Aisha Tyler is an American actress, director, comedian, and talk show host. Many people know her for portraying the role in the series like ‘Ghost Whisperer’, ‘Criminal Minds’, ‘Santa Claus’, and ‘CSI: Crime Scene Investigation’. Further, he has also hosted the CBS’ talk show ‘The Talk’ for which she garnered Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Entertainment Talk Show Host’.
Furthermore, she currently hosting the show ‘Whose Line Is It Anyway?’. Not only her professional life known in the media but also her relationship garnered headlines in the media. Want to learn more information on her professional and personal life? Then stay tuned.
Caption: Aisha Tyler, the actress, comedian, and director.
Aisha Tyler: Bio, Family, Education
She was born as Aisha Naomi Tyler on 18 September 1970 in San Francisco, California, USA. She was born as the daughter of a teacher, Robin Gregory and James Tyler, a photographer. When she was 10 years old, her parents amicably divorced and raised by her father. She has one biological sister brought up by their mother. Additionally, she has a nationality of American and mixed ethnicity of African-American, English, and Scottish.
From a young age, she built interest in comedy, so she joined McAteer High School in San Francisco. In its special program called School of Arts, to pursue a comedy career. Further, she attended Dartmouth College and graduated with her degree in Political Science in 1992 and a minor in Environmental Policy. During her college days, she co-founded all-female a capella group ‘Dartmouth Rockapellas’ and also sang. In 1996, she moved to Los Angeles, before that, she worked at San Francisco advertising firm and as well as toured the country to pursue a comedy career.
Aisha Tyler: Career & Life Achievements
She started her career as a comedian, however, her career took off in 2001 as the host of ‘Talk Soup’ and reality-dating show ‘The Fifth Wheel’. Then after leaving the shows, she portrayed the role in the play ‘Moose Mating’ for which she won NAACP Image Award. Thereafter, she appeared in the role of Dr. Charlie Wheeler in American sitcom ‘Friends’. That followed up by the guest role in the series like ‘CSI: Miami’, ‘Nip/Tuck’, ‘Boston Legal’, ‘Million Dollar Password’, and ‘Chelsea Lately’, among others.
Furthermore, she received nominations in NAACP Image Award for the series like 2005 ’24’ in Supporting Actress and 2006 ‘For One Night’. Then she gave her voice to the character ‘Lana Kane’ of the American adult animated sitcom which is still running. For the character voice, she got four nominations from 2014 to 2017. Later, her career took to height when she appeared as a host in the show ‘The Talk’. For which she received four nominations in Daytime Emmy Award for the category Outstanding Entertainment Talk Show Host and won in 2017.
Her other breakthrough role came as ‘Dr, Tara Lewis’ in the crime drama ‘Criminal Minds’. She had recurring roles in season 11 and the main role in season 12 to 15, she worked with the actors like Matthew Gray Gubler, Kirsten Vangsness and Lola Glaudini. Also, she has directed two episodes of the Criminal Minds between 2017-2018.
Her film credits include 2002 ‘The Santa Clause 2’, 2004 ‘Never Die Alone’, 2007 ‘Death Sentence’, 2008 ‘Bedtime Stories’, and 2010 ‘The Babymakers’, among others. In 2017, she gave her voice to the character Louise in a drama film ‘Axis’ premiered at the 19th annual Sarasota Film Festival. Also, she directed as well as produced the film which garnered three nominations including Portland Film Festival for the Best Feature film.
Aisha Tyler: Personal Life & Husband
Coming over to her personal life, it’s been a few years that she speculated as a lesbian. Because of the spectrum of a picture of herself kissing the actress Emily captioning ‘True Love’ posted on her IG. Further, in an interview with Tig Notaro, she told that she likes everybody now and used to be a heterosexual. Additionally, she is a long vocal advocate for LGBT rights.
Previously, she was married to attorney Jeff Tietjens, however, their relationship ended after 25 years. Their divorce cited irreconcilable differences and finalized divorced in 2016. Their messy divorce ended ordering the actress to pay $2 million with spousal support of $31,000 monthly.
Caption: Aisha and ex-husband Jeff
Aisha Tyler: Net Worth & Social Media Profiles
Talking about her earning, she has made a good income from her acting career. She has a net worth estimated at around $10 million from a career as a comedian and actress. Further, she has also dwell her career as a director and talk show host as well. In addition, she has also a Los Angeles based house that worth nearly $2 million.
The actress is highly active over different social media platforms with personal and verified accounts. On Twitter, she has an account @aishatyler with 494.5k followers. She has an Instagram account @aishatyler with 341k followers. She goes by the Facebook account @aishatyler with more than 357k followers.
Aisha Tyler: Body Measurements
The beautiful actress/comedian has a curvaceous body that has a tall height of 6 feet or 1.83 inches. Her perfect body has a bodyweight of 66 kg and measures 36-26-37 inches. Moreover, she has black hair and eyes color.