Tanya Saracho Biography, Age, Parents, Sexuality, Career and Theater

By | March 17, 2024

Tanya Saracho Biography

Tanya is an American actress, dramaturge, playwright, and screenwriter born in Mexico. She is also the CEO of Teatro Luna, an all-Latina theater ensemble started in 2001 partnering with Coya Paz, an American director and poet from Colombia. For 10 good years, Saracho was a co-artistic director of the theater famous for centering the “Latina gaze”.

Before Saracho started writing for TV, she was writing for theater using her skills aquired with Teatro Luna. She has been a showrunner from 2018, on the Starz series Vida. Just after the first season of the series came to an end, it was recycled for a second season and Saracho signed up for a 3-year contract in February 2018.

Tanya Saracho Age

It is said that she was born in either 1976 or 1977. This means she could be 44 or 43 years old as of 2020.The exact birth date and year of Ms. Saracho was born is not known to the public.

Tanya Saracho Family

Her official names are Tanya Selene Saracho from Los Mochis, Sinaloa, Mexico a doughter to Ramiro A. Saracho and Rosalina Armenta. Currently, her father served as the head customs officer with the Servicio de Administración Tributaria as well as a powerful member of the conservative Institutional Revolutionary Party.

She has two siblings: Rosalina “Fresy” Saracho and Tatiana Saracho. Her parents got divorced when they were very tender and they would spend time at both parents’ homes: in McAllen, Texas to her mother and Reynosa, Tamaulipas. She attended middle school and high school in McAllen and later went to the Boston University College of Fine Arts and graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree.

Tanya Saracho Relationships

Saracho has related with individuals in the LGBTQ+ community as she identifies as queer. She has explained herself as having anxiety issuers as well as impostor syndrome. She has related with both men and women.

Tanya Saracho Theater and Television Career

Saracho started in show business in 1998 after relocating to Chicago. She first stayed with a college roommate


Tanya Saracho Theater Plays and Television Works




  • 2018–present – Vida as a Showrunner
  •  2015–2016 – How to Get Away with Murder as a writer and co-producer
  •  2015 – Looking as Ceci, Richie’s cousin and co-producer in episode 2
  •  2014–2015 – Looking as a Story editor for 2 episodes in season 1 and 2 episodes in season 2
  •  2013 – Devious Maids as a Staff writer

Theater Plays


  •  2016 – Fade
  • 2014 – Hushabye
  •  2014 – Mala Hierba
  •  2013 – The Good Private
  •  2013 – The Tenth Muse
  • 2012 – Song for the Disappeared
  •  2011 – El Nogalar
  •  2009 – The House on Mango Street
  •  2009 – Our Lady of the Underpass
  •  2008 – Enfrascada
  •  2007 – Lunáticas
  •  2007 – Machos
  •  2007 – Sólo Tú
  •  2006 – Quita Mitos
  •  2005 – S-E-X-Oh!
  •  2004 – Electricidad
  • 2003 – The María Chronicles
  •  2002 – Kita y Fernanda
  •  2001 – Dejame Contarte (“Let Me Tell You”)
  •  2001 – Generic Latina

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