Tina Yothers

Tina Yothers


5/5/1973, Whittier, California, USA

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Green-eyed Tina Yothers began doing commercials when she was just three years old. The daughter of TV film producer Robert Yothers, she was born on May 5, 1973 in Whittier, California. Her three brothers (Jeff, Randy and Cory [AKA. Bumper]) had all acted in commercials. She also has…more


Trivia and Quotes

  • Trivia

    • Tina gave birth to son Jake Kaiser on September 24, 2007. Jake weighted 8.8 lbs.

    • Tina was lampooned by South Park: Episode 7, Pink Eye.

    • Tina's band Jaded uses the internet, rather than a record label, to market themselves. "The Internet has allowed people without a record label behind them to do it themselves. We're depending on the World Wide Web to launch us, and we're doing this all on our own."

    • Court documents in the Luck Media & Marketing suit filed against Tina, likely in error list her birth year as 1968, thereby making her 33 at the time of the suit rather than her actual age of 28.

    • Tina briefly hosted The Tina Yothers Show, a live audience talk show discussing important issues facing today's youth. It was cancelled due to low ratings.

    • Tina's movie credits include Laker Girls (1990), Sucesso a Qualquer PreçO (1990), Crash Course (1988), and Shoot the Moon (1982).

    • In 2001, a $20,000 bench warrant was issued against Tina for failing to appear at a hearing involving a $7,500 dispute with Luck Media & Marketing.

    • Tina has three brothers, Jeff, Randy and Corey, and a sister, Kari.

    • Tina's father is television producer Robert Yothers.

    • Tina's full name is Kristina Louise Yothers.

    • In 2004, Tina was granted the lead role in a stage show documenting the life of Linda Lovelace: Lovelace the Musical.

    • Tina authored Being Your Best: Tina Yothers's Guide for Girls.

    • In 2002, Tina married Robert Kaiser, a then-widowed electrician with two sons.

    • Tina is lead singer and co-lyricist with her brother Cory for her band, Jaded.

  • Quotes

    • Tina Yothers: (on accepting the role of Tonya Harding in a Comedy Central skit) They approached me to do it [because] they wanted a white-trash girl to play a white-trash girl.

    • Tina Yothers: (on being the subject of a South Park parody) I could've been offended by being a South Park character, because they're all three feet tall and three feet wide. But I wasn't.

    • Tina Yothers: (on being called a "has-been," by people whp won't listen to her music) People can think what they want. I'm used to it. But when they come and listen to our band play, it doesn't take long for them to realize it's for real, that I'm very passionate about what I'm doing.

    • Tina Yothers: (on her love of music, notwithstanding her fame as an actress) Music had always been in our family. My dad was a musician. My brother Cory, who is a year older than me, was a musician, self-taught, every instrument. Music was always in our house. It was what I dreamed of doing.

    • Tina Yothers (on the music business, in contrast to acting) It's a hell of a lot more work and a hell of a lot more rejection. But it's definitely more pleasurable.

    • Tina Yothers: (on whether her role of Jenifer Keaton was a blessing or a curse) A little bit of both.... I am Tina Yothers and I'll never be anyone different.

    • Tina Yothers: (on being asked what she would do after Family Ties ended) I don't know any 16-year-old that has their life planned out at 16....

  • I really liked you when you were on Family Ties because I thought you had a cute nobby nose.

    I am a big fan of yours. I have watched and taped every episode with you as Jennifer Keaton in Family Ties from 1982-1987.

    I am living in a residential house because I have Aspergers Syndrome, which means I get stuck on magpies, I have been watching Family Ties with family and friends.

    I would like to meet you for a cake and a hot chocolate one day.