Tonya Simmons was born on October 26, in Chicago, IL. As a child her family relocated to Colorado. While in high school she ran track which led her to the Junior Olympics in Syracuse, NY.After high school she furthered her education with a Bachelor’s Degree in Speech Communication, and a Masters Degree in Education. Tonya taught grades kindergarten through third grade prior to starting her acting career.
Currently Tonya lives in Chicago where she works as an actress. She has appeared in film projects, and theatrical productions in the Chicago area. Tonya’s voice can be heard in various commercials across the nation.During her spare time she enjoys outings with her daughter, eating at restaurants, exercising, yoga, reading, shopping, and blogging on her site smartandsnazzykids.com.