Tanya had completed her primary education from the Redland High School for Girls in Bristol, England and then studied at Pembroke College, Oxford, where she gained a degree in metallurgy and materials science. Beckett joined CNBC Europe in 1993 as a business and political reporter. Moreover, Tanya has also spent her career presenting business news for broadcasters including NBC Europe and CNBC Europe, News Direct Radio 97.3 in London, Sky News and CNN International.
Beckett then joined the BBC in June 1998. Since then, she has been a presenter for programs such as BBC Two's Working Lunch in 1998, BBC Breakfast, The World Today on BBC One and, from 2001, BBC News Channel and BBC World News. Moreover, Tanya had also started to present Talking Business on the BBC News Channel in June 2015. She also presents TV version of Witness a monthly highlights program of stories told by the people who were there.
If we talk about the personal life of Tanya, it is known that she had got married to her husband Edward Charles on 16 September 2001. After living together for 12 years the couple divorced. The couple has three children together from their failed marriage. Tanya earns her salary from her Journalism career such that her estimated net worth is about U.S $ 50 million.