Who is Tia Carrere?
Tia Carrere who is best known for appearing in TV shows and films like “General Hospital”, “Lilo & Stitch”, “Relic Hunter” and “AJ and the Queen” is an actress/singer/model from the United States of America who has been active in the film industry since 1985. She is also a singer and specializes in the Hawaiian genre. She has been active in the music industry since 1992. To date, she has bagged two Grammys with four studio albums under her belt. She is currently signed to a label called Daniel Ho Creations. She has also collaborated with him.
|Full Name||Althea Rae Duhinio Janairo|
|Date of Birth||January 2 of 1967|
|Birth Place||Honolulu, Hawaii|
|Parents||Audrey Lee Janairo and Alexander Janairo|
|Age||53 years old|
|Height||5 feet and 8 inches|
|Net Worth||$ 5 million|
Tia Carrere and Elie Samaha got married in 1992. Elie is a film producer. They got divorced in February of 2000. After two years, in November of 2002, she got married to Simon Wakelin. Simon is a photojournalist. Together they have a daughter named Bianca Wakelin. They got divorced in August of 2010. They share custody of their daughter Bianca. Currently, she resides in LA.
Height, Weight, and Age
Tia Carrere stands 5 feet and 8 inches tall and weighs approximately 133 pounds. As of December of 2020, she is 53 years old. She can be recognized by her dark brown eyes, brown hair, and fair skin tone.
Early Life and Education
Tia Carrere’s birth name is Althea Rae Duhinio Janairo. She was born to parents Audrey Lee Janairo and Alexander Janairo on the day of January 2 of 1967 in Honolulu which is located in Hawaii. Her mother worked as a computer supervisor and her father worked as a banker. She was keen on singing ever since she was a child. She studied in SHA (Sacred Hearts Academy). She got a role in the film called “Aloha Summer” after she was spotted by a producer in a grocery store.
Tia Carrere is active on social media platforms like Instagram. She has 76.7k followers on Instagram and 36.3k followers on Twitter as of January of 2021.
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Tia Carrere first appeared in a film in 1987 with the film “Zombie Nightmare” in which she played the role of Amy. She made her acting debut in 1988 with the film titled “Aloha Summer” in which she played the character named Lani. In 1989, she acted in the film titled “Fine Gold” in which she appeared in the role of Stella. In 1990, she appeared in the film called “Enemy” as Mai Chang.
1991 saw her appear in the film titled xShowdown in Little Tokyo” in the role of Minako Okeya. In 1991, she acted in the film called xHarley Davidson and the Marlboro Man” in the role of Kimiko. In 1992, she acted in the film titled “Wayne’s World” as Cassandra. The same year, she acted in the film titled “Little Sister” as Adrienne. 1993 saw her appear in the film titled “Rising Sun” in the role of Jingo Asakuma. The same year, she appeared in the film “Quick” as Janet Sakamoto, in the film “Treacherous” as Dr. Jessica Jamison, and in the film titled “Wayne’s World 2” as Cassandra Wong.
In 1994, she acted in the film “True Lies” in the role of Juno Skinner. 1995 saw her act in the film titled “Jury Duty” as the character named Monica. The same year, she appeared in “The Immortals” as Gina Walker and in “Hostile Intentions” as the character named Nora. 1996 saw her act in the film titled “Hollow Point” in the role of Diane Norwood, in the film titled “High School High” as Victoria Chapell, and in the film titled “Natural Enemy” as Christina.
The following year, in 1997, she appeared in the film titled “Kull the Conqueror” in the role of Akivasha. The same year, she acted in the film called “Top of the World” as Rebecca Mercer. 1998 saw her appear in the film called “Scar City” in which she acted as Candy. In 1999, she acted in “My Teacher’s Wife” as Vicky Mueller, in “Five Aces” as Karen Haggerty, and co-produced “If…Dog…Rabbit”.
From 2000 to 2010, Tia Carrere appeared in films like “Merlin: The Return” in which she portrayed the role of Dr. Joan Maxwell, “Lilo & Stitch ” In which she voiced Nani Pelekai, “Aloha, Scooby-Doo!” In which she voiced Snookie, Also Adam West contributed to this movie too. In “Lilo & Stitch 2: Stitch Has a Glitch” in which she voiced Nani Pelekai, “Wild Cherry” in which she acted as Ms. Jane Haumea, and “Hard Breakers” in which she portrayed the role of Jodie. 2011 saw her act in the film titled “You May Not Kiss the Bride” in the role of Lani. The following year, she appeared in the film titled “Collision Course” as Kate Parks.
In 2015, she appeared in the film called “Pirates Code: The Adventures of Mickey Matson” in the role of Kelly. The same year, she appeared in the film “Tom and Jerry: Spy Quest” in which she voiced the character of Jezebel Jade. She is to appear in the film titled “Felo de se” in the role of Kirsty.
Tia Carrere’s net worth is estimated to be around US$ 5 million as of January of 2021. She makes most of her fortune from being a singer and acting in films and TV shows. She also makes money from being a model and a film producer.