What people love so much about reality TV shows is that they give you an insight of the kind of lifestyle your favorite celebrities live, you get the front row seat to know more about them and every minute of their lives on cameras. For those who are familiar with Vh1’s television reality show, Love and Hip Hop: New York, the name Tara Wallace is definitely a familiar one. Is she like every other reality TV star or not? We’ll get to know below.
Tara Wallace’s Biography (Age)
Tara Wallace, also known as Taranasha Wallace, was born on September 30, 1982, in McComb, Mississippi, United States. Tara is educated, she holds a degree from Jackson state university in Dramatic Art. She also holds a masters degree in fine arts from New York’s actors’ studio drama school. Her passion for acting grew extensively when she got into Jackson state university, where she later earned a degree in dramatic art.
Tara is best known for her appearance on the reality TV show Love and Hip Hop: New York. She’s the manager of a restaurant in the meatpacking district in New York City. She rose to stardom in 2013, when she got the chance to feature in the fourth season of Love and Hip Hop: New York.
Before Tara went mainstream, she did a couple of community theatre and small-time commercials. She kicked off her career at a virgin megastore in downtown New York City. Her opportunity to go mainstream came when she was offered a role one Vh1’s reality series, Love and Hip Hop: New York in 2013. The reality show revolves around the day to day lives of women who are either into hip-hop and dating or are dating/married to a hip-hop star.
The reality TV show can boast of putting Tara into the limelight, but Tara is hugely 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 happens to also be married to Peter. Tara met and started dating Peter in 2000, they dated for 13 long years, during which they had two sons together, Kaz and Jamison. The pair never got engaged or married despite having two kids together. Things began to go sideways when Peter met Amina on the sets of Love and hip hop: New York. Things got further interesting when Peter started dating Amina, and eventually they both tied the knot.
Despite Peter being married to Amina, his relationship with Tara was still on good terms. Peter once described his relationship with Tara as that of friends with benefits. Their fun fair continued even after Amina had her first daughter for him.
In 2016, Tara put to bed, for what was she and Peter’s third son, Gunner Ethan Pankey. The amazing part of this love triangle was that the trio of Peter, Tara and Amina were all cool and very open about their relationships and had allowed the media pry into their personal lives and none of the three seemed to be disturbed or has made any complaints about the relationship. Shortly after Tara’s third child for Peter, Amina put to bed too, her second daughter with Peter.
Currently, the pair of Tara and Peter seem to be on rocky terms, and close sources revealed that they might have broken up for good. Tara was caught on air saying she was not getting back with Peter anytime soon. She stated that she was deeply hurt and humiliated by his actions.
Tara Wallace’s Family and Kids
One part of Tara’s life that is yet to be known by her fans is her family background. Although she is known for being open about her personal affairs, there is still no information about her parents and siblings. Tara has three kids with Peter Gunz. All boys: Jamison Wallace the first of the three kids is ten years old. The second is Kaz Wallace, five-year-old and the last is Ethan Pankey and he is only two years old. Tara had her first two kids with Peter while they were dating and later had the third while Peter was already married to Amina. There were rumors of a fourth on the way, but Tara was quick to disclaim any rumors of her being pregnant with Peter’s fourth kid nor any other man’s.
Following her career as one of the lead 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 stands at about $150,000.
- Tara manages a restaurant in downtown New York
- She isn’t married yet
- She stands at a height of 1.60m
- She weighs around 52kg-53kg approximately
- She was born in McComb, Mississippi before moving down to New York
- She dated rap star Peter Gunz for 13 years before he later got married to Tara’s reality co-star Amina.