Tamara Tunie
Tamara Tunie
Real Name/Full Name Tamara Tunie
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Tamara Tunie
Birth Place: McKeesport, Pennsylvania, USA
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 14 March 1959
Age/How Old: 65 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 175
In Feet and Inches – 5’9”
Weight: In Kilograms – 62 Kg
In Pounds – 136 lbs
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Hair Color: Dark Brown
Parents Name: Father – James W. Tunie
Mother – Evelyn Tunie
Siblings: unknown
School: unknown
College: Carnegie Mellon University
Religion: unknown
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Pisces
Gender: Female
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Single
Boyfriend: None
Husband/Spouse Name: Greg Bouquett (m. 1988; div. 1991)​, Gregory Generet (m. 1995; div. 2018)
Kids/Children Name: unknown
Profession: Actress, producer, director
Net Worth: $10 Million
Last Updated: April 2024

Tamara Tunie is an award-winning American actress who features on films, stage, and television. Tamara is famously known for taking part in the CBS soap opera, As the World Turns, where she starred as attorney Jessica Grifin.

Well, how well do you know about Tamara Tunie? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Tamara Tunie’s net worth in 2024, her age, height, weight, boyfriend, husband, kids, biography and complete details about her life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Tamara Tunie to date.

Biography and Early Life

Tamara Tunie was born on 14 March 1959 in McKeesport, Pennsylvania, and is of American nationality. Her parents are Evelyn (nee Hawkins) and James W. Tunie. Tamara grew up in Homestead. Tamara has three sisters and one brother whose names have not yet been revealed to the public. It is believed that Tamara developed her talent in acting from her early childhood.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Tamara Tunie in 2024 and what is her height and weight? Well, Tamara Tunie’s age is 65 years old as of today’s date 16th April 2024 having been born on 14 March 1959. Though, she is 5′ 9″ in feet and inches and 175 cm in Centimetres tall, she weighs about 136 lbs in Pound and 62 kg in Kilograms. Her eye color is Dark Brown and hair color is Dark Brown.


Like several celebrities, Tamara Tunie has not disclosed much information about her educational history. Details of her elementary and high school education remain unknown to the public. However, it is believed that Tamara went to high school and passed well, which qualified him to join Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh. She graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Musical Theatre in 1981.

Personal Life: Dating, Boyfriends, Husband, Kids

Tamara Tunie With Husband Gregory Generet
Tamara Tunie With Husband Gregory Generet

Tamara Tunie can be termed as a secretive person and is very careful about sharing information about her personal life. Tamara Tunie has had challenging relationships and marriages. In 1988, Tamara got married to his then-boyfriend Greg Bouquet. The two lived together for only three years, and unfortunately, they divorced in 1991.

Reasons for their divorce were not made public. After the divorce, Tamara fell in love again, and in 1995, she got married to Gregory Generate, a jazz musician. They had a happy time in marriage, but after a short while, their marriage was rocky, and it seemed not to work. The two decided to part ways in 2015.

Is Tamara Tunie Lesbian?

Tamara Tunie is of a straight sexual orientation. Despite not being in any marriage as of now, she has dismissed all rumors and speculations of her involvement in a lesbian relationship.

Professional Career

Tamara Tunie began her acting career in 1986 when she took her first role as Nina in one of the episodes of the TV film Spenser: For Hire. In 1987, she played Julie in the film Sweet Lorraine. As she was advancing in her career, she took on minor roles in movies and Tv films such as Wall Street, Rising Sun, As the World Turns, and Tribeca. Tamara got her big breakthrough when she played the role of Tina in the TV film, Keep Going Safety in 1998.

In 2000, Tamara began her role as Dr. Melinda Warner in the series Law & Order: Special Victims. She played the same role in the episode Day of Law & Order: Trial by Jury in 2015. From season 7 of the Special Victims Unit series, Tunie made regular appearances from 2005 to 2019. Tamara later appeared frequently in the CBS police drama series Blue Bloods. She also played Eunice Clayton, US Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs, in the drama Black Earth Rising. In 2010, Tunie successfully directed a romantic comedy film, See You in September.


Tamara is known to be good in what she does, and as a result, she has been nominated for several awards and won one award. The film ‘As the World Turns’ became a great hit, and in 1995, she was nominated for the Outstanding Supporting Actress in the Soap Opera Digest Awards. In 2002, The Caveman’s film made her be nominated for the Best Supporting Female in the Independent Spirit Awards.

In 2003, Tamara was nominated for the Outstanding Actress in a Daytime Drama Series in the NAACP Image Award. Tamara was also featured in the film Flight, which also earned her significant recognition. Through the Flight, Tamara was nominated for the Special Merit in the SLFCA Award in 2012. She was also nominated for the Best Supporting Actress in the Black Reel Awards in 2013. 2016 was Tamara’s best year as she managed to win in the category of Distinguished Performance in the Obie Awards.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Tamara Tunie in [current date format=’Y’]

Tamara Tunie Net Worth
Tamara Tunie Net Worth

Tamara Tunie has managed to earn good fortune from her career as an actress and film director. As of 2024, her net worth is estimated to be around $10 million. Details of her salary and earnings are still under review.

Some Interesting Facts You Need to Know

  • Tamara Tunie was born on 20 January 1976.
  • Tamara Tunie has been divorced twice.
  • Her weight is 62 Kg.
  • Her zodiac sign is

Tamara Tunie has gained much fame support from fans for her exemplary work in the film industry. Since her early days in acting, she has been consistent in growing her skills and offering the best. This has seen her be nominated for several awards and as well win several of them. She has been one of the best film directors, and she is to be admired by many upcoming actors.


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