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Tia Carrere Biography, Age, Husband, Children, Family, Wiki & More

Updated On : January 3, 2019

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Short Biography

Tia Carrere was born on 02-01-1967 in Honolulu in the state of Hawaii, United States. She is an American Film Actress, Model, Voice Artist, Singer, Television Actress, Video Game Artist & Musician who works in Hollywood industry.

Tia Carrere Complete Bio & Career

Tia is a model, singer, actress, and winner of the Grammy award. She is known through roles in the Wayne's World and Wayne's World 2 movies and the Relic Hunter adventure TV series. When she was 12 years old, her parents and even her two sisters began working in Samoa, Carrere lived in Honolulu with her grandmother. 
She took the stage name Tia Carrere in 1984. Tia is an abbreviation of her true name Althea, borrowing from the actress Barbara Carrera the last name Carrere. Soon after she was finally discovered as an actress and started playing her first film role, she moved to Los Angeles as the holder of a Screen Actors Guild membership card. In 1992, People Magazine listed her on the 50 Most Beautiful People list, and in 1995 and 2001, FHM ranked her among the " 100 sexiest women. " " The pictures were printed in the issue of January 2003, the cover of which also engraved them. She was thrilled with her, so she played Lani 's role in the Greco Aloha Summer film. In 1985, she took part in the General Hospital soap opera, where she continued to do acting from 1985-87. 
She also played a guest appearance in the A-Team action series during this time. She starred at Vietnam's Airwolf, MacGyver, Back to the Past, A Terrible Family, Crypt Stories and NAM service. " In 1992, she became widely known to the audience for her role as rock singer " Cassandra Wong " in the hit comedy Wayne's World, which she featured the following year in the sequel to Wayne's World 2. In 1995, she played one of the leading roles in The Daedalus Encounter interactive CD - ROM game. She met Daniel Ho there, with whom she would win Grammy later. They formed a band covering Black Sabbath and AC / DC songs with Carrere as lead singer. She also earns her musical ability to her key role in Wayne's World film comedy, which led her to the major breakthrough as an actress. She now had the chance to show her musical skills in this film and took over the vocal parts of the film itself.
She also contributed three songs to the film's soundtrack, which was later awarded double platinum. " Several years went by before she came back to music and recorded her second album with her childhood friend Daniel Ho, released in June 2007 in North America. She remained loyal to her homeland under the title " Hawaiian " and joined the band in 2008, and also nominated for the 2008 Grammy Awards for Best Hawaiian Music Album. In 2011, she received a Grammy award for Huana Ke Aloha in the category of " Best Hawaiian Music Album. " In 2006, Tia and dancer Maksim Chmerkovskiy took part in the dance show Dancing with the Stars on ABC. In 2009, she hosted the 51st Grammy Awards with Wayne Brady. 

Tia Carrere Family, Relatives and Other Relations

Tia Carrere was born to Alexander Janairo and Audrey Duhinio Janairo. She has a sister named Saundra Janairo.  She was married two times with  Elie Samaha (1992-2000) and Simon Wakelin (2002-2010) and has a child named Bianca Wakelin.

Life's Important Dates Of Tia Carrere

Body Measurements

Breast Size 32
Waist Size 28
Hip Size 34
Body Figure 32-28-34
Skin Colour Fair
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Black

Personal Info

Home Town Honolulu, Hawaii, U.S.
Nationality American
Religion Christian
Address Los Angeles, California
School N/A
College N/A
Qualification N/A
Hobbies Travelling, Listening Music, Reading
Marital Status Married
Debut Zombie Nightmare (1987)
Best Movies Aloha Summer (1988)
Fine Gold (1989)
Enemy (1990)
Showdown in Little Tokyo (1991) among others
Salary N/A
Net Worth N/A


Favorite Color Black, Red
Favorite Place Dubai, Italy
Favorite Food Non Veg Food, Fish

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Tia Carrere

  • In 2011, she won yet another Grammy Award for her album Huana Ke Aloha for the category of Best Hawaiian Music Album.
  • In the 2nd season of Dancing with the Stars and in the fifth season of The Celebrity Apprentice, she participated as a contestant.
  • She got her first big break as a starter at the General Hospital daytime soap opera.
  • In 2009, she co- hosted the pre-Grammy Awards telecast online along with Wayne Brady.
  • She is known through roles in the movies Wayne's World and Wayne's World 2 and the adventure television series Relic Hunter .
  • In 1994, she won the ShoWest Convention Award for the category of Female Star of Tomorrow
  • In 1995, she played one of the leading roles in The Daedalus Encounter interactive CD- ROM game.
  • In August 2003 she was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award by the Philippine President Gloria Macapagal- Arroyo's to honour her film as well as the recording career.

Tia Carrere Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

57 years, 5months, 20 days old age Tia Carrere will turn 58 on 02 January, 2025. Only 6 months, 10 days, 11 hours,9 minutes has left for her next birthday.

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Tia Carrere has celebrated the total number of 57 birthdays till date. See the analysis by days count and bar graph.

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