Ask the sassy, quick-witted host of A&E's Emmy nominated "Sell This House" how to win the title of Miss World Canada and become a rising star on TV, and she'll answer with buckets of passion, insight and determination. For Memme, who originates from Canada, there was never any doubt she was destined for a career in front of the camera.
The daughter of a family who own an award-winning housing company called "Mountain View Homes," renowned for custom homes and commercial developments in Ontario, Tanya was the perfect choice to launch "Sell This House" for A&E. Using real-life experiences and great advice on how to prepare a house for the market, Memme deftly guides viewers between the mind of the buyer and the heart of the seller.
At age fifteen Tanya left rural Wainfleet, Ontario, Canada and a childhood where she grew up on a 200-acre sod farm to further her career. She began competing in local beauty pageants. By 1994, she was crowned Miss World Canada. She then decided to move to New York City and attended the prestigious American Musical & Dramatic Academy where she became a well trained actor, singer and dancer. Her acting career immediately took flight with accomplished roles on "The Practice", "JAG" and "CSI Miami".
Memme is also part of "Entertainment Tonight Canada," the highest rated news program in Canada, airing nightly on national TV. And she is well-known in Los Angeles as the former host of CBS-2's "9 On the Town" and ABC-7's "Eye on LA." Nationally, she appeared in the living room of 7 million viewers as the face of "DirecTV" and as the host of three seasons of TLC's "Robotica". Tanya is shooting her first lead-role in a feature film, starring alongside Corey Feldman in the movie "Terror Inside" Also a talented singer, Memme has recorded her first CD entitled, "Gemini", which was recently released and is available on her website tanyamemme.com