The FHM-USA's 100 Sexiest Women in the World in 2001, Tia Carrere is an actress and model from the United States. She has also established herself as a voice artist and singer. She is famous for her role in the soap opera, General Hospital.
Early Life and Educational Background of Tia Carrere
A Chinese, Spanish, Filipino, and Hawaiian descent, Tia was born as Althea Rae Janairo in Honolulu, Hawaii, the United States of America to Audrey Duhinio Janairo and Alexander Janairo. She was born and raised in an upper-middle-class family.
Marriage, Divorce, & Children
On 22nd of November 1992, Tia got married to Elie Samaha. Elie is a talented actor, writer, producer, and a nightclub owner. They were happily married, however, in 1999, she was linked with former Canadian professional ice hockey player, Tie Domi. These love affairs dissolved her first married life and she got divorced from her first husband, Elie in February 2000.
On 31st of December 2002, Tia got married for the second time to Simon Wakelin. Simon is a photojournalist from Great Britain. As a loving spouse, they welcomed their only child, a sweet little baby girl, Bianca Wakelin at the end of 2005. The pair got divorced later on April 2, 2010, citing irreconcilable differences.
Tia was interested in singing since she was a child. As she had a sweet loving voice, she took part in 1985 Star Search, however; she was eliminated from the first round of this competition. She was losing her hope but she also became lucky that year as she was discovered by a local producer while she was at the Waikiki grocery store.
Movies and TV Shows
She then appeared in his movie, Aloha Summer. She then began her modeling career at Los Angeles, California. With the start of 1985, she appeared in the television series, Airwolf. That year, she also appeared in the daytime soap opera General Hospital and this role raised her to prominence.
Later, she appeared in a number of movies such as Back in the Day, Showdown in Manila, Gutshot Straight, and so on. Her latest movie was Palm Swings where she portrayed Ms. Cherry Bomb. She has also appeared in You May Not Kiss the Bride in 2010 alongside Katharine McPhee, Rob Schneider, and Dave Annable.
She has also given her voice in a couple of several video games such as Saints Row and its fourth part.
In 2018, Tia was the part of TV series Stretch Armstrong and the Flex Fighters for three episodes. Likewise, she also was seen as a voice actor of the character named Nana in The Legend of Hallowaiian.
What is Tia Carrere's net worth?
Tia Carrere's net worth is estimated to be around $5 million and all of her salaries comes from her career in the entertainment industry.
Age: As of 2019, Tia is 52 years old. She was born on January 2, 1967.
Height: Tia is 1.73 m tall, ie. 5 feet 8 inches.