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Who Is The Most Famous Tonya or Tanya In The World?

Updated November 12, 2020 849 votes 35 voters 9.3k views65 items

List RulesVote up all of the Tanyas/Tonyas you've heard of.

How many celebrities named Tanya can you think of? The famous Tanyas below have many different professions, including notable actors named Tanya, famous singer-songwriters named Tanya, and even models named Tanya. Tanya Donelly, Tanya Ballinger, and Tania Bryer are just a few of the Tanyas you'll find on this list. You will also find famous Tonyas on this list, such as Tonya Harding. 

Tanya Tucker is certainly one of the most famous Tanyas on this list. This country singer had her first hit song, "Delta Dawn", when she was only 13 years old! More recently, she won the Grammy Award for Best Country Album in 2019 for While I'm Livin'.

Another of the famous people with the first name Tanya is Tanya Roberts. Tanya Roberts got her big break playing Julie Rogers on the fifth season of Charlie's Angels. She also appeared as Bond girl Stacey Sutton in A View to a Kill.

Did we forget one of your favorite famous women named Tanya? Just add them to the list!

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    BirthplacePortland, Oregon, USA

    Alternative NameTonya Harding

    Tonya Maxene Price née Harding (born November 12, 1970) is an American former figure skater, retired boxer, and reality television personality. A native of Portland, Oregon, Harding was raised...  more

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    Tanya Roberts

    Dec. at 65 (1955-2021)

    BirthplaceBronx, New York, USA

    Victoria Leigh Blum (October 15, 1955 – January 4, 2021), known by the stage name Tanya Roberts, was an American actress and producer. She initially rose to prominence as Julie Rogers in the final...  more

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    BirthplaceSeminole, Texas, USA

    Tanya Denise Tucker (born October 10, 1958) is an American country music artist who had her first hit, "Delta Dawn", in 1972 at the age of 13. Over the succeeding decades, Tucker became one of the...  more

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    Tanya Huff

    Age: 64

    BirthplaceHalifax, Halifax Regional Municipality, Canada

    Tanya Sue Huff (born 1957) is a Canadian fantasy author. Her stories have been published since the late 1980s, including five fantasy series and one science fiction series. One of these, her Blood...  more
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    BirthplaceLos Angeles, California, USA

    Tania Raymonde (born Tania Raymonde Helen Katz, March 22, 1988) is an American actress. She began her career in the recurring character of Cynthia Sanders in TV series Malcolm in the Middle between...  more
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    BirthplaceNewport, Rhode Island

    Tanya Donelly (born July 14, 1966) is an American Grammy Award-nominated singer-songwriter and guitarist based in New England who co-founded Throwing Muses with her step-sister Kristin Hersh. Donelly...  more
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    BirthplaceWainfleet, Ontario, Canada

    Tanya Memme (born June 15, 1971) is a Canadian actress and television presenter best known as the host for Sell This House. Born in Wainfleet, Ontario, went to Denis Morris Catholic High School in...  more
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    BirthplaceEngland

    Tania Rosamund Harcourt-Cooze (née Coleridge, born 22 January 1966) is an English model and actress....  more
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    BirthplaceBarcellona Pozzo di Gotto, Italy

    Tania Bambaci is a Italian fashion model and beauty pageant titleholder who winner of the Miss Mondo Italia 2011 pageant that was held in Gallipoli, Puglia on 11 June 2011. She represented Italy at...  more
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    BirthplaceBlackpool, United Kingdom

    Tania Mallet (19 May 1941 – 30 March 2019) was an English model and actress, best known for playing Tilly Masterson in the James Bond film Goldfinger (1964)....  more
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    Tanya Chua

    Age: 46

    BirthplaceSingapore

    Tanya Chua (Chinese: 蔡健雅; pinyin: Cài Jiànyǎ; born 28 January 1975) is a Singaporean singer and songwriter. She debuted her singing career by releasing her debut studio album Bored in 1997. Her...  more
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    BirthplaceVancouver, Canada

    Tania Saulnier (born March 5, 1982) is a Canadian actress, perhaps best known for her role in the film Slither. Saulnier was born in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Once a competitive dancer,...  more
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    BirthplaceUSA, California, Chino

    Tanya L. Ballinger, also known as Tonya Ballinger, is an American model and actress. She is best known for her series of Miller Lite Catfight commercials with fellow model Kitana Baker in 2002. She...  more

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    BirthplaceVitebsk, Belarus

    Tatiana Dyagileva, known professionally as Tanya Dziahileva (Belarusian: Таццяна (Таня) Дзягілева, Russian: Татьяна (Таня) Дягилева; born 4 June 1991 in Vitebsk, Belarusian SSR) is a Belarusian...  more
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    Tania Bryer

    Age: 59

    BirthplaceUnited Kingdom

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    BirthplaceToronto, Canada

    Tanya Allen (born 1975) is a Canadian actress, best known as the harried assistant Audrey on the acclaimed CBC sitcom The Newsroom. At age 15, she began training at the American Academy of Dramatic...  more
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    BirthplaceCambridge Bay, Canada

    Tanya Tagaq (born Tanya Tagaq Gillis, May 5, 1975), also credited as Tagaq, is a Canadian Inuk throat singer from Cambridge Bay (Iqaluktuuttiaq), Nunavut, Canada, on the south coast of Victoria...  more
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    BirthplaceAustralia

    Tanya Victoria Harding (born 23 January 1972 in Brisbane, Queensland) is an Australian softball player, who has competed for Australia at four consecutive Summer Olympics, starting in 1996. Three...  more
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    BirthplaceKingsport, Tennessee, United States of America

    Tanya Vance is a former contestant on the reality television show Survivor: Thailand....  more
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    BirthplaceKingston, Jamaica

    Tanya Stephens, (born 2 July 1973 in St. Mary, Jamaica, as Vivienne Tanya Stephenson) is an influential reggae artist who emerged in the late 1990s. Stephens is most known for her hits "Yuh Nuh Ready...  more

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    BirthplaceSão Luís, Brazil

    Tania Maria (born May 9, 1948) is a Brazilian artist, singer, composer, bandleader and piano player, singing mostly in Portuguese or English. Her Brazilian-style music is mostly vocal, sometimes...  more
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    Tanya Mityushina is an actress....  more
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    BirthplaceBandung, Indonesia

    Tania Gunadi (born 29 July 1983) is an Indonesian-born American actress, voice actress and producer. She moved to Los Angeles when she was a teenager....  more
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    Tania Vicenzino

    Age: 35

    BirthplacePalmanova, Italy

    Tania Vicenzino (born 1 April 1986, in Palmanova) is an Italian long jumper. In the season 2018-2019 she also competed as bobsledder....  more
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    Tanya Marie Luhrmann (born 1959), often cited as T.M. Luhrmann, is an American psychological anthropologist known for her studies of modern-day witches, charismatic Christians, and studies of how...  more