Place of Birth: Minneapolis, Minnesota
Date of Birth: August 31, 1988
Ethnicity: African-American, Native American, Russian, Irish, German
Tanaya Henry is an American jewelry designer and model. She is the daughter of Taunya (Tawnya) Lynn Nelson and Derick Anthony Henry.
Tanaya’s paternal grandmother is named Antoinette.
Tanaya’s maternal grandparents are Kenneth Alan Nelson (the son of Russell Acker Nelson and Marie Elsie Diederich) and Lynn Almyra Jensen.