Tonye Patano Biography

Updated On Mar 03, 2019 Published On Nov 22, 2015
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Date of Birth: 1971 , October-16
Birth Nation: United States
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Heylia James on the television series Weeds is Tonye Patano in real life. In reality, she is not an addict of marijuana and as well the dealer of drugs but is the patient of diabetes. She is a famous America actress who is well-known for her role in television shows like Law & Order, Sex and the City, Monk, and many more.

Early Life And Family Of Tonye Patano

Tonye Patano was born Tonye T. Patano on October 16, 1961, and is aged 57 as of early 2019. She was born in California, the United States of America to parents of African and American descent. She was raised in the middle-class family.

Tonye is of American nationality and belongs to the black ethnicity. Secretive Tonye has not revealed anything about her educational background, parents, and siblings.

Tonye Patano's Career

Tonye Patano, who began her career from Neil Simon's 45 Seconds from Broadway, has now appeared in dozens of movies and television shows. 

Starting a professional career in 2001, Tonye has acted in many television shows and television series like The Americans, Law & Order,  A Vigilante, Every Secret Thing, The Savages, Little Manhattan, Roxanne Roxanne, and many others.

Tonye Patano's Net Worth

Though Tonye Patano's net worth and salary are under review, sources claim that her net worth is reported to be around $500 thousand. She might have collected such a high figure of salary from her professional acting career.

Tonye Patano's Personal Life

While talking about Tonye Patano's personal life and current relationship status, it is quite confusing as she has kept almost everything away from the media.

Some sources claim that Tonye is a married woman or dating her boyfriend, but there is no exact proof about it whereas some gossip mongers claim that she is enjoying single life focusing on her professional career. She also almost encountered death after suffering the stroke in 2005.

Tonye is yet to reveal information regarding her height, weight, and body measurements.

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Born in California, United States of America

October 16 , 1961

Born as Tonye T. Patano in California, United States of America to parents of African and American descent, Tonye was raised in middle class family. She is an American and is of black ethnicity. Both of her parents were actor and actress. 

Began her acting career

2001

Bold and dashing woman Tonye, who is known for her fabulous acting, began her acting career since 2001. She began her acting career in 2001 from the Broadway play. Her first acting role was in the play, 45 Seconds from Broadway. 

Was diagnosed with diabetes

1996

Heylia James on the television series Weeds is Tonye Patano in real life. In reality, she is not an addict of marijuana and as well the dealer of drugs but is the patient of diabetes. She was diagnosed with diabetes in 1996. 

Suffered a stroke

2005

She was one of the healthy women till the end of 1995 but in 1996 she was diagnosed with the diabetes. But 2005 almost took her away from everyone. She almost encountered the death after suffering the stroke in 2005.

Won NAMIC Vision Awards

2007

In 2006, she got her first nomination in major awards and that was in the NAMIC Vision Awards. She got her nomination in this award for her role of Heylia James on the television series Weeds. She won this award for the first time in 2007 for Best Actress - Comedy. 

Nominated in Image Awards

2008

Image Awards is one of the prestigious awards in the acting world and everyone really fells honored if they win this award. She has also been nominated in this award in 2008 for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series. 

Net Worth

2019

As of early 2019, Tonye Patano' net worth is reported to be around $500 thousand.