Tanishq Abraham from "Child Genius" is one of the contestants featured in the Lifetime reality competition series. He is ten years old and lives in Sacramento, California.

Tanishq Abraham, like most children, loves to have fun but is also a child prodigy. By the time he was just seven years old, he had started on-campus college classes, given talks and lectures at college and professional groups, and written several articles for an astronomical society. At eight years old, he became the founding vice president of his college astronomy club. He has also helped discover a supernova, an exoplanet and a solar storm watch, using NASA's data through an online program. 

Since he was three years old, he has participated in many piano recitals and competitions. Since he was six years old, he has been a chorister of the San Francisco Boys Chorus. Other extracurricular activities have included soccer, tennis, table tennis, swimming, art classes and acting.

Tanishq joined MENSA at four years old. He was a Davidson Young Scholar at 6 years old. He was awarded "Top 5" at the National Science Bee by the North South Foundation in 2011 and first place, third place and honorable ribbon at the California State Exposition in 2012.


Where does he live? Find out here.

Age: ∼12 years old
Hometown: Sacramento, CA
Current Residence: Sacramento, CA

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