Tana Gilmore has over 12 years of experience with women and her popularity as a relationship expert is spread all across Atlanta. No wonder, Bravo’s new series Love Match Atlanta didn’t hesitate to cast her when there were only 2 spots left for the companies.
Keep reading this Tana Gilmore Bio to learn more about her.
Tana Gilmore On Love Match Atlanta
Bravo’s Love Match Atlanta aired its pioneer episode on May 8, 2022, and regulars of The Real Housewives of Atlanta and Love Is Blind absolutely loved it! Giving an inside look at the city’s bustling matchmaking scene, this new reality dating show gave viewers insights into how difficult it is to find love even in a place as packed as Atlanta.
But to make things easier, five relationship experts used their expertise and connections to set them up with potential soulmates.
Tana was one of the experts who joined Love Match Atlanta for its inaugural season. Joining her were co-stars — Kelli Fisher, Joseph Dixon, Ming Clark, and Shae Primus.
Recalling her journey on Love Match Atlanta, Tana shared that their project was one for the books. “I’ve done some pretty amazing things but this one by far is one of the greatest,” she explained.
So, how did she land the show? Well, it was her cousin who encouraged her to cast for Love Match. At the time, Tana didn’t believe in herself. But as she trusted her cousin and told her “they are casting 2 more companies.” Her cousin replied, “No they are casting one more because this one is yours! You were built for this, made for this and it’s yours cousin!! Go get ‘em!!”
Tana Gilmore Net Worth
Tana Gilmore flaunted a net worth of above $1.5 million in 2022.
Well, relationship experts indeed do get paid handsomely. But then again, Tana is an author, a speaker, a board game creator, and a columnist for Essence, who has over 12 years of experience in helping the most boss women in Atlanta. Infact, she was also one of the most sought-after matchmaking services for Black women in the US.
As of 2022, Tana and her co-star Kelli Fisher took relationship coaching classes and image consulting sessions from their joint company The Matchmaking Duo. These classes were mandatory for any of their clients and the thorough process took about two months before clients are polished enough to go on their first date.
Besides that, Tana was also working as a certified relationship coach/professional matchmaker at Fisher Gilmore Matchmaking for almost 9 years then.
Before that, Tana worked as a senior advertising account executive at AT&T Advertising Solutions for 4 years.
As for her education, she graduated from Joliet Central High School and went on to attend Lewis University, World Coach Institute, and Matchmaking Institute.
Is Tana Gilmore Married?
Yes, Tana Gilmore was married to Trey Gilmore as of 2022. The two tied the knot back on September 28, 2002, and were closer to crossing that 2-decade mark.
Tana’s husband, Trey turned 51 on May 31, 2021. He is a Durham, North Carolina native who graduated from the US Military Academy at West Point in 1992 and served as a captain in the US Army for 7 long years.
In 2001, he then started his career as a financial adviser at Merrill Lynch, and since then jumped ship to companies like North Carolina Mutual Life Insurance Company, Colonial Life, AT&T Interactive, and The Sterling Group.
The last we checked, Trey was working as the chairman/corporate trainer at Gilmore World Group LLC for over 5 years.
Fun Fact: Tana might be a relationship expert, but it took her 20 years for her to get her husband to wear matching pajamas.
Tana Gilmore Kids
Tana and her husband Trey have three sons — Torree Fair, who turned 30 in April 2022; TJ Dent, who turned 33 in November 2021; and Quay, who turned 27 in February 2022.
All of her sons were married.
Also, Tana is a grandmother now. Her son, TJ has a son named Dominic who turned 7 on June 6, 2021.
Is Tana Gilmore On Instagram?
Yes, find her on Instagram @tanacgilmore.
Tana Gilmore Age
Tana Gilmore was 50 years of age when she appeared on Love Match Atlanta in 2022.
Taking to her FB to share the joy of turning 50, Tana wrote, “50 has never felt so good! I am the happiest I’ve ever been in my life!! Everything I’ve ever asked God for has come to fruition and for that, I’m grateful and humbled. The best is yet to come and He’s not done with me yet! Thank you to all of the special people in my life that had influenced my happiness.”
Tana Gilmore Family
Tana Gilmore comes from a big family of nine — her parents, Geneva Passley and Garry Bosco Simpson, herself, and her siblings.
Sadly, Tana’s father, Garry passed away at the age of 61 on January 22, 2017
As for Tana’s mother, she just celebrated her birthday on November 1, 2021.
Talking about Tana’s siblings, she has 5 sisters (Tamara R Simpson, Vee Simpson, Tephanie Gibson, Nadya Simpson, and Melissa Simpson), and a brother named Tevin Simpson.
Her sister, Nadya is an “Urban Planning & Studies” graduate of Columbia University in the City of New York.
Talking a little about Tana’s “in-laws,” her husband has a sister named Kem Gilmore (Pastor and Founder of Restoration of Faith Church and also an AVON Representative, and Notary Public), and a mother named Olivia Garner Gilmore (former licensed clinical social worker at John Umstead Hospital).
When Is Tana Gilmore Birthday?
Tana receives her birthday wishes on October 3, making her of the Libra zodiac.
Where Is Tana Gilmore From?
She hails from Joliet, Illinois.
But as of 2022, she resided in Atlanta, Georgia.
What Is Tana Gilmore Maiden Name?
Her maiden name is “Simpson.”