Tanya Acker is a rising television personality known for her work as a co-host in “Hot Bench” and host of her own podcast, “The Tanya Acker Show”. She is a 2 times Daytime Emmy Award nominee and an author of the book, Make Your Case.

Quick Info
Birth Name
Tanya Marie Acker
Birth Date
13th March 1970
Birth Place
Los Angeles, United States
Current City
Los Angeles, California
Bill Acker
Aretha Acker
EducationCleveland High School, Howard University, Yale Law School
Zodiac Sign
Height5 feet 8 inches
Sexuality Straight
SpouseJuge Acker
Social Media
Facebook, Instagram, Twitter
ProfessionHost, Commentator, Judge
Salary210 thousand dollars
Net Worth
2 million dollars
Tanya Acker
Tanya Source: Facebook

Where was Tanya born and raised?

Tanya  was born on 13th March 1970 in the largest city of California state called Los Angeles, United States. She has American nationality as she was born as raised there. She belongs to the African-American ethnicity. She was born to Aretha and Bill Acker.

Acker was raised in a Christian family and she was born under the star sign, Pisces. She does not have any siblings and her birth name is Tanya Marie Acker.

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Where did Acker go to School?

Tanya Acker is a well-educated woman. She completed her high school at Cleveland High School. She joined Howard University in 1989 where she graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Arts in 1992. She also joined the membership for Phi Beta Kappa while in Howard.

Tanya Acker in her high school graduation
Tanya in her high school graduation Source: Facebook

The same year, she joined Juris Doctor (JD) program at Yale Law School. She completed her law J.D. from Yale in 1995. While remaining at the Law school, she served in Constitutional Law and Civil Procedure as assistance. She further served in the Office of White House Counsel as well as took press interviews with personal lawyers of President Clinton.

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Who is Tanya married to?

Tanya Acker is married to Juge Acker however she has never mentioned her marriage or love life. When it comes to personal life, she never mentions it to the public. We don’t know if she has children neither she posts any pictures of her husband. She currently resides in Los Angeles, California probably with her husband.

Acker owns a pet dog, Maximus. She calls herself a dog lover, a fan of good food, sunshine, and clean air.


Body Measurement

Acker turned 51 years old in March of 2021. She is an independent woman. She has a tall and slim body build. She measures 5 feet 8 inches tall and weighs 116.845lbs. She has dark brown eyes and black hair but she prefers to wear wigs for professional reasons. She has a straight sexual orientation.


Social Media

Tanya Acker is an active social media user. She has over 12 thousand followers on Facebook. She has over 25.6 thousand followers on Instagram where she can be connected by @tanyaacker. She is also active on Twitter and Linked In.


How did Acker start her Career?

Acker is well-known for being the co-host and one of the judges of CBS Television Distribution company’s nontraditional panel-based court show, Hot Bench. Before that, she served in several fields including the Women’s Magazine of Oxford University as a co-editor-in-chief. While at Yale, she earned NAACP Earl Warren Scholarship Award.

Tanya Acker
Tanya as a judge in Hot Bench Source: Facebook

Acker first served as a Democratic strategist in 2008 news, talk-show, The Factor. She also appeared as a political analyst in The Early Show in 2010. She has also appeared in several other shows like Larry King Now, The Talk, The Wendy Williams Show, Entertainment Tonight, and finally in Hot Bench since 2014. In 2017, she was nominated with Daytime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Legal/Courtroom Program which she shared with the producers and executive producers Randy Douthit, Amy Freisleben, Emily Michele, Arthur Thomkins, and others. In 2020, she was again nominated for the second time for her performance in Hot Bench.

In 2019, Acker opened her own podcast, The Tanya Acker Show. She also opened her YouTube channel, Tanya Acker, Show in  November of 2020 where she has 21 subscribers as of May 2021. She has been actively working as a commentator and judge in the series, Hot Bench.

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What is the current net worth of Acker?

Tanya has a net worth of over 2 million dollars as of 2021. She has been actively working on the Hot Bench for 6 years now. The show has over 3 million viewers daily. It is estimated that her annual salary is 210 thousand dollars as in 2021 which she makes solely as a judge from Hot Bench only. She had 200 thousand dollars annual salary in 2020.


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