She was born on December 24, 1984 into a traditional Catholic Royal family home in the 80s. Tana is the last in a family of ten children. She hails from Nara Unateze in Nkanu East Local Government Area of Enugu State in south eastern Nigeria.
Tana Adelana had her primary and secondary education at Treasure Land Nursery and Primary school, Surulere and St. Francis Catholic Secondary School, Idimu, both in Lagos.
She went further to have a Bachelor’s degree in Urban and Regional Planning from University of Lagos.
Tana also obtained a Diploma Certificate in makeup style from the makeup Art School London, South African campus and a Special Executive Masters Certificate in Leadership and Management from the Metropolitan School of Business and Management United Kingdom.
Tana came into spotlight as an OAP after auditioning for MTN Y’Hello TV Show in 2002.
Tana was the first Nigerian TV presenter on Channel O Television where she hosted the interactive O-BOMA show. She also hosted the magazine-styled 100% Naija show.
The versatile young Nollywood superstar has worked for 3 years as the Nigerian correspondent at the Big Brother Africa reality show and hosted DSTV’s Mnet’s Let’s Dance reality dance series.
Tana made her debut in acting in a popular TV series, ‘Disclosure’ and has so far starred in several Nollywood movies, some of which are:
• Mr. and Mrs. Revolution (2017)
• Body Language (2017)
• Baby daddy (2017)
• Quick Sand and many others.
She is also movie producer and has successfully produced a number of movies in her firm production, Tana Adelana Productions since July 2013.
Tana is such a beautiful, creative and exceptionally talented Nollywood actress, known for brilliant interpretation of roles in movies. She takes any character assigned her and her style of acting is loved and cherished by her numerous fans across the country.
Tana has featured alongside top Nollywood celebrities in the likes of Ufuoma Ejenobor, Chelsea Eze, Wale Macaulay, Anthony Monjaro, Femi Jacobs and other performing artists.
Awards and Nominations
Tana Adelana has so far in the movie industry received a number of awards notably as:
• 2005 Grind Awards winner.
• 2011 winner of the on Air personality of the year (TV) at the Future Awards.
• Best Supporting Actress Category of City People Movie Awards 2017.
Tana is proud mother of two children.
Her Net Worth
Tana Adelana has remained a regular face in Nollywood, rated one of the richest and most influential with a net worth of about $500,000 dollars.