Tia Carrere Net Worth : $1.5 million
Tia Carrere is an American actress who has $1.5 million in the bank. Over the years, she rose to prominence with her roles in TV shows namely General Hospital, Dancing with the Stars and The Celebrity Apprentice. The actress first got her major break landing a regular role on the daytime soap opera General Hospital.
Since her debut, she has gone onto acting in several movies as well such as Wayne’s World, Wayne’s World 2, Lilo & Stitch, Lilo & Stitch: The series, Duck Dodgers, True Lies and Rising Sun.
Tia Carrere is also known for her crooning talents. She has successfully released several successful albums. The first album, Dream, went platinum in the Philippines. The actress worked with a 4 – time Grammy Award winning producer for her second album; the third album ”Ikena”, landed her a Grammy Award.
There have been several eye catching articles and news written about her personal life. When she was married to Eli Samaha, Tia was accused of having an affair with Tie Domi. Her relationship with Elie couldn’t weather the storm and they called it quits in February 2000.
After that, she was hitched to photo journalist Simon Wakelin on November 30, 2002. Their marriage led to the birth of daughter, Bianca, on September 25, 2005. The couple couldn’t stay true to their wedding vows and decided to divorce in 2010 citing irreconcilable differences as the main reason.
Tia Carrere has also helped increase sales of Playboy magazine. When she posed nude for the January 2003 issue, the magazine went on to be the top selling Playboy magazine of 2003.
The actress was also offered a role in Baywatch. She had reportedly turned down the role in order to audition for Wayne’s World. She has a mixed heritage of Chinese, Spanish, Fillipino to thank for her exotic other worldly looks.