• Tanya Haden was born in 1971 in New York City, USA.
• She is a singer, artist and cellist, best known as one of jazz bassist Charlie Haden’s triplet daughters.
• Her net worth is estimated to be over $2 million, while her husband Jack Black's net worth is estimated to be over $30 million.
• She studied visual arts at the California Institute of Arts and has had multiple art exhibitions in Los Angeles.
• She is married to actor and comedian Jack Black and they have two children together.

Who is Tanya Haden?

Tanya Haden was born on 11 October 1971, in New York City, USA. She is a singer, artist and cellist, but alTanya best known for being one of jazz bassist Charlie Haden’s daughters, called the Haden Triplets. She’s married to actor and comedian Jack Black.

The Wealth of Tanya Haden

Thanks to her career, the success of her father, and her marriage to Jack Black, Yanya’s gained a lot of wealth, with Her net worth estimated at close to $2 million, as of mid-2024, which would seem likely to increase; she’s also presumably enjoying Black’s reputed fortune of over $30 million.

Early Life and Career Beginnings

As the daughter of a jazz musician, Tanya learned how to play several instruments at a young age, eventually focusing on the cello. She grew up in New York City and was exposed to the city’s music scene, becoming a member of several bands during her youth, including Let’s Go Sailing.

The independent band is known for the release of their national album, which has several songs that were featured on the television show “Grey’s Anatomy”. She also frequented Los Angeles to work with several musicians there, and was featured as a cellist and vocalist on the EP of artist Par Avion entitled “Pop Music United”. She’s also collaborated with her father and her two siblings. Her triplet sister Rachel learned to play the bass, and her other triplet sister developed her skill as a violinist. The three would form a band together, but she’s also performed with her brother, bassist-singer Josh Haden, who also performs with the group Spain.

Tanya Haden

Studies and Visual Art

While Haden developed her music career, she didn’t neglect her education, and after completing her undergraduate studies, enrolled at the private California Institute of Arts in Santa Clarita, to complete a Master’s in Fine Arts degree. It dates its history back to the 1960s, with many professionals such as Walt Disney contributing to its creation.

Tanya focused on visual arts there, and her work has helped her into several shows, including as a member of Las Cienegas Projects. She also had a one artist exhibition at the Rosamund Felsen Gallery, which is one of the longest-running art galleries in Los Angeles, established in 1978, and known for its influence in the American art community. It was responsible for her exhibit featured at La Cienega Boulevard.

The Haden Triplets

While Tanya works on her visual arts career, she also performs with The Haden Triplets, who released their first album in 2014. The three have established themselves individually too, and in bands contributing to numerous artists, including Foo Fighters, Weezer, Green Day, and Todd Rungren. Her sisters have performed as a part of That Dog and The VFates. Their first album consists of stripped down old country songs by The Carter Family, Bill Monroe, Webb Pierce, the Louvin Brothers, and many others.

The album got a bit of attention due to the skill of the sisters, who played their respective instruments, and how they sang in close harmony. It was produced by Ry Cooder, and released by musician Jack White’s label – Third Man Records. The triplets continued performing and touring together for the next three years, but haven’t released any new tracks since then. Tanya then refocused her efforts back to visual arts, doing various art events in Los Angeles. She’s done paintings, sculptures, and mixed media works – she loves old art and designs, often referencing them in her work.

Personal Life

Haden met Jack Black when they were both students at Crossroads School in Santa Monica . While they knew each other, they didn’t start dating until sometime in 2005, were married a year later, and have two sons – Samuel born in 2006 and Thomas in 2008. Her husband is an actor who established himself in comedy films such as “School of Rock”, “Tenacious D in the Pick of Destiny”, and the “Kung Fu Panda” franchise. One of his most recent projects is “Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle”. He’s been  nominated several times during his career, and won a Grammy Award for his work in his comedy rock duo  Tenacious D.

While Tanya’s known in many visual arts circle, she prefers to stay in the background, supporting her husband while also raising the children. The family love playing old board games, at times showcasing their absurdity and unusual art designs. She’s also fascinated with old historical tabletop games which have similar cylindrical designs. She often comments on how these board games play on the stereotypes of the time, such as gender.

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