General Hospital fans are applauded the new actress playing the role of Jordan Ashford. The actress portraying the role is Tanisha Harper who is also a model. Fans of the show admired her looks and performance as Jordan. So, what is there to learn about the actress who played the role.
This Tanisha Harper Bio covers information about her parents, her marriage, net worth, career, and her height. Keep reading to learn more about the actress.
Tanisha Harper On General Hospital
Model and actress Tanisha Harper has made her debut in the TV show General Hospital. The first appeared on the first episode of season 2022 which premiered on 2 March 2022. She replaced the actress Briana Nicole Henry in Jordan Ashford’s role. The character Jordan was first introduced in 2014 and viewers saw the working mom who used to be an undercover cop at the DEA who had a complicated relationship with her son TJ Ashford.
Then Jordan landed a job at Port Charles Police Department in the show.
The role was first played by Vinessa Antoine. The actress continued performing till 2018 and Briana took over the role from thereon. When Briana contracted COVID-19, actress Tiffany Daniels temporarily took over. But, then in 2021, Briana decided to leave General Hospital and made a formal announcement via Instagram. The reason was her pregnancy.
Tanisha taking on the role of Jordan was announced in February 2022 via press release. Whereas, fans were excited to meet the new Jordan and took to Twitter with welcoming messages. One fan tweeted, “Welcome Back Jordan! She looks stunning, and I can’t wait for her to go back to work and be a boss. Also looking forward to Jordan and TJ scenes. #GH”
Another fan wrote, “#GH Tanisha has been cast as the RECAST of TJ’S mother Jordan Ashford! Can’t wait for Jordan’s return, she’s one of my favorites! #GeneralHospital“. In the same way, speaking about Tanisha as Jordan another fan added, “Tanisha Harper is SMASHING it from day 1 as the new Jordan. So effortless, so easy, so comfortable with great friendship chemistry with Laura and Anna already. #GH“.
Before the premiere of the show, Tanisha announced on her Instagram, “Rules were meant to be broken…because if they weren’t I wouldn’t have a job! Looking forward to my new series regular role as Police Commissioner Jordan Ashford on General Hospital weekdays on ABC.”
Tanisha Harper Parents
Tanisha Harper was reportedly born to her mother Jennifer Jackson and her father Orester Jeremiah Harper Jr.
Talking about Tanisha Harper’s ethnicity, she is reported of African–American and Cherokee Indian descent.
Information on her father Orester escapes the public knowledge who often appears on her mother’s Facebook. But, her mother, Jennifer is a graduate of Lemon Street High School.
Jennifer earned her B.S. Political Science from Tuskegee University in 1971. Also, she studied Public Administration Constitutional Law at Howard University and graduated in the same year. Furthermore, she earned her master’s of Public Administration from The University of Oklahoma in 1980.
Then Jennifer earned her Juris Doctorate from Arizona Summit Law School in 2016. She formerly severed as a public administrator in the City of Phoenix.
Hailing from Atlanta, Georiga, Jennifer lives in Phoenix, Arizona who with her husband.
Tanisha Harper has a brother named Orester Jeremiah Harper III AKA Jerry who has a wife named Joyce. Orester and Tanisha are the grandchildren of Orester Jeremiah Harper, Sr., and Brenda Joyce Roberts. Her grandfather was a life-long educator who served 35 years as the Adult Sunday School Teacher, was Co-Chairman of the Deacons Board, Chairman of the Building Committee, President of the Senior Bible Club, and conducted weekly Bible study classes.
She lost her grandfather in June 2017.
Is Tanisha Harper Married?
No, Tanisha Harper isn’t married as of 2022. She hasn’t divulged any details on her dating life as of March 2022. So, we believe that she is single or maintaining relationships away from the public eyes.
How Much Is Tanisha Harper Net Worth?
Tanisha Harper built her net worth over nearly $250 thousand as an actress, model, and TV show host. Discovered at the age of fifteen in a shopping mall in her hometown of Phoneix, Arizona, Tanisha sighed at Ford Models Agency. To date, she has modeled for several brands such as Vogue, Cosmopolitan, 944 Magazine, Harper’s Bazaar, and Marie Claire magazines.
Tanisha has also indulged herself in advertisements, campaigns, and runway shows for clients Ralph Lauren, Oscar de la Renta, Jimmy Choo, L’Oréal Paris, and Mac Cosmetics to name a few. Additionally, she also wrote, co-produced, and hosted news and fashion content for clients such as Verizon and AOL.
She holds an undergraduate degree in Media Arts and Marketing from the University of Arizona. Along with print media, Tanisha also did TV advertisements for brands such as Lexus, Apple, Sketchers, and Juvéderm.
Coming to her on-screen work, Tanisha appeared on several TV shows and movies such as Something New, Desire, Forgetting Sarah Marshall, The Bold and the Beautiful, Pretend Time, Dear White People, Coming to Hollywood, Dollface, and a few others.
Tanisha Harper Age
Born on 18 September 1985, Tanisha Harper turned 36 years old in 2021.
Tanisha Harper Height
According to IMDB, Tanisha Harper stands tall at 5 feet 9 inches.
When Is Tanisha Harper’s Birthday?
Tanisha Harper celebrated her birthday on 18 September making her a Virgo by zodiac sign.
Where Was Tanisha Harper Born?
According to IMDB, Tanisha was born in Tokyo, Japan.
Is Tanisha Harper On Instagram?
Yes, Tanisha has an Instagram account (@tanishaharper) with 18.2k followers.