Carmen Electra

Model + Actress
Born Apr 20, 1972

Tara Leigh Patrick, better known by her stage name Carmen Electra, is an American glamour model, actress, television personality, singer, and dancer. She gained fame for her appearances in Playboy magazine, on the MTV game show Singled Out, on the TV series Baywatch, and dancing with the Pussycat Dolls, and has since had roles in the parody films Scary Movie, Date Movie, Epic Movie, Meet the Spartans, and Disaster Movie.… Read More

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1972 Birth Born on April 20, 1972.


1990 18 Years Old 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.
1991 19 Years Old In 1991, she moved to California and met Prince. … Read More


1995 23 Years Old In 1995, Electra started appearing in television shows.
1996 24 Years Old In May 1996, she was featured in a nude pictorial in Playboy magazine, the first of several. … Read More
Electra was featured in Playboy four more times: June 1997, December 2000, April 2003, and the January 2009 anniversary issue. … Read More
In 1998, Electra was dating NBA star Dennis Rodman when in August her mother and sister died within weeks of each other.
1999 27 Years Old 1 More Event
In 1999, she appeared in the Bloodhound Gang's music video of "The Inevitable Return of the Great White Dope". … Read More


2002 30 Years Old In 2002, an extinct species of fly was named Carmenelectra shechisme in honor of Electra's "splendid somal structure".
2003 31 Years Old 1 More Event
She returned to Baywatch for the 2003 reunion movie, Baywatch: Hawaiian Wedding.
2004 32 Years Old In 2004, Electra appeared as characters in the video game Def Jam: Fight for New York and as one of the celebrity challenges in the video game ESPN NFL 2K5.
2005 33 Years Old 1 More Event
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. … Read More
2006 34 Years Old 1 More Event
In late 2006, Electra was featured in commercials by Taco Bell. … Read More


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 child birth.
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