Meet Tanya Mayorkas, wife of the first Latino chosen to lead the Department of Homeland Security, Alejandro Mayorkas.
While her husband Alejandro made it to the news in 2020 giving hopes to millions, his limelight was spilled over Tanya. Being the wife of the “political refugee”, people wanted to what was her life like and what were her political considerations.
So, here we are letting you on the insides of Tanya Mayorkas over this wiki.
Tanya Mayorkas Age, Birthday, Zodiac
Tanya Mayorkas was born on October 12, 1967. That made her 53 years of age in 2020; 8 years younger than her husband Alejandro.
Corresponding to her birthday, Tanya is of Libra zodiac.
Tanya Mayorkas Wiki — Maiden Name, Hometown, Family
Tanya Mayorkas’s maiden name is Tanya Nathan.
According to “mylife.com”, Tanya Mayorkas’s “family, friends, associates, and neighbors included Nathan Nathan, Karl Nathan, Ari Nathan, Alejandro Mayorkas, and Hope Nathan.”
They also mentioned Berkeley, CA, Oakland, CA, and Los Angeles, CA to be placed Tanya’s lived before. Hinting one of which could be her hometown. Before 2020, she lived in Washington, DC.
As for her parents, Tanya was close to her mother who passed away in late 2017. You can find pictures of her over Tanya’s Facebook filled with comments on how kind of a person she was.
Also, Tanya is a registered Democrat and a Christain.
Height, Weight, Distinct Features
Mentinong her distinct features, Tanya has two little moles above the right side of her lips. Also, she has big brown eyes and liked to keep her hair medium-short.
Tanya Mayorkas stands tall at a height of 5 feet 8 inches (172.72 cm) and weighs under 58 kg (127.86 lbs).
Social Media Reach: Instagram, Facebook, Twitter
As of November 2020, Tanya Mayorkas 342 followers on Instagram @tanyamayorkas. But you might be surprised to hear this, she had over 3K posts there. Her bio wrote,
“Lover of family, the greater good, the great outdoors!”
Find her on Twitter @TanyaMayorkas with 28 followers. She a lot of retweets of her husband, Mr.Biden, Hilary Clinton, and more democrats.
Also, add her on Facebook @tanya.mayorkas.
Tanya Mayorkas Job, Education & Net Worth
Though Tanya Mayorkas wasn’t as established as her husband Alejandro, she helped him at his Washington Law Firm. Yes, Tanya is also a lawyer but she retired years ago. As of 2020, she was licensed for 23 years.
Her husband flaunts feats like helping convict the “Hollywood Madam” Heidi Fleiss, the prosecution of a few Mexican Mafia members in death penalty proceedings, the prosecution of Buford O. Furrow Jr. for the murder and shooting of children at the Los Angeles Jewish Community Center, and more.
And it might be Tanya behind her scenes aiding him.
Also, she funnily wrote her job description as “CEO of the home. Nurse, driver, therapist, chef, teacher, laundress, decorator, you name it!”
In light of her education, Tanya attended The Athenian School and South Eugene High School. Later, she studying literature at Vassar College in the school years 1989. Then she went to UCLA School of Law for her Juris Doctor degree.
Tanya Mayorkas’s net worth was over $1 million in 2020. Likewise, her husband Alejandro’s net worth was over $10 million then. Just in case you are curious, an average salary of a Lawyer in Washington was around $129K per year.
Tanya Mayorkas & Alejandro: Dating, Wedding, Kids
As of 2020, Tanya was married to Alejandro Mayorkas for years. Though they didn’t share anything about their dating life, we can say that they came close through their profession.
Also, Tanya and Alejandro share two lovely kids named Giselle and Amelia.
The whole family; Tanya, Alejandro, his mom, and the two kids were the cover photo of Alejandro’s Twitter.
It seemed like Alejandro was a family man. Here is a little info about him.
Alejandro was appointed to lead the Department of Homeland Security by the president Joe Biden in 2020. He would likely oversee Mr. Biden’s plans vow to overturn or alter former president, Trump’s reshaped U.S. immigration system or as Julián Castro said ‘undo Trump’s damage.”
From 2013 to 2016, Alejandro worked as the deputy DHS secretary in the Obama-Biden Administration. And after his stint in the Obama administration, Mayorkas joined the international law firm WilmerHale. He worked as a counselor and litigator for companies facing their most significant and sensitive matters. Also, he was the director of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services from 2009 to 2013.
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Last modified: November 25, 2020