Tia is currently filming Dark Honeymoon.
Tia was discovered outside a grocery store in Waikiki after leaving a photo shoot. This led to her being cast as the lead in Aloha Summer.
In 2003, Tia Carrere was awarded a Lifetime Achievement Award by Philippine president Gloria Arroyo.
1993 Tia Carrere's first solo album in 1993, Dream, went platinum in the Philippines.
Tia was offered a role on Baywatch, but turned it down for her role as "Cassandra" in Wayne's World.
Tia was eliminated from the first round of the 1985 Star Search.
She was raised in the island of Oahu, Hawaii.
She attended Sacred Hearts Academy, an all-girls private Catholic school.
Tia has one child a daughter, named Bianca who was born on September 25, 2005 in Los Angeles, California.
In 1992, she was named one of the "50 Most Beautiful People in the World" by People magazine.
She has a recording studio in her house.
In January 2003, Tia was featured in Playboy Magazine.
Tia is currently married to Simon Wakelin, since New Years Eve 2002.
On November 22, 1992, Tia got married to Elie Samaha until their divorce in February of 2000.
Tia has brown eyes.
Tia is a brunette.
Tia is 5 feet, 8 inches tall. (1.73 m)
Tia had a body double used in nude hot tub scene in the film Showdown in Little Tokyo.
Her little sister could not say "Althea", it came out "Tia."
In 2001, she ranked # 69 in FHM "USA's 100 Sexiest Women."
She studied acting in the same class with actor Casper Van Dien.
Tia is a cousin of Maria Antenorcruz.
Tia: People want me to do the strangest things. They want me to sign their arms or chests.
Tia: I act and perform in hopes of getting attention and admiration.
Tia: I grew up in Hawaii where everyone was part Asian, at least mixed. It never mattered.
Tia: I kind of fell into acting, but I have sung and trained since I was in the eighth grade.
Tia: When I first met my agent, I said, If something comes up and it fits my age range and personality, I would like you to send me up for it, even if it specifies blonde or brunette.
Tia: Some people would call me bossy.
Tia: I like theme parks. The fastest roller coaster I've ever been on is at a casino in Nevada.
Tia: I had just graduated from high school and I didn't have any plans for the future. I don't think I even applied to college.
Tia: I can't stand when people say, Don't hate me because I'm beautiful. OK, how about I hate you because you said that'
Tia: Having the Stitch character, the villain that becomes a hero, coming from outer space, it took a very difficult and complex story and put it into a simpler, kinder time.
Tia: I can't sit on grass without a blanket.
Tia: I had been gullible, naive, soft, pliable. That's why I got taken advantage of. To survive, you have to have a tough skin.
Tia: I like being whipped around violently.
Tia: The reporter claimed he was going to write the article from my point of view. Instead, he made me sound like a little idiot. It made me never want to do another interview again.
Tia: Jason Lee is the most famous actor from Hawaii I can think of.
Tia: Doors open because you're beautiful, but I wouldn't cultivate beauty to the exclusion of brains.
Tia: Did you know hemp is a natural fiber.
Tia: Beauty lasts five minutes. Maybe longer if you have a good plastic surgeon.
Tia: As an actress, you're already disregarded for a lot of the parts by the people who are setting up those shows. You don't need your agent to be doing the same.
Tia: Adolescence is a drastic time for anyone. I grew four inches, for heaven's sake.