April 20, 1972
48 years old
5 ft 2½ in | 159 cm tall
37-25-36 in | 94-63.5-91.5 cm
57 kg | 126 pounds
6 US | 36.5 EU
Tara Leigh Patrick, known professionally as Carmen Electra was born in Sharonville, Ohio, United States, on April 20, 1972, is an American actress.
Young Carmen Electra first started her career as a dancer, at amusement park Kings Island in Mason, Ohio (1990).
She made her big screen debut in comedy horror film American Vampire (1997) in role as Sulka.
She got her television debut in police and science fiction drama series Baywatch Nights (1996) in role as Candy.
Her breakthrough performance came as Lani McKenzie in action drama television series Baywatch (1997-1998).
She released her debut album "Carmen Electra" in 1993, produced by Prince.
She won the MTV Movie Award for Best Kiss for her role as Staci in buddy cop action comedy film Starsky & Hutch (2004).
Dirty Love (2005) romantic comedy opposite Jenny McCarthy, Eddie Kaye Thomas and Kam Heskin
Monster Island (2004) science fiction horror with Daniel Letterle, Mary Elizabeth Winstead and Adam West
An American Vampire Story (1997) comedy horror opposite Adam West, Sidney Lassick and Trevor Lissauer
Date Movie (2006) romantic comedy with Alyson Hannigan, Adam Campbell and Sophie Monk
Meet the Spartans (2008) parody opposite Sean Maguire, Jareb Dauplaise and Ken Davitian
Perfume (2001) drama with Paul Sorvino, Leslie Mann and Jeff Goldblum
Whacked! (2002) action comedy opposite Patrick Muldoon and Paul Sampson
Rent Control (2003) romantic comedy with Melissa Joan Hart and Ryan Browning
Cheaper by the Dozen 2 (2005) family comedy opposite Steve Martin, Bonnie Hunt and Hilary Duff
Scary Movie 4 (2006) science fantasy comedy horror in role as Holly
Lap Dance (2014) drama opposite Ali Cobrin, James Remar and Briana Evigan
Book of Fire (2015) action horror in role as Theodora, opposite Nicole Sienna and Shane Brolly
She hosted MTV dating game show Singled Out (1997–1999).
Hyperion Bay (1998) The WB drama television series in role as Sarah Hicks
She hosted variety game show Dance Fever (2003).
She voiced Six in science fiction comedy television series Tripping the Rift (2004-2005).
Summerland (2005) The WB drama series in role as Mona
She appeared as a guest judge in Fox reality television dance competition show So You Think You Can Dance (2011) in season 8 and in British talent show competition Britain's Got Talent (2012) in series 6.
Alone Together (2018) Freeform comedy series in role as Tia
She appeared in sports documentary miniseries The Last Dance (2020).
Attended the Ann Weigel Elementary School.
Graduated from Princeton High School in Sharonville (1990).
Graduated from Barbizon Modeling and Acting School in Cincinnati.
Studied dancing from Gloria J. Simpson at Dance Artists Studio in Western Hills.
Has four brothers and one sister.
Has English, German, Irish and Dutch ancestry.
Featured in Playboy five times: May 1996, June 1997, December 2000, April 2003 and January 2009.
She also worked as a dancer with girl group and dance ensemble The Pussycat Dolls.
Featured in music videos for:
Bloodhound Gang "The Inevitable Return of the Great White Dope" (1999)
Lil' Kim "No Matter What They Say" (2000)
Mams Taylor "LA Girls" (2009)
The Pussycat Dolls "Hush Hush; Hush Hush" (2009)
Filter "No Love" (2010)
She dated Prince (1990-1991).
She was married to Dave Navarro (2003-2007) and Dennis Rodman (1998-1999).
Has been engaged to Rob Patterson (2008-2012).