Parents Mr William Blanchard and Mrs Patricia Blanchard were blessed with baby Tammy Blanchard on the blissful date of 14 December in 1976 in Bayonne, New Jersey in the USA. Tammy was raised in Bayonne. Her childhood was not a bed of roses. Her parents got divorced, and her late father who was an alcoholic was a war veteran. He suffered from diseases like lung cancer and AIDS and died in 1998. Her mother Patricia Blanchard single handily supported Tammy and her two siblings William and Thomas Blanchard.