Tammy Peterson – Bio, Age, Everything About Jordan Peterson’s Wife

While some people marry out of love and others out of convenience, it appears that Tammy Peterson’s marriage solves both problems for her and her husband. She is married to Jordan B. Peterson. Jordan has said on many occasions that Tamara, who is a trained massage therapist, is like the calm within the storm. He is very grateful for her, just like the plethora of children she has taken care of over the last two decades of her life.

Tammy Peterson’s Bio (Age)

Tammy was born Tammy Roberts in the Province of Alberta, Canada, on June 3, 1965. There is no information available regarding her parents, siblings, education, and experiences during her early years.

For her University education, the Canadian attended the University of Alberta. After that, Tammy decided to pursue a career as a massage therapist. Whether she owned her own business or worked under someone else’s employ remains unknown. After she married Jordan Peterson, Tammy decided to transition from massage therapy into a full-time foster parent role.

The former therapist is a strong believer in giving kids a roof over their head especially in their formative years. She has stated how important it is for them to have somewhere to come back to regardless of if they excel or do something terrible. Tammy has been a foster parent for well over two decades. In that time, most of her foster kids have grown up and returned to their orphanages. Some of the others were able to find permanent foster homes and settle nicely.

Relationship With Jordan Peterson

It may seem that Tammy Peterson spends all her time taken care of foster kids that she hasn’t had time to focus on building her own family. However, the foster parent has two kids with her husband Jordan. They have a son named Julian Peterson and a daughter named Mikhaila Peterson. They were both raised by Tammy and her husband in Canada.

Tammy Peterson
Tammy Peterson with her husband and kids

It is unclear how long they were in a relationship, however, Tammy tied the knot with Jordan Peterson sometime in 1989. Jordan never hesitates to serenade his wife whenever the opportunity presents itself. He has stated several times that she is the reason he stays humble and grounded. Tammy’s husband handles a multi-facetious responsibility, to say the least. He is an author and a professor of psychology at the University of Toronto. Besides his writing and academic responsibilities, he is also a traveling speaker and a trained clinical psychologist.

Things To Know About Tammy Peterson

1. By reason of her husband’s often unconventional views on sensitive topics, Tammy is no stranger to tension and media backlash. Her husband is not one to shy away from what he believes in and he loves to say what he feels is right, regardless of the backlash. Jordan attributes his wife for keeping him from over-reacting in tensed situations. He is the author of two very popular books – Maps of Meaning and 12 Rules of Life, the former elicited some serious backlash from the media and the general public for his stance on some hot button issues.

2. Tammy Peterson has known Jordan more or less all her life. Tammy met him when they were just kids; she was eight years old at the time. Jordan will later reveal that he was immediately taken by her and while in fifth grade, he had told his father that he was going to marry her. Tammy also liked some things about him at the time, but she was jealous of the fact that he wore glasses since she had always wanted to wear glasses herself. She only admitted this to him about 20 years later.

3. Tammy may go by Jordan’s last name now. However, when she was 13, Jordan overheard a conversation she was having with a friend. Tammy said that when she got married, she would never take her husband’s last name. On hearing that, Jordan entered the house and Tammy jokingly proposed to him.

See Also: Lori Bakker – Bio, Age, Net Worth, All About Jim Bakker’s Wife

4. Jordan and Tammy Peterson also used to play together a lot when they were kids. She especially loved playing croquet with him because she was much better than him at the game and always dominated him whenever they played.

5. Jordan Peterson’s wife left her job as a massage therapist after getting married. However, before she became a full-time foster parent, she worked for a while as her husband’s personal assistant and adviser. She stills fulfills the latter role, one which her husband is grateful for. It was her love for kids and her pain at seeing many of them helpless that inspired her to start taking them in. She was already around 30 years old by this time.

6. Tammy is skilled at staying away from the limelight. In fact, she has zero social media presence and stays away from her husband’s social media as well. However, on a rare occurrence in 2018, a video of her surfaced when her husband accidentally live-streamed her showing him a news article about sex-ed academic curriculum in Ontario.


Sam Raimi Net Worth: How Much Is The Filmmaker Worth In 2019?

Samuel M. Raimi is a multi-talented filmmaker well known for creating the Evil Dead series that generated a cult following, he is also known...

Why Did CocoSori Disband and What are the Former Members Doing Now?

For a few years, the not so popular k-pop; J-pop duo CocoSori, created by MOL Entertainment, thrilled their fans with heartfelt music and stirred...

Sofia Coppola Net Worth And How Much She Made From Her Movies

If there was really anyone that fits the bill of Hollywood royalty, then Sofia Coppola wouldn't be too far off the mark. She is...

Kris Wolf – 5 Interesting Facts To Know About The Wrestler

Born in America but made in Japan, Kris Hernandez better known by her ring name Kris Wolf is a larger than life personality, an...

Where are The ‘Shahs of Sunset’ Cast Now and How Old are They? 

Shahs of Sunset is a documentary reality TV show which focused on the lifestyle of a group of wealthy Iranian-Americans living in Beverly Hills. When...


Where Is Claudine Longet Now & Who Are Her Children and Husband?

In the ’60s and ’70s, French international singer cum actress Claudine Longet, was a household name as she was known to capture the hearts...

Bill Hemmer Gay, Married, Wife, Family, Bio, Wiki

There are some people you can barely help but to know. One of such is Bill Hemmer. The journalist has had a good round...

Who Are Patrick Mahomes Parents And Family Members, His Bio And NFL Stats

Born to a father who was a professional athlete, Patrick Mahomes was born with athletic genes. Rather than follow in his father's footsteps to...

Is David Bromstad Married or in a Gay Relationship?

America’s top designer, David Bromstad is known for his charm, smiles, handsome looks and attractive body physique. It is never in doubt that many...

Jason Chaffetz Bio, Wife, Net Worth, Family Life, Why Did He Resign?

Jason Chaffetz is an American Politician with the Republican Party and a contributor to Fox News who served as the United States Representative for Utah's 3rd congressional district...

Get the Latest Gist, Profiles and Trends Straight To Your in your inbox

Related Stories