What people love so much about reality TV shows is that they give you an insight into the kind of lifestyle your favorite celebrity lives in, you get a front-row seat to learn more about them and every minute of their lives on camera. For those familiar with Vh1’s television reality show, Love and Hip Hop: New York, the name Tara Wallace is definitely a familiar name. Is she like any other reality TV star or not? We’ll find out further down.
Tara Wallace’s Biography (Age)
Tara Wallace, also known as Taranasha Wallace, was born on September 30, 1982, in McComb, Mississippi, United States of America. Tara is educated, she has a degree in dramatic arts from Jackson State University. She also holds a master’s degree in fine arts from the New York School of Acting for Acting Studios. Her passion for acting grew extensively when she came to Jackson State University where she later got a degree in dramatic arts.
Tara is best known for her appearance on the reality TV show Love and Hip Hop: New York. She is the manager of a restaurant in the meatpacking district of New York City. In 2013 she achieved fame when she got the chance to play in the fourth season of Love and Hip Hop: New York.
Before Tara moved into the mainstream, she shot a series of community theatre and cabaret commercials. She started her career in a virgin megastore in downtown New York City. Her opportunity to go mainstream came when she was offered a role in the reality series Love and Hip Hop: New York 2013 by Vh1. The reality show revolves around the everyday life of women who are either into hip-hop and dating or are dating / married to a hip-hop star.
The reality TV show can pride itself on putting Tara in the spotlight, but Tara is enormously famous for her complicated and real love triangle between her longtime boyfriend and rap star Peter Gunz and Love and Hip-Hop: New York co-star, Amina Buddafly, who also happens to be married to Peter. Tara met and began dating Peter in 2000, they were together for 13 long years, during which time they had two sons, Kaz and Jamison. The couple never got engaged or married, although they had two children together. Things started to move sideways when Peter met Amina on the sets of Love and Hip Hop: New York. Things became even more interesting when Peter started to go out with Amina, and eventually, they both formed the bond of marriage.
Although Peter was married to Amina, his relationship with Tara was still on good terms. Peter once described his relationship with Tara as one of his friends with advantages. Her fair continued even after Amina had her first daughter for him.
In 2016, Tara went to bed for her and Peter’s third son, Gunner Ethan Pankey. The amazing thing about this love triangle was that the trio Peter, Tara, and Amina were all cool and very open with their relationships and allowed the media to pry into their private lives, and none of the three seemed to be disturbed or complained about the relationship. Shortly after Tara’s third child for Peter, Amina also brought her second daughter to bed with Peter.
At present, the couple Tara and Peter seem to be on shaky ground, and close sources revealed that they may have separated for good. Tara was caught on the air when she said she would not be reuniting with Peter anytime soon. She explained that she was deeply hurt and humiliated by his actions.
Tara Wallace’s Family and Kids
A part of Tara’s life that her fans don’t know yet is her family background. Although she is known to speak openly about her personal matters, there is still no information about her parents and siblings. Tara has three children with Peter Gunz. All boys: Jamison Wallace the first of the three children is ten years old. The second is Kaz Wallace, five years old, and the last is Ethan Pankey, who is only two years old. Tara had her first two children with Peter when they were together and later the third when Peter was already married to Amina. There were rumors of a fourth child on the way, but Tara was quick to dismiss all rumors of pregnancy with Peter’s fourth child or that of another man.
After her career as one of the leading artists in the TV reality show Love and Hip-Hop: New York, Tara has accumulated a pretty good amount of wealth for herself. Her net worth is about $150,000.
- Tara runs a restaurant in downtown New York
- She is not married yet
- It stands at a height of 1.60 m
- She weighs about 52kg-53kg
- She was born in McComb (Mississippi) before she moved to New York.
- She was together with rap star Peter Gunz for 13 years before he was later married to Tara’s reality co-star Amina.