Now into its 10th season, a lot has changed in TLC’s My Big Fat Fabulous Life, particularly in the show’s leading lady Whitney Thore’s life–with her launching her own fitness app, No BS Active. My Big Fat Fabulous Life Season 10 saw the return of many cast members, including Whitney’s “gay best friend” Tal Fish.
Learn about Tal Fish’s My Big Fat Fab Life stint, his married life, age, job, net worth, and more in the wiki article below.
Tal Fish On My Big Fat Fab Life
On May 23, 2022, Tal took to his Facebook to share the news that he had finished filming his part for the 10th season of My Big Fat Fab Life. He expressed how grateful he was to still be doing this thing eight years later since they shot the first season in 2014.
In the same post, he thanked My Big Fat Fab Life’s leading lady Whitney Thore for bringing him along on this incredible journey.
In the same month, Tal made an Instagram post and gave his fans and followers a perspective of what it means to be on the show, My Big Fat Fab Life. He shared that once when he was in the airport alone in Costa Rice on the verge of a meltdown, a woman named Teresita recognized him from the TLC show. Tal added that he feels grateful to be a part of something that means so much to people and brings a smile to people’s faces.
Is Tal Fish Married?
Tal Fish’s partner is Nathan Southwick. On February 16, 2022, Tal shared on his Instagram that the two celebrated their 1 year of togetherness.
Ever since the two have been dating, Nathan has been all over Tal’s Instagram. On July 18, 2021, Tal shared on his Instagram about his trip to Utah to visit Nathan’s family.
Talking about Tal’s partner, Nathan is an instructor of Violin and String Methods at Campbell University. Nathan’s LinkedIn handle shows that he is Continuing Education Violin Instructor/Graduate Teaching Assistant at the University of Colorado Boulder. Previously, he was Violin Instructor at The Lesson Studio from August 2014 to 2015.
Nathan completed his MM Violin Performance and Pedagogy in Music from the University of Colorado Boulder in 2016. He also graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Violin Performance from Utah State University.
Tal Fish Age
According to our research, Tal Fish was born in the year 1986 and as of 2022, his age was 36.
Tal Fish Job
Coming to Tal Fish’s job and career, he currently works as a Treatment Counselor at Fellowship Hall based in Greensboro, North Carolina. Tal was a former counselor at WSFCS from January 2013 to June 2015.
The TLC star himself has a long substance abuse history. In the show My Big Fat Fabulous Life, Tal opened up about his past with substance abuse and also had some tips for how his fellow star Buddy could remain sober after completing rehab.
“In order to achieve and sustain recovery, you have to get help from other people. It’s not a battle that you can fight by yourself,” Tal said.
In April 2017, Tal shared photos from a party he had to celebrate his second year of sobriety. He credited his mother for being one of the most supportive people in his recovery. Tal revealed that his mother never gave up on her and always stuck with him through the bad and the good.
Talking about Tal’s education, he completed his Master’s Studies in Counseling from Wake Forest. From 2005 to 2009, he studied Music Theater at Elon University. Tal also went to the University of North Carolina School of the Arts.
How Much Is Tal Fish Net Worth?
While we don’t know how much Tal Fish makes as a Treatment Counselor, the average salary for the same job ranges from $47,600 to $78,700. We guess Tal’s earnings are also somewhere in that range.
Tal also makes some money appearing in the TLC show My Big Fat Fab Life. As of 2022, his net worth was reported to be under $350 thousand.
Tal Fish Height
Also, Tal Fish stands above average at a towering height of 6 feet.
Tal Fish Family
Tal Fish’s family includes his mom Marilyn Pait Fish, who turned 69 years old in 2022, and his sisters. Unfortunately, Tal’s father, Talmage Fish Jr., passed away on March 20, 2018, at the age of 79.
Some of his sisters’ names are Beth Williams, Julie Price, and Ashley Fish Robinson.
Where Is Tal Fish From?
Tal is originally from Greensboro, North Carolina and he still lives there.
When Is Tal Fish Birthday?
Tal Fish celebrates his birthday on the 1st of July every year. Celebrating his 34th birthday, Tal took to Facebook to share that he had a safe and socially distanced patio meal.
What Is Tal Fish Real Name?
Tal Fish was named after his dad and his real name is Rufus Talmage Fish, III. In the subreddit r/MyBigFatFabulous Life, several people were shocked to know Tal’s real name was not Tal.
Is Tal Fish On Instagram?
Tal is on Instagram @rtalfish, where he has a whopping 104 thousand followers. You can also find him on Facebook, where he is followed by more than 22 thousand people.