Tanya Alford Biography

February 28, 2020
First published on:December 19, 2019
by Vineet

Facts of Tanya Alford

Birth Name Tanya Alford
Birth Place Indiana
Famous Name Tanya Alford
Nationality American
Ethnicity White
Married to Steve Alford
Children Kayla, Bryce, and Kory
Religion Christan

Tanya Alford, the 'first lady' of Nevada basketball, gained popularity through her husband, Steve Alford, who is a former NBA player and currently serves as the head coach for the University of Nevada.

Tanya was born on 1978, December 4 in Indiana where she attended Indiana University with her current husband. She is a family woman who has sucessfully managed her family and currently, along with her husband, she shares two sons who are also well-known NBA players.

How much Net Worth does she have?

Tanya Alford is the wife of a famous college basketball coach and their total estimated net worth is at around $17 million.

Her husband is also considered as one of the reputed college basketball coaches along with Mike Krzyzewski, Tony Bennett, Tom Izzo, etc. Steve Alford signed a 10-year contract on April 11, 2019, with the Nevada university which was worth $11.6 million that runs through April 30, 2029.

He will earn $500,000 as an annual salary in 2019 and will be paid the same amount as salary in 2020.

Tanya's husband's Salary by year:

Year Salary/ Earnings
2016 $2.6 million
2017 $2.6 million
2018 $2.6 million
2019 $500,000
2020 $500,000

In 2013, he was the head coach of the UCLA Bruins men’s basketball team and at that time he signed to 7-year $18.2 million contracts with UCLA where his annual salary was determined around $2.6 million.

Tanya is living in Luxury since she got married to Steve. The couple has several branded cars like Audi which is worth $180,000 and White BMW which costs is $300,000. 

Married to Steve Alford

Tany has been married to the former NBA player who is the head coach for the Nevada Wolf Pack of the Mountain West Conference. The couple exchanged their wedding vows in 1987 and since then the couple is tied to an unbreakable marital bond.

Tanya with Her Whole Family SOURCE: Facebook @Tanyaalford

Tanya Alford used to be her husband's cheerleader when they started dating each other back in high school.

Tanya and Steve are the parents of three children, a beautiful daughter Kayla Alford and two sons, Bryce and Kory and they all are in their 20s now. 

Tanya Alford with her Son SOURCE: [email protected]

The couple knew each other since they were kids and used to study in 5th grade. Both of them belong to New Castle, Indiana and studied together at Indiana College. Tanya even missed her senior prom to watch Steve play in a tournament in Pittsburgh.

Who is Steve Alford?

Steve Alford is an American basketball coach, retired player, and recently signed as the head coach of the University of Nevada's basketball team, Nevada Wolf Pack. Before that, he has coached Manchester, Southwest Missouri State, Lowa, and New Mexico, and UCLA, etc and was also honored with the MWC Coach of the Year three times.

Steve Alford Highlights Vs Utah Jazz

Her Husband Steve started his professional career in 1987 where he was picked 26th overall in the 2nd round of the 1987 NBA Draft by the Dallas Mavericks. He took retirement after 4 years of career and started coaching in 1991.

Athlete Sons

Tanya and Steve are very proud parents of their sons who have followed the path of their father and have become a well-known figure in the basketball world. Her son Bryce Michael Alford is an American professional basketball player who has played with Oklahoma City Blue and currently with Medi Bayreuth.

Bryce has won several awards like First-team All-Pac-12, Pac-12 All-Freshman team, First-team Parade All-American, and New Mexico Gatorade Player of the Year.

Tanya's other son Kory Alford is the former college basketball player who played for UCLA Bruins and currently serves as the Wolf Pack’s director of operations. Earlier, he spent with UCLA as the video analytics coordinator after playing two seasons for the Bruins in New Mexico.

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