Tia Carrere Bio, Height & AgeLast updated: October 25, 2022
- Net Worth: $ 5,000,000
- Birthday: 2 Jan 1967
- Age: 55
- Country: United States
- Occupation: Actress, Model, Singer
- Zodiac sign: Capricorn
- Sexual orientation: Straight
- Height: 5.8 ft
- Weight: 130 lb
- Measurements: 35-24-35 in
- Hair Color: Light Brown
- Eye Color: Brown
- Birth Name: Althea Rae Janairo
- Nationality: American
- Nickname: Tia
- Religion: Unknown
- Ethnicity: Mixed. Chinese, Spanish, Filipino and Hawaiian heritage
- Father: Alexander Janairo (Banker)
- Mother: Audrey Duhinio Janairo (Computer supervisor)
- Siblings: Saundra Janairo (Sister)
- Long hair
- Good looking
- Prominent cheekbones
Who Is Tia Carrere?
Althea Rae Janairo who is better known by her professional name Tia Carrere, was born on January 2, 1967 at Honolulu, Hawaii, United States. She is an actress, model and a two-time Grammy Award-winning singer.
She played Cassandra Wong in the feature films Wayne’s World and Wayne’s World 2, Nani in Lilo & Stitch, its sequel films, Queen Tyr’ahnee in Duck Dodgers, Juno Skinner in True Lies, and Sydney Fox in the television series Relic Hunter.
Marital Status: Divorced.
Children: Gave birth to her only child at age 38, a daughter, Bianca Wakelin (September 25, 2005). Child’s father is her second husband, Simon Wakelin.
- Simon Wakelin (Ex-husband) (2002-2010) Tia and Simon were married for 7 years. They had a daughter.
- Tie Domi (2002) They dated in 2002.
- Elie Samaha (Ex-husband) (1990-2000) Tia Carrere and Elie Samaha were married for 7 years.
- Stephen Caffrey (-) Stephen Caffrey and Tia had a relationship.
- Stephen Hensley (-) Stephen Hensley and Tia had a relationship.
Quotes and Sayings
- "I can’t stand when people say, Don’t hate me because I’m beautiful. OK, how about I hate you because you said that." - Tia Carrere
- "I had been gullible, naive, soft, pliable. That’s why I got taken advantage of. To survive, you have to have a tough skin." - Tia Carrere
- "I was very young. I thought I knew a lot and I really didn’t. I trusted the wrong people." - Tia Carrere
- "I like theme parks. The fastest roller coaster I’ve ever been on is at a casino in Nevada." - Tia Carrere
- "I love to sing, so I just figured that I was going to sing or something." - Tia Carrere
- "I’m not really this rock’n’roll chick." - Tia Carrere
In 2015, she bought this house for a huge sum of $1,625,000. The property is spread on a vast area of 3,567 square feet.
Location: Topanga, CA
- She Drives Mercedes Benz
Hobbies and Interests
Facts & Trivia
Had a body double used for a nude hot tub scene in Showdown in Little Tokyo (1991).
Her surname is pronounced “KUH-rare-uh“.
The actress was listed as one of “50 Most Beautiful People in the World” by People magazine in 1992.
Tia Carrere height is 5 Feet 8 Inches (173 centimeters tall).
She speaks Hawaiian Pidgin fluently.
Best Supporting Actress in True Lies (1994)
Best Hawaiian Music Album
Best Hawaiian Music Album
Best Dance Sequence in True Lies (1994)
Most Desirable Female in Wayne's World (1992)