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Who is Taiye Selasi’s Husband? Bio, Age, Family, Net Worth 2022, Books

Who is Taiye Selasi’s Husband? Bio, Age, Family, Net Worth 2022, Books

Facts of Taiye Selasi

Full Name: Taiye Selasi
Birth Date: November 2, 1979
Age: 43 years
Gender: Female
Profession: Author
Country: United Kingdom
Horoscope: Scorpio
HusbandDavid Claessen
MarriedDavid Claessen
Net Worth$1.5 Million
Birth PlaceLondon
StatusMarried
NationalityAmerican-British
EthnicityNigerian and Ghanaian
ReligionChristianity
EducationSumma cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, Nuffield College, Oxford
FatherDr. Lade Wosornu
MotherDr. Juliette Tuakli
SiblingsYetsa Kehinde Tuakli
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A British-American writer and photographer, Taiye Selasi received the media spotlight for writing a novel, Ghana Must Go.

Where is Taiye Selasi from?

On November 2, 1979, Taiye Selasi opened her beautiful pair of eyes for the very first time. Taiye was born in London, United Kingdom. As of 2022, Taiye is 43 years old. Selasi celebrates her birthday with her friends and family on the 2nd of November. Taiye has a birth sign of Scorpio. The name of her father is Dr. Lade Wosornu and Dr. Juliette Tuakli is her mother.

Taiye Selasi's childhood picture
Caption: Taiye Selasi’s childhood picture (Source: Instagram)

Her father is a surgeon in Saudi Arabia and is of Ghanaian descent while her mother is a pediatrician in Ghana and belongs to Nigerian heritage. Taiye is only 13 years old when she meet her biological father and her parents were divorced when she was an infant. Her twin sister’s name is Yetsa Kehinde Tuakli and works as a physiatrist in the US. By nationality, Taiye has dual citizenship as British-American and belongs to Nigerian and Ghanaian descent. Furthermore, Taiye practices the Christianity religion.

Where did Taiye Sealasi go to study?

Taiye completed her early schooling Summa cum laude. Later, Taiye joined Phi Beta Kappa and graduated holding a BA degree in American studies from Yale. From Nuffield College, Oxford, she earned her MPhil in international relations.

Is Taiye Selasi Married?

Taiye is a married woman. She exchanged the wedding vows with her longtime boyfriend, David Claessen. David is a dutch Cinematographer by profession. In 2013, Taiye and David tied the wedding knot in the presence of their friends and family.

 Taiye Selasi's husband
Caption: Taiye Selasi’s husband (Source: Instagram)

As of now, Taiye and David are living a happy married life while continuing their 10 years of marriage life. There is no sign of their divorce at any time soon as they are quite happy with each other.

How much is Taiye Selasi’s Net Worth?

Taiye has an estimated net worth of $1.5 million as of 2022. Similarly, this huge fortune includes Taiye’s bank balance and property assets. Taiye has earned this huge fortune from her book-writing career.  Taiye is living happily and peacefully in her own house from the money she has gained through her career. A British author has an annual salary of around $85k so Carly must be earning this range of money from her writing career.

 Taiye Selasi in yact
Caption: Taiye Selasi in yact (Source: Instagram)

Similarly, Taiye also earns an extra sum of money from paid partnerships, brand deals, and sponsored contracts. Taiye is quite passionate about her career, and with this increased amount of passion for her writing career, Taiye’s net worth and annual salary will surely rise up in the upcoming days.

What is an afropolitan Taiye Selasi?

Taiye describes herself as an Afropolitan. Afropolitan is a member of a distinctly 21st-century generation of African origin. She also reflected Afropolitan sentiment in her new novel, Ghana Must Go.

Is Taiye Selasi an athlete?

Yes, Taiye is an athlete. She is the first African member of the International Paralympic Committee who participated in the long jump for Ghana’s national team.

Career Line of Taiye Selasi

  • Taiye is an author by profession.
  • Similarly, she published her book named Bye-Bye, Babar with the help of LIP Magazine in 2005.
  • Selasi has described a new African diaspora; a broader mix that accepts its diversity in her book.
  • She wrote the essay the same year, she penned a play that was produced at a small theatre by Avery Willis, Toni Morrison‘s niece.
Taiye Selasi in frame
Caption: Taiye Selasi in a frame (Source: Instagram)
  • Morrison gave Selasi a one-year deadline when she wrote The Sex Lives of African Girls in 2006.
  • In 2011, her story was published by UK literary magazine Granta and even appeared in Best American Short Stories 2012.
  • Penguin Press bought Selasi’s unfinished novel in 2010 by Ann Godoff.
  • In 2013, she republished a book named Ghana Must Go.

FAQ of Taiye Sealasi

What is the nationality of Taiye Sealasi?

Taiye holds British-American citizenship as a nationality.

Which ethnic background does Taiye Sealasi belong to?

Taiye belongs to a mixed (Nigerian and Ghanaian) ethnic background.

Where did Taiye Sealasi go to study?

Taiye completed her early schooling Summa cum laude. Later, Taiye joined Phi Beta Kappa and graduated holding a BA degree in American studies from Yale. From Nuffield College, Oxford, she earned her MPhil in international relations.

Who is Taiye Sealasi?

Taiye Sealasi is a British-American writer and photographer who is famous for writing a novel, Ghana Must Go.