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- What does Carmen Electra do for a living?
- Who are Carmen Electra’s parents and siblings?
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- Is Carmen Electra married or does he have a girlfriend?
- Does Carmen Electra have any children?
- Where is Carmen Electra now?
- How tall is Carmen Electra?
- How much money does Carmen Electra earn?
- What is Carmen Electra’s net worth?
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Who is Carmen Electra?
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.
Electra began glamour modeling in 1996 with frequent appearances in Playboy magazine. She later relocated to Los Angeles to pursue a career as an actress, playing the role of Lani McKenzie in the television drama series Baywatch (1997–1998), which gained her status as a sex symbol. From 1997 to 1999, she hosted the MTV game show Singled Out.
Electra made her film debut in the horror-comedy American Vampire (1997) and subsequently appeared in the films Get Over It (2001), Starsky & Hutch (2004), Cheaper by the Dozen 2 (2005), and Hot Tamale (2006). She has also appeared in multiple parody films, such as the Scary Movie film series (2000–2006), Date Movie (2006), Epic Movie (2007), Meet the Spartans (2008), and Disaster Movie (2008).
In 2005, Electra joined the voice cast of the animated television series Tripping the Rift and was a regular until the series ended. She has also occasionally worked as a dancer, most notably with The Pussycat Dolls, as a featured guest of the group on VH1 Divas 2004.
Carmen Electra’s Career
Electra started her professional career in 1990 as a dancer at Kings Island in Mason, Ohio, in the show “It’s Magic”, one of the more popular shows in the park’s history. In 1991, she moved to Minneapolis, Minnesota, where she met singer and songwriter Prince. Soon after, Electra signed a recording contract with Prince’s Paisley Park Records and began a short-lived singing career. Decades later she would return to music, occasionally performing with The Pussycat Dolls, most notably as a featured guest of the group when they shared the stage with artists like Patti LaBelle and Debbie Harry on VH1 Divas 2004.
During her time at Paisley Park Records, she officially became known as Carmen Electra. In 1995, Electra started appearing in television shows. In May 1996, she was featured in a nude pictorial in Playboy magazine, the first of several. This exposure led to higher profile television appearances, including Baywatch (cast member in 1997–1998, as Lani McKenzie) and MTV’s Singled Out. She returned to Baywatch for the 2003 reunion movie, Baywatch: Hawaiian Wedding. Electra was featured in Playboy four more times: June 1997, December 2000, April 2003, and the January 2009 anniversary issue. She was on the cover of the last three of these issues.
In 1997, Electra appeared in the films American Vampire and Good Burger. In 1999, she appeared in the Bloodhound Gang’s music video of “The Inevitable Return of the Great White Dope”. That same year she appeared in the film The Mating Habits of the Earthbound Human.
Film and other work
Electra’s 2000s feature film appearances include the horror film Scary Movie (2000). In 2004, she appeared in the remake of the 1970s TV show Starsky & Hutch (2004), for which she won an MTV Movie Award for Best Kiss. Her subsequent films during that decade include Cheaper by the Dozen 2 (2005); Scary Movie 4 and Date Movie in 2006; Epic Movie (2007); and Meet the Spartans and Disaster Movie in 2008. She was featured in some video spoofs of lonelygirl15 that advertised Epic Movie.
In 2002, an extinct species of fly was named Carmenelectra shechisme in honor of Electra’s “splendid somal structure”. In 2004, Electra appeared as the character in the video game Def Jam: Fight for New York and as one of the celebrity challenges in the video game ESPN NFL 2K5. Later, In 2005, she appeared in an episode of House (series 1, ep. 21), in which she portrayed herself as an injured golfer and an injured farmer, playing out House’s fantasy.
That same year, she joined the voice cast of the animated series Tripping the Rift, replacing Gina Gershon as the voice of the sexy android “Six”. Also in 2005, she began the Naked Women’s Wrestling League, acting as the commissioner for the professional wrestling promotion. In late 2006, Electra was featured in commercials by Taco Bell. The following year, she became a published author with the release of her book, How to Be Sexy.
Electra appeared as a guest judge on So You Think You Can Dance Season 8 on July 6, 2011. She appeared along with regular series judges Nigel Lythgoe and Mary Murphy and fellow guest judge Travis Wall. In 2012, Electra joined Britain’s Got Talent as a guest judge for the auditions staged in London, she acted as a replacement for Amanda Holden, who was absent due to complications following childbirth.
How Old is Carmen Electra?
Electra was born on April 20, 1972, in Sharonville, Ohio. She is currently 48 years old.
Carmen Electra‘s Family
Who are Carmen Electra’s parents?
Electra’s parents are Harry Patrick, a guitarist and entertainer, and his wife Patricia, a singer.
Does Carmen Electra have siblings?
Electra has five siblings.
Carmen Electra‘s Education
Electra attended Ann Weigel Elementary School and studied dance under Gloria J. Simpson at Dance Artists studio in Western Hills until age nine when she enrolled in the School for Creative and Performing Arts (SCPA), a magnet arts school in the Cincinnati Public School District. graduated from Princeton High School in Sharonville in 1990, having transferred there from SCPA two years prior. Additionally, Electra attended and graduated from Barbizon Modeling and Acting School in Cincinnati.
Carmen Electra‘s Husband
During this time, Electra had been dating NBA star, Dennis Rodman. She and Rodman wed in November 1998 at Little Chapel of the Flowers in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Carmen Electra‘s Children – Kids
Electra does not have any children.
Carmen Electra’s Net Worth
Electra has an estimated net worth of $8 million.
Electra’s height is 5 ft 3 in and weighs around 57 kg.