About Carmen Electra
Tara Leigh Patrick, also known by her stage name of Carmen Electra, is a famous American model, singer, and actress.
She began her career by modeling in 1996 and became one of the most famous faces. Carmen Electra was also frequently seen on the pages of Playboy magazine. Please continue reading to learn more about his famous American model and actress, Carmen Electra, including her net worth, family life, early career, and awards.
Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits
What is Carmen Electra's net worth?
Carmen Electra has a net worth of about $8 million.
How much does Carmen Electra earn per year?
Carmen Electra earns about $2.3 million every year.
Height, Age & Physical Attributes
How tall is Carmen Electra?
Did you know? Carmen Electra is 5 ft 2 in (160cm) tall.
How old is Carmen Electra?
Carmen Electra was born on April 20, 1972, and is 50 years old as of June 2022.
Childhood And Education
The model was born Tara Patrick to Patricia Patrick, her mother, on April 20, 1972, in Ohio, US. Her father, Harry Patrick, was an entertainer, while his wife was a singer. Carmen Electra went on to study at Ann Weigel Elementary School when she started to learn dancing. Carmen Electra used to learn dance in Western Hills at a studio called Dance Artists Studio. She started her career as a dancer at Kings Island.
She then went on to attend School for Creative Arts. Worthy of note is the fact that Nick Lachey also attended this school. Nick Lachey, also an actor, collaborated with the model in the 'Peter Pan' production.
Family, Romance, And Relationships
Who is Carmen Electra's partner?
Carmen Electra married Dennis Rodman in 1998 in Las Vegas. The married life was, however, short-lived since just nine days after the wedding, Dennis Rodman claimed that he was not of sound mind when he went forward with the wedding and filed for a divorce. However, the couple did go on to be together in New Year's and then four months after separated at last in April 1999. Carmen claimed that the marriage occurred in Las Vegas on short notice and was not pre-planned.
Carmen Electra then married Dave Navarro on November 22, 2003. Dave Navarro was the lead guitarist of a rock band named Jane's Addiction. However, this marriage was also short-lived as well, and then in 2004, Electra got engaged to Rob Patterson. Carmen also dated Simon Cowell for some time in between as well.
Career And Professional Highlights
Best Known For…
Carmen Electra started her career in 1990. She started dancing on Kings Island and performed in a show called 'Its Magic.' Carmen then went to Minneapolis and met with Prince. She signed a record along with Prince's Paisley Park Records soon after the meet-up. Carmen released her debut songs in the same year and also an album in 1993. However, this was the only album she ever released.
Carmen Electra has worked in various parody films as well. She was a cast member of the 'Scary Movie' franchise. She also appeared in 'Epic Movie' in 2007, which was not a commercial success. Aside from the 'Epic Movie,' almost all her other parody films, like the 'Scary Movie' franchise, did pretty well. Carmen Electra was also a judge in 'Britain's Got Talent' auditions which took place in London.
She also modeled for different magazines. She is most well known for her appearances in 'Playboy Magazine.' Along with this, she did many comic book covers, like 'Razor' and many more. She was also the spokesperson for Ritz Camera Centres and appeared in various ads.
She has worked in many movies, and some of her film credits include 'American Dreamz,' 'Meet the Spartans,' and 'Barry Munday.' She was also a co-host on television shows like the MTV game in 1997. The April-born star has worked in the 'Date Movie' as well. She was also seen many times collaborating with one of the most famous girl group bands of the time, the Pussycat Dolls. Carmen was also featured as a guest in the group as well.
In 2007, Carmen released her first book as well. It was titled 'How To Be Sexy.' However, the book did not do too well in the industry. Carmen also starred in 'Cheaper By The Dozen 2,' released in 2005, a family comedy movie. However, it received criticism from the majority of the audience. However, the movie did really well at Box Office, and the actress even got a lot of praise for her work on it as well.
'House,' which is one of the most well-grossing medical drama television series of all time, also cast Carmen in a guest role. She played the role of an injured golfer in the episode and also a farmer. Along with acting, she has also taken part in voice acting.
She appeared in 'The Last Dance,' which was a sports documentary mini-series released in 2020. Electra also judged on 'So You Think You Can Dance' in 2011, the franchise's eighth season. She was a guest judge on the show and made her appearance with the other regular judges.
Carme has been a part of various charities. She started a fundraised for brain tumor survivors which is titled 'Head To Hollywood.' She has been a part of other charities such as Elevate Hope and HollyRod Foundation.
What awards has Carmen Electra won?
The model won the Best Kiss category in the 2004 MTC Movie and TV Awards for her role in 'Starsky & Hutch.' She also got nominated in 2006, 2007, 2008, and 2009 in the Golden Raspberry Awards in the role of Worst Supporting Actress and won in 2007 for her role in 'Scary Movie 4' and 'Date Movie.'
Other Interesting Carmen Electra Facts And Trivia
- Did you know? After the model lost her mother, Patricia, she claimed that her older sister took the place of her second mother.
- On many occasions, Carmen Electra has talked about her mother's passing, claiming she was her best friend.
- Carmen lived in Beverly Hills until 2002 and then went on to buy a mansion in Hollywood Hills for $1.35 billion.
- Carmen has been featured in Playboy Magazine over four times.
- Electra has often been considered a pop culture icon and was widely appraised for her good looks as well.
- In 2007, Carmen released her first book titled 'How To Be Sexy.'
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