Tia Carrere Short Bio
Althea Rae Janairo better known today as Tia Carrere is an American actress, model, voice artist, and singer. She was born and raised in Honolulu, Hawaii, is the daughter of Audrey Duhinio Janairo, a computer supervisor, and Alexander Janairo, a banker. She is Capricorn and having Hawaiian, Chinese, Spanish, and Filipino ancestry. For education, she was entered Sacred Hearts Academy, and shows her skill in singing since then.
Tia Carrere Body Measurement Table
|Date of birth||January 2, 1967|
|Age||47 years old|
|Height||5 feet 8 inches|
|Hip Size||35 inches|
|Waist Size||24 inches|
|Weight||69 kg 130 pounds|
Tia Carrere Career
Tia Carrere participating in the television show Star Search at the age of 17 years. She was eliminated in the first round. However, she is identified by a local producer of film and then turned to a film career. Her first role is that of Amy in the movie Jack Bravman, Zombie Nightmare in 1986.
Wishing to continue along this path, Tia Carrere stood at Los Angeles (California, USA) and becomes a model few months. She landed a role in Central Hospital between 1985 and 1987. At the same time, she made a brief appearance in the A-Team, which was supposed to offer her a leading role. She also participated in an episode of Airwolf, Quantum Leap and MacGyver, where she played a karate instructor.She then connects films as The commando’s last chance Richard Lang in 1989, George Rowe Fatal Mission in 1990 and finally a more substantial role in Harley Davidson and the Marlboro Man by Simon Wincer.Her first major role was that of Cassandra, a rock singer and loving Wayne (Mike Myers) in Wayne’s World in 1992. She reprises his role the following year in Wayne’s World 2.There followed other roles in major films, including the role of Juno Skinner in True Lies (action film with Arnold Schwarzenegger sides in 1994), the thief Gina Walker in The Immortals (1995), and secretary Victoria Chapell in High School High and finally in rising Sun, in which she played Jingo Asakuma alongside Sean Connery.
From 1999 to 2003, Tia Carrere gets the lead role in the series Relic Hunter. She plays Sydney Fox, a professor in archeology. She participates as a competitor in the reality TV show Dancing with the Stars but was eliminated on February 3, 2006. She also appears again in television series such as Newport Beach in 2006 or Nip / Tuck in 2007.After her stint in Dancing with the Stars 2, it will retry once again with reality TV celebrities being part of The Celebrity Apprentice 5 in 2012 on the NBC channel.
Tia Carrere Controversy
While still married for the first time, Tia Carrere is accused having affair with then Toronto Maple Leaf Tie Domi. The affair is getting complicated because Tie Domi is still married. And until now she won’t speak at all about that affair that give her an image as home wrecker.
Tia Carrere Dating
Tia Carrere was dated and married to film producer Elie Samaha in 1992 but divorcing him in 2000. She then meet and date photojournalist Simon Wakelin then marrying him on November 30, 2002. They blessed with daughter Bianca who was born September 25, 2005. Five years latter, the couple are divorced due irreconcilable differences and the physical abuse.
Tia Carrere Net Worth
As the model, actress and the regular cast of several reality show, it makes Tia Carrere met worth is about $3 million dollars.