Carmen Electra

Carmen Electra

TV Actress

Tara Leigh Patrick, known professionally as Carmen Electra, is an American actress, model, singer, and media personality. She began her career as a singer after moving to Minneapolis, where she met Prince, who produced her self-titled debut studio album, released in 1993.

Full Name
Tara Leigh Patrick
Apr 20, 1972
5′ 3″
Net Worth


Carmen Electra was born on April 20, 1972 in Sharonville, Ohio. Her full name is Tara Leigh Patrick and she is of Irish, German and Native American descent. She was raised by her father, Harry Patrick, and her mother Patricia. When she was young, her father worked as an entertainer and encouraged her to pursue a career in entertainment. 

Electra began modeling at the age of 17 and appeared in several magazines including Playboy. In 1993, she moved to Los Angeles to pursue acting and landed roles in television shows such as Baywatch and Singled Out. In 1997, she starred in the hit movie “Scary Movie” which launched her career in Hollywood. She also appeared in films such as “American Vampire”, “Cheaper by the Dozen 2”, “Date Movie” and “Disaster Movie”. She has also had recurring roles on TV series such as “The Drew Carey Show” and “Glee”.

In addition to acting, Electra has released several music albums including “Carmen Electra” (1993), “Good Vibrations” (1995) and “One Way Street (2003). She has also written two books: How To Be Sexy (2009) and Every Body Is Beautiful (2013). 

Over the years Electra has become one of the most recognizable faces in Hollywood due to her appearances on TV shows, movies, music videos and magazine covers. She continues to be involved with charities such as The Humane Society of the United States and Operation Smile.

Life Timeline

<div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1972</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Carmen Electra is Born</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">On April 20, 1972, Carmen Electra was born in Sharonville, Ohio. She was born to Patricia and Harry Patrick.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1992</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Moved to Los Angeles</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Moves to Los Angeles to pursue a career in acting and modelling.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1995</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Baywatch Appearances</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Appears as a guest star in the hit TV show "Baywatch".</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1996</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Movie Debut in Scary Movie</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Debuts in the hit film "Scary Movie" playing the role of Drew Decker.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1998</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Stars in MTV Show "Singled Out"</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Starts hosting the MTV dating game show "Singled Out" with Chris Hardwick.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2009</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Married to Dave Navarro</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Carmen marries musician Dave Navarro.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2012</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Divorces Dave Navarro</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Carmen and Dave Navarro divorce after four years of marriage.</p></div>

Why We Love Them

<div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">A.</span> She's a Talented Actress</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Carmen Electra is an incredibly talented actress. She has appeared in a number of popular movies and television shows, including Baywatch, Scary Movie, and The House Bunny. Her acting ability allows her to bring characters to life and make them believable.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">B.</span> She's Gorgeous</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Carmen Electra is stunningly beautiful. She has a unique look that stands out from the crowd and her style is always on point. From her hair to her makeup, she always looks amazing.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">C.</span> She’s an Inspiration</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Carmen Electra is an inspiration to many people. Her rise to fame is inspirational and she has used her platform to help others. She uses her social media accounts to spread positivity and encourage people to be their true selves.</p></div>

Interesting Facts

<div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">1.</span> Appeared in Music Videos</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Before becoming an actress, Carmen Electra was a professional dancer, appearing in music videos for Prince, Aerosmith, and the Rolling Stones.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">2.</span> Played Lani McAfee</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Carmen Electra was most famous for her role as Lani McAfee in Baywatch, one of the most popular television series of all time.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">3.</span> Married to Dennis Rodman</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Carmen Electra married NBA star Dennis Rodman in November 1998 and divorced him 9 months later.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">4.</span> Dated Tommy Lee</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">After her divorce from Dennis Rodman, Carmen Electra dated Motley Crue drummer Tommy Lee for several years.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">5.</span> Hosted TV Shows</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Carmen Electra has hosted numerous television shows over the years, including MTV's Singled Out, The X Show, and Thursday Night Live.</p></div>


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