Tia Carrere Bio, Height & Age

Last updated: October 4, 2021
  • Tia Carrere
    Quick Bio / Wiki
  • Net Worth: $ 5,000,000
  • Birthday: 2 Jan 1967
  • Age: 54
  • Country: United States
  • Occupation: Actress, Model, Singer
  • Zodiac sign: Capricorn
  • Sexual orientation: Straight
  • Body Measurements
  • Height: 5.8 ft
  • Weight: 130 lb
  • Measurements: 35-24-35 in
  • Hair Color: Light Brown
  • Eye Color: Brown
  • Personal Life
  • Birth Name: Althea Rae Janairo
  • Nationality: American
  • Nickname: Tia
  • Religion: Unknown
  • Ethnicity: Mixed. Chinese, Spanish, Filipino and Hawaiian heritage
  • Family Details
  • Father: Alexander Janairo (Banker)
  • Mother: Audrey Duhinio Janairo (Computer supervisor)
  • Siblings: Saundra Janairo (Sister)
  • Distinctive Features
    • 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.

Movies and TV Shows

    Scooby-Doo! Mystery Incorporated poster
    Scooby-Doo! Mystery Incorporated (TV Series) (2011 - 2013) Judy Reeves / Old Daphne /
    Lilo & Stitch 2002 poster
    Lilo & Stitch (2002) Nani (voice)
    Relic Hunter poster
    Relic Hunter (TV Series) (1999 - 2002) Sydney Fox
    True Lies 1994 poster
    True Lies (1994) Juno Skinner
    Wayne's World 1992 poster
    Wayne's World (1992) Cassandra

Personal Life

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 and Tia Carrere Simon Wakelin (Ex-husband) (2002-2010) Tia and Simon were married for 7 years. They had a daughter.
  • Tie Domi Tie Domi (2002) They dated in 2002.
  • Elie Samaha and Tia Carrere Elie Samaha (Ex-husband) (1990-2000) Tia Carrere and Elie Samaha were married for 7 years.
  • Stephen Caffrey and Tia Carrere Stephen Caffrey (-) Stephen Caffrey and Tia had a relationship.
  • Stephen Hensley and Tia Carrere Stephen Hensley (-) Stephen Hensley and Tia had a relationship.

Pets

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

Houses

Tia Carrere house

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

Price: $1,625,000

Car Collection

  • Mercedes SL550 207 She Drives Mercedes Benz

Hobbies and Interests

  • Traveling

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.

Major Awards

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Saturn Award (Nominee) - 1995
Best Supporting Actress in True Lies (1994)
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Grammy Awards (Win) - 2011
Best Hawaiian Music Album
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Grammy Awards (Win) - 2009
Best Hawaiian Music Album
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MTV Movie Award (Nominee) - 1995
Best Dance Sequence in True Lies (1994)
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MTV Movie Award (Nominee) - 1992
Most Desirable Female in Wayne's World (1992)

Net Worth & Social Media

Net Worth $ 5,000,000