Tanika Ray

About Tanika Ray

Who is it?: Actress
Birth Day: January 25, 1972
Birth Place:  Washington, District of Columbia, United States
Occupation: TV personality and actress
Years active: 1993–present

Tanika Ray

Tanika Ray was born on January 25, 1972 in  Washington, District of Columbia, United States, is Actress. Entertainment Journalist, Pop Culture Specialist and TV Personality Tanika Ray, known for her quick & witty on-air banter, is truly a renaissance woman. Not only does she deftly manage the multi-layered responsibility of hosting and producing live red carpet events, but she has a unique ability to connect with guests one-on-one and can hold her own whenever appearing as a panelist, with a group or in a talk show format. As a pop culture expert, Tanika often appears as a guest herself on popular news shows where she effectively dishes about current trending topics.Most recently seen hosting the CW network's successful award winning Extreme Musical Chairs competition show OhSit! 2013 and in a dual capacity 2011, hosting 2 shows, Design Star and HGTV'd for the wildly popular HGTV network.Though many became familiar with Tanika's contagious energy when she was the go-to girl at Extra on NBC from 2004-2009, this versatile talent has deftly choreographed her eclectic journey in Hollywood as a go-to Entertainment Correspondent and Host on Extra, TV Guide Network & Yahoo, a guest panelist on shows like The Today Show, Larry King Live & Showbiz Tonight, Host of reunion shows like Basketball Wives (VH1) and For the Love of RayJ (VH1) and Live Red Carpet Hosting on every red carpet from the Oscars and the Met Ball Gala to the hottest blockbuster movie Premieres on the planet.She graduated Cum Laude from Spelman College and studied theater at the NYU Tisch School of Arts.
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Popular As Tanika Ray
Occupation Actress
Age 51 years old
Zodiac Sign Aquarius
Born January 25, 1972 ( Washington, District of Columbia, United States)
Birthday January 25
Town/City  Washington, District of Columbia, United States
Nationality United States

🌙 Zodiac

Tanika Ray’s zodiac sign is Aquarius. According to astrologers, the presence of Aries always marks the beginning of something energetic and turbulent. They are continuously looking for dynamic, speed and competition, always being the first in everything - from work to social gatherings. Thanks to its ruling planet Mars and the fact it belongs to the element of Fire (just like Leo and Sagittarius), Aries is one of the most active zodiac signs. It is in their nature to take action, sometimes before they think about it well.

🌙 Chinese Zodiac Signs

Tanika Ray was born in the Year of the Rat. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Rat are quick-witted, clever, charming, sharp and funny. They have excellent taste, are a good friend and are generous and loyal to others considered part of its pack. Motivated by money, can be greedy, is ever curious, seeks knowledge and welcomes challenges. Compatible with Dragon or Monkey.

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She appeared as a Motion capture character, providing the voice and body movements of "Cyber Lucy", the computer animated hostess for the children's version of Wheel of Fortune, Wheel of Fortune 2000. During this period she was also the official voice of CBS Saturday Mornings. She then hosted various TV shows including Robotica co-hosted by Ahmet Zappa for TLC and Lifetime Now with Linda Dano for Lifetime TV. After multiple seasons of Lifetime Now, Ray hosted another show on Lifetime called Head2Toe.


In 2004, Ray became New York correspondent for the entertainment magazine show Extra (TV series). After two years she was promoted to the host of its weekend edition Extra's Weekend Show and relocated to Los Angeles. In 2009 she left Extra. Ray next hosted TBS Weekend Extra on TBS and CWNOW on the CW.


Ray left Extra in August 2009 to expand her entertainment scope. She has recently hosted For the Love of Ray J. 2 Reunion Special for VH1, a one-hour special on the movie Precious for TV Guide Network and TV Guide's Oscar Pre-Show On the Red Carpet and a one-hour special on Sex and the City 2.

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