Aisha Tyler bio, Career, Early life, Personal life, Net worth, Facts

May 22, 2019Aisha Tyler bio, Career, Early life, Personal life, Net worth, Facts

Who is Aisha Tyler?

Aisha Tyler is a personality of multiple talents. She's a host, actor, producer, author, and director. She is best known in an American crime drama, Criminal Minds, for her portrayal as Dr. Tara Lewis. She is also known in Ghost Whisperer's first season for her portrayal as Andrea Marino. She hosted the 2011-17 CBS talk The Talk.

In the Early life of Aisha Tyler

Aisha N. Tyler was born in San Francisco, California, on September 18, 1970. Growing up, while studying at McAteer High School, the African-American actress showed interest in comedy and enrolled in the School of Arts. Tyler went on to study Political Science at Dartmouth College despite her passion for comedy and acting. She explored her love of music as a college student and joined an all-female band called Acappella–Dartmouth Rockapellas where she was the lead singer. She was also a member of the Tabard brotherhood. Tyler graduated with a degree in Political Science and a minor in Environmental Policy in 1992 and shortly afterward decided to pursue comedy in its entirety by working in different clubs. She eventually moved to Los Angeles in her comedy and acting career in 1996 for greener pastures.

In the Career of Aisha Tyler

Aisha Tyler in Criminal Minds

Fig: Aisha Tyler in Criminal Minds

Aisha Tyler's entertainment career path began in 2001 after landing a job as E's first female and black host! Talk Soup's satirical show. Also on the reality dating series, The Fifth Wheel, she worked as a host. Although Tyler's stint on the Talk Soup as the queen of comedy was brief, she remained for years on the circuit of comedy and showbiz. Tyler who was never afraid to enter new spaces later focused on her career as an actor. Her claim to fame as an actress came with an appearance as a guest star on the Friends television show where she played the role of Charlie Wheeler, a paleontologist. Tyler has also recognized in the crime drama Criminal Minds for her character as Dr. Tara Lewis, as Mia Dickerson in the popular television series CSI: Crime Scene Investigation and as Ghost Whisperer's Andrea Marino in the first season. Her other major television works include The Talk, Whose Line Is It Anyway, co-hosting CBS? And Lana Kane's voice on Archer's FX. In several TV shows and movies, she has played other successful roles. Tyler has also worked as a writer to contribute to several publications, including Glamor and Entertainment Weekly, in addition to television and film. She's also a credited author with two books.

How much is the net worth of Aisha Tyler?

Aisha Tyler as a fashion model

Fig: Aisha Tyler as a fashion model

Aisha Tyler is a stand-up comedian, an author and an actress with a stunning $8 million net worth. But her earnings were hit when Tyler was ordered to pay her husband $31,250 a month for spousal support over the next four years plus an additional $500,000 lump sum that brought the total to over $2 million. Additionally, to get the lion's share of the assets, the couple was to split their assets in half and their husband.

In the Personal Life of Aisha Tyler

 Aisha Tyler with her husband Jeff Tietjens

Fig: Aisha Tyler with her husband Jeff Tietjens

The beautiful actress was married to Jeff Tietjens, a lawyer based in New York and San Francisco with his own law firms. Before tying the knot in May 1992, the couple who were college sweethearts dated each other for several years. However, no children were produced by marriage. Aisha once revealed that she was struggling with fertility issues, adding that she gave up trying to get a baby because of her two-year conceiving struggles. Aisha and Tyler were officially divorced in April 2016 after more than two decades of marriage, citing irreconcilable differences. However, it remains unclear whether the issues of fertility were part of the reasons for the split of the couple.

Facts of Aisha Tyler

  • Her best friend is a guy, she was the "best friend" at his wedding, according to Aisha. She did not reveal her name.
  • She's a huge fan of music and movies from Korea.
  • Tyler is fluent in French.
  • She loves peanut butter, she once revealed she's making sure every day she's got it.

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