Carmen Electra Biography

About Carmen Electra

Carmen Electra’s mesmerizing beauty is always a sight to behold, the way she carries her stunning personality has made her one of the most followed models in the fashion industry.

She began her career as a singer and released her debut album titled ‘Carmen Electra’ which was produced by the iconic singer Prince. 

Electra’s breakthrough performance was noticed in the American superhit drama series ‘Baywatch’ where she portrayed the popular character of Lani McKenzie. Her other notable movies are American Vampire, Scary Movie film series, Meet the Spartans, and Disaster Movie.

Her diva-like looks and glistering dressing sense has consolidated her as the ‘Pop-Culture Icon’ of America.

Biography of Carmen Electra

Name: Tara Leigh Patrick

Known As: Carmen Electra

Known For: Played the role of ‘Lani McKenzie’ in the superhit Tv series Baywatch

Date of Birth of Carmen Electra: 20 April 1972

Age of Carmen Electra: 49 Years (as of 2021)

Height of Carmen Electra: 160 cm, 1.60 m, 5’ft 2”in 

Weight of Carmen Electra: 57 kg (126 lbs)

Body Measurements of Carmen Electra: 32-26-32

Eye Colour: Blue

Hair Colour: Light Brown

Zodiac Sign/Star Sign: Aries

Known Languages: English

Religion: Christian

Favourite Food: Sushi

Favourite Destination: Hawaii

Favourite Sport: Cycling

Hobbies: Solving Puzzles

Net Worth of Carmen Electra: $8 Million (approx.) 

Marital Status: Divorced

Nationality: American

Birthplace: Sharonville, Ohio

Controversy of Carmen Electra

1. According to sources, a club named The Golden Banana in Peabody, Massachusetts, violated Carmen Electra’s right of publicity where they used her identity for commercial purposes without her consent.

She filed an official complaint against the bar and initiated a legal battle that included other famous personalities as their rights were also violated by the establishment.

Interesting Facts about Carmen Electra

1. Electra’s father Harry Patrick and her mother Patricia were also artists by profession. Her father was a guitarist whereas her mother was a singer.


2. At the age of 26, Carmen saw her mother’s demise due to brain cancer and soon her elder sister also passed after suffering a heart attack. These incidents left the actress in shock as her mother was her rock and her whole life used to revolve around her mother. 

3. From an early age, she had a knack for acting, dancing and singing and always dreamt of dancing at Broadway.


4. After her short-lived singing career where she released her first and only titular song album ‘Carmen Electra’, she permanently changed her name from Tara Leigh Patrick to Carmen Electra.

5. Her acting career mostly consists of comedy horrors and parody films like Scary Movie, Date Movie, and Epic Movie. She was praised for her charming and bold performances in these movies and was regarded as the ‘Sex Symbol’ of Hollywood.


6. She has also featured in numerous Tv shows like All That Hollywood Squares, ‘Til Death Do Us Part: Carmen and Dave, and Summerland.

7. Owing to her well-formed body and stupendous beauty, she had featured on the cover page of Playboy magazine and even modelled for the covers of the comic books Razor and the Ladies of London Night.

8. Apart from an actor, she is also an author known for her book titled How to Be Sexy.

9. She has an extinct species of fly to her name called Carmenelectra shechisme, owing to her beautiful body structure.

Quotes by Carmen Electra

1. No matter where I’ve been overseas, the food stinks, except in Italy.

2. You know criticism when you get into this business. You accept the bad with the good, the tabloids and the positive side of it.

3. I went to the Performing Arts School and studied classical ballet. That attitude is something that’s put into your head. You are never thin enough.

4. If you don’t have a valentine, hang out with your girlfriends, don’t go looking for someone. When it’s right, they’ll come to you.

Movies and Television Shows of Carmen Electra 

American Vampire1997
Good Burger1997
Scary Movie2000
Sol Goode2001
My Boss’s Daughter2003
Max Havoc: Curse of the Dragon2004
Epic Movie2007
I Want Candy2007
Full of It2007
Meet the Spartans2008
Disaster Movie2008
Lap Dance2014
Television Shows
Erotic Confessions1996
Hollywood Squares2000-2004
‘Til Death Do Us Part: Carmen and Dave2004
Britain’s Got Talent2012
Dance Moms2015
The Last Dance2020

Awards Won by Carmen Electra 

MTV Movie & TV Awards 2004
Golden Raspberry Awards 2007

Affair/Boyfriend of Carmen Electra

Rob Patterson – Carmen Electra and Rob Patterson, a guitarist and composer, began dating each other in 2008. The couple soon got engaged, but could never take their relationship to the next level and had to distance themselves for undisclosed reasons.

Family of Carmen Electra

Father: Harry Patrick

Mother: Patricia Patrick

Sister: Debbie Patrick 

Brother: Rod Mark 

Ex-Husband: Dave Navarro ​(m.1998; div. 1999) and Dennis Rodman (m. 2003; div. 2007)​

Social Media Profiles of Carmen Electra

Facebook: CarmenElectra

Instagram: @carmenelectra

Twitter: @carmenelectra

Education/Qualification of Carmen Electra

School: Ann Weigel Elementary School, School for Creative and Performing Arts, and Cincinnati Public School District

College: Princeton High School and Barbizon Modeling and Acting School

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