite Finesse Podcast Season 2 Episode 1.

Strahan is quite active on her socials. Her Instagram handle, has over 7.6K followers. She also posts on her Facebook, @tanita.hutchins regularly.

Tanita’s Tattoos

Tanita is quite a tattoo lover. She has inked several parts of her body.

Collage of Tanita Strahan's Tattoos.
A collage of Tanita Strahan’s Tattoos.
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On her right forearm, she has inked X.XI.MCMXCI. It denotes her birth date which is “10/11/1991“. She has written “For Beauty is Found Within” on her beauty bone.

Similarly, “Loyalty” is written on her right oblique, and “an elephant’s head” is drawn on her left oblique.

Parents Separated After Four Years of Marriage

Michael Strahan and Wanda Hutchins walked down the aisle in 1992 a few months after their eldest daughter was born. The duo first met at Manheim Christian Academy and dated for around five years before tying the knot.

The college sweethearts started facing problems soon after their marriage. Unfortunately, their marriage ended in divorce four years later in 1996.

The duo received joint custody of their children. However, they preferred to stay more with their mom.

Old Photo of Michael, Wanda, and Michael Jr.
Tanita and Michael Jr chose to spend more time with their mother after their parents’ divorce.
Source: Instagram

After her divorce, Wanda hasn’t dated anyone. In contrast, Michael married Jean Muggli and welcomed twin daughters with her. Their relationship didn’t work out as well and they separated after seven years.

After his second divorce, Michael dated Stefani Vara and Marianna Hewitt. He was even engaged to Eddie Murphy‘s ex-wife, Nicole Mitchell Murphy. Since 2015, he has been dating his girlfriend, Kayla Quick.

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